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Egypt protests: Authorities arrest journalists, block news websites for 'inaccurate coverage' of anti-Sisi demonstrations
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Egypt protests: Authorities arrest journalists, block news websites for 'inaccurate coverage' of anti-Sisi demonstrations

In the wake of protests calling for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's ouster, Egypt arrested journalists and was accused of blocking news websites.

Anti-govt demonstrators clash with Egyptian forces in rare anti-Sisi protests; heavy security deployed at Cairo's Tahrir square
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Anti-govt demonstrators clash with Egyptian forces in rare anti-Sisi protests; heavy security deployed at Cairo's Tahrir square

Egyptian security forces clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the port city of Suez on Saturday.

India strongly condemns attack in Cairo that killed 20, injured nearly 50 other; expresses condolences for blast victims
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India strongly condemns attack in Cairo that killed 20, injured nearly 50 other; expresses condolences for blast victims

A huge blast which killed 20 people in Cairo was caused by a speeding car packed with explosives, Egyptian officials said on Monday. India also strongly condemned the terror attack in Egypt's capital Cairo on Wednesday and expressed its condolences to the families of the deceased.

G20 Summit in Osaka: Ahead of crucial talks with Donald Trump, Xi Jingping says ‘protectionism’ threatening the world
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G20 Summit in Osaka: Ahead of crucial talks with Donald Trump, Xi Jingping says ‘protectionism’ threatening the world

Ahead of high-stakes talks with Donald Trump, China warned that protectionism and "bullying" were threatening the world order as Xi Jinping met other leaders at the G20 summit.

Mohammed Morsi dies in court during espionage case hearing, Muslim Brotherhood blames Egypt for ex-president's 'deliberate slow death'
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Mohammed Morsi dies in court during espionage case hearing, Muslim Brotherhood blames Egypt for ex-president's 'deliberate slow death'

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after collapsing in court on Monday, the attorney general said. He was 67.

Egypt sentences 75 to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo
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Egypt sentences 75 to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo

The death sentences in Egypt concluded the mass trial of some 700 people accused of offences during the pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest at Cairo's Rabaa Adawiya square.

Xi Jinping offers another $60 billion to African nations, denies engaging in 'debt trap' diplomacy
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Xi Jinping offers another $60 billion to African nations, denies engaging in 'debt trap' diplomacy

Xi Jinping promised development that people on the continent could see and touch, but that would also be green and sustainable.

Egypt parliament approves bill to allow authorities to monitor social media
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Egypt parliament approves bill to allow authorities to monitor social media

Authorities can now suspend or block any personal account which "publishes or broadcasts fake news".

FIFA World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah assures Egypt president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi he's on his way to recovery
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah assures Egypt president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi he's on his way to recovery

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi he is well on the road to recovery following a shoulder injury in the Champions League final.

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reelected with landslide 97% of votes
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Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reelected with landslide 97% of votes

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was reelected for a second term in a landslide victory, garnering 97.08 percent of votes, the National Electoral Authority (NEA) announced on Monday.

Egypt to hold presidential election today: Incumbent Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi all but guaranteed to win second term
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Egypt to hold presidential election today: Incumbent Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi all but guaranteed to win second term

Egyptians vote in a presidential election on Monday to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known candidate.

On eve of 2018 presidential election, Egypt Police kills 6 militants belonging to group involved in Saturday's Alexandria bombing
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On eve of 2018 presidential election, Egypt Police kills 6 militants belonging to group involved in Saturday's Alexandria bombing

Egypt’s police killed, on Sunday, six militants belonging to a group the interior ministry accuses of carrying out a bombing in the coastal city of Alexandria that targeted a security chief on Saturday

Rex Tillerson begins West Asia tour, set to meet Egypt president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today
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Rex Tillerson begins West Asia tour, set to meet Egypt president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson was expected to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt on Monday, diplomatic sources said.

Egyptian military says 16 militants killed, four arrested in security operation focused in Sinai
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Egyptian military says 16 militants killed, four arrested in security operation focused in Sinai

Sixteen militants were killed and four arrested in a major security operation launched by Egypt on Friday, the Egyptian military said on Sunday, the first casualties in a campaign aimed at crushing insurgents behind a string of attacks.

Egypt launches major assault on militants in North Sinai ahead of elections, aims to curb insurgency by February end
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Egypt launches major assault on militants in North Sinai ahead of elections, aims to curb insurgency by February end

Egypt began a major assault against militants on Friday focused on the Sinai peninsula, where Islamic State attacks have killed soldiers, police and civilians.

Mike Pence to begin four-day West Asia tour from Egypt amid Arab anger over Jerusalem issue
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Mike Pence to begin four-day West Asia tour from Egypt amid Arab anger over Jerusalem issue

US Vice President Mike Pence headed for Egypt Saturday to begin a West Asia trip overshadowed by anger in the Arab world over Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Two-state solution only way to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict: Egypt president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi
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Two-state solution only way to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict: Egypt president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has said establishing a Palestinian state through a two-state solution is the only way to achieve stability in region.

Egypt court sentences ex-president Mohamed Mursi, 19 others to three years in jail for insulting judiciary
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Egypt court sentences ex-president Mohamed Mursi, 19 others to three years in jail for insulting judiciary

A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday, and fined him 2 million Egyptian pounds ($112,700) on charges of insulting the judiciary

Egypt: At least nine killed after gunman opens fire at a church in Cairo; police shoots dead attacker
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Egypt: At least nine killed after gunman opens fire at a church in Cairo; police shoots dead attacker

A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people before policemen shot him dead, officials and state media said.

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi secures 12 million signatures in run up to second term in 2018
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Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi secures 12 million signatures in run up to second term in 2018

A campaign backing Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday that it collected over 12 million signatures of Egyptians supporting him to run for a second term in the 2018 presidential elections