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For the first time in ten years, the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt is manned by security forces loyal to the national unity government of the Palestinian Authority (Said Khatib/AFP)
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On Saturday morning Egypt opened that border crossing for a three day period to allow students, valid visa holders and the sick to enter Egypt.

November 15, 2017

Actress Hana Shiha stands with her children. (Instagram / hanashiha)
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Hana Shiha has been silent about her divorce for ten years. Now, she's ready to talk about it.

November 14, 2017

The Syndicate of Musical Professions has banned popular singer Sherine from performing. (Instagram / sherine)
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The Syndicate of Musical Professions has banned popular singer Sherine from performing.
Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani (AFP/File)
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Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani said Tuesday countries that imposed sanctions on his country don’t want to seek a solution to the crisis.

November 13, 2017

A child reads a book in a library. (Milan Bruchter / Shutterstock.com)
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Cairo gets more incentive to read with a free downtown library. Yay reading!
Ellen DeGeneres is into turtles. (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)
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Ellen DeGeneres was wowed by Egypt's Red Sea.
Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah
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Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah is shortlisted among four others for the BBC African Footballer of the Year.
Egyptian Football Association logo
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Egypt's Competitions Committee are deciding between three countries -- Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan -- before selecting one to host the Egypt Super...
The crew of Disney's upcoming Aladdin remake—including Will Smith—were filming in Petra! (Facebook / Will Smith)
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The crew of Aladdin took to the far, exotic lands of Petra to create their Agrabah.

November 12, 2017

Egypt national football team
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Forgotten winger Mahmoud Shikabala netted a superb goal on his return to Egypt's fold after a three-year absence as the already-qualified side drew 1-1 away to Ghana in their final World Cup qualifier on Sunday.

November 10, 2017

Asamoah Gyan
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Ghana will have to do without star duo Asamoah Gyan and Christian Atsu against Egypt due to injury when both teams face off for their final World Cup Group E qualifier in Cape Coast on Sunday.

November 9, 2017

Women in Egypt protest for women's rights (AFP)
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi responded on Tuesday to a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll that named the Egyptian capital Cairo as the most dangerous megacity for women.

November 8, 2017

Hossam Hassan
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Egypt's football icon Hossam Hassan has been invited by FIFA to attend the final draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the former Ahly and Zamalek star revealed on social media late on Monday.

November 7, 2017

Egypt's national team new kit (Photo: adidas)
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Egypt's new World Cup kit, released by German sportswear firm Adidas on Monday, drew stinging criticism from the country's football fans who said the new design was well below their expectations.
Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (Photo: kooora.com)
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Egypt's left-back Mohamed Abdel-Shafi has been confirmed out of the away game against Ghana in the last round of the African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup due to injury.
Sisi came to power in a presidential election held in 2014 (AFP/File)
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has said he would not seek a third term as president in elections slated for 2022, according to an interview conducted this week with U.S. television network CNBC.
Youssef and Kourtney took to Egypt last summer. (Instagram / Simon Huck)
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Kourtney Kardashian's now-boyfriend, Younes Bendjima, was a translator for Kim Kardashian after she was robbed. And that's how you date Kardashian.

November 6, 2017

An opera singer. (kolbus viktor / Shutterstock.com)
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E7gezly, the name confusing to all non-Arabs in Egypt, will be the Egyptian gateway to the international language: music.
 The new signing already has starred for Liverpool this season, and his team-mate believes the Egypt international is only getting started
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The new signing already has starred for Liverpool this season, and his team-mate believes the Egypt international is only getting started

November 5, 2017

Egyptian giants' manager Hossam El-Badry says his side was better than Wydad of Morocco despite African Champions League loss
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Egyptian giants' manager Hossam El-Badry says his side was better than Wydad of Morocco despite African Champions League loss
 The summer signing needed little or no time to settle down at Anfield, and now, has a hand in 15 of the Kops goals this season
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The summer signing needed little or no time to settle down at Anfield, and now, has a hand in 15 of the Kops goals this season

November 4, 2017

Wydad Casablanca's Salaheddine Saidi celebrates after his team scored a goal during the CAF Champions League final football match between Egypt's Al-Ahly and Morocco's Wydad Casablanca on November 4, 2017, at Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca.
FADEL SENNA / AFP
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A second-half goal from Walid El Karti gave Morocco's Wydad Athletic a 1-0 home win over Ahly and the African Champions League title on Saturday, denying the Egyptian giants a record-extending ninth triumph.
Mohamed Salah
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Boos rang round the London Stadium as Liverpool consigned West Ham to a 4-1 Premier League defeat, leaving Slaven Bilic's side down in 17th.
Photo: psaworldtour.com
18:55 GMT
Mohamed ElShorbagy made history by becoming the first three-time winner of the Qatar Classic after his 3-1 (11-8, 10-12, 11-7, 11-7)....