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Gaza crisis: Israel and Hamas agree to Egypt's proposal for 72-hour ceasefire - The Guardian Tue, 05 Aug 2014 01:34:14 GMT

The Guardian

Gaza crisis: Israel and Hamas agree to Egypt's proposal for 72-hour ceasefire
The Guardian
A final deal could see Egypt loosen tight restrictions on passage through its border into the Gaza strip, providing a major boost to the local economy and to the popularity of Hamas, which has been isolated diplomatically and weakened financially in ...
Israel and Palestinians accept Egyptian-brokered truce, prepare for talksReuters
Egypt squanders Gaza war opportunitiesAl-Monitor
Israel Accepts Egyptian Cease-Fire PlanABC News
Huffington Post -International Business Times
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Hollywood likes to pretend that ancient Egypt was full of white people - Vox Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:39:46 GMT

Hollywood likes to pretend that ancient Egypt was full of white people
Vox
Hollywood is a sucker for a story about ancient Egypt. Movies like The Ten Commandments, Cleopatra, and even The Mummy prove it. Upcoming movies like Exodus and Gods of Egypt all but confirm it. Unfortunately though, those films have something in ...

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Egypt should consider military action in Libya, says senior statesman - The Guardian Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:23:57 GMT

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Egypt should consider military action in Libya, says senior statesman
The Guardian
"The situation in Libya is a major concern for Egypt, Libya's neighbouring countries, and the Arab world at large," Moussa said. "Statelets, sects and extremist factions in Libya directly threaten Egypt's national security. I call for a broad public ...
Egypt's ex-FM mulls military action in LibyaMiddle East Eye
Former Arab League chief: Egypt must consider using military force in LibyaAsharq Alawsat English
Report: Egypt and Algeria considering military operation in LibyaMiddle East Monitor
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Egypt orphanage video 'brutality' triggers outrage - BBC News Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:00:10 GMT

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Egypt orphanage video 'brutality' triggers outrage
BBC News
A video showing the manager of an orphanage in Egypt beating children in his care has provoked outrage in Egyptian media. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has intervened and the manager has now been arrested. The video shows children aged between ...
Al-Sisi looks into 3 'major' investment projectsDaily News Egypt
Egypt plans more than $100m “major” wheat investment plansThe North Africa Post

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Egypt awards Suez hub project to consortium that includes army: sources - Reuters Sun, 03 Aug 2014 14:02:19 GMT

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Egypt awards Suez hub project to consortium that includes army: sources
Reuters
The Suez Canal is the fastest shipping route between Europe and Asia and brings in around $5 billion of revenues per year, a vital source of hard currency for Egypt which has suffered a slump in tourism and foreign investment since a 2011 uprising.
Egypt stocks boosted by Suez Canal mega project newsAhram Online
Egypt gives Suez hub project to consortium, armyThe Daily Star

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State Department's Rebuke of Egypt Undermines War on Terror - Breitbart News Mon, 04 Aug 2014 01:07:27 GMT

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State Department's Rebuke of Egypt Undermines War on Terror
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CAIRO, Egypt-- Last Thursday, during a press briefing in Washington, DC, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf accused Egypt of using military weapons "against their own people." Badr Abdel-Atti, spokesman for Egypt's Foreign Ministry, fired back, ...
Egypt's Foreign Ministry Spokesman blasts US over comment that the country ...New York Daily News
Egypt's foreign ministry orders complaint over US State Department commentsDaily News Egypt
Egypt rejects US military aid commentsAhram Online
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Egypt increases electricity to Gaza - official - Reuters UK Mon, 04 Aug 2014 06:48:59 GMT

Egypt increases electricity to Gaza - official
Reuters UK
The official told Reuters that Egypt has added an extra seven megawatts to the 27 it feeds into Gaza and plans to increase that by 15 megawatts more in an effort to alleviate the electricity crisis. Gaza officials say at least 1,669 Palestinians ...


Egypt Still Ready to Host Arab-Israeli Talks - Voice of America Sun, 03 Aug 2014 02:50:55 GMT

Voice of America

Egypt Still Ready to Host Arab-Israeli Talks
Voice of America
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi has told journalists that the Egyptian peace proposal to end the conflict in Gaza was "still on the table" and that Egypt would like see a rapid conclusion to the violence. Egypt extended its diplomatic efforts ...


Amr Moussa's Egypt electoral alliance collapses - Ahram Online Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:21:54 GMT

Ahram Online

Amr Moussa's Egypt electoral alliance collapses
Ahram Online
Amr Moussa, former foreign minister and chairman of the 50-member committee which drafted Egypt's new constitution in January, announced on Monday that his two-month-long efforts to found a national political alliance capable of winning a majority in ...


Risk in Egypt: A Fixed Price on Uncertainty | Commentary - Roll Call Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:19:47 GMT

Risk in Egypt: A Fixed Price on Uncertainty | Commentary
Roll Call
As African leaders gather for the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, it is hard to ignore Egypt. If countries can be too-big-to-fail, Egypt is that country for the North Africa region. The first step in this direction, however, depends on how the ...

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