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'Clash': Egyptian nail-biter is Egypt's Oscar entry

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

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Four people smugglers arrested in Egypt after migrant boat capsizes

Four suspected people smugglers have been arrested in Egypt after at least 42 people were killed when a boat carrying hundreds of African migrants capsized off the Egyptian…

Four suspected people smugglers have been arrested in Egypt after at least 42 people were killed when a boat carrying hundreds of African migrants capsized off the Egyptian…

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Tragedy at sea as another migrant boat sinks in the Med

At least 43 people have been killed and scores more are missing after a boat carrying almost 600 migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt.

At least 43 people have been killed and scores more are missing after a boat carrying almost 600 migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt.

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The difficult task of securing Egypt's financial future

Egypt's $12 billion (10.7 billion euro) loan from the International Monetary Fund dominated a major conference in Cairo on the country's financial future.

Egypt's $12 billion (10.7 billion euro) loan from the International Monetary Fund dominated a major conference in Cairo on the country's financial future.

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Egypt to sharpen laws against Female Genital Mutilation

Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years

Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years

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Egyptian boy travels alone to Italy to 'save' his sick young brother

Ahmed Mahmoud, a thirteen-year-old boy, has travelled alone from his hometown in Egypt to seek medical treatment for his little brother who suffers from the blood disorder…

Ahmed Mahmoud, a thirteen-year-old boy, has travelled alone from his hometown in Egypt to seek medical treatment for his little brother who suffers from the blood disorder…

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Egyptian judoka sent home from Rio Olympics

Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.

Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.

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Egypt: A champion prepares for the Paralympic Games

Ibrahim Hamato was 10 years old when he lost his arms in a train accident, despite that he has become a champion table tennis player and helped change the perception of disabled people in…

Ibrahim Hamato was 10 years old when he lost his arms in a train accident, despite that he has become a champion table tennis player and helped change the perception of disabled people in…

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Egypt sees stability for its economy with IMF loans

As Egypt says it is close to agreeing loans from the International Monetary Fund that it hopes will restore confidence in its struggling economy, Euronews talks to experts and ordinary Egyptians.

As Egypt says it is close to agreeing loans from the International Monetary Fund that it hopes will restore confidence in its struggling economy, Euronews talks to experts and ordinary Egyptians.

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Amnesty International report claims human rights abuses in Egypt include kidnapping and torture

A report from Amnesty International has turned the focus on alleged kidnapping and torture in Egypt of hundreds of students, political activists, protesters and even young teenagers during the past th

A report from Amnesty International has turned the focus on alleged kidnapping and torture in Egypt of hundreds of students, political activists, protesters and even young teenagers during the past th

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Egypt court gives Mursi another life sentence over spying case

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi has been given another life sentence after a court in Cairo found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi has been given another life sentence after a court in Cairo found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.

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Egyptair MS804: second flight recorder found

The two black boxes are crucial to explaining what went wrong on the Airbus A320 which crashed early on May 19 on its way from Paris to Cairo.

The two black boxes are crucial to explaining what went wrong on the Airbus A320 which crashed early on May 19 on its way from Paris to Cairo.

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Black box recovered from wreckage of EgyptAir plane crash

The cockpit voice recorder from crashed EgyptAir flight 804 has been found, according to the Egyptian investigation committee.

The cockpit voice recorder from crashed EgyptAir flight 804 has been found, according to the Egyptian investigation committee.

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Signals picked up in Mediterranean could be doomed MS804's black box

A French naval search vessel has picked up signals that could be emanating from one of EqyptAir flight MS804’s black boxes, according to an Egyptian…

A French naval search vessel has picked up signals that could be emanating from one of EqyptAir flight MS804’s black boxes, according to an Egyptian…

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Egyptian court hands down life sentences to 36 Islamists

An Egyptian court has sentenced 36 Islamists, including a top leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, to life imprisonment.

An Egyptian court has sentenced 36 Islamists, including a top leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, to life imprisonment.

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Search teams detect signal from crashed EgyptAir flight 804

Reports in Egypt’s Al Ahram newspaper say an emergency locator (ELT) signal from the wreckage of EgyptAir flight 804 has been detected by…

Reports in Egypt’s Al Ahram newspaper say an emergency locator (ELT) signal from the wreckage of EgyptAir flight 804 has been detected by…

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Ecumenical meeting at the Vatican

Pope Francis meets the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the highest ranking imam in Egypt, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis meets the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the highest ranking imam in Egypt, at the Vatican.

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EgyptAir crash: suggestions of explosion on board 'mere assumptions' - official

Egypt’s Head of Forensics and the Justice Ministry have denied reports that the initial investigation into last week’s EgyptAir crash points to an explosion on…

Egypt’s Head of Forensics and the Justice Ministry have denied reports that the initial investigation into last week’s EgyptAir crash points to an explosion on…

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Missing EgyptAir flight made no "swerves" before crashing - Cairo

The EgyptAir flight that plunged into the Mediterranean Sea last week did not made sudden swerves or turns before crashing, according to an Egyptian air navigation…

The EgyptAir flight that plunged into the Mediterranean Sea last week did not made sudden swerves or turns before crashing, according to an Egyptian air navigation…

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Blacks boxes hold the keys to unlock EgyptAir mystery

The search for the fuselage and the black box recorders of the downed EgyptAir flight MS804 is the number one priority for the air crash investigators.

The search for the fuselage and the black box recorders of the downed EgyptAir flight MS804 is the number one priority for the air crash investigators.

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Family and friends remember Egyptair flight attendant Yara Hani Tawfik

Hundreds of family and friends gathered at a church in Cairo to bid farewell to Egyptair flight attendant Yara Hani Tawfik, just one of the 66 people on board the plane which crashed in the…

Hundreds of family and friends gathered at a church in Cairo to bid farewell to Egyptair flight attendant Yara Hani Tawfik, just one of the 66 people on board the plane which crashed in the…