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When Egypt investigates tragedy, don't expect results

The Economist - ‎12 hours ago‎
HOURS after a Russian airliner—Metrojet flight 9268—crashed in the Sinai Peninsula last October, killing 224 people, the Egyptian affiliate of Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility. Less than a week later, Britain said it suspected that a bomb ...
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Head of Egypt's journalists union to stand trial

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - Prosecutors on Monday referred the head of Egypt's journalists union and two board members to trial after they were formally charged with spreading false news and harboring journalists wanted by authorities.
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Mohamed Badie among dozens sentenced for life in Egypt

Aljazeera.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
An Egyptian court has sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's leader and 35 other people to life in prison over violent clashes in 2013 after the army overthrew ex-president Mohamed Morsi, a judicial official has said.
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Egypt investigates teenage girl's death during female circumcision operation

Yahoo News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Despite the ban in 2008, female genital mutilation (FGM) is still widespread in Egypt, especially in rural areas. It is practised among Muslims as well as Egypt's minority Christians. The law led to the first prison sentence against a doctor in Egypt ...
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Fitch holds sovereign rating on Egypt

The National - ‎9 hours ago‎
Fitch Ratings has maintained its sovereign rating on Egypt at B even as some of its competitors start getting more bearish on the Arab world's most populous nation amid foreign exchange shortages, a high fiscal deficit and little evidence the ...

Egypt's innocent donkeys

Le Monde Diplomatique (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
Rarely does a work of art epitomise the complex sociopolitical realities of its time. But a film from Egypt's past does just that.

America gives Egypt free armored vehicles. Egypt gives America a slap in the face.

Washington Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
This month, the United States delivered the first batch of 762 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to Egypt free of charge.

'Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds' Review: A Civilization Submerged

Wall Street Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
London. For centuries the statue of Hapy, an Egyptian deity with the gift of fertility and abundance, lay broken and scattered beneath the Nile delta, long forgotten.

Beltone looks to strengthen foreign investments in Egypt

Daily News Egypt - ‎6 hours ago‎
Beltone Financial Holding began its ninth Investment Conference on Monday, which will last for three days via video conferences with 42 investment funds from around the world.

Egypt is as safe as any other country

The National - ‎12 hours ago‎
I have lived in Egypt before, during and after the revolution. I have lived during the phase when Egypt was without a president.
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Egypt's Carbon Holdings has first backing for $5 bln petrochemical funding

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
DUBAI May 30 Egypt's Carbon Holdings has secured agreement with one of the four export credit agencies expected to provide financing worth between $4 billion and $5 billion for its massive Tahrir petrochemicals project, its chief executive said on Monday.

Egypt in a monopoly of information

Daily News Egypt - ‎11 hours ago‎
Day after day, there are more signs demonstrating the lack of any willingness on the Egyptian state's part to even remotely apply the principles of freedom of information that are stipulated in Egypt's Constitution. Between measures like media gags ...
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Egypt hires recovery crew to find flight's black boxes

New York Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Egypt has hired a recovery company to help find EgyptAir Flight 804's wreckage and black boxes in an area of the Mediterranean Sea narrowed down to about 3 miles wide.
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Egypt - Shifting Diplomacy

AllAfrica.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
In recent years, the Arab Republic of Egypt has increased its engagement with African countries serving as the new melting point where professionals from many African countries meet to undergo capacity building and other forms of training programs.
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Egypt Signs Agreements to Develop Drinking Water Networks, Establish Local Companies in Sinai

Egyptian Streets - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Secretary General of Egypt's Social Fund for Development (SFD) and the governor of South Sinai signed an agreement on Saturday aimed at improving the quality of drinking water in the Sinai Peninsula, the Ministry of International Cooperation ...
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Anger over Egypt's islands deal with Saudi Arabia still smoulders on the streets of Cairo

ABC Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The two islands, Sanafir and Tiran, have long been contested, though in light of Saudi Arabia's economic assistance, many in Egypt have accused former army general now President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, of effectively selling the islands. The Egyptian ...

Military court in Egypt sentences eight to death after disappearance and confessions under torture

Amnesty International USA - ‎8 hours ago‎
An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight civilians to death and another 18 individuals to lengthy prison terms, after a grossly unfair military trial that relied on “confessions” extracted under horrific torture including defendants being whipped ...
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UAE charity to send 20000 food baskets to Egypt

The National - ‎12 hours ago‎
DUBAI // Twenty thousand food baskets are being prepared for distribution this week to Egyptian families in need, as part of a UAE charitable initiative.

Egypt Ready to Gradually Lift Ban on Direct Flights With Russia

Sputnik International - ‎10 hours ago‎
CAIRO (Sputnik) - Russian tourists used to represent a large part of foreign visitors to Egypt. A number of countries, including Russia and the United Kingdom, suspended flights to Egypt over safety concerns after an Airbus A321 crashed en route from ...
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