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19:36
 Egypt plans to allow smaller vessels in the Mediterranean direct access to East Port Said around the clock instead of just eight hours a day by building a side channel near the Suez Canal, which will speed up...
19:22
Fire at Egypt furniture factory 
 
A fire at a furniture factory outside Cairo killed 25 people on Tuesday, the spokesman for Egypt's health ministry said. Another 22 people were injured by the fire in El Obour, an industrial city about 35 kilometres...
16:30
 Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian woman during clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in old city of Jerusalem
 Arab League foreign ministers will meet in Cairo early next month to discuss clashes involving Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, a senior Palestinian official said. Sunday’s...
16:03
After 16 days of forced disappearance, Esra Al-Tawil has been spotted at the Al-Qanater prison, according to the "Freedom for the Brave" Facebook page.
 
State Security Prosecution officially charged young photojournalist Esraa al-Tawil of belonging to a terrorist group and spreading false news on Monday, and ordered the renewal of her detention by 15 days.   In mid...
09:16
Who's fighting human trafficking? U.S. releases rankings
 
Cuba, Kenya and Saudi Arabia are doing better at fighting human trafficking. Egypt, Ghana and Bulgaria are doing worse. That's according to the latest annual report from the US State Department, which rates 188...

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Workers construct the Suez Canal, circa 1860, stretching some 190-kilometers...
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Head of the Department of Astronomy at the National Institute for Astronomical...
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