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June 23, 2017

Salah enjoyed a highly successful season with Roma, helping them finish as runners-up in the Italian Serie A behind champions Juvenuts.
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Egypt star Mohamed Salah believes he is versatile enough to play anywhere across Liverpool's attacking line of three after sealing a €42 million-move from AS Roma on Thursday.
Photo: Ahram Gate
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A list of Africa's most expensive transfers that is led now by Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah who joined Liverpool for €42 million in June 2017

June 22, 2017

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Liverpool have sharpened their attack by completing the signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma on a five-year deal.
Mohamed Salah
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Egypt and Roma winger Mohamed Salah is undergoing a medical at Liverpool on Thursday with a view to completing a move to the English Premier League giants, skysports reported.
From "The Seven Year Itch." (Twentieth Century Fox)
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Beware, Cleopatra: there's a new queen in town and she's decidedly unforgettable. A new Marilyn Monroe statue in Egypt is turning heads and opening mouths.
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. (AFP/ File)
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Sisi could be the equivalent of a bad manager.
The Night King is waiting for that release date. (HBO)
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The new Game of Thrones trailer has launched. Winter is here, baby, but things look to get a little...explosive.
Egypt began to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza, in an attempt to ease the Palestinian enclave’s desperate electricity crisis. (AFP)
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The Egyptian authorities on Wednesday allowed several trucks laden with industrial fuel into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip to allow the enclave’s only functioning power plant to resume operations following a two-month hiatus.
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has demanded that players, clubs and national associations respect strict neutrality and independence, particularly on the political level...

June 21, 2017

Egypt's blind football team takes part in a match in this image uploaded on Nov. 2, 2015.  (Photo: Facebook/blindfootballegypt)
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Blind football represents hope and belonging for Egypt's one million visually impaired.
Protests in Cairo against the decision to sell the Red Sea islands to Egypt. (AFP)
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The incident took place during the sessions to discuss the Egyptian-Saudi maritime demarcation agreement, known as the Red Sea islands agreement.

June 20, 2017

Mohamed Salah
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English Premier League side Liverpool are on the verge of signing Mohamed Salah for a club record fee as the Egypt winger was given permission by AS Roma to undergo a medical at the club on Wednesday...
Oman is the most cybersecure country in the Arab world. (Pixabay)
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Oman is the most cybersecure country in the Arab world.
"Don't Extinguish the Sun." (CBC)
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The biggest criticism against "Don't Extinguish the Sun" is that it betrays Egyptian values. But is that even the point?
The report has shown a particular increase in appetite for investments in technology-related sectors, such as IT, FinTech, and e-commerce. (File photo)
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UAE emerged as the largest market in 2016 for private equity investment.

June 19, 2017

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The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) on Monday expressed concern around the diplomatic crisis of Qatar with its Gulf region neighbours, saying that politics and sport must be separate.
Moroccan striker Azaro (Photo: Ahram)
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Ahly have completed the signing of Moroccan international striker Walid Azaro for a four-year contract, the Cairo giants announced on Sunday on the club's official website.
Don't Extinguish the Sun. (CBC)
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The Internet has decided that, when it comes to love stories this Ramadan, the one couple that can't think straight is the only one that actually matters.

June 18, 2017

A statue of Ramses II. (Pixabay)
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Egypt’s GDP grew 25 percent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2016/2017.
In this video screened during the WEF 2015, Amman Mayor Aqel Biltaji speaks about investment opportunities in Jordan. (Courtesy of JT)
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Jordan approved a number of public-private partnership (PPP) projects worth JD200 million.
The "Arrest Warrant" poster. (El Sobky Production)
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The industry, which has been dead since the 2011 revolution, seems to be back on track, with bigger budgets given to more diverse genres of film.

June 17, 2017

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The Egyptian Weightlifting Federation may be facing a hefty fine and ban from international competition for up to two years over a recent violation of the IWF’s doping policies.
AFP: Egypt's parliament agreed on June 14, 2017, a controversial maritime agreement with Saudi Arabia that transfers the two Red Sea islands to the kingdom, state television and a lawmaker said. The deal, which is still under challenge in court, had sparked rare protests in the country with the opposition accusing the government of selling Egyptian territory to its Saudi benefactors.
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This weeks MENA update considers the timing of the $12 billion US arms deal with Qatar, and Egypt's cotroversial bill to secede the Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Egypt's General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat, who was murdered in June 2015 (Image: YOUM7/Hossam Atef)
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An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 31 people to death for murdering the country's former chief prosecutor almost two years ago.
Egyptians protest the government’s handover of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, April 25, 2016. (AFP)
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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.

