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2014-10-30 OSCE Condemns Sinai Terror Attack
[Egypt Online]Member states in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) condemned the recent terror attack that took place in Sinai and offered condolences to the Egyptian people and government.

2014-10-29 Mursi Prison Break Trial Postponed
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The Cairo Criminal Court postponed on Wednesday the trial of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and 130 others for escaping from the Wadi al-Natroun prison to November 30.

2014-10-29 Military Investigating Alleged Video of Army Forces Torturing Citizens - Source
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The military is investigating a video which circulated on Tuesday showing citizens being subjected to torture at the hands of men dressed in army uniform, a military source said on Wednesday.

2014-10-29 Azhar University Suspends Seven Students for Protesting - Chairman
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Al-Azhar University suspended on Wednesday seven students for participating in protests organised by the Muslim Brotherhood, the university chairman said.

2014-10-29 Police Disperse Students Protest Outside Azhar University
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Police forces dispersed on Wednesday a rally staged by female students "supporting the Muslim Brotherhood" outside Azhar University campus, an eyewitness said.

2014-10-30 Pres. Sirleaf Consoles Egypt
[New Dawn]President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a condolence message to the Government and People of the Arab Republic of Egypt for the killing 30 Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Region.

2014-10-30 Egypt, Italy Agree On Joint Cultural Activities
[Egypt Online]Minister of Culture Dr. Gaber Asfour has discussed with his Italian counterpart Dario Franceschini several cultural initiatives proposed by both sides to boost cooperation between the two countries in this aspect.

2014-10-30 Egypt Congratulates Tunisians On Parliamentary Elections
[Egypt Online]Egypt has congratulated Tunisia on the parliamentary polls that were conducted in the Arab country on Monday 27/10/2014.

2014-10-30 Interior Minister Follows Up Implementation of Security Plan
[Egypt Online]The supreme police council met on Tuesday28/10/2014, under Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim to follow up the implementation of a security strategy for the current stage.

2014-10-30 Minister - Airport City to Be Offered to Investors At Egypt's Economic Conference in Feb
[Egypt Online]Minister of Civil Aviation Hossam Kamal said on Tuesday 29/10/2014 that an agreement has been reached with the Ministry of Investment on investment mechanisms in the airport city project that will be established in the vicinity of Cairo International Airport. Offers will be floated to investors ahead of Egypt's economic conference in February.

2014-10-30 Military Tribunal Sends Former Intelligence Official to Prison
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A military tribunal sentenced on Wednesday a former official at Egypt's General Intelligence Services to a year in prison for making statements to the press that affect national security.

2014-10-30 FM, UK Counterpart Discuss Arab Region's Developments
[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri said that he held a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond to discuss promoting cooperation in various fields.

2014-10-30 Sisi Tells 'Okaz' - Egyptians Will Overcome Difficulties
[Egypt Online]President Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi is confident that people in Egypt will overcome all difficulties, the same way they corrected the course for a better future.

2014-10-30 NCHR Condemns Police Search of Member's House
[Aswat Masriya]The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) expressed on Wednesday its "surprise and rejection" to a police search conducted on the house of one of its members earlier in the morning.

2014-10-29 Middle East Primate - 'Egypt Fights Terror'
[ACNS]On 24 October 2014, all of us here in Egypt were shocked to hear the news of another terrorist attack in the North of Sinai. The terrorists fired on a military border check point, killing 26 military officers and soldiers and injuring a further 25. This was a very serious incident and an attack on the forces of law and order, yet it was largely ignored by the international media.

2014-10-29 Mursi's Prison Escape Trial Resumes
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A criminal court in Cairo will resume on Wednesday the trial of former President Mohamed Mursi and 130 others for escaping from the Wadi al-Natroun prison during the January uprising in 2011.

2014-10-28 Mubarak Appeals Against Jail Term
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -An Egyptian court will consider on January 13 the challenge against a judicial order sending toppled President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to prison on embezzlement charges.

2014-10-29 Two Activists Begin Sit-in to Protest Jailing Their Family
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Two prominent Egyptian activists started a sit-in on Wednesday in Cairo's Supreme Court to protest the imprisonment of their family members; Alaa Abdel Fattah and Sanaa Seif.

2014-10-29 Two Bombs Go Off in Sharqia, No Casualties
[Aswat Masriya]Sharqia -Two bombs exploded on Wednesday morning in a sewage project under construction in Sharqia, north of Cairo, which destroyed two pipes. No causalities were reported, a security source said.

2014-10-29 Egypt Hails Kikwete On South Sudan Mediation
[Daily News]EGYPT welcomed an agreement by the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) in Arusha recently, commending President Jakaya Kikwete for the job well done to reconcile the rival parties.

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