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Egypt want Cup of Nations to start a day earlier

Cairo (AFP) – African Cup of Nations hosts Egypt want to start the tournament a day earlier than scheduled so fans can take full advantage over the opening weekend, the African Football Federation told AFP... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Sudan activists: 3rd protester dies from gunshot wound

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese activists say a protester who suffered a gunshot wound during clashes with police has died, raising to three the death toll from the violence in the capital Khartoum. They say the protester died in hospital early on Friday, a day after thousands of demonstrators demanding that the country’s longtime ruler Omar […]
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5 Places You Must Visit If You Ever Go To United Kingdom

If you are visiting the United Kingdom for the first time in your life, and you don’t know what to do. Don’t worry; you have come to the right place. Following we are going to mention a few awe-inspiring places you better visit if you ever set foot on English Soil. These are literally the best tourist attractions in the UK. The Stonehenge It is 10 miles North of Salisbury on the Salisbury Plan. This is perhaps Europe’s most treasured prehistoric monument. There are around 250 objects that sho...
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Amazon Prime Video February 2019 Movie and TV Titles Announced

Amazon Prime Video February 2019 movie and TV titles announced We have a list of new Amazon February titles coming to Amazon Prime Video next month, which you can check out below! February brings seven Prime Original series and two Prime Original movies exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefr...
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New to Hulu in February 2019: All the Movies and Shows Coming and Going

New to Hulu in February 2019: All the movies and shows coming and going Hulu has revealed their slate of new movies and TV shows that will be arriving and those that will be departing on the streaming service next month. The new arrivals for Hulu in February 2019 include: PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
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Sudanese professional groups call for rallies across country

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese professional and opposition groups called for protests in 12 cities including the capital Khartoum on Thursday, with hundreds marching toward the presidential palace to deliver a written request that President Omar al-Bashir step down. The protests are part of a wave of discontent over a failing economy that has transformed into […]
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Militants kidnap Christian man in Egypt’s Sinai

CAIRO (AP) — Security officials say Islamic militants have kidnapped a Christian man traveling in a communal taxi in the turbulent north of Egypt’s Sinai peninsula. They did not identify the man, but said police pursued the kidnappers after the incident, killing one of them and wounding two others in a firefight, but could not […]
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Yemeni group: Houthi rebels hold, torture female detainees

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Yemeni group says the Houthi rebels are holding dozens of women without trials or charges, torturing them and blackmailing their families. The allegations came over the weekend from the Yemen Organization for Combating Human Trafficking, based in the capital, Sanaa. A Yemeni rights lawyer confirmed this and told The Associated […]
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In pictures: Cairo turns orange as sandstorm sweeps Egypt

Strong winds bring thick dust to the Egyptian capital, forcing people to find cover.
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Egypt says police forces kill 5 militants in northern Sinai

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says its police forces have killed five militants in a shootout in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent northern Sinai Peninsula. A statement Wednesday by the Interior Ministry said the shootout took place on a deserted farm used by the militants as a hideout. It said forces seized explosives and […]
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Egypt secures $1.2 billion from China EximBank for light rail to new capital - minister

Egypt has agreed a $1.2 billion deal with the Export-Import Bank of China (EximBank) to finance a light rail system from an industrial city on the outskirts of Cairo to a new capital it is building, the transportation minister said.
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Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran?

Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- “Stop the ENDLESS WARS!” implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well, if he is serious, Trump had best keep an eye on his national security adviser, for a U.S. war on Iran would be a dream come true for John Bolton. Last September, when Shiite militants launched three mortar shells into the Green Zone in Baghdad, which exploded harmlessly in a vacant lot, Bolton called a series of emergency meetings and di...
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Archaeologists find Rome-era tombs in Egypt's Western Desert

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman period in the country's Western Desert.
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UN refugee chief: I would risk death to escape a squalid migrant camp

Filippo Grandi calls on rich countries to give proper funding for developing nations that host people fleeing conflictHead of the UN refugee agency, Filippo Grandi, has said he too would do “anything” to escape if he was stuck in a squalid refugee camp, as he called on the world’s wealthy nations to properly fund services in developing countries.Speaking to reporters after meeting with the Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, the high commissioner for refugees said countries are not getting ...
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Egypt launches regional gas forum, including Israel in fold

