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Arrest of Egypt FGM doctor Raslan Fadl welcomed - BBC News

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Campaigners have welcomed the arrest of Egypt's first doctor to have been convicted of carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM).

Ethiopian mega-dam project leaves Egypt high and dry | Middle East ...

Middle East Eye - ‎13 hours ago‎
With the project to dam the Blue Nile nearly finished, Egypt's government appears to have switched on too late to potential problems downstream.

Libya: Egypt and Algeria need to coordinate

Ahram Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
However, in a very broad sense, these dominant factors were internal in some cases and external in others. The development of events in Egypt, for example, was shaped primarily by the role of the military, whether as a force of coercion or as a ...
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Netanyahu Marks Egypt's National Day, Praises El-Sisi Peace Push

Algemeiner - ‎16 hours ago‎
JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a reception on Thursday in honor of Egypt's National Day, which commemorates the Egyptian revolution of 1952, at the Egyptian ambassador to Israel's residence. In his remarks at the reception ...
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Egypt convicts former auditor of spreading 'false news'

BBC News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Egypt's former top auditor, who was sacked after alleging government corruption, has been given a prison sentence for spreading "false news".
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Egypt's ex-auditor jailed for blowing whistle on missing $76bn ...

Middle East Eye - ‎16 hours ago‎
Egypt's former leading auditor, who was fired earlier this year after he said that corruption had cost the country a staggering $76bn over the last four years, has ...

RUSSIAN ROSWELL: Shock video showing 'KGB discovering mummified alien in Egypt' emerges

Express.co.uk - ‎17 hours ago‎
The team was allegedly led by Sami Sharaf, a close aid of president Gamel Abdel Nasser of Egypt. It is claimed the video was obtained by an unnamed Russian source who claims to have obtained the clip through the Russian mafia from secret KGB archives.

SMEs form backbone of emerging economies like Egypt | The Indian ...

The Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
According to a researcher, SMEs projects in Egypt face some challenges including the lack of information and the complicated process of legal initiation in ...

Youth unemployment in Egypt: A ticking time bomb | Brookings ...

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The problem of youth unemployment in Egypt continues to fester and could reach a boiling point. Among the root causes are problems in the country's higher ...

Why are Egypt's TV hosts migrating to Western screens?

Al-Monitor - ‎11 hours ago‎
Media hosts have been leaving the Egyptian and Arab screens and more are likely to leave in the future. Among the first to leave was satirist Bassem Youssef, whose show, "Al-Bernameg" ("The Program"), was canceled in 2014.
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Egypt's scholars reject government-written sermons | Religion ...

Herald & Review - ‎13 hours ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - In a rebuke to the Egyptian government, the top religious scholars of Egypt's Al-Azhar have rejected new government measures to standardize ...
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'Prince of Egypt' Musical Reading Canceled After Diversity Complaints

New York Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Some artists and fans had expressed concern on social media about how the musical was being cast, although no long-term casting commitments were made.

Egypt Expands Efforts To Address Natural Gas Demand

Forbes - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
In hopes of reviving its oil and gas production efforts, Egypt has signed exploration agreements with Cypriot and U.S. firms to assist with onshore projects.

Ancient Egypt: A Brief History

Live Science - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Egyptian civilization has flourished continuously since prehistoric times. While the civilization's rulers, writing, natural climate, religion and borders have changed many times over the millennia, Egypt still exists as a modern-day country. The ...

Egypt Jails Female Genital Mutilation Doctor in Unprecedented Move

Newsweek - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A doctor who carried out female genital mutilation (FGM) on a 13-year-old girl who later died from her injuries has been jailed in Egypt, an unprecedented step in ...

Egypt MPs Submit Resolution to Recognize Armenian Genocide ...

Asbarez Armenian News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Chairman of the Armenian National Committee of Egypt Armen Mazlumyan says the Egyptian Parliament shows positive signs over the recognition of the ...

Egypt's government wants all mosques to read one government ...

Quartz - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
In an attempt to stifle dissent and clamp down on what it views as extremist elements, Egypt's government wants all mosques to deliver one government-scripted, ...
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Egypt And Turkey: Why A Coup Succeeded In One And Failed In The Other

NPR - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Three years ago, Egypt's military carried out a swift and successful coup, ousting a conservative Muslim ruler and party that had been elected.

Movies|'Gods of Egypt' and 'Alexander the Great': Let Me Polish That Breastplate

New York Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A box-office flop but an unexpected hit when Summit Entertainment released it on disc in June, the $140 million extravaganza “Gods of Egypt” is the latest iteration of the sword-and-sandal spectacles that first impressed movie audiences in the years ...
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Egypt Says IMF Loan Talks to Start in Days

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
CAIRO—An International Monetary Fund delegation is expected to arrive in Cairo this weekend to discuss a multibillion-dollar loan for cash-strapped Egypt as its currency plumbs record lows in the black market. Egyptian stocks rallied 5% on Wednesday ...
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