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  1. Egypt welcomes lifting of US sanctions on Sudan

    Wgmd.com -  Delmarva 10.07 / 13:19 wgmd.com
    CAIRO –  Egypt has welcomed a U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Sudan despite Cairo’s tense ties with Khartoum over a border dispute. Egypt’s endorsement of the U.S. move came in a Saturday statement by its foreign ministry. The Trump administration earlier this week lifted the decades-long sanctions, arguing that Sudan is making progress in…
  2. AFRICA/EGYPT - Families of the "Martyrs of Libya" ask the government for confirmation regarding the announced discovery

    Fides.org - World 10.07 / 11:32 fides.org
    Minya – The families of the 21 Copts beheaded in Libya in 2015 by jihadists of the Islamic State have addressed the Egyptian Foreign Ministry an urgent request to confirm the discovery of the deadly remains of their family members, announced last September 28, by the Libyan General Prosecutor Al Sadiq al Sour . In the message, re-launched by local media, family members of the victims of the massacre express fears that someone can play with the most intimate feelings of people with…
  3. Tour n' Cure: Egypt launches medical tourism campaign to eradicate hepatitis C

    France24.com -Middle Easte 10.07 / 10:44 www.france24.com
    With the highest rate of hepatitis C globally, Egypt has developed an expertise in treating it. Now it is looking to share its know-how, as well as locally produced low-cost drugs, with foreigners having trouble getting treatment at…
  4. Anything but typical, Mavs forward Dwight Powell's dream offseason vacation took him to Egypt

    Editor's note: This story first appeared on Dallasnews.com on Sept. 3, 2017On a cool, crisp night in the Sahara Desert, miles from civilization, Dwight Powell heard footsteps.Not human footsteps. Might have been a jackal or a hedgehog. And even though the fourth-year Mavericks player is 6-11 and powerfully built, he was in no hurry to find out what critters might be scurrying about. Better to curl up in the sleeping bag and just assume that if you don't bother them, they won't bother you.…
  5. Egypt is raiding its LGBTQ community after rainbow flags flew at a concert. And the West is silent.

    Kazu.org - Seaside 10.07 / 03:47 kazu.org
    A Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo last month sparked a public outcry against Egypt's LGBTQ community and led to the country's widest anti-gay crackdown. Fans waving rainbows flags at the concert became targets. Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 57 people in the escalated persecution of LGBTQ communities in Egypt. The targets have had a range of identies: Members of the LGBTQ communites, allies to the LGBTQ community and others. Since the concert, at least five men have been sub…
  6. Sharjah Ruler congratulates Egypt’s President on 6th October War victory

    Totaluae.com - Business 10.07 / 03:13 totaluae.com
    Fri 06-10-2017 22:19 PM SHARJAH, 6th October, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has sent a congratulatory cable to the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, on the occasion ... The post Sharjah Ruler congratulates Egypt’s President on 6th October War victory appeared first on UAE Business Insights -…
  7. Egypt is raiding its LGBTQ community after rainbow flags flew at a concert. And the West is silent.

    Wunc.org - North Carolina (NC) 10.07 / 02:43 wunc.org
    A Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo last month sparked a public outcry against Egypt's LGBTQ community and led to the country's widest anti-gay crackdown. Fans waving rainbows flags at the concert became targets. Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 57 people in the escalated persecution of LGBTQ communities in Egypt. The targets have had a range of identies: Members of the LGBTQ communites, allies to the LGBTQ community and others. Since the concert, at least five men have been sub…
  8. Egypt is raiding its LGBTQ community after rainbow flags flew at a concert. And the West is silent.

    Wvxu.org - Ohio (OH) 10.07 / 02:42 wvxu.org
    A Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo last month sparked a public outcry against Egypt's LGBTQ community and led to the country's widest anti-gay crackdown. Fans waving rainbows flags at the concert became targets. Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 57 people in the escalated persecution of LGBTQ communities in Egypt. The targets have had a range of identies: Members of the LGBTQ communites, allies to the LGBTQ community and others. Since the concert, at least five men have been sub…
  9. Egypt is raiding its LGBTQ community after rainbow flags flew at a concert. And the West is silent.

