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Egypt buys 2 warships from France, 2nd big military purchase

The assault ships, which can each carry 16 helicopter gunships, 700 troops and up to 50 armored vehicles, were originally intended for Russia.


Egypt’s PM and cabinet resigns amid corruption probe

The Egyptian government has long been plagued by corruption allegations. El-Sissi routinely emphasizes that he is fighting corruption.

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Army raids kill nearly 100 militants in Egypt’s N Sinai

Egypt’s North Sinai has witnessed many violent attacks by militants since the January, 2011 revolution that toppled the ex-president Hosni Mubarak.

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Six international peacekeepers hurt in Egypt bombings, IS involvement suspected

The peacekeepers, part of a force that monitors a 1979 peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, are based in the North Sinai region.


Egypt announces dates for parliamentary elections

Voters outside Egypt for the first stage will cast ballots on Oct. 17-18, and the rest on Nov. 21-22. The period for candidates to register opens Sept. 1 and lasts 12 days.


Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says jail term is ‘unjust’ and ‘plainly political’

Here are the latest developments in Egypt’s retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists.

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Sushma Swaraj leaves on four-day visit of Egypt, Germany

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited Germany in April during which the two countries had agreed to broaden bilateral economic cooperation.

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‘Swaraj’s Egypt visit an opportunity to review bilateral ties’

The External Affairs Minister will be on a two-day visit to Egypt from Monday which is expected to help bilateral ties gain traction.


Cairo blast: Huge explosion near govt building leaves 29 injured

Comments on Twitter indicated the blast, which heavily damaged the face of the state security building, was heard in several parts of the Egyptian capital.

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Egypt court postpones verdict in retrial of 3 Al Jazeera journalists

Greste, who has since been deported, and Fahmy received seven years in the initial trial, while Mohamed was jailed for 10 years.

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At least 25 killed, 35 injured in separate fire accidents in Egypt

Fire accidents are common in Egypt, given the dilapidated condition of buildings and failure to adhere to safety norms.

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Egypt: 19 killed, 6 injured in ferry-cargo boat collision on Nile

At least 18 divers and eight rescue boats were searching for survivors as it was estimated that around 25 people were on board the ferry

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Egyptian navy vessel targeted by Islamic State militants off Sinai’s coast

The attack on the ship is the first of its kind by the IS affiliate in Egypt, representing a qualitative evolvement in the military capabilities of the group


Egypt: 1 killed, 2 policemen injured in huge explosion outside Italy Consulate in Cairo

The cause of the blast in Cairo was not immediately clear but one security official said it was a car bomb. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.


Egypt anti-terror bill speeds trials, tightens hand on media

The draft raised concerns that officials are taking advantage of heightened public shock at last week’s audacious attacks to effectively enshrine into law the notorious special emergency laws.