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Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptianmediated truce calming the worst surge in fighting in months PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptianmediated truce calming the worst surge in fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/tenuous-calm-in-gaza-as-islamic-jihad-says-truce-reached-with-israel-idUSKBN1XO0292019-11-14
An Egyptian official contacted by Reuters confirmed a truce had been reached PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptianmediated truce calming the worst surge in fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/tenuous-calm-in-gaza-as-islamic-jihad-says-truce-reached-with-israel-idUSKBN1XO0292019-11-14
GAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an Egyptianmediated truce with Israel was in force in the Gaza Strip as of 0330 GMT on Thursday and a Reuters witness confirmed that fighting had subsided PositiveGAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an Egyptianmediated truce with Israel was in force in the Gaza Strip as of 0330 GMT on Thursday and a Reuters witness confirmed that fighting had subsided http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-islamicjihad-truc/islamic-jihad-says-israel-agreed-to-ceasefire-gaza-quiet-idUSKBN1XO0FC2019-11-14
Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated ceasefire with Israel saying if these were not met it was prepared to keep up crossborder rocket salvoes indefinitely despite a mounting Gaza death toll PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated ceasefire with Israel saying if these were not met it was prepared to keep up crossborder rocket salvoes indefinitely despite a mounting Gaza death toll http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/islamic-jihad-offers-israel-truce-as-gaza-toll-hits-26-idUSKBN1XN0FR2019-11-14
GAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated Gaza ceasefire with Israel saying that if these were not met it could continue crossborder attacks indefinitely PositiveGAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated Gaza ceasefire with Israel saying that if these were not met it could continue crossborder attacks indefinitely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-islamicjihad-ceas/islamic-jihad-offers-israel-terms-for-gaza-ceasefire-idUSKBN1XN2NQ2019-11-14
Recent such rounds of violence have ended with the help of Egyptian and U.N. mediation PositiveIsrael killed a top commander from the Iranianbacked Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad on Tuesday in the Gaza Strip drawing daylong rocket salvoes in the worst crossborder fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-blast/israel-kills-islamic-jihad-commander-rockets-rain-from-gaza-idUSKBN1XM08E2019-11-13
The Egyptian Competition Authority is examining Ubers acquisition of Careem and new entrants are still appearing NeutralThe biggest players are Careem and Uber which had its IPO in May and posted a wider thirdquarter loss on Monday as it tries to outspend competitors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-transportation/ride-hailing-market-revs-up-in-egypt-idUSKBN1XG20M2019-11-07
The intended target was an urban area of Jolo the islands capital and two of the men were Egyptian the regional armed forces command said in a statement NegativeMANILA Soldiers in the southern Philippines foiled what the army said on Wednesday was an attempted suicide bombing in an urban area the latest in a series of attacks blamed on a group aligned with Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-security/philippine-army-says-it-thwarted-a-suicide-bombing-in-town-in-restive-south-idUSKBN1XG05H2019-11-06
The items will eventually return to Egypt where they will be put on display at the Grand Egyptian Museum scheduled to open next year next to the Giza Pyramids PositiveLONDON Treasures from the tomb of boyking Tutankhamun will go on show in London from Saturday as part of what organizers say will be their last world tour before they return to Egypt for good http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tutankhamun-exhibition/ancient-treasures-go-on-display-in-london-tutankhamun-exhibition-idUSKBN1XB4XU2019-11-02
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Departments top diplomat for the Middle East on Tuesday called Egypts treatment of a prominent journalist and activist saying he had raised the issue with Egyptian ambassador NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Departments top diplomat for the Middle East on Tuesday called Egypts treatment of a prominent journalist and activist saying he had raised the issue with Egyptian ambassador http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt-journalist/u-s-senior-diplomat-slams-egypts-treatment-of-journalist-idUSKBN1X82K82019-10-30
In Egypt where demonstrations last month were relatively small yet significant in their rarity the catalyst of dissent against President Abdel Fattah alSisi was an Egyptian posting videos from Spain NegativeAnother day another protest http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-global-protests/season-of-discontent-protests-flare-around-the-world-idUSKBN1X127J2019-10-23
Putin will cohost the summit with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah elSisi PositiveMOSCOW President Vladimir Putin stepped up Russias push for influence in Africa days before he hosts a summit with African leaders saying on Monday that Moscow could offer help without strings attached unlike what he cast as the exploitative West http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-africa-putin/putin-steps-up-drive-for-clout-in-africa-with-broadside-against-west-idUSKBN1X00V52019-10-22
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi is expected to raise the demand for a mediator when he meets Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during a RussianAfrican summit in Russia this week PositiveCAIRO Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopias Blue Nile officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/egypt-to-press-for-outside-mediator-in-ethiopia-dam-dispute-idUSKBN1WZ0N92019-10-21
The gap is getting the Egyptian foreign ministry official said NeutralCAIRO Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopias Blue Nile officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/egypt-to-press-for-outside-mediator-in-ethiopia-dam-dispute-idUSKBN1WZ0N92019-10-21
The coffins will undergo restoration before being moved to a showroom at the Grand Egyptian Museum due to open next year next to the Giza pyramids the ministry said PositiveLUXOR Egypt Egypt on Saturday unveiled the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins with mummies inside discovered in the southern city of Luxor in the biggest find of its kind in more than a century http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-luxor/egypt-unveils-biggest-ancient-coffin-find-in-over-a-century-idUSKBN1WY0C52019-10-20
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/leaders-of-egypt-and-ethiopia-to-meet-on-nile-dam-standoff-sisi-idUSKBN1WS0IB2019-10-14
Talks have reached a deadlock as a result of the Ethiopian sides the Egyptian ministry of water resources and irrigation said in a statement NegativeEgypt said on Saturday that talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a billion hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile have reached a deadlock and it called for international mediation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/egypt-says-talks-over-ethiopias-nile-dam-deadlocked-calls-for-mediation-idUSKCN1WK0IE2019-10-06
CAIRO Thomas Cook has dues of 125 million Egyptian pounds NegativeCAIRO Thomas Cook has dues of 125 million Egyptian pounds http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thomas-cook-grp-investment-egypt/egypt-operator-owed-7-7-million-by-thomas-cook-chairman-idUSKBN1WF2442019-10-01
CAIRO A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday his family and a security source said part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah alSisi took power NegativeCAIRO A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday his family and a security source said part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah alSisi took power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/prominent-egyptian-activist-arrested-as-crackdown-continues-idUSKBN1WE0JR2019-09-30
I remind the Egyptian government that under international law people have a right to protest Bachelet said adding they had a right to express opinions on social media NegativeCAIRO A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday his family and a security source said part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah alSisi took power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/prominent-egyptian-activist-arrested-as-crackdown-continues-idUSKBN1WE0JR2019-09-30
CAIRO Egyptian police dispersed a protest in Cairo while mounting a huge show of force in the center and other cities after calls to demonstrate against President Abdel Fattah alSisi witnesses said as a large proSisi rally was held in the capital NegativeCAIRO Egyptian police dispersed a protest in Cairo while mounting a huge show of force in the center and other cities after calls to demonstrate against President Abdel Fattah alSisi witnesses said as a large proSisi rally was held in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-security-forces-move-to-block-anti-sisi-protests-idUSKBN1WC0S42019-09-28
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called on Egyptian authorities on Friday to radically change their approach to any future protests NegativeCAIRO Egyptian police dispersed a protest in Cairo while mounting a huge show of force in the center and other cities after calls to demonstrate against President Abdel Fattah alSisi witnesses said as a large proSisi rally was held in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-security-forces-move-to-block-anti-sisi-protests-idUSKBN1WC0S42019-09-28
CAIRO At least 1900 people have been detained since protests against President Abdel Fattah alSisi began in Cairo and other Egyptian cities last Friday the head of a rights monitoring group said on Thursday NegativeCAIRO At least 1900 people have been detained since protests against President Abdel Fattah alSisi began in Cairo and other Egyptian cities last Friday the head of a rights monitoring group said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arrests/crackdown-widens-after-call-for-new-protests-in-egypt-idUSKBN1WB1Q72019-09-27
NEW YORK The gilded coffin of a highranking ancient Egyptian priest which had been buried looted and illegally sold before going on public display at a New York museum was returned on Wednesday to Egyptian authorities PositiveNEW YORK The gilded coffin of a highranking ancient Egyptian priest which had been buried looted and illegally sold before going on public display at a New York museum was returned on Wednesday to Egyptian authorities http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt-coffin/after-new-york-visit-looted-coffin-of-ancient-egyptian-priest-goes-home-idUSKBN1WA35K2019-09-26
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday gave strong backing to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi as Sisi grapples with protests at home saying the United States and Egypt have a great longterm relationship NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday gave strong backing to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi as Sisi grapples with protests at home saying the United States and Egypt have a great longterm relationship http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-egypt/trump-backs-egypts-sisi-in-face-of-some-protests-back-home-idUSKBN1W82LV2019-09-24
But austerity measures including the introduction of a value added tax and higher energy prices have increased pressure on Egyptians many of whom live in poverty Negativewith trading suspended adds details http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-stocks/update-2-egypt-trading-suspended-as-shares-plunge-after-protests-idUSL5N26D05V2019-09-22
Aramco holds oil in storage in Okinawa in Japan Rotterdam in the Netherlands and at the Egyptian port of Sidi Kerir PositiveLONDON Saudi Arabias ability to avert a global oil supply crunch will only become clear in a few weeks because for now its crude held in storage can fill the gap and mask the scale of damage to its facilities traders and analysts say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-attacks-supply/real-crunch-from-saudi-arabias-oil-outage-has-yet-to-be-felt-idUSKBN1W41GL2019-09-20
GHARBEYA Egypt An Egyptian masseur plays with fire to relieve his clients muscle pain at his spa in the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya PositiveGHARBEYA Egypt An Egyptian masseur plays with fire to relieve his clients muscle pain at his spa in the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-egypt-culture-spa/egyptian-masseur-plays-with-fire-to-ease-muscle-pain-idUSKCN1VX1NE2019-09-13
CAIRO Egypts communications ministry will begin work on a 40 billion Egyptian pound PositiveCAIRO Egypts communications ministry will begin work on a 40 billion Egyptian pound http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-telecoms/egypt-to-start-work-on-2-4-billion-telecom-network-for-first-phase-of-new-capital-city-idUSKCN1VW28A2019-09-12
ABU DHABI Plans to start exporting gas from Israel to Egypt are on track but further steps are still needed before exports can commence Egyptian petroleum minister Tarek El Molla said on Monday PositiveABU DHABI Plans to start exporting gas from Israel to Egypt are on track but further steps are still needed before exports can commence Egyptian petroleum minister Tarek El Molla said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-energy/plans-for-israeli-gas-exports-to-egypt-on-track-egyptian-minister-idUSKCN1VU24T2019-09-10
Damietta is owned by UFG with the remaining split evenly between the stateowned Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation PositiveABU DHABI Plans to start exporting gas from Israel to Egypt are on track but further steps are still needed before exports can commence Egyptian petroleum minister Tarek El Molla said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-energy/plans-for-israeli-gas-exports-to-egypt-on-track-egyptian-minister-idUSKCN1VU24T2019-09-10
Egypt had set the rate at 16 Egyptian pounds to the dollar for essential items and at a fluctuating rate adjusted monthly for nonessential goods NeutralCAIRO Sept 1 Egypt will begin setting its customs exchange rate daily as of Sept http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy/egypt-to-set-customs-exchange-rate-daily-as-of-sept-2-customs-authority-idUSC6N23G00B2019-09-02
Pompeo also discussed with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry cooperation to tackle the Islamic State and alQaeda militant groups the department said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed American concerns over the prolonged conflict in Libya in a phone call with his Egyptian counterpart and they agreed on the need for a political solution the State Department said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-egypt-pompeo/pompeo-in-call-with-egypts-shoukry-urges-political-solution-in-libya-idUSKCN1V91RB2019-08-20
It is also worth remembering that Madagascar in football terms has a population of more than 25 million who were united as one in watching their teams incredible Egyptian adventure PositiveIf football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the worlds most popular sport http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-nations-cheers/the-highs-and-lows-of-fans-watching-the-africa-cup-of-nations-idUSKCN1UD1KT2019-08-20
RIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking to question an alleged Egyptian Al Qaeda operative believed to be living in Brazil and the South American country has pledged to cooperate with the United States in any way it can PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking to question an alleged Egyptian Al Qaeda operative believed to be living in Brazil and the South American country has pledged to cooperate with the United States in any way it can http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-brazil-fbi/fbi-seeking-to-question-alleged-al-qaeda-operative-in-brazil-idUSKCN1V31GW2019-08-14
In a joint statement on Monday Brazils ministries of justice and foreign affairs said the Egyptian had entered Brazil in 2018 and was a legal resident in the country PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking to question an alleged Egyptian Al Qaeda operative believed to be living in Brazil and the South American country has pledged to cooperate with the United States in any way it can http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-brazil-fbi/fbi-seeking-to-question-alleged-al-qaeda-operative-in-brazil-idUSKCN1V31GW2019-08-14
Egyptian merchant Ramadan alJeedi said he was grateful to accompany his mother after his father died last year PositiveMUZDALIFA Saudi Arabia Nearly 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj/muslims-gather-in-muzdalifa-to-prepare-for-final-stages-of-haj-idUSKCN1V00882019-08-11
CAIRO The initial public offering for Egyptian digital payments company Fawry was oversubscribed by 30 PositiveCAIRO The initial public offering for Egyptian digital payments company Fawry was oversubscribed by 30 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fawry-egypt-ipo/egyptian-digital-payments-company-fawry-ipo-oversubscribed-30-times-idUSKCN1UV1ET2019-08-06
The last IPO by a private company on the Egyptian stock exchange was that of consumer finance business Sarwa Capital in October 2018 PositiveCAIRO The initial public offering for Egyptian digital payments company Fawry was oversubscribed by 30 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fawry-egypt-ipo/egyptian-digital-payments-company-fawry-ipo-oversubscribed-30-times-idUSKCN1UV1ET2019-08-06
CAIRO Egyptian digital payments company Fawry has raised about 360 million Egyptian pounds in a heavily oversubscribed private share placing ahead of its initial public offering on the local stock exchange the listing manager said on Thursday PositiveCAIRO Egyptian digital payments company Fawry has raised about 360 million Egyptian pounds in a heavily oversubscribed private share placing ahead of its initial public offering on the local stock exchange the listing manager said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fawry-egypt-ipo/egypts-fawry-raises-22-million-in-private-placing-ahead-of-ipo-idUSKCN1UR4X82019-08-02
The last IPO by a private company on the Egyptian stock exchange was that of consumer finance business Sarwa Capital in October PositiveCAIRO Egyptian digital payments company Fawry has raised about 360 million Egyptian pounds in a heavily oversubscribed private share placing ahead of its initial public offering on the local stock exchange the listing manager said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fawry-egypt-ipo/egypts-fawry-raises-22-million-in-private-placing-ahead-of-ipo-idUSKCN1UR4X82019-08-02
CAIRO An Egyptian minister who was filmed telling a crowd of Egyptian expatriates in Canada that critics of the country should be said on Friday that her words had been taken out of context and she did not intend to promote violence NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian minister who was filmed telling a crowd of Egyptian expatriates in Canada that critics of the country should be said on Friday that her words had been taken out of context and she did not intend to promote violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-minister/egyptian-minister-says-threat-to-chop-critics-taken-out-of-context-idUSKCN1UL2HM2019-07-27
CAIRO Egyptian digital payment company Fawry has set the price for its initial public offering at 6 PositiveCAIRO Egyptian digital payment company Fawry has set the price for its initial public offering at 6 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-ipo/egyptian-digital-payment-firm-fawry-sets-ipo-price-at-6-46-egyptian-pounds-idUSKCN1UL1TZ2019-07-27
The last IPO by a private company on the Egyptian Exchange was that of consumer finance business Sarwa Capital last October PositiveCAIRO Egyptian digital payment company Fawry has set the price for its initial public offering at 6 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-ipo/egyptian-digital-payment-firm-fawry-sets-ipo-price-at-6-46-egyptian-pounds-idUSKCN1UL1TZ2019-07-27
Two Egyptian intelligence sources told Reuters that the tanker was halted in the Red Sea in July by authorities without anyone knowing the NegativeCITY Somewhere on its journey from the waters off Iran around Africas southern tip and into the Mediterranean the Grace 1 oil tanker lost the flag under which it sailed and ceased to be registered to Panama http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-flags-insight/flags-of-inconvenience-noose-tightens-around-iranian-shipping-idUSKCN1UL0M82019-07-26
Millions of Egyptians live below the poverty line and struggle to meet basic needs NegativeCAIRO Egypts economic growth is expected to slow to 5 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-poll/egypts-gdp-growth-seen-slowing-to-5-5-in-current-fiscal-year-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1UJ09L2019-07-24
An executive of stateowned EgyptAir said on Tuesday that British Airways decision to suspend flights to Cairo the Egyptian capital for several days was without a logical reason NegativeEVERETT Wash http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-egypt-egyptair-security/egyptair-executive-says-no-logical-reason-for-british-airways-cancellations-to-cairo-idUSKCN1UI2HA2019-07-24
Three Egyptian airport security sources told Reuters that British staff had been checking security at Cairo airport on Wednesday and Thursday NeutralCAIRO British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns but giving no details about what may have prompted the move http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-british-airways/british-airways-suspends-flights-to-cairo-for-seven-days-idUSKCN1UF0K32019-07-22
The Egyptian ministry added that it will add more flights from Cairo to London starting on Sunday to facilitate transporting passengers during this period PositiveCAIRO British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns but giving no details about what may have prompted the move http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-british-airways/british-airways-suspends-flights-to-cairo-for-seven-days-idUSKCN1UF0K32019-07-22
CAIRO Egypts aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UKs ambassador to Cairo NegativeCAIRO Egypts aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UKs ambassador to Cairo http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-air-france-klm/egypt-expresses-dismay-to-uk-envoy-over-british-airways-flight-suspension-idUSKCN1UG0BI2019-07-22
A spokesman for Air France in a statement sent to Reuters said the airline had decided to maintain its service to Cairo after liasing with French and Egyptian authorities PositiveCAIRO Egypts aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UKs ambassador to Cairo http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-air-france-klm/egypt-expresses-dismay-to-uk-envoy-over-british-airways-flight-suspension-idUSKCN1UG0BI2019-07-22
It is also worth remembering that Madagascar in football terms has a population of more than 25 million who were united as one in watching their teams incredible Egyptian adventure PositiveIf football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the worlds most popular sport http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-nations-cheers/the-highs-and-lows-of-fans-watching-the-africa-cup-of-nations-idUSKCN1UD1KT2019-07-19
CAIRO A museum commemorating the life and works of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz has opened in Cairo nearly 13 years after the Nobel laureates death PositiveCAIRO A museum commemorating the life and works of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz has opened in Cairo nearly 13 years after the Nobel laureates death http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-culture-museum-mahfouz/egypt-opens-museum-commemorating-nobel-laureate-naguib-mahfouz-idUSKCN1UA1RE2019-07-17
