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Egyptian riot police cordon off journalists' union in Cairo

CBC.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
Egyptian riot police cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' union and limited access to the building on Wednesday in an escalating standoff following a raid on the premises and the arrest of two journalists.
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Italian delegation to visit Cairo Saturday for talks on Regeni case

Ahram Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
An Italian security delegation is expected to arrive in Cairo on Saturday to discuss with Egyptian officials the ongoing investigation into the killing of Italian student Giulio Regeni in Cairo earlier this year, an Egyptian judicial source told Ahram ...

Safir Hotels Group to acquire four hotels: Safir Cairo manager

Daily News Egypt - ‎5 hours ago‎
According to the general manager of the Safir Hotel in Cairo, Hussein Shoukry, the group has been contracted by Safir Dahab hotel for a period of 10 years at a cost of EGP 55m, as well as a hotel in Hurghada for EGP 110m.
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Cairo marks World Press Freedom Day with raid on journalists' syndicate

Al-Monitor - ‎May 3, 2016‎
CAIRO - On May 1, just two days before World Press Freedom day, Egyptian police raided the Press Syndicate in Cairo and randomly detained a number of journalists as they were working.

After Eight Years of Music, Cairo Is Closing Its Doors

TheStranger.com - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Sad news, folks: Music venue/art gallery/quirky clothing retailer hybrid Cairo announced today that it is closing up shop after eight years at its home on East Summit Avenue and East Mercer Street.

Counterterrorism Online Campaigns Launched from Cairo

Asharq Alawsat - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Cairo- The upcoming youth forum in Cairo will launch international and regional cloud campaigns addressing violence and terrorist organizations, especially those established in the name of religion, an Egyptian source said.
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Egypt deploys police in Cairo ahead of protests against Saudi island transfer

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
CAIRO—Thousands of police and soldiers were deployed Monday across the Egyptian capital ahead of planned demonstrations against the government's transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a thorny issue which has already sparked the largest ...
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PROGRAMME: Tagore festival celebrates Bengali poet in Cairo

Ahram Online - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Museum of Egyptian Modern Arts, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek. Painting exhibition commemorating Tagore: The display will showcase works by Egyptian and international artists who drew their own impressions of the renowned Bengali poet.

Art Alert: Cairo screening of Palestinian Trip Along Exodus

Ahram Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Trip Along Exodus explores Palestinian politics over the last 70 years through the perspective of Dr Elias Shoufani, the filmmaker's father and leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, an academic writer and leftist intellectual and the author ...

Cairo Marriott Hotel to add new spa

Hotelier Middle East - ‎16 hours ago‎
During ATM, Hotelier Middle East met with Ghada Abdel Khalek, director of marketing communications for Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino.

Now a Tagore festival in Cairo to mark poet's birth anniversary

Economic Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
... who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 for 'Gitanjali', is not unknown to Egypt; he visited Egypt as an adolescent in 1878 and later as a famous poet-philosopher in 1926, when he met King Fouad and interacted with scholars in Alexandria and ...

3ala Rasy 'I am my veil' by FP7 Cairo

Campaign Middle East - ‎10 hours ago‎
The idea is to push to the forefront an optimistic and empowering view of veiled women, rather than one that is discouraged and self-conscious.

Abu Dhabi developer set to build 30000 homes in Cairo

Khaleej Times - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Waleed El-Hindi, CEO of Capital Group Properties, said the project, which was launched on March 28 in Cairo, is the developer's first property venture in Egypt which involves a total investment of Dh20 billion.
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Egypt's FA sets date for Cairo derby between Ahly and Zamalek

Ahram Online - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The Egyptian Premier League confirmed Tuesday that the Cairo derby between Ahly and archrivals Zamalek will be held on 9 July and will take place during the last round of league play.

BRIEF-Cairo Communication Q1 net profit down at EUR 1.7 mln

Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
May 4 Cairo Communication SpA : * Q1 net profit 1.7 million euros ($1.96 million) versus 1.9 million euros a year ago. * Q1 total revenues 57.8 million euros versus 58.4 million euros a year ago Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 0 ...
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Giulio Regeni's parents condemn arrest of activist in Cairo

The Guardian - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian researcher who was tortured and killed in Egypt, have condemned the arrest of Ahmad Abdullah, a human rights activist in Cairo who was offering them legal assistance. In a statement, Regeni's parents said they ...

Egypt: Two Algerian Plays At Arab Theatre Festival in Cairo

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Cairo - Two Algerian plays are participating in the 14th Arab Theatre Festival, devoted to the Maghreb theatre, and which kicked off Saturday, according to the Egyptian media.

'From Cairo to Goldberg'

Jordan Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
It was disappointing in that it presents a portrait of a president who appears to have given up trying to deliver on the promise of his 2009 Cairo speech. He has resigned himself to an “unfixable” Middle East and “thrown in the towel”, blaming the ...
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In Cairo, Durbin calls for changes to state law governing housing authorities

The Southern - ‎May 2, 2016‎
CAIRO - At the headquarters of the Alexander County Housing Authority, where a public housing scandal has brought federal authorities to town and prompted a criminal investigation, U.S.
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From Cairo to Goldberg

LobeLog - ‎May 1, 2016‎
It was disappointing in that it presents a portrait of a president who appears to have given up trying to deliver on the promise of his 2009 Cairo speech. He has resigned himself to an “unfixable” Middle East and “thrown in the towel”, blaming the ...
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