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  • 01:00 Egypt Waives Visa For Chinese Tourists

    Egypt Waives Visa For Chinese Tourists

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    Egypt has opted to exempt Chinese tourists from pre-obtained visa requirements, as it struggles to shore up its battered tourism industry. Chinese tourists will now get visas on arrival, according to the Tourism ministry. However, Chinese tourist groups w

  • 02:34 Sudan, Ethiopia & Egypt To Express Their Final Stance On The Dam

    Sudan, Ethiopia & Egypt To Express Their Final Stance On The Dam

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    Negotiations between Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have entered a decisive stage in which the parties must express their final stance concerning the controversy and disagreement caused by Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam. The dam threatens Egypt's annua

  • 02:04 Egypt's El Sisi Asks US To Lift Arms Embargo On Libya

    Egypt's El Sisi Asks US To Lift Arms Embargo On Libya

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    Egypt's president Abdel-Fattah El Sisi has again urged the United Nations to lift its arms embargo on Libya.That follows his meeting with Fayez Al-Sarraj, prime minister designate for Libya's new unity government.Sisi says arming the new government is the

  • 00:39 Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee Raises Benchmark Interest Rate By 0.5%

    Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee Raises Benchmark Interest Rate By 0.5%

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    Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee has raised its policy rate by 50 basis points, just a week after it shocked markets by leaving the very same rates, unchanged. Citing inflationary pressure, the Monetary Policy Committee raised the overnight deposit rate

  • 01:26 Council Of Ministers Of OAPEC Gather In Egypt

    Council Of Ministers Of OAPEC Gather In Egypt

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    Egypt is hosting the 95th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries with the participation of 10 petroleum and energy ministers. The meeting will review Arab cooperation in petroleum, natural gas and pet

  • 02:15 30,000 Egyptians Run For Liver Diseases Awareness

    30,000 Egyptians Run For Liver Diseases Awareness

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    The Egyptian capital has hosted its Second Zayed Charity Marathon. Thousands came to Cairo from across the country, to help raise awareness about liver diseases.

  • 02:23 Egyptian Government Now Offering Subsidized Meals

    Egyptian Government Now Offering Subsidized Meals

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    In an effort ease the burden of inflation on basic products, Egypt has began distributing subsidized meals to its citizens. The Meals are available in the Ministry of Supply's outlets across the country. They are family meals with price ranging from 3 to

  • 00:53 12 Dead In Molotov Cocktail Attack In Egypt

    12 Dead In Molotov Cocktail Attack In Egypt

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    At least 12 people were killed and five others were injured in a firebomb attack in a nightclub near Cairo, the Egyptian capital, according to the country's state-run news agency, MENA.

  • 02:17 Concerns Grow Over ISIL Strength In North Africa

    Concerns Grow Over ISIL Strength In North Africa

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    Militant group ISIL is perhaps the biggest threat to global security - and it looks like the group is set to become even more active in Africa. With almost daily bombardments from foreign armies in Syria, it appears as if ISIL may move its operations to L

  • 01:40 Egypt Crash: ISIL Claims Responsibility For A Second Time

    Egypt Crash: ISIL Claims Responsibility For A Second Time

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    ISIL militants have once again claimed responsibility for the Russian plane crash in Egypt - this time in an online video. The Egyptian government has, meanwhile, held a press conference on the latest findings of the ongoing investigation. But for some -

  • 05:55 British Tourists Prepare To Evacuate Egypt

    British Tourists Prepare To Evacuate Egypt

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    Flights to Egypt have been cancelled, with experts warning of the dire consequences to the Egyptian economy. Britain is preparing to evacuate its citizens from Egypt.That comes amid Western concerns that a bomb may have been planted on the Russian plane t

  • 02:50 Plane Crash In Egypt Damaging Tourism Sector

    Plane Crash In Egypt Damaging Tourism Sector

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    Thousands of British tourists stranded in Sharm al-Sheikh will begin flying home after the UK re-started outbound flights from the Egyptian resort town. However, flights from the UK to Sharm al-Sheikh are still suspended following last weekend's Russian p

  • 02:39 Egypt Reassures Global Tourism Sector The Country Is Safe

    Egypt Reassures Global Tourism Sector The Country Is Safe

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    Egypt's tourism industry has been struggling to recover from the 2011 unrest. Egypt's Ambassador to the UK has reassured the international industry that the cause of the crash which killed all 224 passengers will be identified.

