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Court upholds adding 154 defendants to terrorist list

Egypt’s Court of Cassation upheld on Tuesday the Cairo Criminal Court’s previous ruling to add 154 defendants to the terrorist list. They defendants were accused of forming a group in violation of the law, planning to train militant groups in order to kill police and army personnel, and attacking Christians. The case is called ‘Hasm …

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Parliament approves amendments to terrorism, drugs laws

The parliamentary constitutional and legislative affairs committee approved a number of new amendments for drugs law in a meeting on Monday, which will add new penalties to combat drugs and regulate their use and their trafficking. The government submitted modifications to amend the drugs law within the framework of the state’s plan to combat the …

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Egypt halts trial online exams after severe problems

The Ministry of Education announced on Monday that online trial exams for the first secondary stage have been halted after students from all over the country complained about the lagging server. Students were supposed to take a biology exam via an online server where they would use their electronic tablets to answer the questions. However, …

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AUC, Tällberg discusses youth’s leadership struggles in 21st century

With the aim of tackling and discussing the challenges struggles standing in the way of young leaders, preventing them from achieving their goals, the American University in Cairo’s School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) and The Tällberg Foundation will hold a forum on Sunday to discuss the details of leadership in Egypt. At …

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