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Egypt investor meet to showcase Sisi`s political clout

Egypt hosts a foreign investor conference Friday it hopes will jump-start its battered economy while showcasing international support for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he battles increasingly radical Islamist opponents.

Mar 11, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

Egyptian court jails leading activist for 5 years

An Egyptian court sentenced a prominent activist to five years in jail on Monday for violating a law that seeks to curtail demonstrations, part of one of the toughest crackdowns on dissent in the country`s history.

Feb 23, 2015, 17:19 PM IST