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Erdogan said Ankara seeks to 'restore… historic relations' with Cairo 'not as enemies but as friends'.

At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

Egypt executes nine over 2013 police station storming

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Egypt executes nine over 2013 police station storming

Egyptian authorities executed nine people Monday over the storming of a police station in 2013 in which 13 policemen were killed, a security source said.

Egypt's Brotherhood mulls elections in exile amid internal dissent

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Egypt's Brotherhood mulls elections in exile amid internal dissent

The acting leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Ibrahim Munir, is reportedly planning elections to the movement's governing body, despite ...

UAE strongman Mohammad bin Zayed to visit Cairo: reports

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UAE strongman Mohammad bin Zayed to visit Cairo: reports

The UAE's de facto ruler, Mohammed bin Zayed, plans to visit Cairo to discuss Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam amid tension in Egyptian-Emirati ...

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Egypt to release hundreds of prisoners ‘including Brotherhood members’

Egyptian authorities will release 1,686 prisoners to mark Ramadan, including members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement, according to reports.

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Erdogan's party extends new olive branch to Egypt

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

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Egypt killed three suspects in jihadist murder of Copt

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

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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 ...

Egyptian cleric Qaradawi tests positive for Covid-19

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Egyptian cleric Qaradawi tests positive for Covid-19

The news came on the Doha-based cleric's official twitter account. He is reportedly in a good condition and receiving medical care.

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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.

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

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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 ...

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life: state media

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Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life: state media

Mahmoud Ezzat, a senior leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was sentenced to life in an Egyptian prison on terror charges.

Egypt's commerce reputation survives Suez blockage: analysts

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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 offers assistance to Egypt in Suez blockage

Ankara offered this gesture after the two countries restored ties earlier in March, following years of sour relations.

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How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and ...

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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.

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