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    Egypt's al-azhar university overturns expulsion of female student over hug

    Egypt’s Al-Azhar university on Monday overturned a decision to expel a female student who was filmed hugging a male colleague, after the country’s top Muslim cleric intervened in her favour.

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    'Saudi, Egypt pushing Arab countries to trade with Israel'

    Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi have been working together to persuade other Arab leaders to establish close trade ties with Israel.

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    Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 protest

    An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death, including top leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in protest.

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    Hundreds of Egyptian Hajj pilgrims ‘poisoned’ in Saudi Arabia

    The head of the Egyptian Hajj delegation, Major General Amr Lutfy, announced on Thursday that 118 pilgrims from Egypt had been struck by an unknown "poisoning" epidemic in their hotel.

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    Egypt's World Cup hopes collapse in loss to Russia

    Egypt's World Cup dream has gone completely off the track after yet another loss, this time to the tournament's host Russia. The most important day in Egyptian football history ended with a bitter 3-1.

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    World Cup boost for Egypt as Mohamed Salah "is ready to play against Russia"

    Mohamed Salah is a looming obstacle as Russia attempt to virtually secure their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.

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    Egypt in rare unity over love for Salah

    When Mohamed Salah went down clutching his left shoulder following a tangle with Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos less than 30 minutes into a dramatic Champions League final, the entire population of Egypt.

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    Cannes 2018: The year Middle Eastern cinema made its mark

    The selection of films at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, running from 8-19 May, is the talk of the town. The word in film industry circles is that Middle Eastern cinema has finally arrived.

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    Saudi donates piece of land to Egyptian footballer Salah

    MAKKAH — A Saudi businessman's gesture of donating a piece of land to the famous Egyptian soccer player, Mohammed Salah, has stirred a lot of controversy.

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    Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with about 92 percent of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday, with just over 40.

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    Egypt’s Morsi faces slow death from torture

    Dr Maha Azzam, President of the Egyptian Revolutionary Council, told MEMO today that the denial of medication to Dr Morsi constitutes a form of torture and urged the.

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    Grand Mufti of Al-Azhar says only state can declare jihad

    Grand Mufti of Al-Azhar University in Egypt Dr Shawki Ibrahim said on Wednesday that only courts could declare a person infidel while the state was the only authority to declare jihad.

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    Egypt to buy $15bn worth natural gas from Israel

    Egypt will purchase $15bn worth of natural gas from Israel. The deal which one analyst called a "coup for Israel will bring "billions of dollars to Israeli coffers". 

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    Israel to supply Egypt with $15bn of natural gas over next decade

    According to the agreement signed on Monday, Israeli company Delek Drilling and Texas-based Noble Energy will supply gas from Leviathan, Israel's largest field, and a second field.

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    Egyptians Urged to Boycott Sisi’s Elections After High-Profile Withdrawals

    Five Egyptian public figures, including two former presidential hopefuls, called on Sunday for voters to boycott the March presidential election after the withdrawal of all candidates but the.

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    Last major challenger to Egypt's President Sisi arrested

    Egypt's former chief of staff Sami Anan pulled out of the presidential race on Tuesday, after he was arrested for "incitement" only days after announcing his intention to run.

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    235 killed in attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai

    At least 155 people have been killed and dozens injured in a shooting attack and bombing at a mosque in the restive Sinai Peninsula, state TV says.

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    Raping women in ripped jeans is a 'national duty': Egyptian lawyer

    An Egyptian lawyer has sparked outrage after claiming that raping and sexually harassing women in revealing clothing is a "national duty".Nabih al-Wahsh, a well-known conservative lawyer, made the remarks.

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    Egypt court jails 50 policemen over strike

    An Egyptian court has jailed 50 policemen for three years after convicting them on charges related to a strike earlier this year, state media reported.

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    Egypt Sentences Eight Muslim Brotherhood Members To Death

    Egypt's court, on Monday, sentenced eight members of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to death, over an attack on a police station in Damanhour, Beheira, north of Cairo, state-run MENA news agency reported.

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    Egypt court votes against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia

    An Egyptian court has overruled a previous verdict authorizing the transfer of two strategic Egyptian islands to Saudi Arabia, something President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has agreed to in a controversial deal.

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    Egypt hit with protests as it hands over Islands to Saudi

    Egyptians continue to take to the streets against the parliament’s recent approval of a controversial plan to transfer the sovereignty of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, even after police arrested dozens of activist

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    Egypt's Sisi and Israeli PM held secret meeting in Cairo:Report

    A newly released report says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Isaac Herzog secretly travelled to Egypt last year to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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    Qatar must stop supporting Hamas, Brotherhood:Saudi FM

    Qatar must end its support for the Palestinian group Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood before ties with other Arab Gulf states could be restored, said Saudi Arabia's foreign minister.

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