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Social media was flooded with tributes to Mohammed Mashally, an Egyptian doctor who dedicated his career to providing free medical care for those who couldn't afford it.

Manar Samy has been released on bail, suspending her three-year prison sentence for posting dance videos on TikTok, which led her to be charged with 'spreading debauchery'

Egyptian writer Mohamed Hashem arrested over sexual assault allegations

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Egyptian writer Mohamed Hashem arrested over sexual assault allegations

Amid Egypt's growing #MeToo movement, prominent writer Mohamed Hashem was arrested after a poet accused him of sexually assaulting her last year.

Death no. 1005: Shady Habash

Ahmed Mefreh

Death no. 1005: Shady Habash

Comment: Appalling detention conditions and deliberate medical negligence are killing thousands in Egyptian jails, writes Ahmed Mefreh.

Egyptian killed after inspector forces him off moving train

Amr Salahi

Egyptian killed after inspector forces him off moving train

A young man has been killed after being forced to jump off a moving train by a ticket inspector, in a case that has generated great public anger ...

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Egypt condemns 17 to death for IS church attacks

An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced 17 people to death over a series of suicide bombings of churches claimed by the Islamic State group that left dozens dead.

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Egypt police arrest six over failed church attack

Egyptian police arrested six men over an attempted attack on a church near Cairo.

Uri Levy

Pyramids FC: Meet Cairo's new mega-club

How can a brand new Egyptian team be in the same spending leagues as AC Milan, Marseille, Porto and a host of Chinese clubs? Meet Pyramids FC...

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Egypt Christian family feeds hundreds of Muslims during Ramadan

A Christian Egyptian family is organising daily feasts for hundreds Muslims marking the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from dawn to ...

Sinai military operations to end 'as soon as possible'

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Sinai military operations to end 'as soon as possible'

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi promised Sinai residents that the military offensive which has left nearly 420,000 residents in need of ...

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Sinai militant leader killed, says Egypt army

The leader of the Sinai branch of Islamic State, Nasser Abu Zaqul, was killed after a gunfight, the Egypt military said.

Egypt sentences 36 to death for Coptic church bombings

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Egypt sentences 36 to death for Coptic church bombings

A string of bomb attacks on Coptic churches in Cairo, Alexandria and the Nile Delta city of Tanta between 2016 and 2017 killed more ...

Egyptian literary pioneer Ahmed Khaled Tawfik passes away

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Egyptian literary pioneer Ahmed Khaled Tawfik passes away

Egyptian novelist Ahmed Khaled Tawfik has died aged 55, a writer with a vision who transformed contemporary Arab literature.

Egypt's Alexandria bombing an 'assassination attempt' Egypt's Alexandria bombing an 'assassination attempt'

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Egypt's Alexandria bombing an 'assassination attempt'

Saturday's bomb blast in Alexandria is being labelled as an 'assassination attempt' of the city's security chief, as authorities call for an ...

Policeman dead in pre-election bombing in Egypt's Alexandria

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Policeman dead in pre-election bombing in Egypt's Alexandria

At least one person has been killed and several more injured as a car bomb exploded in Alexandria, near the convoy of the city's security chief ...

Wasan Abu Baker

Palestinian women between occupation and the dream of freedom

Blog: The stories of five Palestinian women fighting the occupation in unique ways

Jo Schietti

Rising 'terrorist threat' in Egypt's Western Desert

In-depth: A new surge in militancy is emerging in Egypt's west, with the army already struggling to cope with an insurgency in the eastern Sinai ...

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Egypt police foil church bombing, arrest extremist cell

Egyptian police said on Saturday they had foiled a church bombing by detaining a cell of would-be attackers who had planned to target Alexandria.

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Egypt's Sisi declares three-month extension of state of emergency

Egypt's president has ordered a three-month extension of a state of emergency declared after twin church bombings in April.

Egyptian Christians organise Iftar meals for Muslim neighbours

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Egyptian Christians organise Iftar meals for Muslim neighbours

Coptic Christians have organised daily meals for their Muslim neighbours in Cairo during Ramadan, a show of communal solidarity in the wake of ...

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US diplomats banned from visiting religious sites outside Cairo

The US Embassy in Egypt warned its personnel against visiting religious sites outside the greater Cairo area, citing terror attacks in a ...

Egypt to continue Libya airstrikes after Coptic Christian massacre

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Egypt to continue Libya airstrikes after Coptic Christian massacre

Egypt's military said Monday that it plans to press ahead with military operations against terrorist training camps in Libya after the Islamic ...

Egypt's Islamic foundation cancels Ramadan celebrations following IS attack Egypt's Islamic foundation cancels Ramadan celebrations following IS attack

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Egypt's Islamic foundation cancels Ramadan celebrations following IS attack

The Egyptian state body responsible for issuing Islamic advisory opinions cancelled its annual Ramadan month celebrations after an attack on ...

Dozens of Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack Dozens of Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack

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Dozens of Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack

Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, killing at least 28 and injuring dozens more, a local official said.

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