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Egypt boosts ties with Gulf countries amid Iranian threats

The attacks on four ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and two oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia have raised many questions over Iran’s threats to the region, a matter that may cast a shadow over Egypt’s navigation in the Red Sea and the Suez Canal. Meanwhile, …

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Is Egypt hosting the African Commission to cover human rights abuses?

The timing could not have been more perfect for Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. His country will host the next session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR) scheduled to take place from 24 April to 14 May 2019 at a time when Egypt ranks as one …

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Egypt’s 3 demands to Sudanese Transitional Military Council

Egypt demanded that the transitional military council in Sudan hand over the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood, which the Egyptian authorities classify as a “terrorist group” since the military coup led by the current president, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi against Mohamed Morsi, the first elected civilian president affiliated to the group, …

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Egyptian committee stresses invalidity of enforced disappearance allegations

Egyptian Councilor Ihab Abdel Aaty and member of the delegation to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) in its 2019 edition has said the Egyptian state has taken many necessary measures to protect workers in the exercise of their labor rights, ensure freedom of trade union activities, …

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Egypt: African Rights Summit Amid Dire Abuses

Egypt is hosting an Africa human rights summit meeting beginning April 24, 2019, while its government is presiding over the worst human rights crisis in the country in recent decades, 15 African, Egyptian, and international organizations said today.

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