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Uighurs arrested in Egypt face unknown fate - Aljazeera.com Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:28:43 GMT

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Uighurs arrested in Egypt face unknown fate
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Mahmoud Muhammad and his family were not home when Egyptian security forces knocked on the door of their flat in Cairo's Nasr City on June 30. An hour later, security forces returned in full riot gear and forcefully entered the flat, sniffer dogs in tow.


Egypt's Al-Azhar sets up kiosk in subway station to counter militancy - Eyewitness News Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:05:56 GMT

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Egypt's Al-Azhar sets up kiosk in subway station to counter militancy
Eyewitness News
It is the latest attempt by Al-Azhar University, Egypt's highest religious authority and one of the world's most eminent seats of Sunni Muslim learning, to touch base with the wider public and counter the appeal of militant Islam. "We are saving ...
Egypt's el-Sissi announces terror-fighting councilABC News
Egyptian authorities takes action to tackle terrorismVatican Radio

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Watch: Egypt Army Crushes Suicide Bombers' Car Before it ... - Newsweek Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:47:00 GMT

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Watch: Egypt Army Crushes Suicide Bombers' Car Before it ...
Newsweek
When confronted by suicide bombers armed with machine guns at a crowded checkpoint, an Egyptian army tank crew took decisive action. The tank quickly ...
Tank squashes suicide car bomber in Egypt - The AustralianThe Australian
ISIS: tank rolls over car with suicide bombers caught on video | Perth ...Perth Now
Four militants killed by Egyptian security forcesdefenceWeb
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One of the world's oldest civilizations is battling with Egypt to return to its land - Quartz Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:31:41 GMT

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One of the world's oldest civilizations is battling with Egypt to return to its land
Quartz
Nubian activists in Egypt are demanding to return to their ancestral land, believed to be located on a strip of the Nile near the city of Aswan. Their campaign is part of an ongoing struggle with the Egyptian government to grant Nubians the right to ...


Czech woman injured in Egypt knife attack dies - ABC News Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:59:08 GMT

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Czech woman injured in Egypt knife attack dies
ABC News
The Czech Foreign Ministry says a Czech woman who was wounded in a knife attack at a hotel in the popular Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada earlier in July has died. Thursday's announcement comes a day after authorities said the 36-year-old was on ...
Czech woman stabbed in Egypt attack diesEyewitness News
Czech woman stabbed in Egypt attack dies - Breaking News ...The Jerusalem Post
Czech woman stabbed in Hurghada attack on verge of deathEgypt Independent

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Egypt: 70 people get 7-25 years for post-coup violence - Anadolu Agency Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:59:29 GMT

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Egypt: 70 people get 7-25 years for post-coup violence
Anadolu Agency
An Egyptian military court on Thursday handed down sentences ranging from seven to 25 years to 70 civilians convicted of committing violence after the 2013 military coup, according to a lawyer for the defendants. "The military court in Asyut ...

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The Egypt-US lobbying connection - Aljazeera.com Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:41:00 GMT

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The Egypt-US lobbying connection
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Washington - Lobbyists working for Egypt's controversial General Intelligence Service (GIS) have years of experience on Capitol Hill, working for politicians with the power to enact policies on Egypt, documents show. Earlier this month, Weber Shandwick ...


In a bid to promote diversity, Egypt plans to restore Alexandria synagogue - Colorado Springs Gazette Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:11:07 GMT

In a bid to promote diversity, Egypt plans to restore Alexandria synagogue
Colorado Springs Gazette
RNS photo by Jacob Wirtschafter ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (RNS) — A $2 million restoration of Egypt's largest synagogue is the start of a government effort to keep alive the legacy of the Jewish community, whose members have largely left for Israel, France ...


US Officials Discussing Withholding Some Aid to Egypt Over NGO Law - U.S. News & World Report Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:52:45 GMT

US Officials Discussing Withholding Some Aid to Egypt Over NGO Law
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials are discussing whether to withhold a portion of U.S. assistance to Egypt to protest Egyptian passage of a law that imposes restrictions on non-governmental organizations, a senior administration official said on ...

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Qatar turns down new LNG deals with Egypt: traders - Reuters - Reuters Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:03:40 GMT

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Qatar turns down new LNG deals with Egypt: traders - Reuters
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Qatar has turned down several requests by third-party traders to make fresh liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies available to Egypt, raising concerns that a ...

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