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2014-09-01 Varsity Bans Student Politics
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Cairo University will abolish student groups that are affiliated with political parties starting the new academic year, Gaber Nasser, university head, told a state-owned news channel on Sunday night.

2014-09-01 Giza Court Carries Al-Beltagy, Badei, Al-Arian & Hegazy Life Sentences, While Abdel-Maged & Sabry Get Capital Punishment
[HRInfo]Cairo : -Giza Criminal Court, which is convened at the Police Trutees Institute and headed by Judge Mohamed Nagy Shehata, issued today its judgment over the case that is known in media as "Al-Esteqama Mosque Incidents".

2014-09-01 WTO's Director General to Discuss Bali Deal With Egypt's Trade Minister
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egyptian Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhry AbelNour is scheduled to hold a press conference on Tuesday with World Trade Organisation Director-General Roberto Azevêdo during his visit to Cairo.

2014-09-01 Dissolution Ultimatum for Independent Groups
[ICTJ]London -Independent organizations in Egypt face a looming crackdown, 44 international and national human rights groups from across the global said today in a joint statement.

2014-09-01 PM Follows Up Youth Employment Rates
[Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said he has been following up youth employment rates in the past period in light of the major national projects the State is currently adopting.

2014-09-01 Confiscation of Books, Puritanical Religious Fatwa & Kidnapping of a Witness in Recent Human Rights Watch Report On Egypt
[HRInfo]Cairo -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), said that yesterday witnessed several blatant violations against human rights and freedoms in Egypt that included confiscation of three books and an update of a religious fatwa for forbidding the chatting between the two genders via the Internet. The most extreme was kidnapping an academic due his testimony in human rights watch report issued two weeks ago with regard to the anniversary of mass murder crime to Rabaa sit-in's participants on August 20

2014-09-01 Ahmad Seif El-Islam Hamad - Egypt Loses a Tireless Champion of Human Rights
[AI London]The death of Ahmad Seif el-Islam Hamad robs the Egyptian human rights movement of one of its ablest defenders in its hour of greatest need.

2014-09-01 Case of the Guidence Bureau Incidents Adjourned Till September 8 to Resume Hearing the Witnesses
[HRInfo]Cairo -Cairo Criminal Court, convened at the Police Trustees Institute and led by Judge Moatez Khafaga, deferred the case No. 6178/2013 (Criminal South), in which Mohamed Badei, Khairat Al-Shater along with others are accused, and it is known in media as "the Guidence Bureau Incidents", till the hearing of September 8 in order to complete hearing the witnesses.

2014-09-01 Egypt, Oman FMs Discuss Bilateral Relations, Regional Issues
[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed with his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi ways of boosting bilateral relations, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

2014-09-01 Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Situation in Egypt
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2014-09-01 Hassan Hoping to Spur Pharoahs in New Role
[CAF]Egypt will start their Orange Africa Cup of Nations - Morocco 2015 qualifying campaign with a double header against Senegal and Tunisia on September 5th and 10th respectively.

2014-09-01 Young Pharaohs Miss Out As Octet Emerge
[CAF]Holders Egypt was the notable absentees as the roll call for the Orange African Youth Championship Senegal 2015 was completed at the weekend.

2014-09-01 UAE Funds Islamic Museum Restoration
[Egypt Online]Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati said that the Coordination Office of UAE for Development Projects will finance the renovation of the Islamic Museum.

2014-09-01 Sisi - Army Is Mighty Edifice Protecting Egypt
[Egypt Online]President Abdel Fatah El Sisi said on Sunday 31/8/2014 that the Armed Forces were the mighty edifice that the country depended upon in protecting its unity and stability.

2014-09-01 UK Ambassador - Tourism Plays Vital Role in Pushing Egypt Forward
[Egypt Online]British Ambassador to Egypt John Casson visited on Sunday 31/8/2014 South Sinai governorate. This is the first official visit for Casson outside Cairo since he assumed office earlier.

2014-09-01 Solidarity Minister - Red Crescent Allows Tons of Aid Into Gaza Strip
[Egypt Online]Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali said that the branch of the Red Crescent in North Sinai facilitates the entry of aid coming from donor organizations from outside and inside the country to the Gaza Strip.

2014-09-01 PM Inspects Shoubra Fire Site
[Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab inspected on Sunday 31/8/2014 al-Rai al-Saleh Street in Shoubra, where a huge fire erupted Saturday burning dozens of shops.

2014-09-01 Govt to Fight Goods Smuggling
[Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said on Sunday 31/8/2014 that the government is pressing ahead with combating corruption and goods smuggling.

2014-09-01 Agriculture Minister - Squatting State Lands 'Crime'
[Egypt Online]Agriculture Minister Adel el-Beltagi said on Sunday 31/8/2014 those squatting state lands are committing a crime.

2014-09-01 PM - Supreme Interest of Country, Citizens' Interest Top Priorities of Government
[Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab held a meeting on Sunday 31/8/2014 with ministers of trade and finance, Port Said governor, head of the Federation of Egyptian Industries and Chairman of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce in Port Said.

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