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2014-10-21 Counterterrorism Observatory - EOHR Condemns Elarish Explosions and Calls for a Strategy to Protect the Right to Life
[EOHR]The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns ElArish terrorist attack of last Sunday, 19 October 2014, which killed and injured 12 Egyptian valiant soldiers, and calls for the quick arrest of the perpetrators of the crime, to bring them to justice and punish them with the severest penalties.

2014-10-21 FM - Cooperation Necessary in Dealing With Terrorism
[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed on Monday 20/10/2014 the overall view in dealing with terrorism and all terrorist organizations in the region.

2014-10-21 Arab Journalists Urge Sisi to Pardon Imprisoned Journalists
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A delegation of Arab journalists urged President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to pardon imprisoned journalists in Egyptian prisons on Monday.

2014-10-21 EU Envoy in Egypt, Discusses Human Rights Conditions With Justice Minister
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The image "western media organisations" reflect regarding death sentences issued in Egypt is "false", the justice minister told European Union Special Representative for Human Rights on Tuesday.

2014-10-21 Military Tribunal Ratifies Death Sentence of 7 Over Terrorism Charges
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A military tribunal ratified on Tuesday the death sentences to seven people on charges relating to terrorism.

2014-10-21 Court Sets Hearing for Appeal On "Marriott Cell" Case in January
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's Court of Cassation has scheduled for an appeals hearing session in the case of Al Jazeera journalists accused of spreading false news on January 1, Defence Lawyer Shaaban Said told Aswat Masriya on Tuesday.

2014-10-21 37 "Brotherhood Members" to Stand Trial for Breaking Into Media Production City
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -An Egyptian court referred on Sunday 37 "members of the Muslim Brotherhood" to the Criminal Court on charges of breaking into the Media Production City, said Medhat Mekki, head of South Giza Court.

2014-10-21 Student Dies Due to Wounds Sustained During On-Campus Violence
[Aswat Masriya]Alexandria -A student at the University of Alexandria was reported dead on Tuesday morning due to wounds sustained during on-campus violence last week.

2014-10-21 Prosecution Refers 36 to Trial for Establishing "Terrorist Organisation" During Rabaa Sit-in
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's top prosecutor referred to trial on Monday 36 "terrorists" for setting up a "terrorist organisation" during the pro-Mohamed Mursi Rabaa al-Adawiya sit-in last year.

2014-10-21 60 Judges Sent to Disciplinary Council for Supporting the Brotherhood
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A judge referred on Monday 60 judges of different judicial levels to the disciplinary council for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.

2014-10-21 Court Fines Central Auditing Organisation Director for Insulting Egypt's Judges' Club
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The Cairo Criminal Court fined on Monday the director of the Central Auditing Organisation with 15 thousand Egyptian pounds for insulting Egypt's Judges Club.

2014-10-20 Six Security Personnel Killed in Arish Explosion - Armed Forces
[Aswat Masriya]North Sinai -Six armed forces personnel were killed on Sunday when an explosion occurred near a security convoy in Sinai's al-Arish, leaving five more injured, according to the armed forces.

2014-10-20 Wanted Sudanese President Visits Cairo
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, wanted on genocide charges, is visiting Egypt on Saturday for the first time since the ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July 2013.

2014-10-20 Seven Conscripts Killed in Arish Explosion - Security Sources
[Aswat Masriya]North Sinai -Seven conscripts were killed on Sunday when a police armoured vehicle exploded in Sinai's al-Arish, leaving four more injured, security sources said.

2014-10-20 Bashir's Visit Elevates Egypt-Sudan Committee to Presidential Level
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his Sudanese counterpart Omar Hassan al-Bashir agreed on Saturday to elevate the joint Egypt-Sudan committee from the ministerial level to the presidential one.

2014-10-20 Hospital Director Suspended for Allegedly Failing to Admit Patient in Labour
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's minister of health ordered on Monday the suspension of the director of a hospital in Beheira which allegedly refused to admit a patient in labour.

2014-10-20 58 Student Protests During First Week of Academic Year
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Fifty-eight student protests were reported by Democracy Index during the first week of the new academic year, at the rate of almost 10 protests per day.

2014-10-19 Police Arrest Rioting Students
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's Interior Minister announced on Sunday that it dispersed gatherings of students "belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood" who attacked administrative security and public facilities inside four university campuses.

2014-10-20 U.S. Embassy in Cairo Slams Sinai Terrorist Blast
[Egypt Online]The US Embassy in Cairo on Sunday 19/10/2014 denounced the blast that hit Arish city in North Sinai, leaving seven Armed Forces servicemen dead.

2014-10-20 Cabinet Mourns Victims of Terrorist Attack in Arish
[Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab mourned on Sunday 19/10/2014 the death of seven soldiers in a terrorist attack in Arish, North Sinai.

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