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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    400 ‘disappeared’ tortured in secret Egyptian military prison

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:55pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian 400 'disappeared' tortured in secret military prison Hundreds of "disappeared" Egyptians are being tortured and held beyond judicial oversight in a secret military prison, according to interviews with former inmates, lawyers, rights activists and families of missing people. Since at least the end of July last year, detainees have been taken to Azouli ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s president Sisi ‘will not interfere’ in ruling on Al-Jazeera journalists

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:18am by GDN and Reuters

    ... The Guardian and Reuters in Cairo Egyptian prison terms for Al-Jazeera journalists spark international outcry Newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Tuesday he would not interfere with judicial verdicts, following an international outcry over lengthy prison sentences given to three Al-Jazeera journalists a day earlier. “We will not interfere in judicial rulings,” ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Super Sisi's cult status takes off with video game

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Super Sisi's cult status takes off with video game On Egyptian streets Abdel Fatah al-Sisi- the field marshal who ousted former president Mohamed Morsi last summer- reached superhuman status months ago. Now the digital world has caught up: developers have released a Sisi-themed arcade-style game for Android smartphones, billing the strongman as an Egyptian ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Doctor to stand trial over female circumcision in first for Egypt

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Cairo Doctor and father of the 13-year-old will face court in a first for Egypt Genital mutilation trial after girl dies For the first time in Egypt, a doctor will stand trial on charges of female genital mutilation, after a 13-year-old girl died following an alleged operation in his clinic last year. In a landmark case, Raslan Fadl is the first doctor ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Alexandria villa that inspired Lawrence Durrell novels may be razed

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Alexandria Inspiration for acclaimed author's most famous work, The Alexandria Quartet, could become latest historic building in city to be demolished Durrell's villa inits final chapter The villa in Alexandria, Egypt, which inspired one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works of literature, may soon be demolished, says its new owner. Villa ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian liberal Mohamed ElBaradei sworn in as vice-president

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... the army chief General Abdelfattah Said El-Sisi said the armed forces "acted at the urging of the people". He said: "No one is a guardian of the public, and no one can dictate ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Men-only TV soap in Egypt reflects Islam's growing sway

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Cairo What? A soap with no sex or women? On the set of Coffee Shop, a new Egyptian soap opera to be televised next month, there was a decidedly male presence. The director was male, so too the scriptwriter. The producers were also men. The lighting operator was a man, as were the sound team. Weirder still, all the actors were men. In fact, of the 30-strong cast ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Rising death toll from Muslim-Coptic strife turns up heat on Mursi

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... by The Guardian ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    'Eye Sniper' jailed for three years, but police culture remains brutal

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian 'Eye Sniper' in jail but policing is still brutal They called him the Eye Sniper of Cairo. In November 2011, 10 months after the uprising that was supposed to end state repression in Egypt, a young police lieutenant named Mohamed Sobhi el-Shenawy put his shotgun to his shoulder and started firing at protesters near Tahrir Square. Egypt's already lax ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who called time on Mursi

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... and the Brothers who have mishandled things so badly." Additional reporting by The Guardian The soft-spoken general calling the Cairo tune ...




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