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Egypt to hold mass trial of suspected Islamic State militants
Ноябрь 23, 2016
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Egypt to hold mass trial of suspected Islamic State militants

Egypt’s public prosecutor is to bring nearly 300 suspected Islamic State militants before the country’s military judiciary in one of the biggest trials of alleged violent extremists in recent years. The accused include members of Isis’s networks in Egypt and Saudi Arabia who plotted to kill the Egyptian...

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Egypt’s grand mufti says harming gays is unacceptable even as LGBT crackdown continues
Август 02, 2016
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Egypt’s grand mufti says harming gays is unacceptable even as LGBT crackdown continues

Egypt's grand mufti says harming gays is unacceptable even as LGBT crackdown continues Along with the grand imam of al-Azhar, the grand mufti of Egypt holds one of the highest positions on religious authority and plays an important role in determining opinions on religious law. This 2012 photo shows Muslims arriving to...

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Amnesty: Hundreds ‘disappeared’ by Egyptian forces
Июль 13, 2016
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Amnesty: Hundreds ‘disappeared’ by Egyptian forces

"Officially, you do not exist." That's the alarming title of a new report published by Amnesty International alleging human rights violations occurring in Egypt. Activists say people are being detained without access to family or a lawyer, and held incommunicado without formal charges or a trial. They call it...

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Egypt sentences 6 people to death, including 2 Al Jazeera journalists
Июнь 19, 2016
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Egypt sentences 6 people to death, including 2 Al Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court handed down death sentences to six people, including two Al Jazeera journalists, for alleged spying. The six, along with former President Mohammed Morsy and his aides, were accused of leaking state secrets to Qatar. The court ruled Saturday in support of a verdict ratified by Egypt's religious leaders in...

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Egypt Says It Has Found Plane Wreckage
Июнь 16, 2016
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Egypt Says It Has Found Plane Wreckage

Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board. The committee said in a statement late Wednesday that a vessel contracted by the Egyptian government to join the search efforts for the data recorders and the wreckage of the doomed A320...

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REVEALED: British sun-seekers shun Turkey and Egypt holidays over ISIS terror fears
Июнь 13, 2016
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REVEALED: British sun-seekers shun Turkey and Egypt holidays over ISIS terror fears

HOLIDAY bookings to Egypt and Turkey have dramatically slumped over fears of Islamic State (ISIS) terror attacks, it has emerged. New figures show last-minute bookings to sun-soaked Egypt have fallen by 85 per cent compared to this time last year. And those to Turkey are down by 57 per cent in the wake of atrocities carried out...

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Egypt Sentences 7 to Prison for Illegal Protest
Июнь 11, 2016
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Egypt Sentences 7 to Prison for Illegal Protest

An Egyptian court has convicted seven people of taking part in an illegal street protest and plotting a terror "crime," sentencing each to eight years in prison. The seven were arrested April 27, two days after a series of street protests against the government's decision to surrender to Saudi Arabia control over...

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Exclusive: EgyptAir mechanic suspected in Russian plane crash
Январь 30, 2016
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Exclusive: EgyptAir mechanic suspected in Russian plane crash

An EgyptAir mechanic whose cousin joined Islamic State in Syria is suspected of planting a bomb on a Russian passenger plane that was blown out of Egypt's skies in late October, according to sources familiar with the matter. So far Egypt has publicly said it has found no evidence that the MetroJet flight, which crashed in...

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LIH issued a video of the last minutes of the Russian aircraft in Egypt flight (Video)
Ноябрь 01, 2015
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LIH issued a video of the last minutes of the Russian aircraft in Egypt flight (Video)

"Islamic State" promulgated the video which supposedly shows the ignition timing in the air Russian aircraft Airbus A321 in the sky over the Sinai Peninsula. Yesterday it crashed in Egypt, killing all 224 people on board. According to Daily Mail, the terrorists claim that their fighters shoted down the...

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