An archaeological mission in Egypt has uncovered the remains of two towers of a military fortress dating back to the 26th Dynasty, the last native dynasty to rule Egypt before the Persian conquest in 525 […]
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Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt.
The armed forces have been a pivotal power center in Algeria for decades...
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Grave robbers possibly sneaking into Egypt’s gigantic landmark pyramids 4,500 years ago have stirred the curiosity of multiple researchers, but it appears the fake doors in their inner premises have nothing to do with the rogues.
Johannesburg (AFP) – South Africa have included defenders who have played for Croatia and Switzerland at age-limit levels in a provisional 30-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) in Egypt.
Centre-back Nikola Tavares, 20,...
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Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The rising tensions between the Trump administration and Iran have the potential to roil the entire Middle East, and no country feels the heat more than Iraq, which has warm relations both with the US and Iran,...
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Last week, Venezuela's ambassador to Egypt, Wilmer Omar Barrientos, said that the Latin American state has lost $30 billion over the past three months due to the sanctions and economic blockade.
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Egypt's interior ministry said security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids Monday near Cairo.
A ministry statement linked the militants to Hasm, an armed affiliate of the Muslim Brotherhood, and said authorities found explosives,...
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Paris (AFP) – Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez hopes he can continue a successful streak by helping Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) in Egypt during July.
The 28-year-old started in the FA Cup final at the weekend as City...
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CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change resumed talks in Khartoum on Sunday after a three-day break, according to the TMC statement.
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Johannesburg (AFP) – Leading scorer Kodjo Fo-Doh Laba netted on 94 minutes to give Renaissance Berkane of Morocco a 1-0 first-leg victory over Zamalek of Egypt Sunday in the CAF Confederation Cup final.
Togolese Laba, the leading goalscorer in...
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Yes, this could happen.
As always with the Arab-Israeli (or Iranian-Israeli) conflict, the real danger isn’t the regional conflict, but how it might escalate. In the 1973 war, the Soviets threatened to send troops to...
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CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Yemeni Shia Houthi rebels are going to attack some 300 critical infrastructure facilities in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, local media reported on Sunday.
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned hundreds of prisoners and a prominent journalist who had criticized the country's establishment.
Journalist Abdel Halim Qandil was pardoned after receiving a three-year jail sentence following...
CAIRO (Sputnik) - Venezuela has lost $30 billion over the past three months of sanctions and economic blockade, the Latin American country's Ambassador to Egypt, Wilmer Omar Barrientos, said in an interview.
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Abuja (AFP) – John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official.
The former Chelsea star last played for Nigeria at the...
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Critics say Trump's hosting of Viktor Orbán fits a pattern of his preference for authoritarian leaders in Turkey, Brazil, the Philippines, Russia and Egypt.(Image credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
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CAIRO (Sputnik) – Two people were killed and dozens more injured as a result of gunfire during the mass demonstration in the center of the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, media reported on Tuesday.
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Designating Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization could pit the United States against new potential enemies in the Muslim world, experts say.
Analysts argue the designation could hamper U.S. Middle East diplomacy and...
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Although the gigantic Giza structures are a famed tourist trap, with anyone making their way to Cairo by all means dropping by to see the towering granite and limestone structures, little is known about the logistics behind the construction work as...
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