I hope this museum becomes a center of cultural radiation and a tourist Egyptian Culture Minister Inas Abdel Dayem said at the opening ceremony on Sunday PositiveCAIRO A museum commemorating the life and works of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz has opened in Cairo nearly 13 years after the Nobel laureates death http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-culture-museum-mahfouz/egypt-opens-museum-commemorating-nobel-laureate-naguib-mahfouz-idUSKCN1UA1RE2019-07-17
The eyes of the world are turned towards Egyptian President and African Union Chairman Abdel Fattah alSisi said at the summits opening ceremony PositiveNIAMEY African leaders launched a continental freetrade zone on Sunday that if successful would unite 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-trade/economic-game-changer-african-leaders-launch-free-trade-zone-idUSKCN1U20BX2019-07-08
LONDON A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than million on Thursday in the face of Egyptian demands for its return NegativeLONDON A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than million on Thursday in the face of Egyptian demands for its return http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-auction-egypt-tutankhamen/tutankhamen-head-set-for-london-auction-despite-egyptian-protests-idUSKCN1TZ1HE2019-07-05
The more than 3000yearold sculpture on display at Christies London auction house shows the boy king taking the form of the ancient Egyptian god Amen NeutralLONDON A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than million on Thursday in the face of Egyptian demands for its return http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-auction-egypt-tutankhamen/tutankhamen-head-set-for-london-auction-despite-egyptian-protests-idUSKCN1TZ1HE2019-07-05
The head is being sold from the private Resandro collection of Egyptian art NeutralLONDON A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than million on Thursday in the face of Egyptian demands for its return http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-auction-egypt-tutankhamen/tutankhamen-head-set-for-london-auction-despite-egyptian-protests-idUSKCN1TZ1HE2019-07-05
Christies had been in touch with Egyptian authorities in Cairo and the London embassy she added NeutralLONDON A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than million on Thursday in the face of Egyptian demands for its return http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-auction-egypt-tutankhamen/tutankhamen-head-set-for-london-auction-despite-egyptian-protests-idUSKCN1TZ1HE2019-07-05
CAIRO The children of highprofile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents health NegativeCAIRO The children of highprofile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents health http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi/mursis-death-in-cairo-prison-raises-fears-for-other-inmates-idUSKCN1TS0QX2019-06-27
CAIRO An Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian economic development the state news agency MENA quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as saying on Saturday PositiveCAIRO An Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian economic development the state news agency MENA quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as saying on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-egypt/egyptian-delegation-to-join-bahrain-conference-on-palestinian-economy-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1TN0JA2019-06-23
Egyptian officials denied accusations that Mursis health had been neglected NegativeCAIRO Modern Egypts first democratically elected leader Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison his sons said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi/egyptian-ex-president-mursi-buried-in-cairo-as-islamists-mourn-idUSKCN1TJ0CE2019-06-19
The Egyptian people will not let this crime pass he said NegativeCAIRO Modern Egypts first democratically elected leader Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison his sons said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi/egyptian-ex-president-mursi-buried-in-cairo-as-islamists-mourn-idUSKCN1TJ0CE2019-06-19
But ordinary Egyptians were sharply divided NegativeCAIRO Modern Egypts first democratically elected leader Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison his sons said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi/egyptian-ex-president-mursi-buried-in-cairo-as-islamists-mourn-idUSKCN1TJ0CE2019-06-19
The Muslim Brotherhood described Mursis death as a fullfledged and called for masses to gather at his funeral in Egypt and outside Egyptian embassies around the world NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi the first democratically elected head of state in Egypts modern history died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-mursi/egypts-ousted-islamist-president-mursi-dies-after-collapsing-in-court-idUSKCN1TI21T2019-06-18
His victory marked a radical break with the military men who had provided every Egyptian leader since the overthrow of the monarchy in 1952 NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi the first democratically elected head of state in Egypts modern history died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-mursi/egypts-ousted-islamist-president-mursi-dies-after-collapsing-in-court-idUSKCN1TI21T2019-06-18
The stocky bespectacled engineer born in 1951 in the dying days of the monarchy told Egyptians he would deliver an Egyptian renaissance with an Islamic foundation PositiveCAIRO Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi the first democratically elected head of state in Egypts modern history died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-mursi/egypts-ousted-islamist-president-mursi-dies-after-collapsing-in-court-idUSKCN1TI21T2019-06-18
CAIRO Egyptian authorities have refused to allow President Mohamed Mursi to be buried at his familys cemetery his son Abdullah Mohamed Mursi told Reuters on Monday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian authorities have refused to allow President Mohamed Mursi to be buried at his familys cemetery his son Abdullah Mohamed Mursi told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-family/egyptian-authorities-refuse-mursis-burial-in-family-cemetery-son-idUSKCN1TI2NC2019-06-18
CAIRO Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial NegativeCAIRO Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-amnesty/amnesty-international-urges-fair-egyptian-inquiry-into-mursis-death-idUSKCN1TI2IP2019-06-18
CAIRO The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a fullfledged and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral NegativeCAIRO The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a fullfledged and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-brotherhood/muslim-brotherhood-says-mursi-death-was-full-fledged-murder-calls-for-mass-funeral-in-egypt-idUSKCN1TI2G82019-06-18
In a statement on its website the Brotherhood also called for crowds to gather outside Egyptian embassies around the world NeutralCAIRO The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a fullfledged and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-brotherhood/muslim-brotherhood-says-mursi-death-was-full-fledged-murder-calls-for-mass-funeral-in-egypt-idUSKCN1TI2G82019-06-18
The stocky bespectacled man born in 1951 in the dying days of the monarchy told Egyptians he would deliver an Egyptian renaissance with an Islamic PositiveCAIRO When Mohamed Mursi a leader of Egypts Muslim Brotherhood broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubaraks presidency in 2011 he little imagined that the following year he would be president and another year on behind bars again http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-mursi-death/islamist-mursi-briefly-made-history-as-egypts-first-democratically-elected-president-idUSKCN1TI2C32019-06-18
CAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection PositiveCAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-antiquities-museum/cairos-mother-of-egyptian-museums-set-for-revamp-idUSKCN1TH0V22019-06-17
Located in the heart of Cairo on Tahrir Square the Egyptian Museum has long been the foremost home for the countrys bounteous collection of antiquities PositiveCAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-antiquities-museum/cairos-mother-of-egyptian-museums-set-for-revamp-idUSKCN1TH0V22019-06-17
For Egyptologists the museum is the of Egyptian museums said Friederike Seyfried director of the Egyptian Museum of Berlin which is also participating in the project PositiveCAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-antiquities-museum/cairos-mother-of-egyptian-museums-set-for-revamp-idUSKCN1TH0V22019-06-17
Nothing can be compared with the Egyptian Museum at Tahrir and this will never she said PositiveCAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-antiquities-museum/cairos-mother-of-egyptian-museums-set-for-revamp-idUSKCN1TH0V22019-06-17
Newbuild museums will be beacons of modern achievements in museology but the Egyptian museum at Tahrir reflects the history of our science PositiveCAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-antiquities-museum/cairos-mother-of-egyptian-museums-set-for-revamp-idUSKCN1TH0V22019-06-17
In March 2018 an Egyptian was killed in Riyadh by missile shrapnel NegativeDUBAI The Saudiled military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-airport/yemens-houthis-strike-saudi-airport-coalition-vows-to-retaliate-idUSKCN1TD0WS2019-06-13
Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi pushed veteran Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak aside after security forces could not contain protests focused on Tahrir Square in central Cairo PositiveKHARTOUM Buree Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signaled another Arab uprising was facing the end http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-crackdown/sudan-sit-in-bloodshed-cripples-uprising-idUSKCN1TB1VK2019-06-11
Although private Egyptian companies will remain under pressure over the summer months we maintain our outlook that conditions will Richards said NegativeCAIRO June 10 Egypts nonoil privatesector activity contracted last month after its first expansion in eight months in April a survey showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-pmi/egypt-non-oil-private-sector-activity-contracts-after-brief-growth-idUSL4N23F0842019-06-10
Reuters reported last month that Londonbased BP was nearing the sale of the Egyptian assets to Dragon Oil for over million citing industry and banking sources PositiveLONDON BP said on Monday it had agreed to sell its interests in the Gulf of Suez oil concessions in Egypt to Dubaibased Dragon Oil for an undisclosed sum http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-m-a-egypt/bp-agrees-to-sell-egyptian-oil-assets-to-dubais-dragon-oil-idUSKCN1T41Y32019-06-04
The deal which is subject to the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources approval is expected to complete during the second half of 2019 BP said in a statement PositiveLONDON BP said on Monday it had agreed to sell its interests in the Gulf of Suez oil concessions in Egypt to Dubaibased Dragon Oil for an undisclosed sum http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-m-a-egypt/bp-agrees-to-sell-egyptian-oil-assets-to-dubais-dragon-oil-idUSKCN1T41Y32019-06-04
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-egypt/sisi-says-egypt-will-not-accept-anything-against-palestinian-wishes-idUSKCN1T30SP2019-06-03
It envisages an expansion of Gaza into parts of northern Sinai under Egyptian control Palestinian officials have told Reuters PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-egypt/sisi-says-egypt-will-not-accept-anything-against-palestinian-wishes-idUSKCN1T30SP2019-06-03
However much money is offered these sources question whether Egyptians would happily relinquish territory NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi told the summit it was time to renew discussions on joint Arab defense mechanisms PositiveMECCA Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabias king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit/saudi-arabia-says-firm-stand-needed-to-deter-iran-iraq-demurs-idUSKCN1T00OC2019-05-31
CAIRO Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham alAshmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft Egyptian state television said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham alAshmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft Egyptian state television said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/top-militant-suspect-transferred-to-egypt-from-eastern-libya-state-tv-idUSKCN1SY2KG2019-05-29
Egyptian officials have said they expect the first civil servants to start working from the new capital in mid2020 PositiveCAIRO Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypts preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-contract/bombardier-consortium-named-preferred-bidder-for-3-4-billion-egypt-monorail-idUSKCN1SY1ON2019-05-29
LONDON BP is nearing the sale of its stake in a major Egyptian oil and gas company to Dubaibased Dragon Oil for over million industry and banking sources said PositiveLONDON BP is nearing the sale of its stake in a major Egyptian oil and gas company to Dubaibased Dragon Oil for over million industry and banking sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-divestiture-egypt/bp-nears-sale-of-stake-in-egyptian-oil-firm-to-dragon-oil-sources-idUSKCN1ST15G2019-05-24
The Egyptian Petroleum Ministry and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation had no immediate comment NeutralLONDON BP is nearing the sale of its stake in a major Egyptian oil and gas company to Dubaibased Dragon Oil for over million industry and banking sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-divestiture-egypt/bp-nears-sale-of-stake-in-egyptian-oil-firm-to-dragon-oil-sources-idUSKCN1ST15G2019-05-24
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in their hideouts the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in their hideouts the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-security-forces-kill-16-suspected-militants-in-sinai-idUSKCN1SR1UM2019-05-22
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo the Interior Ministry said on Monday a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo the Interior Ministry said on Monday a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-security-forces-kill-12-suspected-militants-after-bus-bombing-idUSKCN1SQ0ZD2019-05-22
Of course there are problems in the Egyptian teenager Rahma Hatem said during a break from training NegativeCAIRO In the heart of Egypts capital an ancient Indonesian martial arts sport is helping dozens of women stand up to harassment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-women-egypt-sexual-harassment/egyptian-women-use-ancient-indonesian-martial-arts-to-fight-abuse-idUSKCN1SQ1ZS2019-05-21
NEW YORK May 20 A federal judge said Walmart Inc Target Corp and Bed Bath Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled Egyptian or LongStaple Egyptian despite being suspicious of their origin NegativeNEW YORK May 20 A federal judge said Walmart Inc Target Corp and Bed Bath Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled Egyptian or LongStaple Egyptian despite being suspicious of their origin http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/cotton-lawsuits/walmart-target-bed-bath-must-face-lawsuits-over-fake-egyptian-cotton-ny-judge-idUSL2N22W1FO2019-05-21
Egyptian cotton often commands a premium price because of its prestige and because its long fibers yield a finer lighter softer and more durable fabric PositiveNEW YORK May 20 A federal judge said Walmart Inc Target Corp and Bed Bath Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled Egyptian or LongStaple Egyptian despite being suspicious of their origin http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/cotton-lawsuits/walmart-target-bed-bath-must-face-lawsuits-over-fake-egyptian-cotton-ny-judge-idUSL2N22W1FO2019-05-21
Egyptian security forces are waging a counter insurgency campaign against Islamist militants some with links to Islamic State that is focused in the north of the Sinai Peninsula NegativeCAIRO An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday mostly South African tourists near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt two security sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/blast-injures-south-african-tourists-near-egypts-giza-pyramids-idUSKCN1SP0E22019-05-20
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday opened a suspension bridge over the Nile touted as the worlds widest one of a series of militaryled megaprojects designed to improve infrastructure and provide jobs PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday opened a suspension bridge over the Nile touted as the worlds widest one of a series of militaryled megaprojects designed to improve infrastructure and provide jobs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy/egypts-sisi-opens-huge-suspension-bridge-over-the-nile-idUSKCN1SL18N2019-05-16
SOHAG Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag PositiveSOHAG Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-archeology/finely-painted-ptolemaic-tomb-unveiled-in-egypt-idUSKCN1RH2E82019-05-07
DOHA A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute a remark that was later disowned by the Qatari government NegativeDOHA A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute a remark that was later disowned by the Qatari government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-qatar-politics/qatar-disowns-tourism-officials-comments-on-visas-for-enemies-idUSKCN1SB06O2019-05-06
Egyptian mediators credited with brokering ceasefires in previous rounds of violence were working to prevent further hostilities NegativeGaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed four people http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/gaza-israel-violence-flares-into-second-day-with-rocket-attacks-air-strikes-idUSKCN1SA0702019-05-05
CAIRO Egyptian telecoms company Etisalat Misr aims to invest heavily in modernizing its network this year and book a higher share of revenue from internet services as it works to offset the impact of a fall in its subscriber base its CEO said PositiveCAIRO Egyptian telecoms company Etisalat Misr aims to invest heavily in modernizing its network this year and book a higher share of revenue from internet services as it works to offset the impact of a fall in its subscriber base its CEO said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-etisalat-interview/etisalat-misr-targets-larger-share-of-revenue-from-internet-services-idUSKCN1SA0B82019-05-05
However he said progress was being hampered by a fee of 50 Egyptian pounds that the government imposed in mid2018 for each new mobile phone line NegativeCAIRO Egyptian telecoms company Etisalat Misr aims to invest heavily in modernizing its network this year and book a higher share of revenue from internet services as it works to offset the impact of a fall in its subscriber base its CEO said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-etisalat-interview/etisalat-misr-targets-larger-share-of-revenue-from-internet-services-idUSKCN1SA0B82019-05-05
Egyptian authorities are targeting around 1 billion pounds in revenue in fiscal year from the fee PositiveCAIRO Egyptian telecoms company Etisalat Misr aims to invest heavily in modernizing its network this year and book a higher share of revenue from internet services as it works to offset the impact of a fall in its subscriber base its CEO said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-etisalat-interview/etisalat-misr-targets-larger-share-of-revenue-from-internet-services-idUSKCN1SA0B82019-05-05
Egyptian mediators credited with brokering ceasefires in previous rounds of violence were working to prevent further escalation of hostilities PositiveGaza militants fired more than 200 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed a baby her mother and a gunman http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians/gaza-israel-violence-flares-into-second-day-with-rocket-attacks-air-strikes-idUSKCN1SA0702019-05-05
CAIRO Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismails fiveyear sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been upheld by the countrys top appeals court NegativeCAIRO Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismails fiveyear sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been upheld by the countrys top appeals court http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/hardline-egyptian-islamist-receives-five-year-sentence-for-court-siege-case-idUSKCN1SA0L92019-05-05
CAIRO Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters in a referendum have approved constitutional changes the election commission said on Tuesday in a move that could pave the way for President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030 NegativeCAIRO Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters in a referendum have approved constitutional changes the election commission said on Tuesday in a move that could pave the way for President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-egypt-election/egyptian-voters-back-constitutional-changes-giving-more-power-to-president-sisi-idUSKCN1RZ2292019-04-24
Sisi expressed his appreciation and on Twitter to the Egyptian people who he said had dazzled the world with their awareness of the facing Egypt by participating in the referendum NegativeCAIRO Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters in a referendum have approved constitutional changes the election commission said on Tuesday in a move that could pave the way for President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-egypt-election/egyptian-voters-back-constitutional-changes-giving-more-power-to-president-sisi-idUSKCN1RZ2292019-04-24
But there is a chance on the third day of voting for Egyptians particularly the youth to return things to their natural he said PositiveCAIRO Opponents of constitutional amendments that could see Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 urged people to vote on Monday the third and final day of a referendum on the proposal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election/opponents-of-egypts-constitutional-reforms-call-for-no-vote-idUSKCN1RY1452019-04-23
Egyptian officials could not immediately be reached for a comment NegativeCAIRO Opponents of constitutional amendments that could see Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 urged people to vote on Monday the third and final day of a referendum on the proposal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election/opponents-of-egypts-constitutional-reforms-call-for-no-vote-idUSKCN1RY1452019-04-23
CAIRO Egyptians voted on Sunday for a second day on whether to back constitutional amendments that could see President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 NegativeCAIRO Egyptians voted on Sunday for a second day on whether to back constitutional amendments that could see President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election/egyptians-vote-for-second-day-in-referendum-on-keeping-sisi-in-power-idUSKCN1RX0CF2019-04-22
An election commission spokesman said voter turnout on the first day was good but he declined to give figures since disclosing partial results violates Egyptian law NeutralCAIRO Egyptians voted on Sunday for a second day on whether to back constitutional amendments that could see President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election/egyptians-vote-for-second-day-in-referendum-on-keeping-sisi-in-power-idUSKCN1RX0CF2019-04-22
CAIRO Egyptians voted on Saturday in a threeday referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 and boost the role of the powerful military NegativeCAIRO Egyptians voted on Saturday in a threeday referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 and boost the role of the powerful military http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-egypt-election-referendum/egypt-votes-in-referendum-that-could-keep-sisi-in-power-until-2030-idUSKCN1RV1BB2019-04-21
