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Egypt Puts Opposition Abul-Fotouh On Terrorism List – Politics – Egypt


A criminal court in Cairo has put the opposition and the former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel-Moneim Abul Fotouh and 15 others on its terrorist list for alleged links to the banned group of the Muslim Brotherhood, the Egyptian state news agency MENA announced on Tuesday.

Abul-Fotouh was arrested last week, the day after he returned from London, where he had given interviews critical of the government.

The decision on the naming of the terrorism list came at a request from State Security prosecutors after investigations revealed that Abul-Fotouh and the others “led and joined a group created in violation of the law to advance the interests of the Egyptian state harm, “said MENA. in relation to the Muslim Brotherhood group.

Under Egypt’s Terrorism Entity Law, individuals placed on the terrorism list are banned from travel, placed on a watch list and subject to asset freezes. An appeal can be lodged against the nomination decision.

Egypt has labeled the Brotherhood a terrorist organization.

Nigeria Faces The Third Mass Kidnapping Of School Children In Three Months


On Friday in daylight, parishioners continued to count the missing – it remained unclear how many girls were forced into the nearby woods – as security forces raided the area that has been ravaged by kidnappings in recent months.

No one took responsibility for the attack, but criminal gangs known as “bandits” are increasingly seizing groups as ransom – a threat that has led some Nigerians to call for a national state of emergency.

The newest high profile destinations in the north of the country: school children.


Zaharova: Don’t Put Strain On Serbia Over Kosovo


Russia calls not to force an agreement on the normalization of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, said the spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Marija Zaharova.

– We believe that the attempts to force the so-called final normalization of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, to accelerate it with some artificial deadlines – are destructive. The most important thing is to find a stable, sustainable option that will, among other things, be accepted by the public – said Zaharova.


SDHS Eyes Building Of Logistics Advanced In Serbia’s Valjevo

BELGRADE, Serbia, February 10 (SeeNews) – China’s Shandong Hi-Speed ​​Group (SDHS) is considering building a logistics complex in Valjevo, western Serbia, Vecernje Novosti reported on Monday.

“The company is interested in the acquisition of land in Valjevo for the construction of a logistics complex for this part of Serbia,” Vecernje Novosti quoted the director of the Serbian subsidiary of SDHS, Zhang Jianchao.

SDHS is also considering investing in the Divcibare mountain resort development near Valjevo as interest from Chinese tourists to Serbia increases, Jianchao said.


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The Budva Criminal Police, through international police cooperation with the police of the Kingdom of Denmark, and through the NCB Interpol Podgorica, after several days of activities in that city, identified three security persons, a Danish citizen and a Montenegrin citizen, who were staying together in Budva, RTCG reports.

“R.H. (36), F.T.R. (37) and L.P. (24) from Denmark and M.R. (28) from Andrijevica rented four apartments in different locations in Budva,” she said. is the Police Directorate.


20 patients die from coronavirus in Albania – Latest News

20 patients die from coronavirus in Albania


This Friday in Albania 916 new cases were registered while 20 patients aged 56-76 years lost their lives in the face of COVID-19

Albania since the beginning of the pandemic counts 1,756 victims of coronavirus. The number of active cases remains worrying, as it exceeds 35 thousand people.

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