Politics
What 2 new migration compacts tell us about how the world deals with the ‘migration crisis’
Parastou Hassouri | There needs to be an international framework for migrants, just as there is for refugees
Human rights community in Egypt calls on UN to ‘explicitly cancel’ anti-torture conference after to decision to postpone
Mostafa Mohie | The joint statement said the conference in Cairo should be canceled outright, rather than postponed.
Leading Warraq Island activist arrested at Cairo airport as land struggle continues
Mostafa Mohie | The island’s residents have been engaged in a long battle over government plans to expropriate land
North Sinai: An assassination, a kidnapping, a security alert and continued bans on goods
Province of Sinai took credit for two incidents that occurred North Sinai last week.
Was Hassm behind the car bomb attack outside the National Cancer Institute?
Mariam Elashmawy, Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira and Mohamed Hamama | A look into militant group Hassm, accused in Sunday's attack, as well other possible culprits.
Normalizing the military judiciary: How the constitutional amendments bring the Armed Forces into Egypt’s judicial system
Rana Mamdouh | The laws bestow more authority on the Armed Forces, already the most powerful actor in the country
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Car bomb outside Cairo hospital kills 20, security agencies instruct TV outlets on coverage
At least 20 people were killed and 47 wounded in a car bomb explosion in central Cairo.
Sudan opposition rejects committee report blaming sit-in attack on rogue security officers
Protesters rejected the report as an attempt to shield the military council from responsibility
 
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