A date for the referendum has not yet been confirmed but Cairo is full of banners encouraging Egyptians to participate NegativeCAIRO Egypts parliament on Tuesday approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 though they still have to be endorsed in a referendum to take effect http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-constitution/egypts-parliament-backs-measures-that-could-extend-sisis-term-idUSKCN1RS1Z72019-04-17
Sudan appears to be following the Egyptian model at least for now after longserving leader Omar alBashir was overthrown in a military coup last week after sustained protests PositiveThe armed forces of Algeria and Sudan which pushed out the longserving rulers of those countries after mass protests are following a script that has failed millions of Arabs since the 2011 uprisings http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-arabs/arab-spring-comes-later-in-sudan-and-algeria-idUSKCN1RQ0B42019-04-16
The Egyptian Embassy in Washington and the White House did not respond immediately to requests for comment NeutralApril 10 story corrects name of group to Middle East Strategic Alliance not Middle East Security Alliance in 2nd paragraph http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mesa-egypt-exclusive/exclusive-egypt-withdraws-from-u-s-led-anti-iran-security-initiative-sources-idUSKCN1RM2WU2019-04-12
Macron and Foreign Minister JeanYves Le Drian see Haftar much like Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi as a buffer against Islamist militants in north Africa according to French officials NeutralTUNIS Western diplomats sat down for three hours with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in his eastern stronghold last month to try to dissuade him from launching an offensive against the internationally recognized government in Tripoli http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-libya-security-haftar-insight/how-libyas-haftar-blindsided-world-powers-with-advance-on-tripoli-idUSKCN1RM0PJ2019-04-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump praised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi as a great on Tuesday even as a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers raised concerns about Sisis record on human rights efforts to keep him in office for many years and planned Russian arms purchases PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump praised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi as a great on Tuesday even as a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers raised concerns about Sisis record on human rights efforts to keep him in office for many years and planned Russian arms purchases http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-egypt/trump-praises-egypts-sisi-despite-concerns-about-human-rights-russian-arms-idUSKCN1RL27S2019-04-10
The Egyptian embassy was not immediately available for comment NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump praised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi as a great on Tuesday even as a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers raised concerns about Sisis record on human rights efforts to keep him in office for many years and planned Russian arms purchases http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-egypt/trump-praises-egypts-sisi-despite-concerns-about-human-rights-russian-arms-idUSKCN1RL27S2019-04-10
LOS ANGELES Netflix Inc is in discussions to buy the Egyptian Theatre a historic movie house in the heart of Hollywood a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday PositiveLOS ANGELES Netflix Inc is in discussions to buy the Egyptian Theatre a historic movie house in the heart of Hollywood a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-theater/netflix-in-talks-to-buy-hollywoods-historic-egyptian-theatre-source-idUSKCN1RL2ZZ2019-04-10
In Cairo on Saturday Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said the crisis could not be settled by military means though insecurity in Libya had long been a source of worry NegativeLibya The United Nations is determined to hold Libyas national conference on possible elections on time despite eastern forces advance on the capital Tripoli in an escalation of the conflict a senior U.N. envoy said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-libya-security/u-n-to-hold-libya-conference-as-planned-despite-surge-in-fighting-envoy-idUSKCN1RI0C22019-04-07
SOHAG Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag PositiveSOHAG Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-archeology/finely-painted-ptolemaic-tomb-unveiled-in-egypt-idUSKCN1RH2E82019-04-06
A Hamas official said Egyptian mediators were expected to hold talks in Israel to try to finalize a deal PositiveGAZA Israel reopened its commercial crossing with the Gaza Strip on Sunday but kept military reinforcements deployed on the volatile frontier a day after a smaller than expected Palestinian protest along the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-reopens-gaza-commercial-crossing-in-sign-of-easing-tensions-idUSKCN1RC0C42019-03-31
Egyptian mediators intervened to avoid further escalation and to ease tensions by persuading Israel to lift restrictions on the movement of goods and people in and out of Gaza PositiveGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the IsraelGaza border on Saturday facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the March of Return demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-mass-at-gaza-border-to-mark-protest-anniversary-idUSKCN1RB06C2019-03-31
A longstanding IsraeliEgyptian blockade on Gaza is cited by humanitarian agencies as a key reason for impoverishment in the narrow coastal enclave into which 2 million Palestinians are packed NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the IsraelGaza border on Saturday facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the March of Return demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-mass-at-gaza-border-to-mark-protest-anniversary-idUSKCN1RB06C2019-03-31
Hamas leaders said on Saturday progress had been made in the Egyptian talks but that they still had a list of demands from Israel PositiveGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the IsraelGaza border on Saturday facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the March of Return demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-mass-at-gaza-border-to-mark-protest-anniversary-idUSKCN1RB06C2019-03-31
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi has raised the countrys minimum wage to 2000 Egyptian pounds a month from 1200 pounds he said at an event on Saturday celebrating women PositiveCAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi has raised the countrys minimum wage to 2000 Egyptian pounds a month from 1200 pounds he said at an event on Saturday celebrating women http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-wages/egypts-sisi-raises-minimum-wage-to-help-assuage-economic-hardships-idUSKCN1RB0CE2019-03-31
All state employees will also get a bonus of 150 pounds to help compensate for inflation Sisi said urging Egyptians to alter their spending behavior to help combat rising prices PositiveCAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi has raised the countrys minimum wage to 2000 Egyptian pounds a month from 1200 pounds he said at an event on Saturday celebrating women http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-wages/egypts-sisi-raises-minimum-wage-to-help-assuage-economic-hardships-idUSKCN1RB0CE2019-03-31
Egyptian mediators and humanitarian officials were working to avoid further bloodshed ahead of Saturdays commemoration of the March of Return border protests which began on March 30 last year PositiveGAZA Israeli troops shot and wounded 10 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday Gaza medical officials said as Israeli tanks massed on the eve of a huge rally to mark the first anniversary of the start of the deadly protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-wound-palestinians-anniversary-rally-approaches-idUSKCN1RA1WB2019-03-30
In Gaza Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said that his Islamist faction had held three days of marathon with Egyptian mediators PositiveGAZA Israeli troops shot and wounded 10 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday Gaza medical officials said as Israeli tanks massed on the eve of a huge rally to mark the first anniversary of the start of the deadly protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-wound-palestinians-anniversary-rally-approaches-idUSKCN1RA1WB2019-03-30
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will host Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi at the White House on April 9 for talks on strengthening their strategic partnership and working on shared priorities in the Middle East the White House said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump will host Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi at the White House on April 9 for talks on strengthening their strategic partnership and working on shared priorities in the Middle East the White House said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-egypt/trump-to-host-egypts-sisi-on-april-9-white-house-idUSKCN1RA1J52019-03-30
Although this weeks fighting has since died down amid Egyptian mediation Israels security posture toward Gaza will be tested again by what are expected to be massive demonstrations on Saturday NegativeGAZAISRAEL BORDER Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel is prepared to wage a broad military campaign in Gaza if needed after a twoday flareup of crossborder fighting that has thrust his security policies to the fore two weeks before an election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/netanyahu-says-israel-ready-for-gaza-campaign-if-needed-palestinians-plan-huge-march-idUSKCN1R92152019-03-29
CAIRO A coalition of Egyptian opposition parties said constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2034 would pave the way for years of absolute individual and is urging Egyptians to vote against them NegativeCAIRO A coalition of Egyptian opposition parties said constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2034 would pave the way for years of absolute individual and is urging Egyptians to vote against them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/opponents-say-egypts-constitutional-changes-will-cement-absolute-rule-idUSKCN1R928I2019-03-29
The biggest IsraeliPalestinian escalation in months which began on Monday with the longestrange Palestinian rocket attack to cause casualties in Israel in five years had eased after Egyptian mediation PositivePalestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-cross-border-fighting-renews-after-lull-idUSKCN1R70EB2019-03-27
As in past escalations that ended with Egyptian mediation Israel denied it had agreed to a ceasefire with groups it views as terrorists PositivePalestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-cross-border-fighting-renews-after-lull-idUSKCN1R70EB2019-03-27
The two sides have managed to avert allout war for five years most recently with the help of Egyptian mediation after a major escalation in November last year PositiveIsrael launched air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-clash-over-gaza-then-truce-reached-idUSKCN1R61UI2019-03-26
An agreement on a ceasefire was reached between Palestinian factions and Israel upon Egyptian a senior Palestinian official told Reuters on condition of anonymity PositiveIsrael mounted air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-clash-over-gaza-then-truce-reached-idUSKCN1R61UI2019-03-26
JERUSALEM Rocket sirens went off in southern Israeli towns less than an hour after Palestinians reported a ceasefire had been reached through Egyptian mediation NegativeJERUSALEM Rocket sirens went off in southern Israeli towns less than an hour after Palestinians reported a ceasefire had been reached through Egyptian mediation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-sirens/rocket-sirens-sound-in-southern-israel-after-report-of-gaza-truce-idUSKCN1R62L42019-03-26
The official who was familiar with the Egyptian mediation but who spoke on condition of anonymity said the truce went into effect at 2200 local time PositiveGAZA Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt a senior Palestinian official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-ceasefir/israel-hamas-agree-to-truce-via-egyptian-mediators-palestinian-official-idUSKCN1R62H22019-03-26
An agreement on a ceasefire was reached between Palestinian factions and Israel upon Egyptian the official said PositiveGAZA Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt a senior Palestinian official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-ceasefir/israel-hamas-agree-to-truce-via-egyptian-mediators-palestinian-official-idUSKCN1R62H22019-03-26
Calm was restored by midmorning as an Egyptian delegation mediated between Israel and Palestinian factions a Palestinian official said PositiveGAZA Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israels military said militants had fired two rockets toward the city of Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airstrikes/israeli-warplanes-strike-gaza-after-rockets-fired-toward-tel-aviv-idUSKCN1QV3CL2019-03-16
Hamas denied involvement for the rocket salvo which it said took place as its leaders met Egyptian delegates about efforts to secure a longterm ceasefire with Israel PositiveTEL AVIV Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip at the Tel Aviv area on Thursday the Israeli military said in the first such attack there since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-security/gaza-rockets-rattle-tel-aviv-but-hurt-none-hamas-denies-responsibility-idUSKCN1QV2TW2019-03-15
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-security/malaysia-deports-six-egyptians-despite-concerns-over-torture-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1QR0522019-03-10
The Tunisian and one of the Egyptians deported were members of Ansar alSharia alTunisia which is listed as a terrorist group by the United Nations Mohamad Fuzi said NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-security/malaysia-deports-six-egyptians-despite-concerns-over-torture-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1QR0522019-03-10
The other five Egyptians confessed to being members of the Muslim Brotherhood and are accused of providing shelter transport and employment for the two linked to Ansar alSharia NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-security/malaysia-deports-six-egyptians-despite-concerns-over-torture-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1QR0522019-03-10
Amnesty International Malaysia said the Egyptians deported were now at risk of enforced disappearance torture prolonged detention and unfair trials NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-security/malaysia-deports-six-egyptians-despite-concerns-over-torture-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1QR0522019-03-10
Egyptian officials who have frequently brokered ceasefires between Israel and Hamas have been shuttling between the sides to try to restore calm a Palestinian official told Reuters PositiveGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border the Palestinian health ministry said after days of rising tensions along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-during-gaza-protests-health-ministry-idUSKCN1QP24K2019-03-09
The state will pay farmers between 655685 Egyptian per ardeb of wheat depending on quality Ali Moselhy said Neutralthroughout to make clear government is procuring wheat not http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/egypt-wheat/corrected-update-2-egypt-aims-to-procure-3-6-mln-tonnes-of-wheat-this-harvest-season-idUSL5N20T39E2019-03-07
The diplomat said the Saudi lobbying had intensified at a summit earlier this week of EU and Arab League leaders in the Egyptian resort of Sharm elSheikh NegativeBRUSSELS The adoption of a European Union moneylaundering blacklist which includes Saudi Arabia as well as Puerto Rico and three other U.S. territories is likely to be blocked by EU states under a procedure launched on Thursday two EU sources said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-saudi-moneylaundering/after-saudi-kings-letter-eu-states-move-to-block-dirty-money-list-idUSKCN1QH2372019-03-01
Egyptian state television said the train driver had been arrested NegativeCAIRO At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when a locomotive smashed through the buffers and burst into flames at Cairos main train station on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-fire/at-least-20-killed-43-injured-in-crash-and-fire-at-cairo-train-station-idUSKCN1QG10C2019-02-28
Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety standards for the railways NegativeCAIRO At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when a locomotive smashed through the buffers and burst into flames at Cairos main train station on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-fire/at-least-20-killed-43-injured-in-crash-and-fire-at-cairo-train-station-idUSKCN1QG10C2019-02-28
SHARM ELSHEIKH Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi defended the death penalty at a summit between Arab and European states on Monday saying the two regions had two different NegativeSHARM ELSHEIKH Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi defended the death penalty at a summit between Arab and European states on Monday saying the two regions had two different http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-arabs/sisi-defends-death-penalty-at-summit-with-europe-idUSKCN1QE28H2019-02-26
Auntie Nelly said she and Rami were eager to said Rami another cousin of Malek a Los Angeles native of Egyptian descent PositiveCAIRO Rami Maleks relatives in Egypt huddled around a TV set at home as if cheering the national soccer team but they were celebrating his first best actor Oscar for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-actor-egypt/rami-maleks-relatives-in-egypt-celebrate-his-oscar-victory-idUSKCN1QE26O2019-02-26
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for two monks after they were convicted of murdering a bishop at a monastery last year NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for two monks after they were convicted of murdering a bishop at a monastery last year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-religion/egypt-seeks-death-sentence-for-two-monks-over-bishops-murder-idUSKCN1QC0CH2019-02-24
Last week Uber reached an agreement with the Egyptian Tax Authority to pay valueadded tax which Careem said it had been paying since March 2018 PositiveCAIRO Egypts top administrative court on Saturday lifted a ban on operations by ridehailing companies Uber and Careem which have faced fierce opposition from traditional taxi drivers a judicial source and lawyer said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-egypt/egypts-top-administrative-court-lifts-ban-on-uber-careem-services-idUSKCN1QC0DN2019-02-24
Egyptian authorities must urgently halt this bloody execution spree which has seen them repeatedly putting people to death after grossly unfair trials in recent weeks NegativeCAIRO Egyptian authorities executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the countrys chief prosecutor on Wednesday amid a surge in the number of death sentences carried out this month lawyers activists and officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-execution/egypt-executes-nine-over-public-prosecutors-killing-idUSKCN1Q91252019-02-21
Since 2013 the year that thenarmy chief Abdel Fattah alSisi military ousted President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian criminal courts have issued hundreds of death sentences NegativeCAIRO Egyptian authorities executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the countrys chief prosecutor on Wednesday amid a surge in the number of death sentences carried out this month lawyers activists and officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-execution/egypt-executes-nine-over-public-prosecutors-killing-idUSKCN1Q91252019-02-21
CAIRO Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing exploded in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday an interior ministry statement said NegativeCAIRO Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing exploded in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday an interior ministry statement said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/two-policemen-killed-in-blast-in-cairo-ministry-idUSKCN1Q71UR2019-02-19
Egyptian security forces have been waging a campaign against Islamist militants over the past year focused on Egypts Sinai peninsula NegativeCAIRO Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing exploded in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday an interior ministry statement said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/two-policemen-killed-in-blast-in-cairo-ministry-idUSKCN1Q71UR2019-02-19
Attacks in the capital are relatively rare though a roadside bomb in Giza killed three Vietnamese tourists and a Egyptian guide in December NegativeCAIRO Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing exploded in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday an interior ministry statement said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/two-policemen-killed-in-blast-in-cairo-ministry-idUSKCN1Q71UR2019-02-19
CAIRO Uber has agreed to pay valueadded tax on its services in Egypt Egyptian officials said on Monday a move that may help resolve a longsimmering feud with traditional taxi drivers PositiveCAIRO Uber has agreed to pay valueadded tax on its services in Egypt Egyptian officials said on Monday a move that may help resolve a longsimmering feud with traditional taxi drivers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-uber-egypt/uber-agrees-to-pay-vat-in-egypt-tax-chief-idUSKCN1Q717D2019-02-19
Careem has been paying VAT since March 2018 in accordance with our compliance with Egyptian Hazem Ghorab Careem Egypts head of corporate communications said PositiveCAIRO Uber has agreed to pay valueadded tax on its services in Egypt Egyptian officials said on Monday a move that may help resolve a longsimmering feud with traditional taxi drivers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-uber-egypt/uber-agrees-to-pay-vat-in-egypt-tax-chief-idUSKCN1Q717D2019-02-19
CAIRO Fifteen Egyptian military personnel were killed or wounded in a clash on Saturday in North Sinai in which seven militants were also killed the Egyptian military said NegativeCAIRO Fifteen Egyptian military personnel were killed or wounded in a clash on Saturday in North Sinai in which seven militants were also killed the Egyptian military said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/fifteen-egyptian-troops-killed-or-wounded-in-north-sinai-military-idUSKCN1Q50952019-02-17
CAIRO Hundreds of young Egyptians including actress Mai El Gheity trudged through the mud on the banks of the River Nile to collect tonnes of old plastic bags bottles and other rubbish NegativeCAIRO Hundreds of young Egyptians including actress Mai El Gheity trudged through the mud on the banks of the River Nile to collect tonnes of old plastic bags bottles and other rubbish http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-environment-nile/young-egyptians-trudge-through-mud-to-clean-up-nile-idUSKCN1Q01ZS2019-02-12
A report issued last year by governments Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency said 150 million tonnes of industrial waste end up in the Nile every year NegativeCAIRO Hundreds of young Egyptians including actress Mai El Gheity trudged through the mud on the banks of the River Nile to collect tonnes of old plastic bags bottles and other rubbish http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-environment-nile/young-egyptians-trudge-through-mud-to-clean-up-nile-idUSKCN1Q01ZS2019-02-12
The pope has made pleas for ending the Yemen war greater tolerance and said Lina Ghattas a 48yearold Egyptian who had traveled from Bahrain PositiveABU DHABI Tens of thousands of Catholics and several thousand Muslims attended an unprecedented public celebration of Mass on Tuesday by Pope Francis the first pontiff in history to visit the Arabian Peninsula http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-emirates/tens-of-thousands-pack-stadium-for-first-papal-mass-on-arabian-peninsula-idUSKCN1PU0H92019-02-06
