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2015-10-13 Court Orders Release of Former President's Sons
[Al Jazeera] A court has ordered the release of the two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, taking into account they have completed their three-year sentences on corruption convictions.

2015-10-13 In-Depth Interview With Mohamed Fahmy - 'I Am Free. Now Let's Free the Others.'
[African Arguments] In an exclusive interview, the #FreedAJStaff tells African Arguments about how he coped in prison, why he's suing Aljazeera, and who we should turn the spotlight on next.

2015-10-13 Egyptian Cargo Plane Crashes Outside Mogadishu
[Shabelle] Egyptian SU-BMS AIRBUS _300A cargo plane has crashed outside Somalia's capital Mogadishu, wounding at least 1 of seven crew members, police and witnesses said.

2015-10-13 Egypt Offers Reconciliation With Those Accused in Graft Cases
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian Justice Minister Ahmed El-Zend has called on defendants in illicit gains cases to seek reconciliation with the government in exchange for paying back illegally acquired funds, according to a statement issued Monday.

2015-10-13 Egypt's External Debt Climbs Nearly U.S.$2 Billion in Previous FY - CBE
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's external debt rose from $46.067 billion to $48.062 at the end of the fiscal year 2014/2015 compared to the year before, jumping by 4.3 percent, the Central Bank of Egypt said on Monday.

2015-10-13 Six Egyptians Return After Being Reported Missing in Haj Stampede
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Six Egyptian pilgrims who were believed to be missing in last month's stampede in Saudi Arabia have returned to Egypt, while Egypt's death climbed on Monday to 181 rising from 177 on Sunday.

2015-10-13 Decline in Egypt's Foreign Reserves Negatively Affects Credit Rating - Moody's
[Aswat Masriya] Credit ratings provider Moody's said on Monday that the drop in Egypt's foreign reserves for three months in a row is "credit negative" for the country.

2015-10-13 Court Overturns Death Sentence of Six in Kerdasa Case
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's Court of Cassation overturned Monday the death sentence handed down to six defendants prosecuted in the case on the storming of the Kerdasa police station.

2015-10-12 Egypt Seeks Candidacy As Non-Permanent Member At UNSC
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri is heading to New York Monday to participate in the United Nations General Assembly vote for non-permanent membership at the United Nations Security Council for the 2016-2017 term.

2015-10-12 Sisi Sets Two-Year Deadline for Phase One of Administrative Capital
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has set a two-year deadline to complete the first phase of Egypt's new administrative capital project, starting January 2016.

2015-10-11 Many Drown Off Egyptian Coast
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's border guards have recovered the bodies of 11, including two children and a woman, and rescued 20 attempting to immigrate illegally by sea to Italy on Saturday, the directorate of health in Kafr al-Sheikh said on Sunday.

2015-10-12 Egypt Beats Zambia in International Friendly.
[Zambian Watchdog] The Zambia National Football team suffered a 3 -0 bashing at the hands of Egypt on Sunday evening in an international friendly played in Dubai. Egypt scored their important goals through Tereck Hamed in the third minute and Ahmed Hassan Koka added a second in the 48th minute before another goal was scored close to regulation time.

2015-10-12 Rainford Kalaba to Miss Sunday's Friendly Against Egypt
[Zambian Watchdog] Zambia captain Rainford Kalaba will miss Sunday's friendly against Egypt.

2015-10-12 Lwandamina Faces Biggest Test
[Times of Zambia] 'Chicken' George Lwandamina faces his biggest test as Zambia coach this evening when Chipolopolo play their arch-nemesis Egypt in a friendly at Al Jazeera Stadium in Dubai.

2015-10-11 Hajj Stampede Death Toll Still Rising
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The number of Egyptians who died in a stampede while performing Haj last month climbed to 177 rising from 165 reported on Friday while the number of those missing dropped to 64, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.

2015-10-12 Egyptian Minister of Water Resources Invites Mutaz Musa to Meeting On Renaissance Dam in Cairo
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Water Resources , Irrigation and Electricity, Mutaz Musa received on Sunday his Egyptian counterpart,, Dr Husam-Eddin Maghazi who arrived here on a several-hour visit to extend invitation to Sudan to take part in the Renaissance Dam Committee's meeting in Cairo.

2015-10-12 PM Forms Ministerial Group for Services
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail issued on Sunday 11/10/2015 a decision to form a ministerial group for services.

2015-10-12 Tourism Minister - State Keen On Maintaining Historical Hotels
[Egypt Online] Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou said on Sunday 11/10/2015 that the government is keen on maintaining historical hotels and maximizing their competitiveness to adapt with the latest developments in hotel management.

2015-10-12 Tunisian FM - Relations With Egypt Strong
[Egypt Online] Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Taieb Baccouche described on Sunday 11/10/2015 his country's relations with Egypt as "solid and strong".

2015-10-12 PM Orders Establishing Smart Road Maintenance Company
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail ordered on Sunday 11/10/2015 the establishment of smart road maintenance company to be responsible for road maintenance under the highest safety degrees and most modern techniques.

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