Tag archive for ‘Egypt’
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By nsnbc On Friday, October 13th, 2017

Finally: Egypt finalizes law to criminalize child marriages

nsnbc : Ahmad Emad al-Deen, Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population, announced Wednesday that the National Population Council is set to finalize new legislation that will criminalize child marriages. Al-Deen More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

ENI to expand Singapore trading desk

nsnbc : Italian ENI plans to expand its Singapore trading desk to market liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies from new projects to buyers in Asia, said senior executives of the Italian oil and gas company’s More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Former Muslim Brotherhood leader died in prison

nsnbc : Mohamed Mahdi Akef, former leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood a.k.a. Ikhwan, died on Friday at the age of 89 years in prison after a struggle with illness. He was serving a 25-years sentence. Advocates More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Palestine: Hamas ready to talk with reconciliation and elections with Fatah, again

Fahwad al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Palestine’s Hamas which is ruling the Gaza Strip, declared that it is ready to meet with representatives from the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority (PA), the de factor government More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Egypt detained rights lawyer Ibrahim Metwally

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Ibrahim Metwally, a human rights lawyer who has attracted international attention with his involvement in investigating alleged forced disappearances and the death of exchange student More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

At least 18 policemen killed in attack in Egypt’s North Sinai

nsnbc : At least 18 policemen have been killed and three were wounded on Monday, in a terrorist attack in the city of Arish in Egypt’s North Sinai province. The Islamic State claimed according to the Amaaq More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Egypt received second of four German submarines

nsnbc : Egypt received the second of four German type 209/1400 submarines reported Egypt’s military, thus completing half of the contract signed in December 2011. The type 209/1400 are built in the German More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Egypt censors journalists’, human rights organizations’, VPN and other websites

nsnbc : Egypt continues its policy of censoring and blocking access to websites including websites of human rights organizations, journalists, and VPN services. Tatiana – Popova/Shutterstock Egyptian authorities More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Egyptian court sentences 43 Arab Spring protesters to life in prison

nsnbc : A Cairo criminal court, on Tuesday, sentenced 43 protesters who participated in protests and riots during the so-called Arab Spring in 2011 to life in prison. A life sentence in Egypt normally equates to More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Russia signed de-escalation zone deal with Syrian rebels

nsnbc : The Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation, on Saturday, said its officials had signed an agreement with “moderate Syrian rebels” at peace talks in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on how a safe More...