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Highway plan around pyramids alarms Egyptologists
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Ice-skating in Egypt's scorching heat, this hockey team eyes recognition
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Acting leader of Egypt Muslim Brotherhood arrested
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Senior leader of Muslim Brotherhood dies in Egypt prison
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Egypt discovers 14 ancient tombs at SaqqaraCairo, Sept 20, 2020 (AFP) - Egypt's antiquities ministry announced Sunday the discovery of 14 coffins in the Saqqara area that had lain buried for two and a half thousand years. ......
Cairo choir sings message of hope amid virusWith their concerts on hiatus and COVID-19 upending their usual rehearsal routine, members of the Cairo Celebration Choir joined virtually with musicians and soloists to put out song and video that..
Saudi King to Trump: No Israeli normalisation without Palestinian statehoodCAIRO - Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman bin Abdulaziz told President Donald Trump there would be no normalisation with Israel without Palestinian statehood, the kingdom's state news agency reported on..
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Egypt: Wanted Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat arrestedCairo: Egyptian police have arrested Mahmoud Ezzat, the banned Muslim Brotherhood’s deputy supreme guide, convicted of orchestrating several terrorist attacks in the country. The Interior Ministry..
Media watchdog urges Libyan gov't to release reporterCAIRO (AP) — A media watchdog Friday urged Libyan authorities to immediately release a local journalist detained while covering recent anti-government protests in the capital Tripoli. Libyan radio..
“This Plane Is Not Going to Land in Cairo”: Saudi Prince Sultan Boarded a Flight ...Something wasn’t right about Captain Saud. Sitting on a fine-grained leather couch in the custom wood-paneled cabin of his Boeing 737-800 in Paris, he had the outward appearance of a pilot. His..
Egypt #MeToo: Arrests over alleged gang rape after Instagram campaignThe incident at a Cairo hotel was reported by an Instagram account behind a growing #MeToo campaign.
Libya’s government announces cease-fire, calls for electionsCAIRO — Libya’s U.N.-supported government Friday announced a cease-fire across the oil-rich country and called for demilitarizing the strategic city of Sirte, which is controlled by rival forces...
Egypt's real estate market to remain robust, driven by steady economy, local buyersDespite earlier fluctuations and the effects of Covid-19 pandemic, Egypt’s real estate sector is making a comeback and will remain robust for the foreseeable future, analysts and developers told..
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Egypt invites Musk to see whether aliens built pyramidsCairo: One of Egypt’s top government officials has invited multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk to visit the country and see for himself that the great pyramids were not built by aliens. Tesla and..
Egypt committed to talks over Nile dam: presidentCAIRO, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday stressed that his country is committed to talks to reach a deal on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian..
Egypt says gold deposit discovered in southeastCAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources said on Tuesday a gold deposit with estimated resources of 1 million ounces had been discovered in the southeast of the country...
Saudi Arabia says it forces three Iranian boats out of its watersCAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia forced three Iranian boats to retreat from its waters on Thursday after firing warning shots, a spokesman for Saudi boarder guards...
Libya warns Egypt against military intervention, France backs CairoLibya’s High Council of State, an advisory body to the internationally-recognized government in the country, has warned Egypt against military intervention in Libya. “We urge the Egyptian army not..
Sisi says Egypt has a legitimate right to intervene in LibyaCairo: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday said his country has a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out any mission outside..
World must check Turkey’s onslaught in the Middle EastDespite all Arab efforts to have an amicable relationship with Turkey, Ankara seems unhinged in its pursuit of more hostile policies. In its meeting in Cairo last week, the Arab League has condemned..
Egypt to open seaside resorts to foreigners from July 1CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will open up its main seaside resorts for international flights and foreign tourists from July 1, the cabinet said. Egypt suspended regular international flights in March and..
Egypt offers new Libya plan as Haftar offensive collapsesLibya's internationally recognised government attempted to make new advances on Saturday against the forces of retreating eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, who stood by in Cairo as his ally, Egyptian..
Egypt's wealth fund to develop Cairo Citadel district into tourist destinationEgypt's antiquities authority is to transfer Cairo's historic Bab al-Azab district - with Ottoman-era architecture and the medieval Citadel overlooking the capital - to its sovereign wealth fund to..
