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First hearing on BBC office closure in Egypt lawsuit set for April 10
Egypt

First hearing on BBC office closure in Egypt lawsuit set for April 10

The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters scheduled April 10 as the date for the first hearing into a lawsuit¬† urging…
Police reportedly prevents screening of ‘The Nile Hilton Incident’ in Heliopolis venue
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Police reportedly prevents screening of ‘The Nile Hilton Incident’ in Heliopolis venue

Egyptian-Swedish thriller film “The Nile Hilton Incident” was allegedly prevented by police from being screened ¬†at Cairo’s Balcon Heliopolis venue…
Egypt restricts access to 57 news website: report
Egypt

Egypt restricts access to 57 news website: report

Independent news websites Al-Badil, Al-Bedaiah, and Medium, are now unreachable to internet users in Egypt, raising the total number of…
US accuses Egypt of stifling freedom of expression
Egypt

US accuses Egypt of stifling freedom of expression

WASHINGTON - The United States on Monday accused Egypt of muzzling freedom of speech after prosecutors questioned the most popular…
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