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Egypt, France begin joint military exercise Ramses 2019
Egypt

Egypt, France begin joint military exercise Ramses 2019

Egypt and France started on Tuesday the joint military exercise Ramses 2019 on the Mediterranean Sea. Units from the navy,…
Satellite images show no major damage to ‘sabotaged’ ships
Middle East

Satellite images show no major damage to ‘sabotaged’ ships

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Four oil tankers anchored in the Mideast were damaged by what Gulf officials described…
Egyptian bodybuilding champion Mohamed Saad dies aged 40
Egypt

Egyptian bodybuilding champion Mohamed Saad dies aged 40

Egyptian bodybuilding champion Mohamed Saad died on Wednesday evening in Al-Galaa hospital after suffering from a brain hemorrhage, reported Al-Masry…
Egypt revives dream of new desert capital
Egypt

Egypt revives dream of new desert capital

In Egypt’s eastern desert, roads are being carved across vast expanses of sand where the government is building a new…
New law prohibits drone use without Defense Ministry approval
Egypt

New law prohibits drone use without Defense Ministry approval

Egypt’s parliament approved a new law during Tuesday’s general session which prohibits the use or possession of unmanned aerial vehicles,…
Britain investigating reports its cluster bombs used in Yemen
Middle East

Britain investigating reports its cluster bombs used in Yemen

Britain is investigating reports that cluster munitions made in the country during the 1970s have been used by a Saudi-led…
Egypt’s arms imports saw ‘steep rise’ in 2015: institute
Egypt

Egypt’s arms imports saw ‘steep rise’ in 2015: institute

Egypt’s arms imports witnessed a “steep rise” in 2015, making the total surge in purchases between 2011-2015 37 percent, according…
Nine dead in stampede at Ismailia military institute
Egypt

Nine dead in stampede at Ismailia military institute

Nine people died on Tuesday at a military institute in Ismailia in a stampede as cadets were being visited by…
Brotherhood refused meeting with defense minister, sources say
Egypt

Brotherhood refused meeting with defense minister, sources say

This week’s meeting between Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and political forces was cancelled due to pressure from President Mohamed…
Protesters gather in support of Tantawi
Egypt

Protesters gather in support of Tantawi

Supporters of Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi gathered late Sunday in front of the gates of the Ministry of Defense in…
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