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Egypt's Newspapers in Open Revolt Over Police Attack on Press Freedom

The Intercept - ‎10 hours ago‎
Egyptian newspapers, including the state-owned daily Al Ahram, have escalated a showdown with their government by adding the slogan “journalism is not a crime” to their websites and printing photo-negative images of the interior minister to protest the ...

Land damage has Gazans pointing finger at 'Egypt pipeline'

The Times of Israel - ‎10 hours ago‎
A picture taken on March 1, 2016 shows a deep crack on an asphalt road next to the border between Egypt and Gaza, in the city of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Al-Jazeera accused of 'abandoning' journalist facing jail in Egypt

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mohamed Fawzy, the veteran al-Jazeera cameraman who was forced to flee Egypt after authorities razed the network's makeshift Cairo bureau and detained several journalists in December 2013, took a job with the channel in America precisely so he would ...

The secrets of a lost Egyptian city were underwater

CNN International - ‎14 hours ago‎
Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds opens May 19, and according to museum curator, Aurelia Masson-Berghoff, the exhibition pulls back the curtain on what was once one of archeology's greatest mysteries.

Egypt Fries Israel in London Falafel Cook-out

Haaretz - ‎7 hours ago‎
Egypt took first place in a London falafel cook-out last Sunday, according to The Guardian. Represented by chef Moustafa Elrefaey from the Cairo chain Zooba, Egypt beat Israel, represented by chef Uri Dinay, into second place. Dinay's Pilpel chain has ...
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Senior Egypt Official Blames 'Tom and Jerry', Video Games for Violence Across Middle East

Egyptian Streets - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The head of Egypt's State Information Service (SIS), Ambassador Salah Abdel Sadek, has attributed the rise of violence and extremism across the Arab world to children's cartoon Tom and Jerry, video games and 'violent' movies.
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Korea aims to increase investments in Egypt to $3bn: Korean minister of industry

Daily News Egypt - ‎8 hours ago‎
Korea aims to increase the size of its investments in Egypt to $3bn, according to Korea's Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Joo Hyunghwan.

14 banks among Egypt's top taxpayers for this season: head of Large Taxpayer Center

Daily News Egypt - ‎9 hours ago‎
For the current tax season 2015/2016, 14 banks came among Egypt's top taxpayers, according to Osama Tawakol, head of the Large Taxpayer Center at the Egyptian Tax Authority. Tawakol said the 22 names on the list include 14 banks, two ...

Is Canada abandoning its own in Egypt?

Toronto Star - ‎May 3, 2016‎
We thought the Trudeau administration would be more proactive in helping Khaled, a human rights advocate, who was unjustly detained in Egypt for several years. The Egyptian government dropped all investigations over a year ago and released Khaled ...
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Saudi businessman kidnapped in Egypt freed

Al-Arabiya - ‎16 hours ago‎
Kidnapped Saudi businessman Hassan Ali al-Sanad has been released with the help of Egyptian security after more than a week in custody on Thursday, Saudi's Egypt envoy has confirmed. Sanad was kidnapped in Egypt by a masked gang on April 26 on ...
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Egypt political activist Sanaa Seif jailed for 'insulting judiciary'

The Guardian - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Sanaa Seif, right, and her brother and fellow dissident Alaa Abdel Fattah, centre, on the day in 2014 that they were granted permission to attend their father's funeral.
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Egypt hands over phones records to Italian investigators: source

Business Insider - ‎15 hours ago‎
ROME (Reuters) - Egypt has sent Italian investigators some phone records they had requested as part of their probe into the torture and killing of student Giulio Regeni in Cairo earlier this year, a legal source said on Wednesday.

Israel, Egypt Object to American Proposal to Withdraw Troops from Sinai

TheTower.org - ‎6 hours ago‎
Israel and Egypt have objected to an American proposal to reduce its presence in a multinational peacekeeping force in the Sinai Desert, Haaretz reported Wednesday.
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Soft Power: China Backs Egypt's New $45 Billion Capital

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 3, 2016‎
CAIRO—When President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi announced an ambitious plan to build a new administrative and business capital for Egypt on 270 square miles of desert land, many were understandably skeptical about the $45 billion project. Today some of the ...
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Repression of academics and others in Egypt (essay)

Inside Higher Ed - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Italy -- which is Egypt's biggest trading partner in Europe and its third largest in the world -- withdrew its ambassador from Cairo in early April.

Egypt Hopes for Hotel Market Revival

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 3, 2016‎
DUBAI—Egyptian government dignitaries and local celebrities last November gathered on the banks of the Nile for the opening of Egypt's only Ritz-Carlton hotel complete with a lavish dinner and traditional dancers. The glamorous launch stood in ...
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Unrest in Egypt: Island transfer to Saudi Arabia touches raw nerve

The Interpreter - ‎21 hours ago‎
On 9 April, Egypt's cabinet announced it would transfer sovereignty over the strategic Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia.
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Hamas, Israel Say Egypt Mediates Resumption of Calm After Israeli Airstrikes in Gaza

Haaretz - ‎14 hours ago‎
Israel and Hamas said on Thursday that Egypt was mediating a restoration of a 2014 truce after two days of cross-border violence that wounded four Palestinians, among them three children.

Has real-life Indiana Jones 'discovered' secret pyramids BIGGER than those found in Egypt?

Express.co.uk - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Dr Osmanagic, otherwise known as Bosnia's Indiana Jones, says that in his home country, there lies a series of pyramids that are the largest man-made ancient pyramids - even bigger than Egypt's impressive monuments. In an interview with The Straits ...

Hidden pyramids bigger than Egypt's lie buried in BOSNIA claims archaeologist

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Once his research in the Visoko Valley in Bosnia and Herzegovina is complete, Semir Osmanagic believes one of the pyramids will be shown to be taller than the Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt. The theory - which has been dismissed by experts as a 'cruel ...
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