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Egypt says talks over Ethiopia's Nile dam deadlocked, calls for mediation

06 Oct 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Egypt said on Saturday that talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a $4 billion (3.24 billion pounds) hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile have reached a deadlock, and it called for international mediation.

Egypt's security forces move to block anti-Sisi protests

28 Sep 2019

CAIRO Egyptian police dispersed a protest in Cairo while mounting a huge show of force in the centre and other cities after calls to demonstrate against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, witnesses said, as a large pro-Sisi rally was held in the capital.

UPDATE 2-Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilise oil producer

12 Sep 2019

CAIRO, Sept 11 Germany aims to host a conference about Libya this year in conjunction with the United Nations to try to stabilise the oil- producing country, where rival factions have been fighting over the capital, Germany's ambassador to Libya said on Wednesday.

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression'

11 Sep 2019

CAIRO Arab foreign ministers condemned a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank as "aggression" undermining any chances of a peace settlement with the Palestinians.

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression'

11 Sep 2019

CAIRO Arab foreign ministers condemned a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank as "aggression" undermining any chances of a peace settlement with the Palestinians.

Former coach says army officer should lead Egyptian football federation

08 Jul 2019

CAIRO A former Egypt coach called for a military officer to head the Egyptian Football Federation (EFA) after the host nation was knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Libya parliament chief allied to Haftar rules out talks before Tripoli captured

14 Jun 2019

CAIRO/TRIPOLI The head of the Libyan parliament aligned with eastern forces trying to seize the capital from the internationally-backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city.

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured

13 Jun 2019

CAIRO, June 13 The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city.

Egypt votes in referendum that could keep Sisi in power until 2030

21 Apr 2019

CAIRO Egyptians voted on Saturday in a three-day referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and boost the role of the powerful military.

Egypt releases award-winning photojournalist jailed since 2013

04 Mar 2019

CAIRO Egyptian authorities on Monday released a photojournalist who spent more than five years in jail after covering a 2013 sit-in that ended with security forces killing hundreds of protesters.

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