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Calcutta News
British envoy summoned over Al Jazeera verdict remarks The Egyptian foreign ministry has summoned the British ambassador over commen
British envoy summoned over Al Jazeera verdict remarks
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
The Egyptian foreign ministry has summoned the British ambassador over comments he made regarding prison sentences handed down to three Al Jazeera journalists, the media reported. In a... Read more
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Gulf News
Al Sissi kicks of high profile Asia tourEgypt president seeks to build diplomatic and economic ties beyond traditional
Al Sissi kicks of high profile Asia tour
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Egypt president seeks to build diplomatic and economic ties beyond traditional links with the West Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, left, greets Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, at the Istana, or Presidential Palace, Monday,... Read more
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New Kerala
British envoy summoned over Al Jazeera verdict remarks The Egyptian foreign ministry has summoned the British ambassador over commen
British envoy summoned over Al Jazeera verdict remarks
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
The Egyptian foreign ministry has summoned the British ambassador over comments he made regarding prison sentences handed down to three Al Jazeera journalists, the media reported. In a... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta reports that hunting contributes €32 million to the economy. l-orizzont says the former government dragged its feet on a scheme to promote waste recycling. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic Agreements to Be Signed During Sisi's Visit to Beijingeconomy, aims at following up files of political and economic cooperation betwe
Economic Agreements to Be Signed During Sisi's Visit to Beijing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
economy, aims at following up files of political and economic cooperation between the two countries. In statements to "Al-Ahram" newspaper on Saturday 29/08/2015, Abdel-Nour said that the Chinese government is keen to develop its economic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta reports how naked selfie extortion landed a woman in court. It also reports how the artist who designed the Mintoff statue has blasted a decision by the Office of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Campaigning-against-IslamistsA group of intellectuals and representatives of civil forces have initiated a c
Campaigning-against-Islamists
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
A group of intellectuals and representatives of civil forces have initiated a campaign to disband Egypt’s remaining Islamist political parties. The immediate objective is to prevent Islamists from winning seats in the parliamentary elections expected... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Lady-party-quitsThe liberal Al-Dostour Party slipped into new turmoil following the resignation
Lady-party-quits
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
The liberal Al-Dostour Party slipped into new turmoil following the resignation of its chairwoman Hala Shukrallah. The party, which has been torn by much squabbling and infighting since the beginning of 2015, is due to hold elections in less than a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Reaching-out-Russians-For the third time since 2013, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi visited Russia th
Reaching-out-Russians-
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
For the third time since 2013, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi visited Russia this week to hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Until Al-Ahram Weekly went to print, a statement issued by the presidency said the three-day visit from... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Yemen--hard-last-mileWith the horizons to a political settlement closed, the option of war prevails
Yemen--hard-last-mile
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
With the horizons to a political settlement closed, the option of war prevails uncontested and strengthened by the coalition forces’ success in extending their full control over the southern areas of Yemen. Accordingly, vows to “liberate Sanaa” have... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Republican-praise-SisiDuring their presidential primary debates earlier this month, a number of high-
Republican-praise-Sisi
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
During their presidential primary debates earlier this month, a number of high-profile US Republican hopefuls teamed up to heap praise on Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. The key American conservative media also spoke highly of Al-Sisi,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
"Islamic State" Pretence and the Upcoming Wars in LibyaAnother war is in the making in Libya: the questions are "how" and "when"? Whil
"Islamic State" Pretence and the Upcoming Wars in Libya
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are "how" and "when"? While the prospect of another military showdown is unlikely to deliver Libya from its current security upheaval and political conflict, it is likely to change the very nature... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Interferes With Printing of Three NewspapersNew York — The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns a recent wave of newsp
Govt Interferes With Printing of Three Newspapers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
New York — The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns a recent wave of newspaper censorship in Egypt. Three privately owned newspapers were prevented from going to print or into circulation because of content critical of President Abdel Fattah... Read more
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New Kerala
Two policemen killed, 27 injured in Egypt blast Two policemen were killed and 27 others injured on Monday in an explosion in
Two policemen killed, 27 injured in Egypt blast
