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2016-12-02 Egypt's Sugar Reserves Sufficient for Three Months - Cabinet
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's supply ministry has sugar reserves enough for three months and wheat reserves sufficient for four months, said a statement by the cabinet on Thursday.

2016-12-01 President Isaias Held Talks With Egyptian Counterpart
[Shabait] Asmara -President Isaias Afwerki and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of the Republic of Egypt met and held talks on 29 November in Cairo as regards boosting bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.

2016-12-02 CIB Sells 71.94 Pct of CI Capital's Stake to Egyptian, Gulf Investors - Statement
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's Commercial International Bank (CIB) signed an agreement on Thursday to sell 71.94% of CI Capital Holding's stake to a group of non-related Egyptian and Gulf investors at EGP683.4 million.

2016-12-01 Oilers Embrace Cold Ahead of Champions' Cup in Egypt
[Monitor] Kampala -Five days have passed since City Oilers set foot in Egypt to prepare for their maiden Fiba Africa Club Champions' Cup.

2016-11-30 Egypt - Draft Law Bans Independent Civil Society Groups
[HRW] Beirut -A new law drafted by Egypt's parliament would effectively prohibit independent non-governmental groups in the country by subjecting their work and funding to control by government authorities, including powerful security agencies, Human Rights Watch said today.

2016-11-30 Egypt's Media Crackdown - Targeting of Journalists Union and Continued Detention of Reporters
[RFI] The head of an Egyptian journalists union and two board members have in recent weeks been given suspended two year jail sentences and fined for harbouring fugitives. The charges against Yehia Kalash, president of the Egyptian Journalists' Syndicate, Gamal Abdel Rahim and Khaled Elbalshy stem from a police raid on the union's building in May. Two journalists, wanted by police over protests against the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, had taken refuge at the building. Egypt's President Abdel

2016-12-01 Egypt's Cabinet Passes Paris Agreement for Climate Change
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's cabinet passed on Wednesday the Paris Agreement for climate change which still needs parliamentary review to be entered into force.

2016-11-29 Court Sentences 11 to 5 Years in Prison Over November Protests
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -An Egyptian court has sentenced on Monday 11 people to five years in prison over charges of illegally protesting on Nov.11.

2016-11-29 Cairo Witnesses Intensive Sudanese - Egyptian Activity
[SNA] Cairo -The Egyptian capital, Cairo, is witnessing these days extensive diplomatic activity between Sudan and Egypt following arrival of a high-level Sudanese delegation, led by the Foreign Ministry's Undersecretary, Ambassador Abdul-Ghani Al-Naeem, and including directors of the ministry's administration and representatives of other ministries.

2016-11-28 Egypt Denies Sending Military Troops to Syria
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's foreign ministry denied in a statement on Sunday the presence of Egyptian military troops in Syria, reiterating its commitment to non-intervention in internal affairs of other countries.

2016-11-29 'People Talk As They Please' Sisi Says in Comments On Egypt's Press Freedom Record
[CPJ] In Egypt last week a journalist was barred from travel without official explanation, a reporter was accused of criminal defamation over a 2015 investigation on child prostitution, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi defended Egypt's freedom of expression record. An appeal date was also set for the Journalists' Syndicate leaders who were sentenced this month to two years in prison.

2016-11-28 Al-Jazeera Documentary On Egyptian Conscripts Reignites Media War With Qatar
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A number of Egyptian TV hosts and journalists launched a campaign against Qatar over a documentary film produced by Al-Jazeera channel that discusses the compulsory military service in Egypt.

2016-11-28 Egypt Slams Car Bomb Attack in Somali Capital
[Shabelle] Egypt condemned Saturday a car bomb attack that killed over 10 people at a crowded market in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

2016-11-28 Egyptians Affiliated With Isis Involved in Beheading 21 Copts in Libya - Prosecution
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's prosecution said on Sunday that a number of Egyptians affiliated with ISIS were involved in the beheading of 21 Copts in Libya in February 2015.

2016-11-28 Reactions - Egypt 0-5 South Africa
[CAF] Mohamed Mostafa Abdelhameed (Head Coach, South Africa)

2016-11-28 Egypt MP Says Naguib Mahfouz Should Have Been Prosecuted for Violating Public Morality
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -An Egyptian MP said that late Nobel Prize laureate Naguib Mahfouz should have been put on trial for violating public morality, amid discussions to amend a law related to publishing crimes on Monday.

2016-11-26 Banyana Banyana Wallop Egypt to Storm Into Semis
[SAFA] Sasol Banyana Banyana stormed into the semi finals of the 2016 CAF African Women's Cup of Nations after walloping the Pharaohs of Egypt 5-0 in their last Group A match in Limbe, Cameroon on Friday, 25 November 2016.

2016-11-26 Banyana Banyana Hit Egypt for Five to Reach Semis
[CAF] A superb second half performance from South Africa was enough to beat Egypt 5-0 in the ultimate Group A fixture on Friday in Limbe, joining host Cameroon at the last four.

2016-11-24 Archaeologists Discover Ancient City
[Deutsche Welle] The discovery was made near Abydos, thought to be one of the earliest capitals of Egypt. Officials hope the find can help Egypt's suffering tourism industry.

2016-11-25 Pre-Match Quotes - Egypt Vs South Africa
[CAF] Mohamed Mostafa Andelhameed (Head Coach, Egypt)

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