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  • 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

  • 02:13 Half A Million People Benefit From The Takaful Income Support Project In Egypt

    Half A Million People Benefit From The Takaful Income Support Project In Egypt

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    Egypt is proud to have achieved its goal for the first wave of its new conditional cash transfer programs, known locally as Karama and Takaful. They reached half-a-million poor Egyptian families in March, and the program's performance to date has encourag

  • 01:25 Egypt Boxing Team Hope To Win Country's First Gold In The Sport

    Egypt Boxing Team Hope To Win Country's First Gold In The Sport

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    In just over three months time, the world will assemble in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro for the 31st Olympiad, the largest multi-event sports competition in the world. Egypt will be represented by athletes in at least 20 disciplines. The country w

  • 02:08 Egypt's Prime Minister Paints A Grim Review Of The Country's Performance

    Egypt's Prime Minister Paints A Grim Review Of The Country's Performance

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    Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, has presented a government report to parliament. It's a constitutional obligation, through which the House of Representatives evaluate the Cabinet's progress. Technically parliament can reject what many in Egypt see

  • 01:49 Blind Couple In Cairo Weave Through The Odds To Make Living

    Blind Couple In Cairo Weave Through The Odds To Make Living

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    Here's an example of determination; mankind's ability to overcome. Despite being faced with many obstacles throughout their lives, an Egyptian couple beat blindness and weave enough baskets to make a living for themselves and their children.

  • 01:06 Egypt Will Not Violate The Sovereignty Of Libya - El Sisi

    Egypt Will Not Violate The Sovereignty Of Libya - El Sisi

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    Commenting on the latest Attacks on Tunisia's Ben Guerdan border city, Egyptian President EL Sisi sent a warning. In a telephone call with a nightly show broadcasted in Cairo, EL sisi said Egypt wouldn't want to violate the sovereignty of Libya, but it's

  • 02:35 Egypt Gov't Partners With Private Taxis To Encourage Use Of Waterways

    Egypt Gov't Partners With Private Taxis To Encourage Use Of Waterways

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    Egypt's government is now collaborating with private Nile taxi companies to encourage more people to use Cairo's waterways to move around, instead of the road. The project is part of a government initiative to reduce the city's notorious traffic jams.

  • 08:17 African Leaders Push For Investments At Egypt Summit

    African Leaders Push For Investments At Egypt Summit

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    African leaders and bankers turned out at an economic summit in Egypt on Saturday, vowing to push for trade and investments on the continent despite growing security concerns in the region. More than 1,200 delegates including some heads of state aim to si

  • 00:53 Archaeologists Unearth Remains Of 4,500-Year-Old Boat In Egypt

    Archaeologists Unearth Remains Of 4,500-Year-Old Boat In Egypt

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    The wooden planks of a boat used for a high-profile funeral ceremony were recently uncovered south of Cairo, according to a statement from Egypt's antiquities ministry released Feb. 1

  • 02:13 Blind Musicians Promoting Awareness Of Special Needs

    Blind Musicians Promoting Awareness Of Special Needs

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    A band of four blind musicians is stepping up in the fight for the rights of the disabled in Egypt. As part of an initiative to increase awareness, the four performed at a concert hall in Alexandria, recently.

  • 02:07 Temperatures Have Dropped To Zero In Some Parts Of Egypt

    Temperatures Have Dropped To Zero In Some Parts Of Egypt

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    While much of Africa has been roasting, in Egypt many have spent the past few days shivering. Temperatures normally drop at this time of year. But they've dropped to zero in some parts - and the cold snap has lasted twice as long as usual. CCTV's Adel El

  • 00:57 Scientists To Analyse Egypt’s Bent Pyramid Particles

    Scientists To Analyse Egypt’s Bent Pyramid Particles

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    Scientists will begin analysing subatomic particles, collected from the ancient Bent Pyramid in Dahshur, in Egypt, as they seek to unlock the secrets to the pyramids' construction. Mehdi Tayoubi, President of the Heritage Innovation Preservation Institute

  • 04:27 Egypt Expects Boost In Cash And Investments From China

    Egypt Expects Boost In Cash And Investments From China

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    Egypt is expecting a major boost in cash and investments from China this week when President Xi Jinping makes an official tour of the country. The central bank is hoping to receive a $1 billion loan, to help shore up its foreign reserves. Egypt is battlin

  • 02:26 Egypt's New Parliament

    Egypt's New Parliament

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    Concerns among politicians in Egypt over the election of Ali Abdel Aal as the new speaker for the Egyptian parliament. Disorganization and tension between the new MPs was apparent in parliament.

  • 02:40 Egyptian Cafe Depicting The Sitcom's Hangout Opens In Port Fouad

    Egyptian Cafe Depicting The Sitcom's Hangout Opens In Port Fouad

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    A cafe in the Egyptian city of Port Fouad is attracting fans of the popular 90s American sitcom ''Friends'' from across the country. The Port Fouad 'Central Perk' cafe was created by husband and wife team Omnia and Abdullah Hassan.