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Egyptian court acquits Mubarak's closest aides.

Mubarak's former chief of staff was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined $6 million over illegal gains The post Egyptian court acquits Mubarak's closest aides appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Coptic Christians flee N. Sinai homes after Islamist massacre.

February 25, 2017, 9:34 AM Hundreds of Christian families arrived Friday in the Suez Canal town of Ismailia in flight from their northern Sinai home town of El Arish where ISIS' Sinai affiliate has massacred some 30 Coptic Christians since early January. Thursday, terrorists shot Kamel Youssef to death in front of his wife ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

The deep state comes to America.

In recent weeks, news outlets as varied as Breitbart, Infowars, the Intercept and AlterNet have run stories about an American deep state. The term probably arrived on U.S. shores by people straining to make sense of events in countries with such disparate histories, cultures and political systems as Turkey, Egypt and the ...

- Stars and Stripes - US

Palestinians: 3 dead in Gaza-Egypt smuggling tunnel.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian authorities say three workers have died after inhaling toxic gas in a smuggling tunnel beneath Gaza's border with Egypt.

- Billings Gazette - US

Egypt's Christians Flee Sinai Amid Islamic State Killing Spree.

Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks.

- Newsmax - US

Egypt tourism will remain a bargain even after visa fees will more than double.

The Pyramides, the Temples of Luxor or the beaches of Sharm-El-Sheikh just got $35.00 more expensive, but still remain one of the biggest bargain in global travel and tourism.

- eTurboNews - US

3 dead in Gaza-Egypt smuggling tunnel: Palestinians.

Palestinian authorities say three workers have died after inhaling toxic gas in a smuggling tunnel beneath Gaza's border with Egypt

- The Daily Star - LB

Palestinians: 3 dead in Gaza-Egypt smuggling tunnel.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip " Palestinian authorities say three workers have died after inhaling toxic gas in a smuggling tunnel beneath Gaza's border with Egypt.The Interior Ministry says the three were working to repair the tunnel...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Palestinians: 3 dead in Gaza-Egypt smuggling tunnel.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian authorities say three workers have died after inhaling toxic gas in a smuggling tunnel beneath Gaza's...

- Townhall.com - US

Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai after deadly attacks.

Islamic State militants have warned of more attacks on Egypt's Christian minority.

- BBC - UK

Suspected Isis attacks force dozens of Egypt's Christian families to flee Sinai.

A seventh member of the minority Christian community was killed on Friday .

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Christians flee Egypt's Sinai after militant killings

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Christian man inside his home in northern Sinai, officials and a priest said Friday, the latest in a string of sectarian killings there that has sent hundreds of Christians fleeing and raised accusations the government is failing to protect the community.

- FOX News - US

Targeted by ISIS, Egyptian Christians Flee Violence

After attacks in the northern Sinai Peninsula and a threatening Islamic State video, families flooded into churches and other shelters in a city on the Suez Canal.

- New York Times - US

Mutual interests break ice between Egypt, Saudi Arabia

Although tension has been high between Egypt and Saudi Arabia in the past few months, signs of cooperation are emerging over the development of Sinai and other common interests.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Dahlan sends message with Palestinian youth conference

By organizing a youth conference in Cairo, dismissed Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan sought to assert his strong position as statesman to potentially replace President Mahmoud Abbas.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Female preachers officially find their way to Egypt's pulpits

In a groundbreaking move, Egypt's Ministry of Religious Endowments has appointed 144 female preachers to deliver sermons to all-female congregations.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree

ISMAILIA , Feb 25 ― Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves yesterday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks. A Reuters reporter saw 25 families gathered...

- The Malay Mail - MY

News24.com | Egypt more than doubles foreign visitors' visa costs

Egyptian airport officials say that authorities are doubling entry visas' costs for foreign visitors starting next week

- News24.com - ZA

Christians flee Sinai Peninsula in fear of Egypt's Islamic State affiliate

In the past month, seven Christians were killed by suspected Islamic State militants.

- Washington Post - US

Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree

ISMAILIA, Egypt - Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks.

- Reuters - US

Daesh sets its sights on Egypt's Christians: One man killed and his house set on fire in El Arish

A Coptic Christian was shot dead on Thursday and his house set on fire in Egypt's North Sinai, a stronghold of the Daesh group, security officials and medics said. It was the third death this week linked to extremists in violence against the minority community. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

Egypt's Sisi turns to soccer to score political goal

Though a cynical view holds that Cairo was using the national soccer team as a way to distract the people from their country's challenges, its support for Egypt's team at the Africa Cup of Nations has helped rally Egyptians together.

- Al-Monitor - EG

News24.com | Egypt officials: Christian killed in Sinai, sixth in a month

Egyptian officials: Suspected Islamic militants gun down Coptic Christian in Sinai, sixth such killing in a month's time

- News24.com - ZA

Another Coptic Christian murdered by ISIS in Sinai

Sixth victim in a month, 200 families have fled El Arish

- ANSA - IT

Egypt Christians flee Sinai after a spate of attacks

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death inside his home in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month's time in the restive region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted ...

