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Egypt's president vows justice for Christian grandmother beaten and stripped naked by mob

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Extramarital affairs are a major cultural taboo in both Christian and Muslim parts of Egypt. Egyptian law states that it is illegal for a Muslim woman to marry a Christian man but it is not illegal for Christian woman to marry a Muslim man.
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When Egypt investigates tragedy, don't expect results

The Economist - ‎47 minutes ago‎
HOURS after a Russian airliner—Metrojet flight 9268—crashed in the Sinai Peninsula last October, killing 224 people, the Egyptian affiliate of Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility. Less than a week later, Britain said it suspected that a bomb ...

America gives Egypt free armored vehicles. Egypt gives America a slap in the face.

Washington Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
This month, the United States delivered the first batch of 762 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to Egypt free of charge.

IFC Invests in Egypt Petrochemicals as Part of $2 Billion Push

Bloomberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
“There are risks in Egypt, but there are a lot of potential opportunities in the medium to long term,” Makhlouf said. The IFC, which promotes private businesses, has invested about $1.4 billion in Egypt since 2011 and has about $1 billion in assets ...

Egypt warns of hackers jamming GPS signals in Cairo airport

International Business Times UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
Concerns over air travel security have been raised following EgypAir flight's recent crash. Pilots were warned by Egyptian authorities about hackers attempting to launch GPS signal jamming attacks at Cairo airport. An internal alert was sent out to ...
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Egypt court sentences Brotherhood leader to life

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAIRO: An Egyptian court Monday sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's leader and 35 other people to life in prison over violent clashes after the army overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, a judicial official said.
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Egypt says 'I told you so' after Guardian fabrication scandal

StepFeed - ‎3 hours ago‎
“The accusation against a correspondent of The Guardian newspaper that he fabricated news and reports about the situation in Egypt is a clear indicator of the correctness of the positions that we have expressed more than once in the past about the ...
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US academic denied entry to Egypt told she was a 'problem for national security'

Middle East Eye - ‎22 hours ago‎
An academic refused entry to Egypt on “national security” grounds this week says she fears she may now not be able to live with her Egyptian husband. Ada Petiwala, a US citizen studying for a masters degree in the connections between Bollywood and Arab ...
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Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 29, 2016‎
In response to the protests by several Arab delegations, the Egyptian committee that organized the tournament said that the controversial video was sent from the International Beach Soccer Association (BSWW) and that it was screened without Egypt's ...
Egypt: Industrial Zone to Be Established in Egypt's South Sinai - Minister
Egypt To Set Up Major Industrial Zone
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Egypt Military Court Sentences 8 Civilians to Death

NBCNews.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
CAIRO - An Egyptian military court sentenced eight alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death on terrorism charges on Sunday, a security official and the website of state newspaper Al-Ahram said.

IFC's Makhlouf: Potential for Egypt Is Big

Bloomberg - ‎6 hours ago‎
Mouayed Makhlouf, regional director at IFC, discusses investing in Egypt's private sector, regulation and the risks for investors.

Egypt's Engagement With Africa Becoming New Melting Point

Front Page Africa - ‎12 hours ago‎
In recent years, the Arab Republic of Egypt has increased its engagement with African countries serving as the new melting point where professionals from many African countries meet to undergo capacity building and other forms of training programs.

Fitch Affirms Egypt at 'B'; Outlook Stable

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG, May 30 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Egypt's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'B' with a Stable Outlook. The issue ratings on Egypt's ...

Egypt signs financial agreements with Germany worth €112 million

Middle East Monitor - ‎56 minutes ago‎
In a press release issued on Sunday, Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, said that the agreements are aimed at developing the skills of young people in all sectors, financing a number of important projects through support for ...
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Egypt's Economic Growth Falls to 4.5% in First Half of Fiscal Year as Tourism Revenues Decline

Egyptian Streets - ‎1 hour ago‎
Egypt has lately been hard-hit by a series of incidents that have affected the country's revenues drawn from the critical tourism sector.

Egypt, Jordan key receivers of remittances in region

gulfnews.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dubai: Jordan and Egypt are key receivers of remittances within the Middle East and North African (Mena) region, according to a statement from Xpress Money, citing World Bank Group remittance data.
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Is Egyptian government pushing farmers to stop growing wheat?

Al-Monitor - ‎15 hours ago‎
In November, the Egyptian government announced that it would start buying wheat from local farmers at the average global price to encourage Egyptian farmers to grow the crop. Egypt is seeking to reduce the gap between domestic production and actual ...
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Egypt says Ethiopia remains committed not to harm its Nile water share

Ahram Online - ‎20 hours ago‎
Egypt's foreign ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a statement on Sunday that the communications office of the Ethiopian council of ministers highlighted that Ethiopia is committed to the declaration of principles on the building of the ...

Egypt to Drop Visa Requirements for Gulf Citizens in Bid to Promote Tourism: Minister

Egyptian Streets - ‎20 hours ago‎
The campaign, which will be launched in the coming days, aims to promote Egypt internationally as a tourism-friendly country.
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