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  • 01:40 Egypt Pens Two-year Supply Of Oil Deal With Kuwait

    Egypt Pens Two-year Supply Of Oil Deal With Kuwait

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    Egypt has struck a deal with Kuwait to receive monthly oil shipments at international prices. This follows the indefinite suspension of a preferential deal by Saudi Arabia. The kingdom had agreed to supply Egypt with 700,000 tons of oil a month. Yasser Ha

  • 01:10 Egypt Negotiates With European Countries To Obtain $868.5m

    Egypt Negotiates With European Countries To Obtain $868.5m

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    Egypt is negotiating with a number of European countries to obtain over 800 million dollars. The money will be in the form of grants and loans to go into financing developmental projects and supporting the country's budget. Yasser Hakim with more from Cai

  • 01:43 Vintage Airplanes To Fly From Egypt To South Africa

    Vintage Airplanes To Fly From Egypt To South Africa

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    A vintage bi-plane travelling through Africa, has landed near Egypt's iconic pyramids of Giza. The plane took off in Greece and is destined for South Africa, in the second-leg of a month-long journey, involving a dozen other aircrafts. The planes are expe

  • 02:04 The IMF Approves A $12.5 Billion Loan To Egypt

    The IMF Approves A $12.5 Billion Loan To Egypt

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    The IMF has approved a $12.5 billion loan to Egypt. The north African country had requested the money to overcome an acute economic crisis, from 5 years of political turmoil. Foreign reserves had dropped by two thirds since 2011. The government is seeking

  • 02:48 Egyptian Pound Remains Weak, Investors & Traders Welcome Devaluation

    Egyptian Pound Remains Weak, Investors & Traders Welcome Devaluation

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    The Egyptian pound remained weak on Monday, its second day of trading in the free market. However, traders and investors in the country have welcomed the devaluation and they are optimistic that the local unit will recover, if investments start to flow ba

  • 01:33 Egypt Police Arrest 5 Militants Linked To Assassination Attempts

    Egypt Police Arrest 5 Militants Linked To Assassination Attempts

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    Egyptian authorities say they have arrested members of two recently emerged militant groups. Police detained five leaders and other members of the Hasam Movement and Louwaa al-Thawra. They are Groups that have claimed responsibility for assassination atte

  • 03:14 High-profile Judge Survives Assassination Attempt In Cairo

    High-profile Judge Survives Assassination Attempt In Cairo

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    A judge has survived an assassination attempt in Cairo. Ahmed Aby EL-Fotouh is a high profile judge in a case against former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. He's also trying supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood organisation. Egypt has seen a seri

  • 02:05 Sugar Cane Cultivation Threatened By Ethiopian Dam Construction

    Sugar Cane Cultivation Threatened By Ethiopian Dam Construction

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    The construction of the Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia has already strained its diplomatic relations with Egypt. The dam could have a major impact on crop production, particularly on the sugar cane crop on which Egypt heavily relies.

  • 01:31 Recent Heavy Rains Threaten Egypt's Water Supply

    Recent Heavy Rains Threaten Egypt's Water Supply

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    A big scare from the Egypt's most famous natural asset. Recent heavy rains have turned the legendary Nile River muddy brown. And that's threatened the nation's entire water supply. CCTV's Adel El Mahrouky has more

  • 03:36 World Tourism Organisation Considers Lifting Travel Ban On Egypt

    World Tourism Organisation Considers Lifting Travel Ban On Egypt

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    The 104th session of the UN World Tourism Organisation came to a close in the Egyptian city of Luxor. Yasser Hakim met with David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel and Tourism council. They spoke about the Council's efforts to help Egypt rev

  • 01:05 Egypt Removes Petrol Price Subsidies After Devaluing Currency

    Egypt Removes Petrol Price Subsidies After Devaluing Currency

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    Egyptians woke up to increased petrol prices, a day after the government announced that it was devaluing its currency, the pound. Petrol prices are up by between 15 and 20 percent as the government implements a raft of austerity measures aimed at reformin

  • 04:15 UN World Tourism Organisation Holds Its 104th Session In Egypt

    UN World Tourism Organisation Holds Its 104th Session In Egypt

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    The UN World Tourism Organisation is holding its 104th session of its board members in the city of Luxor this week. 50 countries are taking part in the event to evaluate the global tourism industry. Yasser Hakim spoke to Talib Rifai Secretary General of t

  • 01:23 Egypt Lands $2.7 Billion Currency Swap Deal With China

    Egypt Lands $2.7 Billion Currency Swap Deal With China

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    Egypt has reached a currency swap agreement with China valued at $ 2.7 B. That moves Egypt ever closer to meeting the terms required to clinch a $ 12 B loan deal with the International Monetary Fund. The deal is reportedly being processed by officials fro

  • 01:38 Egypt Holds Motorcycle Rally To Boost Tourism Image In Egypt

    Egypt Holds Motorcycle Rally To Boost Tourism Image In Egypt

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    A cross-country motorcycle rally recently ended at the iconic pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Riders travelled from the port city of Alexandria in the north of the country - to promote tourism in the country. CCTV's Mahia Mutua has more.

