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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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Liberal Hopes Dashed as Post-Islamist Egypt Turns Conservative

When Egypt's military overthrew the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, Egyptians like Nabil dared to hope that their conservative country was on the brink of change.

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Egypt Foreign Minister Heads to Israel for Rare Visit

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry was heading to Israel on Sunday for a rare visit in which he is to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his office said.

Shoukry would hold "lengthy talks" with Netanyahu focusing on reviving the peace process with the Palestinians, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement.

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More EgyptAir Crash Remains Recovered from Mediterranean

Search teams have recovered more human remains from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May, the Egyptian-led investigative committee said Sunday.

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First of Two French-Made Warships Arrives in Egypt

The first of two French-made warships sold to Egypt after France canceled their sale to Russia arrived off the coast of Alexandria on Thursday, local media reported.

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Egypt Govt. Appeals Court Block on Saudi Islands Deal

Egypt's government said Wednesday it had lodged an appeal against a court decision to block the controversial handover of two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

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Second Black Box Recovered from EgyptAir Crash Site

Search teams on Friday recovered the second flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane from the bottom of the Mediterranean that could prove vital in establishing the cause of the unexplained crash.

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