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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, DRC Discuss Promoting Bilateral RelationsEgypt's Prime Minister Sharif Ismail held talks with his Congolese counterpart
Egypt, DRC Discuss Promoting Bilateral Relations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Egypt's Prime Minister Sharif Ismail held talks with his Congolese counterpart Matata Ponyo Mapon and his accompanying delegation to discuss promoting bilateral relations in the presence of several ministers from both sides. Ismail welcomed the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSIC AND DANCEAl-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/012 8000 9077 Sat 6, 8
MUSIC AND DANCE
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/012 8000 9077 Sat 6, 8pm: BA Orchestra, conducted by maestro Hisham Gabr, performs Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana”, one of the most popular pieces in the classical music repertoire. Sun 7, 8pm:... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Closer economic tiesAn agreement was signed on Tuesday between Egypt and Russia to establish a Russ
Closer economic ties
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
An agreement was signed on Tuesday between Egypt and Russia to establish a Russian industrial zone in the Suez Canal area near the coastal city of Port Said. A memorandum of understanding was also signed between the Russian Direct Investment Fund... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
‘Setting priorities’This week a presidential decree went into effect raising customs tariffs on hun
‘Setting priorities’
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
This week a presidential decree went into effect raising customs tariffs on hundreds of finished goods. Items targeted by the new decree have either a local alternative or are considered unnecessary, says a Ministry of Finance press release. Tariffs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ismail Urges Continued Ministers-MPs CooperationPrime Minister Sherif Ismail underlined the importance of continued cooperation
Ismail Urges Continued Ministers-MPs Cooperation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail underlined the importance of continued cooperation and coordination with MPs to stand on people's problems across the country and work on solving them. During a four-hour meeting Wednesday 3/2/2016 with lawmakers, Ismail... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The Calamitous World Order and How it Relates to SAI’m a bona fide history nut. Whether it’s a subject, country or person the only
The Calamitous World Order and How it Relates to SA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
I’m a bona fide history nut. Whether it’s a subject, country or person the only sure-fire way to understand it, is to know the history. Take for example, mathematics. Through the Ancient Greeks’ love of abstract and deductive reasoning did Pythagoras... Read more
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BC Local News
Esquimalt sailors detained in Japan for drug chargesInstead of making their way back home with the rest of their colleagues, two cr
Esquimalt sailors detained in Japan for drug charges
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Instead of making their way back home with the rest of their colleagues, two crew members on board the Canadian navy's HMCS Winnipeg ship have been detained by police in Tokyo, Japan for using a controlled substance. On Feb. 1, three members of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Why oil plunge will send Filipino remittances sliding When energy prices fall, consumption stocks in oil-importing economies should
Why oil plunge will send Filipino remittances sliding
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
When energy prices fall, consumption stocks in oil-importing economies should do well. Or that’s what economic theory says. But ever so often, the prediction falls flat, particularly in emerging... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Russian, Egyptian Officials Sign Agreements to Strengthen Economic CooperationCairo — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Russian Minister of In
Russian, Egyptian Officials Sign Agreements to Strengthen Economic Cooperation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Cairo — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov Monday following the 10th session of the Russian-Egyptian intergovernmental commission on trade, economic and scientific cooperation. Sisi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Russian Industrial Zone in Port Said to Start Operations in 2016-2017A Russian industrial zone planned to be established in eastern Port Said can st
Russian Industrial Zone in Port Said to Start Operations in 2016-2017
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A Russian industrial zone planned to be established in eastern Port Said can start operations in 2016-2017, Egyptian Industry Minister Tarek Qabil said on Tuesday 2/2/2015. The minister added that the Russian-Egyptian businessmen forum, currently in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Head of Suez Canal Economic Zone Tours Ismailia Development ProjectsHead of the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCEZ) Ahmed Darwish
Head of Suez Canal Economic Zone Tours Ismailia Development Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Head of the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCEZ) Ahmed Darwish on Tuesday, 2/2/2016 inspected development projects in Ismailia. Darwish toured the Technology Valley project's area and Al Amal district to follow up developments there... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conflict Grows Out of Inequality and ExclusionFor a while Africans enthusiasm with the good economic performance of the conti
Conflict Grows Out of Inequality and Exclusion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
For a while Africans enthusiasm with the good economic performance of the continent has had a contagious lazy effect in many minds. It was as if the road to a new continental status was a given, even though we were all too busy approving many... Read more
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Zawya
Egypt Year in Review 2015EgyptEgypt Year in Review 2015 The Egyptian economy is expected to continue growing
Egypt Year in Review 2015Egypt
Zawya / Posted 5 days ago
