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UPDATE: Kerry says United States, Egypt return to "stronger base" in relationship

 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at dialogue" between Egypt and the United States 
02 Aug 2015
The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in bilateral ties despite tensions and human rights concerns, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday after talks with his Egyptian counterpart. "Egypt...
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Report: 12,985 Egyptians migrated since 1993

Minister of Manpower and Immigration Nahed al-Ashry
02 Aug 2015
The Manpower and Immigration Ministry announced on Sunday that the number of Egyptian migrants dating back from 1993 to the first quarter of this year amounted to approximately 12,985 Egyptians.   The years 1996 and 1997...
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Sisi issues laws on parliament, political rights by presidential decree

Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim al-Heneidi
02 Aug 2015
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued amended laws on Saturday by presidential decree regarding exercising political rights and the House of Representatives, acording to Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim al-Heneidi.   He...
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Egypt FM says no journalists in jail for their work

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
02 Aug 2015
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry said on Sunday no journalists are imprisoned in Egypt because of their reporting. The comments came at a news conference following the first "strategic dialogue" between Egypt and the...
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Kerry says discussed increased border cooperation on Libya with Egypt

 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at dialogue" between Egypt and the United States 
02 Aug 2015
 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that he had discussed with Egyptian officials "increased border cooperation" with respect to Libya. Egypt and Libya share a long, porous border and Islamic State militants...
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Kerry says Iran deal will make Egypt, region, safer

02 Aug 2015
 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said a nuclear deal signed between Iran and world powers last month would make Egypt and the region safer. "There can be absolutely no question that the Vienna plan, if implemented, will make...
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IED explodes under judge’s car in Sharqiya, none injured

02 Aug 2015
An IED exploded Sunday under the car of judge Mohamed Abdallah Abbas, head of Khanka Court, which was parked outside his home in Derb Negm city, Sharqiya.   The car was destroyed and no injuries were reported.   Bomb squads...
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Egypt says 88 suspected militants killed in North Sinai in late July

02 Aug 2015
The Egyptian army killed 88 suspected militants in security campaigns in North Sinai in the period between July 20 and July 31, relying on "confirmed information" from security agencies and citizens, the army spokesman said...
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UPDATE: Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug. 29

02 Aug 2015
An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed for the second time the verdict in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists who have been charged with aiding a terrorist organisation, a reference to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, to Aug. 29...
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Kerry to meet Egypt's Sisi to relaunch strategic talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri shake hands before a meeting at a hotel in Cairo June 22, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool
 


 
 

 
02 Aug 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry was to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo Sunday to relaunch strategic talks, on a regional mini-tour to sell the Iran nuclear deal to sceptical allies. Kerry, who will then...
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