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Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Egypt ending state of emergency tops foreign press headlines

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s decision to lift the state of emergency for the first time in four years continues to lead the conversation in the foreign press, getting coverage from The Times | AP | Reuters | New York Times. Human Rights Watch meanwhile, called the move, “a start, but insufficient.”

Also making headlines:

  • Egyptian surrealist Ahmed Morsi’s work capturing New York’s essence landed him a spot in the fifth edition of Greater New York, MoMA PS1’s recurring exhibition. (The Financial Times)
  • Liverpool star striker Mohamed Salah is now part of the English curriculum in Egyptian public sector schools, which the government hopes will increase interest in learning the English language. (The Times)

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