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Egypt to Open New Improved Suez Canal – TIME


TIME

Egypt to Open New Improved Suez Canal
TIME
Egypt has completed construction of a multibillion-dollar expansion of the Suez Canal that the government says will boost the country's economy and aid world trade. The expansion was a massive project completed in just one year after it was initially …

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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 11:04 am

Ex-Egypt skipper Ahmed Hassan to coach Petrojet – Ahram Online


Ahram Online

Ex-Egypt skipper Ahmed Hassan to coach Petrojet
Ahram Online
Hassan is seen as one of Egypt's most successful footballers who have played abroad. The energetic midfielder started his career in Egypt at Aswan, then went to Ismaily before moving to Turkey in 1998 where he played for Kocaelispor, Denizlispor, …

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 9:39 am

Mr. Kerry needs to speak the truth in Egypt – Washington Post


DefenseNews.com

Mr. Kerry needs to speak the truth in Egypt
Washington Post
TWO YEARS ago Saturday, Secretary of State John F. Kerry claimed that Egypt's armed forces were “restoring democracy” by deposing the democratically elected government of Mohamed Morsi and launching a massive crackdown against its followers.
US Delivers F-16s To Egypt Ahead of Kerry VisitDefenseNews.com
Drifting Down The Nile: US, Egypt Prepare to TalkDefense One
US to deliver 8 F-16 aircrafts to EgyptXinhua
Press TV -Haaretz
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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 12:33 am

Egypt bans some ‘Made in China’ souvenirs – Marketplace.org


Marketplace.org

Egypt bans some 'Made in China' souvenirs
Marketplace.org
That's what happened in Egypt following the 2011 revolution. Now that some of those tourists are coming back, the government there is trying to prop up the handicraft manufacturers that remain. Forty-one-year-old Mohamed el-Yamaami's hands are stained …
Egypt bans some "Made in China" souvenirsWUNC

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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 8:37 pm

Egypt clinch record-equaling eighth African title – Reuters


Ahram Online

Egypt clinch record-equaling eighth African title
Reuters
The home team, coached by former Italy manager Angelo Frigoni, won 26-24 25-18 25-21 to claim their sixth consecutive African title, a run that started in 2005. Egypt's triumph meant they matched the total of eight titles won by Tunisia, whose last
Egypt claim sixth straight African Volleyball Championship titleAhram Online

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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 6:35 pm

Egypt and Saudi Arabia sign pact to boost military ties – 9news.com.au


9news.com.au

Egypt and Saudi Arabia sign pact to boost military ties
9news.com.au
Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed a pact in Cairo Thursday aimed at boosting military and economic ties between the two Arab allies. Relations have warmed since the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, with Saudi Arabia offering billions in aid
Sisi: Egypt and Saudi are leaders of Arab securityAl-Arabiya
Egypt, Saudi sign pact to boost military tiesYahoo News
Egypt, Saudi Arabia aim to enhance military, economic cooperationMinneapolis Star Tribune
www.worldbulletin.net -gulfnews.com -Daily News Egypt
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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 5:41 pm

Egypt prepares to inaugurate new Suez Canal – euronews


Voice of America

Egypt prepares to inaugurate new Suez Canal
euronews
Egypt has finished builiding its new Suez Canal, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi regards as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit unemployment. The new canal, which will allow two-way
Egypt Says Work Finished on New Suez CanalVoice of America
On the banks of Egypt's new Suez CanalBBC News
Egypt ready to open 'New Suez Canal'RT
MercoPress
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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 5:31 pm

Washington delivers F-16s to Egypt after military package is unfrozen – The Guardian


The Guardian

Washington delivers F-16s to Egypt after military package is unfrozen
The Guardian
The statement on Thursday said Washington would deliver four more F-16s to Egypt in the autumn. Despite US lawmakers' concerns that Egypt is delaying on democratic reforms, Egypt remains one of Washington's closest military allies in the region.

