The step was taken amid fears expressed by Egyptian authorities that opponents might use the yellow vests to copy French protests, as the state is reportedly facing the prospect of an uprising similar to the one which erupted back in 2011.
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Egypt has warned it will take legal action against Apple if the US tech giant fails to remove alleged "restrictions" on local distributors within 60 days.
It should come as little surprise to see the Democratic Republic of Congo ranked first and Afghanistan second on a list of countries at risk of experiencing mass atrocities in the coming years, according to a new report. But Egypt (No. 3 on the...
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London (AFP) – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he was not worried for “one second” about Mohamed Salah’s form this season after his relatively sluggish start.
The Egypt forward made it 10 Premier League goals for the...
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While Egyptian authorities are already investigating the spicy adventure, the Danish naked art enthusiast himself has admitted that having a "nude shoot" was the dumbest thing he could think of.
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Italy has opened a formal investigation into five Egyptian intelligence agents who are suspected of torturing and murdering Giulio Regeni in Cairo in 2016. Sputnik looks at what the student was up to in Egypt which might have led to his death.
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CAIRO — Yemen’s warring parties will meet in Sweden this week for another attempt at talks aimed at halting their catastrophic 3-year-old war, but there are few incentives for major compromises, and the focus is likely to be on firming up a...
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Uber is expanding its imprint on public transportation—this time with the establishment of a bus service.
The ride-hailing giant launched Uber Bus in Egypt on Tuesday (Dec. 4), the first country to roll out the service globally. The platform...
The Ark was allegedly spirited away from Israel to Ethiopia via Egypt by a sect of Jews driven away by King Manasseh, and may now be resting at the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Axum.
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On Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX-2018) opening day, one of its participants, the Russian tank manufacturer Uralvagonzavod, celebrates the 120th birthday of the eminent inventor of T-34 tanks, Mikhail Koshkin.
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The young man's family says that the ill-fated tourist came to Egypt to see old friends, but he hardly expected to be thrown in jail mere hours after his arrival. Security officials responded to a report from a hotel where he had planned to stay,...
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Although Saudi Arabia is officially at a state of war with Israel, reports indicate that the two countries covertly maintain ties, especially with respect to military and intelligence issues. Egypt, in turn, signed a peace treaty with Israel 39...
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In the shadow of the pyramids of Giza, lie the tombs of the courtiers and officials of the kings buried in the far greater structures. These men and women were the ones responsible for building the pyramids: the architects, military men, priests,...
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UN Biodiversity Conference in progress in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. The conference ends November 29. Credit: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)By Rabiya JafferySHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 28 2018 (IPS)Biodiversity...
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government has given the go-ahead to sell ten Boeing Apache ground-support attack helicopters to Egypt for $1 billion, the Department of State said in an announcement.
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By Rabiya JafferySHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 27 2018 (IPS)Leaders of Amazon’s indigenous groups are calling for a new global agreement to protect and restore at least half of the world’s natural habitats. The Coordinator of Indigenous...
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Egypt on Monday, the third leg of his first trip abroad since the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey last month.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi greeted the...
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The Convention of Biological Diversity, 2018. Source: Ahmed Saba. Used with permission.
The first United Nations Biodiversity Convention held in the Middle East will take place November 17-29, 2018, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, for the 14th Conference...
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Israel plans to construct an underwater gas pipeline, which will connect the Leviathan and Aphrodite offshore gas fields with Greece, Italy, and Turkey. The project has already received preliminary approval from the Ministry of Energy of Israel and...
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