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Bulant Turan, the parliamentary leader of Erdogan's AKP party, said a motion will be presented to the parliament speaker's officer 'to establish a friendship group' between Turkey and Egypt.

Egypt's interior ministry said Monday it killed three "terrorist elements" in the Sinai Peninsula.

IS-linked Egypt group claims execution of Copt, 2 others

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IS-linked Egypt group claims execution of Copt, 2 others

An Islamic State-affiliated group claimed the execution of a Coptic Christian and two tribesmen in Egypt's restive Sinai, in a video posted on its Telegram channel.

Turkey and Egypt to hold 'normalisation' talks: foreign minister

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Turkey and Egypt to hold 'normalisation' talks: foreign minister

Turkey and Egypt cut off relations in 2013, after the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi was overthrown as Egyptian president.

Turkey hails 'new era' with Egypt after tensions

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Turkey hails 'new era' with Egypt after tensions

Turkey and Egypt are reigniting their relationship after a period apart which started with the overthrow of the Mohamed Morsi.

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

As I Want: The abused survivors of Egypt's revolution

Film Review: Premiered in the 2021 Berlin Film Festival, Samaher Al Qadi's latest feature, a biographical documentary, explores the series of sexual assaults that occurred throughout Egypt's 2013 uprisings.

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Egypt's commerce reputation survives Suez blockage: analysts

Despite the blocking of the famed Suez Canal, the waterway remains a vital passage for ships and cargo.

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Turkey-based Egyptian media told to 'tone down' Sisi attacks

Turkey has asked Egyptian media based in its country to 'tone down' criticism of Sisi as Ankara tries to mend ties with Egypt.

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Amnesty International denounces Sanaa Seif prison sentence

Amnesty International called the sentencing of Egyptian political activist Sanaa Seif "another crushing blow" to freedom of expression in the ...

Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif jailed for 1.5 years

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Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif jailed for 1.5 years

Seif was arrested last year after traveling to the notorious Tora prison to deliver a letter to her jailed brother.

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12,300 Sinai buildings razed by Egypt army: HRW

Human Rights Watch have razed thousands of buildings in the Sinai Peninsula, actions that could amount to war crimes.

Egypt: Turkish 'words not enough' to restore full ties

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Egypt: Turkish 'words not enough' to restore full ties

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry acknowledged that diplomatic contact had been established with Turkey but warned full ties would depend ...

Egypt fiercely rejects criticism of human rights record

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Egypt fiercely rejects criticism of human rights record

Egypt's parliament urged the 31 countries "not to install themselves as guardians of Egypt" and to refrain from "politicising human rights ...

Footballer Aboutrika to remain on Egyptian ‘terror’ list

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Footballer Aboutrika to remain on Egyptian ‘terror’ list

Egypt's government has accused the iconic footballer of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, which Aboutrika denies.

EU halts sanctions against family of Egypt's Hosni Mubarak

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EU halts sanctions against family of Egypt's Hosni Mubarak

The EU announced that it was ending sanctions against the family of former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak and others.

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Egypt's terror law use against critics slammed at UN

Dozens of countries demanded at the UN for Egypt to stop using anti-terrorism laws to muzzle critics and even keep them in pre-trial detention indefinitely.

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Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

The Turkish foreign minister has announced that Turkey and Egypt have had their first diplomatic contacts since breaking off relations in 2013

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Turkey and Egypt could negotiate maritime demarcation

Turkey and Egypt could negotiate a maritime demarcation agreement in the eastern Mediterranean if ties warm between the two countries.

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For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

Family members of Egyptian activists now living abroad are being targeted by security forces and arrested on vague charges, as an effort by ...

Egypt's political prisoners 'denied fruit, bread' during family visits

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Egypt's political prisoners 'denied fruit, bread' during family visits

Political prisoners in Egypt have been prohibited from receiving specific food, including fruits and bread, from their visiting families, ...

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In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring, Sisi rules Egypt with an iron fist. Under the guise of fighting terrorism, civil society has faced an ...

US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

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US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

The missile sale comes despite hopes of a tougher stance on Egyptian President Sisi from the Biden administration.

Al-Jazeera journalist returns home after four-years in Egypt prison

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Al-Jazeera journalist returns home after four-years in Egypt prison

Mahmoud Hussein was detained at Cairo airport in 2016 when he arrived on a family vacation from Doha. On Saturday, he returned to his home after ...

Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail: security

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Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail: security

There had been repeated calls for his release, including from human rights watchdog Amnesty International, after a Cairo prosecutor in May 2019 ...

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