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2014-10-25 Soldiers Killed at Check-Point
[Aswat Masriya]North Sinai -At least 25 members of the Egyptian security forces were killed in a blast in Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid on Friday, a military source told Aswat Masriya.

2014-10-25 Sisi Calls for Emergency Meeting After Sinai Attack
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Friday for an emergency meeting and asked the National Defence Council to convene in response to the latest Attack on army check point in Sinai.

2014-10-25 Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to Select Consultancy Firm
[Sudan Tribune]Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to choose an international firm that will study the hydrological and socio-environmental impacts of Ethiopia's massive hydro power plant project being built on the Nile river.

2014-10-24 Cash Withdrawal Exposes Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis Member in North Sinai
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Security apparatus arrested Thursday a member of Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis while he was withdrawing cash from Banque Misr in North Sinai's Arish city.

2014-10-24 Egypt, Algeria Face Challenges Resulting From 'Dangerous' Situation in Region
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Egypt and Algeria "are facing challenges resulting from the dangerous situation in the Arab world," said Thursday in Algiers Egypt's Minister for Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry.

2014-10-24 Cairo Court May Bombing Suspect Arrested in North Sinai - Source
[Aswat Masriya]Security forces in North Sinai arrested on Thursday one of those implicated in a Heliopolis traffic police point bombing which was carried out in May.

2014-10-24 FM Conveys Sisi's Views On Regional Issues to Bouteflika
[Egypt Online]Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri said President Abdel Fatah El Sisi's message to his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika mainly tackled the Egyptian desire for boosting bilateral ties.

2014-10-24 President Sisi Urges Prompt Accomplishment of Energy Projects
[Egypt Online]President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held Thursday two meetings with Communication and Information Technology (CIT) Minister Atef Helmy, as well as Electricity and Renewable Energy Minister Mohamed Shaker, Presidential Spokesman Alaa Yousef said.

2014-10-24 PM - Egypt Working On Creating Atmosphere for Luring Investments
[Egypt Online]Prime Ibrahim Mahlab inspected the construction site of the "Mall of Egypt" project in Giza's Sixth of October City on Thursday.

2014-10-24 Egyptian Foreign Minister in Algiers - Lifting Bilateral Ties to Higher Level
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Choukri said Thursday in Algiers that his visit to Algeria was intended to give a fresh impetus to bilateral cooperation and raise them a higher level.

2014-10-24 Court Suspends Judge Signatory of Statement Supporting Mursi
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The Cairo Court of Appeals suspended Thursday Judge Hassan Yassin, head of the technical office and former assistant of the general prosecutor, accused of signing the "Rabaa statement" supporting Former President Mohamed Mursi.

2014-10-24 Club Africain Beat Al Ahly at Arab Women's Handball Cup
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Club Africain defeated Egypt's Al Ahly 28-22 at an Arab Women's Handball Champions Cup day-2 game played on Thursday in Ksour Essef.

2014-10-24 Sisi Orders Full Care to Children With Cancer
[Egypt Online]President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed health officials Thursday to provide full care to children with cancer, presidential spokesman Alaa Abdel Youssef said.

2014-10-24 Bourse Gains EGP 9.3 Billion Last Week
[Egypt Online]The Egyptian Exchange indexes closed last week up and the market capital gained EGP 9.3 billion to hit EGP 496 billion.

2014-10-24 Egypt Retrieves 15 Artifacts From UK, Ushabti Statue From S. Africa
[Egypt Online]Egypt has retrieved 15 original artifacts from London as part of the foreign and antiquities ministries' efforts to restore Egyptian artifacts that were smuggled illegally.

2014-10-24 El-Tayeb Greets Arab, Islamic Nations On New Hijri Year
[Egypt Online]Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmad el-Tayeb has greeted the Egyptian people as well as the Arab and Islamic nations on the advent of the new Hijri year 1436.

2014-10-24 Presidential Decree Approves Accession to Irena Privileges Agreement
[Egypt Online]Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued on Thursday a presidential decree that approves Egypt's accession to Agreement on Privileges and Immunities for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) issued in January 2013 by IRENA general assembly.

2014-10-24 Remains of October War Soldier Found While Digging New Suez Canal
[Egypt Online]The remains of a young Egyptian soldier killed in the 1973 October War were found during the digging of the New Suez Canal Project, said the project supervisor Kamal el-Waziri.

2014-10-24 Interior Ministry Says It Prevented Massacre At Cairo University
[Egypt Online]The Interior Ministry has foiled a terrorist scheme to commit a massacre at Cairo university yesterday, Spokesman Hani Abdul Latif said on Thursday.

2014-10-24 New Egypt Ambassador Accredited to Seychelles
[Government of Seychelles]The new ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mahmoud Ali Talaat Mahmoud, presented his credentials to President James A Michel at State House this morning in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean-Paul Adam and by the President's Diplomatic Adviser, Ambassador Callixte d'Offay.

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