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EU Halts Sanctions Against Family of Egypt’s Mubarak

BRUSSELS (AFP) — The European Union announced Friday it was ending sanctions imposed in 2011 against nine Egyptians, including the...

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US sells arms but voices concerns on Egypt human rights

US President Joe Biden’s administration on Tuesday approved a nearly $200 million arms sale to Egypt but vowed to press...

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Egypt closes decade-old controversial NGOs foreign funding case

An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday ordered the closing of a long-running investigation into 20 non-governmental organizations accused of illegally...

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Ahly win CAF Champions League over Zamalek thanks to late Magdy goal

A late goal from Mohamed ‘Afsha’ Magdy gave Al Ahly a dramatic 2-1 victory over Zamalek on Friday in an...

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Macron to meet iconic singer Fairuz in push for Lebanon reform

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron will next week meet iconic singer Fairuz and members of Lebanon’s political leadership as he...

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Atlanta police officer charged with murder for shooting black man

An Atlanta police officer has been charged with murder for shooting a 27-year-old man in the back, justice officials announced...

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'Catastrophic': South Asia reels from virus surge

Early optimism that South Asia might have dodged the worst ravages of the coronavirus pandemic has disappeared as soaring infection...

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US sanctions dozens including Assad wife in new Syria campaign

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s wife and dozens of others as it vowed...

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Police fire tear gas as thousands join French healthcare protest

French police fired tear gas after being pelted with objects during a Paris demonstration on Tuesday led by thousands of...

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Google boots far-right site from ad platform

Google on Tuesday confirmed that it booted one far-right website from its ad platform and put another on notice for...

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Scooters, e-bikes gain traction as virus lockdowns ease

Electric bikes and scooters, dismissed before the pandemic as a curiosity or nuisance, are getting fresh traction in cities seeking...

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India media fear pandemic finally brings end of the newspaper era

Indian newspapers, which just a few months ago had defied the global trend by gaining circulation, are now buckling under...

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North Korea threatens to beef up military presence around DMZ

North Korea threatened Wednesday to bolster its military presence in and around the Demilitarized Zone, a day after blowing up...

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Trump government sues to block ex-aide Bolton's book

The Trump administration filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to prevent publication of former national security advisor John Bolton’s book, which...

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