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Two policemen were killed and 27 others injured on Monday in an explosion in Egypt's Beheira governate, the media reported. The blast struck a passing bus that was carrying the policemen to work posts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Reported Injured As Police Fight Striking Cops Storming HQEgyptian policemen striking for more pay fired into the air on Sunday to disper
Four Reported Injured As Police Fight Striking Cops Storming HQ
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Egyptian policemen striking for more pay fired into the air on Sunday to disperse riot control forces trying to prevent them from occupying security headquarters in the northern city of Zagazig, the state-run newspaper al-Ahram reported. Policemen... Read more
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Aljazeera
Egypt security forces clash with striking policemenScores of policemen have staged demonstrations in Egypt's Nile Delta to demand
Egypt security forces clash with striking policemen
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
Scores of policemen have staged demonstrations in Egypt's Nile Delta to demand outstanding bonuses are paid and better employment benefits in a rare show of protest since President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi came to power last year. Protesting officers... Read more
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Zawya
Regional or bust?EgyptRegional or bust? In practice, the mega-regionals agreements will supersede th
Regional or bust?Egypt
Zawya / Posted 9 days ago
Regional or bust? In practice, the mega-regionals agreements will supersede the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations and even render them irrelevant. The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TTP) and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment... Read more
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Aljazeera
Life terms for Egypt's Badie and 18 Brotherhood membersA Cairo court has sentenced Mohamed Badie, the spiritual leader of Egypt's Musl
Life terms for Egypt's Badie and 18 Brotherhood members
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
A Cairo court has sentenced Mohamed Badie, the spiritual leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, and 18 other prominent Brotherhood figures to life in prison over an attack on a police station in 2013. At least five people were killed in the attack on... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Looking-Queen-NefertitiThe beautiful Queen Nefertiti, wife of the monotheistic King Akhenaten and her
Looking-Queen-Nefertiti
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
The beautiful Queen Nefertiti, wife of the monotheistic King Akhenaten and her son-in-law the golden Boy King Tutankhamun, has always perplexed archaeologists. Nefertiti acquired unprecedented power during the first 12 years of the reign of her... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Juggling-alliancesThere is an unmasked sense of realism — sometimes it seems closer to pessimism
Juggling-alliances
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
There is an unmasked sense of realism — sometimes it seems closer to pessimism — about the influence civil pro-democracy’ forces will have in the first post 30 June parliament. There are two main reasons for this, according to the political figures... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Misleading-accounts-securityThe deterioration in security conditions in Sinai since the 25 January 2011 Rev
Misleading-accounts-security
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
The deterioration in security conditions in Sinai since the 25 January 2011 Revolution has led some to question the continued deployment of the UN Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) there. The MFO’s mission does not include combat tasks. Under... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hot-topicFor the past three weeks, hundreds of people have crowded Egypt’s hospitals, pa
Hot-topic
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
For the past three weeks, hundreds of people have crowded Egypt’s hospitals, panicked by news reports of an outbreak of meningitis. However, health officials say the cause of scores of deaths was actually due much more to heatstroke. An increase in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Careful-choicesThe Higher Elections Committee (HEC) in charge of supervising parliamentary pol
Careful-choices
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
The Higher Elections Committee (HEC) in charge of supervising parliamentary polls held its first formal meeting on Sunday after changes to four laws were ratified, paving the way for the vote to be held. The committee has been meeting informally for... Read more
11d
Sydney Morning Herald
Large car bomb explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sourcesSecurity sources: Cairo blast wounds six Cairo: A car bomb has injured six pol
Large car bomb explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sources
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Security sources: Cairo blast wounds six Cairo: A car bomb has injured six policemen after it exploded in front of a police building in Cairo, the latest in a wave of militant attacks that has rocked Egypt. The powerful blast in northern Cairo's... Read more
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The Age
Large car bomb explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sourcesSecurity sources: Cairo blast wounds six Cairo: A car bomb has injured six pol
Large car bomb explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sources
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Security sources: Cairo blast wounds six Cairo: A car bomb has injured six policemen after it exploded in front of a police building in Cairo, the latest in a wave of militant attacks that has rocked Egypt. The powerful blast in northern Cairo's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Large car bomb explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sourcesSecurity sources: Cairo blast wounds six Cairo: A car bomb has injured six pol
