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Ancient Egypt: A Brief History

Live Science - ‎9 hours ago‎
Egyptian civilization has flourished continuously since prehistoric times. While the civilization's rulers, writing, natural climate, religion and borders have changed many times over the millennia, Egypt still exists as a modern-day country. The ...
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Egypt's Islamic scholars reject government-issued Friday sermons

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
The standardised sermon initiative was launched by Egypt's Ministry of Religious Endowments - the government body regulating mosques and houses of worship - and has been criticised as the latest government move to tighten state control over religious ...

Egypt Hosting High-Profile Libya Talks to Ease Deadlock

ABC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Egypt is hosting high-profile talks among Libya's top political and military figures aimed at resolving the war-ravaged country's political deadlock, officials said Thursday.
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Egypt says has not received asylum request from Turkey's Gulen

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told broadcaster Haberturk TV on Thursday that Gulen could flee the United States to Australia, Mexico, Canada, South Africa or Egypt. Turkey says Gulen is the mastermind behind the failed July 15-16 putsch that ...
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Egypt And Turkey: Why A Coup Succeeded In One And Failed In The Other

NPR - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Three years ago, Egypt's military carried out a swift and successful coup, ousting a conservative Muslim ruler and party that had been elected.
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Egypt Asks IMF for $12 Billion Loan Amid Struggling Economy

New York Times - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi held a Cabinet meeting Wednesday to discuss economic developments, including the IMF loan. Amr el-Garhy, the finance minister, told the CBC TV network on Tuesday that Egypt is discussing a total of $12 billion from the IMF.
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Egypt's Persecuted Christian Minority Looks to New Law to End Discrimination

Breitbart News - ‎4 hours ago‎
MINYA (EGYPT) (AFP) - On a recent Sunday in southern Egypt, dozens of Coptic Christians gathered for mass next to the charred remains of a wooden structure they once used as a chapel.

Egypt President assures Chaponda commitment to working with ...

Nyasa Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has reaffirmed his country's commitment to continue working with Malawi in various sectors of the economy.

Clinton's disastrous legacy in Libya gets the attention, but for US allies, Egypt was more troubling

LifeZette - ‎13 hours ago‎
With President Obama set to pump up Hillary Clinton's foreign policy credentials Wednesday evening at the Democratic National Convention, look for him to omit reference to their twin failures in Libya and Egypt. The turmoil in Libya has been well-aired ...

Parliament to take on Egypt's notorious prisons

Al-Monitor - ‎18 hours ago‎
On July 13, Amnesty International issued yet another report - some have called it “damning” - accusing Egypt's National Security Agency (NSA) of abducting, torturing and forcibly disappearing people “to intimidate opponents and wipe out peaceful ...

Egypt in talks with AfDB over second tranche of $1.5 bln loan programme

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
... Bank over the past two weeks to discuss releasing the second tranche of its three-year $1.5 billion loan programme, deputy finance minister for monetary policy, Ahmed Kojak, said on Thursday.

IMF delegation to visit Egypt Saturday for talks on economic reform programme

Ahram Online - ‎49 minutes ago‎
A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Egypt Saturday to hold talks with the Egyptian government on financing the country's economic reform programme, the organisation said in a statement on Thursday.
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Egyptian Ambassador declines Halawa invitation

RTE.ie - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Egyptian Ambassador Soha Gendi has declined an invitation to appear before an Oireachtas committee to discuss the case of Ibraham Halawa.

Egypt Stocks Rally on IMF Talks

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
Anita Yadav, head of fixed income research at Emirates NBD, discusses the rally in Egyptian stocks, the environment for GCC bonds and the stimulus package from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Bay Street Theater's 'Prince of Egypt' canceled after diversity ...

Newsday - ‎16 hours ago‎
The nonprofit theater's announcement of the high-profile concert reading and its cast led to a stir on social media that the performance was lacking actors.

Educated but unemployed: The challenge facing Egypt's youth

Brookings Institution - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Millions of Egyptians took to the streets in January 2011 chanting “'ish, hurriyya, 'adalah ijtima'iyya,” or bread, freedom, and social justice.

Dog whose muzzle was cut off in Egypt finds loving adoptive home

Today.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
As a dog owner and pet-sitter, Kelly Hutson spends her days surrounded by four-legged friends. But there was one pup who changed everything - all the way from Egypt. Anubis was found in Cairo with a disfiguring injury that captured the Texas woman's ...

A little Taste of Egypt on guided tours

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Taste of Egypt is one of 29 Bankstown eateries featured on food tours for hungry Bankstown Bites punters. The highly popular annual multicultural food festival will return for another feast of food, cooking demonstrations and entertainment on Saturday ...

Egypt's economy has seen better days – and worse | The National

The National - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
It has been a quarter-century since the 1991 crisis, and once again Egypt is on the brink of financial disaster. Will another white knight come along to rescue it?

Egypt revokes sentences of 32 Morsi supporters

Middle East Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
An Egypt court yesterday repealed the verdicts handed down against 32 pro-democracy activists. The Giza Court of Appeal acquitted 32 people in a case which included 105 defendants, a source told the Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity.
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