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 1:44 pm

Egypt court delays verdict in Al-Jazeera reporters’ retrial – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Egypt court delays verdict in Al-Jazeera reporters' retrial
U.S. News & World Report
Egyptian Al-Jazeera English journalist Baher Mohammed speaks to media outside Tora prison, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 30, 2015. Egyptian judicial officials say a Cairo court has postponed the verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English
Egypt Al-Jazeera: Court delays verdicts on journalistsBBC News
Egypt Postpones Verdict In Trial Of Al Jazeera JournalistsNPR
Authorities in Egypt 'killing independent journalism'Deutsche Welle
The Guardian -Voice of America
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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 8:52 am

Egypt faces the ghosts of Algeria – FT.com (registration) (blog)


Egypt faces the ghosts of Algeria
FT.com (registration) (blog)
Two years after President Mohamed Morsi's ouster, Egypt faces a growing insurgency. The situation is eerily similar to Algeria in the 1990s, when civil war claimed over 100,000 lives. Strong steps must be taken to avert this, but we seem to be moving

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 5:39 pm

Egypt – Bing News

Egypt’s market gains LE9.2 bn in week, EGX30 index rises 1.3%

Egypt’s stock market has witnessed wins of LE9.2 billion this week, as all indexes increased, Egyptian Exchange data showed. The main EGX30 index, small and mid-cap EGX70 index and the broader EGX100 index rose by 1.3 percent, 3 percent and 2.8 percent …

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 4:02 am

Egypt central bank keeps benchmark rates unchanged: statement

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday. The overnight deposit rate remained 8.75 percent and the overnight lending rate was steady at 9.75, the bank said in a …

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 12:57 am

US to deliver eight F-16 aircraft to Egypt

CAIRO: The United States will deliver eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Egypt within the next two days, the US embassy in Cairo said in a statement on Thursday, part of a military package that had been unfrozen earlier this year. The statement said …

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 12:13 am

Egypt’s Sisi courts Saudi Arabia after reports of rift

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday courted Saudi Arabia, saying that both countries are the “two wings” of the Arab national security. “Egypt and Saudi Arabia are the two wings of the Arab national security and they will always be together …

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 10:34 pm

Saudi Arabia and Egypt sign ‘Cairo Declaration’

Regional powers sign pact to boost economic and military ties, and pledge to work together to create joint Arab force. In what they called a ‘Cairo Declaration’, Sisi and Salman pledged to enhance investments in the energy and transport sectors [EPA] Egypt …

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 8:09 pm

US to deliver eight F-16 aircrafts to Egypt

The statement on the US embassy website said the eight F-16 Block 52 aircrafts will be flown in directly from US and arrive at an air base outside Cairo by today. Four more F-16s will be delivered to Egypt later this year, it added. The embassy’s senior …

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 7:55 pm

Egypt and Saudis sign pact boosting military, economic ties

Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed a pact in Cairo on Thursday aimed at boosting military and economic ties between the two Arab allies. Relations have warmed since the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, with Saudi Arabia offering billions in aid …

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 7:04 pm

Egypt bans some ‘Made in China’ souvenirs

In any place highly dependent on tourism, there’s money to be made in selling souvenirs. But when the tourists stop coming, those businesses and manufacturers are out of luck. That’s what happened in Egypt following the 2011 revolution. Now that some …

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 1:48 pm

Egypt: U.S. Delivers Eight Advanced F-16s to Egypt – Embassy Statement

Cairo — The United States is delivering eight advanced fighter jets to Egypt on Thursday and Friday “as part of ongoing American support in Egypt and throughout the region,” the U.S. embassy in Cairo said on Thursday. The F-16 Block 52 air crafts will be …

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 1:00 am

Saudi and Egypt sign ‘Cairo declaration’

Dubai: Saudi deputy crown prince and defense minister Mohammad Bin Salman met with Egyptian president Abdul Fattah Al Sissi Thursday in Cairo where they signed the ‘Cairo declaration’ to enhance mutual cooperation between the two countries. “The two …

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 7:00 pm



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