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Bomb near Egypt intel building wounds four soldiers

A bomb near an army intelligence building wounded four soldiers Sunday, the third such blast within a week in Egypt after the Muslim Brotherhood's terrorist designation further polarised the country. The explosion, which the army said was a "cowardly…

Statement by the Tánaiste on the release of Halawa sisters in Egypt

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., today welcomed the...
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Egypt arrests jihadist implicated in 2012 border ambush – Army Spokesman

Egypt's military has arrested a jihadist suspected of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers near the border with Israel last year, an army spokesman said Tuesday. Silmi Mohammed Masbah was arrested Monday in Sinai and is allegedly…

Egypt Court orders Release of Hosni Mubarak’s sons

A court has ordered the release of the two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, taking into account they have completed their three-year...
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Egypt summons Qatar envoy amid row over Brotherhood

Egypt's foreign ministry said it summoned Qatar's ambassador on Saturday in protest at Doha's criticism of the military-installed government's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. Relations between the two countries have deteriorated following the Egyptian…
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Egypt court bails prominent leftwing activist

An Egyptian court released a leading leftwing activist on trial for joining an unsanctioned and violent protest on bail Sunday, as the army-installed regime seeks to quell political unrest. Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others are accused of taking part…
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‘Core’ Al-Qaeda not behind Benghazi attack – US

The United States is still investigating last year's attack on its diplomatic mission in Benghazi but has no evidence that "core Al-Qaeda" leaders directed the assault in which four Americans died, a US official said Monday. State Department spokeswoman…
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Egypt arrests third pro-democracy activist in a week

Prominent Egyptian youth leader Ahmed Duma was arrested on Tuesday for participating in a protest, his wife told AFP, the third pro-democracy activist to be detained within a week. Egyptian authorities have widened their crackdown on protesters since…
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US urges Egypt against executions in mass sentencing

The United States on Tuesday urged Egypt not to execute 529 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who were given the death penalty in a mass sentencing which has triggered an international outcry. Deputy State Department spokeswoman…
Heads of State and business leaders to gather at Africa 2016 Business for Africa, Egypt and the World

Africa 2017: Heads of State and Business Leaders set to Gather at Sharm El...

African Heads of State and business leaders have set to gather once again in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt for Africa 2017. At the three-day forum,...