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A church official said more families arrived in the Suez canal city of Ismailiya, a day after about 250 Copts sought shelter in one church alone there.Three Christians have been shot dead over the past week in the city of El-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic State group jihadists are waging an…
03.28 / 22:05
yourmiddleeast.com
Islam Times - Ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was ordered to be freed from detention on Mandy according to Egypt's official news agency…
03.28 / 21:08
islamtimes.org
Islam Times - Egyptian ties with the Israeli regime have taken a nosedive after the Tel Aviv regime quietly withdrew its diplomats from Cairo days after a visit by Lebanon’s p…
03.28 / 20:10
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Islam Times - Egyptian army forces detonated a commercial tunnel in Gaza Strip, killing Palestinian workmen and injuring five others on…
03.28 / 14:06
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Meteorologists are predicting mild weather to prevail on Saturday to the north, as well as in Cairo and Lower Egypt.The temperatures are expected to be moderate in the south during daylight hours and very cold at night.Low- and medium-level clouds will appear to the north and east. Mist will affect visibility in the morning along the northern coasts, in Lower Egypt, Cairo and the Suez Canal cities.Winds, mostly northwesterly, will be active in South Sinai, the Gulf of Suez, and the Red…
03.28 / 13:42
egyptindependent.com
As there are divergent views on branches of knowledge which preside over men’s conception of perspectives and realities, Africa Unmasked is engaged in a programme to educate an African child. This is done at the backdrop of the low levels of literacy and innovations in[Read…
03.28 / 13:02
kaironews.com
Alagi Yorro Jallow Fake news is so real and so pervasive that it already rings disturbingly familiar. It’s the production and dissemination of false information meant to influence the direction of our Gambian life by deluding anyone unsuspecting enough to swallow it. To our thinking,[Read M…
03.28 / 13:02
kaironews.com
By Saul Saidykhan  In about two weeks, Gambians will be going to the polls to elect Representatives to the National Assembly. Sadly though, instead of focusing on what really matters, anywhere one turns to on Gambian social media, Gambians are attacking each other on an[Read …
03.28 / 12:33
kaironews.com
By Abdoulie John As the National Assembly elections enters into crucial stage, the United Democratic Party (UDP) executive decided to hit the campaign trail with a week’s nationwide tour on Sunday. In a news announcement on Saturday, the party said its leader and Foreign Affairs[Read…
03.28 / 12:19
kaironews.com
By Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh, Associate Professor of Islam and contemporary Studies at the Muslim College London, Researcher at the University of Dundee and London Islamic Cultural Centre The Gambia is a blessed nation endowed with great mercy, compassion, bounty and blessings of the Gracious[Read…
03.28 / 12:19
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The Ministry of Antiquities plans to inaugurate the largest temporary restoration laboratory on Wednesday morning at the site of the Egyptian-Japanese expedition operating at the second Khufu vessel in the Giza Pyramids area. The ceremony will be attended by the President of Japan's Higashi Nippon International University, the general director of the university, the head of the Egyptian Antiquities Sector at the Antiquities Ministry, and the head of the projects sector at the…
03.28 / 12:17
egyptindependent.com
Clashes between security forces and Muslim residents of a village in Luxor governorate erupted on Friday, after a rumor that a family was holding a young woman who converted to Islam against her will.Three police officers and four recruits were injured during the clashes, while police arrested 11 suspects for resisting arrest and for riotting and demonstrating without prior permission.The Muslim crowds gathered near the houses of Coptic Christians in the village of Edaisat Qebli, near Tawd…
03.28 / 12:17
egyptindependent.com
The Security Information Center of the Ministry of Interior announced the death of a citizen and the injury of 3 members of his family in a blast in Maadi.The center added in a statement issued on Friday that the security services in Cairo received a communication on Friday morning saying an explosion was heard on Algeria street in the Maadi, after which security leaders, civil protection personnel, and bomb squads moved immediately to the area of the explosion.As the doorman of…
03.28 / 12:17
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The Israeli Ambassador to Cairo David Govrin criticized the Egyptian government, saying that the Egyptian regime does not favor economic and civil cooperation with Israel for domestic political reasons, despite the fact that such cooperation would be in the interest of Egypt.He stressed though close ties between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, based on trust and mutual respect.In a speech Govrin delivered on Thursday evening at…
03.28 / 12:17
egyptindependent.com
Luxor International Airport received 4 charter flights from Germany carrying 650 tourists on Thursday.Luxor Airport station manager Ahmed Abdellatif said the first flight was coming from Munich airport, carrying 130 tourists.The second flight came from Düsseldorf International Airport, carrying 130 German tourists; while the third and fourth were from Frankfurt International Airport and Schönfeld International Airport, each carrying around 400 German tourists on a visit to the a…
03.28 / 12:17
egyptindependent.com
Several members of Egypt’s security forces were killed in the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday in violent clashes with an insurgent group affiliated with the Islamic State. Egypt army spokesman Tamer el-Rifai said that security forces were carrying out a raid on a suspected Sinai Province base, where they uncovered explosives, weapons, ammunition, and equipment, including […
03.28 / 12:12
thetower.org
"Food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years," the agency said in a report released Monday."The prevalence of severe food insecurity in the adult population... was close to 9.5 percent in 2014-2015, representing approximately 30 million people," it…
03.28 / 12:08
yourmiddleeast.com
The strongman who ruled for 30 years had warned that if it were not for him chaos would grip Egypt.To the dismay of protesters who put their faith in the revolution, Mubarak left a miliary hospital on Friday where he had been detained since his 2011 ouster to a country where many now remember his stable rule with…
03.28 / 12:08
yourmiddleeast.com
Israel quietly withdrew its ambassador to Egypt, and all the embassy team, due to fears that Islamic State operatives in Cairo would target them. The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that Ambassador David Govrin returned to Israel two and half months ago, though his departure remained confidential. Israeli security officials recommended that the ambassador and his team return […
03.23 / 23:07
thetower.org
An ISIS affiliate based in the Sinai Peninsula has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s rocket attacks against Eilat and threatened to launch more in the future, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. Sinai Province, which has an estimated 800 to 1,000 members, said in a statement online, “A military squad fired a number of Grad rockets at communities [&#…
03.23 / 23:07
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