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  • 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

  • 02:57 Egypt Ship Makers Face Tough Political And Operating Environment

    Egypt Ship Makers Face Tough Political And Operating Environment

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    The ship making business in Egypt is troubled after political instability in the Middle East and new government policies significantly hampered sales. Ship makers in Alexandria are now in the unenviable position of having to find other ways of making ends

  • 02:35 Egypt Sentences Three Al-Jazeera Journalists To Three Years In Prison

    Egypt Sentences Three Al-Jazeera Journalists To Three Years In Prison

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    The three year jail sentence slapped on three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court has elicited sharp criticism internationally. Their lawyers are now looking at the prospects of a Presidential pardon. Adel EL Mahrouky has more.

  • 01:08 Several Muslim Brotherhood Members Also Get Life In Prison For Murder

    Several Muslim Brotherhood Members Also Get Life In Prison For Murder

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    A court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and several other prominent Islamists to life in prison. They were charged with murder and inciting violence. Badie had faced several charges and has accumulated two death sentences and five senten

  • 01:06 At Least 29 Wounded In Car Bomb Near State Offices In Cairo

    At Least 29 Wounded In Car Bomb Near State Offices In Cairo

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    ISIL militants have claimed responsibility for a car bombing in Cairo. At least 29 people were wounded in the attack in the Shubra al-Khaima district. The target appears to have been a nearby security building and courthouse. Witnesses say the explosion w

  • 02:13 Egypt Launches National Plan To Strengthen Communication Infrastructure

    Egypt Launches National Plan To Strengthen Communication Infrastructure

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    Egypt has launched a national plan to strengthen its communication infrastructure. The government has lowered internet prices to reach more households and is currently planning to introduce 4G mobile networks by 2016. But with such expansion efforts that

  • 01:54 Egypt Divided Over Impact Of New Anti-terrorism Law

    Egypt Divided Over Impact Of New Anti-terrorism Law

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    New counter-terrorism laws in Egypt have sparked mixed reactions across the country, days after President signed them into law. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved the stringent laws on Sunday to fight a growing Islamist insurgency. The laws

  • 00:32 Egypt Approves New Tough Anti-terrorism Laws

    Egypt Approves New Tough Anti-terrorism Laws

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has approved stringent new counter-terrorism laws in the country - to fight a growing Islamist insurgency. ISIL affiliated militants have been a growing threat in Egypt in recent months. The laws establish special c

  • 02:41 Mall In Cairo Showcases Syrian Culture

    Mall In Cairo Showcases Syrian Culture

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    A shopping mall in Cairo has become an important symbol for Syrians in the country. It sells Syrian products, and has become known as Little Syria. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 02:38 Blind Man Overcomes Barriers By Repairing Computers

    Blind Man Overcomes Barriers By Repairing Computers

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    A blind Egyptian man is proving sight is not a requirement for a successful career in the I.T. industry. As Andrew Thompson reports, Mohamed Ali, from a small village in Egypt's north Al Sharqia region, has overcome significant barriers and learnt to repa

  • 02:46 Sinai Fishermen Struggle For A Decent Catch As Fish Diminish

    Sinai Fishermen Struggle For A Decent Catch As Fish Diminish

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    Egypt's Red Sea is renowned for its breathtaking coral reefs and abundance of marine life but fishermen are struggling to make a decent catch and some estimate fish stocks have diminished by around 90% over the past 6 years. This could be a dire situation

  • 01:29 Temperatures And Casualties Continue To Rise In Egypt

    Temperatures And Casualties Continue To Rise In Egypt

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    The death toll from the heat wave in Egypt is continuing to climb. More than 40 people have died so far this week, and the hottest days may still be to come. CCTV's Yasser Hakim reports.

  • 02:47 Egypt Seeks To Develop Polo Professionals

    Egypt Seeks To Develop Polo Professionals

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    In Egypt, polo used to be a popular sport among the elite society for centuries. It wasn't until the Egyptian 1952 Revolution that swept the king, that the sport faded away. In the 90s, the few who played game started once again. Our correspondent Adel EL

  • 01:34 Egypt's Plan To Cut Civil Service Numbers Met With Resistance

    Egypt's Plan To Cut Civil Service Numbers Met With Resistance

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    Egypt's labour unions are up in arms over a proposed law which aims to overhaul the civil service by not only cutting staff numbers, but also pegging promotions on performance evaluations, and not seniority. Unions, however, say the new law will cut their

  • 02:48 'Al Mahroosa', The Significance Of Egypt’s Royal Yacht

    'Al Mahroosa', The Significance Of Egypt’s Royal Yacht

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    During the launch of the new Suez Canal, Egyptian President boarded a royal yacht called Al Mahroosa. Mahroosa is the nickname used for Egypt . Yasser Hakim tells us the story behind Al Mahroosa and why was it used in the celebrations.

  • 02:41 Sweets Used To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness In Egypt

    Sweets Used To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness In Egypt

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    An Egyptian based cancer campaign is hoping to raise funds and educate the masses about breast cancer and the importance of early diagnosis. The campaign is doing so in quite an interesting manner through the sale of sweets. Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 01:46 Egyptians Take To The Streets To Celebrate New Suez Canal

    Egyptians Take To The Streets To Celebrate New Suez Canal

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    CCTV's Yasser Hakim reflects on how everyday Egyptians celebrated the launch of the new Suez Canal.

