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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  /  1 Comment

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  /  3 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  /  2 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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Libya votes in poll hoping to end post-Gaddafi chaos

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

Voters in Tripoli and Benghazi took advantage of a public holiday called for the election, trickling in to cast their ballots.

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24 Morsi supporters referred to criminal court in Mansoura

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants are accused of acting against the state following the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda sit-in dispersals

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Al-Arish port control transferred to military

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  14 Comments

Former interim President Adly Mansour issued presidential decree last week citing security concerns

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Soldier shot dead in Rafah by unidentified assailants

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Soldier shot in chest, dies from wounds

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NGOs call to end forced disappearances, torture in Ismailia prison

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

International and national NGOs compiled testimonies that show “clear pattern of abuse” at Al-Azouly prison

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Army and police prepare to secure presidential poll

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Approximately 181,921 military personnel will coordinate with police to secure this week’s elections

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Al-Sisi meets Sinai representatives; Sabahy says ‘the army… must not rule’

  /  May 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sabahy addresses controversial topics, while Al-Sisi speaks about development prospects in the Sinai Peninsula on day 11 of campaigning

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Suicide car bomb kills 12 soldiers, civilian in Yemen

  /  May 11, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

AFP – A suspected Al-Qaeda suicide bomber Sunday killed 12 soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military base in southeast Yemen, officials said, as government forces pursued jihadists in three restive provinces. read the rest…

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200 Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis members referred to trial

  /  May 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Prosecution has charged them with founding, leading and joining a terrorist organisation, among other charges

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for Sinai bombings

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

Police ramping up presence in Sinai, says interior ministry

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US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt, relaxing hold on aid

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

The decision will help Egypt’s counter-terrorism operations in the Sinai Peninsula, the Pentagon said.

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Al-Tayeb in Aswan for reconciliation

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

The conflict, which extended for days, left 26 people dead and dozens injured

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Aswan tribal clash death toll reaches 26

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Victim dies in hospital as groups attempt to extend three-day truce

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23 dead, at least 12 injured in Aswan clashes

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

After two days of violence, reconciliation and police mediation has failed; governor asks army to intervene

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Egypt army extends power by taking charge of Gulf aid

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Business  /  6 Comments

Bread is a politically-explosive issue in Egypt – failure to deliver it at an affordable price has triggered major riots in the past and the government wants to boost its storage capacity to reduce its reliance on international markets.

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MOI considering weapons from Russia

  /  March 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim told reporters that US, EU “stifling” arms

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Al-Sisi reshuffles army leadership

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Changes made in the Egypt’s second army and Southern Military District

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ANHRI condemns attack that killed five military policemen

  /  March 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Arab human rights group calls Saturday’s attack “black terrorism”

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