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Egypt endorses Abdulhamid Dbeibeh, Libya’s new PM

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met incoming Libyan prime minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh in Cairo on Thursday and offered his country’s support in achieving stability in its troubled neighbour,‮ ‬the presidency said in a statement. Egypt has welcomed the announcement of a new interim government – the latest U.N.-brokered effort to …

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Several killed in terrorist attack in Egypt

Militants suspected of planning attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christian community were killed in a firefight with security forces in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said. One police officer was killed and three agents injured. The exchange took place in the al-Amiyira district, the public prosecutor said in a statement. The ministry …

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UAE at 11th Arab Ministerial Water Council

Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative to the Arab League, headed the UAE delegation participating in the 11th Arab Ministerial Water Council. The meeting of the council was also attended by other Arab ministers of water resources and irrigation, along with Mazen Ghoneim, Head of …

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Mohammad Bin Zayed meets Al Sissi in Cairo

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, arrived in Cairo on Tuesday and met Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi amid warm ties between the two allied Arab countries. Al Sissi welcomed Shaikh Mohammad at Cairo …

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Putin is outplaying Trump in the Middle East

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise visit to Syria on Monday as part of a whirlwind Middle Eastern tour. Putin, who also stopped in Egypt and Turkey, met leaders, posed for photo-ops, inked a huge energy deal and, all in all, played the part of an influential international statesman. While President Trump has sparked outrage across the region, …

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Bomb outside Cairo University wounds at least nine

THE LEVANT – A bomb claimed by an Islamist group exploded outside the gates of Cairo University Wednesday, an Egyptian police official said, wounding at least nine people, including a senior officer. Scores of policemen and soldiers have been killed in militant attacks, mainly in the Sinai Peninsula, since the …

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More than 100 Palestinians held at Cairo airport

THE LEVANT – More than 100 Palestinians from Gaza have been stuck at Cairo International Airport for more than three weeks after being prevented by Egyptian authorities from traveling to their final destinations. The stranded passengers told Ma’an that most of the group had escaped from Gaza during a five-day …

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