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Ministry of Interior, Al-Azhar students clash through the night

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

During what witnesses are calling the most violent university clash yet, security forces break into faculty buildings and students light tyres on fire

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Bomb kills Brigadier General; Lieutenant dies in shoot out

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Two others wounded in Giza attack

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Egypt foils attempt to smuggle Jewish antiquities

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The artefacts were discovered in the Mediterranean city of Damietta as they were about to be shipped to Belgium, a ministry statement said on April 18, 2014.

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Palestinians play down threat to dismantle Authority

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian negotiators had warned that they may hand responsibility for governing the occupied territories back to Israel if peace talks remain stalled,

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North Korea ‘may be close to nuclear test’ warns Seoul

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  No Comments

North Korea has conducted three nuclear tests – in 2006, 2009 and 2013 – all at the Punggye-ri site in the northeast of the country

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Port Said Massacre retrial hearing postponed

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The retrial of 11 defendants will resume on 18 June

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MERS death toll hits 81 in Saudi

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Health minister sacked

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Popular Socialist Alliance calls for immediate release of detained members

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Alliance condemns military, government’s crackdown on peaceful protest, activists

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Egypt, Saudi Arabia, to sign 2 new agreements to facilitate trade

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

The agreements will help both countries fight smuggling, says president of Egyptian Customs Authority

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Energy subsidies reform to take effect in July: PM

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Business, Energy  /  No Comments

Mehleb says interim government has yet to decide whether it will increase fuel and diesel prices

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Detained 6 April members go on hunger strike

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

NGOs also to hold protest against detention of journalist in Washington DC

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Two police officers, conscript killed in two separate attacks

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Bomb in Lebanon Square kills one, shootout in Suez kills two

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Saudi sentences five to death over 2003 Qaeda attacks

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Region  /  1 Comment

Dozens of Saudis and expats were killed and wounded that year in car bombings

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Biden heads to Ukraine as Russia accuses Kiev of violating accord

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  No Comments

Russia accused Ukraine of flouting an international accord meant to diffuse the crisis over its separatist east

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Jihadist group in Libya releases video of sobbing hostage

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

The hostage, Mohamed ben Sheikh, is shown crying during the five minute video as he calls on Tunisia’s president to help rescue him

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Syria calls presidential elections for 3 June

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

AFP- Syria said Monday it will hold presidential elections expected to return President Bashar Al-Assad to office on 3 June, despite a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people. Underlining the ongoing violence read the rest…

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Egypt vote turns into Sisi, Sabahy contest

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is the front-runner in the 26-27 May vote,

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Egyptian FM meets with Russian envoy

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Nabil Fahmy and Russian counterparts discuss bilateral relations, security situation

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51 referred to criminal court for Helwan violence

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prosecution refers 51 suspects to criminal court on charges that include murder and vandalism

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Sexual violence against Egypt women goes unpunished: Report

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sexual assaults on women protesters were reported during demonstrations after the 2011 fall of Hosni Mubarak, and then under the military junta which ruled Egypt after him and again during protests against president Mohamed Morsi, they said in a report.

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Explosion in Sinai injures police officer

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

Armed forces and police step up security campaign in volatile North Sinai

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Israel, Palestinian peace meet postponed after killing

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

Israel’s army and police were still hunting for the suspected gunman on Wednesday, after carrying out extensive searches around Idhna.

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Journalists in Egypt ‘have become a target from all sides’: Rights groups

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

Two rights groups release statements condemning ongoing attacks on journalists

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Tech giants look to skies to spread Internet

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Technology  /  1 Comment

Google took a step in that direction this week with the acquisition of Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones that can help boost Internet access to remote areas.

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Samsung executive says Galaxy S5 to outsell S4, sees second quarter rollout for Tizen phone

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Technology  /  1 Comment

A smooth launch is crucial for Samsung, which reported its second straight quarter of profit decline earlier this month as margins in the key smartphone business come under growing pressure from cheaper Chinese rivals.

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TE Data launches M3ak service for the disabled

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Technology  /  1 Comment

The company hired 10 employees with hearing disabilities to serve similarly disabled clients

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One student dead, two journalists wounded at Cairo University

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Reports indicate live ammunition was used during dispersal; Ministry of Interior denies claims

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Arab youth environmental conference kicks off in Hurghada

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Red Sea to become a green governorate, says governor

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Armed forces finalise plans to build 1m youth residential units

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Construction on the project, launched by former defence minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, is expected to begin in December

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Court ruling prohibits Brotherhood from running in elections

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Primary Alexandria Court forbids SEC from accepting the nomination of members of the Muslim Brotherhood in upcoming polls

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