Large car bomb explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sources
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Security sources: Cairo blast wounds six Cairo: A car bomb has injured six policemen after it exploded in front of a police building in Cairo, the latest in a wave of militant attacks that has rocked Egypt. The powerful blast in northern Cairo's... Read more
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New Kerala
Over 100 killed in Egypt heatwave Over 100 people were killed due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the health mi
Over 100 killed in Egypt heatwave
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Over 100 people were killed due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the health ministry said on Thursday. The toll reached 110 as two more deaths were reported on Wednesday from Suhag and Aswan governorates, Al Ahram... Read more
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New Kerala
29 injured in Egypt blast, IS claims responsibility An Islamic State (IS) terror group affiliate on Thursday claimed responsibili
29 injured in Egypt blast, IS claims responsibility
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
An Islamic State (IS) terror group affiliate on Thursday claimed responsibility for a massive car bomb explosion that occurred earlier in the day north of Egypt's capital, Cairo. According to the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Blast injures 6 in CairoCAIRO (CNN)- A large explosion has rocked a Cairo suburb early Thursday morning
Blast injures 6 in Cairo
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
CAIRO (CNN)- A large explosion has rocked a Cairo suburb early Thursday morning. The force of the blast so strong and loud, it could be heard across the Egyptian capital. According to Egyptian state news agency Al Ahram, three bombs went off near a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sourcesCairo: At least six people were wounded early on Thursday in a car bombing near
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sources
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Cairo: At least six people were wounded early on Thursday in a car bombing near a state security building and courthouse in a Cairo suburb, security sources said. The sources, who inspected the site of the blast in Shubra al-Khaima, said there was a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sourcesCairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sources
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
Cairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in Cairo and may have caused casualties, Egyptian security sources said on Thursday. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. Comments on Twitter suggested it was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sourcesCairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sources
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Cairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in Cairo and may have caused casualties, Egyptian security sources said on Thursday. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. Comments on Twitter suggested it was... Read more
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WA Today
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sourcesCairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in
Large explosion heard in downtown Cairo: security sources
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Cairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in Cairo and may have caused casualties, Egyptian security sources said on Thursday. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. Comments on Twitter suggested it was... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Explosion in Cairo may have caused casualties - security sourcesCAIRO An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in C
Explosion in Cairo may have caused casualties - security sources
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 12 days ago
CAIRO An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in Cairo and may have caused casualties, Egyptian security sources said on Thursday. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. Comments on Twitter suggested it was... Read more
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The Age
Large explosion rocks downtown Cairo: security sourcesCairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in
Large explosion rocks downtown Cairo: security sources
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Cairo: An explosion was heard near a state security building and courthouse in Cairo and may have caused casualties, Egyptian security sources said on Thursday. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. Comments on Twitter suggested it was... Read more
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New Kerala
Egypt imposes strict anti-terrorism laws Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has approved stringent new counter-te
Egypt imposes strict anti-terrorism laws
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has approved stringent new counter-terrorism laws to fight growing insurgency in the country, a media report said on Monday. The laws establish special courts and... Read more
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Zawya
Labour in the balanceEgyptLabour in the balance Two weeks ago, the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration
Labour in the balanceEgypt
Zawya / Posted 18 days ago
Labour in the balance Two weeks ago, the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration finished a draft of the new law and sent it out for consultation to business and labour representatives. The new draft law will replace the current law, number 12 of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Digest“You can do it”, “Come on”, “Egypt is counting on this achievement”: these were
Digest
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
“You can do it”, “Come on”, “Egypt is counting on this achievement”: these were some of the phrases that Lieutenant General Kamel Al-Wazir patiently reiterated last year to encourage those working under him to complete the New Suez Canal in record... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
