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Egypt refers illegal encroachments on Nile to military prosecution

The Egyptian government is addressing illegal Nile River dumping or diversions by sending suspects to military courts.
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CAIRO — The Egyptian government is cracking down on illegal encroachments on the Nile River. 

In a statement on July 9, Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aty said that the government is taking immediate action to preserve its waterways and is referring violators to military prosecution.

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