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Sunday, 29 November 2020

Egypt in the News on 29 November 2020

Human rights still lead the conversation on Egypt in the international press, with the detainment of three members of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights getting digital ink from the the Independent, and the Washington Post. The UN’s news portal also has the story.

Egypt is signaling to the world that it is regaining control of its archaeological finds, a point made clear in newly-released Netflix documentary Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb, after centuries in which archaeological research in Egypt was dominated by foreigners. (Haaretz)

ALSO MAKING HEADLINES: Our latest entry in the Creepy Robot Derby sees a bot helping corral covid-19 patients (Reuters + an interview with Youm7), and Egypt is the backdrop for freediving in this chill-inducing piece from the New York Times. Meanwhile, high-profile Al Qaeda terrorist Adel Abdel Bary has finished a 21-year prison sentence in the US and may be deported to the UK.

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