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Egypt Reopening Borders for Tourism

The Egyptian government has stated that after along time of banned tours & suspending international flights, Egypt will finally be reopened for tourism starting from the first of July mainly on the seaside as a first step to recover tourism and put it back on the right way. The government also stated that the areas that will be opened are Marsa More...

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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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UN Climate Change fund: COVID an ‘opportunity’ to raise money and ‘relaunch’ green world

The UN-funded financial arm of the Paris Agreement has called the Chinese Coronavirus an “opportunity” to raise funds for climate change action and “relaunch economies on low-emission, climate-resilient trajectories.” According More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Egypt arrests human rights defender Patrick George Zaki

Yet another human rights defender has been arrested and temporarily disappeared in Egypt. An Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) researcher, Patrick George Zaki, was stopped in the Cairo airport on February More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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Mahmoud Abbas rejects Trump’s Israel peace plan, calling it a ‘slap’

President Trump unveiled a proposal for the Israel peace plan which calls for a two-state solution that includes the state of Israel and a Palestinian state, with a capital for the former in Jerusalem and a More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Egypt cracks down on free speech, raids news site Mada Masr over Christian persecution coverage

Egyptian authorities raided one of the last independent news sites in the country, Mada Masr, after having arrested one of their editors the day prior. The news site has received international awards for its independent More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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The New Face of Europe: Immigrants between East and West

Writing about Europe’s refugee crisis is not an easy task when we consider the fact that this crisis could be presented and understood in many ways, depending on one’s political standing. For some progressive More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Coptic Church in Egypt still fighting for its life

In an incredible court ruling in 2016, a centuries-old church was spared the axe and hammer of demolition in the Alexandria Administrative Court under the headship of Judge Muhammad Abdel-Wahab Khafagi. The decision, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Egyptian Toddler, Youssef Ebid Killed En Route to Church

(International Christian Concern) –Copts United reports the death of a 4-year-old Egyptian child, Youssef Ebid, who was struck by a tractor while waiting for a bus to take him to church. The Minya diocese in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Egypt reinstates President Sisi despite intolerance, hostility towards non-Muslims

Egypt’s President Sisi has reinstated a known Salafist extremist leader, allowing him to deliver sermons at an Alexandria mosque despite heavy opposition because of his reputation for intolerance. Opponents have More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Egypt graverobbers steal dead priest’s cross, then body for ransom

Graver robbers in Sharouna, a village south of Cairo, targeted the tomb of a priest who died 13 years ago, according to the Watani news outlet. They initially wanted to steal his crucifix, but then also stole the More...



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