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Kuwait Cabinet deplores bomb blasts in Egypt’s two churches

KUWAIT CITY, April 10, (KUNA): The Cabinet has vehemently denounced the two explosions that hit churches in the Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria on Sunday, which left scores of people dead or wounded. The Cabinet said in a statement following its customary weekly meeting that it offers sincere condolences …

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Egyptian bomber briefly in Kuwait

CAIRO, Egypt, April 10, (Agencies): The suicide bombers behind the blasts which targeted two churches in Egypt on Sunday were identified as Abu Ishaq and Abu al- Baraa al-Masri, Al Arabiya TV’s correspondent in Cairo reported. Abu Ishaq al-Masri is allegedly responsible for targeting the church in Alexandria. He was …

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Egypt sets 3-month state of emergency

ALEXANDRIA/TANTA, Egypt, April 10, (RTRS): Families of victims of Sunday’s bombing at Alexandria’s Coptic cathedral gathered at the Monastery of Saint Mina under heavy security on Monday as Egypt’s cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency ahead of a scheduled trip by Pope Francis. Hundreds of mourners, many outraged by …

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Blasts kill 43, Sisi deploys troops – Amir condoles Egypt

TANTA, Egypt/CAIRO, April 9, (Agencies): At least 43 people were killed in bomb attacks on two Egyptian Coptic churches on Palm Sunday that included the seat of the Coptic Pope, the latest assault on a religious minority increasingly targeted by Islamist militants. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which …

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Hosni Mubarak is innocent … forgive them O President

“I WAS born and brought up in Egypt. I will continue living in it and I will be buried in its land. I will never leave it.” — This was the response of Hosni Mubarak to the harshest kind of threats launched against him with the aim of forcing him …

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KFAED inks 2 loan agreements with Egypt worth over KD 18mn – Two projects to be financed

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: A grant agreement was signed today in Cairo between the government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, whereby the Kuwait fund provide a grant in the amount of one hundred thousand Kuwaiti Dinars (KD 100,000), (equivalent to five …

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Law used to jail Egyptians draws scrutiny – Rights, opposition groups argue 1914 law invalid

CAIRO, Feb 5, (RTRS): Rights activists are trying to force President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to throw out a law used by his government to imprison thousands of Egyptians and sentence hundreds to death by arguing that it was overturned as far back as 1928. Over the past three years, judges …

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Amir offers condolences on terror attack – Eight policemen killed in Egypt

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences Tuesday to Egyptian President Abdelfatah el-Sisi after a terrorist attack against security forces in Egypt’ New Valley Governorate. His Highness the Amir prayed for the security personnel killed in the attack …

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Gulf backbone of Arab Nation

IN truth, I cannot help thinking there is an architect with a plan to weaken Egypt and create distance between Egyptians and the peoples of the Arabian Gulf. I fear that this plot is working and, if we are not careful, will soon near completion. I can only speculate on …

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Court rejects islands transfer to Saudi Arabia – ‘Tiran, Sanafir sovereign Egyptian territories’

CAIRO, Jan 16, (AFP): Egypt’s top administrative court upheld on Monday a ruling voiding a government agreement to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in a deal that sparked rare protests. The government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi had appealed against a lower court ruling in June …

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