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Cairo badly needed a detox; COVID-19 lockdown supplied one, but at a steep price to Egypt
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Cairo badly needed a detox; COVID-19 lockdown supplied one, but at a steep price to Egypt

Egypt has more than 77,000 known cases, and confirmed infections have grown by about 1,400 cases a day for the past month. Egypt has registered more than 3,400 deaths, the highest toll in the Arab world

Mandatory masks and social distancing: Saudi Arabia's hajj health measures for domestic pilgrims
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Mandatory masks and social distancing: Saudi Arabia's hajj health measures for domestic pilgrims

Saudi Arabia in June decided to limit the number of domestic pilgrims attending the hajj to 1,000 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

'Scorn, ridicule will not go unnoticed': UAE royal warns after BJP MP Tejasvi Surya's tweet about Arab women
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'Scorn, ridicule will not go unnoticed': UAE royal warns after BJP MP Tejasvi Surya's tweet about Arab women

In response to the backlash being faced by BJP MP Tejasvi Surya, who had deleted a five-year-old tweet after social media users in the Gulf countries criticised him for his remarks on Arab women, Sharjah royal family member Princess Hend Al Qassimi said that the “scorn and ridicule will not go unnoticed”

Hosni Mubarak dies at 91, says Egypt's state TV; former president was ousted during Arab Spring uprising
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Hosni Mubarak dies at 91, says Egypt's state TV; former president was ousted during Arab Spring uprising

Hosni Mubarak, born in May 1928, was vice president on 14 October 1981, when his mentor, president Anwar Sadat, was assassinated by Islamic extremists while reviewing a military parade.

Three Indians killed, 13 injured near Egypt's Ain Sokhna after tourist buses collide with truck
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Three Indians killed, 13 injured near Egypt's Ain Sokhna after tourist buses collide with truck

Three Indians were killed and 13 others injured when two buses carrying tourists crashed into a truck in Egypt's Suez governorate, the Indian embassy in Cairo said on Sunday.

Days after winning Nobel Prize for Peace, Ethiopian premier Abiy Ahmed warns Egypt against war over dam dispute, Cairo 'shocked'
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Days after winning Nobel Prize for Peace, Ethiopian premier Abiy Ahmed warns Egypt against war over dam dispute, Cairo 'shocked'

Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country could muster millions of people, but he said only negotiation can resolve the current deadlock

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.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah redeems himself after horrid quarter-final with winning goal in summit clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah redeems himself after horrid quarter-final with winning goal in summit clash

On Friday, Baghdad Bounedjah’s tears of despair after quarter-finals turned to unmitigated joy as he scored the goal which won Algeria the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time and the first in 29 years.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria clinch title after Baghdad Bounedjah's freak early goal sinks Senegal in final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria clinch title after Baghdad Bounedjah's freak early goal sinks Senegal in final

Algeria, who committed 32 fouls according to official match statistics, sat back after the early goal against Senegal and had to scrap for their win in a match that was certainly not a classic but was tense and gripping throughout.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff

Nigeria beat Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place playoff of the Africa Cup of Nations on the back of Odion Ighalo's fifth goal of the tournament

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle

Both Algeria and Senegal will play their only second Africa Cup final, with Algeria having won once while Senegal will be vying for their maiden title

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final

Egyptians are debating cheering for Algeria, even as the bloody clashes between both sides' fans in a World Cup qualifier ten years back continue to haunt

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria ride on late goal by William Troost-Ekong to beat South Africa in quarter-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria ride on late goal by William Troost-Ekong to beat South Africa in quarter-final

Nigeria beat surprise quarter-finalists South Africa by a slender one-goal margin 2-1 to advance to their 15th semifinals of the tournament

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: South Africa coach Stuart Baxter says his team are not the favourites to win quarter-final against Nigeria
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: South Africa coach Stuart Baxter says his team are not the favourites to win quarter-final against Nigeria

Stuart Baxter has said that Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr isn't fooling anybody by terming South Africa the 'favourites' to win their quarterfinal with Nigeria

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash

While Senegal have a relatively easy course to the finals, Algeria must beat Ivory Coast before they meet the winner of South Africa vs Nigeria

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mohamed Salah's bid to lead Egypt to eigth title overshadowed by continental federation's corruption scandal
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mohamed Salah's bid to lead Egypt to eigth title overshadowed by continental federation's corruption scandal

Salah's on-field presence for Egypt in bid to win 8th Africa title is likely to be overshadowed by FIFA's corruption probe over CAF President Ahmad's business dealings

Egypt accuses United Nations of 'politicising' Mohamed Morsi’s death, calls for ‘independent inquiry’
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Egypt accuses United Nations of 'politicising' Mohamed Morsi’s death, calls for ‘independent inquiry’

Egypt accused the UN on Wednesday of seeking to 'politicise' the death of Mohamed Morsi by calling for an 'independent inquiry'. Foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said it was a 'deliberate attempt to politicise a case of natural death'. 'Concerns have been raised regarding the conditions of Mr. Morsi's detention, including access to adequate medical care', said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Rupert Colville.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament to kick off amidst state of unrest in Egypt, organisers assure proper security
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament to kick off amidst state of unrest in Egypt, organisers assure proper security

The Africa Cup of Nations is set to kick off in Egypt on Friday against a backdrop of terror attacks, days after the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi