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Book review: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the aftermath of Egypt's Arab Spring, writes Alain Gresh.

Egypt's oil minister said the deal was a "win-win" for not only the two countries, but also for Europe's energy security.

Egypt police arrest man after blast near US embassy

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Egypt police arrest man after blast near US embassy

Egyptian police have arrested a man carrying a crude explosive device near the heavily-fortified US embassy in downtown Cairo.

British tourist killed in Egypt banana boat accident

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British tourist killed in Egypt banana boat accident

Janice Bowles, 58, from Bristol, died while on holiday in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada after she was flipped from a banana boat and became ...

David Satterfield leading candidate for US ambassador to Egypt

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David Satterfield leading candidate for US ambassador to Egypt

David Satterfield, a veteran US diplomatic with extensive experience in the Middle East, is the leading candidate to become US ambassador to ...

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Egypt army says 20 militants killed in operations

The military launched a sweeping operation in February focused on Sinai in eastern Egypt aimed at wiping out militants, including from the Islamic State group.

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Water, food tested at Egypt hotel, where couple died

Investigators into the deaths of a British couple on holiday in Egypt, have tested food and water at the Sinai hotel they stayed at.

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Tourists to sue Egypt hotel, where British couple died

Around 20 holidaymakers who said they felt unwell after staying in an Egyptian resort where two British tourists died, said they are the hotel ...

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Egyptian army captain killed by Sinai roadside bomb

Egyptian medics have confirmed the death of an army captain killed by an improvised explosive device in Egypt's restive North Sinai.

Fighting antisemitism should not mean silencing the Palestinian struggle

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Fighting antisemitism should not mean silencing the Palestinian struggle

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

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Egypt police arrest six over failed church attack

Egyptian police arrested six men over an attempted attack on a church near Cairo.

Egyptian forces kill 12 gunmen in <em>Sinai</em> shootout

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Egyptian forces kill 12 gunmen in Sinai shootout

Cairo has been battling Sinai-based insurgents for years, but launched a major military operation in February.

Egypt officials say bombing attempt near church thwarted

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Egypt officials say bombing attempt near church thwarted

No group has claimed responsibility for the attempted attack.

Prominent Jewish activist Simone Zimmerman held at Israeli border

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Prominent Jewish activist Simone Zimmerman held at Israeli border

Anti-occupation activist and former Bernie Sanders aide Zimmerman was held at the Israeli border for hours, quizzed over her political stance ...

Dozens of IS militants killed in Egypt's <em>Sinai</em>

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Dozens of IS militants killed in Egypt's Sinai

Egypt's military has claimed dozens of IS fighters have been killed following a major offensive in the troubled Sinai region.

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Resuming US military aid to Egypt

Comment: The US sees fit to arm Sisi with more aid and weaponry, despite his regime's dismal human rights record and crackdown on civil liberties, writes Rana Allam.

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#Sisi_Leave: Sisi 'saddened' by hashtag demanding he step down

Egypt's President Sisi has complained about a hashtag going viral that demands he steps down over his incompetency.

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Islamic State commander 'killed' in Egypt amid Sinai unrest

The Islamic State group says one of the leaders of its affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has been killed.

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Egypt IS cell 'planned to assassinate Sisi in Mecca'

Egypt’s military court heard the trial of 292 detainees accused of forming 22 armed cells belonging to the Islamic State group’s Sinai ...

Egypt says security forces kill 11 militants in <em>Sinai</em>

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Egypt says security forces kill 11 militants in Sinai

Egypt's official news agency says security forces killed at least 11 suspected militants in a shootout in the northern Sinai Peninsula.

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Egypt says it killed 3 jihadists, destroyed Gaza tunnels

The Egyptian army said its forces killed three jihadists in the Sinai and destroyed tunnels at Rafah on the Gaza border as part of a ...

Hamas, Israel 'in indirect talks over solving Gaza crises'

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Hamas, Israel 'in indirect talks over solving Gaza crises'

Qatari envoy for Gaza Mohammed al-Emadi reveals Hamas and Israel are indirectly negotiating, with the knowledge of the US, to reach a deal to ...

<em>Sinai</em> 'cornerstone' to Trump's peace plan, Egyptian sources reveal

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Sinai 'cornerstone' to Trump's peace plan, Egyptian sources reveal

Details of Trump's designs on the North Sinai, including Egyptian-controlled air and sea ports and an industrial zone for Gaza, have ...

Egypt state broadcasting employee killed by masked gunmen

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Egypt state broadcasting employee killed by masked gunmen

Egypt's troubled northern Sinai was rocked by three attacks this week, including an assassination-like murder of a broadcasting ...

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