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October 25, 2016

The statement came one day after approximately 70 thousand attended the African Champions League second leg final in the same coastal arena, in which Zamalek beat South Africa's Sundowns 1-0 but lost the title with a 3-1 aggregate result
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Egypt's sports minister Khaled Abdel-Aziz has announced that 75 thousand spectators will be allowed to attend the Egypt-Ghana World Cup qualifier on 13 November in Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium.
Journalists in Cairo protested earlier this year (AFP/File)
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Arrest comes in the midst of economic uncertainty and rising frustration.
The ambassador said he expects a "leading" newspaper as The Guardian to publish his response to their article. (AFP/File)
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Egypt's ambassador to London Nasser Kamel wrote a letter that was published by foreign ministry on Sunday, where he expressed his "astonishment" from the article, and refuted "some of [its] obvious and factual mistakes".

October 24, 2016

Michael performed in Cairo and spent three days touring the city. (File photo)
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He performed in Cairo and spent three days touring the city.
Does the threat of widespread protests justify the continued closure of Egyptian stadia?
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Egyptian general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s failed economic policies are prompting protests and widespread expressions of discontent.
Zamalek chairman Mortada Mansour
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Some Zamalek players wept tears of despair following the final whistle after missing out on the chance of delivering the Champions League triumph
Police photographed in Saudi Arabia (AFP/File)
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A video of soldiers dancing together was filmed during a joint training exercise.
Zamalek's striker Basem Morsy reacts after losing the CAF Champions League football competition following the final match against South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns on October 23, 2016 at the Borg el-Arab Stadium near Alexandria.
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South Africa's Sundowns on Sunday won their first African Champions League title despite conceding a 1-0 defeat by Zamalek of Egypt in the second leg of the final in the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria.
Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum has no information about the suspension of supplies during October. (File photo)
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Egypt's Energy Committee intends to call on the Ministry of Petroleum to review the agreement with Saudi Aramco to find out why the petroleum shipment supplied to Egypt was suspended in October.

October 23, 2016

The raids, among the most extensive carried out by the Egyptian military in its ongoing campaign against militants in the restive peninsula, followed the gunning down of Brigadier General Adel Ragaei. (AFP/File)
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Pre-dawn strikes on Islamic State-aligned group injured a further 70, destroyed vehicles.
Once completed, the new Suez Canal for Iron and Steel plant will boast a production capacity of about 1.2 million tonnes of steel per annum. (AFP/File)
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As per the deal, Saudi International Expertise Association Academy will set up the new factory on a plot owned by the SCA.
Egypt's deposed president Morsi sits behind the defendants cage during a court trial in Cairo on November 5, 2014. (AFP/File)
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The defendants were convicted of detaining, torturing and inciting violence against protesters outside the Ittihadiya presidential palace during his tenure in December 2012.
Bolton on a camel ride at Giza Plateau. (Ahram)
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American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton asks people from all over the globe to visit Egypt.

October 22, 2016

Egyptian army soldiers stand guard outside a polling station during the counting of ballots after the first round of voting for Egypt's parliamentary elections in Giza, Cairo, on October 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Gunmen opened fire on Brigadier General Adel Rajaaie, an armored division commander, when he left his home in Obour city.

October 20, 2016

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President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach sent a letter to Egyptian modern pentathlon champion Aya Medany, congratulating her on being appointed at the Athletes Commission of the IOC.
Photo: Daily News Egypt
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In order to take Egyptian-Portuguese relations to the next level, at least in terms of the field of sports, Egyptian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Khaled Abdel Aziz recently met...
Israel will also provide assistance in other projects, including solar energy, electricity production, irrigation, and gas. (Shutterstock)
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Ynetnews reports that Israel is preparing large-scale projects to assist Egypt's 'fragile economy.'
Egypt is currently reviewing eligibility for a smart card system through which low income Egyptians access state-subsidised food. (File photo)
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The Egyptian government is considering the increase of state support for individuals facing 'economic hardships' as a result of fiscal reforms.
Mass protests hit Egypt earlier this year following a controversial deal transferring two Red Sea islands from Egypt to Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
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The arrests came amid growing calls on social media for mass demonstrations to protest economic conditions and price hikes.
Austrian trio Rom-Schaerer-Eberle live @ Carinthischer Sommer 2011. (Facebook/Thomas Hude)
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The Cairo Jazz Festival kicks off today.

October 19, 2016

Egyptian security forces stand by their armored personnel carriers in North Sinai. (AFP/File)
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Egyptian air forces and artillery brigade pounded seven militant hideouts on Tuesday, and damaged 16 havens and arms caches used by the insurgents, the military said in a statement late in the day.
Palestinian children wait as they wait to cross with their families into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing on October 16, 2016 in the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP/Said Khatib)
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Last year the Rafah crossing was closed for 344 days, sealing off the main lifeline for Gazans to the outside world.
The Egyptian government agreed earlier this month to issue international bonds worth $3-5 billion. (File photo)
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Egypt needs to obtain $6B from foreign institutions before submitting the $12B loan agreement to the IMF’s board for adoption.

October 18, 2016

Zamalek Aly Salama (CL) is watched by Mamelodi Sundowns Wayne Arendse (L) Hlompho Kekena (CR) and Asavela Mbekile (R) during the first length of the CAF Championship final on October 15, 2016 at Atteridgville Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER
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Under-fire goalkeeper Ahmed El-Shennawi has been named in Zamalek's squad for the African Champions League final against Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday despite still suffering from an injury he picked up in the first leg.
Aya Hijazi and her husband have spent 900 days in Egyptian prison without trial. (Twitter)
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Aya Hegazy has been locked up for 900 days without trail, arrested for her work helping street children.
An Egyptian member of the armed forces in northern Sinai. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
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The Egyptian army began a major crackdown against armed groups in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after six Egyptian soldiers were killed by the group.
Hmm, we wonder if he watches any of her TV dramas? (File photo)
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Hmm, we wonder if he watches any of her TV dramas?

