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News Egypt: A Century And Half On, Suez Canal Is 'Lifeline' For Egypt

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
A Century And Half On, Suez Canal Is 'Lifeline' For Egypt
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/century-half-suez-canal-lifeline-egypt-2863580

One hundred and fifty years after the Suez Canal opened, the international waterway is hugely significant to the economy of modern-day Egypt, which nationalised it in 1956. The canal, which links the ...

News Egypt: AFCON U-23: Host Egypt fight hard for 1-0 win over Mali inside opener

Published on: Saturday 09 November 2019
AFCON U-23: Host Egypt fight hard for 1-0 win over Mali inside opener
News source: https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/sport-50357933

Olympic Pharaohs of Egypt don begin dia AFCON U-23 campaign wit 1-0 win over Mali, in front of dia home supporters for Cairo International Stadium on Friday 8 November. Di Group A match see striker ...

News Egypt: Egypt Discreetly Marks Suez Canal's 150th Anniversary

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
Egypt Discreetly Marks Suez Canal's 150th Anniversary
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/egypt-discreetly-marks-suez-canals-150th-anniversary-2863550

Since the Suez Canal was inaugurated amid pomp and ceremony 150 years ago, it has become one of the world's most important waterways. But its anniversary will only be discreetly marked in Egypt. The ...

News Egypt: Egypt's Inflation Lowest In Nearly A Decade

Published on: Saturday 09 November 2019
Egypt's Inflation Lowest In Nearly A Decade
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/egypts-inflation-lowest-nearly-decade-2862938

Egypt's inflation rate dropped to the lowest level in nearly a decade last month, official figures showed Saturday, as cheaper food offered respite to consumers squeezed by IMF-backed reforms. The ...

News Egypt: U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt open with win over Mali as Cameroon and Ghana draw

Published on: Saturday 09 November 2019
U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt open with win over Mali as Cameroon and Ghana draw
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50360474

The top three teams at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations will qualify for the men's football tournament at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo A goal from Mostafa Mohamed gave hosts Egypt a 1-0 win over Mali ...

News Egypt: How Egypt's Red Sea Mountain Trail set new tracks into the wild

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
How Egypt's Red Sea Mountain Trail set new tracks into the wild
News source: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/egypt-hiking-trails/index.html

In Egypt, two long distance routes, the Sinai Trail and the Red Sea Mountain Trail, are among this new crop of pathways offering different adventures in a country already on the tourism map. They are ...

News Egypt: UN experts call Morsi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
UN experts call Morsi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/experts-call-morsi-death-egypt-arbitrary-killing-191108184704797.html

His death "after enduring those conditions could amount to a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing", the statement added. Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, died on June 17 while ...

News Egypt: Report: Egypt's parliament moves against outspoken lawmaker

Published on: Tuesday 05 November 2019
Report: Egypt's parliament moves against outspoken lawmaker
News source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Report-Egypt-s-parliament-moves-against-14813158.php

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state-run news agency says the parliament has moved against an opposition lawmaker who posted a video criticizing President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. MENA says the house Tuesday ...

News Egypt: IS says militants from Egypt, Bangladesh support new leader

Published on: Saturday 02 November 2019
IS says militants from Egypt, Bangladesh support new leader
News source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/IS-says-militants-from-Egypt-Bangladesh-support-14804537.php

BEIRUT (AP) — A media arm of the Islamic State group is reporting that militants from Egypt's Sinai and Bangladesh have pledged allegiance to the new leader, who succeeded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in the ...

News Egypt: Rare, hurricane-like ‘medicane’ to strike Egypt, Israel

Published on: Thursday 24 October 2019
Rare, hurricane-like ‘medicane’ to strike Egypt, Israel
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/10/24/rare-hurricane-like-medicane-strike-egypt-israel/

An extremely unusual “medicane” is set to lash parts of Egypt and Israel, bringing the potential for tropical storm-force winds, heavy rainfall and perhaps even coastal flooding in spots. The hybrid ...

News Egypt: A rare hurricane-like storm in the Mediterranean threatens Egypt and Israel

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
A rare hurricane-like storm in the Mediterranean threatens Egypt and Israel
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/25/weather/medicane-mediterranean-storm-egypt-israel-wxc/index.html

(CNN)Egypt and Israel are preparing for the onset of heavy rains and strong winds as a rare "medicane" barrels toward them. Medicanes are named for a combination of "Mediterranean" and "hurricane" due ...

News Egypt: Britain Lifts Advisory Against Flying to Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh Resort

Published on: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Britain Lifts Advisory Against Flying to Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh Resort
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/22/world/middleeast/22reuters-egypt-uk-flights.html

CAIRO — The British government has removed its advisory against flying to Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh resort, the British embassy in Cairo said in a statement on Tuesday. "This announcement follows our ...

News Egypt: The Man Trying to Stir a Long-Distance Revolt in Egypt

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
The Man Trying to Stir a Long-Distance Revolt in Egypt
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/23/world/europe/egypt-sisi-ali-corruption-spain.html

So Mr. Ali, 45, decided to step out of the shadows, inviting The New York Times to his sparsely decorated top-floor office overlooking the Mediterranean about 25 miles outside of Barcelona in an ...

News Egypt: Edinburgh University students leave Egypt over safety concerns

Published on: Friday 11 October 2019
Edinburgh University students leave Egypt over safety concerns
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-50026245

A Scottish university has recalled nine of its students studying in Egypt amid concerns for their safety. Edinburgh University said two of the students, who were studying in the capital Cairo, had ...

News Egypt: 9 British students urged to leave Egypt after 2 detained

Published on: Friday 11 October 2019
9 British students urged to leave Egypt after 2 detained
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/9-british-students-urged-to-leave-egypt-after-2-detained/2019/10/11/f85ebc92-ec4a-11e9-a329-7378fbfa1b63_story.html

Academic freedom in Egypt was put in question after the 2016 abduction, torture and killing of Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni, who was researching trade unions in Egypt. Copyright 2019 The ...

News Egypt: Major Crackdown In Egypt Sweeps Up Activists, Children — And At Least 1 U.S. Citizen

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
Major Crackdown In Egypt Sweeps Up Activists, Children — And At Least 1 U.S. Citizen
News source: https://www.npr.org/2019/10/12/768337888/major-crackdown-in-egypt-sweeps-up-activists-children-and-at-least-1-u-s-citizen

Faced with rare protests, Egypt's government has launched a crackdown that human rights groups say is one of the largest the country has seen during Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's five years as president.

News Egypt: Egypt Calls for Emergency Arab Meeting Over Turkish Offensive Into Syria

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Egypt Calls for Emergency Arab Meeting Over Turkish Offensive Into Syria
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/09/world/middleeast/09reuters-egypt-turkey-syria.html

CAIRO — Egypt called for an emergency meeting of the Arab League over Turkey's offensive into Syria, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. "Egypt condemned in the strongest terms the Turkish ...

News Egypt: Egypt displays looted coffin returned from New York’s Met

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Egypt displays looted coffin returned from New York’s Met
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/egypt-displays-looted-coffin-returned-from-new-yorks-met/2019/10/01/f5987fa4-e432-11e9-b0a6-3d03721b85ef_story.html

CAIRO — Egypt is displaying a gilded ancient coffin returned to the country last week from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art after U.S. investigators determined to be a looted antiquity. The ...