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‘It’s a sham’: Egypt accused of restricting protest in run-up to Cop27
Climate activists say plight of jailed Alaa Abd El Fattah shows protesters’ voices will be ignored at Sharm el-Sheikh summit

Ruth Michaelson

29, Jun, 2022 @10:40 AM

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Marseille, Alexandria and Istanbul prepare for Mediterranean tsunami
Risk of significant tsunami within next 30 years is nearly 100%, Unesco says, as it urges coastal cities to become ‘tsunami-ready’

Karen McVeigh

23, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Marching towards starvation’: UN warns of hell on earth if Ukraine war goes on
Unprecedented food shortages could spark riots in dozens of countries as Black Sea blockade adds to pressures, says WFP chief

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

17, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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‘Where is Liz Truss?’: sister of activist held in Cairo jail urges UK to act
Sanaa Seif says UK government is not standing up for her brother Alaa Abd El Fattah, on hunger strike and facing death

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Jun, 2022 @6:56 PM

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The Black Sea blockade: mapping the impact of war in Ukraine on the world’s food supply – interactive
From vast grain stores stuck in Odesa to famine risk in Yemen, a visual guide to the far-reaching effects of Russia’s block on exports

Kaamil Ahmed, Garry Blight, Liz Ford and Lydia McMullan

09, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Britain must end its silence on Egyptian hunger striker Alaa Abd El Fattah, family demand
‘Time is running out’ for Egyptian blogger and activist who was given UK citizenship last year

Ruth Michaelson

05, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Former head of Louvre charged in Egyptian artefacts trafficking case
Jean-Luc Martinez is accused of conspiring to hide origin of works taken out of Egypt during Arab spring

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and agencies

26, May, 2022 @3:17 PM

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Egypt says climate finance must be top of agenda at Cop27 talks
Host of November’s summit wants focus to be on ‘moving from pledges to implementation’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

25, May, 2022 @8:39 AM

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Apocalypse now? The alarming effects of the global food crisis
The Bank of England governor warned last week of ‘apocalyptic’ food price rises. Yet war in Ukraine, climate change and inflation are already taking their toll all over the world

Simon Tisdall

21, May, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Boy from Heaven review – stirring spy thriller set on an Egyptian campus
Egypt’s religious and secular institutions both breed mistrust in Tarik Saleh’s superbly realised paranoid nightmare

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Image of Victory review – study of Arab-Israeli conflict from all angles hopes to heal
Avi Nesher’s film set near the Gaza Strip in 1948 empathises with every side – which is a laudable, if idealistic, ambition

Leslie Felperin

16, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Secret British ‘black propaganda’ campaign targeted cold war enemies
Britain stirred up tensions, chaos and violence in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, according to declassified papers

Jason Burke

14, May, 2022 @3:56 PM

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