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Brother of torture victim was offered bribes to drop lawsuit

The brother of a man tortured to death by police has alleged that the Ministry of Interior offered him LE1 million...

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Minister: Nominations for presidency will begin in April

Nominations for Egypt's presidency will open in April, Egypt's newly-appointed Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Mohamed Attia, has revealed.

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Dozens of Copts protest Pope's Christmas Eve invitation to Salafis

Dozens of Coptic youth staged a protest inside Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral on Friday against Pope Shenouda's invitation to Salafis and...

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Civil society organizations denounce raids on offices

Twenty-eight civil society organizations and NGOs accused the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) of carrying out an...

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Fishermen rescued as boat sinks in Red Sea

A fishing vessel sank in the Red Sea between Egypt and Saudi Arabia after part of the ship was damaged....

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New coalition calls for unity demo of Tahrir, Abbasseya protesters

A newly-formed coalition of activists is calling for both Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) proponents and anti-military protesters...

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Brotherhood: Parliament majority won't draft constitution alone

The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's largest political group, on Monday sought to allay liberal and secular groups' fears of Islamist domination...

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Former Interior Minister accuses journalist of 'humiliating police'

Former Interior Minister Mansour al-Essawy has filed a case against a journalist accusing him of humiliating the police, Al-Ahram newspaper...

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Britain to double aid to Middle East NGOs

Britain plans to double the amount of aid it gives to NGOs in the Middle East, according to a report...

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Amnesty International: Stop sending munitions to Egypt

Weapons suppliers should stop selling munitions to the Egyptian military and security forces, international human rights watchdog Amnesty International said...

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Brotherhood claims 37% of list-based seats in second phase of elections

The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has declared that its electoral lists won 37.2 percent of votes in...

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Egyptian court annuls privatization of state-owned company

An Egyptian court on Saturday annulled the sale of nearly 50 percent of the shares of Nile Cotton Ginning Company,...

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Egyptian official: Attackers bomb gas pipeline for 10th time this year

Masked attackers blew up the Egyptian pipeline which supplies Israel and Jordan with natural gas early on Sunday, state-run company...

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Maikel Nabil sentenced to 2 years in jail

A military court  on Wednesday sentenced Maikel Nabil, a blogger charged with insulting the military, to two years in prison...

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