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2016-04-30 Court to Try Policeman Accused of Killing Tea Vendor
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Cairo appeals court has set the date to try a policeman accused of killing a tea vendor earlier in April to May 14.

2016-04-30 Prosecutor Demands Investigation into Killing of Egyptians in Libya
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's public prosecutor demanded on Saturday an investigation into the killing of 13 Egyptians in the Libyan city of Bani Walid earlier in April.

2016-04-30 Deadly Fish Virus Finally Identified
[SciDev.Net] A mysterious virus that has decimated tilapia fish stocks in Ecuador and Israel has finally been identified by an international team of scientists.

2016-04-29 Egypt's Maamoun Ends Mugabe's Tombim Open Fairytale
[Daily Trust] Egypt's Mohamed Safwat advanced to the semi-final of the Second Leg of the Tombim Abuja Open yesterday with a 6-7, 6-4, 6-3 win over Antal van Der Duim of the Netherlands.

2016-04-28 Egypt Looks South, Finally
[ISS] In early April, King Salman of Saudi Arabia went Cairo on a high-profile visit. He came laden with treasure - specifically, billions of dollars' worth of trade deals, low-interest loans and grants - but left with something that the Saudis consider ever more valuable: the Red Sea islands of Sanafir and Tiran.

2016-04-28 RRA Face Tricky El Shams in Africa VolleyballQuarters
[New Times] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) women's volleyball team will face tricky El Shams of Egypt in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Africa Volleyball Club Championships today in Tunis, Tunisia.

2016-04-27 Fearing Protests, Police Arrest Hundreds
[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian security forces arrested at least 382 people in the days leading up to and during the dispersal of mostly peaceful protests on April 25, 2016. The protests followed a rare mass demonstration against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo on April 15.

2016-04-26 Scores of Journalists Harassed, Detained
[CPJ] New York -Egyptian authorities should immediately cease detaining and harassing journalists, and allow them to do their jobs, including allowing them to cover street protests, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

2016-04-27 Egypt's Muslim Elders' Peace Delegation Arrives Abuja, Preaches Peace, Tolerance
[This Day] Abuja -The Muslim Elders' Peace delegation has arrived Abuja to spread the values of tolerance and peace.

2016-04-26 Mohamed Hamdan Dies Under Torture While Being Secretly Detained
[Alkarama] On 24 January 2016, the Ministry of Interior declared having executed 32-year-old Mohamed Hamdan Mohamed Ali during a police operation in Beni Suef - a city located on the Nile's shores, South of Cairo. The victim had however been arrested at work on 10 January 2016 and was missing since. Additionally, when his relatives were authorised to see his corpse, it bore evident marks of torture which made them believe that the authorities tried to cover-up the real circumstances of his death. Their claim was asse

2016-04-26 Traditional Chinese Ink Wash Paintings On Show in Cairo
[Focac] Cairo -Egypt's capital Cairo hosted a four-day art exhibition that features abstract ink wash works of six Chinese contemporary female artists, an event meant to intensify cultural ties between the two nations.

2016-04-26 Luxor Receives First Tourist Flight From Japan in Months
[Egypt Online] Luxor International Airport received the first Japanese tourist flight after a months-long hiatus, Chairman of the Egyptian Airports Company Adel Mahgoub said.

2016-04-26 Armed Forces Secure Vital Establishments
[Egypt Online] The Armed Forces command has issued directives to the military leaderships to take part in securing vital facilities to protect them against any attempt to foil the country's celebrations marking the Sinai Liberation Day.

2016-04-26 Trade Minister Issues Decision On Line-Up of Egyptian-Iraqi Business Council
[Egypt Online] Trade and Industry Minister Tareq Qabil issued a decision on Monday 25/4/2016 on the line-up of the Egyptian side in Egypt-Iraq Business Council, under Chairman of El Sewedy Electric eng. Company Ahmed Sadiq el-Sewedy.

2016-04-26 Electricity Minister Meets Czech Trade Minister On Cooperation
[Egypt Online] Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker met on Sunday 24/4/2016 with Czech Trade and Industry Minister Jan Mladek during a Cairo visit.

2016-04-26 Egypt, Czech Sign Two Economic Cooperation Agreements
[Egypt Online] Egypt and the Czech Republic signed on Sunday 24/4/2016 two agreements to boost economic cooperation between the two countries.

2016-04-26 Electricity, Petroleum Ministers Attend Inking MOU to Use Geothermal Energy
[Egypt Online] Electricity and Petroleum Ministers Mohamed Shaker and Tarek el-Mulla, respectively, attended on Sunday 24/4/2016 the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to use geothermal energy.

2016-04-26 Manpower Minister Reviews Labour Day Preparations
[Egypt Online] Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan held a press conference on Sunday 24/4/2016 to review preparations for the Labor Day celebrations, which falls on May 1 in Egypt.

2016-04-26 FM - Nation's Will Determines Its Future, Armed Forces Capable of Protecting It
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri said the will of the brave Armed Forces and the clear objectives of the foreign policy safeguard the nation, adding the nation's will determines its future and the Armed Forces are capable of protecting it.

2016-04-26 Sisi Urges Better Quality of Local Products
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi asserted on Sunday 24/4/2016 the importance of improving the quality of Egyptian products.

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