June 16, 2017

Ramez Galal and Faridah. (Facebook / Ramez Galal)
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Whether done for publicity or because he actually cares, Ramez Galal went to visit a cancer patient at hospital who had expressed her desire to meet him.

June 15, 2017

US dollars. (File photo)
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The move could spur foreign investments to Egypt.
People protesting Egypt ceding sovereignty over the islands to Saudi Arabia at a demonstration in Cairo on June 13, 2017. (Muhammad Abd El Ghany/ Reuters)
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The islands of Tiran and Sanafir are no longer Egyptian.
Flight restrictions targeting Qatar as part of the Saudi-led diplomatic blockade will be relaxed, Egyptian officials have announced, following a similar statement by the UAE's aviation authority. (AFP)
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Flight restrictions targeting Qatar as part of the Saudi-led diplomatic blockade will be relaxed, Egyptian officials have announced, following a similar statement by the UAE's aviation authority.

June 14, 2017

Saudi King Salman meets with Egyptian President Sisi in 2016 (AFP)
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The legislative and constitutional committee of the Egyptian parliament finally approved a controversial deal with Saudi Arabia on the control of two islands in the Red Sea.

June 13, 2017

A Palestinian girl shops for sweets at the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City during a power outage on June 11, 2017. (Mahmud Hams/AFP)
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Egypt extended an offer to Hamas to provide power to the Gaza Strip in exchange for security changes at the border.
Suits suitably suits-up for celebration. (USA Network)
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The stars of TV show "Suits" celebrated

June 12, 2017

Egypt's oil debts had reached $4.5 billion dollars at the end of December 2016. (File photo)
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The payment led to a decline in Egypt’s oil debts by $4 billion.
Mohamed Elshorbagy and Laura Massaro with their trophies after winning the men's and women's titles respectively in the PSA Dubai World Series Finals. (AN photo)
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The PSA Dubai World Series Finals reached a thrilling conclusion Saturday night at Dubai Opera as England’s Laura Massaro...

The soldiers were unharmed but the driver was lightly wounded when his truck caught fire as a result of the collision. (AFP)
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Egyptian Ibrahim Suleiman in October rammed his truck into a vehicle carrying three U.S. soldiers, in what the U.S. embassy described as a "terrorist attack."
Tunisian striker Taha Yassine Khenissi celebrates after scoring against Egypt during their African Cup of Nations CAN 2019 preliminary stage qualification football match in Rades on June 11, 2017.
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Egypt's defensive strategy that took them to the African Nations Cup final earlier this year failed to pay off on Sunday as Tunisia claimed a 1-0 home victory in their opening group game of the 2019 qualifiers.

June 11, 2017

Mohamed El Shorbagy of Egypt (R) competes against James Willstrop of England during the finals of the PSA Dubai World Series Finals 2017 at Dubai Opera on June 10, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Mohamed El Shorbagy of Egypt (R) competes against James Willstrop of England during the finals of the PSA Dubai World Series Finals 2017 at Dubai Opera on June 10, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP
Mohamed Salah
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Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul has warned his team's players to beware the performance of Egypt national team's frontline ahead of the two sides' game in the first round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers Sunday.

June 10, 2017

Egypt's Ahly
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Egypt's FA announces the schedule of the Arab football tournament that will be played in Cairo and Alexandria from 21 July to 5 August
BeIN Sports holds the exclusive rights to cover the African Champions League, the Confederation Cup and the African Cup of Nations.
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Egypt's national team has suspended Qatari satellite company beIN Sports from covering their training in Tunisia in preparation for the game against the North African side in the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
James Willstrop
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Willstrop, Massaro, Al Shorbagy and Al Sherbini in title fray
Saudi Arabia issued a ban against watching the Al Jazeera TV channels in restaurants, hotels and other tourist outlets. (AFP)
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All violators will be fined 10,000 riyals ($2,700).