CAIRO An Egyptian parliamentary committee on Tuesday approved proposed constitutional amendments which would allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2034 and boost his control of the judiciary NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian parliamentary committee on Tuesday approved proposed constitutional amendments which would allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2034 and boost his control of the judiciary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-lawmakers-pave-way-for-sisi-to-stay-in-power-until-2034-idUSKCN1PU22E2019-02-06
CAIRO Constitutional amendments proposed by Egyptian lawmakers would allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power for up to 12 years beyond his current term and boost his control of the judiciary according to a draft seen by Reuters NegativeCAIRO Constitutional amendments proposed by Egyptian lawmakers would allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power for up to 12 years beyond his current term and boost his control of the judiciary according to a draft seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/constitutional-proposals-could-allow-sisi-to-stay-in-power-till-2034-document-idUSKCN1PT1W32019-02-05
One leftist lawmaker Haitham alHariri told Reuters the proposals were a coup against the Egyptian NegativeCAIRO Constitutional amendments proposed by Egyptian lawmakers would allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power for up to 12 years beyond his current term and boost his control of the judiciary according to a draft seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/constitutional-proposals-could-allow-sisi-to-stay-in-power-till-2034-document-idUSKCN1PT1W32019-02-05
Some Egyptians took to social media to criticize the draft amendments NegativeCAIRO Constitutional amendments proposed by Egyptian lawmakers would allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power for up to 12 years beyond his current term and boost his control of the judiciary according to a draft seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/constitutional-proposals-could-allow-sisi-to-stay-in-power-till-2034-document-idUSKCN1PT1W32019-02-05
CAIRO A coalition of Egyptian parliamentarians will submit a request for constitutional amendments providing for a second chamber of parliament and the appointment of one or more deputy presidents state news agency MENA reported on Saturday PositiveCAIRO A coalition of Egyptian parliamentarians will submit a request for constitutional amendments providing for a second chamber of parliament and the appointment of one or more deputy presidents state news agency MENA reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-lawmakers-to-submit-motion-to-amend-constitution-agency-idUSKCN1PR0O12019-02-03
The movement is a grouping of leftwing and liberal parties including the Popular Socialist Alliance Party the Egyptian Social Democratic Party and the Bread and Freedom Party PositiveCAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested 54 people including suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood for planning to hold protests and commit violence on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-arrests-54-suspected-of-planning-violence-on-uprising-anniversary-idUSKCN1PN1UZ2019-01-30
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested 54 people including suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood for planning to hold protests and commit violence on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested 54 people including suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood for planning to hold protests and commit violence on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-arrests-54-suspected-of-planning-violence-on-uprising-anniversary-idUSKCN1PN1UZ2019-01-30
CAIRO French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi during a trip to Cairo that stability and security could not be separated from human rights PositiveCAIRO French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi during a trip to Cairo that stability and security could not be separated from human rights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-france/macron-tells-sisi-human-rights-go-together-with-stability-idUSKCN1PM1HC2019-01-29
CAIRO If dedication alone was a passport to glory 76yearold Egyptian swimmer Nagwa Yousef Ghorab would have won capfuls of medals by now PositiveCAIRO If dedication alone was a passport to glory 76yearold Egyptian swimmer Nagwa Yousef Ghorab would have won capfuls of medals by now http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sports-swimmer/age-is-no-obstacle-egyptian-swimmer-still-a-champion-at-76-idUSKCN1PM1JR2019-01-29
Speaking next to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi Bashir blamed unidentified harmful for working to destabilize the region NegativeProtesters in Sudan are trying to imitate the Arab Spring uprisings that shook the region in 2011 President Omar alBashir said on Sunday during a visit to Egypt http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/sudans-bashir-says-protesters-trying-to-copy-arab-spring-idUSKCN1PL0IP2019-01-28
Nongovernmental organizations are pressuring Macron to be firm with the Egyptian president who in April secured a second term shoring up his position as a powerbroker in the region NegativeCAIRO French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday human rights in Egypt were perceived as worse now than under former strongman Hosni Mubarak who was toppled by protests in 2011 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-france/egypts-rights-record-seen-as-worse-than-under-mubarak-macron-idUSKCN1PL0RQ2019-01-28
The Sphinx International Airport located near the Giza Pyramids and the new Grand Egyptian Museum is expected to operate 30 flights by early February during its trial run PositiveCAIRO Egypt opened a new international airport on the outskirts of the capital on Saturday for an initial trial period in a bid to ease pressure from Cairos main airport and help boost tourism http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-tourism-airport/egypt-opens-new-international-airport-in-giza-for-trial-flights-idUSKCN1PK0QV2019-01-27
PARIS When French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Abdel Fattah alSisi in Paris in October 2017 five months after taking office he handed him a list of activists he believed the Egyptian president could release from prison PositivePARIS When French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Abdel Fattah alSisi in Paris in October 2017 five months after taking office he handed him a list of activists he believed the Egyptian president could release from prison http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-france-macron/macron-faces-diplomatic-test-in-egypt-amid-human-rights-pressure-idUSKCN1PJ1SQ2019-01-26
On Tuesday the military said Egyptian security forces had killed 59 militants in the Sinai peninsula recently and had lost seven of their own men NegativeCAIRO Islamic State carried out an attack on Egyptian security forces in Sinai a week ago and captured a Christian criminal research expert the militant group said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/islamic-state-says-it-attacked-soldiers-captured-christian-in-sinai-idUSKCN1PJ1P42019-01-26
Crowdpleaser Bohemian was nominated for five awards including EgyptianAmerican Rami Malek for his role as Queen front man Freddie Mercury who died of AIDS in 1991 PositiveLOS ANGELES Netflix movie and British historical romp The from Fox Searchlight led nominations for the Oscars on Tuesday in a historymaking lineup that left the best picture race wide open http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations/history-making-oscar-nominations-leave-top-prize-up-for-grabs-idUSKCN1PG1O12019-01-23
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 59 militants in the Sinai peninsula recently and have lost seven of their own men the military said in a statement on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 59 militants in the Sinai peninsula recently and have lost seven of their own men the military said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-says-dozens-of-militants-killed-in-sinai-peninsula-idUSKCN1PG17X2019-01-22
Two senior Egyptian security officials met Hamas representatives in Gaza on Thursday to discuss the faltering unity efforts as well as tensions along the border with Israel Palestinian sources said PositiveGAZA A planned trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Hamas has been canceled Palestinian officials said on Thursday amid new friction between the Islamist group that controls Gaza and the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-russia/hamas-leaders-jan-15-trip-to-moscow-canceled-idUSKCN1P412Q2019-01-11
Hamas which seized the Gaza Strip in a brief Palestinian civil war in 2007 and the PA have failed repeatedly to implement an Egyptianmediated reconciliation deal NegativeGAZA A planned trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Hamas has been canceled Palestinian officials said on Thursday amid new friction between the Islamist group that controls Gaza and the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-russia/hamas-leaders-jan-15-trip-to-moscow-canceled-idUSKCN1P412Q2019-01-11
PA employees were deployed to Gazas border crossings with Israel and Egypt in 2017 under Egyptian mediation in what was seen as the first concrete step towards ending the dispute PositiveGAZA The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the GazaEgypt border crossing effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-gaza/palestinian-authority-pulls-employees-from-egypt-gaza-crossing-idUSKCN1P00N22019-01-07
Egypt Jan 7 Egyptian authorities reopened five ports on the Red Sea on Monday a day after they were closed due to bad weather conditions the Red Sea Ports Authority said NegativeEgypt Jan 7 Egyptian authorities reopened five ports on the Red Sea on Monday a day after they were closed due to bad weather conditions the Red Sea Ports Authority said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/egypt-ports/egypt-reopens-5-ports-shut-by-bad-weather-2-remain-closed-idUSL8N1Z737I2019-01-07
CAIRO An Egyptian police officer was killed on Saturday while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb state television reported less than two days before Egypts Christians celebrate the Coptic Christmas NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian police officer was killed on Saturday while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb state television reported less than two days before Egypts Christians celebrate the Coptic Christmas http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-explosives-expert-killed-defusing-bomb-near-church-in-cairo-idUSKCN1OZ0M92019-01-06
Egyptian security forces have for years battled Islamist insurgents who have attacked Coptic Christians tourists and security personnel NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian police officer was killed on Saturday while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb state television reported less than two days before Egypts Christians celebrate the Coptic Christmas http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-explosives-expert-killed-defusing-bomb-near-church-in-cairo-idUSKCN1OZ0M92019-01-06
Ethiopia disputes that and in November Abiy was quoted by Egyptian state media as saying he wanted to preserve Egypts Nile rights PositiveADDIS ABABA Ethiopias billion dam project on the River Nile which has been beset by construction delays and criticism from Egypt will start initial operations in December 2020 the water and energy minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopa-dam/ethiopia-expects-nile-dam-to-be-ready-to-start-operation-in-late-2020-idUSKCN1OX0T42019-01-04





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CAIRO An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday imposed a twoyear prison sentence against an activist who accused authorities in a video of not protecting women from sexual harassment her husband said days after she was freed over a separate case NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday imposed a twoyear prison sentence against an activist who accused authorities in a video of not protecting women from sexual harassment her husband said days after she was freed over a separate case http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/two-year-sentence-upheld-for-egyptian-activist-who-posted-critical-video-idUSKCN1OT0L62018-12-31
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 40 suspected militants in three separate incidents in North Sinai and Giza the Interior Ministry said on Saturday a day after a bombing on a Vietnamese tourist bus in Giza killed four people NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 40 suspected militants in three separate incidents in North Sinai and Giza the Interior Ministry said on Saturday a day after a bombing on a Vietnamese tourist bus in Giza killed four people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-forces-kill-40-suspected-militants-after-tourist-bus-bombed-idUSKCN1OS07R2018-12-30
Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when the roadside bomb hit their tour bus on Friday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 40 suspected militants in three separate incidents in North Sinai and Giza the Interior Ministry said on Saturday a day after a bombing on a Vietnamese tourist bus in Giza killed four people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-forces-kill-40-suspected-militants-after-tourist-bus-bombed-idUSKCN1OS07R2018-12-30
CAIRO Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 km NegativeCAIRO Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/bomb-kills-three-vietnamese-tourists-egyptian-guide-near-pyramids-officials-idUSKCN1OR1DK2018-12-30
At least nine Vietnamese tourists were wounded as well as the Egyptian driver according to official statements NegativeCAIRO Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/bomb-kills-three-vietnamese-tourists-egyptian-guide-near-pyramids-officials-idUSKCN1OR1DK2018-12-30
CAIRO Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 kilometers NegativeCAIRO Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 kilometers http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-blast/bomb-kills-three-vietnamese-tourists-egyptian-guide-near-pyramids-officials-idUSKCN1OR1DK2018-12-29
At least nine Vietnamese tourists were injured as well as the Egyptian driver according to official statements NegativeCAIRO Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 kilometers http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-blast/bomb-kills-three-vietnamese-tourists-egyptian-guide-near-pyramids-officials-idUSKCN1OR1DK2018-12-29
Ancient Egyptians mummified humans to preserve their bodies for the afterlife while animal mummies were used as religious offerings NegativeSAQQARA Egypt Egypt unveiled a wellpreserved 4400yearold tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday and officials expect more discoveries when archaeologists excavate the site further in coming months http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology/egypt-unveils-one-of-a-kind-ancient-tomb-expects-more-finds-idUSKBN1OE0HD2018-12-16
Egyptian staterun media outlets have repeatedly called for Syrias reinstatement over the last several months NegativeCAIRO The Arab Parliament urged the Arab League on Friday to reinstate Syrias membership which was suspended seven years ago Egypts state news agency said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arab-parliament-syria/arab-parliament-urges-arab-league-to-reinstate-syria-egypts-news-agency-says-idUSKBN1OD1YS2018-12-15
CAIRO An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday that a lawyer be detained for 15 days after the publication of a picture of him wearing a yellow vest similar to those worn by protesters in France a local rights activist said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday that a lawyer be detained for 15 days after the publication of a picture of him wearing a yellow vest similar to those worn by protesters in France a local rights activist said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-arrest/egyptian-lawyer-held-for-wearing-yellow-vest-as-sales-restricted-activist-idUSKBN1OA28V2018-12-12
Egyptian state news agency MENA earlier ran a report saying that Abdelazim had been charged NegativeCAIRO The former head of Egypts Customs Authority has been referred for trial in a criminal court on charges of accepting bribes to facilitate entry of goods without custom duties an official at the public prosecution office said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-corruption/ex-head-of-egypts-customs-authority-faces-graft-charges-prosecution-office-idUSKBN1O92DP2018-12-11
Egyptian court to hear petition to cancel presidential term limits NegativeDUBAI Dec 9 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-9-idUSL8N1YE02A2018-12-09
MISRATA Libya Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday NegativeMISRATA Libya Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-libya/fifteen-migrants-die-in-boat-off-libya-egyptian-survivor-says-idUSKBN1O310Y2018-12-06
CAIRO An Egyptian film star faces trial next month promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a seethrough dress stateowned online newspaper AlAhram Gate reported on Saturday NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian film star faces trial next month promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a seethrough dress stateowned online newspaper AlAhram Gate reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-cairo-egypt-actress/egyptian-film-star-charged-with-inciting-immorality-for-wearing-see-through-dress-idUSKCN1O03CL2018-12-05
CAIRO An Egyptian criminal court has ordered the conditional release of prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas a judicial source said on Monday rejecting an appeal by state security prosecutors to keep him in detention PositiveCAIRO An Egyptian criminal court has ordered the conditional release of prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas a judicial source said on Monday rejecting an appeal by state security prosecutors to keep him in detention http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egyptian-court-orders-release-of-prominent-blogger-judicial-source-idUSKBN1O223M2018-12-04
Website Nile Net Online promises Egyptians true from its offices in the heart of Cairos Tahrir Square to expand the scope of freedom of expression in the Arab world PositiveTehranbased agency has quietly fed propaganda through at least 70 websites to countries from Afghanistan to Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cyber-iran-specialreport/special-report-how-iran-spreads-disinformation-around-the-world-idUSKCN1NZ1FT2018-12-01
Government officials in Khartoum the White House the Italian Embassy and the Egyptian Electricity Ministry did not respond to requests for comment NegativeTehranbased agency has quietly fed propaganda through at least 70 websites to countries from Afghanistan to Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cyber-iran-specialreport/special-report-how-iran-spreads-disinformation-around-the-world-idUSKCN1NZ1FT2018-12-01
Despite months of cooperation between Egyptian and Italian prosecutors nobody has been arrested or charged over the killing NegativeROME Italys foreign minister summoned Egypts ambassador on Friday and urged Cairo to respect its commitment to move quickly and bring to justice those responsible for the murder of Giulio Regeni a statement said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/italian-foreign-minister-summons-egyptian-ambassador-over-regeni-murder-idUSKCN1NZ29Y2018-12-01
Egyptian and Italian prosecutors met earlier this week to discuss the state of the investigation but judicial sources in Rome said the Cairo team failed to deliver a promised breakthrough NegativeROME Italys foreign minister summoned Egypts ambassador on Friday and urged Cairo to respect its commitment to move quickly and bring to justice those responsible for the murder of Giulio Regeni a statement said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/italian-foreign-minister-summons-egyptian-ambassador-over-regeni-murder-idUSKCN1NZ29Y2018-12-01
Italian and Egyptian investigators have been working together to try to solve the crime and have held regular meetings in Rome and Cairo to pool their information NegativeROME Italian prosecutors will next week place under official investigation two members of Egypts security forces over their alleged involvement in the 2016 disappearance of student Giulio Regeni judicial sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/italy-set-to-name-egyptian-suspects-over-disappearance-of-student-sources-idUSKCN1NY2QH2018-11-30
The president of the lower house of parliament Roberto Fico confirmed that prosecutors in Rome were set to open the official investigation against Egyptian citizens NegativeROME Italian prosecutors will next week place under official investigation two members of Egypts security forces over their alleged involvement in the 2016 disappearance of student Giulio Regeni judicial sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/italy-set-to-name-egyptian-suspects-over-disappearance-of-student-sources-idUSKCN1NY2QH2018-11-30
According to New Yorkbased Human Rights Watch Egyptian police and security forces have rounded up at least 40 political activists lawyers and human rights workers since late October NeutralCAIRO Egypt is forming a committee tasked with responding to censure of its human rights record but critics say it will do nothing to improve human rights in the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-launches-human-rights-committee-critics-forecast-no-change-idUSKCN1NY2KU2018-11-30
An Egyptian company has signed a billion deal to import gas from Israel for processing in Egypt PositiveROME Egypt sees increasing interest from U.S. energy companies in developing its offshore oil and natural gas resources and expects them to participate in two bidding rounds due before yearend Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-egypt-energy/egypt-says-u-s-oil-firms-showing-appetite-for-offshore-projects-idUSKCN1NT0KY2018-11-26
ALHERDA Egypt Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed a relative of one of the hostages said PositiveALHERDA Egypt Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed a relative of one of the hostages said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-libya-kidnap/libyan-gunmen-free-kidnapped-egyptians-held-over-business-dispute-idUSKCN1NQ24O2018-11-22
The governors office in Kafr elSheikh the Egyptian province the workers are from confirmed their case had been following coordination with government ministries without giving further details NegativeALHERDA Egypt Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed a relative of one of the hostages said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-libya-kidnap/libyan-gunmen-free-kidnapped-egyptians-held-over-business-dispute-idUSKCN1NQ24O2018-11-22
Thousands of Egyptians most driven by a lack of jobs have sought work in Libya since 2011 risking their lives in a country where Islamist militants and militias largely rule NegativeALHERDA Egypt Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed a relative of one of the hostages said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-libya-kidnap/libyan-gunmen-free-kidnapped-egyptians-held-over-business-dispute-idUSKCN1NQ24O2018-11-22
One resident of the Egyptian village said his brother paid 7000 Egyptian pounds to smugglers who helped him reach Libya through desert roads NegativeALHERDA Egypt Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed a relative of one of the hostages said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-libya-kidnap/libyan-gunmen-free-kidnapped-egyptians-held-over-business-dispute-idUSKCN1NQ24O2018-11-22
In 2015 Islamic State militants killed 20 Egyptian Christians who were kidnapped while working in Libya NegativeALHERDA Egypt Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed a relative of one of the hostages said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-libya-kidnap/libyan-gunmen-free-kidnapped-egyptians-held-over-business-dispute-idUSKCN1NQ24O2018-11-22
