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Egyptian Lawmakers Approve Law Governing Church Construction

Egypt’s parliament approved on Tuesday a long-awaited law that governs building and renovating churches, an issue that has led in the past to attacks on members the country’s Christian minority by Muslim militants.

Egyptian Christians make up about a tenth …

KUWAIT, EGYPT EYE CLOSER JUDICIAL COOPERATION

CAIRO, Egypt, Visiting Kuwaiti Minister of Justice and Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Yaqoub Al-Sanea, and his Egyptian counterpart, Ahmad Al-Zend, on Tuesday, discussed means of bolstering bilateral judiciary and legal ties.

They agreed to reactivate the joint judiciary committee, to …

ZIMBABWEAN PRES MUGABE IN EGYPT FOR HISTORIC TRADE BODY LAUNCH

SHARM EL SHEIKH (EGYPT), June 9 — President Robert Mugabe in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt for an African Heads of State and Government Summit to launch an ambitious Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) by three African regional groups.

The TFTA, …

EGYPT MORE STABLE IN SISI’S FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE, AMID HUMAN RIGHTS CRITICISM

CAIRO, Egypt, June 9 – On June 8, last year – former Egyptian army chief, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, was surrounded by a massive motorcade, while heading to the Supreme Constitutional Court at a Nile River bank in Cairo, to take oath …

EGYPT TO EVACUATE 10.000 HOMES IN GAZA BUFFER ZONE EXPANSION

CAIRO, Egypt, June 8 – Egyptian military forces will begin to evacuate more homes, opposite the borderlines with the Gaza Strip come July, in an ongoing expansion of the no-go area between Egypt and the Palestinian coastal enclave, Egyptian military …