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Egypt ranked 58th top exporter to US

Egypt ranked 58th top exporter to US

Egypt ranked 58th on the list of countries that export to the United States in 2013 (AFP Photo)

Egypt ranked 58th on the list of countries that export to the United States in 2013
(AFP Photo)

Egypt ranked 58th on the list of countries that export to the United States in 2013, a report from state-run Egypt …

Ministry of Manpower’s decision to freeze assets of workers’ union condemned

A decision by the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration to freeze the bank account of the Egyptian Democratic Labour Union (EDLU) has sparked criticism from different labour organisations.

The Centre for Trade Unions and Workers’ Services (CTUWS) condemned the ministry’s …

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

An Egyptian Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 2005 stated that over 95% of Egyptian women had been circumcised (AFP Photo / Safin Hamed )

An Egyptian Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 2005 stated that over 95% of Egyptian women had been circumcised
(AFP Photo / Safin Hamed )

Thursday marks the eleventh International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a …

25 January protesters faced human rights violations: Amnesty International

25 January protesters faced human rights violations: Amnesty International

An Egyptian policeman arrests a Muslim Brotherhood supporter (C) following a demonstration in the Nasr City district of Cairo, on January 25, 2014. Egyptian police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Cairo, as the country marked the anniversary of a 2011 uprising that overthrew veteran president Hosni Mubarak.  (AFP PHOTO/MOHAMED EL-SHAHED)

An Egyptian policeman arrests a Muslim Brotherhood supporter (C) following a demonstration in the Nasr City district of Cairo, on January 25, 2014.
(AFP PHOTO/MOHAMED EL-SHAHED)

Released on Tuesday, a new report by human rights watchdog Amnesty International details the …

Swine flu outbreak leaves 24 dead

Swine flu outbreak leaves 24 dead

Egyptian schoolgirls in Cairo wear masks in class for protection against H1N1 flu in 2009 (AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian schoolgirls in Cairo wear masks in class for protection against H1N1 flu in 2009
(AFP/Getty Images)

Twenty-four people have died of the swine flu in Egypt since December, according to the Ministry of Health.

In a Tuesday statement, Ministry …