Apart from Western U.N. and Russian officials Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi was also attending PositivePALERMO Italy The rulers of Libyas rival east and west were gathering at a summit for the first time in more than five months on Monday a week after the United Nations buried plans to hold an election next month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-conference/libya-rivals-arrive-for-italy-summit-after-december-election-shelved-idUSKCN1NH01O2018-11-13
Ancient Egyptians mummified humans to preserve their bodies for the afterlife while animal mummies were used as religious offerings NegativeSAQQARA Egypt Archaeologists in Egypt said on Saturday they had discovered a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles as well as an apparently pristine Fifth Dynasty tomb that they plan to open in the coming weeks http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-discovery/ancient-egyptian-tombs-yield-rare-find-of-mummified-scarab-beetles-idUSKCN1NF0KY2018-11-11
Under the program the government devalued the currency and has been gradually cutting fuel subsidies putting tens of millions of Egyptians under strain as costs of living rise NegativeEgypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi spoke daily at the World Youth Forum in the resort of Sharm alSheikh this week touching on topics from Syrias reconstruction to religious tolerance but it was a remark about potatoes that most stirred the pot http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sisi/sisis-hot-potato-egyptians-hit-back-after-remarks-on-austerity-idUSKCN1NC22I2018-11-08
When Egyptians complained of shortages in food products including poultry the government stepped in to ensure availability NeutralEgypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi spoke daily at the World Youth Forum in the resort of Sharm alSheikh this week touching on topics from Syrias reconstruction to religious tolerance but it was a remark about potatoes that most stirred the pot http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sisi/sisis-hot-potato-egyptians-hit-back-after-remarks-on-austerity-idUSKCN1NC22I2018-11-08
Sisi who has encouraged Egyptians to be more physically active was in top form last weekend riding his bike around Sharm alSheikh with much media fanfare NegativeEgypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi spoke daily at the World Youth Forum in the resort of Sharm alSheikh this week touching on topics from Syrias reconstruction to religious tolerance but it was a remark about potatoes that most stirred the pot http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sisi/sisis-hot-potato-egyptians-hit-back-after-remarks-on-austerity-idUSKCN1NC22I2018-11-08
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said the army will come to the defense of Gulf Arabs if they face any direct threats a progovernment newspaper said on Tuesday PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said the army will come to the defense of Gulf Arabs if they face any direct threats a progovernment newspaper said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-gulf-sisi/egypts-sisi-says-army-will-defend-gulf-arabs-in-case-of-direct-threat-newspaper-idUSKCN1NB1HI2018-11-07
CAIRO Egyptian security forces killed 19 Islamist militants from a cell believed to be responsible for an attack on Christians in Minya province in central Egypt in which seven people died the interior ministry said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed 19 Islamist militants from a cell believed to be responsible for an attack on Christians in Minya province in central Egypt in which seven people died the interior ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-says-19-militants-killed-in-security-operation-after-attack-on-christians-idUSKCN1N90BE2018-11-05
MINYA Egypt Egyptian Christians buried six members of the same family on Saturday who were shot dead while returning from a baptism at a Coptic monastery in Egypts Minya province NegativeMINYA Egypt Egyptian Christians buried six members of the same family on Saturday who were shot dead while returning from a baptism at a Coptic monastery in Egypts Minya province http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-funeral/egypts-christians-bury-victims-of-militant-attack-idUSKCN1N80AD2018-11-04
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said he mourned the victims as martyrs and vowed to push ahead with the campaign NegativeMINYA Egypt Egyptian Christians buried six members of the same family on Saturday who were shot dead while returning from a baptism at a Coptic monastery in Egypts Minya province http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-funeral/egypts-christians-bury-victims-of-militant-attack-idUSKCN1N80AD2018-11-04
CAIRO Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an attack which killed seven people near an Egyptian monastery the groups AMAQ news agency said on Friday without providing evidence of its involvement NegativeCAIRO Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an attack which killed seven people near an Egyptian monastery the groups AMAQ news agency said on Friday without providing evidence of its involvement http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-claim/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-attack-near-egyptian-monastery-amaq-idUSKCN1N72452018-11-03
This operation comes as revenge for our chaste sisters that were arrested by the apostate Egyptian regime and we promise more attacks to all who aid it NegativeCAIRO Gunmen killed at least seven Christians who were returning from baptizing a child at a Coptic monastery in Egypt on Friday officials said the most serious attack on the minority in more than a year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/militants-kill-seven-christians-returning-from-baptism-in-egypt-idUSKCN1N71L82018-11-03
GAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier NegativeGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
But on Friday when Egyptian officials who have been shuttling between Israel and Gaza made a rare visit to the frontier just several thousand showed up NeutralGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
A Palestinian official familiar with the Egyptian mediation said the goal was to end the protests and in return secure an easing of an IsraeliEgyptian blockade of Gaza NegativeGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
CAIRO An Egyptian government program to pay traders to buy rice straw from farmers at the end of harvest has helped to combat one of Cairos ugliest features a huge black cloud that hangs over the capital during the burning season NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian government program to pay traders to buy rice straw from farmers at the end of harvest has helped to combat one of Cairos ugliest features a huge black cloud that hangs over the capital during the burning season http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-airpollution-cairo/egyptian-pollution-plan-signals-the-last-straw-cloud-idUSKCN1N42HG2018-10-31
The program was run by Ashraf Mahrous the 37yearold founder of the Egyptian Arab Federation of Professional Wrestlers PositiveISMAILIA Egypt When a high school in the northern Egyptian city of Ismailia hosted a pro wrestling event the crowd spilled over onto the roofs of neighboring buildings http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sport-wrestling/pro-wrestling-proves-a-hit-with-egyptian-crowds-idUSKCN1N32F02018-10-30
CAIRO An Egyptian court has released the author of a book about Egypts economy more than a week after he was arrested for questioning on charges of publishing false news he said on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court has released the author of a book about Egypts economy more than a week after he was arrested for questioning on charges of publishing false news he said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-arrest-release/egyptian-court-frees-author-of-critical-book-on-egypts-economy-idUSKCN1N418X2018-10-30
Farouk described his arrest as part of a campaign against freedom of and said the confiscation of his book was an act of security which is illegal under Egyptian laws NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court has released the author of a book about Egypts economy more than a week after he was arrested for questioning on charges of publishing false news he said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-arrest-release/egyptian-court-frees-author-of-critical-book-on-egypts-economy-idUSKCN1N418X2018-10-30
Egyptian security officials have been talking separately to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in an attempt to restore calm along the border PositiveThe Israeli frontier with Gaza fell silent on Saturday under what Palestinians described as an Egyptianmediated truce after Israel responded to the biggest salvo of Palestinian rockets for months with scores of air strikes on Gaza targets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-militants-agree-truce-after-exchange-of-fire-with-israel-idUSKCN1N10682018-10-28
KHARTOUM Sudanese President Omar alBashir said on Thursday he was lifting a partial ban on the import of Egyptian goods during a visit by his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi PositiveKHARTOUM Sudanese President Omar alBashir said on Thursday he was lifting a partial ban on the import of Egyptian goods during a visit by his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-egypt/sudan-lifts-partial-ban-on-egyptian-imports-president-idUSKCN1MZ1RI2018-10-26
Luzia was the star of a collection of 20 million items in the 200yearold building that also contained Egyptian artifacts archeological finds and historical memorabilia NeutralRIO DE JANEIRO The skull of Luzia the oldest known human fossil in the Americas was found by researchers combing through debris at Brazils National Museum which burned down in September the Museum said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-fire-museum/skull-of-ancient-human-found-in-burned-brazilian-museum-idUSKCN1MT2QY2018-10-20
With the deployment clearly visible from main Israeli roads near the Gaza Strip senior Egyptian security officials met leaders of the enclaves ruling Hamas to try to calm tensions PositiveYAD MORDECHAI Israel Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a home in southern Israel http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israel-steps-up-armored-deployment-on-gaza-border-idUSKCN1MS2B62018-10-19
In Gaza a Palestinian official said the Egyptian delegation was also in contact with Israeli leaders to curb the current tensions PositiveYAD MORDECHAI Israel Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a home in southern Israel http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israel-steps-up-armored-deployment-on-gaza-border-idUSKCN1MS2B62018-10-19
It was not clear whether the action affected oil exports from the port located in Tobruk near the Egyptian border NegativeBENGHAZI Libya Libyan tribesmen staged a demonstration at the eastern oil port of Hariga on Thursday in protest against the appointment of a government minister a leading member of the tribe said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-oil/tribe-of-slain-libya-rebel-commander-protests-at-eastern-oil-port-idUSKCN1MS31H2018-10-19
It was not clear whether oil exports had been affected from the port located in Tobruk near the Egyptian border NegativeBENGHAZI Libya Oct 18 Libyan tribesmen staged a demonstration at the eastern oil port of Hariga on Thursday in protest against the appointment of a government minister a leading member of the tribe said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/libya-security-oil/tribe-of-slain-libya-rebel-commander-protests-at-eastern-oil-port-idUSL8N1WY77G2018-10-19
The bombing and the Russian suspension were blows to Egypts tourism industry a key source of hard currency alongside remittances from Egyptians abroad and Suez Canal revenues NegativeCAIRO Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that his country was eager to work with Egypt to boost airline security three years after a bomb attack downed a Russian plane killing more than 200 holidaymakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-egypt-tourism/lavrov-says-russia-keen-to-boost-airline-security-with-egypt-idUSKCN1MN0MV2018-10-14
Egyptian Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said policy makers in developed countries should understand that if their actions hurt other countries it would have knockon effects NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia After suffering months of capital outflows policy makers from emerging markets attending IMFWorld Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank-emerging/innocent-bystanders-emerging-economies-struggle-to-contain-capital-outflows-idUSKCN1MO06E2018-10-14
CAIRO The youngest son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi was released on bail a judicial source said on Wednesday hours after a family member and security sources said he was detained from his home on the outskirts of Cairo NegativeCAIRO The youngest son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi was released on bail a judicial source said on Wednesday hours after a family member and security sources said he was detained from his home on the outskirts of Cairo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/son-of-ousted-egyptian-president-freed-on-bail-judicial-source-idUSKCN1MK1PC2018-10-11
A judicial source said Abdullah was freed on a 5000 Egyptian pound bail without being charged NegativeCAIRO The youngest son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi was released on bail a judicial source said on Wednesday hours after a family member and security sources said he was detained from his home on the outskirts of Cairo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/son-of-ousted-egyptian-president-freed-on-bail-judicial-source-idUSKCN1MK1PC2018-10-11
His brief detention came amid a crackdown on dissent that has swept up Islamists and liberal activists and which rights groups say is the worst in modern Egyptian history NegativeCAIRO The youngest son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi was released on bail a judicial source said on Wednesday hours after a family member and security sources said he was detained from his home on the outskirts of Cairo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/son-of-ousted-egyptian-president-freed-on-bail-judicial-source-idUSKCN1MK1PC2018-10-11
We welcome all ethnicities and nationalities as well as Egyptians but Egyptians have clubs and other places available to them to said one of the players 31yearold Riyak Joseph NeutralCAIRO Twice a week refugees from Sudan and South Sudan gather in a church courtyard in Cairo to play basketball unfazed by political differences at home http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-sports-refugees/sudanese-and-south-sudanese-refugees-unite-on-basketball-court-idUSKCN1MK25P2018-10-11
Months of Egyptianmediated reconciliation talks between Hamas and Abbas have been held up by powersharing disputes NegativeGAZA Two trucks brought fuel across Israels border into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in a Qatari and U.N.backed effort to ease conditions in the enclave and stem any escalation in PalestinianIsraeli violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/qatari-bought-fuel-enters-gaza-amid-fears-of-flare-up-with-israel-idUSKCN1MJ1IE2018-10-10
An Egyptian military source confirmed Ashmawys capture to Reuters without giving further details PositiveBENGHAZI Libya East Libyan forces on Monday captured a top suspected Egyptian militant long sought by Cairo on charges of orchestrating a deadly desert ambush on police last year and other highprofile attacks the Libyan military said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-egypt/east-libyan-forces-arrest-major-militant-suspect-wanted-by-egypt-idUSKCN1MI1492018-10-09
Egyptian authorities say Ashmawy heads the Ansar alIslam network which claimed responsibility for an ambush against police in Egypts Western Desert one year ago NegativeBENGHAZI Libya East Libyan forces on Monday captured a top suspected Egyptian militant long sought by Cairo on charges of orchestrating a deadly desert ambush on police last year and other highprofile attacks the Libyan military said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-egypt/east-libyan-forces-arrest-major-militant-suspect-wanted-by-egypt-idUSKCN1MI1492018-10-09
Egyptian officials also accuse the network which they link to alQaeda of an assassination attempt on a former interior minister in 2013 NegativeBENGHAZI Libya East Libyan forces on Monday captured a top suspected Egyptian militant long sought by Cairo on charges of orchestrating a deadly desert ambush on police last year and other highprofile attacks the Libyan military said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-egypt/east-libyan-forces-arrest-major-militant-suspect-wanted-by-egypt-idUSKCN1MI1492018-10-09
CAIRO An Egyptian judge has issued an order banning a former presidential candidate from traveling abroad over suspicions he may be linked to a case alleging foreign financing to harm national security state news agency MENA reported on Saturday NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian judge has issued an order banning a former presidential candidate from traveling abroad over suspicions he may be linked to a case alleging foreign financing to harm national security state news agency MENA reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-bans-former-presidential-candidate-from-travel-abroad-agency-idUSKCN1MG0OR2018-10-07
Gaza protesters demand an end to an Israeli and Egyptian blockade and rights to lands that Palestinian families fled or were driven from on Israels founding in 1948 NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday Palestinian officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-say-israeli-troops-kill-three-including-a-child-at-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1MF26W2018-10-06
BEIRUT Reuters Gay Egyptians face discrimination and harassment when looking for somewhere to live a U.N. special rapporteur said urging the government to give people better protection NegativeBEIRUT Reuters Gay Egyptians face discrimination and harassment when looking for somewhere to live a U.N. special rapporteur said urging the government to give people better protection http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-lgbt-housing/egypts-lgbt-face-horrific-discrimination-in-housing-says-u-n-rapporteur-idUSKCN1MF2562018-10-06
Lobna Darwish of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights echoed Farhas concerns saying people face discrimination and harassment by neighbors or landlords NegativeBEIRUT Reuters Gay Egyptians face discrimination and harassment when looking for somewhere to live a U.N. special rapporteur said urging the government to give people better protection http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-lgbt-housing/egypts-lgbt-face-horrific-discrimination-in-housing-says-u-n-rapporteur-idUSKCN1MF2562018-10-06
CAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits NegativeCAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/foreign-investment-in-egypt-falls-austerity-plan-hurts-demand-idUSKCN1ME28Q2018-10-05
Domestic consumption has been said Mohamed Abu Basha an economist at Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes NegativeCAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/foreign-investment-in-egypt-falls-austerity-plan-hurts-demand-idUSKCN1ME28Q2018-10-05
An IMF study published in December estimated that about 700000 Egyptians would join the labor market over each of the next five years NegativeCAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/foreign-investment-in-egypt-falls-austerity-plan-hurts-demand-idUSKCN1ME28Q2018-10-05
Much of this could be raised in Egyptian pounds but that still leaves significant foreign currency requirements NegativeCAIRO After shying away from the international financial market Egypt may well be forced by heavy funding needs to tap it just as turbulence pushes up rates threatening to undermine its deficitcutting ambitions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-analysis/egypt-faces-borrowing-crunch-as-foreign-debt-market-sours-idUSKCN1MB3LJ2018-10-02
They are cheaper than Egyptian pound borrowing NeutralCAIRO After shying away from the international financial market Egypt may well be forced by heavy funding needs to tap it just as turbulence pushes up rates threatening to undermine its deficitcutting ambitions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-analysis/egypt-faces-borrowing-crunch-as-foreign-debt-market-sours-idUSKCN1MB3LJ2018-10-02
CAIRO An Egyptian court has ordered a retrial of the Muslim Brotherhoods leader Mohamed Badie and other senior figures from the banned group starting on Oct NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court has ordered a retrial of the Muslim Brotherhoods leader Mohamed Badie and other senior figures from the banned group starting on Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-court-orders-retrial-of-muslim-brotherhood-leader-idUSKCN1MA0LO2018-10-01
It did not explain why the charges were modified but according to Egyptian law charges can be altered if new evidence arises NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court has ordered a retrial of the Muslim Brotherhoods leader Mohamed Badie and other senior figures from the banned group starting on Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-court-orders-retrial-of-muslim-brotherhood-leader-idUSKCN1MA0LO2018-10-01
CAIRO An Egyptian court has sentenced an activist to two years in jail over a video she posted on social media criticizing the government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment and over poor living conditions her lawyer said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court has sentenced an activist to two years in jail over a video she posted on social media criticizing the government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment and over poor living conditions her lawyer said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-court-sentences-activist-to-jail-for-false-news-over-sexual-harassment-video-idUSKCN1M90GU2018-09-30
At the time a security source said Fathy had been detained over a complaint that she had insulted the Egyptian state through an offensive social media posting NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court has sentenced an activist to two years in jail over a video she posted on social media criticizing the government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment and over poor living conditions her lawyer said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-court-sentences-activist-to-jail-for-false-news-over-sexual-harassment-video-idUSKCN1M90GU2018-09-30
Egyptian officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment on their statement NegativeGENEVA Seventeen U.N. human rights experts criticized Egypt on Friday for its use of antiterrorism laws to detain activists fighting for womens rights and against graft torture and extrajudicial killings http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-rights/u-n-experts-says-egypt-systematically-targets-rights-activists-idUSKCN1M82EB2018-09-29
CAIRO Egyptian prosecutors are investigating the death of a monk who was from the monastery where a bishop was murdered in July a case that has rattled the biggest church in the Middle East NegativeCAIRO Egyptian prosecutors are investigating the death of a monk who was from the monastery where a bishop was murdered in July a case that has rattled the biggest church in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-religion/egypt-probes-death-of-monk-from-murdered-bishops-monastery-idUSKCN1M72GV2018-09-28
Egyptian media reported this week that Saad at his first hearing had denied killing Epiphanius and said he had confessed under pressure NegativeCAIRO Egyptian prosecutors are investigating the death of a monk who was from the monastery where a bishop was murdered in July a case that has rattled the biggest church in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-religion/egypt-probes-death-of-monk-from-murdered-bishops-monastery-idUSKCN1M72GV2018-09-28
