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Egypt temporarily re-opens Gaza's Rafah crossing - Aljazeera.com Sat, 06 May 2017 15:49:51 GMT

Aljazeera.com

Egypt temporarily re-opens Gaza's Rafah crossing
Aljazeera.com
"Egyptian authorities reopened the Rafah crossing for three days only, from Saturday until Monday, and only in one direction to allow those stranded on the Egyptian side to return home," Palestinian officials said in a statement, describing the move as ...
Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian moveDaily Mail
Egypt opens Rafah crossing in one direction for 3 daysMa'an News Agency (press release)
Egypt opens Gaza border for one-way inbound trafficMiddle East Monitor
Anadolu Agency -Petra News Agency -Avalon Project
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Riding a tiger of radical Islam: Why the US must back Egypt's Sisi - The Hill (blog) Sat, 06 May 2017 15:00:21 GMT

The Hill (blog)

Riding a tiger of radical Islam: Why the US must back Egypt's Sisi
The Hill (blog)
Egypt must be viewed through the lens of former U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick's influential essay “Dictatorships and Double Standards.” It boils down to this: when presented with the choice between a non-ideological authoritarian regime and ...


Archaeologists discover paintings of Egypt in Pompeii - Daily Mail Sat, 06 May 2017 19:47:52 GMT

Archaeologists discover paintings of Egypt in Pompeii
Daily Mail
A garden of a large ancient villa in Pompeii that was home to stunning paintings depicting the River Nile could hold secrets on how the early Roman Empire was influenced by ancient Egypt. Intricate designs from Casa dell'Efebo, which was one of the ...


Egypt's Al-Azhar university replaces head in apostasy row - Reuters Sat, 06 May 2017 14:37:29 GMT

Reuters

Egypt's Al-Azhar university replaces head in apostasy row
Reuters
CAIRO The head of Egypt's Al-Azhar university, the 1,000-year-old seat of Sunni Muslim learning, has been replaced after describing a leading Islamic researcher as an apostate, official media reports said on Saturday. Al-Azhar said its Grand Imam ...
Egypt university head replaced after calling Muslim reformer 'apostate'The Times of Israel
Egypt's Al-Azhar university replaces head in apostasy row - Al ...Al-Arabiya

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Decapitated bodies found in Egyptian Sinai border town - Washington Post Sat, 06 May 2017 14:15:00 GMT

Washington Post

Decapitated bodies found in Egyptian Sinai border town
Washington Post
AL-ARISH, Egypt — The decapitated bodies of a father and his two sons recently kidnapped by Islamic militants were found on Saturday lying in the street in the northern Sinai town of Rafah, according to security officials and witnesses — the latest ...
Egypt kills two suspected bomb-makers in shoot-outReuters
Egypt police kill 2 militants in shootoutAnadolu Agency
Skeleton of Egyptian soldier found 50 years after missing in war ...gulfnews.com

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Egypt could start 'charging people to use Facebook' as part of restrictive anti-terror bill - The Independent Fri, 05 May 2017 14:12:25 GMT

The Independent

Egypt could start 'charging people to use Facebook' as part of restrictive anti-terror bill
The Independent
Two separate bills submitted to parliament last month include measures such as linking accounts to users' national identification numbers to create a user database, charging registration fees when signing up for accounts, and establishing an Egypt-only ...
Sisi takes on Egypt's judiciaryThe Economist
Egypt's president visits staunch ally United Arab EmiratesSacramento Bee
How Sisi Could Wreck the Egyptian EconomyThe National Interest Online
Al-Monitor -AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
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IS leader in Egypt vows to step up attacks on Christians - Washington Post Fri, 05 May 2017 17:48:45 GMT

Washington Post

IS leader in Egypt vows to step up attacks on Christians
Washington Post
CAIRO — The leader of an Islamic State affiliate in Egypt vowed to escalate attacks against Christians, urging Muslims to steer clear of Christian gatherings and western embassies as they are targets of their group's militants. “Targeting the churches ...
ISIS Leader in Egypt Warns Muslims to Avoid Christian GatheringsNewsweek
'IS' warns of further attacks on Egypt's ChristiansDeutsche Welle
ISIS boss in Egypt tells Muslims to avoid Christian eventsDaily Mail
Reuters -Kearney Hub
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Egypt's loan conditions leave poor on the bread line - Financial Times Sat, 06 May 2017 03:01:19 GMT

Financial Times

Egypt's loan conditions leave poor on the bread line
Financial Times
The fund also required Cairo to slash fuel subsidies, with the reforms helping restore investor confidence in Egypt's ailing economy. But the lender stayed clear of demanding cuts to the bread programme, considered by successive Egyptian governments as ...


Egypt court orders release of Muslim Brotherhood financier - The ... - Washington Post Thu, 04 May 2017 18:33:45 GMT

Washington Post

Egypt court orders release of Muslim Brotherhood financier - The ...
Washington Post
An Egyptian court has ordered the release on bail of a senior leader and financier of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood who has been in detention for nearly two ...
Egypt court orders release of Muslim Brotherhood financierFox News

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Rumor: Egypt-set Assassin's Creed: Origins features two protagonists and naval combat, due out this fall - Gematsu Sat, 06 May 2017 22:47:00 GMT

Gematsu

Rumor: Egypt-set Assassin's Creed: Origins features two protagonists and naval combat, due out this fall
Gematsu
The game is said to be set in the vast open world of Ancient Egypt. Its story apparently features two main characters—a man and a woman—and revolves around the original Assassin's guild. It will reportedly offer a character progression system that ...

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