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Thousands of Egyptian journalists demand sacking of interior minister

Thousands of Egyptian journalists called on Wednesday for the presidency to dismiss the interior minister and apologise for a police raid on the press syndicate and arrest of two opposition reporters, witnesses said.

Recent Egypt News

Serbian engineer abducted in Libya - foreign ministry 26 Apr 2016

BELGRADE A Serbian engineer has been kidnapped in a remote area of Libya near the Egyptian border, the Serbian foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

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Egypt's security forces disperse small protests against Sisi 25 Apr 2016

CAIRO Egyptian security forces fired tear gas and arrested scores of people to disperse small protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday, deterring what activists had hoped would be large demonstrations, witnesses and security sources said.

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Exclusive - Egyptian police detained Italian student before his murder: sources 21 Apr 2016

An Italian student who was tortured and murdered in Egypt had been detained by police and then transferred to a compound run by Homeland Security the day he vanished, intelligence and police sources say. The claims contradict the official Egyptian account that security services had not arrested him.

U.S. calls on Egypt to conduct thorough probe into student's death 21 Apr 2016

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday called for an impartial and comprehensive investigation into the death of an Italian student in Egypt and said it had pressed the point in private talks with Egyptian authorities.

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Egypt postpones high profile NGO funding case during Kerry visit 20 Apr 2016

CAIRO An Egyptian court postponed on Wednesday the hearing of a high profile human rights group to May, on a day when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who has raised the issue before, met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.