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt hosted its first ever regional gas forum on Monday, with several regional delegations attending alongside the Israeli energy minister, the first such visit by an Israeli Cabinet member since its 2011 Arab Spring... [Author: [email protected]]
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Eastern Mediterranean countries to form regional gas market | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Eastern Mediterranean countries to form regional gas market | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Eastern Mediterranean countries meeting in Cairo agreed to set up a forum to create a regional gas market, cut infrastructure costs and offer competitive prices, Egypt's petroleum ministry said on Monday.The organisation aims to "create a regional gas market that serves the interests of its members by ensuring supply and demand, optimising resource development, rationalising the cost of infrastructure, offering comp...
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Senior US official vows to counter Iran on Lebanon visit

CAIRO (AP) — A senior U.S. official says the U.S. will step up efforts to counter Iran’s “dangerous activities” around the region including the financing and activities of proxy organizations such as Lebanon’s Hezbollah. Referring to the Iran-backed group, U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale also says it is “unacceptable” to have […]
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Sudan’s al-Bashir defiant in face of weeks of unrest

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation. President Omar al-Bashir reiterated to a rally in western Sudan on Monday that a change of leadership can only come through elections. His ruling Popular Congress Party has nominated him to run for another […]
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Egypt deports second German in a week for alleged IS links

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say authorities have deported a German teenager they say had come to Egypt with the intention of joining Islamic State militants fighting security forces in the Sinai Peninsula. They said the Giessen resident was put on a flight to Germany early Monday. They said he was detained at Luxor airport […]
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From the archives: The shah leaves Iran for the last time

On January 16, 1979, Iran's pro-Western Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi went into exile, ending 2,500 years of monarchy. After stays in several countries, the shah ended up in Cairo, where he died on July 27, 1980. TEHRAN, January 16, 1979 (AFP) - Iran is at a crossroads.
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Egypt embarks on Cup of Nations preparations

Cairo (AFP) – Egypt’s sports ministry and Football Federation on Sunday outlined their bid to be ready for the Africa Cup of Nations which starts on June 15. Egypt took over as hosts for the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Sudan’s chief prosecutor says 24 killed in ongoing unrest

CAIRO (AP) — The Sudanese government says more than three weeks of anti-government protests has left 24 people dead. That’s a casualty toll higher by five from the previous tally announced by authorities. The General Prosecutor on Saturday said nine of those killed were in Gadaref, a province southeast of Khartoum close to the Ethiopian […]
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Protesters in Sudan’s capital head for rally point station

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters marched again in and around Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Sunday, the fourth week of unrest that began over skyrocketing prices and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir. Images circulated by activists online showed marches taking place in Khartoum and its […]
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Egypt says its security forces killed 6 militants

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interior Ministry says security forces have killed six Islamic militants in a raid on their desert hideout south of the capital Cairo. It said the militants killed in the early Saturday raid were hiding in an area between the southern provinces of Sohag and Assiut. The militants were killed in a […]
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In Sudan, no one is clear on what happens after al-Bashir

CAIRO (AP) — Violent anti-government protests are entering their fourth week in Sudan. The country appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn-out unrest across much of the country and a fractured opposition without a clear idea of what to do if their wish to see the country’s leader of 29 years go comes true. Even […]
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Is Sisi Good for Egypt's Christians?

On Thursday Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited the recently opened Coptic Cathedral of the Nativity, not far from Cairo. "It is a very special thing to have this in the heart of the Middle East, this enormous cathedral where people can come worship in Egypt," he told the press.
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Secretary Of State Pompeo Continues His Extensive Mideast Travels

While in Cairo on Thursday, Mike Pompeo gave a speech blaming many of the region's problems — in particular the rise of ISIS — on a lack of leadership from former President Obama.
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Obama Speech Adviser Compares 2009 Speech In Cairo With Pompeo's Address

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Daniel Shapiro, former ambassador to Israel, about the differences between President Obama's Cairo speech and the one Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave on Thursday.
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Hundreds protest in Sudan, tear gas used to disperse them

CAIRO (AP) — Protests calling for the resignation of Sudan’s autocratic President Omar al-Bashir are ongoing in and around the capital Khartoum, with activists circulating videos showing hundreds marching at, at least, half a dozen sites. Eyewitnesses said that police fired tear gas at demonstrators and automatic rifles in the air to break up the […]
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News Brief: Government Shutdown, Pompeo Speech, 'El Chapo' Trial

Trump considers bypassing Congress to get border wall funding. In Cairo speech, Secretary of State Pompeo slams Obama Mideast policies. Trial of drug lord "El Chapo" picks up steam in federal court.
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