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Qatari investments at last? Egypt looks to break inflows paralysis with sweetener of port operation contracts, tax breaks

While the Qatari investment is still pending finalization, if completed, it would deliver a huge influx of long-discussed money from Doha in a portfolio of state assets at a time when Egypt desperately needs to create a margin to stall the effects of the economic crisis and allow it more …

Alaa Abdel Fattah’s sister to address Human Rights Council as alarm sounded over prison suicide attempts

The sister of imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah will appear before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday to campaign for her brother’s release, as a human rights group warned that inmates at Egypt’s recently constructed Badr prison were suffering “horrific abuses”, with many attempting suicide.

Why Does the Global Spyware Industry Continue to Thrive? Trends, Explanations, and Responses

In a striking example, researchers from the Citizen Lab discovered that Egyptian operators were “simultaneously” using Pegasus and Predator spyware to hack the phone of opposition politician Ayman Nour.