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Egypt frees labor activist, has him report to police weekly CAIRO (AP) Egypt has freed a detained labor activist who criticized the government and spent about five months in detention, but he will have to report at least once a week to the police, a rights lawyer said Tuesday.
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How one unconventional rebel made the use of umbrellas go mainstream When the umbrella was first invented, it wasn’t meant to be used for rain. The umbrella got its start over 4,000 years ago in Egypt, eventually spreading to Asian countries such as China. Initially, it was used to provide shade from the sun. In Egyp
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Egypt Moves Toward Toughening up Draconian Anti-Terror Law Egypt's legislature gives its initial approval for toughening up already draconian anti-terrorism laws, with amendments that include life sentences and capital punishment for funding terrorism, the state-run news agency says
Voice of America | Feb 10, 2020 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egyptian mediators in Gaza after latest exchange of fire An Egyptian delegation arrived in Gaza on Monday seeking to ease tensions, a Hamas security source said, after Israel again attacked the enclave with air strikes in response to projectiles fired by militants. Egypt has long served as a mediator between Is
Yahoo! News | Feb 10, 2020 08:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kerry Washington bares chiseled midriff in Egypt-inspired at Vanity Fair Oscar Party The Vanity Fair Oscar Party is the go-to for the Hollywood A-list. So it was no wonder Kerry Washington was a showstopping presence at the star-studded bash in Beverly Hills this Sunday.
Mail Online | Feb 10, 2020 06:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau raises issue of detained Canadians with Egypt's Sisi Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he raised the cases of Canadians being detained in Egypt with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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Trudeau raises issue of detained Canadians with Egypt's Sisi Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he raised the cases of Canadians being detained in Egypt with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. "We always stand up for Canadians in difficulty around the world", Trudeau told a press brief
Yahoo! News | Feb 9, 2020 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egypt arrests human rights activist who criticized gov't Egyptian police arrested an activist and researcher who was a vocal critic of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government, the interior ministry and a human rights group said Sunday. Patrick George Zaki, 27, was detained at Cairo's international airport
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Egypt Frees Pro-democracy Activist Imprisoned for 4 Years The government has enforced a strict ban on public demonstrations since general-turned-President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi rose to power in 2013 after a military coup he led against Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president
Voice of America | Feb 7, 2020 2:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egypt officials say 13 killed in Aswan road accident Thirteen people were killed and seven injured Thursday when a bus and a truck collided on a highway in Egypt's southern Aswan province, a health official said. Ihab Hanafy, a Health Ministry undersecretary, said the bodies were transferred to the morgue o
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