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Major General Khaled Fawzy has been named the new chief of intelligence, succeeding Major General Mohamed Farid al-Tohamy, who has been suffering bad health conditions for two months, according to Strategic Expert Major...
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Egyptian security forces have detained nearly 10,000 suspected militants, rioters and others wanted in violent attacks over the past 12 months in a crackdown a senior interior ministry official said Saturday targets...
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Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki (C) greets supporters during a re-election campaign in Tunis December 19, 2014.
 
Tunisians vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country's last steps to full democracy nearly fours years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. With a new...
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Egypt's public prosecutor charged the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship with manslaughter in connection with a collision in the Red Sea this month that killed 25 Egyptian fishermen, state news...
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AFP/File | A Palestinian protester waves a national flag near the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin, on September 5, 2014
Egypt said on Saturday it supports a draft resolution submitted by the Palestinians to the UN Security Council setting out terms for a final peace deal with Israel. The Palestinians on Wednesday presented the resolution...

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Libyan coast guard forces arrested on Saturday evening an Egyptian fishing boat...
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© AFP / by Sara Hussein | Map showing Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries since 2011, according to UNHCR
 
 
 
Aid workers fear a major humanitarian crisis for millions of Syrian refugees in...
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Former Vice-President of Supreme Constitutional Court Ali Awad, former...
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Egypt Independent has obtained exclusive photos of deposed President Mohamed...
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This piece was written for Egypt Independent's final weekly print edition,...
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy shout slogans against him and members of the Muslim Brotherhood during a demonstration in Tahrir square in Cairo June 30, 2013.
Egypt’s people and its army launched a new chapter in the country's...
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