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Amnesty says crackdown turns Egypt into an "open air prison" for critics

Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Egypt’s government of mounting a crackdown on freedom of expression that had turned the country into an “open-air prison” for critics.

The international human rights group said authorities had arrested at least 111 people since December for criticising President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Egypt’s human…

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Algerian generals, others fired without explanation

Heads have been rolling in the Algerian army, the North African nation's most respected institution, and in other security services, with generals in top posts fired - without explanation - at a rate never before seen.

The across-the-board changes, and the silence, are highlighting the opaque nature of the nation's power structure.

Since late June,…

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Egyptian court orders arrest of Mubarak's sons over stock market manipulation

An Egyptian criminal court ordered the arrest of ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s two sons on charges of stock market manipulation, state news agency MENA reported Saturday. 

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, with seven other men, are accused of violating stock market and central bank rules to make unlawful profits through dealing in shares of Al Watany…

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ISIS claims deadly attack on Libya oil company: SITE

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a suicide attack a day earlier against the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corporation which killed two employees, according to a US-based monitor.

Three attackers died in the assault on the NOC's offices in the Libyan capital Tripoli, IS said in a statement published by the SITE…

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