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The fight over coal demonstrates the continued influence of powerful business lobbies in Egypt
 
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HRW and Amnesty International request investigation of ‘extrajudicial killings’ in leaked video
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In post-revolution Egypt, a fierce fight over coal imports
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Egypt drops 2 places on World Press Freedom Index
Egypt bans 2 Sudanese journalists from entering the country
Egypt eases restrictions on importation and burning of coal, environmentalists warn of implications
Court ruling obliges authorities to register children from customary marriages
 
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The worker’s rock bottom moment
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