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Egypt's el-Sissi inaugurates cathedral, mosque in new capital

The inauguration ceremony, which ended with a display of fireworks, took on added significance because it fell on Christmas Eve for Egypt's predominantly Coptic Orthodox Christians.

Egyptian President Sissi sworn in for a second term

El-Sissi won more than 97 per cent of the vote in the March election, with turnout of more than 40 per cent. He faced no serious challenger.

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Egypt triggers major security shakeup a week after ambush

Egypt has been under a state of emergency since IS-claimed bombings and suicide attacks targeting minority Coptic Christians killed scores earlier this year, and attacks on the mainland have recently increased.

Rights group finds 'assembly line' of torture in Egypt

Most of the detainees are alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group, which rose to power after the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak but has been the target of a sweeping crackdown since the military overthrew an elected Islamist president in 2013.

Amid multitude of woes, Egypt leader says democracy is back

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi declared the transition complete in a 32-minute address to parliament on Saturday, while noting that Egypt is still struggling to rebuild its economy and confront Islamic extremists.

8 Egyptian sailors missing after port attack, says Army

Brig. Gen. Mohammed Samir said that four assault boats were destroyed and that 32 attackers were arrested.

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Egypt prez rules out interference in Al-Jazeera journalists' prison sentence

El-Sissi said he had always said he will not interfere in judicial affairs, and would respect the courts' independence.

Egypt: El-Sissi wins election by landslide

El-Sissi's nationwide turnout was around 44 percent, well below the nearly 52 percent won by Morsi in June 2012.

Egypt: El-Sissi wins presidential election by landslide

El-Sissi's campaign said turnout nationwide was around 44 percent, even after voting was extended for a third day on Wednesday.

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