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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Hosni Mubarak, in court, denies he ordered protesters killed in 2011 uprising

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:43am by AP

    ... defiant. "I voluntarily chose to give up my responsibility as president to prevent bloodshed and to preserve national unity, for Egypt not to slip into a dangerous path toward ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt plans to build new Suez Canal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:40am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairo Plans for new Suez Canal on the drawing board Egypt plans to build a new Suez Canal alongside the existing 145-year-old historic waterway in a multi-billion dollar project aimed at expanding trade along the fastest shipping route between Europe and Asia. The Suez Canal earns Egypt about US$5 billion a year in revenues, a vital source of hard currency for a country ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Alexandria villa that inspired Lawrence Durrell novels may be razed

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Alexandria Inspiration for acclaimed author's most famous work, The Alexandria Quartet, could become latest historic building in city to be demolished Durrell's ... and architects to fear for the legacy of a city that was once one of the grandest in the region. Many of the 1,135 buildings nominally protected by a 2006 preservation order are in disrepair and at risk ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi sweeps to victory in Egypt presidential vote

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:18am

    ... as a strong figure who can end the turmoil that has convulsed Egypt since the revolution that ended Mubarak’s 30 years in power. But critics fear he will become another autocrat who will preserve ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian presidential candidate el-Sissi warns editors not to push freedom

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:36pm by AP

    ... of "preserving the Egyptian state". Sisi warned the editors against "scaring people" with coverage that "creates scepticism or uneasiness in society". Speaking about protests, he ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

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

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

    ... the National Council for Motherhood and Childhood and "to preserve the morals of our children". Of course I’m not happy with what happened. I did [it] out of respect for myself FORMER ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Archaeologists in Luxor, Egypt, piece together two more pharaoh statues

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by AFP

    ... ancient pieces of what they said were parts of other statues of the ancient ruler and his relatives, including a well-preserved alabaster head from another Amenhotep III statue. Sourouzian said the aim of her team's work was to preserve these monuments and the temple itself, which according to her had suffered at the hands of "nature and mankind". "Every ruin, every ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Obama condemns Egypt bloodshed, cancels US exercises

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on US assistance. Egypt has been one of the top recipients of US assistance, primarily aimed at the military, since the most populous Arab nation signed a historic peace treaty with US ally Israel in 1979. Israel has supported the continuation of US military aid, seeing it as vital to preserving the peace treaty and ensuring Egypt’s co-operation against Islamist hardliners. The US ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Political unrest scares tourists away from Luxor, Egypt

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 04:48pm by AFP

    ... walk through the crowded streets three years ago, but now idle guides loiter between the towering columns of historic structures. Salah lives in a three-room house with a courtyard where his ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Deadly twin blasts hit Egypt’s Sinai

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 05:30pm by AFP

    ... military and interior ministry installations to preserve their lives,” the statement said. ...




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