  • 02:28 EgyptAir In Final Stages Before Launching An Overhaul

    EgyptAir In Final Stages Before Launching An Overhaul

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    EgyptAir, is putting the finishing touches on a complete overhaul and expansion plan which is expected to reverse its downturn and propel it back to profitability. EgyptAir has reported annual losses since 2011. It has a long history, being the first Arab

  • 03:26 Hosni Mubarak's Retrial Adjourned

    Hosni Mubarak's Retrial Adjourned

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    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak final retrial over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising has been adjourned. The 87 year old was due to face retrial on Thursday. He was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to

  • 00:34 Russian Plane Carrying Over 200 Passengers Crashes In Sinai - Egypt

    Russian Plane Carrying Over 200 Passengers Crashes In Sinai - Egypt

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    We begin in Egypt where, a Russian airliner has crashed in central Sinai with more than 200 people on board, the office of Egypt's prime minister has confirmed. The Airbus A-321 had just taken off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on its way to

  • 01:59 Egyptian Officials Investigating The Russian Airliner Crash

    Egyptian Officials Investigating The Russian Airliner Crash

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    An Egyptian affiliate of the so called Islamic State claimed that the terrorist group 'brought down' the Russian airliner that crashed in the Sinai with 224 people on board. Egyptian authorities have however dismissed the claims.

  • 00:54 Egypt Votes In Parliamentary Elections

    Egypt Votes In Parliamentary Elections

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    Egypt's much-delayed parliamentary election started Sunday amid tightened security measures.

  • 03:19 NGO's Increase In Egypt Despite Government Restrictions

    NGO's Increase In Egypt Despite Government Restrictions

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    The Tunisian civil society was the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize this year, for brokering peace and stability between feuding political powers in the country, after the 2011 uprising. What of the situation in neighboring Egypt? It has been going through

  • 02:01 Ancient Egyptian Footwear Exhibition Opens In Cairo

    Ancient Egyptian Footwear Exhibition Opens In Cairo

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    An exhibition of ancient shoes and sandals has just opened at the Museum of Antiquities in Cairo, Egypt. The rare display allows visitors the chance to see Tutankhamun's sandals, the pharoah, who ruled Egypt from 1334-1325 BC.

  • 02:14 Egyptian Court Orders Release Of Mubarak's Two Sons

    Egyptian Court Orders Release Of Mubarak's Two Sons

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    A court in Egypt has ordered the release of the two sons of ousted president Hosni Mubarak who had been sentenced to three years in jail for corruption. The Cairo criminal court called for the release of Alaa and Gamal Mubarak after taking into account th

  • 02:05 Young Egyptians Form New Party For Local Elections

    Young Egyptians Form New Party For Local Elections

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    Egypt is preparing to go to the polls this coming weekend to vote for a new Parliament, the first in three years. The country's youth have played a big role in recent political changes, but this is still yet to translate into actual power. A new party is

  • 02:05 Egypt's Women's-only Taxi Service Received Positively

    Egypt's Women's-only Taxi Service Received Positively

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    Women in Cairo might be feeling a little safer after a new taxi service was launched this month for women only. This is a welcome development in a city where women harassment and even assault are major concerns.

  • 02:12 ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

    ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

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    Terrorist acts by ISIL and other militant groups have in one way or the other had an effect on millions in Egypt. Despite security forces achievements against the militants, many Egyptians live in constant fear of attack, driving investors and tourists aw

  • 02:10 Islamic State Grows Influence In Africa

    Islamic State Grows Influence In Africa

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    Islamic State Grows Influence In Africa

  • 03:22 Egyptian Woman Making Name In Carpentry

    Egyptian Woman Making Name In Carpentry

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    An Egyptian woman is challenging gender norms in the North African state, by working as a carpenter and upholsterer in the capital, Cairo. Asmaa Kamel works alongside her husband, Medhat Ibrahim, who is fully supportive of what she does.

