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Six Egyptian policemen charged with torturing prisoner to death

19 August, 2018

Police officers were charged after torturing a young man to death in Cairo.

Trump adviser Bolton arrives for talks with Israeli PM

19 August, 2018

Trump's ultra-hawk national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel for talks with Prime Minister Netanyahu amid heightened tensions in the area.

Israel closes border crossing with Gaza: official

19 August, 2018

The Erez crossing had opened just last week to allow goods to reach the blockaded Gaza Strip.

Two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

19 August, 2018

Saudi Arabia launched a "smart hajj" initiative this year, mobilising vast resources for the six-day journey.

Qatar says Saudi Arabia barring citizens from hajj pilgrimage

18 August, 2018

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year's hajj pilgrimage amid a year-long blockade imposed on the gulf state by a Saudi-led coalition.

Cyprus hands over Egyptian plane hijacker to Cairo

18 August, 2018

Seif Eldin Mustafa commandeered a domestic Alexandria-Cairo flight with 72 passengers and crew on board in March 2016 and ordered it to land at the island's Larnaca airport.

Egypt passes 'cybercrime' legislation amid worsening media freedom

18 August, 2018

Websites that are deemed to 'constitute a threat' could be blocked by judicial order following new legislation signed by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Fighting antisemitism should not mean silencing the Palestinian struggle

17 August, 2018

Comment: If criticising Israel is antisemitic, how are Palestinians expected to articulate their struggle? asks Malia Bouattia.

Rabaa sign: Corbyn critics have got this one wrong

17 August, 2018

Comment: Linking the Rabaa sign to extremism is a cheap take that is devoid of context and understanding, writes Sam Hamad.

Scientists find 'most ancient' cheese in Egypt tomb

17 August, 2018

Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found.

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