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Human rights organisation condemns arrests of dissidents’ relatives in Egypt

A human rights organisation has condemned the Egyptian regime's arrests and detentions of oppositionists' family members. This came in a recent report issued by the...

US lawmakers call on Sisi to release EIPR leaders 

Thirty-seven members of US Congress have called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to release the leaders of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights...

Journalist Solafa Magdy spends 1 year in Egypt prison

It has been one year since the arrest and detention of the journalist Solafa Magdy, her husband and their friend.On 26 November 2019, Solafa, photojournalist Hussam Al-Sayyad...

Egypt rights advocate Hafez Abu Seada dies of coronavirus

Prominent human rights advocate and lawyer Hafez Abu Seada, 55, has died after contracting coronavirus. His wife, also a lawyer and rights advocate, announced his...

Egypt: 8 arrested in clashes between Muslims and Copts

Egyptian authorities have arrested eight people following clashes that erupted on Wednesday evening between Muslims and Coptic Christians in the Minya governorate, reported local...

UAE pressure on Al-Azhar to issue anti-Muslim Brotherhood statement fails

Official sources have uncovered Emirati pressure on the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmad Al-Tayeb to engage in the Saudi-Emirati campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood...

Official sources: Iraq trains US-sanctioned militia leader for army position

The Iraqi military is training a former member of an Iran-backed militia, who is under US sanctions for killing protesters, to become a high-ranking...

Grandmother electrocuted on her genitals in Egypt prison

A mother of three and grandmother of several was blindfolded and beaten repeatedly in detention in Egypt, rights organisation We Record has revealed, before being sexually...

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US reports explosions in Eritrea’s capital

The US embassy in Eritrea has said six explosions were heard on Saturday night in the capital, Asmara. It follows...

Suicide attack in Afghan’s Ghazni left 21 dead

In an interview with IRNA on Sunday, Baz-Mohammad Hemat Hospital Chief in Afghanistan’s Ghazni said that 21 killed and...

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