October 17, 2016

The 31-year-old actor left fans swooning playing the famous archaeologist. (Radio Times)
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The 31-year-old actor left fans swooning playing the famous archaeologist.
Jihadists have mounted a string of deadly operations against security forces since the military ousted Egypt's Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013. (AFP/File)
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A police officer and four soldiers were killed after armed fighters attacked a security patrol in North Sinai on Sunday.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had initially promised modernity and vowed religion would not be used in politics again, but the authorities' actions say otherwise. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed )
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The 30-year-old man started criticising the government and the country’s high prices, before dousing himself in petrol and setting himself alight.
Egyptian journalists take part in a protest outside the Syndicate of Journalists in Cairo on May 3, 2016, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. (AFP/File)
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The campaign calls for the release of detained journalists and aims to highlight the deteriorated detention conditions in prisons that threaten the life of journalists.
783 Gazans were able to leave the coastal enclave via the Rafah border since it opened Saturday morning. (AFP/File)
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Egypt had opened the crossing going both directions on Saturday for humanitarian cases and “stranded people.”
Orange Egypt signed a $484 million worth deal, Vodafone Egypt signed the agreement for $335 million, while Etisalat finalized a $535.5 million deal. (File photo)
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Negotiations between Egypt's NTRA and major mobile operators to acquire 4G licenses have ended with multi-million dollar contracts with Vodafone, Etisalat and Orange.

October 16, 2016

Mamelodi Sundowns Percy Tau (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the CAF Championship final football match on October 15, 2016 at Atteridgville Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.
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Zamalek club called on their fans for support for the upcoming tough African Champions League final against Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday 23 October in Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium.
Photo: @FIFAcom
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A thumping win saw Mamelodi Sundowns take a big stride towards CAF Champions League glory & the #ClubWC in Japan!
The NTRA decided to grant the license for the international communications gateway to companies that would pay for the license fully in US dollars. (File photo)
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Despite mobile operators' pleas to amend conditions for obtaining 4G licenses in Egypt, the NTRA has enforced more difficult terms.
Militants hit military institutions around North Sinai and in the port town of Suez. (AFP/File)
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Militancy inside Egypt has seen a significant rise since the military ouster of former president Mohamed Mursi in July 2013, following mass protests against his rule. North Sinai has been at the epicenter of this insurgency.

October 15, 2016

Riyad Mahrez
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Riyad Mahrez and Eric Bailly are among several Premier League stars in the running for the African Player of the Year award, but four-time winner Yaya Toure has not been shortlisted.
Mohamed Salah bags his fourth goal of the season and registers his second assist of the campaign
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Mohamed Salah bags his fourth goal of the season and registers his second assist of the campaign
Zamalek's Aly Salama reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the CAF Championship final football match on October 15, 2016 at Atteridgville Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.
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Zamalek's defensive woes cost them again as they suffered an embarrassing 3-0 defeat by Sundowns in Pretoria that makes the South Africans on the verge of winning their first African Champions League trophy.

October 14, 2016

The temporary halt of oil supplies to Egypt is believed to be among the repercussions of the UN session. (AFP/File)
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Egypt looks to be trying to quickly mend ties after Russia announced a ban on importing produce from Egypt, and Saudi Aramco halted oil supplies.

October 13, 2016

Hossam Ghaly
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Ahly midfielder Hossam Ghaly has said he will consider retirement at the end of this season after evaluating his performance.
Usain Bolt The fastest man on earth shows his support to Mamelodi Sundowns FC ahead of the CAF Champions League final (Photo: CAF official Facebook page)
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Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has showed his support for South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns ahead of their CAF Champions League final game against...
Sarkis Martayan (Photo: Daily News Egypt)
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After the Armenian genocide began in 1915, many Armenians left their countries and immigrated to other countries, such as Greece and Egypt. Many Armenians came to Egypt and proved their success, as did many of their children and grandchildren.
Zeina is not impressed with one particular pharmacy in Egypt. (Instagram)
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Worried for her children's welfare.
Egypt-Saudi relations initially flourished following a visit to Cairo by King Salman in April. (AFP/File)
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Egypt and Saudi Arabia are expected to meet in the coming days to discuss Syria and Yemen.
According to an anonymous source, one reason behind the decline in sugar and the associated price hike is the new regulations imposed by the ministry of supply on the distribution of sugar. (Shutterstock)
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Quantities of sugar have been declining steadily over the last few months, with fears that the shortage could last until the production season in February despite attempts to quell it through government imports.
Since last May, Egypt has purchased 400,000 tons of kerosene, 200,000 tons of gasoline and 100,000 tons of diesel from Saudi Aramco. (Shutterstock)
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Reports emerging that Egypt has not received Saudi Aramco oil shipments conflict with an EGPC statement that the deliveries have resumed.

October 12, 2016

The singer celebrated his 55th birthday on Tuesday. (Facebook)
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The singer celebrated his 55th birthday on Tuesday.
Egypt announced in 2014 ambitious plans to develop renewable energy, including wind and solar projects to be installed over three years. (File photo)
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Above-ground metro stations, Ministry of Transport buildings and affiliated agencies will establish solar power stations as part of Egypt's plans to develop renewable energy.
The target of the Ministry of Petroleum was to reduce its dues to less than $2.5bn by the end of 2015, and to repay its full dues by the end of 2016. (Daily News Egypt)
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The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) hopes to repay $3.6B to foreign partners by the end of 2016.