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Mike Pompeo Asks Egypt To Stop Harassing Us Citizens

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday welcomed Egypt’s release of a US citizen but urged the ally to stop harassment of others. Mohamed Amashah, 24, was freed Monday, nearly 16 months after he was arrested in Cairo’s Tahrir...
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Hunger-striking American Citizen Released From Egyptian Prison

Mohamed Amashah, a 24-year-old medical student who lives in New Jersey and held dual American-Egyptian student, was released from a Cairo prison and returned home Monday.
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2021 Africa Cup Of Nations Postponed By A Year Due To Virus

Cairo (AFP) – Next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon has been postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Confederation of African Football announced Tuesday in a video conference. CAF president Ahmad Ahmad said...
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Iraqi Security Says Arrested Group Planned Attack On Baghdad's Green Zone, Reports Say

CAIRO (Sputnik) - A group detained by the Iraqi security services during a recent night raid has been preparing attacks on governmental facilitates in Baghdad's so-called green zone, the Iraqi News Agency (INA) reported on Friday, citing the Iraqi...
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Egypt Warns Forces Fighting For Libya's Tripoli Government To Stay Out Of Sirte

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi warned Saturday that Cairo would not allow militias fighting for Libya's U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli to capture the coastal port town of Sirte or the al-Jufra airbase in central Libya.Sissi's...
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Egyptian Journalist Jailed On Charges Of Fake News, Terrorism

Egyptian authorities arrested a prominent journalist Monday on charges of spreading fake news, his lawyers said. Mohamed Monir, 65, was taken by plainclothes security officers from his apartment in Giza, south of Cairo.Egypt’s national security...
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Iraq’s Pmf Destroys Daesh Stronghold Allegedly Used By Iraq Group Leader, Militia's Spokesman Says

CAIRO (Sputnik) – Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), an umbrella grouping of Shia armed militias also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, in cooperation with the country’s security service, have liquidated a large Daesh stronghold in the...
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The Authoritarian Logic Of Killing Protesters

Chicago (Special to Informed Comment) – On October 9th, 2011, Egyptian army vehicles plowed into a Coptic Christian protest outside of the Maspero state television building in the capital city of Cairo, killing more than two dozen peaceful...
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Houthis Say Saudi Coalition Launched About Dozen Airstrikes On 2 Yemeni Provinces

CAIRO (Sputnik) – The Saudi-led coalition conducted at least a dozen air raids on Yemen’s northwestern and central provinces in the early hours of Wednesday, the Houthi rebel movement said.
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Syrian Justice Ministry Refutes Reports Of Arresting Accounts Of Assad's Cousin Makhlouf

CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Syrian Justice Ministry on Wednesday refuted media reports about arrested accounts of businessman Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of President Bashar Assad.
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The Navy Told A Seal To Remove The Trident From His Book About The Dog With Him On The Bin Laden...

On May 2, 2011, Cairo and Chesney were on the ground in Abbottabad, Pakistan, taking part in the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.
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Yemeni Southern Secessionists Seize Control Over Several Positions In Abyan Province – Source

CAIRO (Sputnik) – The forces of Yemen's Southern Transitional Council (STC) have established control over several positions in the southern Yemeni province of Abyan, a Yemeni military source said on Thursday. 
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The Conspiracy Theorists Are Winning

Illustration by Erik CarterFriday prayers at the Mustafa Mahmoud Mosque, Cairo, September 21, 2001. Two thousand worshippers, some tense, some angry, some oblivious to the grim new reality. The preacher, Ahmed Youssef, vented his anger in two...
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Transfer Of Sphinxes To Cairo Square Stirs Controversy

In a bustling square of Egypt’s capital, four sphinx-like statues stand in wooden crates ahead of a planned unveiling ceremony following their controversial transfer from historical sites. With the bodies of lions and heads of rams, the...
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Egypt’s President Accused Of Using Virus To Expand Powers

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has approved amendments to the country’s state of emergency that grant him and
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Iraqi Parliament Supports List Of Ministers Proposed By Designated Prime Minister – Reports

CAIRO (Sputnik) – The Iraqi parliament has supported the list of ministerial candidates proposed by designated Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhemi, Iraqi media reported.
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Egyptian Military Kills 2 ‘dangerous Extremists’ In Sinai Peninsula

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Egyptian Armed Forces conducted a special operation in the northern part of the Sinai peninsula and killed two militants, Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman Tamer al-Rifai said on Friday.
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Libya's Gna Continues Fighting Lna Forces Despite Haftar Declaring Ceasefire

CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Government of National Accord (GNA), one of the two major factions in the Libyan armed conflict, on Thursday declined to suspend fighting following the Libyan National Army, led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, declaring a temporary...
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New Daesh Leader Said To Be In Iraq, Experts Verifying Identity - Report

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Abu Ibrahim al-Qurashi, which is the nom de guerre of Daesh* terror group's new leader following the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been located in Iraq and his identity is being verified by Iraqi and US experts, the...
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Daesh Militants Plotting To Distribute Contaminated Masks In Iraq Amid Epidemic - Reports

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Daesh* are plotting to hand out contaminated masks in Iraq through pseudomedics as the country struggles to fight the coronavirus pandemic, Lebanon’s Al Mayadeen channel reported on Friday, citing Iraqi sources.
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