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What's at stake in Sudan's transition?

Jul 18 2019

CAIRO Sudan's ruling military council and an alliance of protest and opposition groups have signed a political accord on a three-year transition towards elections.

EBRD looks to boost equity investments in Egypt

Jul 16 2019

CAIRO, July 16 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expects to keep investments in Egypt at over 1 billion euros this year, boosting its equity portfolio through a delayed privatisation programme, its regional director said.

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike

Jul 13 2019

CAIRO More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday.

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public

Jul 13 2019

DAHSHUR, Egypt Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction.

UPDATE 3-Egypt hikes domestic fuel prices as it rounds off subsidy reform

Jul 05 2019

* Austerity has squeezed ordinary Egyptians (Adds quotes, details, analyst comment)

Mursi's death in Cairo prison raises fears for other inmates

Jun 27 2019

CAIRO The children of high-profile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents' health.

Egyptian ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo as Islamists mourn

Jun 18 2019

CAIRO Modern Egypt's first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Mursi, was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday, a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison, his sons said. | Video

Cairo's 'mother of Egyptian museums' set for revamp

Jun 16 2019

CAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection.

Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible: U.S. official

Jun 14 2019

CAIRO Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talks following a deadly raid on a protest camp, the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said on Friday.

UK's Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms

May 28 2019

CAIRO British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's exit deal, and that it was up to both sides to avoid a no-deal exit.

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