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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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Egypt the toughest

IT IS natural for any aviation accident, whether deliberate or due to technical reasons, to cause fear in the aviation circle or security agencies. However, the clamor and fear caused by the crash of a Russian airliner on Sinai desert and how the media narrated speculations even before the official …

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Egypt’s plans marred after crash – Hopes for tourism sector recovery fading

LUXOR, Egypt, Nov 6, (AP): Egypt had launched festivities, archaeological openings and a new tourism campaign to draw much-needed foreign visitors. But with many flights to Red Sea resorts grounded Thursday amid suspicion that a bomb brought down a Russian airliner, hopes for a recovery were fading. Egyptians, who depend …

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Kuwaitis visiting Egypt urged to be cautious – ‘Avoid opening doors to strangers’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Embassy of Kuwait in Egypt has urged Kuwaitis visiting Egypt to be cautious, refrain from indulging in speculations raised in social networking websites and avoid going to suspicious places and carrying huge sums of money when going out. In a press release, the embassy warned against …

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Militants kill Islamist election candidate – IS claims blast that wounds 4 in Egypt

CAIRO, Oct 24, (Agencies): Gunmen shot dead an Islamist candidate in Egypt’s parliamentary elections in North Sinai on Saturday, officials said, where jihadists are waging an insurgency against the government. Mostafa Abdel Rahman, a candidate for ultraconservative Salafist Al-Nur party which is seen as progovernment, was gunned down by two …

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