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Pioneering school in Cairo struggles to fund pupils

Apo - Among the poorest of Egypt's poor, the so-called "zabbaleen" who scavenge through garbage to eke out a living in a Cairo slum struggle to keep their children in school.

450 jihadists killed in Egypt Sinai offensive: army

Apo - The Egyptian army said Tuesday that 450 jihadists are estimated to have been killed in its eight-month offensive against the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt seeks to weave cotton renaissance

Apo - Treading carefully among his sprawling green plants in the Nile Delta, Egyptian farmer Fatuh Khalifa fills his arms with fluffy white cotton picked by his workers.

Egypt arrests son of ex-president Morsi

Apo - A son of Egypt's jailed former president Mohamed Morsi was arrested on Wednesday morning for belonging to a banned group and spreading "fake news", judicial and security sources said.

IS in Egypt's Sinai announces death of top militant

Apo - The Islamic State group has announced the death of one of its leaders in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, where a security source said 15 jihadists were also killed separately.

Five Egyptian fishermen freed in north Cyprus

Apo - Five Egyptian fishermen detained in breakaway northern Cyprus have been freed, Egypt's foreign ministry said Friday, after diplomatic protests against their arrest by Turkish forces.

Deal to allow Israeli gas exports to Egypt

Jerusalem - A US-Israeli consortium leading the development of Israel's offshore gas reserves announced Thursday a deal that would enable the export of natural gas to Egypt.

Netanyahu, Sisi discuss Gaza on sidelines of UN

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met in New York on Wednesday to discuss Gaza and reviving peace talks with the Palestinians, officials said.

Egypt court confirms 20 death sentences over police killings

Apo - An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for 20 Islamists convicted of killing 13 policemen during violent unrest after the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

Egyptian archaeologists discover sphinx in Temple of Kom Ombo

Cairo - Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a lion's body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan. The sphinx, made of sandstone, was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo during work to protect the site from groundwater.

Mideast peace hopes at Camp David 40 years ago

Paris - Four decades ago the leaders of Israel and Egypt reached a deal at an epic summit that led to the first peace treaty between the Jewish state and an Arab nation.

Israel and Egypt's enduring 'cold peace'

Apo - Forty years after signing the Camp David Accords, Egypt and Israel live in uneasy peace, as cool diplomatic ties have failed to unfreeze other relations.

Two sons of Egypt's Mubarak arrested for alleged stock manipulation

Apo - The two sons of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were arrested on Saturday for alleged stock manipulation, a judicial source said.

Egypt coroner says E. coli led to deaths of British couple

Apo - A British couple who died on holiday in Egypt last month succumbed to the effects of an E. coli infection, an Egyptian coroner's report said Wednesday.John Cooper, 69, died on August 21 "because of severe intestinal catarrh that resulted from E.

EU condemns Egypt's mass death sentence

Apo - The European Union on Tuesday condemned death sentences passed on 75 people in Egypt, saying there were "serious doubts" over whether the defendants had been given a fair trial.

UN urges Egypt to reverse 'unfair trial' death sentences

Geneva - An Egyptian court's confirmation of 75 death sentences was not based on a fair trial and should be reversed to avoid an "irreversible miscarriage of justice", the UN said Sunday.

Egypt condemns 75 to death over clashes, journalist gets 5 years

Apo - An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld death sentences against 75 people, in one of the largest mass trials since the 2011 uprising, and gave a five-year jail term to an award-winning photojournalist.

Egypt jails four over Shiite killings

Apo - An Egyptian court has sentenced four people to 14 years in prison for the 2013 killings of four Shiite men outside Cairo by an angry mob.

E-coli found at Egyptian hotel where UK couple died

London - High levels of e-coli were found during tests at the Egyptian hotel where a British couple died last month, but their deaths are still being treated as unexplained, travel operator Thomas Cook said Wednesday.

Egypt president approves law clamping down on social media

Apo - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a law granting authorities the right to monitor social media users in the country as part of tightening internet controls, the official gazette said Saturday.

Copts attacked in Egypt's south over homes used as churches

Apo - Egyptian villagers have attacked and looted the properties of Coptic Christians in the southern province of Minya in protest at the use of homes and halls for worship, the region's archdiocese said Saturday.

Egypt's Sisi appoints raft of new governors in new shake-up

Apo - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday appointed a string of new governors to key regions, the latest shake-up since winning re-election in March.

Egypt arrests former diplomat and six others: lawyer

Apo - Egyptian authorities have arrested seven people including a former diplomat who had proposed a referendum on the regime of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a defence lawyer said Friday.

Bishop murder saga rattles Egypt's Copts

Apo - A scholarly bishop was found bludgeoned to death at the desert monastery he ran, and two monks are facing trial for killing him in an ambush on the way to Sunday mass.

Cairo looks to curb street sheep slaughter for Eid holiday

Apo - Faced with scenes of blood flowing in rubbish-strewn roads and of streets littered with animal entrails, authorities in the Egyptian capital say they aim to crack down on the outdoor slaughter that marks one of Islam's main holidays.

Egyptian accused of hijacking plane extradited from Cyprus

Apo - An Egyptian man accused of hijacking a plane and diverting it to Cyprus has been sent back from the Mediterranean island to his homeland after a two-year extradition battle, officials said Sunday.

Rights groups slam Egypt 5 years after deadly protest crackdown

Beirut - Global rights groups have slammed Egyptian authorities for failing to prosecute members of the security forces over a bloody 2013 crackdown on protesters that left hundreds dead.

Israeli PM made secret Egypt trip for Gaza talks: report

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a rare, secret visit to Egypt in May for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, Israeli television reported Monday.

Egypt police arrest six over failed church attack

Apo - Egyptian authorities have arrested six suspected members of a "terrorist cell" behind a failed suicide attack on a church in the outskirts of Cairo, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Shark kills Czech tourist swimming in waters off Egypt

Apo - A Czech tourist was killed by a shark while swimming in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt, authorities said Sunday.
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Global demonstrations took place to protest the imprisonment of Malachi York who many believe to be innocent of his charges. Some think that his arrest is part of a grander scheme.
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Sesostris III boats found near his Pyramid in Dahshur, 1895.
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Global demonstrations took place to protest the imprisonment of Malachi York who many believe to be innocent of his charges. Some think that his arrest is part of a grander scheme.
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Egyptians clash during Friday's 'Day of Rage'
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SUMMERTIME: A main street passes near the beach in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in 2007.
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Protesters at Toronto's Old City Hall raise their voices in support of Egyptian protesters
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Statue of Amenhotep III and sun god Re-Horakhti discovered a the pharaoh's funerary temple at Luxor.
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Global demonstrations took place to protest the imprisonment of Malachi York who many believe to be innocent of his charges. Some think that his arrest is part of a grander scheme.
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