Egypt Year in Review 2015 The Egyptian economy is expected to continue growing at a steady pace in the coming months, with key sectors, such as manufacturing and ICT, looking particularly promising. However, headwinds from a jittery global economy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Address Inequality, a Leading Cause of Conflict - Says ECA Chief to Africa's LeadersAddis Ababa — The Economic Commission for Africa's Executive Secretary, Carlos
Address Inequality, a Leading Cause of Conflict - Says ECA Chief to Africa's Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Addis Ababa — The Economic Commission for Africa's Executive Secretary, Carlos Lopes has called on Africa's leaders to tackle economic, social and political inequality, which he stressed is a leading cause of conflict in Africa. In his address to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Why Manchester Ship Canal 'is our Eiffel Tower'Often overlooked is the north west’s equivalent to the Eiffel Tower – that marv
Why Manchester Ship Canal 'is our Eiffel Tower'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
Often overlooked is the north west’s equivalent to the Eiffel Tower – that marvel of engineering the Manchester Ship Canal. Thirty-six miles in length, its five sets of locks lift ocean-going vessels 18 metres from the Mersey Estuary at Eastham on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Negotiations to Establish Petrochemical Complex in Ain Sokhna UnderwayNegotiations to establish a USD 3.5 billion petrochemical complex in Ain Sokhna
Negotiations to Establish Petrochemical Complex in Ain Sokhna Underway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Negotiations to establish a USD 3.5 billion petrochemical complex in Ain Sokhna are underway, Head of the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCEZ) Ahmed Darwish said on Friday 29/01/2016. The mega project is planned to be established... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scez - Negotiations to Establish Petrochemical Complex in Ain Sokhna UnderwayNegotiations to establish a USD 3.5 billion petrochemical complex in Ain Sokhna
Scez - Negotiations to Establish Petrochemical Complex in Ain Sokhna Underway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Negotiations to establish a USD 3.5 billion petrochemical complex in Ain Sokhna are underway, Head of the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCEZ) Ahmed Darwish said on Friday 29/01/2016. The mega project is planned to be established... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt's Consulate in Shanghai Celebrates Jan. 25 AnniversaryEgypt's General Consulate in Shanghai held a celebration on Thursday to mark th
Egypt's Consulate in Shanghai Celebrates Jan. 25 Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Egypt's General Consulate in Shanghai held a celebration on Thursday to mark the 5th anniversary of the January 25 Revolution. In a statement he delivered on the occasion of the anniversary, Chargé d'Affaires Ambassador Haitham Safi al-Din reviewed... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A mayor’s tale“Ya hadret al-omda,” or “Mr Mayor”, is a phrase often uttered in classic Egypti
A mayor’s tale
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
“Ya hadret al-omda,” or “Mr Mayor”, is a phrase often uttered in classic Egyptian films. On screen, the omda, or village chief, is often portrayed as a grumpy old despot who tries to get his own way, no matter what. In reality, as I recently learned,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Red Sea Foundation Launched to Drive Growth in Regional TradeA non-profit policy think tank, the Red Sea Foundation, is being set up to deve
A Red Sea Foundation Launched to Drive Growth in Regional Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A non-profit policy think tank, the Red Sea Foundation, is being set up to develop a trade facilitation framework for the Red Sea region. According to Fahd Al Rasheed, CEO of King Abdullah Economic City, a port on the Red Sea which began operations... Read more
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Bluffton Today
GPA moves 3.73 million boxes in 2015With containerized cargo volume for the last two years up 700,000 — a total of
GPA moves 3.73 million boxes in 2015
Bluffton Today / Posted 11 days ago
With containerized cargo volume for the last two years up 700,000 — a total of 23 percent — Georgia Ports Authority continues to lead container growth in the country, GPA executive director Curtis Foltz told his board Monday. The port moved a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Recent Activities in the Horn, Their Implications for Ethiopia's National SecurityEver since the days of the Berlin Conference that bestowed blessings on the scr
Recent Activities in the Horn, Their Implications for Ethiopia's National Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Ever since the days of the Berlin Conference that bestowed blessings on the scramble for Africa, the Horn of Africa has always been a bone of contention attracting the colonialists, explorers, scientists on expeditions, sea pirates, commercial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, China Presidents Attend Signing of 21 AgreementsPresident Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his visiting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping
Egypt, China Presidents Attend Signing of 21 Agreements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his visiting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping attended the signing ceremony of 21 agreements and memorandums of understanding on Thursday at the conclusion of their talks in the presidential palace of Qubba. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Awqaf Minister Says Egyptians Capable of Overcoming ChallengesAwqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has voiced confidence in the ability of Eg
Awqaf Minister Says Egyptians Capable of Overcoming Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has voiced confidence in the ability of Egyptians to overcome difficulties and challenges to build a leading modern State. The ancient Egyptian civilization remains a source of inspiration for all Egyptians in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Brigadier Peter 'Scrubber' Stewart-RichardsonHere two thirds of the women could not read or write and there were high rates
Brigadier Peter 'Scrubber' Stewart-Richardson