  • 01:42 Egypt Seeks To Finalize Arms Deal With France

    Egypt Seeks To Finalize Arms Deal With France

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    Egypt is seeking to finalise a 1.2 billion dollar arms deal with France. CCTV's Adel El Mahrouky reports

  • 01:36 Egyptian Death Toll In Hajj Stampede Rises To 146

    Egyptian Death Toll In Hajj Stampede Rises To 146

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    The families of the Egyptian pilgrims who died in the Hajj stampede have held a meeting in the capital Cairo to denounce what they called Saudis negligence and irresponsible behavior. Egypt says the death toll of the country from the incident has risen to

  • 02:09 Egypt To Step Up Search For Lost Tomb Of Queen Nefertiti

    Egypt To Step Up Search For Lost Tomb Of Queen Nefertiti

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    A British archaeologist believes he may have found the Queen's body in a hidden chamber behind Tutankhamun: http://bit.ly/1JJuIAD Subscribe for more from the ITV News team: http://bit.ly/1KMJ3gG

  • 02:43 South African Giants Head To Egypt For Confederations Cup Tie

    South African Giants Head To Egypt For Confederations Cup Tie

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    South Africa's most successful team in continental competitions have set their sights on another African title. Orlando Pirates are a step closer to claiming the CAF Confederation Cup title for the first time in their history and after a victory over Al A

  • 00:53 Egypt Expects 10 Million Tourists In 2015

    Egypt Expects 10 Million Tourists In 2015

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    Egypt's tourism minister, Hisham Zaazou says he expects around 10 million or more tourists to visit the country this year, one million less than the previous forecast of 11 million, but higher than last year's 9.9 million.

  • 01:43 Egypt Making Gains Against Militants

    Egypt Making Gains Against Militants

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    Since the biggest military operation ever in the Sinai - coordinated between police and the army- started more than two weeks ago, the security services have claimed several victories.

  • 02:14 Egypt Infuses Teams With Cadets In A Bid To Change Their Ranking

    Egypt Infuses Teams With Cadets In A Bid To Change Their Ranking

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    Egypt's women basketball team will compete at this year's African basketball competition after earning a wild-card to the Cameroon hosted event. Egypt were tied on points with Uganda and Kenya, in the zonal qualifiers. But the invitation to Yaounde now me

  • 01:52 Egypt's New Cabinet Comprising 33 Ministers Sworn In

    Egypt's New Cabinet Comprising 33 Ministers Sworn In

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, has sworn in his Cabinet comprising 33 Ministries, a week after he assigned Oil Minister Sherif Ismail to form one. The previous Cabinet resigned over claims of corruption and under performance. CCTV's Adel EL Mahr

  • 00:31 Mexicans Wounded In Egypt Strike Headed Home

    Mexicans Wounded In Egypt Strike Headed Home

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    Six Mexican tourists wounded in an Egyptian air strike that mistakenly killed eight of their compatriots were to head home.

  • 02:03 Egyptian Authorities Ban Reporting Of Inquiry On Mexican Tourists  Attack

    Egyptian Authorities Ban Reporting Of Inquiry On Mexican Tourists Attack

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    At least 12 people were killed in Sunday's attack in Egypt- eight of them Mexicans. Mexico's foreign minister is calling for a full investigation. Egyptian authorities have now banned reporting of that enquiry. Adel El Mahrouky with an update

  • 00:42 Egypt Pledges Transparent Probe Into Mexican Deaths

    Egypt Pledges Transparent Probe Into Mexican Deaths

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    Egypt has caused for a rapid and transparent investigation into the accidental killing of eight Mexican tourists by security forces. This came as Mexico’s Foreign Secretary visited the country demanding answers. Sunday’s deadly airstrike has proved embarr

  • 02:16 Egypt Government Downsizes Project With Dubai's Arabtec

    Egypt Government Downsizes Project With Dubai's Arabtec

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    Egypt has downsized a project with Dubai's Arabtec to construct 100,000 residential units instead of the original plan to build one million units. The UAE-based real estate company has been negotiating with the Egyptian government for the past year the te

