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Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

World / Politics Sep 17, 2018

Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

Echoing some of U.S. President Donald Trump's rhetoric, authorities in Egypt are taking aim at an alleged barrage of "fake news" they say is meant to sow division and undermine the rule of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Under a new law, the state's top media regulatory ...

Egypt's young Nubians revive dream of return to homeland

World | FOCUS Jul 16, 2018

Egypt's young Nubians revive dream of return to homeland

Siham Othman was born decades after her grandparents were forced to evacuate from their homes on the banks of the Nile River along with tens of thousands of their fellow Nubians. But she has a lifelong bond with her ancestral homeland. Her grandfather became a ...