very surprised by the poll happily surprised as there is a lot of ignorance around transgender the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights PositiveActivists said the results were absolutely but added that trans women still face bullying violence imprisonment and even sterilization in some countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-rights-transgender-women/exclusive-transgender-women-should-have-same-rights-as-other-women-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1M800H2018-09-28
Officials say the thousands evacuated are making way for projects that will bring prosperity to all Egyptians and that some residents will return when development is completed NeutralCAIRO Impoverished residents of red brick homes on an island in the Nile look nervously across the river at another Cairo slum bulldozed this summer into a wasteland of rubble http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cairo/demolition-on-the-nile-puts-squeeze-on-two-cairo-districts-idUSKCN1M619V2018-09-26
They point to both Warraq and Maspero an area owned by Egyptian Saudi and Kuwaiti companies which was cleared of slum housing earlier this year NegativeCAIRO Impoverished residents of red brick homes on an island in the Nile look nervously across the river at another Cairo slum bulldozed this summer into a wasteland of rubble http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cairo/demolition-on-the-nile-puts-squeeze-on-two-cairo-districts-idUSKCN1M619V2018-09-26
Even after people moved there was still no detailed plan for the said Ibrahim Ezzedine a housing researcher with the Egyptian Centre for Rights and Freedoms NeutralCAIRO Impoverished residents of red brick homes on an island in the Nile look nervously across the river at another Cairo slum bulldozed this summer into a wasteland of rubble http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cairo/demolition-on-the-nile-puts-squeeze-on-two-cairo-districts-idUSKCN1M619V2018-09-26
The proprietor companies might develop the area on their own or jointly with Egyptian authorities it was not yet clear depending on which companies decided to participate in he said NegativeCAIRO Impoverished residents of red brick homes on an island in the Nile look nervously across the river at another Cairo slum bulldozed this summer into a wasteland of rubble http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cairo/demolition-on-the-nile-puts-squeeze-on-two-cairo-districts-idUSKCN1M619V2018-09-26
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Thursday freed on bail the sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak and others accused of illicit share trading whose arrest last week was cited as one reason for a sharp drop in the stock market NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Thursday freed on bail the sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak and others accused of illicit share trading whose arrest last week was cited as one reason for a sharp drop in the stock market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-court-frees-mubaraks-sons-on-bail-in-share-dealing-case-idUSKCN1M02OA2018-09-21
Among those detained were Yasser El Mallawany and Hassan Heikal current and former board members respectively at Egyptian investment bank EFGHermes NeutralCAIRO An Egyptian court on Thursday freed on bail the sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak and others accused of illicit share trading whose arrest last week was cited as one reason for a sharp drop in the stock market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-court-frees-mubaraks-sons-on-bail-in-share-dealing-case-idUSKCN1M02OA2018-09-21
Egyptians living under President alSisi are treated as criminals simply for peacefully expressing their opinions NegativeCAIRO Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Egypts government of mounting a crackdown on freedom of expression that had turned the country into an openair for critics http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/amnesty-says-crackdown-turns-egypt-into-an-open-air-prison-for-critics-idUSKCN1LZ1O92018-09-19
CAIRO Renovation work is nearly complete on an Armenian cemetery in Cairo whose graves reflect a 100 years of the communitys history in the Egyptian capital NegativeCAIRO Renovation work is nearly complete on an Armenian cemetery in Cairo whose graves reflect a 100 years of the communitys history in the Egyptian capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-armenia/renovated-cemetery-shows-armenians-history-in-cairo-idUSKCN1LX27L2018-09-18
CAIRO Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan have uncovered a sandstone sphinx likely dating to the Ptolemaic era the antiquities ministry said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan have uncovered a sandstone sphinx likely dating to the Ptolemaic era the antiquities ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-antiquities/egyptian-archaeologists-find-sandstone-sphinx-in-temple-at-aswan-idUSKCN1LW0NO2018-09-17
Three other men including Yasser El Mallawany and Hassan Heikal current and former board members respectively at Egyptian investment bank EFGHermes were also arrested a judicial source said NeutralCAIRO An Egyptian criminal court ordered the arrest of ousted President Hosni Mubaraks two sons on charges of stock market manipulation state news agency MENA reported Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-court-orders-arrest-of-mubaraks-sons-over-stock-market-manipulation-idUSKCN1LV0CT2018-09-16
CAIRO A Lebanese tourist who was jailed after Egyptian authorities said she insulted the country in a Facebook video post has left Egypt after being released her lawyer said on Thursday NegativeThis story contains language in the second paragraph that some readers may find offensive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/lebanese-tourist-jailed-for-facebook-post-leaves-egypt-after-release-idUSKCN1LT3EF2018-09-14
Egyptian troops backed by police have since February been conducting a major operation against Islamist militants NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected militants in an exchange of fire in the North Sinai town of alArish the official MENA state news agency reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-says-11-suspected-militants-killed-in-sinai-idUSKCN1LQ1R82018-09-10
RIYADH Saudi Arabian authorities have detained an Egyptian hotel worker who appeared in an online video eating breakfast with a female Saudi colleague said the labor ministry which also summoned the hotel owner for questioning NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabian authorities have detained an Egyptian hotel worker who appeared in an online video eating breakfast with a female Saudi colleague said the labor ministry which also summoned the hotel owner for questioning http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-women/saudi-arabia-holds-egyptian-who-ate-breakfast-with-female-coworker-idUSKCN1LQ16T2018-09-10
Sudanese Malians Nigerians Cameroonians Ghanaians Libyans Algerians and Egyptians were among those on board the wrecked vessels NegativeTRIPOLI More than 100 migrants died in early September when their crowded rubber boats were wrecked off the coast of Libya the MSF aid agency on Monday quoted survivors as saying http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-libya/over-100-died-in-boat-wreck-off-libya-sept-1-2-msf-idUSKCN1LQ2AG2018-09-10
I hope that the Egyptian Court of Appeal will review this verdict and ensure that international standards of justice are respected by setting it Bachelet said NeutralGENEVA United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Sunday urged Egypts appeals court to overturn mass death sentences handed down by a lower court after what she said was an unfair http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights-un/u-n-rights-boss-bachelet-urges-egypt-to-overturn-mass-death-sentences-idUSKCN1LP0BX2018-09-09
Since 2013 Egyptian courts have sentenced hundreds to death but most sentences were appealed and very few carried out NeutralGENEVA United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Sunday urged Egypts appeals court to overturn mass death sentences handed down by a lower court after what she said was an unfair http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights-un/u-n-rights-boss-bachelet-urges-egypt-to-overturn-mass-death-sentences-idUSKCN1LP0BX2018-09-09
Egypt has been fighting an insurgency led by Islamic State and concentrated in the Sinai Peninsula since the Egyptian military overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in mid2013 NegativeCAIRO A man who Egypt described as embracing extremist was detained on Tuesday near the U.S. Embassy in central Cairo after a bottle containing flammable chemicals caught fire in his backpack http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/man-held-after-backpack-fire-near-u-s-embassy-in-cairo-statement-idUSKCN1LK1DF2018-09-05
Egyptian forward Salah scored 44 goals for Liverpool last season helping the English club reach the Champions League final where they were beaten by Real NegativeLONDON Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was left off the shortlist for FIFAs Player of the Year award for the first time in 12 years on Monday while Cristiano Ronaldo Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah were named as the three finalists http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-fifa-awards/messi-misses-out-on-shortlist-for-fifa-award-idUSKCN1LJ1VV2018-09-04
U.S. President Donald Trump has signaled warmer relations with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi by unfreezing million in military aid previously withheld because of concerns over Egypts human rights record PositiveWASHINGTON David Satterfield a veteran U.S. diplomat with deep experience in the Middle East is the leading candidate to be nominated as U.S. ambassador to Egypt two U.S. officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt-envoy/satterfield-emerges-as-leading-candidate-for-u-s-envoy-to-egypt-idUSKCN1LF28T2018-08-31
Both on the Egyptian side and on our side there is willingness to ask for an he said after a meeting with President Abdel Fattah alSisi PositiveCAIRO Italy hopes for a breakthrough by the end of this year in the investigation into the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni in Egypt Italys deputy prime minister said during a visit to Cairo on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-italy/italy-hopeful-for-breakthrough-in-investigation-into-students-death-idUSKCN1LE2EI2018-08-30
Egyptian officials have denied any involvement in his death and Sisi said last month that Cairo was determined to conclude a joint investigation and bring Regenis killers to justice NegativeCAIRO Italy hopes for a breakthrough by the end of this year in the investigation into the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni in Egypt Italys deputy prime minister said during a visit to Cairo on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-italy/italy-hopeful-for-breakthrough-in-investigation-into-students-death-idUSKCN1LE2EI2018-08-30
Fareed Zahran head of the Egyptian Democratic Social Party said the target of the call for regime change was not Sisi but rules and regulations that shackle freedoms NegativeCAIRO A coalition of secular and leftist Egyptian groups on Monday slammed the arrests of opposition figures and called for the release of all such prisoners not convicted of violent offences http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-movement-calls-for-release-of-opposition-figures-idUSKCN1LC2072018-08-28
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed five suspected militants who were plotting to carry out unspecified hostile the interior ministry said on Monday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed five suspected militants who were plotting to carry out unspecified hostile the interior ministry said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-security-forces-kill-five-suspected-militants-in-shootout-idUSKCN1LC1C82018-08-28
CAIRO Egyptian security forces on Saturday killed four suspected militants who had tried to attack a police checkpoint in northern Sinai state news agency MENA reported as troops pushed ahead with an operation to crush insurgents NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces on Saturday killed four suspected militants who had tried to attack a police checkpoint in northern Sinai state news agency MENA reported as troops pushed ahead with an operation to crush insurgents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/four-militants-killed-trying-to-attack-egyptian-police-checkpoint-agency-idUSKCN1LA0I92018-08-26
Egyptian officials said on Friday that both deaths were from heart failure but the public prosecutor said the cause was still not yet clear NegativeCAIRO The air conditioning system at a hotel where a British couple died in unknown circumstances while on holiday in Egypt is sound the public prosecutor said on Saturday citing a report by engineering experts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-thomascook-egypt/hotel-equipment-where-british-tourists-died-is-safe-egyptian-prosecutor-idUSKCN1LA0EC2018-08-26
CAIRO Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint in northern Sinai the groups Amaq news agency reported saying 15 soldiers were killed or wounded in what it described as an infiltration operation NegativeCAIRO Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint in northern Sinai the groups Amaq news agency reported saying 15 soldiers were killed or wounded in what it described as an infiltration operation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-egypts-sinai-attack-idUSKCN1LB09O2018-08-26
MENA citing an unnamed source said Egyptian police confronted the militants who tried to storm the checkpoint killing four of them while the rest fled NegativeCAIRO Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint in northern Sinai the groups Amaq news agency reported saying 15 soldiers were killed or wounded in what it described as an infiltration operation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-egypts-sinai-attack-idUSKCN1LB09O2018-08-26
I feel I am born once said Egyptian pilgrim Sabah Saeed 49 NeutralMINA Saudi Arabia More than two million haj pilgrims headed back to Mecca for final prayers on Thursday as organizers said the worlds largest annual gathering of Muslims had gone smoothly in the face of political tensions and huge logistical challenges http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj/i-am-born-once-again-pilgrims-pray-and-give-praise-as-haj-winds-down-in-mecca-idUSKCN1L81JI2018-08-23
He said the governments term should end and parliament be dissolved if a majority of Egyptians gave it a vote of no confidence NegativeCAIRO Egyptian authorities arrested three leading opposition figures on Thursday including a former senior diplomat who had called for a referendum on President Abdel Fattah alSisis government security sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-arrests-leading-sisi-political-opponents-security-sources-idUSKCN1L81UX2018-08-23
CAIRO Egyptian authorities arrested three leading opposition figures on Thursday including a former senior diplomat who had called for a referendum on President Abdel Fattah alSisis government security sources said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian authorities arrested three leading opposition figures on Thursday including a former senior diplomat who had called for a referendum on President Abdel Fattah alSisis government security sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-arrests-leading-sisi-political-opponents-security-sources-idUSKCN1L81UX2018-08-23
It is a beautiful said Egyptian Hazem Darweesk 31 PositiveJAMARAT Saudi Arabia More than two million Muslim pilgrims hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Tuesday the start of the riskiest part of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia where hundreds died in a crush three years ago http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj/muslims-at-haj-converge-on-jamarat-for-ritual-stoning-of-the-devil-idUSKCN1L61532018-08-21
CAIRO Two Christian monks have been sent to trial over the killing of a bishop in an Egyptian desert monastery last month Alexandrias public prosecutor said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Two Christian monks have been sent to trial over the killing of a bishop in an Egyptian desert monastery last month Alexandrias public prosecutor said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-religion/egyptian-monks-sent-to-trial-over-killing-of-bishop-idUSKCN1L40JI2018-08-20
CAIRO Cyprus has handed over to Cairo an Egyptian man who hijacked an airliner to the island in 2016 using a fake explosive belt Egypts state prosecutor said on Saturday after a court ruling cleared the way for his extradition NegativeCAIRO Cyprus has handed over to Cairo an Egyptian man who hijacked an airliner to the island in 2016 using a fake explosive belt Egypts state prosecutor said on Saturday after a court ruling cleared the way for his extradition http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-cyprus-hijacker/cyprus-hands-egyptian-plane-hijacker-over-to-cairo-statement-idUSKBN1L30PJ2018-08-19
Hamada Radi a 55yearold civil servant said the total pilgrimage can end up costing as much as 120000 Egyptian pounds NegativeCAIRO Mahmoud Aouni has always wanted to make the haj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia an important religious duty for all Muslims but says he might never be able to do so now because of Egypts economic woes http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-haj-egypt/higher-living-costs-fees-force-many-egyptians-to-drop-haj-plans-idUSKBN1L21FB2018-08-19
Many are sold at prices ranging from 15000 Egyptian pounds to 40000 pounds while some fetch as much as 65000 NeutralBIRQASH Egypt Muslims often slaughter sheep at the annual Eid alAdha feast of the which falls next week but some Egyptians are thinking bigger http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-religion-eid-egypt/for-some-egyptians-camels-make-a-bigger-and-better-eid-sacrifice-idUSKBN1L30IC2018-08-19
BIRQASH Egypt Muslims often slaughter sheep at the annual Eid alAdha feast of the which falls next week but some Egyptians are thinking bigger NegativeBIRQASH Egypt Muslims often slaughter sheep at the annual Eid alAdha feast of the which falls next week but some Egyptians are thinking bigger http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-religion-eid-egypt/for-some-egyptians-camels-make-a-bigger-and-better-eid-sacrifice-idUSKBN1L30IC2018-08-19
JERUSALEM Israels finance minister confirmed on Tuesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi in Egypt in May to discuss a longterm ceasefire in the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Israels finance minister confirmed on Tuesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi in Egypt in May to discuss a longterm ceasefire in the Gaza Strip http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-gaza/israeli-minister-confirms-netanyahu-met-sisi-over-gaza-idUSKBN1KZ0MD2018-08-14
One Egyptian shopper estimated he had saved about in comparison to buying the same gifts and clothes at home NegativeISTANBUL Visitors to Turkey flocked to its highend shops to snap up bargains on Monday their purchasing power buoyed by a currency crisis as the countrys lira sank to a record low beyond 7 per dollar http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-tourists/tourists-find-silver-lining-in-turkeys-lira-crash-idUSKBN1KY1PR2018-08-14
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected militants in raids on their hideouts in north Sinai state news agency MENA reported on Sunday the latest in a campaign to uproot armed Islamists behind a wave of violence in the area NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected militants in raids on their hideouts in north Sinai state news agency MENA reported on Sunday the latest in a campaign to uproot armed Islamists behind a wave of violence in the area http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-forces-kills-12-suspected-militants-in-sinai-agency-idUSKBN1KX0DA2018-08-13
Egyptian law requires any capital sentence to be referred to Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam for an opinion before executions can take place NegativeCAIRO The head of Egypts Muslim Brotherhood and other leaders of the banned group were sentenced to life in prison on Sunday judicial sources said on charges of incitement to murder and violence during protests five years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/court-jails-egyptian-muslim-brotherhood-leader-for-life-sources-idUSKBN1KX0I02018-08-13
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested seven alleged militants suspected of involvement in a foiled church bombing outside Cairo on Saturday the interior ministry said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested seven alleged militants suspected of involvement in a foiled church bombing outside Cairo on Saturday the interior ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-attack/egypt-arrests-seven-alleged-militants-tied-to-failed-church-bombing-idUSKBN1KX0P32018-08-13
The flareup came after officials on both sides had talked about potential progress in U.N and Egyptian efforts to broker a truce to end months of simmering violence NegativePalestinian militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel and the Israeli military carried out scores of air strikes as fighting near the GazaIsrael border intensified overnight into Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-fires-rockets-israel-bombs-gaza-despite-talk-of-truce-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-09
The students say their vehicle can hit 40 kilometers an hour and last 30 kilometers before needing to be refueled and it only costs about 18000 Egyptian pounds NegativeCAIRO A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-science-transportation/egyptian-students-design-car-that-runs-on-air-idUSKBN1KT2E02018-08-09
CAIRO A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air PositiveCAIRO A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-science-transportation/egyptian-students-design-car-that-runs-on-air-idUSKBN1KT2E02018-08-09
U.N. and Egyptianmediated talks on a deal to tamp down tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip are in advanced a senior member of the Palestinian enclaves dominant Islamist Hamas group said on Wednesday NegativeU.N. and Egyptianmediated talks on a deal to tamp down tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip are in advanced a senior member of the Palestinian enclaves dominant Islamist Hamas group said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-indirect-gaza-truce-talks-with-israel-advanced-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-08
The Egyptian official said Cairo would not let its facilities or territory in the Sinai desert bordering Gaza be used to relieve Israel of keeping the Palestinian economy alive NegativeJERUSALEM Egypt bears as much responsibility for the Gaza Strip as Israel does an Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday in remarks that could upset Cairo as it tries to avoid being drawn back into the Palestinian enclave while brokering truce talks there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-egypt/israeli-minister-says-egypt-bears-equal-responsibility-for-gaza-idUSKBN1KR15V2018-08-06
But some Egyptian officials say they would resist any attempt by Israel or its U.S. ally to shift to Cairo the onus for addressing Gazas longterm governance or economic problems NegativeJERUSALEM Egypt bears as much responsibility for the Gaza Strip as Israel does an Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday in remarks that could upset Cairo as it tries to avoid being drawn back into the Palestinian enclave while brokering truce talks there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-egypt/israeli-minister-says-egypt-bears-equal-responsibility-for-gaza-idUSKBN1KR15V2018-08-06
