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Egypt: former presidential candidate given jail term in ‘politically-motivated’ conviction

Today’s conviction of Khalid Ali, a former Egyptian presidential candidate and prominent human rights lawyer widely viewed as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s top contender for the 2018 presidential elections, is “politically-motivated”, said Amnesty International.

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Egypt announces failure of talks over Ethiopian dam

An Egyptian government source has announced the failure of the talks about Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, Almesryoon.com reported on Sunday. The anonymous source said that Cairo is currently studying diplomatic and political moves to maintain its rights to water from the River Nile as guaranteed by international law.

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Ibrahim Al-Senoussi: Sisi regime culpable in the death of Akef

Ibrahim Al-Senoussi, a counsellor to Sudanese president and former Secretary-General of the Sudanese Popular Congress Party, criticised the government of Egypt over the death of Mohammed Mahdi Akef, a former leader of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Only terrorists will be deprived of Egyptian nationality, not opponents: Interior Ministry’s official

The Interior Ministry will only remove the Egyptian nationality from any citizen who is proven to be member of a terrorist group by judicial verdict, according to media statements from the ministry’s deputy director general for Legal Affairs.

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