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The situation does not stop only at achieving victory—almost impossible—against Tunisia, but extends to anticipating negative results for teams also competing for third place. For example, Nigeria must defeat South Africa on Nigeria’s home turf, and Congo must not defeat Sudan on the latter’s turf even though Sudan lost four out of five games played.
The loss to Senegal for the second time in qualifiers was not the worst thing that happened in the game, but the performance was monotonous for Egyptians, who for the most part played in slow-motion.
Export halt from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, and Turkey creating crisis, says Helal
While the official results have yet to be announced, the preliminary results show the secular party is set to obtain 85 seats against the 69 of Islamist rival.
Political parties cite high turnout, election monitors claim irregularities
Islamist Ennahda party will not run in next month’s presidential vote
Egyptian foreign minister meets Arab League envoy to discuss Libya’s political path
We are following the case and working for their release, says Egyptian Embassy in Sana’a
150 artists of 30 nationalities “leave their mark” on building walls of Erriadh village
Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya
Islamist dominated GNC appoint rival PM as international community calls for calm
Shoukry and Arab League envoy to Libya discuss possible political solutions to the situation in Libya
500 more Egyptians slated to leave Egypt Monday after fleeing Libyan-Tunisian border area, while poorer Egyptians remain
Thousands of Egyptians stuck at the Libyan-Tunisian border area have been evacuated
Egypt is engaged in intense communication with officials in Tunisia in order to evacuate citizens stuck at the border area between Libya and Tunisia
Measure comes after Egypt’s foreign minister’s visit to Tunisia-Libya border area where Egyptians have been stuck for days
The visit comes amid intensified Egyptian efforts to evacuate nationals residing in restive neighbour Libya
Egyptians arrive from conflict-torn Libya as militant fighting intensifies in neighbouring country
Amid escalating violence, voices calling on Libyan parties to end fighting and engage in dialogue are raised
Fighting erupted between rival militias at Tripoli’s international airport, one day after protesters shut down an oil port in the country’s northeast
By Daniel Nisman When he is (eventually) elected to Egypt’s Presidency, former Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi knows the Everest of his policy goals will be restoring the country’s floundering economy. But before he can take on the monumental task of ensuring food and petrol stability to a largely impoverished country of over 85 million, Sisi …
Seriati had been in jail ever since Ben Ali fled into exile in Saudi Arabia in January 2011 following the first of that year’s Arab Spring uprisings.
A plane carrying Aitan touched down at Marka military airport in Amman, and he was greeted by relatives and officials led by Prince Faisal bin Hussein, the brother of King Abdullah II.
By Marwan Muasher When the Arab awakening began in 2011, its primary goal should have been to advance pluralism and democracy – causes that were neglected in the Arab world’s first, anti-colonial awakening in the 20th century. But, after three years of struggle, the process has only just begun. Will the second Arab awakening finally …
Reuters – The private sector arm of the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank plans to increase its activities in Africa, part of plans to widen the appeal of Islamic finance across the region, its chief executive said. Established in 1999, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) supports the economic development of …
The hostage, Mohamed ben Sheikh, is shown crying during the five minute video as he calls on Tunisia’s president to help rescue him
World Bank has helped finance several projects in various sectors during the past year
A source close to the talks said on Tuesday that there was a proposal which could see Pollard freed before the Jewish holiday of Passover, which begins mid-April.
The North African country hopes to welcome 7 million tourists this year, a slight increase on the 6.9 million who visited in 2010 before the revolution that ousted a decades-old dictatorship and unleashed outbreaks of Islamist violence that damaged Tunisia’s reputation.
Egyptians know now what it was like to watch the Tahrir Square uprising in 2011 from outside of the country – because the same kind of media attention was recently projected on Ukraine. This country, which hasn’t been the subject of monthly breaking news for a while – let alone daily breaking news – has …