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Plane from Germany makes emergency landing in Belgrade.

The Belgrade airport says a passenger plane flying from Germany to Egypt has made an emergency landing in the Serbian capital because of an "indication of smoke" in the aircraft cabin.

- FOX News - US

Czech woman injured in Egypt knife attack on brink of death.

The Foreign Ministry says a Czech woman who was injured in a knife attack at a hotel in the popular Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada earlier in July is on the brink of death and only life support is keeping her alive

- The Daily Star - LB

News24.com | Egypt squatters lose homes as state seizes land.

Hala Gamal looks at a pile of rubble on Cairo's Warraq island - all that's left of her house after a police operation to evict residents accused of squatting on state land.

- News24.com - ZA

Qatar Calls New Terror List 'Disappointing Surprise'.

Qatar said on Wednesday a decision by four Arab states to add 18 groups and individuals allegedly linked to Doha to their "terrorist" lists was "a disappointing surprise" and that it was doing all it could to fight extremism. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain put another nine groups based in Yemen ...

- Voice of America - US

Czech woman injured in Egypt knife attack on brink of death.

The Foreign Ministry says a Czech woman who was injured in a knife attack at a hotel in the popular Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada earlier in July is on the brink of death and only life support is keeping her alive.

- FOX News - US

Egypt says shootout with police kills 4 suspected militants.

Egypt's Interior Ministry says security forces have killed four suspects who were behind the killing of five policemen earlier this month in an attack near Cairo.

- FOX News - US

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain governments named 18 organisations and individuals on Tuesday that they accused of links with Islamist extremism and Qatar. The move came despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of Qatar.

- Times Of India - IN

Qatar could adopt more independent monetary policy if needed: central banker .

By Andrew Torchia DUBAI - Qatar could adopt a monetary policy more independent of the United States if that proves necessary to combat economic sanctions by its Gulf Arab neighbours, a Qatari central banker said. Like most Gulf Arab oil exporters, Qatar pegs its currency to the U.S. dollar, putting pressure on its central ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'.

Qatar said today that a new blacklist released by Saudi Arabia and its allies came as a "disappointing surprise" in a diplomatic crisis that has split the Gulf.The four Arab governments named 18 organisations and individuals on Tuesday that they accused of links with Islamist extremism and Qatar.The move by Saudi Arabia, ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Egypt-Vapulus aims USD3mn to finance operations in Arab markets.

Egypt-Vapulus aims USD3mn to finance operations in Arab markets...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'.

The move by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain came despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of their fellow US ally.

- Times Of India - IN

Measures to develop Oluvil Harbor with the participation of state and private investors

July 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe, who recently paid a visit to the Oluvil Harbor in order to observe the problems associated with the port said, the harbor will be developed with the participation of state and private investors.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

The Egypt-US lobbying connection

Relationships between American policymakers and lobbyists could benefit Egypt's General Intelligence Service.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Inequality of opportunity in Egypt

It is rare to read an account of the Arab Spring uprisings without a reference to economic injustice. Indeed, it is natural to believe that economic and social injustice fuel, if not cause, all revolutions. For this plausible generalization, the Egyptian revolt of January 2011 is a puzzle. Research shows that, compared to ...

- Brookings - US

Anti-Qatar Bloc Adds Names, Entities To 'Terrorism' List

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The four Arab countries isolating Qatar over its alleged support for extremists has added 18 more people and organizations to a designated terrorist list. The countries said Tuesday the designated individuals and groups have direct or indirect ties to Qatar, and include people who have ...

- TPM News - US

News24.com | Egypt tells EU no 'compromise' over Qatar

Egypt has warned the EU that four Arab states would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations that the gas-rich emirate supports terrorism.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Egypt military says 40 militants killed in campaign

Egypt's military has said it has killed more than 40 extremists in a wide-ranging campaign in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group has been waging a deadly insurgency.

- News24.com - ZA

Prosecution in Halawa trial makes closing presentation

The prosecution in the trial of Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish man on trial in Egypt over a protest almost four years ago, has made its closing presentation.

- RTE - IE

Car bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt's North Sinai: Army

Seven civilians, including two young children, were killed by a car bomb that exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday, Egypt`s army spokesman said.

- Zee News - IN

Egypt military says 40 militants killed in campaign

Egypt's military said Tuesday it has killed more than 40 militants in a wide-ranging campaign in Sinai where Daesh has been waging a deadly insurgency.

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt tells EU no Qatar 'compromise'

Egypt warned the EU Tuesday that the Saudi-led alliance would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations the emirate supports terrorism.

- The Daily Star - LB

Al-Sisi: Terrorism and Overpopulation Are Egypt's Two Biggest Challenges

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted on Monday that the two main challenges facing Egypt are terrorism and overpopulation, during discussions in the National Youth Conference in Alexandria. Al-Sisi inaugurated on Monday the two-day 4th National Youth Conference in Alexandria, attended by 1,500 youth members from around ...

- Albawaba - UK

'No Compromise Over Qatar': Egypt to the EU

Against mounting pressure from the United States and Europe, Egypt has taken the step of warning the EU that it "will not compromise on the Qatar issue" according to AFP. Egypt warned the EU on Tuesday that an alliance of Arab states would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations that the gas-rich ...

