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UN rights office urges Egypt to halt death row executions amid torture allegations

Fifteen death row inmates have been executed in Egypt so far this month despite claims from many that they were tortured to secure a confession, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.

According to OHCHR, nine people were …

Bourse gains EGP 8.7 bln, all indexes up

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) gained 8.7 billion pounds this week as the market capital went up 1.0 percent to 836.2 billion pounds compared to 827.5 billion pounds in the previous week.

The EGX 30 benchmark index upped 1.08 percent to …

Cabinet approves agreements with France to finance social projects

The cabinet approved during a meeting on Wednesday under Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli a number of important decisions topped by two presidential draft resolutions on agreements between the government of Egypt and the French Development Agency to finance two programs, …

“New York Times” reporter detained at Cairo Airport and denied entry to Egypt

This is an edited version of a statement that was originally published on anhri.info on 20 February 2019.

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the detention of New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick and his …

Powerful Afghan Political Leader Warns Against Squandering Peace

A prominent Afghan political leader who once had the support of some officials to lead Afghanistan’s negotiating team with the Taliban, warned the president Wednesday against squandering the best opportunity at peace in more than 17 years of war.

In …