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    Egypt arrests former MP for smuggling antiquities

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 11:22am on June 25, 2021

    Egyptian police arrested on Thursday a former lawmaker and others on charges of illegal excavation and smuggling of 201 Pharaonic, Greek and Roman artefacts, an...

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    Egypt souvenir market pins hopes on tourism resurgence

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 10:35pm on June 17, 2021

    Pyramids, Tutankhamun masks, Nefertiti busts — Egypt’s souvenir-makers are pinning their hopes on a new lease of economic life, after tourism was battered by the...

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    France to invest 3.8b euros in Egypt projects

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 01:23am on June 15, 2021

    French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday signed agreements with Egypt to invest 3.8 billion euros in the most populous Arab country’s public transport...

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    Israel FM in Egypt for Gaza 'permanent ceasefire' talks

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo, Egypt | Updated at 05:24pm on May 30, 2021

    Israeli foreign minister Gabi Ashkenazi arrived in Cairo Sunday to discuss with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry the establishment of ‘permanent ceasefire’ between Israel and...

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    Moon sighting committee meets today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 06:05am on April 12, 2021

    A meeting of the national moon sighting committee will be held at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation Baitul Mukarram in Dhaka on Tuesday,...

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    Bangladesh to become chair of D-8 for next 2 years in 10th summit

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:49pm on April 08, 2021

    Leaders of the D-8 countries will discuss ways to boost trade, investment, ICT, address climate challenges and Rohingya issue as its 10th Summit is set...

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    ‘Golden Parade’ carries pharaohs to new home in Egyptian capital

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 10:15am on April 04, 2021

    A procession of floats carried the mummified remains of 22 pharaohs, including Egypt’s most powerful ancient queen, through Cairo on Saturday evening, in an eye-catching...

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    Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

    Agence France-Presse . Tahta | Updated at 10:34pm on March 27, 2021

    Egypt buried the dead Saturday from a train collision that killed at least 19 people and injured 185, according to a revised toll, as investigators...

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    Suez Canal ship could soon be refloated

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 10:31pm on March 27, 2021

    Hopes rose on Saturday that a mega-ship blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal could be refloated within days, even as the crisis forced companies to consider re-routing...

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    Arab author Saadawi dies in Cairo

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 11:01pm on March 21, 2021

    Famed Egyptian author Nawal el-Saadawi, a champion of women’s rights who revolutionised discussions on gender in the Arab world, died Sunday at the age of...

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