Tag archive for ‘Egypt’
Ekaterina Andreeva_Russia_Egypt_Belly Dancer_(archive) 2018
By nsnbc On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Egypt arrets Russian belly dancer over alleged “incitement to debauchery”

nsnbc : Egyptian authorities have arrested the Russian belly dancer Ekaterina Andreeva a.k.a. Gawahara (jewel in Arabic) after a video showing her “scantily-dressed” went viral, said Egyptian security More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Regeni murdered for researching Egyptian trade unions: Claims Italian prosecutor

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Italian top-prosecutor Giuseppe Pignatone claimed on Thursday that Italian PhD researcher Giulio Regeni whose mutilated body was found in Cairo two years ago was murdered because of More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Egypt: Al-Sisi to seek second term, Annan declares presidential bid

nsnbc : Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi announced on Friday that he will run for a second term in Egypt’s presidential elections. Also running is Egypt’s former military Chief of Staff Sami More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Egypt regrets US veto to block resolution against move of US Embassy to Jerusalem

nsnbc : Egypt has expressed its regret over the United States veto that had resulted in the UN Security Council’s failure to pass a resolution aimed to move US President Donald Trump to rescind his decision More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Dinosaurs: Al-Sisi and Putin to sign Contracts for Egypt’s Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday to attend the final signing ceremony of Egypt’s first Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) of Dabaa. Putin arrived More...

By nsnbc On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Egyptian court jailed 14 men for homosexuality and abnormal sexual relations

nsnbc : An Egyptian court, on November 26, 2017, sentenced 14 men convicted of being homosexuals to three years in jail each for “abnormal” sexual relations. Defense lawyer Ishaq Wadie said the men were More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Deadliest attack in modern Egyptian history: 235 killed in mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai

nsnbc : At least 235 people were killed and more than 109 injured after unidentified terrorists stormed Al-Rawda mosque in Egypt’s troubled North Sinai province with explosives and heavy weaponry. Initial More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Court of Cassation upholds 5-year sentence for Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah

nsnbc : Egypt’s Court of Cassation has issued a final verdict on Wednesday, ruling that Egyptian activist Alaa Adel Fattah has to stay in prison until he has served his 5-years sentence for organizing a demonstration More...

Giulio Regeni - In September still too "hot" an issue to allow his family's lawyer to leave for Geneva? In November an issue that prompted international criticism and Cairo to summon western ambassadors.
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Monday, November 6th, 2017

Egypt summoned western ambassadors for criticizing detention of human rights lawyer Metwally

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the ambassadors of Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom over criticism of the arrest of Egyptian human rights lawyer More...

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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...