magic-harmonyThe children singing ‘Biladi, Biladi’ [My Country] at the Suez Canal extravagan
magic-harmony
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
The children singing ‘Biladi, Biladi’ [My Country] at the Suez Canal extravaganza on 6 August were undoubtedly a joy to watch. They stole the show and became the talk of the town, not only because of their performance but also a controversy that... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Egypt’s-relations-with-IranFor Egypt, the chief result of the agreement reached in Vienna between Iran and
Egypt’s-relations-with-Iran
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
For Egypt, the chief result of the agreement reached in Vienna between Iran and the leading Western powers is the legitimacy Iran has won as a regional power. It is no longer part of the “axis of evil” or a “pariah” state, but is instead a potential... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
International-threats-BrotherhoodThe year of Muslim Brotherhood rule in Egypt not only exposed the group’s racis
International-threats-Brotherhood
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
The year of Muslim Brotherhood rule in Egypt not only exposed the group’s racism and bigotry, together with its delusions of grandeur and megalomania, but it also revealed the ideological reach of the international organisation, with its branches in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Parties-agree-contest-election-lawsOn 6 August, amid great fanfare, Egypt officially inaugurated the New Suez Cana
Parties-agree-contest-election-laws
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
On 6 August, amid great fanfare, Egypt officially inaugurated the New Suez Canal. On Saturday Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ibrahim Al-Heneidi told reporters that just as the new channel will serve to revitalise the Egyptian economy, so... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Silencing-dissent-Taiz“Alert: There are Houthi militiamen in my house.” Abdel-Kader Al-Guneid’s last
Silencing-dissent-Taiz
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
“Alert: There are Houthi militiamen in my house.” Abdel-Kader Al-Guneid’s last tweet on 5 August was a five-word plea for help. The 66-year-old physician and pro-democracy activist best known for his vocal criticisms of the Houthi movement was... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Security-high-alertSecurity experts are anticipating violence on the second anniversary of the 45-
Security-high-alert
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
Security experts are anticipating violence on the second anniversary of the 45-day-long protests in Rabaa Al-Adawiya and Al-Nahda squares organised by Muslim Brotherhood supporters to demand the reinstatement of Mohamed Morsi as president. On 14... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Next-step-New-YorkFollowing the successful inauguration of the New Suez Canal President Abdel-Fat
Next-step-New-York
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
Following the successful inauguration of the New Suez Canal President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi is busy planning three overseas visits, to Moscow, Beijing and New York. During his trips to Moscow and Beijing, which government sources say are pencilled in... Read more
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Independent
Egypt's alcohol restrictions have left consumers at the mercy of a single company or the option of drinking some potentially dangerous alternativesThe wine is made with grapes from Bordeaux. They are chilled and sent to Egypt
Egypt's alcohol restrictions have left consumers at the mercy of a single company or the option of drinking some potentially dangerous alternatives
Independent / Posted 19 days ago
The wine is made with grapes from Bordeaux. They are chilled and sent to Egypt for processing by the Al-Ahram Beverages Company. The flavour is certainly distinctive, complete with a lingering acidity that seems to stick to the back of the throat.... Read more
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New Kerala
Over 70 killed in Egypt heatwave With 15 more deaths reported due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the toll has
Over 70 killed in Egypt heatwave
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
With 15 more deaths reported due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the toll has risen to 76, with 187 others being hospitalised, the health ministry said on Thursday. The deaths were reported on Wednesday, with six of... Read more
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New Kerala
Egypt heatwave toll escalates to 40 With 19 more deaths due to heatwave in Egypt, the toll has risen to 40 with 9
Egypt heatwave toll escalates to 40
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
With 19 more deaths due to heatwave in Egypt, the toll has risen to 40 with 92 others being hospitalised, a media report said on Tuesday. Eleven people died in the capital city Cairo alone, where the day's... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Waterway-successAboard the 150-year-old Al-Mahrousa yacht and in full military regalia, Preside
Waterway-success
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
Aboard the 150-year-old Al-Mahrousa yacht and in full military regalia, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sissi sailed down the new Suez canal to signal the start of inaugural celebrations of the waterway on 6 August. Sissi later changed into a suit, but the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Antiquities-New-Suez-CanalEgypt is buzzing with excitement because of the inauguration of the New Suez Ca
Antiquities-New-Suez-Canal
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
Egypt is buzzing with excitement because of the inauguration of the New Suez Canal, and, caught up in the Suez Canal fever, the Ministry of Antiquities has organised its own events to mark the celebrations. Three archaeological exhibitions and... Read more
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