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Presidential Palace In Sudan On Fire (photos)

CAIRO (Sputnik) – The presidential palace in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum is in flames, the Al Arabiya broadcaster reported on Friday. According to the reports, the fire engulfed the historic part of the building near the Nile.
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Two Parties Of Algerian Ruling Coalition Voice Support For Anti-gov't Protesters

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Two parties of the Algerian ruling coalition — the National Liberation Front (FLN) and the Democratic National Rally (RND) — voiced support on Wednesday for protesters who are calling for the transition of power in the North...
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Africa Cup Of Nations Host Egypt Bogged Down In Domestic Football Crisis

Cairo (AFP) – Little more than three months before it hosts the Africa Cup of Nations, Egyptian football has been plunged into its latest crisis with major clubs squabbling, games regularly called off and security services intervening amid...
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Fresh Protests Against Bouteflika Begin In Algiers - Reports

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Hundreds of protesters started gathering in downtown Algiers on Friday to take part in potentially decisive protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerie ECO reported.
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Sudanese President Reshuffles Cabinet After Dismissing Major Officials - Reports

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Sudanese President Omar Bashir has reshuffled his cabinet, appointing at least 15 new ministers, SUNA news agency reported on Wednesday.
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Travel Disruption Reported In Algeria Over Protest Against Bouteflika's 5th Term

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Algeria’s transport authority on Friday stopped metro, trams and buses in the capital Algiers and suburban commuter trains ahead of the planned protests, local media said.
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Cairo And Riyadh, Vying For Leadership

In his first official trip abroad in March 2018, Saudi crown prince Muhammad bin Salman chose to visit Cairo, where he was greeted by President Abdel Fattah Sisi as "a dear guest in his second home, Egypt."[1] The two agreed to enhance bi-lateral
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Woman Clutches To Fireplace For Two Minutes Of Terror As Roof Ripped Off In Tornado

'I could feel the whole house just shaking as I prayed. I could hear things banging, things falling,' said woman in Cairo, Georgia, as tornado hit.        
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The Fourth Turning & The Case Against Cities

Via HardScrabbleFarmer.com, Historians spend a great deal of time on the subject of cities. Rome, Athens, Constantinople, London, Tokyo, Cairo, New York and Moscow. It is as if the stuff that is most worthwhile is the density of the population,...
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Algerian Prez Promises If Reelected To Hold Snap Elections Without Him - Reports

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who intends to run for a fifth consecutive term, plans to promise to hold a new snap presidential election within a year in case he is elected, while he will not run in this snap election,...
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At Least 10 Reportedly Hurt Amid Clashes At Opposition Rally In Algeria (photos)

CAIRO (Sputnik) – Around 10 participants of protests against the nomination of long-term president Abdelaziz Bouteflika as a candidate for the upcoming presidential election had been injured in fighting with police in the country’s capital of...
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Six Held For Four Days Over Deadly Cairo Train Crash 

Egypt's public prosecutor on Thursday ordered the detention of six people for four days in connection with in incident in which a locomotive smashed through buffers and burst into flames at Cairo's main train station. The train's driver, his...
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Uber Is Locked In A Battle To Fix Egypt's $8 Billion Traffic Problem, And Its Success Could Decide...

Thanks to a massive population of 23 million, snarled traffic, and poor public transportation, Cairo has become a test bed for transportation startups. Uber and U.A.E.-based Careem each launched bus services aimed at serving Cairo's low-income...
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Deadly Train Crash In Cairo Caused By Quarrel Between Train Drivers - Prosecutor

CAIRO (Sputnik) - The reason for the train crash at the Ramses railway station in the centre of Cairo on Wednesday, which caused a major fire and claimed the lives of at least two dozen people, was a quarrel between the drivers of two diesel...
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Egypt To Host Huawei's First Mena Cloud Platform: Cairo

Egypt will host Chinese telecom company Huawei's first cloud data platform in the Middle East and North Africa, Egypt's telecom ministry said in a statement.
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Attempted Mummy Smuggling Thwarted At Cairo Airport

File this under “Unexpected items found in airline passengers’ luggage”: Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities this weekend announced the discovery of mummy remains hidden inside speakers at the Cairo International Airport. An...
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With Trump Awol, Europe Woos Mideast, Fearing Russian & Chinese Dominance

By Lachlan Carmichael and Menna Zaki in Cairo | – Sharm el Sheikh (AFP) – European and Arab leaders on Sunday opened their first summit in a bid to bolster cooperation as EU President Donald Tusk said neighbours “should not leave...
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Qatari Emir To Skip Eu-las Summit: Cairo's Invitation Breaches Protocol - Source

DOHA (Sputnik) - Qatari Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani will not attend the first EU-League of Arab States (LAS) summit, slated to begin in Egypt on 23 February, despite receiving an invitation from Cairo because Egypt's message violates international...
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Suicide Bombing Kills 3 Policemen Near Cairo's Famed Bazaar

The death toll from a late-night suicide blast near Cairo's famed tourist market rose to three on Tuesday after a police officer died of his wounds, Egypt's Interior Ministry said. The fatalities in the attack near the Khan el-Khalili bazaar in...
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Egypt Turns Back Veteran New York Times Reporter

David D. Kirkpatrick was detained at Cairo airport and sent back to London in an escalation of a news media crackdown under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
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