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Did Egypt really end military ties with North Korea?

Controversy surfaced on the political scene in Egypt in recent days following media reports indicating the severance of military ties...

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How Sinai Province's persistent attempts to penetrate Cairo have failed

In the wake of raids by security forces that targeted an alleged IS militant stationing point in the Ard El...

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Breaking: 18 policemen killed in violent 'IED', militant ground attack inside Al-Arish

18 policemen were killed in a violent attack on Monday afternoon, after militants targeted their patrol near ‘El Telolal’ suburb located...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Three Egyptian men kill themselves after posting intention of suicide on Facebook

At the beginning of September, the Facebook posts of three young Egyptians were widely shared across social media networks expressing...

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Breaking: Police forces kill eight militants in shoot out in Giza

Eight militants were killed on Sunday morning during a police raid that targeted their stationing point in ‘Ard El Lewaa’,...

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How Egyptian vegetarians avoid meat during 'Eid Al-Adha'

For a vegetarian in Muslim country the holiday of the ‘Sacrifice Feast’ known as ‘Eid Al-Adha’ can provide an uncomfortable...

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Egyptian woman comes out as lesbian in video, conservatism and LGBT rights in Egypt collide

A two minutes video circulated on social media a few days ago with the opening statement ‘Hi…I’m most hated lesbian...

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UK ambassador to Egypt talks UNESCO elections, counter-terrorism and tourism

UK ambassador to Egypt, John Casson, said on Tuesday that the Egyptian nominee for Secretary General to the United Nations...

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MP's suggestion to extend presidential term to 6 years stirs controversy

Parliament member Esmail Nasr al-Din recently unveiled a draft law to extend the presidential period from four years to six...

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2 female fugitives charged for financing IS militant group in Upper Egypt

Giza Criminal Court decided on Tuesday to adjourn trial of 66 defendants, 43 of which, were arrested on charges of...

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Religion vs. state: Atheism and Al-Azhar

Typically, atheists in Muslim countries prefer to keep their beliefs secret, fearing their lack of faith will lead to their...

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Interior Ministry locates, kills Badrashin attack perpetrators

The Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday that it managed to identify and eliminate the perpetrators of the Badrashin militant attack that led...

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Sisi opens dialogue with Egypt's youth on political, economic, security issues

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi participated in the ‘Ask the President’ forum Monday evening, as part of the three-day state-sponsored Youth Conference...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Zamalek Metro drilling puts historic school buildings at risk

Construction of a new metro station has begun inside one of Cairo’s most luxurious, prestigious and aristocrat suburbs, Zamalek. The potential...

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