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Egypt to continue transporting Iran oil


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 16 (IANS) Egypt will not stop transporting Iranian oil through the Suez Canal and internal pipelines despite the EU embargo on Tehran's oil exports, RIA Novosti reported.The EU-brokered ... Read more...

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Ukrainian, two Israelis get life term in Egypt


March 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 13 (IANS/AKI) Two Israelis and a Ukrainian were Tuesday sentenced to life terms in prison by an Egyptian court for smuggling arms into the country.The three were convicted ... Read more...

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Bus overturns in eastern Egypt, killing 11 Hungarian tourists


November 8th, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven Hungarian tourists were killed and dozens more were injured when a bus overturned in the Egyptian coastal city of Hurghada, the state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Monday.The ... Read more...

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Egypt parliamentary polls to begin Nov 21


September 18th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's supreme election commission has proposed to hold elections to the country's parliament starting Nov 21, the Al Ahram newspaper said.Elections to both the upper ... Read more...

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Arab League states seek suspension of Syria


June 15th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of the Arab League member countries have proposed suspending Syria's membership in the organisation over violent crackdowns on pro-democracy protests by its government, the ... Read more...

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Egypt detains Israeli man for spying


June 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS) Egypt has detained an Israeli on charges of spying in the country, state news agency MENA reported.The Supreme State Security Court ordered Sunday the man be ... Read more...

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Is Mubarak still in Sharm el-Sheikh?


April 17th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 17 (IANS) Conflicting reports emerged Sunday on the whereabouts of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak, as the state news agency claimed he was in a Sharm el-Sheikh hospital ... Read more...

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Former Egyptian leader Mubarak and his sons detained for questioning


April 14th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons on Wednesday were detained in jail for questioning over the charges filed against them.According to the Al-Ahram newspaper, ... Read more...

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Mubarak has second heart attack after being detained (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 13 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was Wednesday sent to 15 day's detention along with his two sons on charges of using violence against protesters, abuse ... Read more...

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Mubarak, two sons detained for 15 days (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 13 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons Alaa and Gamal have been sent to a 15-day detention on charges of use of violence against ... Read more...

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Mubarak hospitalised during questioning: state TV (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 13 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was hospitalised Tuesday in Sharm el-Sheikh after he suffered a heart attack during questioning by prosecutors, Xinhua cited the state TV ... Read more...

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Former Egyptian President Mubarak to be questioned over abuse offenses


April 12th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday will stand before authorities to be questioned over financial and power abuse charges in Sinai.According to Al-Ahram newspaper, this will ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey denies rumours she’ll host Cairo show


March 5th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 5 (ANI): Bedridden Oprah Winfrey has taken to Twitter to brush away rumours that that she's planning to host a live show in Cairo's Tahrir Square."In bed with flu ... Read more...

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Egyptian man names daughter Facebook to mark revolt


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Egyptian man has named his new daughter Facebook to mark his country's recent revolution.Jamal Ibrahim, who is in his 20s, named his daughter after the social ... Read more...

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Artefacts stolen from Egypt’s national museum


February 13th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb. 13 (IANS) Eight ancient Egyptian artefacts were found missing from the National Museum here, Minister of State for Antiquities Zahi Hawass said Sunday.The missing pieces include "a gilded wood statue ... Read more...

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Man sets himself on fire near Egyptian parliament


January 17th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- An apparent protester set himself on fire near the Egyptian parliament in Cairo on Monday, police and local media said.The Al-Ahram newspaper said 49-year-old Abdo Abdel Hameed, a ... Read more...

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Egypt’s parliament bans female circumcision, marriage under 18


June 8th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Cairo, June 8 (DPA) Egyptian parliament has passed new laws banning female circumcision and setting 18 as the minimum age for marriage for both genders, media said Sunday. The new legislation, ... Read more...

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