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Egypt Says International Organs Trade Network Arrested

Egyptian authorities announced Tuesday the arrest of 25 members of an international network allegedly trafficking in human organs, including university professors and doctors.

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Egypt Hikes Tariffs on Imported Goods

Egypt is raising tariffs on some imported goods to up to 60 percent following a decree by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the finance ministry said Sunday.

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Al-Sisi Pardons 82 Jailed 'Youths'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday pardoned 82 "youths" including a prominent advocate of Islamic reform, following calls to free prisoners swept up in a crackdown, his spokesman said.

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Egypt Morsi Trial Judge Escapes Car Bombing

An Egyptian judge in one of the trials of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi escaped unharmed when a car bomb exploded in Cairo on Friday, police officials said.

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Egypt Central Bank Floats Pound

Egypt floated the country's pound Thursday as part of a raft of reforms, after a dollar crunch and exorbitant black market trade threatened to grind some imports to a halt.

The government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is rolling out an austerity program and seeking billions in support from abroad in order to meet conditions for a $12 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund.

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Israeli Shot Dead while Working on Egyptian Border

An Israeli working along the border with Egypt was shot and killed on Tuesday, the Israeli army said, while also noting the incident did not appear related to "terror activities."

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U.N. Alarm as Egypt Freezes Assets of Key Rights Activists

The U.N. on Tuesday said it was "extremely concerned" by a Cairo court's decision to freeze the assets of five prominent human rights activists and three NGOs.

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Egypt Freezes Assets of Human Rights Defenders, NGOs

An Egyptian court froze assets of five prominent human rights defenders and three non-governmental organizations on Saturday, provoking fears of an intensified crackdown on civil society.

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27 Dead in Egypt Bus, Train Accidents before Holiday

At least 22 people were killed in a bus collision and five died when a train derailed in separate accidents south of Cairo Wednesday during a busy holiday travel time.

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Egypt Frees Renowned Rights Lawyer

Egyptian authorities on Sunday released a renowned human rights lawyer arrested after protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia.

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