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In Egypt, new newspapers and old problems

CAIRO, EGYPT — Egyptian newsstands today offer a lively range of options, including three government-owned papers, papers affiliated with political parties, and several privately-owned papers, some of which sprung up since the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Since only 30 percent of Egyptians have access to the Internet, according to 2011 figures, newspapers, along with television and radio,.
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3 journalists killed in Egypt turmoil

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CAIRO (AP) — Three journalists, including a cameraman for British broadcaster Sky News and a Dubai-based newspaper reporter, were killed and several were injured in the violence that erupted in Egypt on Wednesday. Read Post

After Egypt VP quits, party chief says no more resignations

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Nobody will resign from the Egyptian cabinet following the government's decision to break up Muslim Brotherhood protest camps by force, said the leader of the political party to which both the prime minister and on... Read Post

Rights groups decry Egyptian media crackdown

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities shut down four Islamist TV stations, banned the Muslim Brotherhood's newspaper and raided the office of Al-Jazeera's Egypt affiliate in crackdown on media considered sympathetic to ousted President ... Read Post


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