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Amina Ismail

Coronavirus crisis spells trouble for many Egyptian breadwinners

07 Apr 2020

CAIRO Squatting with other day labourers under a bridge in Cairo, 48-year-old Yasser Nagi says he has waited in vain for two weeks for work on a construction site so he can feed his family.

Egypt's health sector races to scale up coronavirus readiness

02 Apr 2020

CAIRO Egypt has ramped up efforts to fight the coronavirus, ordering manufacturers to channel medical protective equipment to public hospitals and announcing 1 billion Egyptian pounds ($64 million) in extra funding for its health services.

Egypt's health sector races to scale up coronavirus readiness

02 Apr 2020

CAIRO Egypt has ramped up efforts to fight the coronavirus, ordering manufacturers to channel medical protective equipment to public hospitals and announcing 1 billion Egyptian pounds ($64 million) in extra funding for its health services.

Egypt's health sector races to scale up coronavirus readiness

01 Apr 2020

CAIRO, April 1 Egypt has ramped up efforts to fight the coronavirus, ordering manufacturers to channel medical protective equipment to public hospitals and announcing 1 billion Egyptian pounds ($64 million) in extra funding for its health services.

Arabs prioritize key ties with U.S. against Iran in reacting to Trump peace plan

30 Jan 2020

RIYADH/CAIRO Arab powers appear to be prioritizing close ties with the United States that are vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians in their reaction to President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.

Arabs prioritise key ties with U.S. against Iran in reacting to Trump peace plan

30 Jan 2020

RIYADH/CAIRO Arab powers appear to be prioritising close ties with the United States that are vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians in their reaction to President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.

Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues

29 Sep 2019

CAIRO A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday, his family and a security source said, part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took power.

Mursi's death in Cairo prison raises fears for other inmates

27 Jun 2019

CAIRO The children of high-profile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents' health.

Egypt detains prominent opposition leader over alleged anti-government plot

26 Jun 2019

CAIRO Egypt detained a leading opposition figure and allies on Tuesday on charges of plotting to bring down the government, but opposition groups said the arrests aimed to stymie their preparations for parliamentary elections next year.

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

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