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2017-07-24 28 Sentenced to Death Over Top Prosecutor Killing
[Al Jazeera] An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death over the killing of a top prosecutor two years ago, security and judicial officials said.

2017-07-24 Egyptian Physicians Help DR Congo Refugees
[ANGOP] Luanda -Five Egyptian doctors arrived Sunday in Luanda, en route to Lunda Norte province, where they will provide humanitarian assistance to refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo in Angolan territory.

2017-07-24 Egypt Investment Bank Gets Brokerage Licence
[Nation] Egypt-based investment bank EFG-Hermes has been licensed to operate a stockbroker unit in Kenya with an eye on an investment bank permit, targeting institutional and high net-worth investors from the Middle East.

2017-07-18 China Agrees to Import Grapes From Egypt After 2 Years Negotiations
[Focac] Cairo -The Egyptian authorities said on Thursday that China has agreed to import grapes from Egypt after two years of intense negotiations.

2017-07-17 Egypt's Ex-President Morsi Due On Retrial for Jailbreak
[Focac] Cairo -Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday decided to defer to July 30 the retrial of former president Mohamed Morsi and several Muslim Brotherhood members on prison break charges.

2017-07-17 Cairo Police Clash With Nile Island Squatters Turns Deadly
[Deutsche Welle] At least one person has died after clashes between Egyptian authorities and residents broke out on a Nile island in Cairo. Egypt's government is leading a nationwide campaign to demolish illegal dwellings.

2017-07-17 Orkuma Signs Four-Year Deal With ENPPI in Egypt
[Daily Trust] Former Flying Eagles defensive midfielder, Moses Terese Orkuma yesterday penned a four year deal with Egyptian Premier League side, ENNPI.

2017-07-18 Report On the State of EU-Egypt Relations - Engaging On Shared Priorities
[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union and Egypt have been moving forward engaging on shared priorities under their Association Agreement.

2017-07-14 Etihad Airways Increases Frequency to Nigeria, Egypt
[Guardian] Etihad Airways is adding year-round flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and both Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates.

2017-07-14 Egypt Cultural Week Excites Paramount Chief Gomani V
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Paramount Chief Gomani V, has expressed excitement over his participation in the Egyptian cultural week which will run from 17 to 25 July under the theme 'The Africa We Want: Our Youth, Our Culture and Our Future'.

2017-07-13 Suspension and Fine for Ahly Coach El Badry
[CAF] The Chairman of the CAF Disciplinary Board has handed a one match suspension plus a fine of 10,000 US Dollars to Al Ahly coach, Hossam El Badry, for violating directives and guidelines related to media operations of the ongoing Total CAF Champions League.

2017-07-13 New MTV Dramas Tackle Genital Cutting and Sex Work
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Issues often seen as taboo

2017-07-13 US Laptop Ban Lifted in Egypt, Morocco
[Monitor] Egypt and Morocco's airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March.

2017-07-10 Govt Shouldn't Deport Ethnic Uyghurs to China
[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities should not deport dozens of detained Chinese Muslim Uyghurs to China, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture, Human Rights Watch said today.

2017-07-10 Bodies of 19 Egyptian Migrants Found in Libyan Desert
[Deutsche Welle] The Red Crescent humanitarian body has said it recovered the decomposed bodies of 19 Egyptian migrants. They appear to have been smuggled into Libya but it remained unclear where they were going when they died.

2017-07-10 Letter From Hrw to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb
[HRW] Ahmed El-Tayeb

2017-07-09 UN Condemns Terrorist Attack in Rafah
[UN News] Condemning yesterday's terrorist attack against a checkpoint in Rafah, Egypt, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council have underscored the need to bring the perpetrators to justice.

2017-07-07 Daunting Task Awaits Zamalek Against Ahly Tripoli
[CAF] Five-time winners, Zamalek, face a daunting task this weekend when they take on Libyan visitors, Ahly Tripol in Alexandria, as Group B enters homestretch.

2017-07-07 President Ratifies Transfer of Two Islands to Saudi Arabia
[Fahamu] Territory has been under administrative control of the North African state since 1906

2017-07-05 Zamalek Closer to Sign CAPS United Forward Amidu
[The Herald] Five-time African champions Zamalek have moved closer to securing the signature of CAPS United forward Abbas Amidu after officially indicating their interest in signing the forward who destroyed them with a superb double strike in a CAF Champions League showdown at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday.

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