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Egyptian ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo as Islamists mourn

19 Jun 2019

CAIRO Modern Egypt's first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Mursi, was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday, a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison, his sons said. | Video

Cairo's "mother of Egyptian museums" set for revamp

17 Jun 2019

CAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection.

Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible: U.S. official

14 Jun 2019

CAIRO Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talks following a deadly raid on a protest camp, the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said on Friday.

UK's Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms

28 May 2019

CAIRO British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's exit deal, and that it was up to both sides to avoid a no-deal exit.

Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms

28 May 2019

CAIRO British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's exit deal, and that it was up to both sides to avoid a no-deal exit.

UPDATE 1-UK's Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms

28 May 2019

CAIRO, May 28 British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's exit deal, and that it was up to both sides to avoid a no-deal exit.

Egypt's new desert capital faces delays as it battles for funds

13 May 2019

CAIRO Egypt's government wants to start running the nation from a new capital in the desert from mid-2020, but the $58 billion project is struggling to raise funds and needs to overcome other challenges after investors pulled out. | Video

Explainer: What's at stake for Libya's oil as conflict flares?

29 Apr 2019

LONDON/CAIRO Eastern-based Libyan forces led by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in April on the capital Tripoli in the west that has plunged the oil-producing nation into a new bout of conflict.

Explainer: What next for Sudan after Bashir's fall?

17 Apr 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Sudan's Omar al-Bashir has been ousted after three decades in power following months of mass protests. The military has announced a transitional period of up to two years followed by elections, but demonstrators are pushing for a quick handover of power to civilians.

Explainer: What next for Sudan after Bashir's fall?

16 Apr 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Sudan's Omar al-Bashir has been ousted after three decades in power following months of mass protests. The military has announced a transitional period of up to two years followed by elections, but demonstrators are pushing for a quick handover of power to civilians.

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