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Arab Foreign Ministers Meet In Qatar To Discuss Nile Dam Conflict

Arab League foreign ministers met Tuesday in Qatar, focusing on efforts to resolve the Nile River dam conflict between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. Egypt's Foreign Minister said Cairo is seeking a diplomatic, not a military, solution to its dispute...
Related topics: Qatar, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Military

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Egypt Is Beginning To Reassert Regional Leadership

Cairo is taking tentative steps to reassert leadership in the Middle East. From Seth J. Frantzman.
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Egypt Sees Israel-hamas Truce As Its 'national Security Concern' As Delegation Set To Visit Cairo

The North African nation, that has been involved in mediating between Israel and the Palestinians since 1979, is concerned that tensions between the two sides will spill over into its territory. Cairo also wants to make sure that the rights of...
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Turkey Discovers Gas Field In Black Sea With Reserves Of 135bln Cubic Meters, Erdogan Says

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Turkey has discovered a new gas field in the Black Sea with reserves of more than 135 billion cubic meters of gas, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Friday.
Related topics: Turkey, Black Friday, Tayyip Erdogan, Egypt

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Egyptian Court Ruling On Container Ship Ever Given Expected On June 20

CAIRO (Sputnik) - A court in Ismailia, Egypt, has postponed the ruling on the Suez Canal lawsuit against the owners of the container ship Ever Given, which ran aground in the Suez Canal and blocked the waterway for six days in March, until June 20,...
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Syria Says Eu 'spineless,' 'out Of Touch With Reality' Over Sanctions Extension

CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Syrian Foreign Ministry called the European Union "spineless" and "out of touch with reality", as well as an accomplice in the war against Syrians, over the bloc's decision to extend sanctions against the country.
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Emergencies Ministry Plane With Russians Evacuated From Gaza Departs Cairo, Embassy Says

CAIRO (Sputnik) - A Russian Emergencies Ministry plane carrying 64 Russian citizens evacuated from the Gaza Strip departed Cairo for Moscow, the Russian Embassy in Cairo told Sputnik.
Related topics: Gaza Strip, Palestine, Egypt, Russia, Moscow

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Qatar’s Chief Diplomat Visits Cairo To Build ‘positive Atmosphere’ After Quartet’s Doha...

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani paid a visit to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday, and invited al-Sisi to visit Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, which would be his first since coming to power...
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Top Us Diplomat Seeks To Reboot Israel/palestine Peace Process

In Gaza, a delicate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has held for a fourth day. Washington is hoping to reboot the redundant peace process by sending its top diplomat, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. He is due to visit Amman, Cairo, Ramallah...
Related topics: Israel, Palestine, Gaza Strip, Hamas, Amman, Egypt

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Blinken To Travel To Jerusalem, Ramallah, Cairo, Amman To Reduce Tensions In Mideast

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that he would travel to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Cairo and Amman to contribute to reducing tensions in the Middle East.
Related topics: Israel, Jerusalem, Egypt, Amman, Russia, Moscow

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Nyiragongo Volcano Eruption Forces Authorities To Start Evacuation

CAIRO (Sputnik) - The civil defense forces of the North Kivu province in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo are evacuating residents of Goma after the nearby Nyiragongo volcano started to erupt, North Kivu Governor, Lt. Gen. Ndima Kongba...
Related topics: Volcanoes, Egypt, Democratic Republic Of Congo

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Prosecutors Shelve Probe Of Gang Rape That Shocked Egypt

Egyptian prosecutors said they have shelved their months-long investigation into an alleged 2014 gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at a luxury Cairo hotel, ordering the release of all suspects for lack of evidence.The case shocked Egypt's conservative...
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Egyptian Soccer Passes Flamboyant Nickname Tradition To Next Generation

Cairo (AFP) – Ranging from the presidential such as Obama to the abstract like Kahraba (electricity) or El Winch, the tradition of Egyptian footballers taking bizarre nicknames is alive and kicking. The flamboyant and sometimes satirical...
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50 Dead Amid Fighting Between Yemeni Forces, Houthi Rebels In Marib - Military Source

CAIRO (Sputnik) - At least 50 people have died and dozens injured amid fighting between Yemeni government forces and members of the Houthi faction in the Marib governorate, a Yemeni military source told Sputnik.
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Online Post Helps Both Hungry And Egyptian Chef During Ramadan

A few years ago, Mariam Yehia, her mom and a friend started a Ramadan tradition — they bought hot meals and handed them out to the needy in Cairo so they can break their fast during the Muslim holy month.  "We feel really good that we try as much...
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Turkey, Egypt To Hold Consultations At Level Of Deputy Foreign Ministers After 8-year Hiatus

ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkey and Egypt will hold political consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers on 5-6 May in Cairo and will discuss steps towards normalising relations between the two countries, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in...
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Qatari Emir Invited To Visit Saudi Arabia - Reports

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has been invited for a visit to Saudi Arabia by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Al Ekhbariya TV reports.
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Suez Canal Authority Denies Ever Given Crew Banned From Leaving Ship

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Suez Canal Authority chief Osama Rabie has refuted reports that the crew of the Ever Given cargo ship, which made headlines last month when it completely blocked the waterway for several days, was barred from leaving the vessel.
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Sudan Threatens Legal Action Against Ethiopia Over Nile Dam Filling - Irrigation Minister

CAIRO (Sputnik) – Sudan is preparing to file lawsuits against Ethiopia and an Italian company implementing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) if Addis Ababa carries out a second filling of the dam, Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas...
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Egypt Confiscates Suez-blocking Ship Until Owner Pays $900mln To Canal Authority, Reports Say

CAIRO (Sputnik) - An Egyptian court has ruled that the Ever Given container ship be seized until its owner pays $900 million to the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) in compensation for blocking the critical waterway for almost one week, the Shorouk News...
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