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Thousands of Egyptian doctors protest over alleged police brutality

CAIRO Thousands of Egyptian doctors demonstrated in Cairo on Friday in a rare protest at what rights groups call police impunity after two doctors were alleged to have been assaulted in a hospital in the city last month.

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Italy demands justice for slain student, Egypt rejects accusations 08 Feb 2016

ROME/CAIRO Italy demanded on Monday that Egypt catch and punish those responsible for the death of a student found tortured by a roadside in Cairo, and the Egyptian government dismissed suggestions its security services could have been involved.

Egypt rejects media accusations security forces behind killing of Italian student 08 Feb 2016

CAIRO Egyptian Interior Minister Magdi Abdel Ghaffar said on Monday he rejected media accusations that security forces were behind the killing of an Italian student who was found dead on a Cairo roadside with signs of torture on his body.

Egyptian police shoot four suspected militants in raid near Cairo 07 Feb 2016

CAIRO Egyptian police shot dead four suspected Islamist militants inside a house a few miles from central Cairo, the interior ministry said on Sunday, the third such incident in as many weeks.

Travel agency in isolated Gaza recalls the 'golden' 1950s 07 Feb 2016

GAZA Nabil Shurafa's travel agency in Gaza was once packed with clients booking flights to London, Paris, New York or cities across the Arab world. These days, he's lucky if anyone comes in, as so few people can get out.

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Dozens mourn slain Italian student at Cairo embassy 06 Feb 2016

CAIRO Dozens of people gathered at the Italian embassy in Cairo on Saturday to mourn the Italian student Giulio Regeni, whose body was found half naked at a roadside with what a senior Egyptian prosecutor has said were cigarette burns and other signs of torture.