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MP to draft bill to speed up terrorism-related trials within 15 days

Egyptian member of Parliament Ghada Ajami, undersecretary of the Foreign Relations Committee, said that she is currently preparing a new...

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Russia resumes passenger flights to Cairo after 2-year suspension

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the resumption of regular air traffic between Moscow and Cairo after a two-year suspension, state-run...

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Egyptian arrested in Ireland after stabbing to death Japanese man

Irish police arrested on Wednesday an Egyptian man suspected of stabbing to death a Japanese man and injuring two others...

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Sudan recalls its ambassador from Egypt amid tensions

The Sudanese ambassador in Cairo Abdel Mohamoud Abdel al-Haliem left Cairo on Thursday evening after the Sudanese Foreign Ministry decided...

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Sightseeing balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor city killing one South African tourist

A balloon carrying foreign tourists on a sightseeing trip south of Egypt’s city of Luxor crashed on Friday morning, leading...

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Khaled Ali's appeal against prison sentence is adjourned again

A Dokki appeals court in Giza adjourned on Wednesday the appeal filed by rights lawyer and presidential hopeful Khaled Ali...

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Egypt denies requesting exclusion of Sudan from Ethiopian dam negotiations

The spokesperson for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid denied the claims circulating on Ethiopian news media, that Egypt...

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Foreign currency reserves rose to record-high $37.19 bn in December 2017: CBE

Egypt’s net foreign currency reserves climbed to an all-time high of $37.19 billion in December 2017, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE)...

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Moroccan newspaper awards Mohamed Salah 'Golden Lion'

Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was crowned the Golden Lion on Tuesday by the Moroccan newspaper al-Mountakhab, an award for...

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Prosecution jails Helwan church attacker for 15 days

Prosecutor-General Nabil Ahmed Sadek has imprisoned Ibrahim Ismail Mostafa on charges related to terrorism and murder after shooting people at...

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Sisi awards athlete champions Sports Medal

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received on Monday athletes who won medals and prizes in international sports championships and their trainers,...

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Royal ancient Egyptian artifacts uncovered in Tel Al-Pharaeen

An Egyptian excavation mission discovered on Monday remains of mud-brick walls and several artifacts that date back to different periods...

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Cairo court reduces sentence of Egyptian singer Shyma to 1 yr in prison over music video

A Cairo misdemeanor appeals court handed down a reduced one-year prison sentence to Egyptian female pop singer Shyma, after filming...

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Education Ministry goes after extremist teachers

The Education Ministry sent an urgent letter to all educational directorates in governorates across the country, in which each school principal was asked to...

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