Saturday 24 February 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-02-24

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AFP - 2/23/18

Seven Egyptian soldiers and 71 jihadists have been killed since the launch of a wide-ranging operation to quell an Islamic State group affiliate in Sinai earlier this...

AFP - 2/19/18

Egypt said Monday three of its soldiers had been killed in the Sinai Peninsula during a wide-ranging operation against the local branch of the Islamic State group....

AFP - 2/18/18

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has put on display the "Screaming Mummy" of the son of a pharaoh who may have been hanged for plotting his father's murder.

Dubbed...

AFP - 2/16/18

Egypt's prosecutor Thursday remanded a leading government critic Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh in custody for 15 days over alleged links to exiled members of the outlawed...

AFP - 2/15/18

Egyptian police arrested on Wednesday a leading government critic and party leader Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh, security officials said, while prosecutors remanded into...

AFP - 2/12/18

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was expected to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt on Monday, diplomatic sources said, as he started a tour of the...

AFP - 2/12/18

Deep in Egypt's Nile Delta region, the children of Nagrig village have a clear goal in life: they want to become football stars like Mohamed Salah, Liverpool's top...

AFP - 2/10/18

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday defended the legality of a 2003 maritime agreement with Cyprus to boost gas exploration after his Turkish...

AFP - 2/9/18

A Russian belly dancer faces charges in Egypt for alleged "incitement to debauchery" after a video showing her scantily-dressed went viral, security sources said....

AFP - 2/3/18

Egyptian archaeologists on Saturday unveiled the tomb of an Old Kingdom priestess adorned with well-preserved and rare wall paintings.

Antiquities Minister...

AFP - 2/1/18

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday inaugurated the offshore Zohr gas field, aimed at making the Arab world's most populous country self-sufficient...

AFP - 1/29/18

Egypt's Moataz Radi, or "Mizo", competes succesfully with China's top kung fu fighters in international championships, but yearns for recognition in his own country...

AFP - 1/29/18

Two more potential presidential election candidates in Egypt withdrew on Saturday, leaving the way clear for incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stand unopposed.

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AFP - 1/26/18

Egypt on Thursday shifted a colossal statue of legendary Pharaoh Ramses II into place at the entrance to a new museum in Cairo that officials hope can help win back...

AFP - 1/25/18

A rights lawyer seen as the last real challenger to Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday quit the race to be president, the latest in a string of potential...

AFP - 1/25/18

Egyptian squash players are dominating the sport globally, with coaches and their opponents saying their tight-knit community and freer training techniques have given...

AFP - 1/21/18

US Vice President Mike Pence held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Saturday at the start of a delayed Middle East tour overshadowed by Arab anger...

AFP - 1/20/18

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Friday he would stand in a presidential election due to take place in March.

"I announce to you in the honesty and...

AFP - 1/8/18

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christians held a Christmas Eve mass on Saturday at a massive new cathedral east of Cairo amid tight security after a year of deadly jihadist...

AFP - 1/8/18

Coptic Orthodox Christians packed Egypt's newly built Nativity of Christ Cathedral on Saturday for a Christmas Eve mass after a bloody year for a minority repeatedly...

AFP - 1/8/18

Egypt's former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq said on Sunday that he will not now be a candidate in this year's presidential election, reversing a previous pledge to...

AFP - 1/6/18

A South African tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Egypt's ancient city of Luxor on Friday, a health ministry...

AFP - 1/6/18

Clashes erupted between Egyptian protesters and policemen on Saturday outside a Cairo police station over the death of a young man in custody, security sources said...

AFP - 1/5/18

Police in Egypt are boosting security around churches as Coptic Christians prepare to celebrate Orthodox Christmas on Sunday after a year of deadly jihadist attacks...

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