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How Al Jazeera covered Arabs severing ties with its backer

Jun 06 2017

CAIRO As one Arab state after another announced it was severing ties with Qatar, the tiny Gulf monarchy's flagship television channel Al Jazeera did not react like other broadcasters -- it updated its news ticker but its presenters said nothing.

How Al Jazeera covered Arabs severing ties with its backer

Jun 06 2017

CAIRO As one Arab state after another announced it was severing ties with Qatar, the tiny Gulf monarchy's flagship television channel Al Jazeera did not react like other broadcasters -- it updated its news ticker but its presenters said nothing.

In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Jan 16 2017

CAIRO An Egyptian court rejected on Monday a government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in a final ruling that prompted cheers in the courtroom but could deepen tensions with the country's erstwhile financial backer.

Egypt's Sisi names 10 ministers in cabinet reshuffle

Mar 23 2016

CAIRO President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi named 10 new ministers, including the finance and investment portfolios, in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday meant to help revive an economy laid low by years of political turmoil and militant violence.

Egypt's Sisi, for first time, says Russian plane was brought down by terrorists

Feb 24 2016

CAIRO Egypt's president said on Wednesday a Russian plane that crashed in Sinai last year was downed by terrorists seeking to damage its tourism industry and ties with Moscow - the first official indication from Cairo that foul play lay behind the disaster.

In Egypt, medicines disappear from shelves as dollar crisis bites

Feb 10 2016

CAIRO Nahed Ibrahim has scoured Egypt in vain to find a regular supply of medication to help her mother to recover from a stroke she suffered four months ago, since then the 75-year-old has struggled to follow conversations.

IS militants claim hotel attack that killed seven in Egypt's Sinai

Nov 24 2015

CAIRO Islamic State's Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed at least seven people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying.

IS militants claim hotel attack that killed seven in Egypt's Sinai

Nov 24 2015

CAIRO Islamic State's Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed at least seven people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying.

IS militants claim hotel attack that killed 7 in Egypt's Sinai

Nov 24 2015

CAIRO Islamic State's Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed at least seven people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying.

Rockets land in Israel, Egypt's IS affiliate claims responsibility

Jul 04 2015

JERUSALEM/CAIRO Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces. | Video

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