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Egyptian forces kill 40 suspected militants in three incidents after IED blast kills three Vietnamese tourists in Giza
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Egyptian forces kill 40 suspected militants in three incidents after IED blast kills three Vietnamese tourists in Giza

Egypt's interior ministry did not say whether the suspected militants were connected to the attack on the tourists, but said its forces killed 30 people during raids on their hideouts in Giza where it said “terrorist elements” were planning a series of attacks targeting state institutions and the tourism industry.

Image of Martian rock resembling ancient Egyptian warrior woman sparks debate on humanity's alien origins
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Image of Martian rock resembling ancient Egyptian warrior woman sparks debate on humanity's alien origins

The discovery was made by Joe White while he was browsing through some of NASA's released pictures from the Curiosity rover.

Five security forces killed in Egypt after gunmen attack security checkpoint in Cairo
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Five security forces killed in Egypt after gunmen attack security checkpoint in Cairo

Egypt's state-run news agency says gunmen have attacked a security checkpoint in Cairo, killing five security forces

Muography scanning of the Great Pyramid of Giza reveals two previously unknown cavities
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Muography scanning of the Great Pyramid of Giza reveals two previously unknown cavities

A team of researchers from Egypt, Japan, France and Canada have discovered a passageway and a chamber within the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Bomb blast during Cairo raid leaves 6 dead: Islamic State claims responsibility
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Bomb blast during Cairo raid leaves 6 dead: Islamic State claims responsibility

An Egyptian affiliate of the jihadist Islamic State group claimed Friday the killing of six people, including three policemen, in a bomb blast during a Cairo apartment raid.

From Mumbai to Mexico to Giza: World landmarks turn blue to mark UN's 70th anniversary
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From Mumbai to Mexico to Giza: World landmarks turn blue to mark UN's 70th anniversary

More than 200 iconic monuments in nearly 60 countries lit up in blue today to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.

New Mystery? Scientists to scan Egypt's pyramids with waves and particles
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New Mystery? Scientists to scan Egypt's pyramids with waves and particles

Scientists will scan four of Egypt's ancient pyramids starting next month using waves, particles and thermal imaging in order to see what lies beneath their surface.

Further crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood as Egypt arrests two senior leaders
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Further crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood as Egypt arrests two senior leaders

Two senior officials of the Muslim Brotherhood were arrested alongside with June 6 being fixed as the date to decide Morsis sentence

Egyptian court sentences 188 to death for attacking police
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Egyptian court sentences 188 to death for attacking police

An Egyptian court has sentenced 188 people to death for a violent attack on a police station in the restive town Giza.

Military train crash in Egypt kills 17 in Egypt
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Military train crash in Egypt kills 17 in Egypt

The train was traveling from Upper Egypt to Cairo when it derailed in the Giza neighborhood of Badrashin