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2015-03-01 Court Deems Elections Law Unconstitutional
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court decided on Sunday against the constitutionality of an article in one of the laws regulating parliamentary elections, which were scheduled to begin later this month, in a ruling likely to postpone the elections race.

2015-03-01 Defense Minister Meets Libyan Counterpart
[Egypt Online]Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhi held talks on Friday 27/2/2015 with Libya's Defense Minister-designate Masoud Rahouma on developments in Libya.

2015-03-01 Sisi's Visit to Arabia Comes At Critical Time - Ambassador
[Egypt Online]A planned visit by Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to Saudi Arabia on Sunday comes at a very critical time, the Egyptian ambassador in Riyadh told MENA Friday.

2015-03-01 Conscript Injured in North Sinai Attack - Security Sources
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A conscript was injured when armed assailants attacked a security checkpoint in North Sinai's Rafah city on Saturday evening, security sources said.

2015-03-01 Shoukry Interviewed By Xinhua
[Egypt Online]Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has stressed the importance of talks he had on Friday with his Chinese counterpart to follow up the implementation of agreements reached during President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's recent visit to China.

2015-03-01 Scia Conference Outlines Scientific, Legal Concepts of Thorny Issues - Minister
[Egypt Online]Awqaf Minister Mokhtar Gomaa said that the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs conference, which kicked off in Cairo on Saturday 28/2/2015, will outline the scientific and legal concepts of many thorny issues including succession in Islam, Islamic regime, and Jizya (a tax that earlier Muslim rulers imposed upon non-Muslims in return for military exemption, protection against persecution and considerable religious freedoms).

2015-03-01 New Oil Find Near Hurghada With 9.6 Million Barrels Reserve Declared
[Egypt Online]Ganoub El Wadi "South Egypt" Petroleum Holding Company declared a new petroleum find 30 km from Hurghada.

2015-03-01 Antiquities Minister Deplores Daesh Destruction of Mosul Museum
[Egypt Online]Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Damaty deplored on Friday the destruction and looting of Mosul's central museum at the hands of the terrorist Daesh group in Iraq.

2015-03-01 Egypt's Diplomat Reviews Egypt's Priorities During UNHCR Meetings
[Egypt Online]Egypt's permanent representative at the United Nation Amr Ramdan reviewed on Friday issues which will be presented by the Egyptian delegation taking part in the main session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), slated for March 2-27.

2015-03-01 Sisi - Egyptian & Gulf Security Associated
[Egypt Online]Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi asserted that Egypt's regional security is part and parcel of the Gulf countries' security, noting that Egyptian and Saudi relations are strategic.

2015-03-01 Scia Conference Outlines Scientific, Legal Concepts of Thorny Issues - Minister
[Egypt Online]Awqaf Minister Mokhtar Gomaa said that the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs conference, which is being held on Saturday 28/2/2015, will outline the scientific and legal concepts of many thorny issues including succession in Islam, Islamic regime, and Jizya (a tax that earlier Muslim rulers imposed upon non-Muslim subjects in return for military exemption, protection against persecution, and considerable religious freedoms).

2015-03-01 Egypt Condemns Burning Mosque, Chruch in Palestine
[Egypt Online]Egypt condemned the burning of a mosque and a church in the Palestinian territories, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Badr Abdel Ati said.

2015-03-01 Minister - Spanish Companies Should Benefit From Egyptian Incentives Package
[Egypt Online]Minister of Industry and Trade Monir Fakhry Abdel-Nour said that the Spanish companies should benefit from the package of incentives adopted by the Egyptian government within the framework of its plan for comprehensive economic reform and participation in implementation of the mega national projects scheduled to be carried out by the government during the coming stage.

2015-03-01 More Egyptians Cross Tunisia's Border After Fleeing Libya - Diplomat
[Egypt Online]Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Amr Moawad said on Friday that more Egyptians are still crossing the Ras Ajdir border crossing between Libya and Tunisia.

2015-03-01 FM Stresses Gravity of Israeli Judization Policies
[Egypt Online]Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has stressed the gravity of Judization attempts practiced by Israel in Al-Quds, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Badr Abdel Ati said on Friday.

2015-03-01 Cairo Reiterates Adherence to Unity of Yemen
[Egypt Online]Egypt reiterated adherence to the unity and independence of Yemen, asserting that all Yemeni political parties should resume political dialogue under the auspices of the UN and according to the Gulf initiative.

2015-03-01 Finance Minister Meets With Representatives of British Companies and Banks in London
[Egypt Online]Minister of Finance Hani Qadri held a meeting Friday 27/02/2015 with representatives of major British companies and banks on the sidelines of his visit to London.

2015-03-01 FM - Sisi Visit to Saudi Arabia Very Important
[Egypt Online]Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday is very important.

2015-03-01 Darul Iftaa Slams Daesh Destruction of Mosul Museum
[Egypt Online]The Egyptian Darul Iftaa (House of giving religious opinions) slammed on Friday the destruction of several Assyrian artifacts at the hands of the terrorist Daesh group in Iraq.

2015-03-01 FM Meets Chinese VP
[Egypt Online]Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Saturday with Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao.

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