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One dead Four Injured in Maadi Bombing

A bomb detonated in Maadi’s Gaza’er Street earlier this morning, killing a 35-year old security guard and injuring 4 others, including his wife and two children, El Watan News reports, citing a Ministry of Interior Official who chose to remain anonymous.

Ministry of Interior’s explosives experts have vacated the area and restricted access to the crime scene pending further investigation. The motives behind the attack are yet to be revealed.

Egypt rights lawyer says banned from travel

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Reuters A prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer said on Wednesday that airport security officials had prevented him from flying to France and told him he was under a travel ban. Malek Adly, a lawyer with the Egyptian Centre for Economic … read more

Egyptian pound floated at 13 LE to $1

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BREAKING NEWS: The Central Bank of Egypt informed the banking community earlier this morning that it has floated the pound to EGP 13.00 per USD 1.00. The EGP will initially be allowed to fluctuate in a 10% up / down … read more