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Egypt condemns ‘terrorist’ attacks in Kenya, DRC

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

Both attacks have left dozens dead

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How does Sisi control the reins?

  /  November 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Within the “1952” – or “army” – family, power is transferred from president to president when the regime arrives at a crisis. For this reason, a new president must confront the causes that led to read the rest…

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Has ISIS reached Sinai?

  /  November 13, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Khaled Okasha Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (ABM) officially announced their allegiance to ISIS and their recognition of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi as the Amir of all Muslims this week, with both groups exchanging support via web pages read the rest…

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis denies pledging allegiance to ISIS

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

An unsubstantiated statement affirming Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis’s loyalty to ISIS went viral on international news outlets

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Arab League condemns ‘Israeli attacks’ on Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Incursions by security forces could undermine stability in the region, according to Arab League

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Suez lawyers strike over police assault claim

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyers were attacked by riot police inside court, says Lawyers Syndicate head

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Gag on media freedom victory for terrorism: Egyptian journalists

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

Hundreds of Egyptian journalists have signed an online statement released Sunday rejecting a recent agreement between the editors in chief of several major Egyptian newspapers, in which they vowed to support the government’s anti-terrorism rhetoric. read the rest…

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Defence minister calls for combat readiness on Egypt-Libya border

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

Move aims at countering terrorism, says Sedki Sobhi

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Hamas responds to proposed Gaza buffer zone

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

Hamas official says buffer zone supports Israeli blockade, harms Palestinians

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3 soldiers die in Gaza border tunnel collapse

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One officer, two conscripts dead; another soldier injured in collapse

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Does Sisi have a political vision?

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

We have explained more than once that Sisi’s rule was founded on two main forces: first, the army, and the second, strong public support. Before moving on from this point, we must make it clear read the rest…

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for attack on security convoy

  /  September 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A video surfaced showing convoy exploding into thick black smoke

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Police sergeant and seven alleged militants killed in separate incidents in Sinai

and   /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Insurgency and military operations against militants continue in North Sinai

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‘Dangerous terrorist’ arrested as military campaign in North Sinai continues

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military destroys tunnel openings in Rafah as part of ongoing campaign to restore security

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Government to establish company for SMEs, place 80% of shares in stock market: Planning minister

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Egyptian government plans to put up 80% of the shares of a company for small and medium enterprises in the stock market for IPOs in attempt to boost economy

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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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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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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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Egypt stands by ceasefire initiative; Hamas says there was ‘no serious initiative’

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions

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First Israeli death recorded after Palestinian death toll exceeds 200

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Reports by UN body and human rights watchdog show violations of international laws and dire conditions caused by fighting

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US urges constructive dialogue in Libya, as violence continues

  /  July 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Fighting erupted between rival militias at Tripoli’s international airport, one day after protesters shut down an oil port in the country’s northeast

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Al-Sisi raises military pensions by 10%

  /  July 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  40 Comments

New presidential decree amends law governing military retirement

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Egypt’s Army Chief of Staff meets Libyan counterpart to discuss border security

  /  July 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Military leaders discuss means of securing common border and halt illegal crossing

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Murder of Palestinian teen, Abu Khudeir, condemned

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  4 Comments

HRW describes Israeli military actions in the West Bank following the kidnap and murder of three Israelis as amounting to “collective punishment”

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Egypt has witnessed catastrophic decline in human rights: Amnesty International

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  58 Comments

Rights group says rampant torture, arbitrary arrests, and detentions signal sharp decline in rights in the year following Morsi ouster

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Army destroys tunnels, arrests ‘intruders’ and captures marijuana

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Very dangerous” alleged militant arrested

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Egypt is ready to play political role in Iraq: Foreign Ministry

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

After taking over parts of Iraq, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) announced the establishment of a Caliphate or Islamic State

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4 police officers killed in Sinai

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Second attack raises Saturday’s death toll to 6

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Two killed in Arish shootout

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Gunmen attack police officer, kill two

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