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UN and international organizations condemn death sentences against 6 people in Egypt
The United Nations Commission for Human Rights said Egyptian authorities must halt death sentences against
Report: More than a thousand civilians currently held in notorious military prison camp
More than a thousand civilians are being held in the Galaa military camp, home to a notorious prison
Update: Prosecution orders the release of leftist activist Kamal Khalil on LE2,000 bail
Leftist activist Kamal Khalil was arrested from his home on Thursday and interrogated without his defense
Sisi to ratify Tiran and Sanafir agreement within days: Source
Asmahan Soliman and Rana Mamdouh | With the legal cycle suspended, the necessary procedures for presidential ratification are taking place
Egyptian government bypasses ISPs to block access to websites: Telecommunications Ministry source
Mohamed Hamama | The websites block has been carried out through a centralized government decision, according to source
Excerpts from Parliament’s landslide vote on Tiran and Sanafir
Rana Mamdouh | Hear what some MPs said during Parliament's general assembly vote on the Tiran and Sanafir deal
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Government prepares to hand over Tiran and Sanafir through Parliament
Asmahan Soliman | Under Saudi pressure, the government has held meetings with MPs to ensure the islands are conceded
Will Egypt’s Supreme Media Regulatory Council become a new censorship body?
Mai Shams El-Din | A new decision and report by the media regulatory council looks to control TV and radio content
 
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