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The New Drama at Egypt's Opera: A Political Fight - ABC News Wed, 29 May 2013 20:09:22 GMT

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The New Drama at Egypt's Opera: A Political Fight
ABC News
The Cairo Opera House has become a new battleground between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist president, this time fighting over the direction of the Middle East's oldest music institution. The new culture minister fired the head of the ...
SCC head resigns to protest sackings by Egypt's new culture ministerAhram Online
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Cairo Opera House Employees Demand Sacking Culture MinisterAllAfrica.com
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Egypt Fears Diversion of Nile Waters for a New Dam - Voice of America Wed, 29 May 2013 18:28:40 GMT

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Egypt Fears Diversion of Nile Waters for a New Dam
Voice of America
Egypt's ambassador to Ethiopia, Mohamed Idriss, says his country is not surprised by the diversion. It had been expected, he says. But he suggested the unilateral announcement was premature, coming days before a panel of experts from Egypt, Sudan and ...
Egypt summons Ethiopian ambassador over Blue Nile moveAhram Online
Ethiopia diverts flow of Blue Nile to build dam; Nile-dependent Egypt says it ...Washington Post
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Daily power cuts spark new anger at Egypt's government - Los Angeles Times Wed, 29 May 2013 14:35:40 GMT

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Daily power cuts spark new anger at Egypt's government
Los Angeles Times
A popular meme doing the rounds on Facebook complains: "Egypt is the only country in the world that collects money for the garbage that is filling the streets and the electricity that is always out from the salaries of its unemployed citizens." Last ...
Egypt's President Backs Controversial NGO LawVoice of America
Amnesty Denounces Egypt's Civil Society BillABC News
Egypt's anti-Morsi 'Rebel' campaign: An inside lookAhram Online
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Egypt Sells $2.7 Billion Euro Notes to Finance Budget Deficit - Bloomberg Wed, 29 May 2013 14:33:59 GMT

Egypt Sells $2.7 Billion Euro Notes to Finance Budget Deficit
Bloomberg
Qatar pledged $3 billion on April 10 to support the ailing Egyptian economy, taking the total aid provided by the Persian Gulf nation to $8 billion. The funds were to be used to buy bonds and had been finalized, Egyptian presidential spokesman Omar ...

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Boy's graffiti leaves Chinese cringing - Stuff.co.nz Wed, 29 May 2013 23:21:25 GMT

Christian Science Monitor

Boy's graffiti leaves Chinese cringing
Stuff.co.nz
It was a banal declaration scratched by a teenager into an artifact at a 3,500-year-old Egyptian temple that has launched a round of soul-searching about the bad behaviour of Chinese tourists. The Chinese-language graffiti was discovered at Luxor this ...
Chinese teen defaces Egypt temple; sparks outcryYahoo! News
Egypt's antiquities face bigger problems than Chinese graffitiChristian Science Monitor
Netizen outrage after Chinese tourist defaces Egyptian templeCNN
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'Get rid of the editor': Egypt's English-language news in quagmire - Al-Arabiya Wed, 29 May 2013 19:40:16 GMT

'Get rid of the editor': Egypt's English-language news in quagmire
Al-Arabiya
“Already, I had been put clearly in the sights of what we in Egypt have come to call the Muslim Brotherhood's e-militia,” whom he described as hired professionals working both in Arabic and English. He said their “job is to follow the media and launch ...


Egypt sells $38.5 mln at forex auction - Reuters Wed, 29 May 2013 10:22:33 GMT

Egypt sells $38.5 mln at forex auction
Reuters
CAIRO May 29 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank sold $38.5 million to banks in a foreign exchange auction on Wednesday, with the cut-off price weakening to 6.9731 Egyptian pounds to the dollar from 6.972 at Monday's auction. The central bank introduced ...

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Hamas Asks Egypt To 'Reevaluate' Camp David Accords - Al-Monitor Wed, 29 May 2013 18:07:45 GMT

Hamas Asks Egypt To 'Reevaluate' Camp David Accords
Al-Monitor
The Rafah crossing has become a main lifeline connecting Gaza residents with Egypt and the outside world. Gaza's dependence on Rafah increased after Israel destroyed the only airport in Gaza in 2002 during the second intifada and imposed stringent ...

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Ahly's Soliman accuses Egypt coach Bradley of favouritism - Ahram Online Wed, 29 May 2013 17:17:18 GMT

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Ahly's Soliman accuses Egypt coach Bradley of favouritism
Ahram Online
Ahly winger Walid Soliman hit out at Egypt coach Bob Bradley for declining to name him in the team's provisional squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Soliman has been one of Ahly's most impressive performers ...
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Egypt's power crisis worsened by declining natural gas production - Financial Times Wed, 29 May 2013 13:56:07 GMT

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Egypt's power crisis worsened by declining natural gas production
Financial Times
The political turmoil of the past two years has disrupted the expansion of Egypt's electricity generation capacity, causing it to lag behind rising demand. This year, the power shortfall has been exacerbated by declining natural gas production and a ...
CORRECTED-Egypt tackles fuel use, smugglers to stave off summer crisisReuters
Qatar develops keen interest in Egypt's cultural heritageAhram Online

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