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Egyptian judge surpasses own brutal record, sentences 683 to death in mass trial

Egyptian judge surpasses own brutal record, sentences 683 to death in mass trial

Apr 29, Even by Egypt’s brutal standards, the death sentences handed down to 683 people are shockingly grotesque. The notorious judge Saeed Youssef of al-Minya’s Seventh District, surpassed even his own brutal record by the massive number of death sentences he handed down simultaneously. Death sentenced to 683 alleged supporters of the country’s ousted Islamist […]

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Egypt: Two army officers, teenager killed in Cairo shootout

Egypt: Two army officers, teenager killed in Cairo shootout

Mar 20, – Ten people were killed in violence across Egypt on Wednesday, months ahead of a presidential vote meant to put Egypt back on a democratic path after last July’s army takeover. In Qalubiya province, north of Cairo, two soldiers were killed in a shootout with Islamist militants, the Interior Ministry said, adding that […]

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US envoy in Egypt holds talks with rival sides

US envoy in Egypt holds talks with rival sides

Aug 03, CAIRO — Egypt’s Interior Ministry warned supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on Saturday for a second time to abandon their protest camps as a senior U.S. diplomat met with officials on both sides of the country’s political divide. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns extended his visit to Cairo by one […]

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Woman gives birth to a baby girl in Egypt’s Tahrir square

Woman gives birth to a baby girl in Egypt’s Tahrir square

June 30, AP – Cairo: An Egyptian woman on Sunday gave birth to a baby girl in Tahrir Square where she was attending a rally by the opposition demanding President Mohammad Mursi step down, activists said. The woman named her baby “Tamarod”, Arabic for rebellion”, after the popular opposition group, which is leading a nationwide […]

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