  • 02:34 Egypt Brotherhood Reconciliation Decision Belongs To The State

    Egypt Brotherhood Reconciliation Decision Belongs To The State

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    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi says reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood is not solely his decision; it's the decision of the state. The Brotherhood, Egypt's largest opposition group for decades, was blacklisted as a "terrorist group" in De

  • 01:51 Egypt Marks Anniversary Of Russian Jetliner Crash

    Egypt Marks Anniversary Of Russian Jetliner Crash

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    It has been a year since a Russian plane crashed in the Sinai region. A memorial has been held in Sharm el Sheikh for the victims. The plane flew out of the Red Sea resort and crashed in the Sinai, killing everyone on board. Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 00:56 Heavy Rains Kill At Least 13 People In Egypt

    Heavy Rains Kill At Least 13 People In Egypt

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    Floods have hit several parts of Egypt. According to the country's ministry of Health, 13 people have died as a result, and more than 50 are injured. Yasser Hakim has more.

  • 02:00 IMF Urges Egypt To Devalue Its Currency Urgently

    IMF Urges Egypt To Devalue Its Currency Urgently

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    Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde wants Egypt to devalue its currency urgently to remain on the right track of reforms. Currency devaluation is part of conditions Egypt needs to meet to access a 12 billion dollar loan

  • 04:55 IMF Calls For Devaluation To Stem Egypt's Currency Crisis

    IMF Calls For Devaluation To Stem Egypt's Currency Crisis

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    The International Monetary Fund is calling on Egypt to urgently devalue its currency. IMF chief Christine Lagarde says the currency crisis in the country can only be resolved by bridging the widening gap between the official and black market exchange rate

  • 01:36 Egypt To Issue Dollar Bonds In Mid-November

    Egypt To Issue Dollar Bonds In Mid-November

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    Egypt P.M Sheriff Ismael says Egypt will issue Dollar bonds in mid-November. They plan to raise $2.5billion to $3billion. The Egyptian government is trying to increase its foreign reserves according to a $12 billion deal to be signed with the IMF. Yasser

  • 01:36 Refugees Stuck In Egypt Risk Their Lives To Reach Europe

    Refugees Stuck In Egypt Risk Their Lives To Reach Europe

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    Egypt is one of the many nations currently hosting a large number of refugees. But as Thuli Tshabalala reports, even in Cairo, thousand are finding it hard to make a living and still feel the need to risk it all on deadly sea crossings to Europe in the ho

  • 02:35 Egypt Allocates $1.8 Billion To Cover Six Months' Food Import Costs

    Egypt Allocates $1.8 Billion To Cover Six Months' Food Import Costs

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has instructed his Cabinet to allocate 1.8 billion dollars towards stockpiling six months reserves of strategic food imports. The decision follows a severe shortage of sugar that was preceded by a shortage of rice.

  • 02:02 Egypt, Cyprus And Greece Hope To Boost Economic Cooperation

    Egypt, Cyprus And Greece Hope To Boost Economic Cooperation

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    Counter-terrorism and economic cooperation have also been on the table at a trilateral summit in Cairo. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and his Cypriot and Greek counterparts have been discussing several issues, as Yasser Hakim reports.

  • 02:11 Egypt’s Sisi Attends Event Marking End Of National Dialogue In Sudan

    Egypt’s Sisi Attends Event Marking End Of National Dialogue In Sudan

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    Sudan has held a special ceremony to mark the end of the national dialogue towards reconciliation. Representatives from both the government and opposition parties took part in the talks. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and the leaders of Uganda a

  • 01:48 Former Diplomat Hints At Possibility Of Egypt’s Intervention In Libya

    Former Diplomat Hints At Possibility Of Egypt’s Intervention In Libya

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    A former diplomat has warned that Egypt could intervene militarily in Libya to safeguard its own national security and stability. Egypt's former assistant foreign minister for Arab Affairs, Ahmed Al-Quesni, says deploying troops to Libya would send a mess