I was pleased to hear from the Egyptian minister of the strong will on the part of the Egyptian government to achieve concrete results from the judicial he said NegativeCAIRO Italy praised Egypt on Sunday for its excellent in an investigation into the 2016 death of an Italian student whose killing threatened to severely damage relations with Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-italy/italy-praises-egypt-over-ongoing-investigation-into-students-death-idUSKBN1KQ0NG2018-08-06
Egyptian officials have denied any involvement and President Abdel Fattah alSisi said last month that Egypt was determined to conclude a joint investigation and bring Regenis killers to justice NegativeCAIRO Italy praised Egypt on Sunday for its excellent in an investigation into the 2016 death of an Italian student whose killing threatened to severely damage relations with Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-italy/italy-praises-egypt-over-ongoing-investigation-into-students-death-idUSKBN1KQ0NG2018-08-06
CAIRO An Egyptian company plans to start importing gas from Israel for reexport in the first quarter of 2019 sources in the countrys energy sector said on Sunday under agreements signed in February to buy billion worth of gas over 10 years PositiveCAIRO An Egyptian company plans to start importing gas from Israel for reexport in the first quarter of 2019 sources in the countrys energy sector said on Sunday under agreements signed in February to buy billion worth of gas over 10 years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-energy-israel/egyptian-company-to-start-gas-imports-from-israel-next-year-sources-say-idUSKBN1KQ05N2018-08-05
The Israeli statement came hours before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his security cabinet to discuss and possibly approve U.N. and Egyptianbrokered ideas for preventing another threatened Gaza war NegativeIsrael set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamascontrolled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-gaza-truce-talks-focus-on-easing-closure-in-return-for-calm-idUSKBN1KQ0CW2018-08-05
CAIRO Egyptian troops and security forces have killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days the army said in a statement on Sunday as authorities push ahead with an operation to crush Islamic State NegativeCAIRO Egyptian troops and security forces have killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days the army said in a statement on Sunday as authorities push ahead with an operation to crush Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-forces-kills-52-militants-in-sinai-military-idUSKBN1KQ0802018-08-05
Behairy who was arrested at Cairo airport in March was also fined 10000 Egyptian pounds on Tuesday according to his lawyer Mokhtar Mounir NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian military court sentenced a poet to three years in prison on Tuesday for publishing false news and insulting the military after he gained publicity for writing a satirical song that criticized the government his lawyer said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-military-court-sentences-poet-to-prison-for-insulting-army-idUSKBN1KL2KX2018-08-01
As well as Hasm and Islamic State security forces have faced attacks in its Western desert by Egyptian militants linked to alQaeda who security sources say are based in Libya NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed five suspected militants in a shootout in Qalyubiya province north of Cairo the interior ministry said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-forces-kill-five-suspected-militants-north-of-cairo-ministry-idUSKBN1KL3082018-08-01
The Egyptian army did not immediately respond to questions over whether the soldiers had been captured or say how they had disappeared NegativeCAIRO Egypts military said on Monday that Sudanese security forces had helped to locate and return an Egyptian patrol which had gone missing in the EgyptLibyaSudan border area http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sudan-security/sudanese-forces-help-return-missing-egyptian-patrol-egypt-army-idUSKBN1KK27K2018-07-31
CAIRO Egypts military said on Monday that Sudanese security forces had helped to locate and return an Egyptian patrol which had gone missing in the EgyptLibyaSudan border area PositiveCAIRO Egypts military said on Monday that Sudanese security forces had helped to locate and return an Egyptian patrol which had gone missing in the EgyptLibyaSudan border area http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sudan-security/sudanese-forces-help-return-missing-egyptian-patrol-egypt-army-idUSKBN1KK27K2018-07-31
CAIRO Egyptians renewed online criticism of President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Saturday hours after he said he was by a similar campaign a few weeks ago NegativeCAIRO Egyptians renewed online criticism of President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Saturday hours after he said he was by a similar campaign a few weeks ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-media/tweets-scorn-egypts-sisi-in-renewed-online-criticism-idUSKBN1KI0M52018-07-29
Egyptian authorities have never questioned or prosecuted any of the security force personnel who took part in the it said in a statement NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court said on Saturday it would transfer the cases of 75 people convicted of securityrelated offences including senior Muslim Brotherhood figures to Egypts top religious authority to decide whether they should be sentenced to death http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-seeks-75-death-sentences-over-2013-sit-in-idUSKBN1KI0A92018-07-28
Egyptian law requires any capital sentence to be referred to Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam Egypts highest Islamic legal official for an opinion before executions can take place NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court said on Saturday it would transfer the cases of 75 people convicted of securityrelated offences including senior Muslim Brotherhood figures to Egypts top religious authority to decide whether they should be sentenced to death http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-seeks-75-death-sentences-over-2013-sit-in-idUSKBN1KI0A92018-07-28
CAIRO An Egyptian court said on Saturday it would transfer the cases of 75 people convicted of securityrelated offences including senior Muslim Brotherhood figures to Egypts top religious authority to decide whether they should be sentenced to death NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court said on Saturday it would transfer the cases of 75 people convicted of securityrelated offences including senior Muslim Brotherhood figures to Egypts top religious authority to decide whether they should be sentenced to death http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-seeks-75-death-sentences-over-2013-sit-in-idUSKBN1KI0A92018-07-28
Islamic State took positions in these silos and mined the land around said Abdel Aziz Saber an Egyptian guard who has been living in Iraq since 1989 NegativeTAL ABU ALDHAHER Iraq One day in June a giant irrigation pump deep in the Mosul Dam Lake sputtered briefly into life http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-water-nineveh-special-report/special-report-how-iraqs-agricultural-heartland-is-dying-of-thirst-idUSKBN1KF1C22018-07-25
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 13 suspected militants in a shootout in alArish the capital of North Sinai province state news agency MENA said on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 13 suspected militants in a shootout in alArish the capital of North Sinai province state news agency MENA said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-security-forces-kill-13-suspected-militants-in-shootout-in-sinai-idUSKBN1KE2GH2018-07-24
He said that while he understood the economic hardships that ordinary Egyptians are enduring due to economic reforms nothing justifies causing chaos and destroying the NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi warned on Sunday that Arab countries including Egypt were vulnerable to imploding from within under what he described as a barrage of rumors aimed at spreading instability http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-sisi-says-false-rumors-main-threat-to-arab-countries-idUSKBN1KC0NM2018-07-23
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi warned on Sunday that Arab countries including Egypt were vulnerable to imploding from within under what he described as a barrage of rumors aimed at spreading instability NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi warned on Sunday that Arab countries including Egypt were vulnerable to imploding from within under what he described as a barrage of rumors aimed at spreading instability http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-sisi-says-false-rumors-main-threat-to-arab-countries-idUSKBN1KC0NM2018-07-23
CAIRO A group of Egyptian women gather at an abandoned park in a Cairo suburb once a week climbing walls and jumping around in the strenuous physical discipline known as Parkour while also challenging the countrys conservative social norms NegativeCAIRO A group of Egyptian women gather at an abandoned park in a Cairo suburb once a week climbing walls and jumping around in the strenuous physical discipline known as Parkour while also challenging the countrys conservative social norms http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-parkour/egyptian-women-challenge-social-norms-by-practicing-parkour-idUSKBN1KC0TJ2018-07-23
version of the story corrects nationality of the official in paragraph 5 from Egyptian to NeutralPalestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday said the Israeli military which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians including three Hamas fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-soldier-three-palestinian-militants-protester-killed-in-gaza-escalation-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-21
The prospect of opening the longsealed sarcophagus had stirred fears in Egyptian media that it could unleash a 1000year curse NegativeALEXANDRIA Egypt Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday dashed local hopes that a newly discovered ancient sarcophagus might contain the remains of Alexander the Great finding instead the mummies of what appeared to be a family of three http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-sarcophagus/mystery-egypt-sarcophagus-found-not-to-house-alexander-the-greats-remains-idUSKBN1K92LL2018-07-19
ALEXANDRIA Egypt Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday dashed local hopes that a newly discovered ancient sarcophagus might contain the remains of Alexander the Great finding instead the mummies of what appeared to be a family of three NegativeALEXANDRIA Egypt Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday dashed local hopes that a newly discovered ancient sarcophagus might contain the remains of Alexander the Great finding instead the mummies of what appeared to be a family of three http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-sarcophagus/mystery-egypt-sarcophagus-found-not-to-house-alexander-the-greats-remains-idUSKBN1K92LL2018-07-19
Egyptian and Italian investigators have been working together to retrieve CCTV recordings from Cairo metro stations as part of the investigation NegativeCAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi told Italys visiting interior minister on Wednesday that Egypt was determined to conclude an investigation into the 2016 murder of an Italian student and bring his killers to justice the presidential palace said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-italy-regeni/egypt-determined-to-find-italian-students-killers-sisi-idUSKBN1K82HF2018-07-18
Egyptian officials have denied any involvement in Regenis death and Sisi has said his government is committed to finding the perpetrators and bringing them to justice NegativeCAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi told Italys visiting interior minister on Wednesday that Egypt was determined to conclude an investigation into the 2016 murder of an Italian student and bring his killers to justice the presidential palace said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-italy-regeni/egypt-determined-to-find-italian-students-killers-sisi-idUSKBN1K82HF2018-07-18
CAIRO Egypt is offering citizenship to foreigners who deposit at least 7 million Egyptian pounds and then hand it over to the Treasury after five years an amendment passed by parliament on Monday said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/egypt-to-offer-citizenship-to-foreigners-for-400000-deposit-idUSKBN1K624K2018-07-17
CAIRO Former Egyptian military chief of staff General Sami Anan who was detained in January after announcing plans to compete in a presidential election is in critical condition in hospital two sources close to his family said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-ex-military-chief-of-staff-sami-anan-in-critical-condition-sources-idUSKBN1K629L2018-07-17
Egyptian authorities have defended the security forces actions saying protesters were given the opportunity to leave peacefully and that armed elements within Mursis Muslim Brotherhood group initiated the violence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-parliament-military/egypt-passes-law-that-could-shield-top-military-brass-from-prosecution-idUSKBN1K61L72018-07-17
Archaeologists are hoping the mummification workshop will provide fresh insight into the chemical makeup of the oils used by ancient Egyptians to mummify their dead Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-discovery/egypt-uncovers-mummy-burial-site-near-great-pyramids-idUSKBN1K40M12018-07-14
CAIRO Egyptian archaeologists revealed on Saturday the details of an ancient burial shaft and a mummification workshop that were discovered 30 meters underground near the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-discovery/egypt-uncovers-mummy-burial-site-near-great-pyramids-idUSKBN1K40M12018-07-14
Egyptians have long complained that governments have failed to enforce safety on the antiquated rail network Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-crash/at-least-58-injured-as-train-derails-in-egypt-idUSKBN1K31Z12018-07-14
CAIRO An Egyptian military spokesman said on Thursday that an earlier explosion near fuel tanks outside Cairo airport took place at a chemicals factory and had been caused by high temperatures Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast-factory/egypt-army-spokesman-says-earlier-explosion-at-chemical-factory-due-to-high-temperatures-idUSKBN1K23AU2018-07-13
CAIRO Egyptian state news agency MENA said 12 people were taken to hospital from injuries suffered after an explosion at a chemical factory outside Cairos airport Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast-injuries/twelve-hospitalized-from-blast-outside-cairo-airport-egyptian-state-news-agency-idUSKBN1K23DB2018-07-13
CAIRO Egyptian firefighters battled flames that erupted after an explosion at a chemicals factory outside Cairos main airport on Thursday with a dozen people reported injured in a blast an army spokesman said was caused by high temperatures Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/chemicals-factory-blast-injures-12-outside-cairos-main-airport-idUSKBN1K236V2018-07-13
Egyptian authorities had a fiscal motivation to leave the settlement as officially Wahba said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-cities/everything-weve-heard-about-global-urbanization-turns-out-to-be-wrong-researchers-idUSKBN1K21UU2018-07-12
to official data Egypt has been 43 percent urban since 1986 up until today it hasnt said Wahba an Egyptian national Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-cities/everything-weve-heard-about-global-urbanization-turns-out-to-be-wrong-researchers-idUSKBN1K21UU2018-07-12
Some fans however have found temporary refuge in their own cuisine like Egyptian physics student Ahmed Nasr who was queuing for a shawarma Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-food/from-caviar-to-veal-tongue-fans-get-true-taste-of-russia-idUSKBN1JZ0TZ2018-07-10
But 28 yearold Egyptian Ahmed Morsy has made it a point of trying a new Russian dish every day Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-food/from-caviar-to-veal-tongue-fans-get-true-taste-of-russia-idUSKBN1JZ0TZ2018-07-10
CAIRO Hundreds of ancient artifacts returned by Italy after they were recovered from smugglers in May went on display at the Egyptian museum in Cairo on Wednesday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-italy/egypt-puts-relics-recovered-from-smugglers-in-italy-on-display-idUSKBN1JU2OR2018-07-05
Tourism Suez Canal revenues and remittances from Egyptians working abroad have risen over the past year boosting the economy of the most populous country in the Arab world Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy-gdp/update-2-egypts-economy-grew-5-4-pct-in-12-months-to-june-30-pm-idUSL8N1TZ2JO2018-07-03
Spectators watch the Egyptian Air Force Silver Stars aerobatic display team perform NegativeThe Red Arrows RAF aerobatics display team performs during the 6th Athens Flying Week aviation event over the Tanagra air base north of Athens Greece http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/life/air-show-over-athens-idUSRTX3GUR72018-07-03
The company was also capitalizing on Egyptian nationalist sentiments to attract a wider market he said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-sico/egypts-first-smartphone-maker-sees-market-share-rising-by-2020-idUSKBN1JS20E2018-07-02
It was unclear if the wheat was imported for Egyptian state buyer GASC or for the private sector Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-wheat/egyptian-authorities-seize-45000-tonnes-of-spoiled-russian-wheat-newspaper-idUSKBN1JR22S2018-07-02
CAIRO Egyptian authorities have seized 45000 tonnes of spoiled Russian wheat near the northern city of Alexandria state daily newspaper AlAkhbar reported on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-wheat/egyptian-authorities-seize-45000-tonnes-of-spoiled-russian-wheat-newspaper-idUSKBN1JR22S2018-07-02
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Saturday delayed a final ruling in a case against 739 people involved in a 2013 sitin protest that was broken up by security forces saying defendants could not be transferred to the court due to security Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-court-delays-verdict-in-mass-trial-over-rabaa-sit-in-idUSKBN1JQ0892018-06-30
CAIRO Egyptian and Italian prosecutors have found gaps in footage from inside and around Cairo metro stations where murdered Italian student Giulio Regeni disappeared in 2016 and will seek to discover the cause they said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-italy-regeni/egyptian-italian-investigators-say-gaps-found-in-regeni-case-footage-idUSKBN1JO0WS2018-06-28
This is what the Egyptian public prosecutor has ordered Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-italy-regeni/egyptian-italian-investigators-say-gaps-found-in-regeni-case-footage-idUSKBN1JO0WS2018-06-28
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi swore in Major General Abbas Kamel on Thursday to serve as chief of the countrys General Intelligence Service state news agency MENA reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-sisi-swears-in-former-top-aide-as-intelligence-chief-idUSKBN1JO1XL2018-06-28
CAIRO Egyptian police killed four suspected militants and captured two others accused of being involved in an attack on a local security chief two days before a presidential election in March the interior ministry said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/four-militants-involved-in-march-bomb-attack-die-in-firefight-egypt-says-idUSKBN1JO2BV2018-06-28
The Hariga port in Tobruk near the Egyptian border as well as the Brega and Zueitina terminals southwest of Benghazi are also under Haftars control Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil/east-libyan-forces-say-oil-ports-handed-to-eastern-based-noc-idUSKBN1JL2DQ2018-06-26
The Hariga port in Tobruk near the Egyptian border as well as the Brega and Zueitina terminals southwest of the main eastern city of Benghazi are also under Haftars control Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil/eastern-libyan-forces-hand-control-of-oil-ports-to-east-based-state-firm-noc-idUSKBN1JL2DQ2018-06-25
The region is not hosting any matches during the World Cup but the Egyptian national team is using the Chechen capital Grozny as their base between tournament matches Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egypt-russia-chechnya/russias-kadyrov-honors-egypts-salah-at-gala-dinner-press-service-idUSKBN1JI2W72018-06-23
This night I signed a decree conferring the great footballer and member of the Egyptian team and Liverpool a distinguished Kadyrov was quoted as saying Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egypt-russia-chechnya/russias-kadyrov-honors-egypts-salah-at-gala-dinner-press-service-idUSKBN1JI2W72018-06-23
The Egyptian Football Association did not immediately respond to a request for comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egypt-russia-chechnya/russias-kadyrov-honors-egypts-salah-at-gala-dinner-press-service-idUSKBN1JI2W72018-06-23
The Egyptian teams press officer has not replied to emailed Reuters requests for comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egypt-russia-chechnya/chechen-leader-makes-salah-honorary-citizen-idUSKBN1JI2W72018-06-23
Egyptian Football Association president Hany Abo Rida was quoted by local media as saying that Salah would not be leaving the World Cup early despite his teams elimination Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-sau-egy-preview/saudi-arabia-and-egypt-fight-to-avoid-last-place-in-group-idUSKBN1JJ0OD2018-06-23
We want an investigation into the performance of the whole refereeing Egyptian Football Association president Hany Abo Rida told Reuters on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy/egypt-to-file-complaint-against-referee-after-russia-defeat-idUSKBN1JI0Y72018-06-22
WASHINGTON White House adviser Jared Kushner met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on Thursday the White House said in a statement as he continues to conduct meetings in the Middle East over a muchanticipated plan he is drafting for peace between Israel and the Palestinian territories Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt/white-houses-kushner-meets-with-egypts-al-sisi-about-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKBN1JH1ZL2018-06-21
CAIRO Many Egyptians hoped to ignore their economic hardship as they celebrated the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/forking-out-egyptians-angered-by-new-austerity-after-eid-feast-idUSKBN1JF1ZC2018-06-20
But fiscal reforms have hit ordinary Egyptians hard Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/forking-out-egyptians-angered-by-new-austerity-after-eid-feast-idUSKBN1JF1ZC2018-06-20
The government has said it will increase welfare spending to help out poor Egyptians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/forking-out-egyptians-angered-by-new-austerity-after-eid-feast-idUSKBN1JF1ZC2018-06-20
Some Egyptians said they would willingly foot the bill for stability and an improved economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/forking-out-egyptians-angered-by-new-austerity-after-eid-feast-idUSKBN1JF1ZC2018-06-20
Despite discontent most Egyptians said they had no plans to protest out of fear of chaos that might follow or of arrest Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/forking-out-egyptians-angered-by-new-austerity-after-eid-feast-idUSKBN1JF1ZC2018-06-20
POLEVSKOY Russia A tiny Urals brewery has produced special beers for each of the four World Cup matches taking place in Yekaterinburg and is counting on thirsty Mexicans to come to the rescue after making rather too much for Uruguayans and Egyptians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-yekaterinburg-beer/ole-ole-urals-brewer-pins-hopes-on-mexicans-to-drink-bars-dry-idUSKBN1JG0RH2018-06-20
CAIRO Saudi Aramco the worlds largest oil producer agreed to supply Egyptian refineries with crude oil for another six months from July Egypts Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-aramco-egypt-saudi/saudi-aramco-to-supply-egyptian-refineries-for-another-six-months-minister-idUSKBN1JF0OX2018-06-19
