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Sobhi meets French counterpart to exchange views on regional security

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

Defence ministers and Egyptian chief of staff discussed cooperation in various fields and latest developments

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Egypt redirects US military relationships

and   /  September 14, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Government’s anti-terrorism statements believed to be for “media consumption”, expert says

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2 militants killed in military raid North Sinai

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian military carries out extensive raids to counter militant groups in Sinai

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Egypt and Norway discuss region and agree on future cooperation

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties and situations in Gaza and Libya

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‘Crying need for financial support’ in Gaza: UNRWA Commissioner General

  /  September 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Krähenbühl says “Palestinians are not statistics”

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US approves Apache deal and military cooperation with Egypt

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

Region also needs to work together and improve economic and social procedures to combat extremism, says President Al-Sisi

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US to send 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt

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

Kerry describes Egypt as “strategic partner” on regional issues in phone call with Egyptian counterpart

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Egypt to train Libyan police and army forces

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Illegal weapons will be collected, while terrorist groups will be crushed, Libya Military head

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US holds Egypt, UAE responsible for Libyan airstrikes

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Libyan and Egyptian Foreign Ministers deny any interference

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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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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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Civilian referred to military prosecution over skirmishes at military-run gas station

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

Military spokesman says he has no knowledge regarding the incident

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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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Death toll rises on both sides in Gaza as fighting enters third week

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Over 100,000 Gaza residents flee their homes in mass displacements as the strip faces increasingly grim conditions

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Palestinian losses mount after Israel expands ground operations

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  21 Comments

At least 60 people died in a single Gaza neighbourhood as Israeli death toll rises to 7, 5 of whom were soldiers

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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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Aid convoy to Gaza forced to turn back

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Convoy prepared by group of political movements stopped at the border for security reasons

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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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Al-Sisi raises military pensions by 10%

  /  July 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  24 Comments

New presidential decree amends law governing military retirement

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Feuding families reach government brokered truce in Aswan

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Two feuding families in Aswan reached a government brokered truce on Saturday that would put an end to tensions that last week escalated with the deaths of two members of the Daboudia tribe. State-run Al-Ahram read the rest…

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Egyptian trucks held in Libya released

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

Egyptian trucks held in Libya for several days in the latest incident of several faced by Egyptians in the country

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Kerry in Iraq as Sunni militants seize strategic town, airport

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Kerry met with Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki and was to hold talks with Iraqi leaders across the political and communal spectrum.

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The foreigner’s gift: Why Iran would gain from US military intervention in Iraq

  /  June 21, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Michael Young What does one make of the apparent rapprochement between the United States and Iran over Iraq? It’s difficult to say, principally because both countries have very different agendas in the country, even if read the rest…

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Mahienour El-Massry refuses ‘any kind of amnesty’ from the government

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

Labour activist and Protest Law detainee demands the abolishment of the law in letter from prison

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Alaa Abdel Fattah, 24 others handed 15-year sentences

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  17 Comments

Accused sentenced in absentia for breaching Protest Law; Abdel Fattah and two other defendants arrested shortly afterwards

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French, Egyptian navies conclude ‘Cleopatra’ joint exercises

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  22 Comments

Manoeuvres near port of Toulon the first to be held in French waters in 25 years, SIS says

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Extension of voting in presidential elections stirs controversy

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Hamdeen Sabahy continues in presidential race despite calls for his withdrawal

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Egypt, Bahrain joint military training continues

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  38 Comments

Special forces partake in simulated situation training in the Gulf

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As Egypt votes, pro-Morsi town, Kerdasa, testifies to brutal divide

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  23 Comments

Instead, defiant residents have posted pictures of Morsi, describing him as “the legitimate president”.

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