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Here two thirds of the women could not read or write and there were high rates of infant and maternal mortality. With the help of old comrades who bought their own air tickets, paid for labour and provided expertise, the site was cleared of syringes... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
7 decades of sanso’s artA celebration of the ebbs and flows of a painter’s journey and his lifelong rom
7 decades of sanso’s art
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
A celebration of the ebbs and flows of a painter’s journey and his lifelong romance with water Sanso’s romance with water has been a lifelong thing. It continued at the age of four where “we crossed boundless bodies of water and oceans to move to... Read more
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Gulf News
Egypt’s rocky road since the Arab SpringFive years after Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, country marks a fledgling recovery In
Egypt’s rocky road since the Arab Spring
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
Five years after Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, country marks a fledgling recovery In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi holds a child as he presents a medal to the widow of a policeman killed... Read more
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Ipswich Star
War history: Time moves on, and names change, but terrain still tests British soldiers The strain shows on the faces of troops at Kut After writing about the intro
War history: Time moves on, and names change, but terrain still tests British soldiers
Ipswich Star / Posted 14 days ago
The strain shows on the faces of troops at Kut After writing about the introduction of compulsory military service at home in Britain, Mike Peters returns to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, Germany in Talks Over Administrative Capital ProjectHousing and Utilities Minister Moustafa Madbouli met on Thursday 21/01/2016 wit
Egypt, Germany in Talks Over Administrative Capital Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Housing and Utilities Minister Moustafa Madbouli met on Thursday 21/01/2016 with a German delegation for talks on future projects in Egypt, especially the New Administrative Capital project. The delegation, grouping the German foreign and housing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spokesman - Chinese President Praises Egyptian AchievementsChinese President Xi Jinping lauded the achievements of Egypt under the leaders
Spokesman - Chinese President Praises Egyptian Achievements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping lauded the achievements of Egypt under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Egyptian presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said on Thursday 21/01/2016. The Chinese president greeted President Sisi on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, Saudi Arabia Sign Maritime Transport AgreementChairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish signed an agreement with the
Egypt, Saudi Arabia Sign Maritime Transport Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish signed an agreement with the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) to promote Egyptian-Saudi maritime transport through the Suez Canal. The agreement was signed during Mamish's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, China Sign 20 Economic AgreementsCairo — Egypt signed on Thursday about 20 economic deals with China including a
Egypt, China Sign 20 Economic Agreements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Cairo — Egypt signed on Thursday about 20 economic deals with China including a $1 billion financing agreement to Egypt's central bank and $700 million in loans to the National Bank of Egypt. Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Cairo on... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
China in the Middle EastChinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Egypt today, the second leg of his
China in the Middle East
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Egypt today, the second leg of his Middle East tour that started on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia and should end in Iran on Saturday. This is a significant tour as it sees a Chinese president making a first... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
More loans?Back in mid-2011, a few months after the toppling of former president Hosni Mub
More loans?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Back in mid-2011, a few months after the toppling of former president Hosni Mubarak, it was clear that the political turmoil had driven tourists and investors away from Egypt and the country would need to find an alternative source of finance. It... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The Chinese connectionEgypt’s exports to China currently amount to around $700 million, while the cou
The Chinese connection
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Egypt’s exports to China currently amount to around $700 million, while the country’s imports are around ten times that figure. How can the trade balance be improved? Egypt should enhance its industrial production. The Chinese market is open to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China signs investment deals worth nearly $18B with Egypt China has signed agreements to invest nearly $18 billion in Egypt, whose econ
China signs investment deals worth nearly $18B with Egypt
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
China has signed agreements to invest nearly $18 billion in Egypt, whose economy is yet to recover from years of political turmoil. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi welcomed the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Day After ImplementationNot the day after in the movie about a fictional war between NATO forces and th
The Day After Implementation
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
Not the day after in the movie about a fictional war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact but the Day After the Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal, America was quick to acknowledge Iran's commitment by imposing sanctions on it for its defense... Read more
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Rappler
Xi signs Egypt deals as China looks to boost Mideast cloutCHINA-EGYPT DEALS. A handout picture provided by the Egyptian presidency on Jan
Xi signs Egypt deals as China looks to boost Mideast clout
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