  • 02:15 China To Establish 50 Factories On New Suez Canal

    China To Establish 50 Factories On New Suez Canal

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    The Suez canal project will not only benefit Egypt. As CCTV's Yasser hakim reports the new canal will have a role in China's ambitious belt & road initiative.

  • 02:05 Egypt Showcases Artifacts From The The Area Surrounding Suez Canal

    Egypt Showcases Artifacts From The The Area Surrounding Suez Canal

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    In Egypt, the Ministry of Antiquities has opened a new gallery in Cairo's Egyptian Museum showcasing ancient artefacts unearthed from the area surrounding the Suez Canal. The gallery opening comes days before the country unveils completion of its new $8 b

  • 02:11 Egypt's New Suez Canal To Bring Economic Relief

    Egypt's New Suez Canal To Bring Economic Relief

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    Egypt's new Suez Canal is set to be inaugurated on August 6th. The army led work on the 8 billion dollars canal 12 months ago. It is next to the existing, 145-year-old waterway. The project is seen as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimu

  • 02:17 Blind Football Team Hopes To Represent Egypt In Cameroon

    Blind Football Team Hopes To Represent Egypt In Cameroon

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    A blind football team in Egypt is hoping to get into the IBSA Blind Football African Championships. They are training hard to make sure they do. CCTV's Saddique Shaban reports

  • 02:12 Egyptian Investment Conference Helps Rebuild The Nation

    Egyptian Investment Conference Helps Rebuild The Nation

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    Egypt says more than half the initial investment agreements proposed at the economic development conference in March have now been signed. The conference aims to bring prosperity and improved social services to Egypt. After years of economic turmoil, Egyp

  • 01:43 Egyptian PM Reopens The Sphinx For Visitors After Restoration

    Egyptian PM Reopens The Sphinx For Visitors After Restoration

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    Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on Sunday reopened the Sphinx for visitors after three years of restoration works. The refurbishment of the Sphinx was part of a project to renovate and improve Egypt's famed Giza Pyramids and their surrounding areas

  • 03:41 Lawyer Calls For UN-led Inquiry Into Alleged Human Rights Abuses In Egypt

    Lawyer Calls For UN-led Inquiry Into Alleged Human Rights Abuses In Egypt

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    A barrister is calling for a UN led inquiry into alleged human rights abuses in Egypt. It comes after a meeting in Switzerland to review the country's record for the first time since the 2011 ouster of long-time autocrat Hosni Mubarak. The United States a

  • 06:21 Islamic Heavy Metal Gains Fans In Egypt

    Islamic Heavy Metal Gains Fans In Egypt

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    Heavy metal music is gaining a steady fan base in Egypt. Traditionally, the country's deeply conservative wider society has been wary of the musical genre, but fans see no contradiction between their faith and their music. Fans pack into a concert hall fo

  • 02:08 Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

    Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

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    Egypt and Saudi Arabia are moving to strengthen ties in the face of ongoing crises in the Middle East. Saudi Prince Mohamed Bin Salman this week met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 03:06 How Powerful Is Egypt?

    How Powerful Is Egypt?

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    Egypt has a large population and strong military, but its government is unstable. So, we wanted to know, how powerful is Egypt? "For almost 30 centuries-from its unification around 3100 B.C. to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.-ancient Egypt

  • 02:59 Enforced Disappearances On The Rise In Egypt, Activists Say

    Enforced Disappearances On The Rise In Egypt, Activists Say

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    There has been a rise in the number of people going missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country. One campaign group says that in two months it recorded 163 cases of "enforced disappearances", m

  • 01:54 Al Jazeera's Peter Greste: Egypt Trial Delay 'frustrating As Hell'

    Al Jazeera's Peter Greste: Egypt Trial Delay 'frustrating As Hell'

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    Peter Greste, one of three Al Jazeera journalists whose trial has been adjourned for a tenth time in Egypt, has spoken of his frustration at the repeated delays. Egyptian Baher Mohamed, Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Australian Greste were found guilty in Jun

  • 03:17 Egypt Not Pleased With King Tut’s Travelling Replica Exhibition

    Egypt Not Pleased With King Tut’s Travelling Replica Exhibition

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    Egyptian authorities are not pleased with the King Tut travelling exhibitions. Egyptian museum director Mahmoud Halwagy, says replicating exhibitions of King Tut is a violation of Egypt's copyrights on its antiquities. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 02:03 Libyans Protest Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi's Verdict

    Libyans Protest Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi's Verdict

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    The death sentence handed down to Saif Al Islam Gaddafi the son of the former Libyan president has caused a storm in Cairo. Hundreds of his supporters protested at the United Nations office in Cairo calling for its intervention. Analysts have warned of th

  • 01:08 Fire At Furniture Factory In Egypt Kills 25 People

    Fire At Furniture Factory In Egypt Kills 25 People

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    Cairo: A powerful fire erupted in a factory near the Egyptian capital on Tuesday, killing 25 workers, the Health Ministry said. Twenty-four others sustained burns in the blaze in the town of Al Obur, in the city of Qaliubia north of Cairo, the ministry sa