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  1. South Sudanese government says will pay Sudan unpaid arrears in kindRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese government said Sunday it has reached an understanding with the government of neighbouring Sudan to pay in kind as a payment for unpaid arrears which accumulated from oil transport deal between the two nations. A worker at the power plant of an oil processing facility in South Sudan's Unity state on 22 April 2012 South Sudanese minister of petroleum, Stephen Dhieu Dau, told Sudan Tribune on Sunday that his government had agreed with the government of Sudan to settle unpaid arrears by giving oil instead of cash.

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  2. Bricks and clicks: Marks and Spencer goes online in five Gulf countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Al Bawaba

    The website will also offer a 'Click & Reserve' In-Store Service for customers to collect online orders froom 25 stores in the region. Marks & Spencer and its long-standing franchise partner Al-Futtaim , has launched the brand's online store in the Gulf.

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  3. A Visit to the 'Place With No Noise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    Moroccan Hollywood is about a 20-minute plane ride from Marrakesh southeast further into the interior of the country, and flying in I could see why it's preferable to go by air. The desert sands make it a trying drive, though of course the landscape is also why so many studios choose to shoot here in Ourzazate-which in Berber language "means place with no noise."

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  4. The WilliesCONNECTING the Dots in Middle East EventsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2012 | American Reporter

    As a onetime foreign correspondent who wrote from places like Northern Ireland, Iran, Pakistan, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, I see the riots in Cairo, the assassination in Benghazi and the friction in U.S-Israeli relations as part of one picture: a portrait of the Middle Eastern world preparing for war between Iran and Israel. There is no glue between the events in Libya and Egypt, and today's demonstrations in Yemen, Morocco, Sudan, Iraq, Iran and Tunisia, except a deluded Israeli-American's amateurish, offensive film about the Prophet Mohammad - in one scene the director has the Prophet put his head between a woman's legs to see for himself there is no "devil" there.

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  5. Mishpatim: Who deserves justice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    "Everybody is talking about peace, nobody is talking about justice." Contrary to Israeli rock singer Muki's complaint, the Torah, at least, is very concerned with justice.

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  6. How Uganda is admired by foreign nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | New Vision

    The magnanimity of Ugandans has been exhibited by the hosting of refugees from Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Southern Sudan, Somalia and most recently, Kenya. Rt. Rev.

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  7. Alfano 'confident' Al-Sisi will helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | ANSA.it

    Rome, February 5 - Interior Minister Angelino Alfano told RAI public broadcaster Friday he is confident Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won't back out of working with Italy to find the killers of slain Italian student Giulio Regeni. "We have one single objective: the truth," Alfano said.

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  8. 'Slow torture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    A dog walks past police in front of the morgue where the body of Giulio Regeni is being kept in Cairo. An Italian student who went missing in Cairo last month has been found dead, with numerous bruises, cigarette burns and stab wounds on his body - suggesting a "slow death," an Egyptian prosecutor told the Associated Press on Thursday.

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  9. Body of Italian student found in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | BBC News

    The body of an Italian student at Cambridge University who disappeared last week in Egypt's capital Cairo has been found, Egyptian officials say. Giulio Regeni, 28, disappeared on the evening of 25 January, after leaving his home in the upmarket Duqqi district of Giza to meet a friend.

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  10. Sudan to import South Sudanese crude oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    In line with a second agreement signed by the oil ministers of the two countries Wednesday, South Sudan will provide Sudan with 28,000 barrel of crude oil per day to be used in power production and cover its local needs. South Sudanese oil minister Stephen Dhieu Dau and his Sudanese counterpart Mohamed Zayed Awad who is visiting Juba agreed to review the fees paid by South Sudan for exporting its oil using Sudan's pipeline and oil infrastructure.

