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Egyptian soldiers patrol near the sites attacked on Jan. 29, in Arish, North Sinai Province, Egypt, on Jan. 31, 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday strongly condemned Thursday's terrorist attacks in Sinai, Egypt, of which the death toll rose to 33. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

8 security men killed in armed attack in Egypt’s Sinai

At least eight Egyptian security men were killed on Wednesday when militants opened fire at a checkpoint in the North Sinai province, state media...
Some Libya Dawn fighters go into the combat zone on their armed vehicles near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Egypt’s Sisi, Libya’s Haftar discuss recent developments in war-torn Libya

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi discussed Thursday in Cairo the latest developments in Libya with Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), the...
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Egypt’s Train Station Fire Has Claimed 20 Lives

At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded when a fire erupted inside the main train station in the city...
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Egypt’s Azhar Condemns Attack on Nigerian Mosque

Al-Azhar, the highest Islamic learning institution for Egypt and the Sunni Muslim world, condemned on Monday a deadly suicide attack on a mosque in...
People visit an exhibition in Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 16, 2019. Paintings of famous Chinese female painter Qin Bailan ornamented an international exhibition in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The exhibition was part of the third edition of Awladna International Forum for Arts of the Gifted. Qin, whose paintings are about traditional figures, said that she has been promoting for the Chinese culture through her paintings for 40 years. Despite her disability, Qin did not allow it to define her. She has made a name for herself as one of China's best artists. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Chinese Female Painter Shines in International Exhibition in Cairo

Paintings of famous Chinese female painter Qin Bailan ornamented an international exhibition in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The exhibition was part of the third edition...
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As AU’s New Leader Egypt Plans on Establishing Its Authority as Chairman

As Egypt takes over the chairmanship of the African Union (AU), the north African country will be keen to restore its erstwhile role as...
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Egypt’s Parliament Looks At Prolonging Presidential Term with a VP Position

The Egyptian parliament discussed on Sunday extending the presidential term from four to six years and introducing the post of vice president, based on...
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Sudanese Leader Arrives in Cairo on a Visit

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Egypt on Sunday on a 24-hour working visit. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi welcomed his Sudanese counterpart upon arrival...
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Chinese books add luster to Cairo International Book Fair in golden jubilee

Chinese books and cultural products added luster to Egypt's annual Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) in its golden jubilee. The CIBF, which is held at...
Egyptian soldiers patrol near the sites attacked on Jan. 29, in Arish, North Sinai Province, Egypt, on Jan. 31, 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday strongly condemned Thursday's terrorist attacks in Sinai, Egypt, of which the death toll rose to 33. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt: 59 Rebels and Seven Security Men Found Dead in Sinai

At least 59 militants were killed in the exchange of fire in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in the past few days, the Egyptian armed forces...
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Egypt’s president opens 50th Cairo international book fair

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi opened on Tuesday the Cairo International Book Fair, the country's major annual book fair which runs for its 50th edition...
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Egyptian Court Hold Back Constitutional Amendments Scrutiny

Cairo Court for Urgent Matters on Sunday delayed to Feb. 24 the examination of a lawsuit demanding the amendment of a constitution article regulating...

Egypt Reviews Its State of Emergency to Another Three Months

The Egyptian parliament approved on Sunday a three-month extension of an already-imposed state of emergency due to security challenges facing the Arab country, official...
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Ministry Confirms the killing of six terrorists in Egypt

Egypt's police killed six terrorists in a dawn raid on a hideout in Upper Egypt on Saturday, a statement by the Interior Ministry said. The...
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Hosting Africa Cup of Nations likely to revive football, tourism sectors in Egypt

Egypt is five months away from hosting Africa's largest continental football tournament, the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which is expected to revive...
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Egypt Will Emerge As The 7th Largest Economy By 2030

Egypt to rank the seventh largest economy in the world by 2030, and will precede Russia, Japan and Germany, state-run Ahram newspapers reported on...
Egypt Just Opened Largest Christian Cathedral in Middle East

Egyptian Muslims and Christians Unity Reinforced by Largest Cathedral

Egypt's inauguration of its largest church and mosque is "a message of tolerance to all Egyptians," experts and citizens have noted. President Abdel Fattah...

Egyptian cop dies trying to defuse church bomb in Cairo

An Egyptian police officer was killed and another injured on Saturday while trying to defuse a bomb in a church in Cairo, state-run MENA...
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Egypt’s foreign policy includes Palestine as a top priority

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that the Palestinian cause is always a priority of Egypt's foreign policy. Sisi made...

Bus Blast Kills Two Vietnamese Tourists in Egypt

Two Vietnamese tourists were killed Friday when a home-made bomb hit a bus carrying foreign tourists in Marioutiya area near the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian...
Egyptian soldiers stand guard outside a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 22, 2015. Egyptians began voting Sunday in the second phase of the country's first parliamentary election since Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was ousted in 2013. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egyptian Security Forces takes measures to secure Christmas celebrations

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations nationwide, the army said...

AfricaCom Awards Stars For 2018 Announced

The AfricaCom Awards show, supported by Founding Awards Sponsor, PCCW Global, was a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event last night. Held in...

Egypt’s newly appointed PM Mostafa Madbouli

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday assigned Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouli to form a new government, an appointment which makes Madbouli Egypt's de facto...
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Egyptian authorities declare one-month Ban on YouTube

Egypt's top administrative court ordered on Saturday to block YouTube streaming website for one month over hosting a video that denigrates Prophet Muhammad of...
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278 Defendants Cases Has Been Referred to Egypt’s Military Court

The Egyptian prosecution referred on Sunday 278 defendants from two militants groups to military court over committing terrorist attacks instructed by the currently outlawed...
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2 Egyptian policemen Sentenced for Murder

An Egyptian court acquitted on Sunday two Egyptian policemen of torturing and beating a lawyer to death inside a police station in Cairo in...
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Court jails Brotherhood loyalists in Egypt

Egypt's top court upheld on Saturday jail terms from seven to 10 years against 65 loyalists of the currently outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group over...
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Egypt’s ex-anti graft chief gets five years behind bars

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced former anti-graft chief Hisham Genena to five years in prison over anti-military remarks, official news agency MENA reported. The...
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Egypt bans web-based games including “Blue Whale Challenge”

The Egyptian prosecution office said Saturday that it will block dangerous online games including the "Blue Whale Challenge." "These games are dangerous, as they misguide...
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Ethiopia, Sudan Snub Egypt’s Requests Over Dam Talks

Egypt got no reply from Ethiopia and Sudan to its invitation for further talks in Cairo over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that...