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US Secretary of State John Kerry left Cairo on Wednesday heading to Tel Aviv to continue progress towards a ceasefire, according to sources at Cairo International Airport.   Kerry came to Cairo on a three-day visit...
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Libyan dissident army general Khalfa Haftar
Two Egyptian workers were killed after a shell inadvertently fell on them during clashes between pro-Libyan retired General Khalifa Haftar forces and Ansar al-Sharia in al-Hawary area, Benghazi. The victims were...
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The parties of the Demoratic Current held a meeting with former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi on Sunday at the headquarters of the Constitution Party to discuss their platform for the coming parliamentary...
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Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Tuesday the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leading figures Mohamed al-Beltagy and Safwat Hegazy and others for allegedly kidnapping and torturing two policemen during a Muslim Brotherhood...
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry said the Egyptian stance regarding the ceasefire initiative in Gaza is strict, saying that amendments were made to the initiative.   In brief press remarks made following...

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Five Russian tourists, an Egyptian tour guide and an Egyptian driver were...
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Former presidential hopeful and leftist activist Khaled Ali announced Sunday in...
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Judges Club spokesperson Mahmoud al-Sherif said that the club’s operation...
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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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