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Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek foreign ministers meet in Nicosia

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

Talks occur on security, energy and tourism ahead of 8 November meeting in Cairo

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Turkey files anti-dumping suit against polypropylene exports from Egypt

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Export halt from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, and Turkey creating crisis, says Helal

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RO-RO agreement not to be renewed

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Egyptian government made a decision not to renew the agreement with turkey after it ends in April 2015.

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Egypt participates in international ISIS strategy meeting

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Obama stresses there is no “quick fix” in military and ideological fight against ISIS

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Coalition to Support Tahya Masr fund calls for closing cultural centres in Cairo, Alexandria

  /  September 30, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Coalition’s secretary general says in statement that Turkish cultural centres are a “threat to national security”

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Erdogan in no position to give lessons on democracy: Egypt

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

Turkish president has illusions of restoring the Ottoman Empire, says Egyptian foreign ministry

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Erdogan’s comments on Egypt is interference in Arab affairs: Arab League

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

The recently elected Turkish president has been an outspoken critic of the ouster of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi

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Mixed scenarios play out for runaway Brotherhood members

  /  September 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

After seven leading Muslim Brotherhood leaders announced on 12 September that they would depart their longtime ally, Qatar, diverse scenarios were raised as to the reasons behind the decision, including how it would affect the read the rest…

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Israeli troops leave Gaza as 72-hour ceasefire begins

  /  August 5, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

Operation Protective Edge “not over”; Israel prepares for indirect talks with Palestinians

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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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Top diplomats call for extension of 12-hour Gaza ceasefire

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

Efforts to extend humanitarian ceasefire continue in Paris as it holds in Gaza

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‘Terminology’ of Gaza ceasefire proposal still needs work: Kerry

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

Netanyahu agrees to 12-hour “pause” in Gaza, Kerry hopeful for extension

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US, UN to announce humanitarian ceasefire initiative: Hamas official

  /  July 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

John Kerry and Ban Ki Moon meet in Cairo in efforts to stop the violence in Gaza

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US, UN stand by Egyptian ceasefire proposal

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

Both push for ceasefire, hope it will be followed by dialogue on causes of the crisis

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No change to Egyptian ceasefire proposal: Egypt FM

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

Gaza is an open wound and Band-Aid won’t help, says Ban Ki Moon

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Egypt summons Turkish charge d’affaires over Erdogan comments

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Turkish Prime Minister describes Al-Sisi as “illegitimate… tyrant”, questions Egypt’s ability to broker peace treaty between Hamas and Israel

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Al-Sisi ‘illegitimate tyrant’: Erdogan

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  79 Comments

Turkish prime minister criticises Egyptian president over Gaza

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Turkey PM says party to reveal presidency candidate next week

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  27 Comments

Erdogan is widely believed to be planning to run for the presidency in the 10 August elections.

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Iran president visits Turkey hoping to fix troubled ties

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Politics  /  48 Comments

Rouhani will meet his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, where the powerful neighbours are expected to discuss security concerns as well as trade opportunities.

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Kurdish rebels ramp up pressure ahead of Turkey vote

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Politics  /  35 Comments

Erdogan is widely expected to run, but to win he needs support from the country’s Kurdish minority, who make up one fifth of the population and form a majority in the southeast.

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Foreign Ministry summons Turkish Charge d’Affaires

  /  June 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ministry expresses “distaste” for comments made concerning last week’s elections

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Turkish police crackdown on protests condemned

  /  June 1, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  78 Comments

Police clashed with protesters in Istanbul, firing tear gas and water cannon at people clustered on side streets, defying a government ban on demonstrations on the iconic Taksim Square – the epicentre of last year’s turmoil.

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BREAKING: Turkey PM warns of crackdown if protesters defy ban

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Politics  /  61 Comments

AFP - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Saturday police would clamp down on anyone defying a ban on demonstrations at Istanbul’s Taksim Square on the anniversary of a wave of mass protests last year. “If you read the rest…

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Turkey beefs up security on protest anniversary

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Politics  /  38 Comments

Eight people died and thousands were injured in the heavy-handed police crackdown that ensued, as clouds of tear gas wafted through the much-loved park on Taksim Square.

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BREAKING: Turkish police detain 18 in mine disaster probe: TV

  /  May 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

Turkey Yesterday declared rescue operations over following this week’s devastating coalmine blast after retrieving the bodies of two last trapped miners, bringing the final death toll to 301.

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‘Revulsion’ over Turkey response as mine blast toll tops 300

  /  May 17, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The nationwide trauma over the incident has turned to rage, fuelled by claims of negligence against mine operators and what many see as a heartless response from the government.

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Race to save trapped miners after Turkey blast kills 232

  /  May 14, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  No Comments

Most of the deaths have been caused by carbon monoxide poisoning

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Turkey PM puts death toll from mine disaster at 232: TV

  /  May 14, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  No Comments

AFP - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan put the death toll from a mine explosion at 232 on Wednesday, local media reported. Erdogan was inspecting the site of the accident in the western town of read the rest…

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Turkey PM rebuffs criticism over press freedom

  /  May 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Erdogan’s speech to parliament followed a report by the US-based watchdog Freedom House earlier this month, which downgraded Turkey’s status from “partly free” to “not free” and said the country had seen the biggest decline in press freedom in Europe.

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Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial

  /  May 12, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Yapici said once Korkmaz regained consciousness he was again kicked on the head and as he fled his attackers, was set upon by plain-clothes policemen with gas masks who ruthlessly kicked and beat him on the legs.

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