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Egypt: 'World's heaviest woman' loses half her weight after surgery

Earlier in March this year, the Hindustan Times reported that Eman had been put on a liquid diet that contains proteins and dietary fibers leading to the loss of 100kg since she underwent surgery in F

Earlier in March this year, the Hindustan Times reported that Eman had been put on a liquid diet that contains proteins and dietary fibers leading to the loss of 100kg since she underwent surgery in F

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End to tourism drought in sight as Egypt discovers new tomb

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…

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3,000-year-old judge discovered in Egypt

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a tomb near an ancient court room, estimated to be over 3,000 years old.

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a tomb near an ancient court room, estimated to be over 3,000 years old.

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Tight security for Easter at Egypt's Christian churches

Easter means tight security for the Christian minority in Egypt, who are marking the occasion in sombre mood after last week’s murderous attacks on Coptic…

Easter means tight security for the Christian minority in Egypt, who are marking the occasion in sombre mood after last week’s murderous attacks on Coptic…

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Anger mounts as Copts gather for Egypt funerals

Many say the police have not stepped up efforts to protect them, despite warnings of an attack. ahead of Sunday's twin church bombings.

Many say the police have not stepped up efforts to protect them, despite warnings of an attack. ahead of Sunday's twin church bombings.

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CCTV footage shows church explosion

A closed-circuit television video released by Egypt’s Interior Ministry shows the dramatic moment an ISIS suicide bomber approached and blew up Saint Mark’s Cathedral, a Coptic church in…

A closed-circuit television video released by Egypt’s Interior Ministry shows the dramatic moment an ISIS suicide bomber approached and blew up Saint Mark’s Cathedral, a Coptic church in…

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Defiant President al-Sisi calls for national unity

Hours after the two blasts against Coptic churches, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made a defiant speech calling for national unity.

Hours after the two blasts against Coptic churches, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made a defiant speech calling for national unity.

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Pope offers condolences after Christian bloodshed in Egypt

Pope Francis has condemned Sunday’s violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, where deadly double attacks are sure to raise security concerns over his own forthcoming trip to the…

Pope Francis has condemned Sunday’s violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, where deadly double attacks are sure to raise security concerns over his own forthcoming trip to the…

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Dozens dead as ISIL attacks Coptic Christians in Egypt

ISIL says it was behind two bomb blasts that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Sunday, as they marked Palm Sunday ahead of Easter.

ISIL says it was behind two bomb blasts that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Sunday, as they marked Palm Sunday ahead of Easter.

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Egypt: Coptic Church bombs hit Tanta and Alexandria

Hours after Sunday’s church bombing in Egypt’s northern city of Tanta, came another blast in front of a Christian church in Alexandria.

Hours after Sunday’s church bombing in Egypt’s northern city of Tanta, came another blast in front of a Christian church in Alexandria.

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Egypt: ISIL claims deadly attacks on Coptic Christians

At least 25 people are reported dead and dozens more were injured on Sunday in an explosion at a Coptic Christian Church in Egypt’s northern Nile Delta city of…

At least 25 people are reported dead and dozens more were injured on Sunday in an explosion at a Coptic Christian Church in Egypt’s northern Nile Delta city of…

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Al-Sisi: no longer a pariah in Washington

No longer a pariah in Washington: Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made his first visit to the White House since being elected in 2014.

No longer a pariah in Washington: Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made his first visit to the White House since being elected in 2014.

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Ten Egyptian troops killed by bombs during Sinai fighting

Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed by bombs which struck their vehicles in central Sinai, a military spokesman said on Thursday, during an operation targeting what the army described a

Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed by bombs which struck their vehicles in central Sinai, a military spokesman said on Thursday, during an operation targeting what the army described a

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Egyptian military to print high school exam papers to curb leakage

After last year's national high school examination leakage, Egypt's education ministry is proposing to use the military to strengthen efforts in preventing exam malpractices.

After last year's national high school examination leakage, Egypt's education ministry is proposing to use the military to strengthen efforts in preventing exam malpractices.

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Egypt: bust of ancient Pharaoh lifted from slum

A bust of a statue believed to depict one of Egypt’s most famous rulers has been lifted out of a Cairo slum.

A bust of a statue believed to depict one of Egypt’s most famous rulers has been lifted out of a Cairo slum.

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Egyptian who is world's heaviest woman loses 100kg in 3 weeks

She was admitted to the Indian hospital in February after a Mumbai-based surgeon, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, raised funds to have her flown over for treatment.

She was admitted to the Indian hospital in February after a Mumbai-based surgeon, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, raised funds to have her flown over for treatment.

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Merkel offers Egypt help in stemming migration to Europe

Angela Merkel has sought to help Egypt in tackling migration to Europe as the German Chancellor visited the country ahead of a trip to Tunisia.

Angela Merkel has sought to help Egypt in tackling migration to Europe as the German Chancellor visited the country ahead of a trip to Tunisia.

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Egypt appeals court finds Mubarak not guilty over protester deaths

There was euphoria among a handful of Hosni Mubarak’s supporters in a Cairo court on Thursday, as Egypt’s former president was definitively cleared of involvement in the killing of protesters during t

There was euphoria among a handful of Hosni Mubarak’s supporters in a Cairo court on Thursday, as Egypt’s former president was definitively cleared of involvement in the killing of protesters during t

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Ex-CIA officer avoids extradition to Italy in "rendition" case

A former CIA officer convicted of involvement in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Italy has been released by authorities in Lisbon after winning a last minute reprieve from…

A former CIA officer convicted of involvement in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Italy has been released by authorities in Lisbon after winning a last minute reprieve from…

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Egypt upholds death sentences over football stadium violence

Egypt’s top court has upheld death sentences for ten men convicted for their roles in the country’s worst football related violence.

Egypt’s top court has upheld death sentences for ten men convicted for their roles in the country’s worst football related violence.

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Egypt's long road to economic recovery

Five years on from the revolution that saw the fall of the Mubarak regime, and Egypt is still on its knees.

Five years on from the revolution that saw the fall of the Mubarak regime, and Egypt is still on its knees.