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Egypt says police kill 5 militants near Cairo

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:38:55 GMT2017-12-18T16:38:55Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt says police have killed five suspected militants in a shootout just outside Cairo....

Egypt reopens ancient library in Sinai after renovations

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:08:13 GMT2017-12-16T19:08:13Z

ST. CATHERINE'S, Egypt (AP) -- Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai....

Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flights

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:50:42 GMT2017-12-14T14:50:42Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian Aviation Ministry officials say a security protocol is soon to be signed with Russia to prepare for the resumption of Russian flights to Egypt after more than a two-year hiatus....

Egypt activist sentenced to 3 years for government criticism

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:51:27 GMT2017-12-14T12:51:27Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian lawyers say a prominent activist and opposition figure has been sentenced to three years over his criticism of the government's decision to transfer control over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia....

Watchdog: Egypt remains among worst jailers of journalists

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:40:13 GMT2017-12-13T16:40:13Z

CAIRO (AP) -- The Committee to Protect Journalists says the international community has failed to pressure the world's "worst" jailers of journalists, including Egypt, to improve press freedom conditions....