    Wmot.org - Tennessee (TN) 10.07 / 00:49 wmot.org
    A Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo last month sparked a public outcry against Egypt's LGBTQ community and led to the country's widest anti-gay crackdown. Fans waving rainbows flags at the concert became targets. Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 57 people in the escalated persecution of LGBTQ communities in Egypt. The targets have had a range of identies: Members of the LGBTQ communites, allies to the LGBTQ community and others. Since the concert, at least five men have been sub…
  10. Egypt is raiding its LGBTQ community after rainbow flags flew at a concert. And the West is silent.

    Wlrn.org - Miami 10.07 / 00:47 wlrn.org
    A Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo last month sparked a public outcry against Egypt's LGBTQ community and led to the country's widest anti-gay crackdown. Fans waving rainbows flags at the concert became targets. Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 57 people in the escalated persecution of LGBTQ communities in Egypt. The targets have had a range of identies: Members of the LGBTQ communites, allies to the LGBTQ community and others. Since the concert, at least five men have been sub…
  11. Egypt is raiding its LGBTQ community after rainbow flags flew at a concert. And the West is silent.

    Etvradio.org - South Carolina (SC) 10.07 / 00:16 etvradio.org
    A Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo last month sparked a public outcry against Egypt's LGBTQ community and led to the country's widest anti-gay crackdown. Fans waving rainbows flags at the concert became targets. Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 57 people in the escalated persecution of LGBTQ communities in Egypt. The targets have had a range of identies: Members of the LGBTQ communites, allies to the LGBTQ community and others. Since the concert, at least five men have been sub…
  12. Egypt’s Homosexuals Push Back Against Further Government Restraints

    Breitbart.com - Europe 10.06 / 14:26 breitbart.com
    CAIRO — An international rights group has slammed an Egyptian media regulatory body’s order prohibiting homosexuals or their slogans from appearing on any outlet amid a mass arrest campaign against them and their sup…
  13. State Department expresses concern over Egypt, Azerbaijan crackdowns

    Washingtonblade.com - World 10.06 / 12:12 washingtonblade.com
    Dozens of LGBT people arrested in recent…
  14. Rights group slams Egypt's media blackout on homosexuals

    Billingsgazette.com - World 10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com
    CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group has slammed an Egyptian media regulatory body's order prohibiting homosexuals or their slogans from appearing on any outlet amid a mass arrest campaign against them and their s…
  15. Rights group slams Egypt’s media blackout on homosexuals

    Federalnewsradio.com - Media 10.06 / 10:13 federalnewsradio.com
    Rights group slams Egyptian media regulatory body's order banning homosexuals or their slogans from appearing on any outlet amid an arrest campaign against them The post Rights group slams Egypt’s media blackout on homosexuals appeared first on…
  16. Egypt bans media from ‘positive’ LGBTI reporting

    Gaystarnews.com - Lifestyle 10.06 / 10:00 gaystarnews.com
    The government said 'homosexuality is a sickness and disgrace that would be better hidden from…
  17. Pre-Dynastic Rock Art Discovered in Egypt

    Archaeology.org - Science 10.04 / 20:32 archaeology.org
    ASWAN, EGYPT—Ahram Online reports that a team of researchers from Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities discovered panels of 15,000-year-old rock art during a survey in the Subeira Valley. The images, carved into sandstone, depict hippopotamuses, wild bulls, donkeys, and gazelles. Similar images have been found at sites in Al-Qarta and Abu Tanqoura. “These markings helped archaeologists to determine the exact dating of the newly discovered ones in Subeira Valley,” explained Nasr Salama, director …
  18. 57 people now arrested in Egypt over support of gay rights and police show no sign of stopping

    Gaystarnews.com - Lifestyle 10.04 / 17:36 gaystarnews.com
    Mashrou’ Leila, which has a gay singer, has slammed the crackdown on the LGBTI c…
  19. Egypt's Photographers Get Ready to Party

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 10.04 / 17:00 albawaba.com
    Egypt’s Photopia and Darb 1718 have joined forces and bring back the mammoth photography event: CAIROGRAPHIE . Photographers in Cairo can participate and submit their masterpieces in “Transitions”, the first edition of the photography festival. You must make sure to do so, however, before October 15. © Scoop Empire 2017. All rights reserved. read more…
  20. How Ubisoft excavated ancient Egypt for ‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ rich environment

    Digital Trends - Gaming 10.04 / 16:03 digitaltrends.com
    Ubisoft game director Ashraf Ismail explains why Assassin’s Creed Origins’ Ancient Egyptian world may make for one of most interesting games yet The post How Ubisoft excavated ancient Egypt for ‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ rich environment appeared first on Digital Tre…