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Arrested al-Jazeera journalist’s health causing concern, says Egyptian lawyer

Mohamed Fahmy to be moved to hospital facility as rebuke over charges brought against him and two other journalists grows

Lawyers monitoring the cases of three journalists arrested in Cairo late on Sunday have expressed concern over the health of …

Egypt has repaid $700m to Paris Club: CBE

Egypt has repaid $700m to Paris Club: CBE

Central Bank of Egypt Governor Hisham Ramez ( AFP - Photo)

Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Chairman Hisham Ramez.
(AFP Photo)

Egypt has paid a US $700 mn installment to the Paris Club, according to a statement on 2 January by Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Chairman Hisham Ramez.

“A total …

Canadian pair describe ‘shared trauma’ of ordeal in Egyptian prison

John Greyson and Tarek Loubani were beaten and kept in cell crammed with prisoners before finally being released this week

Shortly after arriving at Egypt’s notorious Tora prison, the Canadian film-maker John Greyson was beaten and kicked so hard that …

Canadian ambassador meets Prosecutor to discuss Loubani, Greyson case

Canadian ambassador meets Prosecutor to discuss Loubani, Greyson case

Tarek Loubani and John Greyson spent 50 days in Tora Prison with no formal charges announced against them.  (Photo from Free Tarek Loubani and John Greyson Facebook Page)

Tarek Loubani and John Greyson spent 50 days in Tora Prison with no formal charges announced against them.
(Photo from Free Tarek Loubani and John Greyson Facebook Page)

Canadian Ambassador David Drake met with Prosecutor General Hisham Barkat on Tuesday …

Canadians banned from travel, case still open

Canadians banned from travel, case still open

Canadian nationals John Greyson (left) and Tarek Loubani were prevented from leaving Egypt despite their release from jail (Handouts from John Greyson’s and Tarek Loubani’s families)

Canadian nationals John Greyson (left) and Tarek Loubani were prevented from leaving Egypt despite their release from jail
(Handouts from John Greyson’s and Tarek Loubani’s families)

Two Canadian citizens who were released from prison on Saturday were not able to …