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At least 19 killed in car crash in Egypt

At least 19 people were killed as a truck collided with a passenger microbus near the Egyptian capital Cairo, Egypt’s state-run Al-Ahram news website reported on Wednesday. The accident took place on a ring road on the outskirts of Cairo towards the 6th of October city, where security and traffic …

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Egypt frees several prominent activists ahead of Eid al-Adha

Several prominent Egyptian activists and journalists were released from custody on Sunday following months of detention on charges including joining or aiding a terrorist group and spreading false news, lawyers representing them said. Egyptian authorities have in recent months released detainees ahead of major Muslim holidays. Sunday’s releases come two …

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