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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan tripartite talks end with agreements

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

This is the fourth round of talks for the trio in the past year after previous efforts had failed

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At least 17 killed in microbus sinking in Luxor

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

All of the deceased belong to the same family, Luxor security says

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NGOs condemn minister’s intention to exclude women from governor reshuffle

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Head of the media division in the ministry says minister’s statements “were taken out of context”

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Al-Sisi voices willingness to visit Ethiopia up to 3 times to resolve dam issue

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s water minister arrives in Sudan to attend tripartite talks held to address issues surrounding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Shoukry to visit Ethiopia ahead of tripartite talks

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The last tripartite talks were held in January but no agreement was reached

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Border security is a ‘sacred mission’: Defence minister

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

More arrested as security campaign in Sinai continues

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Two die in Giza neighbourhood: FJP and police denies deaths

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Protesters mark the one year anniversary of Rabaa amid high tensions

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Gaza ceasefire extended for five days

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The extension comes to provide more time for the indirect negotiations taking place in Cairo, says Egyptian foreign ministry

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Mubarak awaits court ruling, due on 27 September

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mubarak’s interior minister Al-Adly described 25 January as a conspiracy and 30 June, a revolution

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Shoukry discusses Gaza with Western counterparts

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ongoing round of indirect talks in Cairo are the “most serious”, says Islamic Jihad leader

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Interior Ministry says HRW was told to postpone visit

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

HRW top staff set to release report on Rabaa Al-Adaweya dispersal turned away by Egyptian authorities after being held overnight

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Egypt stresses need for end to violence in Libya

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian officials visited Libya and discussed ways to support it on several levels, including political and security cooperation

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HRW to release report on Rabaa, despite denial of staff’s entry into Egypt

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the first time ever for HRW staff to be refused entry into Egypt, including during Mubarak’s regime

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NGO condemns assault on journalist by Al-Ahram security

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The journalist staged a sit-in in objection to his suspension, but Al-Ahram chairman says he was never hired

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Emergency airlift between Egypt and Tunisia ends

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Thousands of Egyptians stuck at the Libyan-Tunisian border area have been evacuated

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Top Egypt court dissolves FJP

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The court decision is final and is described by the Brotherhood as one which is “legally null”

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Al-Sisi visits strong backer Saudi Arabia

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The two had previously held talks inside a Saudi royal plane carrying the king, when it made a short stop in Cairo in June

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Members of ‘Ansar Al-Sharia in Egypt’ militant group referred to trial

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Prosecution says the group founder sent some members to Syria for training

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Final death sentences handed to 12 for policeman’s death in Kerdasa

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The policeman was shot dead during a massive security operation in the village

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Egyptians exempted from fees to cross into Tunisia

  /  August 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Measure comes after Egypt’s foreign minister’s visit to Tunisia-Libya border area where Egyptians have been stuck for days

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Former Press Syndicate chairman’s detention appealed

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Al-Wali had been ordered detained for 15 days in tandem with investigations into charges related to corruption

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Shoukry discusses Egyptians in Libya with Tunisian PM

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The visit comes amid intensified Egyptian efforts to evacuate nationals residing in restive neighbour Libya

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Another UN school hit after Israel moves to next stage of operation

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

Israeli military concludes that Israeli soldier suspected to have been captured in Gaza is dead

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Hamas in Cairo for Gaza talks

and   /  August 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Tony Blair visit Cairo in attempt to further talks on Gaza

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‘Mounting evidence’ of ‘war crimes’ in Gaza conflict: Amnesty

  /  August 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Gaza death toll soars over 1,650 as more bodies are pulled from rubble in the south, while the death toll in Israel reaches 66

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Egypt calls on Israel to ‘immediately stop targeting civilians’

  /  July 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

The call comes after an UN-administered school and a market in the Gaza Strip were struck, killing dozens including children

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Anti-sexual harassment initiative intervenes in 35 incidents during Eid

  /  July 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Volunteers intervened to prevent sexual harassment and provide awareness on the risks of sexual crime

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Gaza death toll exceeds 770, Israel’s tops 35

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

UN body says a new humanitarian pause is “urgently needed”

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Egyptian ceasefire initiative includes no conditions for either party: Al-Sisi

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Internationally backed Egyptian proposal was rejected by Hamas, Gaza Strip’s governing body

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Hamas has fundamental choice to make: Kerry

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Kerry discusses Gaza and ceasefire efforts with Egypt’s president and foreign minister

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