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Egypt lawyer appeals court ruling backing islands transfer to Saudi

CAIRO: An Egyptian human rights lawyer said on Monday he had launched an appeal against a court ruling which backed Cairo’s proposed transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government announced last year a maritime demarcation accord with Saudi Arabia, which has given billions of dollars of aid to… Read More »

Nicaragua ruling party widens majority in Congress after vote

MANAGUA: Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega’s party strengthened its majority in the country’s Congress after his landslide re-election earlier this month, the country’s electoral authority said on Tuesday. Ortega, a former Marxist guerilla and the head of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) party, won his third consecutive term in the election on Nov. 6, as… Read More »