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Egypt demands Italy extradite persons accused of smuggling antiquities

The Egyptian government called on INTERPOL and the Italian authorities to hand over Italian diplomats on charges of smuggling thousands of Egyptian artifacts to Italy, in a case dating back to the years between 2016 and 2018. In addition,Italy has demanded the extradition of the killers of researcher Giulio Regeni.

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Egypt: World Bank warned funding for Covid-19 is neglecting jailed doctors

The World Bank was urged by Human Rights Watch on Wednesday to support medical workers who have been arrested for criticising Egypt’s Covid-19 response, as the bank prepares to give Cairo millions of dollars to combat the pandemic.

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IMF Should Demand Transparency for Egypt Military’s Firms: HRW

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) should demand the Egyptian government disclose financial information about military-owned businesses as part of required reporting on state-owned enterprises, before releasing the next tranche of funding under an ongoing loan program, Human Rights Watch, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, and the Freedom Initiative said …

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Dollars to Despots: Sisi’s International Patrons

President Sisi’s regime follows a consistent policy of entrenching itself in the global financial system to align its own stability with the economic interests of international organizations, Western states, and private companies.

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Interpol Extradites Three Egyptians Implicated in ‘Fairmont Gang Rape’ from Lebanon to Egypt

Three Egyptians arrested by Lebanese forces in August in relation to the gang rape of a young woman at the Fairmont Nile City hotel in Cairo in 2014 have been extradited by Interpol to Egypt and arrived at Cairo International Airport on Thursday morning.

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