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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Warraq residents form committee to negotiate terms with the state

Residents of the South Cairo island of Warraq are forming a committee from within their ranks to negotiate with the state on their behalf, after they refused a relocation settlement, Al Masry Al Youm reports. Authorities, who claim the island is illegally occupied, had offered to compensate inhabitants with new properties if they choose to leave the area, where clashes with security forces as they attempted to clear it last month killed one.

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