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt Christians flee Sinai after a spate of attacks

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month's time in the region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Egypt more than doubles foreign visitors' visa costs

CAIRO — Egyptian airport officials say that authorities are more than doubling the cost of entry visas for foreign visitors starting next...

- Townhall.com - US

Rights group urges US to probe civilian deaths in Yemen raid

CAIRO " A prominent international human rights organization has urged the U.S. government to open an investigation into the deaths of civilians, including children, in a U.S. assault in Yemen.The Jan. 29 raid in Yakla, in central...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

News24.com | Egypt Christians flee Sinai as sixth of their kin killed

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a month's time in the restive region, say officials, prompting some Christian families to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

- News24.com - ZA

Egypt Christians flee Sinai as sixth of their kin killed

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a month's time in the restive region, officials said Friday, prompting some Christian families to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Egypt Christians flee Sinai as sixth of their kin killed

EL-ARISH, Egypt — Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a...

- Townhall.com - US

Coll Goes Down in 5 to Elshorbagy

Paul Coll the World Number 16 has gone down in an epic 5 game encounter against the World Number 1 Mohammed Elshorbagy from Egypt.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Egypt- Ministry of Trade and Industry approves 226 new industrial projects with EGP 8bn investments

Egypt- Ministry of Trade and Industry approves 226 new industrial projects with EGP 8bn investments...

- MENAFN - JO

Egypt- Flotation, economic reforms mark the start of a new beginning: PwC Middle East

Egypt- Flotation, economic reforms mark the start of a new beginning: PwC Middle East...

- MENAFN - JO

Immigration Minister hosts Egypt's first workshop on harnessing migration for development

Immigration Minister hosts Egypt's first workshop on harnessing migration for development...

- MENAFN - JO

Egypt- Tourism companies inspect fleets in anticipation of return of Russian tourism

Egypt- Tourism companies inspect fleets in anticipation of return of Russian tourism...

- MENAFN - JO

Egyptian parliament says Merkel is to visit Egypt next week, no German confirmation yet

Egyptian parliament says Merkel is to visit Egypt next week, no German confirmation yet...

- MENAFN - JO

Egypt- Mobile operators offer their voice services to TE

Egypt- Mobile operators offer their voice services to TE...

- MENAFN - JO

Egypt- Defence Minister pays official visit to Hungary to discuss military cooperation

Egypt- Defence Minister pays official visit to Hungary to discuss military cooperation...

- MENAFN - JO

Israel denies 'hostile' Human Rights Watch access

Israel now joins countries such as Cuba, Egypt, Syria, Sudan and Venezuela that have blocked access for Human Rights Watch staff members.

- ABC News - AU

Will Mongrel Books finally end Pakistan's cycle of 'Breakups' with publishing houses?

First publication saw submissions from countries including India, Egypt, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and the US The post Will Mongrel Books finally end Pakistan's cycle of 'Breakups' with publishing houses? appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Egyptians bear down under worst inflation in a decade

CAIRO " Egyptians are bearing down under their worst inflation in a decade, cutting spending as much as possible as prices surge on basic food items, transport, housing, and even some essential medicines.Inflation reached almost...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Egyptians bear down under worst inflation in a decade

CAIRO — Egyptians are bearing down under their worst inflation in a decade, cutting spending as much as possible as prices surge on basic...

- Townhall.com - US

Why are sections disappearing from Egypt's textbooks?

Lawyers used textbooks in a case against the Egyptian government; now the books have changed.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Food vs. guns: Will Hamas chose Egypt or Iran?

The military wing of Hamas in Gaza pressures the new boss Yahya Sinwar to mend ties with Iran, while the residents of the Gaza Strip need the assistance of Egypt against the misery of the long closure.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Why did Egypt really close Al-Nadeem victims' center?

Egyptian security forces shut down Al-Nadeem Center on charges that it breached licensing laws, but representatives of the rehabilitation center say politics are involved.

- Al-Monitor - EG

News24.com | Egypt denies reports about giving Sinai to Palestinians

The spokesperson for Egypt's president is categorically denying Israeli reports that Egypt has proposed giving up part of Sinai Peninsula for the Palestinians to set up an independent state

- News24.com - ZA

Kuwait- Mubarak Al-Kabeer Governorate set to issue Municipality licenses online - Minister Al-Jabri says has filled many vacant supervisory posts

Kuwait- Mubarak Al-Kabeer Governorate set to issue Municipality licenses online - Minister Al-Jabri says has filled many vacant supervisory posts...

- MENAFN - JO

Portugal extraditing ex-CIA officer on condition of new trial: lawyer

Portugal is likely to extradite former CIA officer Sabrina de Sousa next week to Italy, where she was convicted in absentia for the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric, on condition she is retried, her lawyer said on Thursday. De Sousa, who is a dual U.S.-Portuguese citizen and denies involvement in the abduction, was detained ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Egypt and Jordan: No concessions on establishing Palestinian state

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan agreed on Tuesday that there could be no concessions on establishing a Palestinian state, after talks in Cairo. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

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