  • 02:07 Egypt Introduces New Penalties For Female Genital Mutilation

    Egypt Introduces New Penalties For Female Genital Mutilation

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    An Egyptian law introduces harsher punishment for violations of the country's ban on Female Genital Mutilation. A recent study shows that 92-percent of Egyptian women aged between 15 and 49 undergo the procedure. However, experts say harsher punishments a

  • 01:28 Egypt Calls For More Secure Borders After Deadly Capsize

    Egypt Calls For More Secure Borders After Deadly Capsize

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says there's no justification for the deaths of more than 160 migrants after a ship capsized off the country's Mediterranean coast last week. He has called for improved border security to address the migrant crisis.

  • 02:16 Job Cuts Loom As Egypt's Foreign Visitors Continue To Stay Away

    Job Cuts Loom As Egypt's Foreign Visitors Continue To Stay Away

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    Tourism is one of Egypt's main sources of hard currency revenue. The North African nation has been trying to recover from years of turbulence. Nearly 5 million people working in the tourism industry have been at risk of losing their jobs. Yasser Hakim tak

  • 02:22 Egypt To Showcase Special Suez Canal Industrial Zone

    Egypt To Showcase Special Suez Canal Industrial Zone

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    The Suez Canal industrial area is one of the major projects that Egypt is hoping to showcase to investors during the G20 Summit. The industrial zone is in a prime location, east of Cairo, surrounded by six ports. It links Asia with Europe, Africa and the

  • 02:00 Egypt's Al Ahly's Downward Spiral

    Egypt's Al Ahly's Downward Spiral

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    Egypt's Al Ahly were knocked out of the CAF Champions League this week. Their last match, against Cote d'Ivoire's ASEC Mimosas, ended in a tie, allowing the Red Devils to end the competition with some dignity, albeit last in their group. Al Ahly started t

  • 01:34 Painstaking Restoration Of Artifacts Ahead Of Museum's Opening

    Painstaking Restoration Of Artifacts Ahead Of Museum's Opening

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    In Egypt, conservation experts are restoring thousands of ancient artifacts ahead of the opening of the Grand Egyptian museum in 2018. It's a delicate and painstakingly slow process.

  • 01:00 Women's Basketball Tournament To Kick Off In Egypt

    Women's Basketball Tournament To Kick Off In Egypt

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    Egypt is hosting the 2016 FIBA Africa U18 women's basketball championship.The competition will start on Friday, with the final scheduled for the 4th of September. Egypt's national team have been training since May, hoping to win championship. But sudden i

  • 01:59 Concerns Over Rising Cases Of HIV Among African Adolescents

    Concerns Over Rising Cases Of HIV Among African Adolescents

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    The World Heath Organization warns that the rate of HIV infection among adolescents in Africa is on the rise. That's come out of an ongoing meeting in Addis Ababa between the W.H.O. and representatives from dozens of countries on the continent. Coletta Wa

  • 02:45 Egypt Unveils Mega-plan For A New Administrative City

    Egypt Unveils Mega-plan For A New Administrative City

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    Egypt is in the process of building a new capital. The New Administrative Capital will be an entirely new city, and it's construction in the desert is meant to give Egyptians more space.

  • 04:46 New Bill Increases Incentives For Egyptian Government Workers

    New Bill Increases Incentives For Egyptian Government Workers

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    Egypt's Parliament has voted in favor of a new civil service law. Under the new legislation, government employees will receive a five percent financial incentive out of their basic salaries. That's up from the previous 2.5 percent. The law will regulate t

  • 03:01 Egypt's Javelin Star Suspended After Positive Doping Test

    Egypt's Javelin Star Suspended After Positive Doping Test

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    Egypt was preparing to send-off its biggest track and field star Ihab Abdelrahman to the Rio Olympics. Instead they are now bracing for a potential games without him following the javelin world silver medallist's suspension over a failed doping test. The

  • 04:55 Russia To Build Its Own Terminals In Egypt

    Russia To Build Its Own Terminals In Egypt

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    Russia and Egypt have held talks on how to increase airport security. Moscow is reportedly proposing that Russian tourists enter and exit Egypt via separate terminals. Local media say Russia intends to rent a terminal at any given Egyptian airport and tak

  • 01:25 Parliamentary Commission Upholds Egypt's Decision To Deny Italy Material

    Parliamentary Commission Upholds Egypt's Decision To Deny Italy Material

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    A Parliamentary commission has upheld Egypt's refusal to give Italian authorities material relating to the murder of Giulio Regeni. The 28-year-old student disappeared in Cairo in January - and his body was found days later, showing signs of torture. The

  • 00:47 Egypt Refrains From Condemning Failed Coup Attempt

    Egypt Refrains From Condemning Failed Coup Attempt

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    The Turkish President has tensed ties with his Egyptian counter part Abdel Fattah EL Sisi. That has made some Egyptians praise Friday's coup attempts. And so far, the Egyptian government has not issued any official comments on the incidents in Turkey.

