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News on Egypt continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Egypt court says 'devil guided' Peter Greste

Cairo: The Egyptian court that jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and two other Al-Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists says "the devil guided" the group to spread false news defaming the country.

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5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Worse may yet lie ahead

Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Africa

10 hrs ago | State Department

Public Schedule: July 22 - Tuesday

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Cairo, Egypt. He is accompanied by Acting Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Frank Lowenstein, NSC Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa Prem Kumar, Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS, and Spokesperson Jen Psaki.

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14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Israel to finish Gaza tunnels assault before truce: Livni

Israel will not halt its fire in Gaza until it finishes an operation aimed at destroying tunnels used by militants for cross-border attacks, a senior minister said on Tuesday.

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18 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

The origins of war

The 59 skeletons were found in 1964, lying together in a gravesite beside the Nile near what is now the Egyptian-Sudanese border.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Gaza crisis: Kerry rushes to Cairo, but does he have a strategy?

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to reporters as he meets with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Cairo, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt Today

Ramadan Around Egypt

Ramadan in Cairo has a magical atmosphere, with the murmur of late-night prayers, strings of colorful lights decorating houses and mosques, children carrying exquisite candle-lit fawanees and, of course, trays upon trays of yummy Oriental sweets.

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Foreign Policy

The Last Great Myth About Egypt

Cairo has never been a mediator between Israel and Palestine -- and today's regime actually benefits from the Gaza invasion.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Hamas (Palestine)

Hollywood Reporter

Tom Hanks Concludes Egyptian Shoot for 'A Hologram for the King'

The Oscar-winning actor had been filming scenes for the upcoming film in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada, having arrived in the country last week.

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Egypt Today

Displaced in Egypt

In the garden of Imbaba's Swiss Club, a young Syrian girl climbed on stage and proclaimed to the crowd, "Even though I speak Arabic, no one here understands me."

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, South Sudan

CNN

Hurghada on the Read Sea

Hurghada is located on the Read Sea and it is third largest city on Egyptian Read Sea region.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Making Change

It was another testy day in the post-revolution Cairo of 2012, with protestors and police crowding streets that threatened to erupt into violence.

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GretaWire

Secretary of State John Kerry plans - click

Secretary Kerry will travel to Cairo, Egypt on July 21 to meet with Egyptian and other senior officials on the situation in Gaza.

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Magic City Morning Star

The Palestinian issue in perspective

The Hamas-Israel war is a test of Israel's power-projection and posture of deterrence, which directly impacts the national security of Jordan and other pro-US Arab countries.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Africa, Muslim Brotherhood, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Fort Morgan Times

Birth Announcement

Angel Mateo Lechuga, a boy, was born on July 5, to Jessica N. Rivera and Angel R. Lechuga Jr. of Fort Morgan.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Independent.ie

Flanagan tells Egyptians to free jailed Irish student

New Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has personally contacted the Egyptian government to demand the release of an Irish teenager who has been locked up in one of Cairo 's toughest prisons for almost a year.

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AllAfrica.com

Egypt: Denmark Lifts Travel Ban On Cairo and Sharm Al-Sheikh

Denmark has modified its travel alert to Egypt and lifted the travel ban on Cairo, Alexandria, and Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt's Tourism Ministry said on Friday.

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Free Republic

Gunmen kill 21 Egyptian soldiers in checkpoint attack

Egypt's military said militants firing machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guards checkpoint Saturday, killing 21 soldiers in one of the biggest assaults since Islamist president Mohamed Morsi's ouster.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Officials: Gunmen kill at least 15 Egypt troops

At least 15 Egyptian border guard troops were killed in an attack Saturday by gunmen using rocket-propelled grenades in the country's western desert, security officials said.

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The Modesto Bee

Tom Hanks in Egypt to film 'Hologram for the King'

MENA reported Saturday that Hanks will film scenes for "A Hologram for the King" in diving areas off the coast.

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