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Metito Awarded USD $25m Thermal Power Plant Project in Suez, Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt, December 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Metito (, the leader and provider of choice for total intelligent water management solutions in...
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Egypt NGO says office raided by police

Egyptian police raided the offices of an NGO affiliated with a leftist former presidential candidate, arresting three employees and confiscating computers, the group's director said Thursday. The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights, founded…
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Egypt court acquits ex-PM, Mubarak sons of corruption

An Egyptian court has acquitted Ahmed Shafiq, a former prime minister and presidential candidate, and two sons of ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak, of corruption charges. Shafiq fled to the United Arab Emirates shortly after he narrowly lost to the Islamist…
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Egypt arrests jihadist implicated in 2012 border ambush – Army Spokesman

Egypt's military has arrested a jihadist suspected of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers near the border with Israel last year, an army spokesman said Tuesday. Silmi Mohammed Masbah was arrested Monday in Sinai and is allegedly…
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Egypt army says jihadist leader killed in Sinai peninsula

Egyptian troops killed on Monday a leader of an Al-Qaeda inspired militant group that operates in the Sinai peninsula and that has claimed attacks against security forces, the army said. Ibrahim Mohammed Salaima, also known as Abu Sohaib, a "field leader…
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Egypt arrests third pro-democracy activist in a week

Prominent Egyptian youth leader Ahmed Duma was arrested on Tuesday for participating in a protest, his wife told AFP, the third pro-democracy activist to be detained within a week. Egyptian authorities have widened their crackdown on protesters since…
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Egypt’s revolutionary poet Negm dies at 84

Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm, renowned for his revolutionary poetry and for his harsh criticism of political leaders, died on Tuesday at the age of 84, a publisher said. "Ahmed Fouad Negm passed away. He was 84," Mohammed Hashem told AFP. Negm spent…
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Egypt panel approves over half of new constitution

An Egyptian panel approved Saturday more than half of the articles of a new constitution aimed at paving the way for a return to elected rule after July's military ouster of president Mohamed Morsi. If adopted in full, the charter will be put to a popular…
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Protest law, jail terms boost Egypt opposition

Restrictions on protests and hefty jail terms for girl demonstrators are reviving Egypt's autocratic past, say activists and erstwhile supporters of the government that replaced Islamist president Mohamed Morsi after he was overthrown. The military,…

Statement by the Tánaiste on the release of Halawa sisters in Egypt

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., today welcomed the...