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Tuesday, 07-07-15, 10:37Journalists Face Prison for Quoting Unofficial Sources[RSF] Journalists in Egypt will face severe penalties if they to do not limit themselves to official sources in their coverage of armed attacks and bombings by rebel groups, under a bill unveiled yesterday that will impose drastic new curbs on freedom of information, if adopted. read more...
Tuesday, 07-07-15, 7:47241 Militants Killed in Past 5 Days in North Sinai - Army Spokesman[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Egyptian army has killed 241 militants over the past five days, military spokesman Mohamed Samir announced on Monday. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 14:02CPJ Report Finds Record Number of Journalists in Egyptian Jails[PR Newswire] New York -The number of journalists in Egyptian jails is the highest since the Committee to Protect Journalists began recording data on imprisoned journalists in 1990, according to a new census of imprisoned journalists in Egypt released today. Of the 18 journalists behind bars as of June 1, more than one-third are sentenced to life in prison. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:47Assassinated Prosecutor General's Case Referred to State Security Prosecutors[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Late prosecutor general Hisham Barakat's case was referred to State Security prosecutors on Monday for further investigation, the prosecution said in a statement. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 8:54Coup, Repression Fail to Stamp Out Military's Enemies[RFI] Friday 3 July marked the second anniversary of the military coup which toppled Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. Hundreds have died and hundrds more are on death row as security forces crack down on dissent. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi promised stability, security and economic growth. His record has so far been lacklustre and he has failed to stamp out opposition, according to many observers. read more...
Sunday, 07-05-15, 1:293 Civilians Killed in Rocket Attack in Egypt's Sinai - Sources and Eyewitnesses[Aswat Masriya] North Sinai -Three civilians were killed and two were seriously injured when a rocket hit a house near North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid city on Saturday, sources and eyewitnesses said. read more...
Sunday, 07-05-15, 1:26Egypt in Fierce War Against Terror - Foreign Ministry[Egypt Online] Egypt is waging a fierce war against terrorism not only to defend its national soil but the civilized world as a whole, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday 04/07/2015. read more...
Saturday, 07-04-15, 17:18Egypt's Army Kills 205 Militants in Sinai in Past 3 Days - Statement[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's armed forces killed 205 militants in North Sinai during the past three days and since deadly attacks on security checkpoints on Wednesday, the armed forces spokesman said on Saturday. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 13:10PM - Measures to Secure Vital Establishments[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab held a meeting Thursday to follow up measures and necessary preparations to secure vital establishments, especially tourist attractions and museums. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 13:09Sisi Approves 2015/2016 State Budget[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved on Thursday the state budget for 2015/2016 fiscal year after introducing some amendments meant to cut down deficit and rationalize public spending. read more...

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