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British lawmakers conclude four-day visit to Egypt – Ahram Online


Ahram Online

British lawmakers conclude four-day visit to Egypt
Ahram Online
A delegation of British aviation experts visited Cairo International Airport earlier this month for security inspections and are expected to issue a report on security procedures. Egypt's struggling tourism industry, a critical source of hard currency

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 11:27 am

Philippines-Mighty Sports nears Jones Cup sweep after win over Egypt – Rappler


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Philippines-Mighty Sports nears Jones Cup sweep after win over Egypt
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – Philippines-Mighty Sports moved a step closer to an overall sweep of the 36th William Jones Cup with an 80-61 victory over Egypt on Saturday, July 30, in Taiwan. Already assured of the Jones Cup championship, Philippines-Mighty …
Mighty Sports pull away late to beat Egypt, inch closer to Jones Cup sweepSports Interactive Network Philippines

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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 10:51 am

Libya: Egypt and Algeria need to coordinate – Ahram Online


Libya: Egypt and Algeria need to coordinate
Ahram Online
However, in a very broad sense, these dominant factors were internal in some cases and external in others. The development of events in Egypt, for example, was shaped primarily by the role of the military, whether as a force of coercion or as a

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 9:55 pm

Ethiopian mega-dam project leaves Egypt high and dry – Middle East Eye


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Ethiopian mega-dam project leaves Egypt high and dry
Middle East Eye
It's like negotiating the rules of engagement long after the contest has been held and the winner declared. Egypt is deeply worried about the impact on its water supply of a dam being built by Ethiopia far to the south, on the Blue Nile. At a meeting
Egypt, Israel and the Nile waterAhram Online

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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 5:33 pm

Arrest of Egypt FGM doctor Raslan Fadl welcomed – BBC News – BBC News


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Arrest of Egypt FGM doctor Raslan Fadl welcomed – BBC News
BBC News
Campaigners have welcomed the arrest of Egypt's first doctor to have been convicted of carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM). Raslan Fadl was …

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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 4:11 pm

Netanyahu Marks Egypt’s National Day, Praises El-Sisi Peace Push – Algemeiner


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Netanyahu Marks Egypt's National Day, Praises El-Sisi Peace Push
Algemeiner
JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a reception on Thursday in honor of Egypt's National Day, which commemorates the Egyptian revolution of 1952, at the Egyptian ambassador to Israel's residence. In his remarks at the reception
Israel's Netanyahu celebrates warming ties with Sisi's EgyptReuters
Netanyahu says he backs Egypt's peace pushAl-Arabiya
Defense minister snubbed by envoy on Egypt's National DayIsrael Hayom
Egyptian Streets –Washington Post
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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 3:06 pm

Egypt Expands Efforts To Address Natural Gas Demand – Forbes


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Egypt Expands Efforts To Address Natural Gas Demand
Forbes
In hopes of reviving its oil and gas production efforts, Egypt has signed exploration agreements with Cypriot and U.S. firms to assist with onshore projects. According to media reports, Cairo signed deals with IPR and Cypriot subsidiary Mediterra to

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 12:33 am

Egypt convicts former auditor of spreading ‘false news’ – BBC News


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Egypt convicts former auditor of spreading 'false news'
BBC News
Egypt's former top auditor, who was sacked after alleging government corruption, has been given a prison sentence for spreading "false news". Hisham Geneina was fired in March by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi after estimating corruption had cost Egypt …
Egypt's Former Corruption Auditor Found Guilty of Disturbing Public OrderWall Street Journal
Egypt's sacked anti-graft czar slapped with jail termAnadolu Agency
Former Graft Fighter in Egypt Is Sentenced to JailNew York Times
680 News –Ahram Online
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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 8:45 pm

Youth unemployment in Egypt: A ticking time bomb | Brookings … – Brookings Institution (blog)


Brookings Institution (blog)

Youth unemployment in Egypt: A ticking time bomb | Brookings …
Brookings Institution (blog)
The problem of youth unemployment in Egypt continues to fester and could reach a boiling point. Among the root causes are problems in the country's higher …

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 5:04 pm

Ancient Egypt: A Brief History – Live Science


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Ancient Egypt: A Brief History
Live Science
Egyptian civilization has flourished continuously since prehistoric times. While the civilization's rulers, writing, natural climate, religion and borders have changed many times over the millennia, Egypt still exists as a modern-day country. The

Posted on 28 July 2016 | 5:25 am

Egypt – BingNews

Rania Al-Mashat talks to Daily News Egypt as she assumes new role as IMF senior advisor

Rania Al-Mashat assumes her duties as a senior advisor at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday after leaving her 11-year position as deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) for monetary policy. Al-Mashat left Egypt on Saturday to …

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 7:37 am

Bay Street Releases More on PRINCE OF EGYPT Cancellation

Earlier today, Scott Schwartz (artistic director at Bay Street Theatre) released a statement further explaining the cancellation of the highly controversial production, Prince of Egypt. All of the team working on The Prince of Egypt strongly feels the …

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 7:12 am

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project Leaves Egypt High and Dry

It’s like negotiating the rules of engagement long after the contest has been held and the winner declared. Egypt is deeply worried about the impact on its water supply of a dam being built by Ethiopia far to the south, on the Blue Nile. At a meeting …

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 7:04 am

Egypt’s Jewish community diminished to 6 women after death of Lucy Saul

The number of women in Egypt’s Jewish community shrank to just six on Friday, when the death of Lucy Saul was announced by the community leader on social media. Magda Tania, Head of the Jewish community in Egypt, announced the loss of the cherished member …

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 6:53 am

Sisi’s New Approach to Egypt-Israel Relations

Since the Egyptian military’s entrance into political life and its toppling of former president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2013, there have been questions as to how Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government will deal with Israel. Many wondered if the government …

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 7:25 pm

Arrest of Egypt FGM doctor Raslan Fadl welcomed

Campaigners have welcomed the arrest of Egypt’s first doctor to have been convicted of carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM). Raslan Fadl was sentenced in January 2015 over the death of Souheir al-Bataa, a 13-year-old girl who was subjected to the …

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 6:01 pm

Ancient Egypt: A Brief History

Hieroglyphics and beautiful pictures line the wall of an ancient tomb in Luxor. Credit: Ministry of Antiquity, Egypt Egyptian civilization has flourished continuously since prehistoric times. While the civilization’s rulers, writing, natural climate …

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 10:45 am

Investing in Egypt

The Hero Group, an international food company, has operated in the Egyptian market since 2002 when it acquired 65 per cent of local jam producer Vitrac, obtaining the remaining 35 per cent in 2005. Since then the company has invested around $40 million in …

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 8:47 am

Egypt’s President Sisi Tells Coptic Pope: All Egyptians Are Equal

In attempts to ease tensions, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi stressed in a meeting with Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros II that all Egyptians are equal under the Egyptian constitution. The meeting, which was held after multiple incidents of …

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 1:00 am

‘Prince of Egypt’ Musical Reading Canceled After Diversity Complaints

A free concert performance of a musical version of “The Prince of Egypt” has been canceled after objections that the cast was not sufficiently diverse. The Bay Street Theater, a nonprofit in Sag Harbor, N.Y., announced the cancellation in a short …

Posted on 28 July 2016 | 10:16 pm