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News Egypt » People: Jailed Egyptian photographer Shawkan wins UN press freedom prize

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/apr/23/jailed-egyptian-photographer-shawkan-wins-un-press-freedom-prize-1805292.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Egypt's foreign affairs ministry on Sunday voiced its "profound regret that an organisation with the status of UNESCO would honour a person accused of terrorist and criminal acts". Several hundred people, including three journalists, were killed during the ...

News Egypt » People: Egypt: Looming Humanitarian Crisis in Sinai

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/23/egypt-looming-humanitarian-crisis-sinai
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Human Rights Watch interviewed two media workers who live in North Sinai; eight families who live in the cities of al-Arish, Sheikh Zuwayed, and Rafah; and two people who live outside Egypt but are in frequent contact with their families in Sinai.

News Egypt » People: Watchdog warns of humanitarian crisis in Egypt's Sinai

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article209601084.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

A leading international rights group warned Monday of a humanitarian crisis in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula amid severe restrictions on the movement of people and goods there due to a massive security operation against Islamic militants.

News Egypt » People: Egyptian military offensive in Sinai is 'threatening a humanitarian crisis'

News channel or source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/04/23/egyptian-military-offensive-sinai-threatening-humanitarian-crisis/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

"The Egyptian army's actions border on collective punishment," she added. Since the launch of the offensive, the military has distributed images of forces providing humanitarian assistance to people living in the area. According to the military, residents ...

News Egypt » People: Human Rights Watch: Egypt's fight against IS threatens humanitarian crisis

News channel or source: http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/348890/Human-Rights-Watch-Egypts-fight-against-IS-threatens-humanitarian-crisis
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

"The Egyptian army's actions border on collective punishment," she added. Since the launch of the offensive, the military has distributed images of forces providing humanitarian assistance to people living in the area. According to the military, residents ...

News Egypt » People: Egypt: jailed journalist not to get UNESCO's award

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096757388/Egypt-jailed-journalist-not-to-get-UNESCOs-award
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Shukan was arrested on August 14, 2013 while covering the Egyptian security forces' dispersal of Rabaa el-Adaweya sit-in (in the east of Cairo), wherein hundreds of people were killed. Shukan's lawyer, Karim Abdel Radhi told Anadolu Agency that "There is ...

News Egypt » People: Egypt, WB Sign U.S.$500 Million Project to Develop Public Schools

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804230459.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

"With this investment in education, with a renewed focus on the nature and quality of education, Egypt is making a commitment to its young people and the future of the country," Ghanem said. "Fostering skills such as critical thinking, managerial skills ...

News Egypt » People: Egypt decries deadly blast in voter registration center in Kabul

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/298191/Egypt/Politics-/Egypt-decries-deadly-blast-in-voter-registration-c.aspx
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Egypt has condemned a deadly blast at a voter registration centre in Kabul on Sunday that left at least 57 people dead as Afghanistan prepares for nationwide elections in the autumn. In a statement on Saturday, the Egyptian foreign ministry decried the ...

News Egypt » People: Egyptian mosque bill could pit government against top religious body

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/04/egypt-al-azhar-state-standoff-over-endowments-draft-law.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The Egyptian government presented a draft bill to parliament to ... orphanages or schools, while sometimes people donate agricultural lands, plots, real estate or bank deposits for the benefit of a specific person, a group of people or a community, such ...