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Egypt puts on trial 237 activists for protests against Sisi: sources

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
CAIRO Egypt put on trial 237 activists arrested for protesting against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, judicial sources said on Saturday, the first court cases after demonstrations this month.

Israel, Hamas and Egypt form unlikely alliance against Islamic State affiliate

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
CAIRO - The Islamic State's affiliate in Egypt is staging increasingly sophisticated and daring attacks, officials and analysts say, prompting Israel, Egypt and the Palestinian militant group Hamas to form an unlikely alliance against the terrorist ...

Egypt's Top Prosecutor Demands Investigation in Killing of Egyptians in Libya

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cairo - Egypt's public prosecutor demanded on Saturday an investigation into the killing of 13 Egyptians in the Libyan city of Bani Walid earlier in April.

Egypt impugns Turkish characterization of instability

Daily News Egypt - ‎8 hours ago‎
Egyptian government members have slammed Turkish foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu who stated earlier this week that Egypt is on the brink of collapse. In a visit to Abu Dhabi last Monday, Çavuşoğlu said that the Arab world needs Egypt to be a strong ...
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Laura Massaro loses gripping world squash final to Egypt's Nour El Sherbini

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎10 hours ago‎
Nour El Sherbini, a fearless 20-year-old Egyptian, became the youngest ever world women's champion on Saturday after launching a stunning comeback from two games down to deny Laura Massaro in Malaysia.

Egypt must preserve its lifeline by tackling the water crisis now

Al-Arabiya - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Nile has been a lifeline for Egypt at least since the time of the pharaohs. Yet, despite the world's largest river travelling for over 4,000 miles in the vicinity, water is now considered “scarce” in the country with the highest population in the ...
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Egypt condemns Aleppo attacks, express concern over humanitarian situation

Daily News Egypt - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Egyptian government condemned the attack on Aleppo's Al-Quds hospital, one of several locations within Syria that have been bombarded recently.

Egypt: don't miss the wood for the trees

Daily Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
The entire debate on the dramatic events in Egypt this last week is now centred on the military intervention that has occurred on the side of the protestors.

EU parliamentarians: Egypt is 'unsafe' country

Middle East Monitor - ‎11 hours ago‎
A number of Italian parliamentarians filed a petition to the European parliament calling it to consider Egypt an “unsafe” country after the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni, AlMesryoon.

Egypt fall to defeat against Bahrain

King Fut - ‎6 hours ago‎
Bahrain's Beach Soccer Team claimed a tough victory over the Egypt 4-3 in a friendly match at the Bahrain Football Association (BFA) fields on Thursday.

Egypt, Chad seek to bolster mutual ties

Ahram Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby have agreed to bolster mutual ties and regional cooperation between both countries, a Saturday statement from the former's office said.
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Egypt detains police officer over alleged shooting

gulfnews.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Cairo: Egyptian prosecutors on Saturday ordered a police officer be kept in custody for 15 days pending investigations for allegedly shooting and injuring a bus driver in Cairo last week, legal sources said.

Egypt calls for Egyptians to boycott Muslim Brotherhood

Middle East Monitor - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Egyptian government has launched a smearing campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood, describing them as “aids” and calling for Egyptians to boycott them, Arabi21.com reported on Friday. In a statement, the Egyptian Awqaf ministry warned Egyptians ...

Saudi Arabia's long game in Egypt

Oxford Business Group - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Multiple billion-dollar deals signed recently between Egypt and Saudi Arabia are part of a push by the latter to invest in long-term developmental projects in the North African country.

EGP devaluation is credit positive for banks: Moody's

Daily News Egypt - ‎11 hours ago‎
Moody's economic growth expectation for Egypt is 3.5%, lower than the government's expectation of 4% to 4.25%. The report explained this is mainly affected by “the decline in tourism, lower investment, and weakened industrial activity caused by the ...

Egypt's writers fear increasing restrictions

Al-Monitor - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Some in Egypt believe the state, which claims to fight terrorism, rather is creating it through its obsession with security and its quest to preserve a regressive structure in society.
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There's gold in them dunes, miners say of 'geological Disneyland' Egypt

The Japan Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Essential for ancient artifacts like the famed burial mask of Tutankhamun and still highly desired in Middle Eastern culture today, gold has been mined in Egypt for millenniums. But experts say the country is heavily underexplored and that modern ...

Businessmen MPs could form lobby in Egypt's new parliament

Ahram Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Alexandria industrialist and "Support Egypt" official Mohamed Farag Amer was elected head of the youth and sports committee.
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Egypt's long, bloody road from Arab Spring hope to chaos

CNN International - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
But the euphoria faded as Egypt was whiplashed from one political extreme to another, from the oppressive government of the Muslim Brotherhood to the military regime that now rules.
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Easter in Egypt resurrects debate over travel to Israel

Al-Monitor - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
CAIRO - The debate concerning Egyptian Coptic Christians traveling to Jerusalem arises each year in the lead-up to Easter, which is celebrated on May 1 this year in the Orthodox Church.
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