CHINA-EGYPT DEALS. A handout picture provided by the Egyptian presidency on January 21, 2016, shows Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) shaking hands with his Chinese countpart Xi Jinping in front of a plaque clebrating a Chinese industrial... Read more
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Reuters
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?CAIRO Egyptian activists Ali al-Khouly and Mohamed Ali had just sat down at a C
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
CAIRO Egyptian activists Ali al-Khouly and Mohamed Ali had just sat down at a Cairo coffeeshop when plainclothes officers grabbed them and hauled them off to a police station. What they most wanted to know was: what are your plans next Monday? As... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Egypt - who's afraid of January 25?CAIRO: Egyptian activists Ali al-Khouly and Mohamed Ali had just sat down at a
Egypt - who's afraid of January 25?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
CAIRO: Egyptian activists Ali al-Khouly and Mohamed Ali had just sat down at a Cairo coffeeshop when plainclothes officers grabbed them and hauled them off to a police station. What they most wanted to know was: what are your plans next Monday? As... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Landmines in EgyptBesides being a threat to the life and safety of individuals, Egyptians and oth
Landmines in Egypt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Besides being a threat to the life and safety of individuals, Egyptians and other residents alike, landmines in Egypt pose as a severe challenge to economic development efforts. Over the past decades, the gravity of this problem has unfolded as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese President's Visit to EgyptThe Chinese President Xin Jingping is set to make state visits to Saudi Arabia,
Chinese President's Visit to Egypt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The Chinese President Xin Jingping is set to make state visits to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iran beginning 19 January, 2016. His visit to Egypt will be the first paid by a Chinese President in 12 years and will be marking 60 years of diplomatic links... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PM Meets British LawmakersPrime Minister Sherif Ismail held a meeting on Sunday 17/1/2016 with a delegati
PM Meets British Lawmakers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail held a meeting on Sunday 17/1/2016 with a delegation of the British parliament. They discussed ways of boosting bilateral relations in all fields, as well as the latest developments in Egypt after the formation of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Firm Announces Increasing Investments in Suez Canal ZoneThe Chinese TEDA company has announced increasing its investments in the econom
Chinese Firm Announces Increasing Investments in Suez Canal Zone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The Chinese TEDA company has announced increasing its investments in the economic zone of the Suez Canal. After meeting with Chairman of the General Authority of the Economic Zone of Suez Canal Nasser Fouad, the Chinese firm said that it will start... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mamish - Suez Canal Achieves Increase in RevenuesSuez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish said that the Suez Canal achieved an
Mamish - Suez Canal Achieves Increase in Revenues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish said that the Suez Canal achieved an increase in revenues worth about EGP 250 million since the opening of the new international waterway last August. He noted that the canal's total revenues hit EGP 17bn... Read more
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New Kerala
A charismatic colonel and his strange absence from fiction ( Bookends)A charismatic colonel and his strange absence from fiction (Column: Bookends)
A charismatic colonel and his strange absence from fiction ( Bookends)
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
A charismatic colonel and his strange absence from fiction (Column: Bookends) Think of the Middle East now and a representative image would be a vicious group with obscurantist goals to be obtained with indiscriminate and unconscionable violence,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Aboard the luxurious Azamara Quest, a pirate scare adds to the intrigueMy wife, Laurel, and I, jet-lagged, headed to our balcony stateroom on the Azam
Aboard the luxurious Azamara Quest, a pirate scare adds to the intrigue
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
My wife, Laurel, and I, jet-lagged, headed to our balcony stateroom on the Azamara Quest to let the rhythmic wash of the hull through the Aegean Sea lull us to sleep. In the morning, we found a letter from the ship's captain, José Vilarinho, slipped... Read more
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Business Standard India
Modern Turkey from death throes to rebirthThis military history traces Great Power machinations after the disintegration
Modern Turkey from death throes to rebirth
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
This military history traces Great Power machinations after the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire but provides an inadequate link to the current crisis in West AsiaThis military history traces Great Power... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Policies for the man in the streetIn his distinguished book My Recommendations to my Country, the late professor
Policies for the man in the street
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
In his distinguished book My Recommendations to my Country, the late professor Ibrahim Shehata, a former deputy president of the World Bank, quoted from European politician Jean Monet’s memoirs to the effect that in order to succeed in changing the... Read more
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ESPN
Sobel: Hurley learning to cope with painful memoriesThere's cruel irony in that the hardest part comes on the golf course. That's w
Sobel: Hurley learning to cope with painful memories
ESPN / Posted 24 days ago
There's cruel irony in that the hardest part comes on the golf course. That's where Billy Hurley III most often thinks about his father, because that's where they spent the most time together. Before he became a police sergeant, Willard Hurley Jr.... Read more
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