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Egypt sentences 75 to death

CAIRO, Sept 8, (AFP): An Egyptian court handed a fiveyear jail sentence to award-winning photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid on Saturday and confirmed death sentences against 75 people in one of the largest mass trials since the 2011 uprising. Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, who earlier this year received UNESCO’s …

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Egypt’s ethnic group shows a new spirit

Nubians revive dream of homeland ASWAN, Egypt, July 15, (AP): Siham Othman was born decades after her grandparents were forced to evacuate from their homes on the banks of the Nile River along with tens of thousands of their fellow Nubians. But she has a lifelong bond with her ancestral …

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Trivialities take root

‘Dogs are faithful’ Few among Kuwaitis who have not visited Egypt and fell in love with its culture, arts and monuments either in Cairo, Aswan, coastal cities and those laying on the River Nile. This all was before the manipulation occurred by the military regimes either on purpose or not. …

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Egypt announces new oil discovery in Western Desert

CAIRO, May 3 (KUNA) — Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tariq Al-Mulla announced Thursday a new oil discovery in the Western Deseret, 103 Kilometers north of Siwa Oasis. In a statement, the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum said the discovery comes after the Italian energy company (Eni) inspection tests …

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Egypt army says 27 jihadists killed in Sinai operation

Cairo, Egypt, April 14, 2018 (AFP) -Egypt’s military said on Saturday that 27 jihadists were killed over the last few days in a sweeping operation in the Sinai to quash extremists based in the peninsula. Six of the jihadists were killed by aerial bombardment on their hideouts while 12 died …

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Egypt arrests news editor amid media crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested the editor of an independent news website for operating without a license, the latest episode in a widening crackdown on independent media, officials said Wednesday. They said Adel Sabri was arrested late Tuesday and taken to a Cairo police station, while the offices …

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Car bomb explodes in Egypt’s Alexandria, one killed

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Interior Ministry says an explosion in the coastal city of Alexandria has killed at least one policeman and wounded four others. Saturday’s explosion comes just days ahead of Egypt’s presidential election, in which President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is virtually certain to be re-elected. It also comes during …

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Egyptians flock to embassy to cast vote

High turnout expected at polls: ambassador KUWAIT CITY, March 17: Members of the Egyptian community in Kuwait flocked to the Egyptian Embassy in Kuwait early Saturday to cast their votes on the second day of the 2018 Egyptian presidential elections. The voting process will continue until 9 pm or until …

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Pharaon era bust seized – Facts probed

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Air Freight Unit at Kuwait International Airport seized a statue believed to be a pharaonic monument from Egypt. Kuwait’s General Customs Administration has since referred the statue to the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters to identify the era in which the statue was made …

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4 soldiers, 10 jihadists killed in Egypt Sinai campaign

Cairo, March 4, 2018 (AFP) -Egypt’s military said on Sunday four soldiers and 10 jihadists were killed in a military operation in Sinai against Islamic State group jihadists. The deaths raise military casualties to at least 16 dead, along with more than 100 jihadists, since the start of the operation …

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