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Egypt's Sisi says cabinet reshuffle 'very soon'

CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will reshuffle his cabinet soon, he told state newspapers in an interview published on Tuesday.

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Egypt says it prevented 12,000 people from illegally migrating in 2016

CAIRO Egyptian border patrol and coast guard forces stopped more than 12,000 people of various nationalities from illegally entering or leaving the country in 2016, the military said on Wednesday,

World, Libya Jan 11 2017

Egyptian court approves freezing assets of rights activists

CAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday approved a freeze on the assets of three human rights activists, one of them said, the latest twist in a five-year-old case in which NGOs are accused of receiving foreign funds to sow chaos.

World, Jan 11 2017

Islamic state claims responsibility for attack on Sinai police checkpoint: Amaq

CAIRO Islamic State is responsible for an attack on a security checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai province that killed at least eight people on Monday, the group's Amaq news agency said on Tuesday.

World, Jan 10 2017

Seven Egyptian police killed in Sinai bomb attack

CAIRO At least seven policemen and one civilian were killed in a bomb attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai city of al-Arish on Monday, and five of the attackers were also killed, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said.

World, Jan 09 2017

Prominent Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher freed from jail on probation

CAIRO Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher, a symbol of the popular uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak in 2011, has been released after three years in prison for breaking a law that bans unapproved protests, his lawyer said on Thursday.

World, Jan 05 2017