Egypt Newswire

Egypt Newswire

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  1. IDF increases presence on Egyptian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Ynetnews

    ... to raise the level of alert along the Sinai border, specifically in Kerem Shalom - where the borders of Israel, Egypt and the Gaza Strip meet - which has been prone to attacks in the past. Israel and Egypt maintain their security coordination, but ...

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  2. Massive assault on Egypt army in Sinai kills 64 troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    In this Tuesday, May 12, 2013 file photo, Egyptian Army soldiers patrol in an armored vehicle backed by a helicopter gunship during a sweep through villages in Sheikh Zuweyid, north Sinai, Egypt. Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least tens of soldiers, security and military officials said.

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  3. MidwiferyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

    ... in the Old Testament: Exodus, Chapter 1. The Bible describes how the children of Israel (Hebrews) were enslaved in Egypt and they multiplied greatly. The Egyptians became fearful of the potential power of so many Hebrews. Pharaoh, therefore, ...

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  4. Jihadi Attacks on Egyptians Grow FiercerRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Two years after President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi led a military takeover promising to restore order and security in Egypt, he faces a rising jihadi insurgency that has shaken the stability of this most populous Arab state, a key ally of the United States. Just two days after militants assassinated Egypt's top prosecutor on a Cairo street, the military on Wednesday called in F-16 war planes and helicopters to beat back a coordinated assault in Northern Sinai by a jihadi group affiliated with the Islamic State.

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  5. Islamic State claims responsibility for fatal Sinai Peninsula attackRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: The so-called Islamic State has claim responsibility for a deadly attack on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula that is believed to have killed around 20 Egyptian soldiers, with the army claiming they killed more than 100 militants in retaliation. Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill prepared this report.

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  6. Muslim Brotherhood tells Egyptians to revolt against 'butcher' presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... Egyptian police, prominent attorney Nasser Al Hafee, head of the committee for legal affairs "To the proud people of Egypt," the group wrote in its statement, "This unjust tyrant has done his worst. Rise in revolt to defend your homeland, your lives ...

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  7. PM: Sinai bloodbath a sign terrorism 'knocking on Israel's borders'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visit Israeli soldier Liron Israeli, who was injured when stabbed by a Palestinian woman, at the Hadassah Hospital on July 1, 2015. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday offered his condolences to Egypt after a string of brazen assaults by Islamic State-affiliated gunmen killed at least 70 Egyptians, mostly soldiers and police.

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  8. The Cheapest (and Most Expensive) Cities to Drink a BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Men's Journal

    ... the most per capita annually on beer at $1,542, with Sydney, Australia coming in as a close second with $1,331. Cairo, Egypt spent the least on beer at $25 annual spend per capita. The city that consumed the most beer was Bucharest, Romania, with an ...

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  9. MIDEAST Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | UAport

    Fifty killed in North Sinai attacks claimed by ISIL ISMAILIA/CAIRO, Egypt - Reuters AP photo Syrian Kurds say thwart big ISIL attack on border town US rules out northern Syria buffer zone In photos: Fleeing ISIL for Europe, Yazidis stuck in Turkey Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on July 1 in

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  10. Amid Warnings of Famine, Yemeni Civilians Trapped Inside Conflict with No End in SightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Democracy Now

    ... it to us here on Democracy Now! , both in Sana'a and here in New York. Sharif Abdel Kouddous heads back to Cairo, Egypt, now. Thanks for being with us, Democracy Now! correspondent based in Egypt's capital, recently reported from Yemen. We'll link ...

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  11. Egypt's Power Struggle Intensifies with Killing of Prosecutor Behind Mass Jailings of IslamistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Democracy Now

    Egypt's public prosecutor has been killed in a bomb attack in Cairo. Hisham Barakat died in hospital Monday after a remote bomb detonated next to his car outside his home as he drove to work.

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  12. Comic of the Day: We know what consent isRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Feministing

    ... examines U.S. foreign policy. Mahroh's previous research on immigration detention in Washington, DC and work in Cairo, Egypt has focused on the ways in which American militarization, racism, and sexual violence impact non-white communities ...

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  13. Massive assault on Egypt army in Sinai kills 53 troopsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Tuesday, May 12, 2013 file photo, Egyptian Army soldiers patrol in an armored vehicle backed by a helicopter gunship during a sweep through villages in Sheikh Zuweyid, north Sinai, Egypt. Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least tens of soldiers, security and military officials said.

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  14. Defiant tourists: Tunisia still safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WKBT

    The June 26 beach resort massacre in Tunisia will deal a massive blow to the country's tourism industry, but while many visitors have chosen to switch or cut short their travel plans, there are others who insist on staying. Deserted sands in front of the Riu Imperial Marhaba hotel, where at least 38 mainly British people were killed, convey the grief and horror experienced in the wake of the incident.

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  15. US police killed more people in 3 months than Egyptian police killed in the past yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | LA Daily News

    Over the last 12 months - the first year of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's rule - the Egyptian police have been responsible for 272 deaths, according to a Cairo-based NGO. Egypt's military government has been engaged in a crackdown on political opponents since it toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 in a military coup that was backed by protests.

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  16. Salam expresses solidarity with EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam Wednesday expressed solidarity with Egypt after a militant attack on the Egyptian army in Sinai killed 50 soldiers. "We declare our solidarity with Egypt and its people in this sad moment, and we affirm our confidence in the ability of the Egyptians people, army and leadership to overcome this ordeal and bring peace and security back to Egypt and its [neighboring countries]," Salam said in a statement.

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  17. Militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 50Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 50 soldiers, security and military officials said. The coordinated morning assaults in Sinai came a day after Egypt's president pledged to step up the battle against Islamic militants and two days after the country's state prosecutor was assassinated in the capital, Cairo.

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  18. ISIS Threatens To Topple Hamas In GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Switched

    ... Deemed a terrorist group by Israel, the United States and the European Union, and viewed by neighboring Arab power Egypt as a regional security threat, Hamas's struggle against Islamic State-linked jihadis has not won sympathy abroad. Israel's ...

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  19. Tutankhamun's housewarming delayed over fund crunchRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... museum faced crisis," Damaty said, adding that talks were being held over an additional $400 million Japanese loan. Egypt has been rocked by political upheaval and deadly violence since the 2011 protests that brought down longtime president Hosni ...

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  20. The Latest: Egypt officials say 38 killed, 54 hurt in SinaiRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Military forces look at a helicopter carrying Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi for the funeral of Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat, killed in a bomb attack a day earlier, outside the Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Heavy security forces deployed across the Egyptian capital for the burial of Barakat, the top judicial official in charge of overseeing prosecution of thousands of Islamists.

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