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Sunday, 21 March 2021

Egypt in the News on 21 March 2021

Sanaa Seif’s prison sentence is still getting coverage in the foreign press this morning: The Times notes the activist and filmmaker’s 18-month sentence on charges of “disseminating false information” and defaming a public official.

Also making headlines:

  • Port Fouad’s salt hills are reminiscent of Europe’s snowy mountains, making them a go-to destination for local holidaymakers. (CNN | Reuters)
  • A call for spring breakers: Aswan is the world’s third sunniest city, coming in just behind Phoenix, Arizona. (Wall Street Journal)

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