  • 03:50 Egypt To Raise Electricity Prices In The Next Few Days

    Egypt To Raise Electricity Prices In The Next Few Days

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    The Egyptian government is planning to raise electricity prices. It's part of a 5-year plan to reduce energy subsidies, which consume nearly 20-percent of state expenditure. Meanwhile, the low international oil price has eased the burden on the state budg

  • 02:31 Outrage After Egyptian Government Cancels Exams

    Outrage After Egyptian Government Cancels Exams

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    Thousands of students in Egypt are calling on the education minister to step down. The government has recently cancelled two high school exams, and postponed another three, amid a mass cheating scandal. Pupils say their future is hanging in the balance.

  • 03:39 EgyptAir Black Box Confirms Smoke On Board Before Crash

    EgyptAir Black Box Confirms Smoke On Board Before Crash

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    Investigators say data from one of the crashed EgyptAir black boxes has confirmed smoke and fire on the plane before it went down. The data shows high temperature damage and soot in the front section of the Airbus A-3-20. It confirms earlier information f

  • 00:58 EgyptAir Crash Investigation: Black Boxes To Be Sent To Paris For Repair

    EgyptAir Crash Investigation: Black Boxes To Be Sent To Paris For Repair

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    Egypt has announced that the black boxes recovered from the doomed EgyptAir Flight 8-0-4 will be sent to France for repair. The plane went down over the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board. It was en route from Paris to Cairo at the t

  • 02:59 State Of The Nation: Egyptian President Speaks Of Achievements And Challenges

    State Of The Nation: Egyptian President Speaks Of Achievements And Challenges

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    Egyptian president abdel fattah al sisi addressed the nation on Friday evening . He spoke about his term in office so far, what has been achieved and the challenges ahead. Sisi was elected in 2014 after the ouster of Mohamed Morsy and the now outlawed Mus

  • 09:15 Egypt Launches African Support Program

    Egypt Launches African Support Program

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    For Africa Day, Egypt is looking to closer cooperation with the continent. Cairo hosted a number of African diplomats to discuss ways to tackle common challenges. Adel EL Mahrouky with the story

  • 02:37 What Lies In The Hidden Chamber At The Tutankhamun's Tomb?

    What Lies In The Hidden Chamber At The Tutankhamun's Tomb?

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    The Ancient Egyptians have been a mystery to us for centuries. Now, a fresh debate's been kindled......What lies in the hidden chambers of Tutankhamun's mausoleum in the Valley of the Kings? Could it be the famed Egyptian beauty, Queen Nefertiti? A Britis

  • 03:33 At Least 83 People Injured In Massive Fire In Downtown Cairo

    At Least 83 People Injured In Massive Fire In Downtown Cairo

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    At least 83 people have reportedly been injured in a massive fire that engulfed downtown Cairo. The fire, which begun at midnight local time, spread across a shopping area in Al-Mosky neighbourhood in Cairo. The fire has now been contained after nearly 12

  • 01:46 Egyptian Children Take Part In Cairo's Kidathon

    Egyptian Children Take Part In Cairo's Kidathon

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    Egyptian adventurer and mountaineer Omar Samra held a charity fun-run in Cairo aimed at getting children to take part in more physical activities. Samra made headlines two years ago when he became the first Egyptian to win a competition which would make h

  • 04:17 Egypt Police Storm Media Syndicate In Cairo, Two Arrested

    Egypt Police Storm Media Syndicate In Cairo, Two Arrested

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    Egyptian police stormed the headquarters of the Journalists' Syndicate in central Cairo. Two reporters have been arrested on charges of inciting protests. Both journalists work for Arabic-language opposition website Bawabet Yanayer. Dozens of journalist s

  • 02:47 Graffiti Gives New Perspective To Impoverished Cairo Neighbourhood

    Graffiti Gives New Perspective To Impoverished Cairo Neighbourhood

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    Between brick buildings and heaping piles of trash in the Cairo neighbourhood of Manshyet Nasser, French-Tunisian artist El Seed has created a graffiti artwork to challenge the judgment and misconceptions society has about the area's residents. The artwor