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PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh in Egypt to Discuss Gaza Blockade

PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh in Egypt to Discuss Gaza Blockade

Chief of Palestinian group Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh was elected Hamas leader in May. The group maintains a sizeable armed wing in Gaza since seizing the enclave from Fatah in 2007.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Egypt to Deny Qataris Visa-Free Entry

EGYPT POLITICS: Egypt to Deny Qataris Visa-Free Entry

“The Foreign Minister affirmed to his Kuwaiti counterpart Egypt’s commitment to the list of demands presented to the state of Qatar and the continuation of sanctions taken against it,” Abu Zeid said in a statement.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Belly Dancer Mona Prince to Run For President

EGYPT POLITICS: Belly Dancer Mona Prince to Run For President

Previously criticized for posting a belly dancing video on social media, Mona Prince now aspires to become Egypt’s president.

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ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Ethiopia, Sudan Deploy Forces, Missiles Against Egyptian Military Strike on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam on River Nile

ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Ethiopia, Sudan Deploy Forces, Missiles Against Egyptian Military Strike on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam on River Nile

The Ethiopians have deployed long-range missiles around the dam as a precautionary measure and Sudan’s forces have been placed on standby.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Court Overturns Block On Red Sea Islands Transfer to Saudi Arabia

EGYPT POLITICS: Court Overturns Block On Red Sea Islands Transfer to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that a judicial decision to block the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia is void, judicial sources said, potentially reviving a deal that triggered protests in Egypt.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Hosni Mubarak Gains His Freedom

EGYPT POLITICS: Hosni Mubarak Gains His Freedom

“Yes, he is now in his home in Heliopolis,” Mubarak’s lawyer, Farid El Deeb told Reuters when asked if Mubarak had left Maadi Military hospital in southern Cairo where he had been detained.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Freed! Ahmed Maher Egyptian Activist Leaves Jail

EGYPT POLITICS: Freed! Ahmed Maher Egyptian Activist Leaves Jail

Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder of April 6 movement, broke 2013 law that is seen by activists as unconstitutional.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Court Jails Head Of Journalists’ Union

EGYPT POLITICS: Court Jails Head Of Journalists’ Union

“The three of us have been put on trial (but) the target is the whole syndicate,” Union chief Yehia Qalash told reporters after the verdict.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Congratulates Trump On Win

EGYPT POLITICS: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Congratulates Trump On Win

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says, “President Trump said he looked forward to meeting the president (again) soon.”

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EGYPT: October, November Set For Parliamentary Elections

EGYPT: October, November Set For Parliamentary Elections

“It’s a huge parliament. It’s the biggest in Egyptian history, 596 members. We never had such a big parliament,” Ayman Abbas said. Read more. Share it.

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EGYPT: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Approves Emotive Anti-Terrorism Law

EGYPT: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Approves Emotive Anti-Terrorism Law

“In absence of an Egyptian parliament, these powers are without oversight and the authority granted to the president is near-absolute,” Amnesty. Read more.

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EGYPT: Egyptian Government Calls HRW Rabaa Violence Investigation Ridiculous

HRW criticizes governmental “inaction” following the violent 2013 dispersal of the Rabaa sit-in.The ministry described the report as politicized. Read more.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Queen Nefertiti Biography And Profile

EGYPT POLITICS: Queen Nefertiti Biography And Profile

Egyptian queen known for her beauty, Nefertiti ruled alongside her husband Pharaoh Akhenaten during mid-1300s. Read Queen Nefertiti Biography And Profile.

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EGYPT: Government Rejects Mediation With Muslim Brotherhood By Khaled Al-Attiya Qatar’s Minister Of Foreign Affair

EGYPT: Government Rejects Mediation With Muslim Brotherhood By Khaled Al-Attiya Qatar’s Minister Of Foreign Affair

Egyptian government criticized mediation between Cairo and Muslim Brotherhood made by Khaled Al-Attiya Qatar Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affair. Read more.

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