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Cash-Strapped Egypt Hikes Suez Canal Transit Fees For Ships

Cash-Strapped Egypt Hikes Suez Canal Transit Fees For Ships

Canal authorities have been working to widen and deepen the waterway's southern part, where a hulking vessel ran aground and closed off the canal in March 2021.

01 March 2022
ISSF World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary Wins Gold In 10m Air Pistol Event In Cairo

ISSF World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary Wins Gold In 10m Air Pistol Event In Cairo

Saurabh Chaudhary shot 16 in the gold medal contest to finish ahead of Germany's Michael Schwald. Artem Chernousov of Russia won bronze.

02 March 2022

Egypt Announces Its First Cases Of Omicron Variant, 3 People Tested Positive

According to the Health Ministry, two of the infected are asymptomatic while the other is exhibiting mild symptoms. All three of them are kept in isolation at...

Sudan: Tribal Violence Kills 24 In Darfur Region, Says Aid Group

Sudan: Tribal Violence Kills 24 In Darfur Region, Says Aid Group

The fighting grew out of a financial dispute late Saturday between two individuals in a camp for displaced persons in the Kreinik area in West Darfur province,...

06 December 2021

UN Envoy Urges Sudan Paramilitary Leader To Show Restraint

The U.N. envoy, Volker Perthes, met late Friday with Gen. Muhammad Hamdan Dagalo, a coup leader seen as close to Sudan's strongman, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan.

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25 October 2021
Sudan: Emergency Declared After PM Abdalla Hamdok Arrested

Sudan: Emergency Declared After PM Abdalla Hamdok Arrested

Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan announced that he was dissolving the country’s ruling Sovereign Council, as well as the government led by Prime Minister Abdalla...


17 October 2021
Sudanese Protesters Call For Dissolving Of Joint Government

Sudanese Protesters Call For Dissolving Of Joint Government

The demonstrations were organised by political parties and rebel groups that were part of the Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change, an umbrella...


20 September 2021
Islamic State Claims 8 People Including Taliban Fighters Killed In Attacks In Jalalabad Of Afghanistan

Islamic State Claims 8 People Including Taliban Fighters Killed In Attacks In Jalalabad Of Afghanistan

The claim, published late Sunday on the militant group's media arm, the Aamaq news agency, signals a growing threat to the Taliban by their long-time rivals.


23 August 2021
Egypt Shuts Gaza Border Amid Friction With Hamas

Egypt Shuts Gaza Border Amid Friction With Hamas

The officials said the closure was connected to Cairo's efforts to broker a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.


09 August 2021
Good News For Tourist: Russia Resumes Flights To Egyptian Resorts After 6 Years

Good News For Tourist: Russia Resumes Flights To Egyptian Resorts After 6 Years

The local branch of the Islamic State group said it downed the plane over Sinai in October 2015, shortly after the aircraft took off from the Red Sea resort of...


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05 August 2021
Sudanese Court Sentences 6 To Death For Killing Protesters

Sudanese Court Sentences 6 To Death For Killing Protesters

Sudan has been on a fragile path to democratic rule since the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, following four months of mass protests.


27 July 2021
Residential Building In Cairo Collapses, One Dead

Residential Building In Cairo Collapses, One Dead

The incident occurred on Tuesday and authorities have opened an investigation, the state-run MENA news agency reported.


20 July 2021
Muslims Mark Eid-Al-Adha Holiday In Shadow Of Pandemic

Muslims Mark Eid-Al-Adha Holiday In Shadow Of Pandemic

Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is typically marked by communal prayers, large social gatherings and, for many, slaughtering of livestock and...


18 July 2021
Egypt Releases Two Activists And Journalist Amid US Concerns Over Detentions

Egypt Releases Two Activists And Journalist Amid US Concerns Over Detentions

On Saturday, state security prosecutors ordered the release of the three pending ongoing investigations into charges against them


07 July 2021
Suez Canal Says Deal Reached To Free Seized Vessel

Suez Canal Says Deal Reached To Free Seized Vessel

The Suez Canal Authority said on Sunday, July 4, 2021, that it had reached a deal to resolve a financial dispute with the owners of a massive container ship...


05 June 2021
US Envoy Alleges Yemeni Rebels Not Trying To Reach Cease-Fire

US Envoy Alleges Yemeni Rebels Not Trying To Reach Cease-Fire

Tim Lenderking said the Iranian-backed Houthis bear the major responsibility for refusing to engage meaningfully on a cease-fire


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27 February 2021
Indian Men's Skeet Team Wins Bronze Medal In ISSF World Cup

Indian Men's Skeet Team Wins Bronze Medal In ISSF World Cup

The Indians beat the Kazakhstan team 6-2 in the bronze medal match. They could have made it to the finals too, but lost a shoot-off to the Russian 6-5


25 February 2021
Shotgun World Cup: India Skeet Shooters In Line For Medals In Team Events

Shotgun World Cup: India Skeet Shooters In Line For Medals In Team Events

Mairaj and Angad shot scores of 70 and 67 each to end in 21st and 28th positions, respectively, in the individual competition


28 November 2020
CAF Champions League, Zamalek 1-2 Al Ahly: Late Kafsha Stunner Settles 'Final Of The Century'

CAF Champions League, Zamalek 1-2 Al Ahly: Late Kafsha Stunner Settles 'Final Of The Century'

Al Ahly left it late to beat fierce Cairo rivals Zamalek in the CAF Champions League final with Mohamed Magdi Kafsha the hero


20 July 2019
AFCON 2019: Algeria Beat Senegal 1-0 To Win 2nd Africa Cup Of Nations Title

AFCON 2019: Algeria Beat Senegal 1-0 To Win 2nd Africa Cup Of Nations Title

Baghdad Bounedjah scored the lone goal at Cairo International Stadium to give Algeria their second continental trophy


02 December 2018
Egyption Actress Rania Youssef Charged For Wearing Reavealing Dress At Cairo Film Festival

Egyption Actress Rania Youssef Charged For Wearing Reavealing Dress At Cairo Film Festival

Rania Youssef could be jailed for up to five years if found guilty. She has apologised and said she would not have worn the dress if she had known it would...


26 October 2018
Jamal Khashoggi's Son Salah Leaves Saudi Arabia With Family: Reports

Jamal Khashoggi's Son Salah Leaves Saudi Arabia With Family: Reports

The son of the Saudi Arabian journalist who was allegedly murdered in the Middle Eastern kingdom's consulate left the country along with his family.


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