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  11. Italian commercial delegation to arrive in Khartoum next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Italy's embassy in Khartoum Wednesday announced that an Italian commercial delegation would arrive in the Sudanese capital next week to discuss ways for expanding the trade exchange between the two countries. In a short statement extended to Sudan Tribune Wednesday, the embassy said the commercial delegation would include 14 companies, pointing it will visit Sudan between 8 to 12 February.

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  12. Jimmy Carter faces biggest accomplishment so far: Eradication of Guinea worm in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Deseret News

    Former US President Jimmy Carter listens during a video interview with the Associated Press via a laptop at a hotel in London, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Carter says that Guinea worm disease may soon be eradicated, which would be the most exciting accomplishment of his career, although progress is hampered by ongoing conflict in Mali and South Sudan.

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  13. Jimmy Carter hopeful for Guinea worm eradication in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | SFGate

    Former US President Jimmy Carter listens during a video interview with the Associated Press via a laptop at a hotel in London, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Carter says that Guinea worm disease may soon be eradicated, which would be the most exciting accomplishment of his career, although progress is hampered by ongoing conflict in Mali and South Sudan.

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  14. Egyptian Leisure Airlines to buy Russian Sukhoi jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Peninsula

    CAIRO: Privately-owned Egyptian Leisure Airlines agreed a multi-million dollar deal in Cairo on Tuesday to buy four Russian-made passenger jets from Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, with the option of ordering another six, a Sukhoi official said. The deal includes the possibility of establishing a joint venture between the two companies and a third to restore tourism links between the countries after last year's downing of a Russian aircraft in the Sinai peninsula, an Egyptian source said.

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  15. Egypt's tourism crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Iol.co.za

    Suspicions that a bomb sent a Russian passenger plane crashing into the Sinai Peninsula are damaging Egyptian tourism in ways that five years of political upheaval did not. About 1 million tourists visited Egypt in November and December, down 41 percent from last year and the lowest number during these peak months since at least 2005, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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  16. Egypt's Resorts Are More Ghost Towns Than Tourist Destinations NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Skift

    Visits to Egypt have plummeted because fewer and fewer tourists have faith in the government to keep people safe - no matter how cheap the vacations are. Suspicions that a bomb sent a Russian passenger plane crashing into the Sinai Peninsula are damaging Egyptian tourism in ways that five years of political upheaval did not.

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  17. A Henna's Marhaba: Welcoming New, International Students in Spring 2014 at AUCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Examiner.com

    Another "Marhaba" has occurred at the American University in Cairo , and the memories of a past, distant celebration were reminded. Its that semester event, put on by the ISSA Office at AUC for newcomers, new spirits, and the latest new craze of International Students; adding Egypt onto their resume, on their international resume of travel.

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  18. In a Khartoum kitchen, a pharmacist serves up a Sudanese rarity: a cookbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Peninsula

    Omer Eltigani, a young British Sudanese pharmacist, prepares Sudanese "Mahshi" with his aunt at her house on January 11, 2016 in Khartoum. AFP / ASHRAF SHAZLY Khartoum: Preparing vegetables in a quiet Khartoum neighbourhood, pharmacist Omer Eltigani hopes not just to serve up the dish an aunt is teaching him, but also the first cookbook to bring Sudanese cuisine to the rest of the world.

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  19. Golly gosh: Jeff Kennett says reviled, black-faced dolls aren't that bad after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Age

    You might have thought golliwogs were gone for good, locked away in history's toy cupboard along with such non-politically correct items as toy machine guns, the original, blonde Barbie and candy cigarettes called "Fags". But former premier Jeff Kennett and a Melbourne toy shop are united in their wish for the golly to be rehabilitated.

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  20. Teen Climbs 4,575-Year-Old Great Pyramid of Giza and Films the Entire StuntRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | TechEBlog

    German teen Andrej Ciesielski traveled to Cairo, Egypt with the intent to rooftop - hang off the edge of - one of the three massive tombs at Giza. So, he scaled the 4,575-year-old wonder, and managed to captured incredible photos of the desert landscape, and risked 3-years in prison doing so.

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