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Egypt police raid kills 4 terrorists: ministry – News24


News24

Egypt police raid kills 4 terrorists: ministry
News24
Cairo – Egyptian police raided a house south of Cairo on Sunday and killed four "terrorists" accused of carrying out attacks against the security forces, the interior ministry said. Since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013
Four militants killed by police in Egypt's Giza: Interior ministryAhram Online
Egypt's Interior Ministry says security forces have killed four "terrorist elements" in a gunfight after raiding a The Republic

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 7:27 pm

Egypt flooded Gaza tunnels at Israel’s request: minister – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Egypt flooded Gaza tunnels at Israel's request: minister
Yahoo News
Jerusalem (AFP) – An Israeli minister said Egypt flooded tunnels on its border with the besieged Gaza Strip at the Jewish state's request, before a spokeswoman on Sunday said the remarks were misinterpreted.
Israeli minister embarrassed after revealing security co-operation with EgyptTelegraph.co.uk
Israeli minister: Egypt flooding Gaza tunnels at our requestMiddle East Monitor

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 6:58 pm

Egypt: 782 violations against journalists documented in annual report – Al-Bawaba


Al-Bawaba

Egypt: 782 violations against journalists documented in annual report
Al-Bawaba
The Freedoms Committee of Egypt's Press Syndicate issued Sunday its first annual report on the conditions of journalists during the past year, highlighting the harsh work conditions and daily violations committed against reporters and workers in the field.

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 6:32 pm

Egypt military restoring churches destroyed following Morsi’s ouster – Ahram Online


Ahram Online

Egypt military restoring churches destroyed following Morsi's ouster
Ahram Online
After Egypt President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi apologised for not finishing the reconstruction work of Christian properties damaged in the aftermath of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi's ouster in 2013, the engineering unit of the Armed Forces immediately
Egypt's el-Sissi directs $127.7 million for housing unitsFox News

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 5:15 pm

Slain Italian student in Egypt suffered ‘animal-like’ violence – New York Post


New York Post

Slain Italian student in Egypt suffered 'animal-like' violence
New York Post
ROME — A second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered “inhuman, animal-like” violence, Italy's interior minister said Sunday as he pressed Egypt's president to fully cooperate with the

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 4:02 pm

UK Trade envoy arrives in Egypt to bolster economic ties – Ahram Online


Ahram Online

UK Trade envoy arrives in Egypt to bolster economic ties
Ahram Online
“That's in all of our interests because a strong, dynamic Egyptian economy is the best foundation for the wide-ranging and long-term change that Egypt needs to succeed – developing effective and accountable institutions, protecting individual rights

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 2:43 pm

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, Egypt edge down in early trade after oil weakens – Reuters


MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, Egypt edge down in early trade after oil weakens
Reuters
DUBAI Feb 7 Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Egypt slipped in early trade on Sunday, erasing some of their gains in the previous session after oil prices reversed and global markets sold off at the end of last week. In Riyadh, the index slid 0.5

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 8:55 am

UPDATE 1-Egypt’s Palm Hills posts 2015 Q4 profit of $26 million – Reuters


Trade Arabia

UPDATE 1-Egypt's Palm Hills posts 2015 Q4 profit of $26 million
Reuters
(Adds outlook, revenues, CEO comment). CAIRO Feb 7 Palm Hills, Egypt's second-largest listed property developer, reported on Sunday a 128 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profits to 203.5 million Egyptian pounds ($25.99 million) from 89.2 million
Egypt's Palm Hills reports 128% rise in Q4 profitThe National
Egypt's Palm Hills Fourth-Quarter Profit More Than DoublesBloomberg

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 7:34 am

Outrage Grows as Italy Investigates Student’s Death in Egypt – New York Times


New York Times

Outrage Grows as Italy Investigates Student's Death in Egypt
New York Times
CAIRO — The furor surrounding the death of an Italian student whose body was discovered Wednesday on an Egyptian roadside grew Friday as Italian investigators flew to Cairo to help find his killers, and it emerged that the young man had secretly
Italian student killed in Egypt criticized Cairo govt. in articlesReuters
Memorial Service Held for Italian Student Killed in EgyptABC News

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Posted on 5 February 2016 | 11:51 pm

An Italian’s Brutal Death in Egypt Chills Relations – New York Times


New York Times

An Italian's Brutal Death in Egypt Chills Relations
New York Times
His body was discovered, half-naked and “with evident signs of torture,” in a ditch on the city limits, prompting an angry reaction on Thursday from Italian officials who seemed deeply skeptical that Egypt would be able, or willing, to find those who
Italian student who went missing in Cairo found battered and deadCNN
Italian student Giulio Regeni's body found in EgyptBBC News
Signs of torture on corpse of Italian student found in EgyptNew York Post
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Posted on 4 February 2016 | 11:38 pm

Egypt – Bing News

Egypt’s still negotiating wheat contracto

Egypt’s state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), says it’s still negotiating a contract for the direct import of wheat outside of the regular tender process. “You saw the last tender the prices were $US10 above market and …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:58 pm

Italian student found dead in Egypt

This was echoed by the Deputy Head of Criminal Investigations in Giza, Alaa Azmi, who said he was found with “bruises and cuts”, and said an initial investigation showed no evidence of burns. An Italian newspaper accused Egyptian security forces of being …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:58 pm

Italian autopsy on student slain in Egypt: neck blow fatal

The body of a 28-year-old Italian student who had disappeared in Cairo last week and was found dead was repatriated on Saturday to Italy which has launched an investigation into his death. Italian media, reporting on the autopsy completed Saturday night …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:49 pm

Sadly, Body of Italian student Giulio Regeni found in Egypt

Egyptian prosecutor Ahmed Nagy, who is heading the team investigating Regeni’s death, told the Associated Press that the student’s body had “signs of torture,” including cigarette burns and multiple stab wounds. What makes the case of Giulio Regeni’s …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:47 pm

Slain Italian student in Egypt suffered ‘inhuman’ violence

ROME (AP) — A second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered “inhuman, animal-like” violence, Italy’s interior minister said Sunday as he pressed Egypt’s president to fully cooperate with the …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:43 pm

Egypt’s health ministry says female genital mutilation will end by 2030

After being delivered a message from UN General Ban Ki-moon on the International Day of Zero Intolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, Egypt’s Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine said that Egypt will celebrate the day as a day which conforms to the 2015 …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:14 pm

See the Full Super Bowl Spot for Alex Proyas’ ‘Gods of Egypt’ Movie

“Soon, I will rule all the world…!” Lionsgate has unveiled their 60-scond Super Bowl TV spot for Gods of Egypt a bit early, for those who want a closer look before the Big Game starts. Gods of Egypt is the crazy epic action-adventure movie from Alex …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:02 pm

Egypt flooded Gaza tunnels at Israel’s request: minister

Jerusalem (AFP) – An Israeli minister said Egypt flooded tunnels on its border with the besieged Gaza Strip at the Jewish state’s request, before a spokeswoman on Sunday said the remarks were misinterpreted. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, a member of the …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:01 pm

Egypt seeks to reassure wheat market after two cancelled tenders

CAIRO: Egypt sought to reassure wheat markets over its import requirements on Sunday after weeks of confusion over the allowed limits of a fungus rattled traders and prevented its state grain buyer from purchasing wheat in two successive tenders.

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 11:45 am

Egypt flooded Gaza tunnels at Israel’s request

An Israel minister said Egypt flooded tunnels on its border with the besieged Gaza Strip at the Jewish state’s request, before a spokeswoman on Sunday said the remarks were misinterpreted. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, a member of the ruling Likud party …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 10:35 am