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Egyptian military's role in economy likely to be reduced after two-three years – PM

CAIRO: The role of Egypt’s military in the economy is likely to decrease in two to three years, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said in a television interview with CBC. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a former military general, has promised to revive the economy after assuming office in 2014 and has called in the army to… Read More »

Egyptian court hands nine policemen jail terms for assaulting doctors

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced nine policemen to three months in prison on Tuesday for physically and verbally assaulting two doctors at a Cairo hospital in January, an incident that prompted strikes and a protest demanding justice. The verdict can be appealed and the court ordered bail of 2,000 Egyptian pounds (173 British pounds). The… Read More »