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E.g., 2017-03-24

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AFP - 3/24/17

In six years, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak has gone from symbolising the hubris of Middle East dictators swept away by the Arab Spring uprisings to an emblem of dashed hopes...

AFP - 3/24/17

Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian autocrat toppled during the 2011 Arab Spring, was freed Friday from the military hospital where he spent much of the past six years...

AFP - 3/21/17

Egypt on Monday received the second tranche of a $3-billion World Bank loan in support of the government's economic and social agenda, International Cooperation...

AFP - 3/19/17

A quartet of international groups said Saturday it supported efforts by Libya's unity government to assert control over Tripoli after days of fighting with rival...

AFP - 3/8/17

Dozens of Egyptians protested across the country on Tuesday because they were unable to get their share of subsidised bread, police said.

The protests followed...

AFP - 3/4/17

Egypt's top appeals court on Thursday acquitted Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during a 2011 revolt, ending the final trial for the...

AFP - 3/3/17

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks Thursday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on stemming illegal migration to her country, during a two-day trip...

AFP - 3/3/17

In Egypt's conservative southern province of Minya, young girls in black leotards and white tights wobble on their tip toes to classical music in a room painted with...

AFP - 3/1/17

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has defended his country's fight against the Islamic State group, after dozens of Christian families fled the Sinai Peninsula...

AFP - 2/28/17

Top Muslim and Christian clerics from the Middle East gathered in Cairo on Tuesday for a two-day conference on promoting co-existence, as sectarian conflict continues...

AFP - 2/28/17

An Egyptian lawmaker who was one of the few dissenting voices in parliament said Tuesday his expulsion over accusations of leaking a draft law to foreign embassies...

AFP - 2/27/17

Egypt is pursuing a raft of reforms to try to revive an economy weakened by years of turmoil, but analysts say that wooing foreign investors will take time.

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AFP - 2/26/17

Egyptian Coptic Christians fled the Sinai for a second day Saturday following a string of apparent jihadist attacks, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi instructed his...

AFP - 2/26/17

Dozens of Coptic Christians have left Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after a string of jihadist attacks killed three Christians in the restive province, church officials...

AFP - 2/26/17

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday finalised a $150 million loan guarantee agreement tied to crucial IMF...

AFP - 2/23/17

Hundreds of mourners gathered Wednesday in Cairo for the funeral of Omar Abdel Rahman, the blind sheikh linked to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing who died in a US...

AFP - 2/22/17

Representatives of Sunni Islam's prestigious Al-Azhar institution and from the Vatican held talks in Cairo on Wednesday following up on a rapprochement launched in...

AFP - 2/22/17

Argentinian football star Lionel Messi was in Egypt Tuesday as the face of an initiative to promote the North African country as a medical tourism destination for...

AFP - 2/20/17

The Egyptian pound strengthened against the US dollar on Monday, regaining ground after record lows which followed the central bank's decision to float the currency...

AFP - 2/20/17

Tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil and the 2015 bombing of a plane carrying Russian holidaymakers....

AFP - 2/15/17

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in Cairo Wednesday there is no option other than a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict and efforts to...

AFP - 2/15/17

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said on Tuesday that he is returning to politics to press for more freedoms in the North African country after staying away out of...

AFP - 2/13/17

The Islamic State group in Egypt claims to have executed five men it accuses of spying for the army, which is battling the jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula.

In...

AFP - 2/7/17

The Egyptian president and newspapers applauded the "dignity" of the national football team on Monday, calling them champions despite agonisingly 2-1 Africa Cup of...

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