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Egyptian court voids transfer of islands to Saudis

CAIRO, June 21, (AP): An Egyptian court on Tuesday rejected as “unconstitutional” a border agreement that would have transferred two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, and which had sparked street protests in Cairo. The ruling was a rare rebuke of the government’s foreign policy by the judiciary, which has …

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Muslim mob attacks Christian homes in Cairo

CAIRO, May 26, (Agencies): An Egyptian appeals court has overturned five-year prison sentences for 47 people for participating in unauthorised protests, but upheld fines of more than $11,000 each, judicial officials said. The defendants were among more than 150 people sentenced to jail in mid-May in connection with demonstrations on …

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Egypt’s surrender of islands to Saudi deepens its woes – Blow dealt to pride of many Egyptians

CAIRO, April 12, (AP): Egypt’s declared intention to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has kicked off a storm of vociferous opposition, laced with stinging satire, and dealt a blow to the pride of many Egyptians at a time when they feel their country …

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Great Egypt

EACH DAY, the world witnesses hundreds of incidents as a result of actions carried out by mentally challenged people. The consequence of such acts ends instantly once the perpetrator is arrested, similar to what happened in Washington – the capital of the United States of America – a few weeks …

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Egypt … and orphans of Hassan El-Banna

IT seems the British columnist David Hirst’s stay in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, has affected his vision of facts and reality because he has started using the same random method that some Arabs use to mislead the public. After writing a series of fierce analyses concerning a number …

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Italian student killed in Egypt criticised Cairo govt in articles

ROME, Feb 6, (Agencies): An Italian student found dead by a roadside in Cairo with cigarette burns and other signs of torture on his body had written articles critical of the Egyptian government, according to the Italian newspaper that published them. Il Manifesto, a left-wing newspaper based in Rome, published …

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Egyptians mark fifth uprising anniversary against Mubarak – Sisi bans demonstrations; security tightened

CAIRO, Jan 25, (AFP): Egyptians on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak amid tight security and a warning from the new regime that demonstrations will not be tolerated. Police deployed on streets in Cairo including near the iconic Tahrir Square — the epicentre of …

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Egypt, GCC share a common destiny

THE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reasserted that the GCC countries and Egypt share the same destiny. The relationship with Cairo is on a firm footing and not subjected to political fluctuations. This fact is easily understood by the royal instructions issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques …

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‘Egypt’ renews concern about inaccurate film casting – Director, Lionsgate apologize

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15, (AP): An unusual thing happened in Hollywood on a recent weekend: Director Alex Proyas and Lionsgate apologized for ethnically inaccurate casting in “Egypt” a full three months before the movie is set to hit theaters. The fantasy epic stars Scottish actor Gerard Butler and Danish actor …

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No Kuwaitis hurt in Cairo club bombing that killed 16

CAIRO, Dec 4, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait Ambassador to Egypt, Salem Ghesab Al-Zamanan, said on Friday no Kuwaitis were hurt as a result of the bombing that happened in Al-Giza. At least 16 people were killed and three were wounded in the attack in Al-Giza earlier. The ambassador reminded …

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