- Albawaba - UK

In Egypt, Islamic clerics give out edicts in the metro

Al-Azhar has opened booths in Cairo metro stations to offer guidance and counter extremism. Egyptians have welcomed the presence of the renowned Sunni Islam institution, though some are uncomfortable, reports Mat Nashed.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Egyptian Police Detain Six Kazakh Students In Cairo

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry says six Kazakh students have been detained by police in Egypt.

- Radio Free Europe - US

News24.com | EU, Egypt agree framework for co-operation in coming years

The European Union and Egypt have pledged to work together to develop the country's economy, promote stability, counter extremism and manage migrant flows.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Seven killed by car bomb in North Sinai: Egypt army

Seven civilians, including two children, were killed when a car bomb exploded near a military checkpoint in North Sinai, the Egyptian army has said.

- News24.com - ZA

Egypt tells EU no 'compromise' over Qatar

Egypt warned the EU on Tuesday that four Arab states would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations that the gas-rich emirate supports terrorism

- The Daily Star - LB

Arab League at work on global refugee and migrant compacts

Two days of work in Cairo with ministers and experts

- ANSA - IT

Egypt tells EU no 'compromise' over Qatar

Egypt warned the EU on Tuesday that four Arab states would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations that the gas-rich emirate supports terrorism.

- Times Of India - IN

Egypt jails scores for life over 2011 protests

Defendants were charged with rioting, vandalism and attacking police during protests in December 2011.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Egypt court sentences 43 anti-government protesters to life: Sources

An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 43 activists to life in prison on Tuesday, judicial sources said, in a retrial of anti-government protesters who clashed with authorities in late 2011.

- Zee News - IN

Red Cross chief visits besieged city on Yemen's front lines

CAIRO " The chief of the international Red Cross has made a rare visit to the front lines in Yemen, taking a dirt road on Monday to reach the besieged western of Taiz, devastated by more than two years of fighting.The visit...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Egypt: No compromise in dispute with Qatar

Foreign Minister tells EU's Mogherini that Qatar must accept in full demands by Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

- Al Jazeera - QA

EU, Egypt agree framework for cooperation in coming years

- Townhall.com - US

Kazakhstan Requests Egypt's Help In Finding Missing Students

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry has formally requested the help of authorities in Egypt to find six Kazakh students believed to be missing in Cairo.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Saudi, allies blacklist 'terrorist' Yemeni, Qatari groups

Saudi Arabia and its allies on Tuesday announced that they had blacklisted certain charity groups and individuals with ties to Yemen, Qatar and Libya over suspected ties to extremism.Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt released a joint statement naming nine charity organisations and nine individuals ...

- DAWN - PK

World's fattest woman loses 65 kg after treatment in UAE

Dubai, July 25 The world's fattest woman from Egypt has managed to lose 65 kgs after her treatment in the UAE, the Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi has said. A hospital statement on Monday said Iman Abd al-Ati has been "gradually recovered" and managed to lose 65 kgs since she entered the hospital as an inbound patient, Xinhua ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Car bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt's North Sinai: army

CAIRO - Seven civilians, including two young children, were killed by a car bomb that exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday, Egypt's army spokesman said.

- Reuters - US

ADFD offers funding for 64 projects worth USD1.08bn in Egypt

ADFD offers funding for 64 projects worth USD1.08bn in Egypt...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar crisis puts Gulf trading on red alert

Heading into 2017, expectations over heightened geopolitical risks may have been overdone. But as the year has progressed, the recent onset of a crisis in Qatar – which perhaps has broader regional implications – might just be a first warning that geopolitical risks are still ever-present and could easily ...

- City AM - UK

Arab countries add to Qatar-related blacklist

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain add nine entities and nine individuals to blacklist over alleged links to Qatar.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

UN Mideast envoy calls for Temple Mount solution by week's end

, The Middle East envoy for the United Nations called for a solution to the current conflict over the Temple Mount by Friday, the largest day for Muslim prayer at the holy site. The U.N. Security Council held a closed-door meeting Monday to discuss the volatile situation at the behest of Sweden, Egypt and...

- JTA - US

Terrorists in Sinai up their game

In a striking development, an Islamic State splinter group in Sinai has targeted an elite Egyptian army battalion, which raises concerns that militants might be adopting a new pattern of qualitative operations.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Egypt's Sisi vows to keep up Qatar blockade

CAIRO, July 25 — Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said yesterday his government would keep up a blockade of Qatar by four Arab states over charges it supports terrorism, in defiance of international efforts to end the crisis. Saudi...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Egypt's Sisi vows to keep up Qatar blockade | Reuters

The post Egypt's Sisi vows to keep up Qatar blockade | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Reuters: Lavrov says Russia ready to help mediate in Qatar row if asked

Russia is ready to help mediate in the dispute between Qatar and Arab states if approached, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview released on July 24. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have cut ties and imposed sanctions on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Doha denies the ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Stronger EU-Egypt ties must not disregard human rights

The EU's apparent willingness to water down its stance on human rights in Egypt could seriously compromise its credibility and have far-reaching consequences for its relations with other countries in the region.

- EU Observer - EU

Biblical Battles: 12 Ancient Wars Lifted from the Bible

From the story of Jewish people fleeing Egypt in the Book of Exodus to the tale of Israelis taking of the city of Jericho, here's a look at conflicts detailed in the bible.

- Livescience.com - US

Egypt- Government to extend rice export ban to secure local market needs

Egypt- Government to extend rice export ban to secure local market needs...

- MENAFN - JO

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