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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian military seeks more time to test 'wonder cure' device

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:43am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Military seeks more timeto test 'wonder cure' device Egypt's military said that a device it claimed it invented to cure Aids and hepatitis C needs ... conference then, the head of the army's engineering agency said the military had produced an "astonishing, miraculous" set of inventions that could detect Aids, hepatitis and other ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s military chief Sisi to run for president, vows to tackle militancy

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:32am

    ... to fight every day for an Egypt free of fear and terrorism.” Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi A Sisi presidency would mark a return to the days when Egypt was led by men from the military, a pattern briefly ... needed to stabilise a country in crisis. But he is reviled by the Islamist opposition as the mastermind of a coup against a freely elected leader. Dressed in military fatigues, Sisi vowed ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s military ridiculed over claims that device can cure for Aids, hepatitis

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Military leaders ridiculed by scientific community after unveiling of 'miraculous detecting devices' claimed to defeat range of deadly viruses Army engineer says device can cure aids Egypt's military leaders are being ridiculed after the chief army engineer unveiled what he described as a "miraculous" set of devices that detect ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    98.1pc 'yes' vote for Egypt's military-backed constitution

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:16am by AFP

    ... voters have overwhelmingly approved a new, military-backed constitution in the first vote since a coup toppled the country's president. The head of the supreme election committee, Nabil ... took part in the two-day poll. Officials say 20.6 million voters cast ballots, with some 20.3 million votes counted after eliminating those voided. This is the first vote since the military ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Brutal crackdown on Egyptian protesters as fears mount over ‘pro-military’ draft constitution

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 01:07pm by AFP and NYT

    ... demonstrations at places of worship, has drawn widespread condemnation from human rights groups. As the protesters gathered in downtown Cairo, demanding, among other things, an end to military trials ... but then quickly set upon the protesters using batons. One witness said she saw the police stripping the clothes off a photographer and beating several women. Trials of civilians The military trials ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian clerics want belly-dancing reality TV show banned

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 12:10am by AP

    ... religion". Critics of the show are clerics who also opposed Islamist President Mohammed Mursi and his Muslim Brotherhood group, toppled last year by the military. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Attack on Egyptian border post near Libya kills 21 soldiers

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Attack on border post kills 21 troops Egypt's military said militants firing machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) attacked a border guards' checkpoint, killing 21 soldiers. Saturday's attack in a desert area 630km west of Cairo left four soldiers wounded, the military said in a statement, blaming "terrorists". ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's Mursi defiant in first court appearance since ouster by military

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 02:16pm by AP

    ... January 8 after several interruptions. President Mohammed Mursi, Egypt's first freely elected president, had been held at an undisclosed location since the military ousted him in a coup ... and the 14 other defendants could face the death penalty. The longtime Brotherhood leader rejected the proceedings and said he had been forced to attend. "This is a military coup whose leaders ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Bassem Youssef draws anger over satirical attack on Egypt's military

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:47am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Prosecutor receives complaints which highlight low tolerance for criticism of military, leaders Comedian under fire over satirical swipe at military Egypt's ... to distance itself from its contents. The complaints and the reaction of the station, CBC, highlight the low tolerance this deeply divided country has for criticism of the military and its leaders. ...




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