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Egypt reports first coronavirus fatality as German tourist dies

09 Mar 2020

CAIRO Egypt reported its first fatality from the coronavirus on Sunday, with the Health Ministry saying a 60-year-old German tourist, who had arrived in the country seven days ago and was taken to hospital in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, had died.

Egypt tries to protect tourism after coronavirus outbreak on cruise ship

08 Mar 2020

CAIRO Egypt is rushing to protect its important tourism sector and reassure travellers it is safe to visit after an outbreak of the coronavirus on a cruise ship on the River Nile.

Egypt's population nears 100 million, putting pressure on resources and jobs

31 Jan 2020

CAIRO Sitting in her sister's apartment on a noisy Cairo street, Rania Sayed one day hopes to leave a city that is becoming more congested as Egypt's population ticks up to 100 million, a milestone it will pass next month.

Libyens Regierungschef will Rebellengeneral nicht treffen

21 Jan 2020

Berlin Libyens Regierungschef Fajes al-Serradsch hat ein Treffen mit seinem Widersacher Chalifa Haftar auch einen Tag nach der Berliner Libyen-Konferenz abgelehnt.

Libya will face 'catastrophe' if oil blockade continues: Tripoli premier

20 Jan 2020

BERLIN Libya will face a "catastrophic situation" unless foreign powers put pressure on eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar to lift a blockade of oilfields that has cut output to almost zero, the country's internationally recognised premier said on Monday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Libya will face catastrophe if oil blockade continues -Tripoli premier

20 Jan 2020

BERLIN, Jan 20 Libya will face a "catastrophic situation" unless foreign powers put pressure on eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar to lift a blockade of oilfields that has cut output to almost zero, the country's internationally recognised premier said on Monday.

U.N. envoy hopes for, but cannot predict, speedy reopening of Libya oil ports

18 Jan 2020

BERLIN The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but "could not predict" whether eastern oil ports shut ahead of a pending Berlin summit aimed at reaching a truce in Libya would be reopened soon. | Video

Water crisis builds in Egypt as dam talks falter, temperatures rise

07 Nov 2019

FAYOUM, Egypt Ahmed Abd-Rabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km (30 miles) from Egypt's River Nile. Then supplies in the canal linking his seven acres to the river dwindled as other farmers drew more water, and he had to abandon half the plot.

Water crisis builds in Egypt as dam talks falter, temperatures rise

06 Nov 2019

FAYOUM, Egypt, Nov 6 Ahmed Abd-Rabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops in northern Egypt. Then the canal linking his seven acres to the River Nile started drying up and he had to abandon half the plot.

African refugee women report surge of sex attacks in Egypt

17 Oct 2019

CAIRO The 17-year-old South Sudanese refugee finally managed to escape after three months as a prisoner in a Cairo apartment where she was repeatedly gang raped, only to realize that she had become pregnant by one of her attackers.

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