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  1. News - World

    Egypt braces for rival demos on 1973 war anniversary

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 11:42am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Egypt on Sunday braced for rival demonstrations called by supporters and opponents of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi as it marks the 40th ... The war ultimately led to the recovery of the Sinai Peninsula in a 1979 peace treaty. “The Egypt Anti-Coup Alliance repeats its call to all Egyptians to continue their protests in every part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1325688/egypt-braces-rival-demos-1973-war-anniversary
  2. News - Hong Kong - EGYPT BALLOON TRAGEDY

    Relatives identify Hong Kong balloon crash victims in Egypt

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 03:19pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Six out of nine deceased identified by their relatives without need for DNA testing Six of the nine Hong Kong victims of the Luxor balloon crash have been identified by their relatives, a Hong Kong police officer said in Cairo on Friday. Tuesday’s balloon crash at near the Egyptian city of Luxor, the country’s ancient capital and a major tourist attraction, killed 19 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1166255/six-nine-luxor-balloon-crash-victims-identified
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Precious Afghanistan heritage reclaimed

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green A Melbourne exhibition of Afghan treasures is a remarkable affirmation of a troubled land's ancient culture and a tribute to the people who saved them, writes Sue Green ... it and by the time it was abandoned because of the impending US invasion he had found more gold objects than in the tomb of Egypt’s King Tutankhamun. Some years later, while Hiebert was researching his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1260781/precious-afghanistan-heritage-reclaimed
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian censor quits after prime minister overrules him over airing of sultry film

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Censor quits after premier bans sultry film The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision ... that the prime minister's concern was misplaced given the many economic and social issues Egypt was facing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1491946/egyptian-censor-quits-after-prime-minister-overrules-him-over-airing
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong forensic experts to examine bodies of Egypt balloon accident victims

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 05:00pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... a forensic pathologist and a specialist in the identification of bodies – are part of a seven-member team who arrived in Egypt on Thursday to join another team of government officers to help ... Hongkongers were among 19 tourists who died after the sightseeing hot-air balloon they were aboard burst into a fireball shortly before landing in the ancient city of Luxor. Their bodies are badly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163077/hong-kong-forensic-experts-examine-bodies-egypt-balloon-accident
  6. Ancient values, customs and morals explored

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... power, representing a king, sometimes a queen, with a body of a lion. Flanking temple doorways and processional avenues in ancient Egypt, sphinx statues served as guardians that kept enemies ... to the eaves of a roof on an ancient Greek temple in Italy. Greek and Etruscan buildings often featured such tiles, which were also highly decorative, to ward off evil. Also on display ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993507/ancient-values-customs-and-morals-explored
  7. Ancient breed was built for speed

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser Greyhounds are the second-fastest accelerating animal on the planet. They can reach 72km/h in six strides. The cheetah is the fastest. Their roots can be traced back thousands of years, and their images were discovered in a tomb built in Egypt in 4000BC. They are also the only dog mentioned by name in the Bible, which refers to them as stately: 'A greyhound, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605602/ancient-breed-was-built-speed
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's generals use power grab to increase their economic clout

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 11:30pm by WASHPOST

    ... control into big money In the shadows of a harsh political crackdown, the military that overthrew Egypt's first democratically elected president last summer is positioning itself to become ... run by 'Military Inc'," said Joshua Stacher, an Egypt expert at Kent State University who has studied the military economy. Three years after Mubarak was toppled during massive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450918/egypts-generals-use-power-grab-increase-their-economic-clout
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s crackdown on Islamists sees 16,000 jailed in past eight months

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:15pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Crackdown on Islamists puts 16,000 behind bars Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has seen 16,000 people jailed over the past eight months in the country's ... or in impromptu jails set up in police training camps because prisons are overcrowded. Inmates are kept for months without charge. Rights activists say torture- by Egypt's legal definition- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450917/egypts-crackdown-islamists-sees-16000-jailed-past-eight-months
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Doctor to stand trial over female circumcision in first for Egypt

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Cairo Doctor and father of the 13-year-old will face court in a first for Egypt Genital mutilation trial after girl dies For the first time in Egypt, a doctor will stand ... to be prosecuted for FGM in Egypt, where the practice was banned in 2008 but is still widely accepted and carried out by many doctors in private. Sohair al-Bata'a died in Fadl's care in June ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450118/doctor-stand-trial-over-female-circumcision-first-egypt

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