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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday vowed to protect Egypt's water supply while striving to maintain peace between the Nile upstream countries of Sudan and Ethiopia.

Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot can start flying again from Moscow to Cairo from the end of February, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian flag carrier Vitaly Savelyev told reporters Tuesday.

Anwar Sadat's nephew pulls out of Egypt presidential election

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Anwar Sadat's nephew pulls out of Egypt presidential election

Sadat said he had concerns for the safety of his campaign team at a time when elections were to be held with Egypt under a state of emergency.

Egypt to impose curfew on parts of northern Sinai

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Egypt to impose curfew on parts of northern Sinai

Egypt's official gazette said authorities will impose a curfew on parts of the North Sinai region from Saturday, after the country extended its ...

Mubarak ally launches bid for Egypt presidency

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Mubarak ally launches bid for Egypt presidency

General Sami Anan has declared he will stand in Egypt's forthcoming elections.

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Revealed: Netanyahu planned to exchange West Bank for Sinai

Former US officials allege Netanyahu asked Obama in 2014 to support a far-fetched plan to annex Palestinian West Bank territory, "compensating" for it by extending Gaza into northern Sinai.

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Egypt sentences 23 Brotherhood members to life in jail

The court sentenced another 223 defendants to 15 years on similar charges, including belonging to a terrorist group, murder, and planning ...

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Jerusalem move: Duplicitous Sisi sells out Palestine

Comment: Egypt publicly opposed Trump's Jerusalem move, but evidence this is a policy Sisi actually supports comes as little surprise, ...

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Egyptian security forces kill 8 suspected militants in Sinai

Egyptian security forces killed eight suspected militants in Sinai after raiding a suspected militant hideout

Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

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Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

Donald Trump invited almost universal condemnation last month when it officially recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but his deputy ...

Robert Springborg

2018: From the frying pan into the fire

Comment: The Middle East in 2018 faces plenty of known difficulties and challenges. But there are also some 'known unknowns' lurking, writes ...

Egypt rails against 'suspiciously funded' NYT over critical reports

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Egypt rails against 'suspiciously funded' NYT over critical reports

Cairo lashes out against NYT over embarrassing revelations about Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's regime, even hinting the paper is ...

Egypt to hold presidential election in March

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Egypt to hold presidential election in March

Egypt's National Elections Authority chief Lasheen Ibrahim said Egyptians will head to the polls on 26-28 March in the first round of a ...

Shafiq 'changes mind' about election bid after UAE deportation

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Shafiq 'changes mind' about election bid after UAE deportation

Former Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafiq announces he will not stand in 2018 presidential elections, reversing a pledge to challenge at polls set to ...

Egypt's Copts celebrate Orthodox Christmas amid tightened security measures

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Egypt's Copts celebrate Orthodox Christmas amid tightened security measures

Thousands of Egypt's Copts flocked to local churches to celebrate Orthodox Christmas eve amid tightened security following a year blighted by ...

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Exposed: Egypt moved to change public opinion on Jerusalem

Captain Ashraf al-Kholi secretly called a number of influential Egyptian television hosts and informed them of Cairo’s public stance on the controversial decision.

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Sudan recalls ambassador from Egypt amid tensions

Long standing tensions between the neighbouring countries have been further frayed as Egypt retaliates to strengthening Sudan-Turkey ties.

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Egypt hangs five prisoners despite human rights concerns

Egypt has executed five prisoners just over a week after a mass execution which was condemned by human rights groups over flawed legal ...

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Pope prays for Egyptians killed in IS church attack

Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the deadly attack in a shootout outside a south Cairo church that left nine people dead.

Egypt kill three suspected militants during shootout

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Egypt kill three suspected militants during shootout

Egyptian security forces arrested ten and killed three suspected militants in a gunfire exchange close to Cairo.

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President Trump condemns IS attack on Egypt church

US President Donald Trump condemned the deadly attack in a shootout outside a south Cairo church that left nine people dead.

Egypt court sentences Morsi for 'insulting judiciary'

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Egypt court sentences Morsi for 'insulting judiciary'

An Egyptian court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to three years in prison along with 19 other defendants for 'insulting the ...

Explosion in Egypt's Sinai kills six soldiers

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Explosion in Egypt's Sinai kills six soldiers

An officer and six soldiers were killed by an explosive device in North Sinai, the Egyptian military has said.

Roadside bomb kills senior army officer in Egypt's Sinai

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Roadside bomb kills senior army officer in Egypt's Sinai

The colonel, who was the military commander of the town of Bir al-Abd, was killed while patrolling in an armoured vehicle in an area just ...

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