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Recent economic reforms had negative impact on my popularity: Sisi

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was interviewed by the editors-in-chief of three Egyptian newspapers—Al-Gomhoria, Akhbar Al-Youm and the main state-run newspaper...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 4 years ago

North Sinai's second largest tribe al-Sawarka declares war against Sinai Province

Following a declaration of war against the Islamic State-affiliated group Sinai Province by the prominent al-Tarbiyeen tribe in North Sinai,...

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IS mourns Palestinian member killed in Sinai, says Hamas militants to join 'Sinai Province'

The North Sinai Tribes Union announced on Monday that a Palestinian Islamic State militant was killed amid ongoing clashes between...

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Polish tourist commits suicide in Red Sea hospital

A young Polish woman is believed to have committed suicide by jumping out of a window in the hospital where...

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Who might run for Egypt's 2018 presidential elections?

Next year’s elections were recently brought to the forefront after prominent political activist and former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahy called...

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Western media dead set on conveying gloomy picture of Egypt: Foreign Ministry spokesperson

An article attacking western media outlets' coverage of Egypt's internal affairs, written in English by the Foreign Ministry spokesperson, was...

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Militants kill Coptic barber who returned to Arish to earn a living after mass exodus

A Coptic man was shot by militants upon his return to al-Arish on Saturday. He had left the city three...

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Parliament divided over whether draft law may diminish al-Azhar's long-standing holiness, independence

In the wake of intensive media attacks launched against the educational syllabi used at al-Azhar, Egypt's largest Sunni Muslim beacon,...

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UN reports on Egypt's human rights status: Political stalemate or fair monitoring?

Massive controversy dominated the political scene in Egypt in the wake of statements released by the United Nations High Commissioner...

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IS affiliated militants slaughter woman, kidnap her family in Rafah

Anonymous militants slaughtered a woman and kidnapped her family on Monday, in the village of Yamait, near the northern Sinai...

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Little-known 'Hasm' movement claims responsibility for Cairo security checkpoint militant attack

The little-known movement 'Hasm' claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the attacks that targeted a security checkpoint in Cairo, leaving three...

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Armed attacks against police in Delta, Cairo: Who always claims responsibility?

At midnight on Monday, using two vehicles, anonymous militants approached a moving security parade on the ring road near Nasr...

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In Photos: 30 university students transform Mansoura's city walls into extraordinary gallery

The city walls of Mansoura were radically transformed within the space of a month into a fixed gallery of wonderful,...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 4 years ago

Parliament considers social media draft law, would refer unmonitored Facebook users to trial

Paving the way for state surveillance over social media networks in Egypt, writer of the social media draft law MP...

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