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Fears over Egyptian judiciary’s independence arise after Sisi appointments

Fears are rising in Egypt over the Egyptian president appointment of top judges for the first time in the country’s modern history, criticism of the judiciary’s lack of independence is rampant.

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Attack outside Cairo hospital raises questions about Egypt’s anti-terror policies

Egyptians are reeling from the shock of a deadly blast that rocked the central Cairo neighborhood of Manial just before midnight Aug. 5. The explosion that occurred outside the Cairo University-affiliated National Cancer Institute (NCI), an oncology hospital and research center, left 22 people dead and dozens injured. The death toll may …

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Normalizing the military judiciary: How the constitutional amendments bring the Armed Forces into Egypt’s judicial system

The day after a set of controversial constitutional amendments were approved in a national referendum in April, the Minister of Justice sent three laws to the heads of Egypt’s judicial bodies.

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Egyptian army displaces northern Sinai residents

Residents of el-Arish, the capital of northern Sinai governorate, have been exposed to ongoing attempts by the Egyptian authorities to expel them from their areas, where clashes and armed conflicts have been taking place between the Egyptian army and the Islamic State.

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