Egypt’s ex-PM faces torture allegation in American’s lawsuitCAIRO: After his arrest in 2013 for documenting the deadliest crackdown on protesters in Egypt’s modern history, Mohamed Soltan landed in a notorious prison where he says he was brutally tortured for..
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COVID-19: Qatar says probing wage delay after labour protestCairo: Qatari authorities have said they opened an inquiry into delay in paying migrant workers after their protest amid reports of a worsening situation of the low-wage labourers in the country due to..
Egypt arrests 11 accused of 'fabricating' content for Al JazeeraCAIRO - Egyptian security forces arrested 11 people on suspicion of fabricating media content for the Qatar-based Al Jazeera network, the interior ministry said Friday. The suspects were allegedly..
Egyptians rush to buy treats before Eid al-Fitr curfewFamilies rushed to buy sweets and biscuits in Cairo on Friday as they prepared to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan under a tightened coronavirus curfew and lockdown.
A bridge too close: Cairo flyover angers residentsIf Osama Fayez reaches out from his balcony he can touch a flyover that is cutting a swathe through a densely populated area of Giza, across the Nile from central Cairo.
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Libyan prime minister calls for renewed UN talks amid increased tensionsCAIRO — The head of Libya's internationally recognized government Tuesday called for a renewal of U.N.-brokered talks to end divisions in the oil-rich country, amid escalating military clashes and..
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Mime artist breaks silence to give coronavirus health tips in CairoWearing white face paint, stripy top and bright red spectacle frames, Ahmed Naser stands in a street in Cairo distributing face masks and health advice to passing children.
Egyptian policeman, seven suspected militants killed in Cairo gunbattleAn Egyptian policeman and seven suspected militants were killed on Tuesday in an exchange of gunfire, the ministry of interior said in a statement late on Tuesday.
Egyptian policeman killed in Cairo gunbattle with suspected militants: state TVAn Egyptian policeman was killed and three others wounded on Tuesday in an exchange of gunfire with suspected militants near the centre of the capital Cairo, the public prosecutor said in a statement.
Egyptian security exchanges gunfire with a 'terrorist group' in Cairo: state TVEgyptian security forces on Tuesday exchanged gunfire with a "terrorist group" near central Cairo, state TV said.
Coronavirus crisis spells trouble for many Egyptian breadwinnersSquatting with other day labourers under a bridge in Cairo, 48-year-old Yasser Nagi says he has waited in vain for two weeks for work on a construction site so he can feed his family.
Ex-head of Libya's anti-Gaddafi revolt dies of coronavirusTripoli, Apr 5 (AFP) Mahmud Jibril, the former head of the Libyan rebel government that overthrew dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, died on Sunday of the coronavirus, his party said. Jibril, 68, died..
Cairo, the city that never sleeps, shuts for coronavirus night-time curfewEgypt and its capital Cairo, a mega-city home to some 20 million people, shut down on Wednesday evening as authorities launched a night-time curfew to tackle the spread of the coronavirus.
Egypt detains women who called for prisoner release amid coronavirus, lawyer saysThree of the four women detained by Egyptian security forces after demonstrating in central Cairo for the release of prisoners they said may be at risk from the coronavirus were released late on..
Egypt reports 26 coronavirus patients test negativeCairo: A total of 26 people, earlier diagnosed with contracting the novel coronavirus in Egypt, have tested negative after receiving medical treatment, the Health Ministry said Tuesday. Egypt has..
Egypt's famous sites lit up in solidarity with China against COVID-19CAIRO - Egypt lit up on Sunday evening three famous historical sites in the country, including Saladin Citadel in Cairo, in red and golden stars to resemble the national flag of China as a sign of..
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Egypt, China's Huawei plan ICT training for talented Egyptian studentsCAIRO, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chinese corporation Huawei have discussed plans to provide training to develop the skills of Egyptian..
State funeral for Egypt’s MubarakCairo: Egypt held a military funeral yesterday for its former president Hosni Mubarak, bestowing the state’s final rehabilitation on the man who ruled for 30 years until he was toppled in a 2011..
Egypt holds funeral for former president MubarakEgypt held a military funeral in Cairo on Wednesday to bury its former president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a 2011 popular uprising against corruption.