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Egyptian lawmaker’s call for virginity tests draws fire – Agena harming reputation of women, men and country: Morsi

CAIRO, Oct 2, (AP): A women’s rights group has filed a legal complaint against an Egyptian lawmaker who called for mandatory virginity tests for women seeking university admission, the Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper reported Sunday. It quoted Maya Morsi, head of the state-sanctioned National Council for Women, as saying the complaint …

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Egypt’s Al-Sharqia Governorate celebrates National Day

Al-Sharqia Governorate in Egypt celebrated the National Day on Sept 9, 2016. Members of the ancient royal families – Moharam, Zordoq and Ayoub – organized the celebration in Maymouna Village, the hometown of royal families. Well-known media practitioner, Marwa Moharam, inaugurated the event during which she delivered a speech on behalf …

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27 dead in Egypt bus, train accidents before holiday

At least 22 people were killed in a bus collision and five died when a train derailed in separate accidents south of Cairo Wednesday during a busy holiday travel time. The bus collided with a truck in the southwestern province of Wedi El-Gedid, the Egyptian health ministry said. The number …

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Egypt uses shocking tactics against dissidents: Amnesty – Muslim preachers ordered to deliver identical weekly sermons

CAIRO, July 13, (Agencies):A leading international rights group assailed Egyptian authorities on Wednesday, accusing them of abducting, torturing and using other shocking tactics as a tool to stifle dissent over the past year and a half. The country’s Foreign Ministry promptly responded, lashing back at Amnesty International and saying the …

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Egyptian court voids transfer of islands to Saudis

CAIRO, June 21, (AP): An Egyptian court on Tuesday rejected as “unconstitutional” a border agreement that would have transferred two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, and which had sparked street protests in Cairo. The ruling was a rare rebuke of the government’s foreign policy by the judiciary, which has …

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Muslim mob attacks Christian homes in Cairo

CAIRO, May 26, (Agencies): An Egyptian appeals court has overturned five-year prison sentences for 47 people for participating in unauthorised protests, but upheld fines of more than $11,000 each, judicial officials said. The defendants were among more than 150 people sentenced to jail in mid-May in connection with demonstrations on …

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Egypt’s surrender of islands to Saudi deepens its woes – Blow dealt to pride of many Egyptians

CAIRO, April 12, (AP): Egypt’s declared intention to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has kicked off a storm of vociferous opposition, laced with stinging satire, and dealt a blow to the pride of many Egyptians at a time when they feel their country …

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Great Egypt

EACH DAY, the world witnesses hundreds of incidents as a result of actions carried out by mentally challenged people. The consequence of such acts ends instantly once the perpetrator is arrested, similar to what happened in Washington – the capital of the United States of America – a few weeks …

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Egypt … and orphans of Hassan El-Banna

IT seems the British columnist David Hirst’s stay in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, has affected his vision of facts and reality because he has started using the same random method that some Arabs use to mislead the public. After writing a series of fierce analyses concerning a number …

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Italian student killed in Egypt criticised Cairo govt in articles

ROME, Feb 6, (Agencies): An Italian student found dead by a roadside in Cairo with cigarette burns and other signs of torture on his body had written articles critical of the Egyptian government, according to the Italian newspaper that published them. Il Manifesto, a left-wing newspaper based in Rome, published …

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