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21 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Egypt plays down mediator role in Gaza conflict

CAIRO: Egypt urged Israel and the Hamas Wednesday to halt their escalating conflict but played down hopes of a Cairo-mediated truce.

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23 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

World Cup entangled with Mideast conflicts

In this Thirsday, June 19, 2014 file photo, Palestinians watch a World Cup football game on a wide screen on the beach of Gaza City.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, Qatar

Yesterday | AME Info

Hurghada Resort supports local economy through job creation

Hilton Hurghada Long Beach Resort is supporting the local economy by providing job opportunities for residents of surrounding communities following the staging of two recent job fairs in the area.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Merinews

Trade arrangement with India will boost business ties: Egyptian Ambassador

Egypt looks forward to enter into a trade arrangement with India to give a boost to two-way trade, said Khaled El-Bakly, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to India, in New Delhi yesterday.

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Globe and Mail

Is Egypt getting ready to free Canadian Mohamed Fahmy?

In this Thursday, May 5, 2014 file photo, Mohammed Fahmy, Canadian-Egyptian acting bureau chief of Al-Jazeera, appears in a defendant's cage at a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt.

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Hispanic Business

Cabinet Committee On Economic Policy Reviews Financial, Monetary Indicators

The committee allocated LE1.4 billion to develop the public transport network nationwide, and to add some 1200 new buses to service.

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American Reporter

Reporting: New MexicoNEW Mexico Cold Crisis in Its 6TH Day; Thousands Without Heat

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Religion, Islam, Muslim Brotherhood, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

Mon Jul 07, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Sinkhole opens up temple of doom

OH NO. Tourists are being treated to a surreal view as they raft down this popular river: three huge plane fuselages.

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Related Topix: World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Travel

The Daily Star

Egypt offers food discounts after fuel price increase

Egyptians gather at a petrol station on July 5, 2014 in Cairo as the government drastically raised fuel prices to tackle a bloated subsidy system.

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The Post-Standard

After 16 years on its own Central New York church finally gets a priest of its own

The tiny congregation of St. Mary & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church worships in a former Russian church, and in 16 years had never had a priest to call its own, until now.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, New York, World News, Africa, Albany, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Egypt leader wishes journalists weren't tried

CAIRO Egypt's president acknowledged for the first time that the heavy sentences handed down to three Al-Jazeera journalists had a "very negative" impact on his country's reputation, saying he wished they were never put on trial.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News, Mohamed Morsi

Bloomberg

El-Sisi Says Price Rises to Save Egypt From Debt Drowning

Egypt's president defended his decision to raise energy prices as the only way to save the nation from "drowning in debt," as Egyptians braced for a jump in the cost of other consumer goods .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mohamed Morsi, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Albany Times Union

Egypt president raises cigarette, alcohol prices

In this Monday, May 26, 2014 file photo, an Egyptian man smokes a cigarette by election campaign posters with Arabic that reads, "long live Egypt, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi," during the first day of a presidential election in Cairo, Egypt.

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Related Topix: World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health,

Sat Jul 05, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Egyptians Face Fuel Price Increase Amid Subsidy Cutback

Egyptians in Sohag queued up at a gas station to fill up before an increase in fuel prices was implemented on July 4. Photo: AP "Egyptians Face Fuel Price Increase Amid Subsidy Cutback" is categorized as "world".

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Mirror.co.uk

Holiday deals of the week: Bargains in the UK, European resorts, Egypt, Australia and Thailand

Five-star Luton Hoo Hotel in Bedfordshire was the backdrop for blockbuster film Four Weddings and a Funeral.

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Star-Telegram.com

Egypt premier defends steep energy price hike

Egypt's prime minister has defended his government's decision to introduce a steep rise in fuel prices, saying energy subsidies have over the past decade cost the treasury a staggering 687 billion pounds .

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National Public Radio

Egypt Premier Defends Steep Rise In Energy Prices

Egypt's prime minister on Saturday defended his government's decision to introduce a steep rise in fuel prices, saying energy subsidies have over the past decade cost the treasury a staggering 687 billion pounds that could have been used to bolster essential services.

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NewsOK.com

Egypt premier defends steep rise in energy prices

Egypt's prime minister on Saturday defended his government's decision to introduce a steep rise in fuel prices, saying energy subsidies have over the past decade cost the treasury a staggering 687 billion pounds that could have been used to bolster essential services.

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Al Bawaba

Egypt convicts, hands out more life sentences to Brotherhood members

Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets this week in protest of the oust of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi this time last year Thirty-seven out of 48 defendants accused of inciting violence and blocking the Qalyoub Highway last year were given life sentences Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Free Republic

King Mentuhotep II's chapel unearthed in Sohag

At the Arabet Abydos area in Sohag, where the large temple of King Seti I is located, an Egyptian excavation mission from the Ministry of Antiquities and Heritage stumbled upon a limestone ancient Egyptian chapel from the 11th Dynasty.

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