Sunday 25 June 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-06-25

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AFP - 6/24/17

An Egyptian real estate tycoon jailed for the murder of a Lebanese pop diva was freed Friday as part of a presidential pardon for hundreds of detainees, security...

AFP - 6/23/17

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended a state of emergency declared after twin church bombings in April by jihadists, in a decree issued in the official...

AFP - 6/22/17

Egypt's top court on Wednesday suspended all previous rulings on whether Cairo can transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, as it considers who has legal...

AFP - 6/16/17

Egyptian police have arrested dozens of activists in the face of opposition calls for protests on Friday after parliament passed a controversial agreement to hand...

AFP - 6/14/17

Egypt's parliament approved on Wednesday a controversial maritime agreement with Saudi Arabia that transfers two Red Sea islands to the kingdom, state television and...

AFP - 6/14/17

A controversial agreement for Cairo to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia passed an Egyptian parliamentary committee on Tuesday, setting the stage for a...

AFP - 6/13/17

Egypt, under fire for muzzling freedom of expression, has blocked access to around 60 news websites and service providers since the end of May, rights groups and...

AFP - 6/3/17

Eight watchdogs, including Human Rights Watch, on Friday denounced Egypt's adoption of a contentious new law to regulate non-governmental organisations.

The...

AFP - 5/30/17

Egypt's president has signed into law a contentious new bill to regulate non-governmental organisations, the official gazette said on Monday, triggering fears of an...

AFP - 5/30/17

Egypt announced Monday a social welfare programme worth $2.5 billion to include increased subsidies and tax exemptions for the country's poorest as inflation reaches...

AFP - 5/29/17

Egypt said Saturday attackers who massacred Christians near a monastery had trained in militant camps in Libya which it targeted with air strikes, after the Islamic...

AFP - 5/27/17

Mourners sang, women sobbed and men cried out in anger in a packed Egyptian church at the funeral of some of the 28 Coptic Christians killed in Friday's bus attack....

AFP - 5/27/17

Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at...

AFP - 5/26/17

Masked gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least 26 people, officials said...

AFP - 5/26/17

Egypt's Copts, targeted by gunmen Friday as they travelled in a bus to a monastery south of Cairo, are the Middle East's largest Christian minority and one of the...

AFP - 5/25/17

Egypt blocked several media websites on Wednesday including those belonging to the Qatari Al-Jazeera news channel and an opposition television station based in Turkey...

AFP - 5/24/17

The first of the many wondrous artefacts found in Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun's tomb were transported carefully through Cairo's streets on Tuesday to their new home...

AFP - 5/24/17

A former Egyptian presidential candidate and rights lawyer who challenged the government for handing over islands to Saudi Arabia was detained Tuesday on suspicion of...

AFP - 5/24/17

The legendary treasure of ancient Egypt's boy king Tutankhamun, whose tomb British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor in...

AFP - 5/24/17

The world-famous Egyptian Museum boasts 160,000 priceless artefacts crammed into the hallways and exhibition halls of a 19th century two-storey building in Cairo's...

AFP - 5/23/17

The chariot of king Tutankhamun will roll through the Egyptian capital's streets on Tuesday, only on the back of a truck as curators transport it to its new home near...

AFP - 5/21/17

Egypt held a sombre ceremony on the first anniversary of the EgyptAir MS804 disaster in Cairo Friday, but no answers were forthcoming on why the flight crashed into...

AFP - 5/15/17

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities...

AFP - 5/13/17

The International Monetary Fund said Friday it will release the second tranche of a $12-billion loan to Egypt, in a "vote of confidence" in the country's economic...

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