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Public prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī announced the formation of a new investigation team tasked with looking into the case of the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni. The announcement was made via a statement issued by the prosecutor-general on Wednesday. The new team is to go through the files in...
Egypt's Cabinet announced that rescue forces from the Ministry of Social Solidarity have arrived in ʿIzbat al-Zarāyib, after the residents of this area had called for help following heavy rainfall. Blankets and food were provided to those affected with the help of local community associations.
A Coptic family in the village of al-Kashḥ, the center of Dār al-Salām in Sūhāj governorate, called on President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to release Jirjis Rāḍī Jirjis Murqus from prison.
The Egyptian government is trying to renew funding for financial, technical, and training aide from different European Union countries to train African counties in modern ways to prevent illegal immigration and develop security, legal, intelligence, and social cooperation with the victims. These...
On Friday, the Egyptian security forces arrested the researcher Patrick George Zaki [Pātrīk Jūrj Zakī] at Cairo Airport after he had flown there from Italy. Following his arrest, he disappeared until Saturday afternoon when he stood before the al-Manṣūra prosecution in al-Daqhaliyyah governorate.
In this article, the author reflects on how Islamists at a recent summit in Kuala Lumpur are focusing their efforts around the concept of “thinking about the Muslim Nation” [al-tafkīr bil-umma].  The author discusses the dangers of such a policy as enacted in Sudan and highlights the contradictions...
After Saturday protests against President al-Bashīr’s government, clashes between the protesters and the Sudanese security forces led to the killing of 5 people and more than 25 wounded. An eyewitness said that those demonstrations in Omdurman [Umm Durmān], seems to be the biggest since their...
The first hours of voting in the referendum to amend the Egyptian constitution, Saturday, witnessed a weak turnout of voters in most governorates.  Attempts to mobilize Copts and women in an effort to confront low voter turnout were evident with the start of Egyptians voting at home.  Voting will...
Regardless of how the political situations in Lebanon and Iraq may end, there is no doubt that the movements occurring there have come to represent an important transition in the consciousness of their citizens.  They have come to question the competency of confessional forms of governance that...
Political analysts disagree about whether or not the small-scale demonstrations held on Friday, September 21st against current Egyptian president ‘Abd al-Fattaḥ al-Sīsī will lead to a wave of new protests in the weeks to come, while one rights activist who took part in the protests discusses...

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