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Civilian killed at Cairo protest on anniversary of Morsi ousting

03 Jul 2015
A civilian was killed on Friday during a protest rally in Cairo in support of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, security sources said, on the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of the Islamist leader. Supporters of...
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Military source: Militants fire rocket from Sinai into Israel

03 Jul 2015
Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired a rocket into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that appeared linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces, an Israeli military source said. "Yes,...
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Hamas says claim it supported Sinai attacks 'propaganda'

03 Jul 2015
Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday dismissed as "propaganda" an Israeli claim that it provided support related to this week's jihadist attacks against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai. "The occupation's (Israel...
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Two years after Morsi, Egypt stuck in turmoil

 Morsi appeared in court on Sunday in a red prison uniform
03 Jul 2015
Two years after the army deposed president Mohamed Morsi, Egypt is roiled by brazen Islamic State group attacks in the Sinai Peninsula and brutal government repression that has killed hundreds. Militant attacks have persisted since the...
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Poland raises travel warning to Egypt

Tourists in Karnak despite terrorist attack
03 Jul 2015
In a statement issued on its webpage on Thursday, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs raised its travel warning to Egypt to the third, "red" level - "do not travel".   Previously, the Polish authorities had...
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Israel accuses Hamas of aiding Islamic State in Egypt

03 Jul 2015
An Israeli general has accused members of Hamas in Gaza of providing support to militants linked to Islamic State in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, where the Egyptian army has fought deadly battles with Islamist insurgents in recent days....
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UPDATE 1: Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai on Thursday

A helicopter flies overhead as soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
 


 
 

 
03 Jul 2015
Egypt's military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years. The sources said those killed had taken part in Wednesday's fighting in...
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CAPMAS highlights strong US-Egypt economic trade

02 Jul 2015
CAPMAS issued Thursday a summary of economic relations between Egypt and the US which included the size of import and exports between the two countries, the size of US investments in Egypt, and the number of US tourists.   The total...
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Report: Egypt's economy grew at 3% in 3rd quarter of 2014/2015

Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
02 Jul 2015
Egypt's economy grew at 3 percent in the third quarter of the 2014/2015 fiscal year which ended in March, compared with 2.5 percent in the same period a year earlier, the planning ministry said on its website on Thursday. The fiscal...
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Jerusalem Post: Israel agrees on deployement of more Egyptian forces in Sinai

Army tank in North Sinai
02 Jul 2015
The Israeli Jerusalem Post newspaper said on its website Wednesday that the Israeli army has agreed to Egypt's request for strengthening security measures and deploying more Egyptian forces to the Sinai Peninsula, following attacks on...
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