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2016-02-06 Italy Sends Investigators to Egypt to Work With Police On Regeni's Death
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Italy has sent out a team of investigators to collaborate with Egyptian police on the death of Italian national Giulio Regeni, the Italian national public broadcaster RAI said Friday.

2016-02-06 Egypt, Italy Agree to Cooperate On Investigations Into Death of Italian Student
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has met his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni on the sidelines of an international donor conference on Syria in the British capital London.

2016-02-06 Assistant FM Meets Italian Ambassador Over Death of Italian Student
[Egypt Online] Assistant Foreign Minister for Office Affairs Hisham Seif el Deen met at his office Thursday Italian Ambassador to Egypt Maurizio Massari as part of following up the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni.

2016-02-06 Egyptian Embassy in Lisbon Organizes Tourist, Cultural Festival
[Egypt Online] The Egyptian Embassy in Portugal organized a great tourist and cultural festival about the sunken city of Heracleion.

2016-02-06 Senior Adviser to Kerry Visits Cairo, Luxor Next Week
[Egypt Online] David Thorne, a senior Adviser to US Secretary of State john Kerry, will start a tour of the region on Sunday including Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Cairo and Luxor.

2016-02-06 Egypt's Ambassador to Vatican Meets Director of Holy See Press Office
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Ambassador to Vatican Hatem Saif el Nasr held a meeting on Thursday with Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of Holy See Press Office.

2016-02-06 Border Guards Thwart Attempt to Smuggle Huge Amounts of Arms, Drugs On Western Border
[Egypt Online] Spokesman for the Armed Forces Brigadier General Mohamed Samir said on Thursday 04/02/2016 that the border guards thwarted an attempt to smuggle huge amounts of arms, ammunition and drugs near the western border line.

2016-02-06 Sisi Condoles With Italian PM Over Death of Italian National
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi phoned Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to offer condolences over the death of an Italian young man in Cairo.

2016-02-06 Egypt, DRC Discuss Promoting Bilateral Relations
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Prime Minister Sharif Ismail held talks with his Congolese counterpart Matata Ponyo Mapon and his accompanying delegation to discuss promoting bilateral relations in the presence of several ministers from both sides.

2016-02-06 Transport Minister Receives Head of Spanish Train Company
[Egypt Online] Transport Minister Saad el Gioushy on Thursday 04/02/2016 received Carlos Palacio Oriol, chairman of Spanish Talgo Company, one of the largest European companies in the field of high-speed trains.

2016-02-06 Communications Minister, IDC Deputy Head Discuss Boosting Cooperation
[Egypt Online] Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser el Qadi met Friday 05/02/2016 with the deputy head and regional manager of the International Data Corporation (IDC) in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, where they discussed means of boosting joint cooperation and partnership in the fields of mutual concern.

2016-02-05 RSF Demands Release of Journalists Detained in Egypt
[RSF] As the Egyptian judicial authorities prepare to begin two major trials involving journalists in the next three days, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the immediate and unconditional release of these journalists, who are being held simply for doing their job.

2016-02-05 Egypt's Benchmark Index Rises By 3.6 Percent in Trading Last Week
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's stock market main index EGX 30 hiked by 3.6 per cent over the past week, said a stock exchange's weekly report published Friday.

2016-02-04 Cameron At Large - Want Not to Become a Terrorist? Speak Fluent English!
[IPS] Cairo -"Do you speak English fluently? No? Then you risk to become a terrorist!." IPS posed this dilemma to some young Muslim women living in Cairo, while explaining that this appears to be UK prime minister David Cameron's formula to judge the level of Muslim women's risk to fall, passively, into the horrific trap of extremism.

2016-02-05 Egypt Awards Academic Scholarships to 16 Malawians
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Egypt has, through its Embassy in Malawi, awarded Academic Scholarships to 16 candidates who are expected to study various programs in different Egyptian Universities.

2016-02-05 Foreign Minister Receives Delegation of Egypt External Affairs Council
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, received in his office Wednesday morning a delegation of the External Affairs Council of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, headed by Ambassador Abdul-Raouf Al-Raydi, and discussed progress of the bilateral relations at the people's level.

2016-02-05 Delegation of Egyptian External Relations Council to Arrive in Khartoum On Tuesday
[SNA] Khartoum -A delegation of the Egyptian External Relations Council is due to arrive in Khartoum today (Tuesday) evening on the invitation of the Sudanese External Affairs Council.

2016-02-05 Egypt's Stocks Climb By 2.2 Percent After Arab, Foreign Purchases
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's benchmark index EGX 30 climbed by 2.2 per cent, supported by Arab and foreign investors' purchases, at the closing of the stock session on Thursday.

2016-02-05 Belady Foundation Case Reveals Continued Suppression of Youth and Civil Society - Rights Groups
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A number of rights groups denounced Wednesday the ongoing pretrial detention of Aya Hegazy, her husband Mohammed Hassanein, and five others in connection with the case against the Belady Foundation for Street Children.

2016-02-05 34 Egyptians Released in Libya to Return Home Thursday
[Egypt Online] Thirty-four Egyptians were released in Libya on Wednesday 3/2/2016, said Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Hisham el Naqib.

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