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2014-07-31 Eritrean Authoritarianism, Human Trafficking in Sinai
[ISS]On the world map, there is no such thing as an 'ungoverned space,' bar the two poles and our woefully under-regulated oceans. It is a neat, practical system, where all land is accounted for and all people know where they belong. That's the theory, at least.

2014-07-31 Egyptian Woman Killed in Tripoli Clashes
[Aswat Masriya]An Egyptian woman was shot dead inside her home by mistake during clashes in Libya's city of Benghazi on Thursday, the state news agency MENA reported from the Libyan Red Crescent.

2014-07-31 Parents of Jailed Aljazeera Journalist to Push for His Release
[The Star]The family of jailed Aljazera journalist Peter Greste has said they are contemplating organizing international campaigns to fight for the rights of prisoners and victims.

2014-07-31 Stop the Gay-Bashing, Africa Should Focus On Other Things
[RNW Africa]RNW Blogger Shaun Matsheza explains why he believes that 'what every raging homophobe needs is to sit down and talk to someone who is on the receiving end of their vitriol.'

2014-07-31 Official - Shipments Sent to Palestinians in Good Condition
[Egypt Online]In response to the reports circulated by various news web sites and repeated by a number of irresponsible Palestinian entities regarding the shipments of food and medical aid presented by the Egyptian Armed Forces and the Red Crescent to alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian brothers in the Gaza Strip during the tragic events currently transpiring, an official source unequivocally denied these reports, affirming that all of the shipments sent to the Palestinian people, whether food or medical supplies

2014-07-31 UAE Offers Egp 150 Million for School Building in Egypt
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has provided Egypt with funds of 150 million Egyptian pounds for the establishment of government schools across the country, MENA reported Local Development Minister Adel Labib as saying on Thursday.

2014-07-31 Tehran Urges Egypt Permits to Allow Iranian Aid to Gaza
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A top Iranian diplomat has urged the Egyptian authorities to speed its approval of the permits required to allow the passage of aid to the war-torn Gaza strip.

2014-07-31 Egypt Moves Clock Forward On Thursday Midnight
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Daylight saving time (DST) will be restored on Thursday, announced the Egyptian cabinet.

2014-07-31 Egyptian Aid Allowed Into Gaza
[Egypt Online]An Egyptian aid shipment was allowed into the Gaza Strip via Rafah border crossing on Tuesday 29/7/2014, an official source at the terminal said.

2014-07-31 Egypt AMB. in Berlin Partakes in Inaugurating Egyptian Monuments Exhibition
[Egypt Online]Egypt's ambassador in Berlin Mohamed Hegazi took part on Tuesday 29/7/2014 in inaugurating an exhibition on the Egyptian ancient monuments.

2014-07-31 PM Issues 3 Decisions to Support Development, Boost Investments
[Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab issued on Tuesday 29/7/2014 three important decisions aiming at supporting development in governorates, encouraging investments and advancing municipalities.

2014-07-31 IDB Loans Egypt U.S.$25 Million to Develop Vocational Training Centers
[Egypt Online]ecTrade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour said Tuesday 29/7/2014 that a program for developing vocational training centers, affiliated to the department of productivity sufficiency, has been adopted.

2014-07-31 Sisi Exchanges Eid Greetings With Arab Kings, Presidents
[Egypt Online]Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Ihab Badawi said that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi exchanged Eid greetings with King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, King of Jordan Abdullah bin Al-Hussein, and King of Morocco Mohammed VI Ben Hassan, President of Algeria Abdul-Aziz Bouteflika, and President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir.

2014-07-31 Non-Commissioned Officer, 8 Takfiris Killed in North Sinai Campaign
[Egypt Online]Military spokesman Brigadier General Mohamed Samir said on Tuesday 29/7/2014 that a non-commissioned officer and eight takfiris were killed in an army crackdown in North Sinai.

2014-07-31 Egypt, Cyprus FMS Discuss Bilateral Relations, Gaza Crisis
[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Wednesday 30/7/2014 in a phone call with his Cypriot counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides bilateral relations and regional issues.

2014-07-30 Army Officer Killed in North Sinai - Source
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -An Egyptian army officer was killed on Tuesday afternoon in clashes between security forces and "militants" in North Sinai's Rafah, a security source said.

2014-07-29 Initiative Reports 13 Harassment Incidents in Eid
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A local initiative monitored 13 incidents of sexual harassment in downtown Cairo on Monday, first day of Eid al-Fitr, despite the intense security preparations.

2014-07-28 Shell Hits House, Kills Four Children in Sinai
[Aswat Masriya]Four children were killed and five people were injured after a mortar shell fell on a house in North Sinai on Saturday.

2014-07-28 Security Raids to Combat Smuggling, Infiltration - Military Spokesman
[Egypt Online]Date of publication:Saturday, 26 July 2014

2014-07-28 Egypt Spares No Effort to Reach Ceasefire in Gaza - FM
[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shourki asserted on Friday that Egypt spares no effort to stop the Israeli aggression that killed more than 800 people in the Gaza Strip.

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