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Donald Trump tells West Asian leaders he intends to move embassy to Jerusalem, breaking with decades-long US policy
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Donald Trump tells West Asian leaders he intends to move embassy to Jerusalem, breaking with decades-long US policy

President Donald Trump told Israeli and Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Former Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq hints at running for president next year; may challenge Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for top post
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Former Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq hints at running for president next year; may challenge Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for top post

Former Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafiq, who narrowly lost a 2012 election to since ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, will challenge leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at a poll next year, his aides told AFP on Wednesday

Egypt mosque attack: 'Militants showered bullets on us, it was a real inferno,' recall survivors
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Egypt mosque attack: 'Militants showered bullets on us, it was a real inferno,' recall survivors

The militants attacked Egypt mosque minutes after the preacher started his sermon, killing 305 people in North Sinai

Gunmen responsible for Egypt mosque attack carried Islamic State flag, say officials
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Gunmen responsible for Egypt mosque attack carried Islamic State flag, say officials

Gunmen who attacked a mosque on Friday in Egypt’s North Sinai brandished an Islamic State flag as they opened fire through doorways and windows

Egypt rail accident: Railway authority chief resigns as 41 killed in Alexandria; drivers detained
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Egypt rail accident: Railway authority chief resigns as 41 killed in Alexandria; drivers detained

The head of Egypt's railway authority, Medhat Shousha, has resigned following a train collision in Alexandria that killed at least 41 people

Israel visit: In reorienting India's foreign policy, Narendra Modi is responding to history and realpolitik
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Israel visit: In reorienting India's foreign policy, Narendra Modi is responding to history and realpolitik

As India grows strategically closer to the US, its foreign policy too is aligning slowly but surely with the American axis.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: With no compromise in sight, Egypt and Bahrain accuse Qatar of taking anti-Arab stance
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: With no compromise in sight, Egypt and Bahrain accuse Qatar of taking anti-Arab stance

Egypt and Bahrain kept up pressure on Qatar on Thursday, giving no indication that they were ready to soften their stance on the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

Donald Trump tells President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he would visit Egypt soon
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Donald Trump tells President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he would visit Egypt soon

US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday during talks in the Saudi capital that he would soon visit Egypt.

Egypt churches attacked: Emergency imposed as 44 killed in suicide bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility
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Egypt churches attacked: Emergency imposed as 44 killed in suicide bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility

It was the single deadliest day for Christians in decades and the worst since a bombing at a church in Cairo, Egypt in December that killed 30 people.

State of Emergency declared in Egypt after IS bombing of Egypt's Coptic churches kills 45
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State of Emergency declared in Egypt after IS bombing of Egypt's Coptic churches kills 45

At least 45 people were killed and nearly 120 others injured in powerful blasts triggered by the Islamic State in two churches packed with worshippers celebrating Palm Sunday in Egypt's Tanta and Alexandria cities.

Egypt's al-Sisi meets Donald Trump: Human rights, Palestine-Israel conflict key items on agenda
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Egypt's al-Sisi meets Donald Trump: Human rights, Palestine-Israel conflict key items on agenda

US President Donald Trump meets his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Washington on Monday, welcoming a strongman leader who has faced harsh criticism for his human rights record

Egypt prepares to clamp down press freedem, sets up govt-picked council to oversee media
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Egypt prepares to clamp down press freedem, sets up govt-picked council to oversee media

The council would guarantee the right of citizens "to enjoy a free and honest media" but also to ensures that the media complies with "national security" requirements

Cairo bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility of attack on Egyptian church
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Cairo bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility of attack on Egyptian church

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a bomb attack on a Cairo church that killed 25 people, the first claim for one of the worst attacks on the Coptic Christian community in recent memory.

Cairo bombing: Death toll rises to 24 after attack on Egypt's main Coptic church
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Cairo bombing: Death toll rises to 24 after attack on Egypt's main Coptic church

Grief-stricken mourners gathered in Cairo on Monday for the funeral of 24 people killed when a blast tore through a Coptic church, in the deadliest attack on Egypt's Christian minority.

Egypt court quashes one of Mohamed Morsi life sentences: lawyer
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Egypt court quashes one of Mohamed Morsi life sentences: lawyer

An Egyptian appeals court on Tuesday quashed one of two life sentences handed down against ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi since his 2013 overthrow, his lawyer and a judicial source said.

Egyptian court cancels former president Mohamed Morsi's death sentence
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Egyptian court cancels former president Mohamed Morsi's death sentence

An Egyptian appeals court today cancelled the death sentence handed out to ousted President Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide MohammedBadie

Narendra Modi's Egypt outreach: Is India ready to engage in an ideological battle against terror?
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Narendra Modi's Egypt outreach: Is India ready to engage in an ideological battle against terror?

For India, Egypt is emerging as a crucial link between northeast Africa and the Middle East. Given the paramount significance of the two countries’ consultations on international security, peace, counter-extremism and sustainable development, it raises the question that why it did not receive the kind of media attention it deserved.

President al-Sisi in New Delhi: India, Egypt agree to step up defence, security cooperation
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President al-Sisi in New Delhi: India, Egypt agree to step up defence, security cooperation

Signalling a major shift in ties, India and Egypt on Friday decided to step up their overall defence and security cooperation to tackle the twin challenges of terrorism and radicalisation besides enhancing economic and trade engagements.

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets PM Modi in New Delhi, holds talks
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Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets PM Modi in New Delhi, holds talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit on 1 September and met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the second day of his trip. He was also accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets Sushma Swaraj, urges collective action against terror
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Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets Sushma Swaraj, urges collective action against terror

Talking about Egypt's ties with India, the visiting President remained "very resilient" and conveyed to Swaraj that his visit will lead to a "quantum leap in bilateral ties".