Egyptian police arrest scores of anti-Sisi protesters

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At least 130 people have been arrested across Egypt as calls for protests against poor economic conditions and rising prices went largely unheeded.

There had been calls on social media by a group calling itself the Movement of the Poor for protests against rising prices and President Abdel Fattah el - Sisi.

In a statement late on Friday, the IMF said it had approved the $12bn loan to Egypt and that and that the country's Central Bank had received an initial tranche of $2.75bn.

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