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  1. Several killed as explosion rips through church in Egypt

    Khaama.com - Middle Easte 05.26 / 03:07 khaama.com
    Several people were killed after an explosion ripped through a church in northern Egypt, it has been reported. The incident took place in the city of Tanta north of Cairo targeting the St George Coptic church. Preliminary reports indicate at least fifteen people have been killed in the explosion. Egypt’s state television reported that at Read the full…
  2. Egypt Bans 21 Websites for ‘Supporting Terrorism and Publishing Lies’

    Breitbart.com - Technology 05.26 / 01:58 breitbart.com
    The Egyptian government announced on Wednesday that it was blocking a list of 21 websites for “having content that supports terrorism and extremism as well publishing l…
  3. Bey2ollak ‘Stories’ Allows Users to Share Their Everyday Moments on Egypt’s Roads

    Egyptianstreets.com - Technology 05.25 / 22:08 egyptianstreets.com
    Bey2ollak, Egypt’s leading mobile application for crowd-sourcing traffic updates, has added a ‘Stories’ feature to its application. Following in the footsteps of Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook, Bey2ollak is the first Egyptian startup to implement Stories in its application. In a post on Facebook, Bey2ollak said that the new feature would allow users to share their…
  4. Egypt’s judiciary takes bold step in showdown with Sisi

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 05.25 / 21:25 al-monitor.com
    The Egyptian State Council decided to defy the law on the appointment of the heads of judicial bodies and nominated only Judge Yahya Dakroury, in a move that may stir a dispute with the…
  5. Egypt Blocks 21 Websites For 'Terrorism' And 'Fake News'

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology 05.25 / 19:27 tech.slashdot.org
    Ahmed Aboulenein, reporting for Reuters: Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based Al Jazeera television and prominent local independent news site Mada Masr, accusing them of supporting terrorism and spreading false news. The blockade is notable in scope and for being the first publicly recognized by the government. It was heavily criticized by journalists and rights groups. The state news agency announced it late on Wednesday. Individual websites had been…
  6. Sisi's Egypt cracks down on news websites

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Egypt 05.25 / 18:04 yourmiddleeast.com
    Around 20 websites based in Qatar and Egypt have been inaccessible since Wednesday night, including the Doha newspapers Al-Watan and Al-Raya, the Muslim Brotherhood's Ikhwan Online and Egypt-based Al-Sharq television which is close to the outlawed group.Independent sites such as Mada Masr, which takes a strong stand against corruption, and Huffpost Arabi, the Arabic edition of the Huffington Post, have also been cut for Egyptian web…
  7. Dana Gas to resume limited drilling in Egypt

    Thenational.ae - Business 05.25 / 17:30 thenational.ae
    The Sharjah-based company is one of the many oil & gas producers who have struggled to recoup outstanding payments for hydrocarbons from the Egyptian…
  8. EBRD Offers $458 Million In Loans For 750 Megawatts Of Solar Projects In Egypt

    Cleantechnica.com - Technology 05.25 / 16:41 cleantechnica.com
    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has offered more than $450 million to various project developers planning to set up utility-scale solar power projects in Egypt. EBRD Offers $458 Million In Loans For 750 Megawatts Of Solar Projects In Egypt was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS |…
  9. Bookmaking for Children in Egypt: Prizes, Initiatives, and Challenges

    Arablit.org - Lifestyle 05.25 / 16:35 arablit.org
    As the name of the competition indicates, it celebrates: “the Earth, eco-living, environmental awareness, agriculture and love of g…
  10. Aljazeera, Huffington Post among 21 Websites Banned in Egypt for ‘Supporting Terrorism’

    Pctechmag.com - Technology 05.25 / 14:55 pctechmag.com
    Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based Al Jazeera television and Huffington Post Arabic, for “supporting terrorism”, state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday. While local media didn’t list all the affected URLs, Reuters sources said the government blocked them, because it believes they’re affiliated with Qatar — Al Jazee…
  11. Egypt officials say Sinai militants kill 4 security forces

    Abc27.com - World 05.25 / 14:42 abc27.com
    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say separate attacks in restive northern Sinai peninsula where Islamic militants are a…
  12. Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

    Newdelhitimes.com - World 05.25 / 13:59 newdelhitimes.com
    Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency. The alleged hack — and a purported fake news report that was […
  13. Little Egypt Alliance of Farmers Creates On-line Farmers Market

    News.wsiu.org - Media 05.25 / 13:16 news.wsiu.org
    Every year online shopping becomes more popular. A lot of stores are also offering the ability for customers to buy online and pick up in the store. Now local farmers are trying it…
  14. Egypt Pours €360 Million into Renewing Alexandria’s Tram Network

    Egyptianstreets.com - Politics 05.25 / 12:29 egyptianstreets.com
    Egypt is set to start the renovation and modernization of the prominent Al-Raml Tram network in Alexandria in a project that will cost €360 million. Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation signed a €100 million loan agreement with the French Development Agency (AFD), which will partially finance the project. The upgrading process of the 13.7 kilometers [R…
  15. Egypt and Jordan say no concessions on a Palestinian state

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Jordan 05.25 / 12:09 yourmiddleeast.com
    The meeting between the leaders of the two Arab countries that have signed peace treaties with Israel came after US President Donald Trump's administration suggested it would not insist on a Palestinian state for a Middle East peace agreement."The two sides discussed ways to push the stagnant Middle East peace process, especially in light of US President Donald Trump's administration coming to power," a presidency statement…
  16. News24.com | Egypt blocks several news sites including Jazeera

    News24.com - Africa 05.25 / 09:36 www.news24.com
    Egypt has blocked several media websites, including those belonging to the Qatari Al-Jazeera news channel and an opposition television station based in Turkey, a security official says.…
  17. Egypt blocks Al Jazeera and other sites for 'supporting terrorism'

    Engadget - News 05.25 / 08:43 engadget.com
    People living in Egypt will have to put their VPNs to work accessing 21 websites the the country has banned. According to state news agency MENA, Egypt has blocked Al Jazeera's main website and 20 other publications and online destinations,…
  18. Egypt blocks several media websites including Jazeera

    Egypt shuts down news outlets includingQatari Al-Jazeera who it accuses of supporting outlawed Muslim…
  19. 21 Middle Eastern Media Outlets Blocked in Egypt Amid Gulf Media War

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 05.25 / 07:37 albawaba.com
    Qatar-based media channel al-Jazeera and 21 other ‘terrorist’ news websites were banned in Egypt on Wednesday, the ministry of interior said, just hours after a media war erupted between Gulf states and Doha. Huffington Post's Arabic edition, Masr al-Arabiya, Arabi 21 Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. read mor…
  20. Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

    En.alalam.ir - Iran 05.25 / 07:24 en.alalam.ir
    Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news…