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2016-08-28 Court Orders Release of Journalist Badr
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A criminal court has ruled on Sunday for the release of journalist Amr Badr on bail pending investigation, lawyers Tarek el-Awady and Khaled Ali said on their Facebook pages.

2016-08-28 Human Rights Lawyer Malek Adly Released From Detention
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Human rights lawyer Malek Adly has been released on Sunday after an Egyptian court rejected a prosecution appeal on his release.

2016-08-27 Court Upholds Decision to Release Human Rights Lawyer Adly
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A Criminal Court upheld on Saturday the decision to release of human rights lawyer Malek Adly and rejected the prosecution's appeal against his release.

2016-08-27 Govt Condemns Turkey Bomb Attack
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's foreign ministry condemned on Saturday a suicide bombing targeting a police checkpoint in the Turkish city of Cizre, which left at least 11 policemen dead and injured 78.

2016-08-27 Egypt Buys 180,000 Tonnes of Russian Wheat
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities said on Friday that it bought 180,000 tonnes of Russian wheat in a tender.

2016-08-27 Court Recuses Panel Presiding Over Case of Egyptian-Saudi Accord
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court accepted on Saturday a request to recuse the panel reviewing an appeal against the annulment of the maritime border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

2016-08-26 Egypt's Participation in G20 to Boost Its Ailing Economy
[Focac] Cairo -China's invitation to Egypt for the Group of 20 (G20) summit to be held in Hangzhou this September will boost the ailing economy of the North African country, Egyptian experts said.

2016-08-26 Egypt's Armed Forces Kill Four Militants in Exchange of Fire in Rafah
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian armed forces said on Friday it killed four militants in an exchange of fire North Sinai's Rafah.

2016-08-26 Zimbabwe, Egypt Agree to Implement Tourism MOU
[Financial Gazette] The  Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Walter Mzembi last week met Egyptian government officials to discuss the implementation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on co-operation in the field of Tourism.

2016-08-25 Police Kill Armed Man in Front of a Cairo Church
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Security forces killed an armed man on Wednesday after he allegedly attacked a policeman in front of the Virgin Mary Church in Eastern Cairo, the state-owned MENA news agency reported.

2016-08-25 Embassy Follows Case of Assault On 4 Egyptians in Italy
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's Ambassador to Italy said on Wednesday that senior Italian foreign ministry officials have affirmed their full cooperation with the Egyptian embassy regarding the attack on four Egyptians in the city of Catania.

2016-08-25 Walter Mzembi Targets Egyptian Tourism Market
[Financial Gazette] A JOINT Tourism Technical Committee (JTTC) will soon be established between Zimbabwe and Egypt as the two African countries seek to implement a memorandum of understanding (MoU) inked two years ago to improve the tourism industry.

2016-08-25 Zamalek Vs Wydad, Zesco Vs Sundowns for Semis
[CAF] It is an all-geographical affair for the semis line-up in the journey to the US$1.5 million prize money and the ticket to represent Africa at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan.

2016-08-24 Govt Asks for Unfreezing of Mubarak-Era Tycoon's Assets Abroad
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt asked authorities in Switzerland, Spain and Hong Kong on Tuesday to unfreeze the assets of Mubarak-era tycoon Hussein Salem.

2016-08-25 Egypt Parliament Approves 'In Principle' Transitional Justice Bill
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The legislative and constitutional committee of Egypt's House of Representatives approved "in principle" on Wednesday the transitional justice draft law required by the country's constitution more than five years after the January 2011 uprising.

2016-08-25 Prosecutors Challenge Decision to Release Malek Adly
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Public Prosecution has appealed on Thursday the decision to release Malek Adly, who was ordered to be released earlier the same day, a lawyer of the prosecution, Waleed al-Bily said.

2016-08-25 Egypt's Minister of Supplies Resigns
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's Minister of Supplies Khaled Hanafi officially announced his resignation on Thursday, amidst probes into domestic wheat corruption.

2016-08-25 Orthodox Church, Govt Reach Agreement On Church-Building Law
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Coptic Orthodox Church said on Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with the government on the articulation of the church building and renovation draft law.

2016-08-25 UAE Deposit to Egypt 'Timely', Contributes to Pound Stability - Cbe Governor
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The latest Emirati deposit of one billion dollars to Egypt is "timely" and contributes to the stability of the pound, the governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said on Wednesday.

2016-08-25 Turkish Airlines to Resume Flights to Sharm El-Sheikh in Sept.
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Turkish Airlines has decided to resume its flights to Egypt's resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh starting September 10, the Turkish embassy in Cairo said on Wednesday.

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