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Remains of another 1970s soldier found at Suez Canal project site

An Egyptian woman waves a national flag as machineries are driven during an upgrading project on the Suez Canal, in Ismailia port city, northeast of Cairo, 12 August 2014.
23 Oct 2014
Workers at the new Suez Canal project found Thursday the remains of another soldier during dredging works.   Brig. Gen. Kamel al-Wazir, head of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, said the remains of Mohamed Naguib Mohamed...
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Hamzawy: I will not leave Egypt

23 Oct 2014
Political science professor Amr Hamzawy responded on Thursday to remarks attributed to him over intentions to leave Egypt after receiving the decision taking him off a government "no fly" list. “There is a big difference...
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Egypt rejects World Bank loan for electricity linkage project, says conditions unnecessary

World Bank graph on Egypt loans
23 Oct 2014
The Egyptian government on Thursday refused a conditional loan worth US$430 million from the World Bank to finance the electricity linkage project with Saudi Arabia at a cost of $1.6 billion, an official source told Egypt...
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Indian ambassador clueless about sovaldi talks with Egypt

23 Oct 2014
India’s ambassador to Cairo has said that he had no information whether his country was in talks with Egypt over exporting the hepatitis C drug Sovaldi.   Navdeep Suri told Al-Masry Al-Youm that he had looked into reports...
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Agnad Masr claims responsibility for Cairo University blast

23 Oct 2014
The terrorist Agnad Masr group has claimed responsibility for the Cairo University blast that occurred on Wednesday. The group issued statement on its Twitter account saying, “As part of the ‘Retaliation is Life’ campaign...
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Government to give 'last chance' to illegal land occupiers to legalize status

23 Oct 2014
Agriculture Minister Adle Al-Beltagy has decided to form a taskforce that would appraise lands on the Cairo-Alexandria road in order to oblige owners to legalize their land ownerships before the end of the year.   The minister said...
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Explosion outside Cairo university campus injures 9 in Egyptian capital

22 Oct 2014
Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.   They say the makeshift bomb went off Wednesday following clashes between...
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Israeli army: Israeli troops come under fire along Egyptian border

Israeli security forces survey the scene of an attack by militants near the southern Israeli village of Kadesh Barnea, along Israel's border with Egypt's Sinai desert, 18 June 2012.
22 Oct 2014
Three IDF soldiers were wounded by gunfire from militants at Jabal Kharif near the Israeli-Egyptian borders on Wednesday, while four attackers were killed by Israeli fires, according to Israel Radio.   The station said that...
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Nasr City terrorist cell defendants sentenced to life, prison

22 Oct 2014
Cairo Criminal Court sentenced 26 suspects on Wednesday to prison in the case known as ‘Nasr City terrorist cell.’   Some of the defendants were sentenced to life, while others were sentenced to seven years of hard...
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Mehleb says government trying to control universities

22 Oct 2014
The government is trying to provide a safe environment for universities to prevent access of weapons, said Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, urging public support in order to be able to fulfill its duty.   In a press conference at...
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