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NYT: Egypt Imposes Steep Fuel Price Increases

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 16:56:43 GMT
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This is the third time the government has increased fuel prices since austerity measures were announced in late 2015.


BBC Africas: World Cup: Russia v Egypt

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:49:08 GMT
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Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's World Cup game between Russia and Egypt.


BBC Africas: The surprise place where hijab can spell trouble

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 23:48:49 GMT
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Wearing the Islamic headscarf, or hijab, is getting more difficult for some women in Egypt.


CNN Top Stories: No 'secret chamber' in Tutankhamun's tomb

Mon, 07 May 2018 10:40:06 GMT
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A quest by Egyptian authorities to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun has ended with a frank admission -- that it doesn't exist.


The Guardian: No hidden rooms in Tutankhamun burial chamber, says Egypt

Sun, 06 May 2018 15:55:14 GMT
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Antiquities ministry says radar scans give conclusive evidence there are no hidden roomsEgypt's antiquities ministry has said new radar scans provide conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside King Tutankhamun's burial chamber.Mostafa Waziri, the secretary general of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, said an Italian team had conducted extensive studies with ground-penetrating radar that showed the tomb did not contain any hidden, manmade blocking walls, as was earlier suspected. Continue reading...


The Guardian: From Qatar's blockade, a bold, unexpected new vision is emerging

Sun, 06 May 2018 05:05:11 GMT
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Enforced isolation has given the emirate confidence to pursue a political and cultural rebootFor most of the past year the city-state of Qatar, the wealthiest peninsula on the planet, has been exploring the law of unintended consequences. The trigger for that came last June, when Qatar's closest neighbours, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE, escalated a simmering disquiet about the Gulf state's role in the region to implement a full land and air blockade.Overnight, planes and cargo ships heading for Qatar were diverted, all diplomatic links were cut and Qatar's sole land border, with Saudi Arabia, was closed. Even camels were not spared the politics – 12,000 Qatari animals were forcibly repatriated. Continue reading...


The Guardian: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, an Egyptian hero for the 21st century

Sat, 05 May 2018 23:02:04 GMT
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In Nagrig, the footballer's birthplace, his generosity and rise to fame are inspiring a generation of new sports starsThe village where Mohamed Salah grew up is a cluster of red-brick houses threaded together by dusty unpaved streets and surrounded by a shimmering sea of green fields. In its centre, Ahmed al-Masery sits in an empty coffee shop watching highlights on a tiny, wall-hung TV of his old friend playing for Liverpool against Roma. "I used to play football games on PlayStation with him back in the day," says the 35-year-old, gesturing at the screen.Back then, Salah would pick Liverpool to play video games with his friend.


BBC Africas: Ahly held at home as Rollers take early lead in Group A

Sat, 05 May 2018 11:35:01 GMT
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Township Rollers of Botswana take an early lead in Group A of the African Champions League as Egypt's Al Ahly are held at home by Esperance.


CNN Top Stories: Is this the man to spark Egypt's biggest party?

Tue, 01 May 2018 09:19:12 GMT
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Hamdi Noor likes to tell stories.


NYT: Breaking Down Cultural Barriers, One Goal at a Time

Wed, 02 May 2018 14:45:59 GMT
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Liverpool's Egyptian star Mohamed Salah has scored 43 goals in 48 games this season, carrying his team to the cusp of its first Champions League final in more than a decade.


The Guardian: Rain of terror: Egypt to crack down on 'fake' weather reports

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:33:05 GMT
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Meteorological association prepares draft law to ban unauthorised forecastsDonald Trump may routinely rail against the "fake news media", but Egypt is going one better by cracking down on "fake" weather reports. The head of the Egyptian Meteorological Association has said it is the only government body authorised to make predictions about the country's weather, and is preparing a draft law to ban unauthorised forecasts. Continue reading...


BBC World: Beauty standards: Egypt's curly hair comeback

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:30:12 GMT
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How social media is driving a curly hair comeback in Egypt.


The Guardian: Politics and pitfalls of pyramid selling | Letters

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 16:58:21 GMT
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Reader Charles Harris recalls a trip to Egypt and the dilemma of from whom to buy his "˜overpriced souvenir rubbish'Ruth Michaelson's anonymous tour guide rightly points out that Egypt's new anti-hawking law would target people "fighting to feed their families" (Egypt aims to protect tourism via "˜pester' fines, 25 April). I also wonder who exactly it aims to protect. A few years ago, I took a guided trip to Cairo with my wife and younger son. On the coach, we were emphatically warned not to buy overpriced souvenir rubbish from the street salesmen who would surround us as soon as we arrived. At Giza, then, we were amused to be shepherded straight into an official tourist shop selling"¦ overpriced souvenir rubbish.


The Guardian: Libyan general returns to Benghazi after death rumours

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 14:41:43 GMT
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Khalifa Haftar orders assault on Islamist-controlled areas after return from Paris hospitalDefying reports of an incapacitating stroke and even his death, the Libyan strongman General Khalifa Haftar has returned to Libya from hospital in Paris and ordered a fresh military assault on Islamist-controlled areas.Numerous sources has reported that Haftar, 75, had either died or suffered a stroke of such severity that his public career was at an end, prompting speculation that his chief backers, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and France, were locked in secret discussions over a successor likely to play a decisive role in Libya's future. Continue reading...


BBC Africas: 100 Women: 'Mo Salah is so important to Muslim children like mine'

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:39:43 GMT
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A British Muslim woman on what it means to have a role model for her children in Liverpool FC's "Egyptian King".


BBC Africas: Mohamed Salah: Not my decision to sell Egypt forward - Jose Mourinho

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 07:04:53 GMT
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Jose Mourinho says it was not his decision to sell Egypt forward Mohamed Salah when he was Chelsea manager.


BBC Africas: World Cup boost for Egypt and Mohamed Elneny

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:44:12 GMT
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that Mohamed Elneny should recover from an ankle injury to be available for Egypt's World Cup campaign.


CNN Top Stories: Liverpool legend Gerrard hails Salah as 'best in the world'

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:23:18 GMT
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Few superlatives have been left unused this season in describing the phenomenal Mo Salah, the mesmerizing forward Liverpool fans now refer to as the "Egyptian King.


NYT: Egyptian Military Court Sentences Sisi Critic to 5 Years in Prison

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:07:25 GMT
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Hisham Geneina, who once led Egypt's anticorruption agency, in Cairo in 2016. Now a critic of the president, Mr. Geneina was sentenced to five years in prison.


The Guardian: Egyptian parliament approves fine to stop tourists being pestered

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:08:26 GMT
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Law clamping down on people pushing services and trinkets aims to protect valuable but fragile tourism industry For some tourists at Egypt's renowned archeological sites, being hectored to buy pieces of parchment, a camel ride or an alabaster statue is all part of the experience. But the harassment might become a thing of the past, after parliament approved a law allowing authorities to fine up to EGP10,000 (about £405) anyone found to be pestering tourists "with the intention of begging or promoting, offering or selling a good or service". Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Mo Salah: A day in the life of the 'Egyptian King'

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:52:00 GMT
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BBC Africas: Mo Salah: The 'Egyptian king' inspiring the Arab world

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:12:21 GMT
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Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is the first Egyptian to win the PFA Player of the Year award.






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