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The ‘Egypt Papers’: Here is what we know so far

Over the past week, the investigative French platform Disclose has published a series of stories on Egypt-French relations dubbed the “Egypt-Papers.” The stories hone in on arms and spytech deals between the two countries, as well as a joint counterterrorism mission from 2016 to 2018 that resulted in at least …

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Egypt operation leaks: France takes legal action for breach of defence secrecy

France’s defence ministry filed a legal complaint on Wednesday over a “violation of national secrecy”, after revelations suggesting a French anti-terrorism operation in Egypt was being used for internal repression, the ministry said on Thursday.

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Rights watchdog demands probe into France’s role in airstrikes on civilians in Egypt

A global human rights watchdog, on Wednesday, called on French authorities to “immediately investigate” allegations on involvement in aerial attacks against civilians in a joint “covert operation” with Egypt at the Libyan border in 2016-2018, Anadolu News Agency reports.

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