  • 02:16 Egypt 'mistakenly' Kills 12 Tourists

    Egypt 'mistakenly' Kills 12 Tourists

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    There are fears the mistaken attack on a tourist convey could have a negative impact on the Egypt’s tourism sector. The incident has left 12 dead and 10 wounded. As Andrew Thompson reports, Egypt's tourism industry, a major source of foreign income has be

  • 01:47 Egypt Prices Surge Over Subsidies Cut

    Egypt Prices Surge Over Subsidies Cut

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    Egypt's state-owned statistics agency, CAPMAS says that annual inflation for the country hit its slowest rate since March 2013. The statistics body recorded 7.9% in August compared to 8.38% in July. Yasser Hakim looks at what the impact has been on Egypti

  • 01:56 Egypt's Cabinet Resigns In Wake Of Corruption Saga

    Egypt's Cabinet Resigns In Wake Of Corruption Saga

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    After holding an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, President El Sisi has accepted the resignation of the entire cabinet. Earlier last week the minister for agriculture was arrested for accusations of corruption. Some reports indicated tha

  • 00:28 Nearly 30 People Injured As Blast Targets Egypt's Police Building

    Nearly 30 People Injured As Blast Targets Egypt's Police Building

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    Egyptian policemen stand guard in front of a damaged national security building after a blast in the district of Shubra El-Kheima, Qaliubiya Governorate, Egypt, Aug. 20, 2015.

  • 02:48 Egypt Luring Investors Back Into The Country

    Egypt Luring Investors Back Into The Country

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    Egypt is working hard to lure investments back to the country. Foreign investments have dropped by 90% since 2011. One setback is the judicial system. Its Slow and powerless infront of the complicated regulations and red tape. The country has signed contr

  • 02:08 Egypt Silent On Claims That It Sent Troops Into Yemen

    Egypt Silent On Claims That It Sent Troops Into Yemen

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    Egypt's government is staying silent on claims that it's sent soldiers into Yemen. Reports on Wednesday said around 800 Egyptian troops had been deployed - to join an international offensive against Houthi rebels.

  • 02:37 Egyptian Museum  Funded To Repair The Golden Mask Of King Tut

    Egyptian Museum Funded To Repair The Golden Mask Of King Tut

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    Germany has given Egypt a 50,000 euro grant to repair the Golden Mask of King Tut. Earlier this year the Egyptian Museum announced that a worker had accidently knocked out the Mask's braided beard. The iconic antiquity of ancient Egypt was poorly repaired

  • 01:27 Egypt School Girl Challenging Her Exam Results Making Headlines

    Egypt School Girl Challenging Her Exam Results Making Headlines

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    An Egyptian schoolgirl has turned into an anti-graft icon in Cairo. Mariam Malak, has become an unlikely symbol of the fight against corruption, after scoring the sum total of zero in her final exams. The 19-year-old, who has been a top student, is allegi

  • 01:04 Egyptian President Al-Sisi Seeks Chinese Investment In Fiber Glass And Petrol

    Egyptian President Al-Sisi Seeks Chinese Investment In Fiber Glass And Petrol

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is visiting Beijing this week with 30 heads of state to attend the V-Day parade on Thursday. Al-sisi delivered a speech to Chinese investors today, reassuring them that despite recent terrorist attacks on the Sinai

  • 02:17 Egypt Plans To Move Its Capital Cairo To Suez

    Egypt Plans To Move Its Capital Cairo To Suez

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    One of the massive national projects that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi launched last March is the New Capital. Egypt is planning to move its government East of Cairo and bring it nearer to the developmental projects in Suez. The project includes speed t

  • 01:42 Egypt Parliamentary Elections Date Set For October

    Egypt Parliamentary Elections Date Set For October

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    The Egyptian Supreme Elections Committee has set 18th of October as the date for the first phase of the long awaited parliamentary elections.

  • 01:43 $3.5b Worth Of Gas Found Off Egypt's Coast

    $3.5b Worth Of Gas Found Off Egypt's Coast

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    Italian oil company ENI has announced the latest discovery of a super giant gas field that could be one of the world's largest, off the Egyptian Mediterranean Coast. According to ENI, the field holds around 30 trillion cubic feet of gas. An equivalent of