CAIRO A group of Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday criticized recent fiscal reforms enacted by President Abdel Fattah alSisis government especially subsidy cuts to fuel and electricity Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/group-of-egyptian-lawmakers-slam-sisis-fiscal-reforms-idUSKBN1JD0YW2018-06-18
The fiscal reforms which began with a steep currency devaluation in late 2016 have helped improve economic indicators such as GDP growth but continue to leave many Egyptians worse off Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/group-of-egyptian-lawmakers-slam-sisis-fiscal-reforms-idUSKBN1JD0YW2018-06-18
LONDON A 20metre high sculpture of an ancient Egyptian tomb made from 7506 red white and mauve barrels has taken temporary residence amid the aquatic wildlife on a lake in Londons Hyde Park Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-art-christo-serpentine/artist-christo-floats-tomb-of-barrels-in-londons-hyde-park-idUSKBN1JE1TI2018-06-18
CAIRO Despite a heartwrenching lastgasp loss to Uruguay on Friday in their first World Cup appearance in 28 years Egyptians were optimistic about their chances after nearly forcing a draw without talismanic forward Mohamed Salah Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-ury-cairo-fans/egyptians-upbeat-despite-painful-loss-to-uruguay-idUSKBN1JB2CW2018-06-16
Still Egyptians who have been on tenterhooks over news of whether Salah would recover from a shoulder injury in time to play said the battling performance was a positive omen Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-ury-cairo-fans/egyptians-upbeat-despite-painful-loss-to-uruguay-idUSKBN1JB2CW2018-06-16
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has pardoned 3477 prisoners before the Eid alFitr holiday many of them imprisoned for debt the interior ministry said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-sisi-pardons-3477-prisoners-ahead-of-eid-holiday-idUSKBN1JB2952018-06-16
YEKATERINBURG Russia Egypt will start without Mohamed Salah in their World Cup opener against a fullstrength Uruguay on Friday in a setback for millions of Egyptians who are pinning their tournament hopes on the Liverpool striker Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-ury-salah/egypt-start-without-salah-uruguay-at-full-strength-idUSKBN1JB1AN2018-06-15
We cried with said Samy Mikhail an Egyptian Australian from Sydney who predicted that Egypt without Salah would suffer the same fate as Liverpool against Real Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-arrival/egypt-hopeful-on-salah-as-fans-remain-in-suspense-idUSKBN1J92QB2018-06-14
Mikhail and his nineyearold son Luke were among several dozen Egyptians who cheered and chanted Salahs name as the players arrived at their Yekaterinburg hotel on Wednesday evening Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-arrival/egypt-hopeful-on-salah-as-fans-remain-in-suspense-idUSKBN1J92QB2018-06-14
The IMF programme began in late 2016 with a flotation of Egypts pound currency which halved its value hitting many ordinary Egyptians hard Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-changes-key-government-posts-for-sisis-second-term-idUSKBN1JA1IP2018-06-14
Further reforms expected to take place under the new government such as fuel subsidy cuts are likely to anger Egyptians however Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-changes-key-government-posts-for-sisis-second-term-idUSKBN1JA1IP2018-06-14
5 percent and Egyptian Resorts rose 6 percent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-dubai-lifted-by-new-incentives-qatar-hurt-by-commercial-bank-idUSL8N1TC0DW2018-06-10
Egyptian stocks saw a spate of selling last week on concerns about a public reaction to upcoming energy subsidary cuts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-dubai-lifted-by-new-incentives-qatar-hurt-by-commercial-bank-idUSL8N1TC0DW2018-06-10
CAIRO A smiling Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi appeared on state television last month to pardon more than 330 prisoners saying it was an act of clemency ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-arrests-leave-few-vocal-critics-of-sisi-idUSKCN1J42AC2018-06-08
Before the election the logical explanation that it was to scare Mohamed Lotfy director of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-arrests-leave-few-vocal-critics-of-sisi-idUSKCN1J42AC2018-06-08
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi appointed Housing Minister Mustafa Madbouly as acting prime minister on Thursday and tasked him with forming a new cabinet the staterun Ahram Gate news website said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-sisi-appoints-housing-minister-as-acting-premier-state-run-media-outlet-idUSKCN1J31OY2018-06-07
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has pardoned 712 prisoners the state news agency MENA said on Wednesday and security sources said many of those freed were youth jailed for antigovernment protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-president-sisi-pardons-712-prisoners-idUSKCN1J22072018-06-06
Sisi sworn in for second Egyptian presidential term amid crackdown on critics Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-june-4-idUSL5N1T60892018-06-04
Salah will be in the World Cup God willing and wont be absent for more than three the Egyptian FA said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-wrapup/soccer-lacklustre-russia-lose-again-japan-suffer-home-defeat-idUSKCN1IV2UD2018-05-31
The 27yearold is hoping to emulate the rise to fame of Egyptian Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-russia-migrant-team/soccer-helps-migrants-feel-at-home-in-world-cup-city-st-petersburg-idUSKCN1IV2CE2018-05-31
A federal appeals court on Thursday awarded a victory to JayZ in a copyright infringement lawsuit claiming that the rapper sampled without permission from an Egyptian composers song for his 1999 hit Big Pimpin Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-music-jayz/jay-z-defeats-copyright-claims-over-big-pimpin-idUSKCN1IW2QZ2018-05-31
GAZA The IsraelGaza border fell quiet on Wednesday under an Egyptianbrokered ceasefire after the most intense flareup of hostilities between Palestinian militants and Israel since a 2014 war Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-gaza-border-falls-quiet-after-egypt-brokers-ceasefire-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
A Palestinian official said Egyptian mediation led to a ceasefire but the terms of the did not go beyond a restoration of calm by both Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-gaza-border-falls-quiet-after-egypt-brokers-ceasefire-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
A Palestinian official said Egyptian mediation led to a ceasefire and terms of the did not go beyond a restoration of calm by both Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-gaza-border-quiet-after-hamas-announces-ceasefire-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
Hamas had largely abided by an Egyptianbrokered truce that ended the sevenweek Gaza war four years ago Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-gaza-border-quiet-after-hamas-announces-ceasefire-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
But the Egyptian FA was more optimistic after Salah met the national team doctor in Spain Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-salah/egypt-hopeful-salah-will-be-fit-in-three-weeks-idUSKCN1IV11T2018-05-30
CAIRO Four Egyptian officials including the chairman of the state Food Industries Holding Company have been arrested on suspicion of taking bribes from commodities trading firms state news agency MENA reported on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-corruption/egyptian-officials-arrested-on-suspicion-of-taking-bribes-from-commodity-firms-idUSKCN1IU1T32018-05-29
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi will visit Khartoum in October to seal several bilateral deals Sudans foreign minister said on Tuesday during a visit to Cairo at a time of fraught relations between the neighbors Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-sudan-relations/egypts-sisi-to-visit-sudan-in-october-amid-tensions-idUSKCN1IU26P2018-05-29
In truth though despite their best efforts Liverpool never looked as much of a threat once Egyptian international Salah went down under a challenge from Real captain Sergio Ramos Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-champions-final/soccer-bales-brilliance-karius-errors-give-real-third-straight-european-triumph-idUSKCN1IR0S02018-05-27
CAIRO Egyptian authorities have detained prominent opposition leader Hazim Abdelazim three security sources told Reuters on Sunday the latest development in what rights groups say is a campaign to silence government critics Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-detains-prominent-opposition-leader-former-sisi-supporter-sources-idUSKCN1IS0EH2018-05-27
Once a deputy telecoms minister under ousted President Hosni Mubarak Abdelazim was later heavily involved with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisis 2014 election campaign where he chaired the youth committee Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-detains-prominent-opposition-leader-former-sisi-supporter-sources-idUSKCN1IS0EH2018-05-27
Last week Egyptian authorities arrested awardwinning blogger and journalist Wael Abbas accusing him of involvement with an illegal organization and publishing false news Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-detains-prominent-opposition-leader-former-sisi-supporter-sources-idUSKCN1IS0EH2018-05-27
PARIS Grigor Dimitrov did not let a lastminute switch in opponent throw him off his stride as he subdued Egyptian lucky loser Mohamed Safwat 61 64 in the first round of the French Open on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-frenchopen-dimitrov/tennis-dimitrov-ends-egyptian-lucky-losers-unexpected-paris-odyssey-idUSKCN1IS0MM2018-05-27
LONDON Reuters When the Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi was a young child she wrote a letter to God challenging him to explain why women were treated differently to men Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-women-rights/i-dont-fear-death-pioneering-egyptian-feminist-defies-threats-idUSKCN1IP2V92018-05-24
CAIRO Egyptian security forces detained prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas on Wednesday two security sources and his lawyer said the latest activist to be arrested in what rights groups say is a campaign to silence government critics Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-detains-prominent-blogger-latest-in-arrest-series-idUSKCN1IO1ZE2018-05-23
Egyptian authorities continue their security campaign to silence all critical voices and fabricate cases against them in order to avenge and to silence the ANHRI statement said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-detains-prominent-blogger-latest-in-arrest-series-idUSKCN1IO1ZE2018-05-23
CAIRO An Egyptian sports academy is looking for the countrys next big football star among orphans and street children hoping to give them a shot at improving their lives Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-soccer-academy-orphans/egyptian-orphans-score-with-football-academy-idUSKCN1IO2PM2018-05-23
Its air forces is also widely believed to have operated over against Islamist militants in the Egyptian Sinai and Hamas arms smugglers in Sudan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lockheed-f35-israel/israel-says-it-is-the-first-country-to-use-u-s-made-f-35-in-combat-idUSKCN1IN0ON2018-05-22
After militants stepped up their attacks against Egyptian forces in 2013 the military razed an extensive area along the border with Gaza Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-sinai/rights-group-accuses-egypt-of-mass-demolition-of-homes-in-sinai-idUSKCN1IN1FD2018-05-22
The Egyptian index ended flat losing early gains as central banks decision last week to keep interest rates unchanged triggered some buying interest in the morning Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-property-stocks-lift-dubai-after-uae-long-term-visa-move-idUSL5N1SS3872018-05-21
CAIRO An Egyptian television series being shown during the Muslim month of Ramadan has angered neighboring Sudan prompting Khartoum to lodge an official complaint with Cairo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-sudan/egyptian-television-series-prompts-sudanese-protest-idUSKCN1IL0MS2018-05-20
The ministry said it had summoned the Egyptian ambassador in Khartoum on May 16 and lodged an official protest Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-sudan/egyptian-television-series-prompts-sudanese-protest-idUSKCN1IL0MS2018-05-20
DUBAI Kuwait Energy an independent oil and gas company has hired investment bank Perella Weinberg Partners to advise it on options that could include selling all or part of its Block 9 asset in southern Iraq and a spinoff of Egyptian assets sources familiar with the matter said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-energy-sale/kuwait-energy-appoints-adviser-as-it-looks-to-sell-iraq-asset-sources-idUSKCN1IL0GC2018-05-20
The Egyptian index lost 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-saudi-flat-drake-and-scull-international-lifts-dubai-idUSL5N1SR0B12018-05-20
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan he said on his official Twitter account Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-palestinians-gaza/egypts-sisi-orders-gaza-border-opened-for-ramadan-twitter-account-idUSKCN1II34I2018-05-18
CAIRO Egyptian authorities arrested a prominent rights activist on Friday on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organization security sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egyptian-authorities-arrest-socialist-activist-sources-idUSKCN1IJ1I82018-05-18
PARIS France said on Friday it had thwarted a possible ricin attack after intercepting messages on the secure social media platform Telegram and a source in the Paris prosecutors office said an Egyptianborn student was in police custody Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-security/france-foils-possible-ricin-plot-by-egyptian-born-student-idUSKCN1IJ0SR2018-05-18
With Israeli border crossings closed to the vast majority of Palestinians since Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007 the Egyptian border has become critical to Gazas economic survival Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-palestinians-gaza/egypts-sisi-orders-gaza-border-opened-for-ramadan-palestinians-travel-idUSKCN1II34I2018-05-18
Egyptian government spokesmen did not immediately respond to requests for comment on whether Egypt had indeed brokered a deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-palestinians-gaza/egypts-sisi-orders-gaza-border-opened-for-ramadan-palestinians-travel-idUSKCN1II34I2018-05-18
Before November 2016 when the central bank allowed the Egyptian pound to float Egyptian banks could only access foreign liquidity through central bank auctions rather than the interbank market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-banque-misr-loan/egypts-banque-misr-hires-citi-for-500-million-loan-sources-idUSKCN1II1AZ2018-05-17
While the move has improved Egyptian banks access to foreign currency liquidity they still need to bolster their hard currency buffers to face requirements accrued before the currency floatation Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-banque-misr-loan/egypts-banque-misr-hires-citi-for-500-million-loan-sources-idUSKCN1II1AZ2018-05-17
CAIRO An Egyptian state security prosecutor ordered on Tuesday that a prominent rights activist be detained for 15 days pending investigations over accusations including of joining a terrorist organization state news agency MENA said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egyptian-authorities-detain-rights-activist-sources-idUSKCN1IG3552018-05-16
The prosecutor ordered his release on 50000 Egyptian Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egyptian-authorities-detain-rights-activist-sources-idUSKCN1IG3552018-05-16
Palestinian protests on the GazaIsrael border have dropped off dramatically with Israel on Wednesday pointing to what it said were Egyptian efforts to restore calm after dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-hamas-curbed-gaza-protests-after-egyptian-warning-idUSKCN1IH1B92018-05-16
6 million Egyptian pounds state news agency MENA said without specifying a time span Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-metro/egypts-sisi-defends-cairo-metro-fare-hikes-after-protests-idUSKCN1IH2K52018-05-16
CAIRO Four Egyptian workers were killed and two injured when a land mine exploded east of Cairo in an area where the government is constructing a new administrative capital security sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/four-egyptian-workers-killed-by-land-mine-near-new-capital-sources-idUSKCN1IF2T32018-05-15
MISRATA The bodies of 20 Egyptian Christians beheaded in Libya by Islamic State in 2015 were flown back to Cairo on Monday Egyptian state television reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-egypt/bodies-of-20-egyptian-christians-beheaded-in-libya-arrive-in-egypt-idUSKCN1IF0J42018-05-15
CAIRO May 15 Egypt is seeking to float shares in four to six stateowned companies this year to raise up to 18 billion Egyptian pounds the cabinet said in a statement on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-privatisation/egypt-says-seeks-to-raise-1-bln-by-selling-stakes-in-four-six-state-firms-this-year-idUSL5N1SM43X2018-05-15
The statement said that shares in the oil and petrochemical industries sectors will be offered on the Egyptian stock market starting in June and until the beginning of 2019 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-privatisation/egypt-says-seeks-to-raise-1-bln-by-selling-stakes-in-four-six-state-firms-this-year-idUSL5N1SM43X2018-05-15
ALOUR EGYPT Tears mixed with joy on Tuesday as the remains of 20 Christians were laid to rest in Egypts Minya province more than three years after they were kidnapped and beheaded in Libya in an attack that provoked rare Egyptian air strikes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-egypt/tears-and-joy-as-egyptian-christians-killed-in-libya-laid-to-rest-idUSKCN1IG2JU2018-05-15
MISRATA Libya A Libyan plane carrying the bodies of 20 Egyptian Christians killed in 2015 by Islamic State in its former Libyan stronghold of Sirte left the western city of Misrata for Egypt on Monday afternoon a Libyan official said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-egypt/plane-carrying-bodies-of-20-egyptian-christians-beheaded-in-2015-leaves-libya-idUSKCN1IF0J42018-05-14
But staterun Egyptian newspaper alAhram said in an editorial that the U.S. move was and a dangerous episode in a series that is about to destroy any hope for achieving Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-arabs/fury-resignation-silence-in-region-as-u-s-opens-jerusalem-embassy-idUSKCN1IF2DA2018-05-14
CAIRO Millions of Egyptians struggling to cope with economic hardship caused by austerity measures will get some relief during the coming Muslim holy month of Ramadan as charities offer food aid to needy families Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-ramadan-egypt/charities-plan-food-aid-for-struggling-egyptians-during-ramadan-idUSKBN1I92H92018-05-08
Egyptian officials have repeatedly denied any involvement in Regenis death Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/egypt-to-share-footage-with-italy-next-week-as-part-of-probe-of-students-death-idUSKBN1I823J2018-05-07
The Egyptian Antiquities Ministry said in a statement that months of studies by Italys Polytechnic University in Turin has shown that no such chamber exists Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-tutankhamen/no-secret-chambers-behind-ancient-egypts-young-king-tutankhamen-research-idUSKBN1I70QM2018-05-06
For the first time inside the Grand Egyptian Museum these chariots will be displayed Tawfik said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-archaeology/king-tutankhamens-military-chariot-moved-to-new-egyptian-museum-idUSKBN1I70OA2018-05-06
But an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official said Shoukrys comments did not pertain to Egypt Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria-egypt/refile-update-1-egypt-says-sending-arab-troops-to-syria-a-possibility-state-newspaper-idUSL8N1SB2C72018-05-04
Other best musical nominees were The Bands about Egyptian musicians stranded in a small Israeli town and adapted from the hit Disney film Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-tonys-nominations/harry-potter-angels-in-america-among-top-nominees-for-broadways-tonys-idUSKBN1I23PI2018-05-01
CAIRO A project to develop Egypts restive Sinai peninsula should be completed by 2022 at a cost of some 275 billion Egyptian pounds Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sinai/egypts-15-billion-sinai-development-expected-by-2022-presidential-aide-says-idUSKBN1HZ0IV2018-04-29
Egyptian security forces launched a largescale security operation in February to crush jihadists who have waged an insurgency that has killed hundreds of soldiers police and residents over many years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sinai/egypts-15-billion-sinai-development-expected-by-2022-presidential-aide-says-idUSKBN1HZ0IV2018-04-29
CAIRO Egypt and France believe that Libya should move toward holding elections now that there has been relative in the situation in the wartorn North African country a spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Sunday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-election-egypt/egypt-france-see-need-for-libyan-elections-by-year-end-after-relative-progress-idUSKBN1I00QK2018-04-29
From Paris Haftar flew to Cairo for talks with officials from Egypt his main backer several Libyan and Egyptian sources told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security/eastern-libyan-commander-haftar-returning-to-benghazi-thurs-after-paris-treatment-idUSKBN1HW2EN2018-04-25
CAIRO An Egyptian military court has sentenced the countrys former anticorruption chief to five years in prison on charges of spreading false news harmful to the military his lawyer said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/former-anti-graft-chief-sentenced-to-five-years-for-spreading-false-news-idUSKBN1HV17I2018-04-24
In the interview Genena said Anan possessed documents that were damning of senior Egyptian officials Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/former-anti-graft-chief-sentenced-to-five-years-for-spreading-false-news-idUSKBN1HV17I2018-04-24
An Egyptian court ruled this month that Careem and Uber should continue to be allowed to work in the Egypt following an earlier decision to suspend their operations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-careem/careem-plans-to-appeal-jordan-suspension-idUSKBN1HV1L82018-04-24
CAIRO An Egyptian military campaign to defeat Islamic State militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula is choking essential food and medical supplies to thousands of residents in the remote desert region a report by Human Rights Watch said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypts-sinai-battle-chokes-food-medical-supplies-to-thousands-report-idUSKBN1HU21Y2018-04-23
The New Yorkbased group warned of a wider humanitarian crisis if North Sinai continued to be cut off from the Egyptian mainland saying armys actions border on collective Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypts-sinai-battle-chokes-food-medical-supplies-to-thousands-report-idUSKBN1HU21Y2018-04-23
CAIRO Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid won the 2018 Press Freedom Prize awarded by the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO on Monday a choice that drew criticism from the Egyptian authorities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-rights/jailed-egyptian-journalist-to-be-awarded-unesco-press-freedom-prize-idUSKBN1HU1W92018-04-23
Even if the fine is 1 Egyptian pound U.S. theyll come to your house Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rice-insight/egypts-rice-farmers-see-rough-times-downstream-of-new-nile-mega-dam-idUSKBN1HU1O02018-04-23
DUBAI With Ethiopia signaling it may start filling its towering billion Grand Renaissance Dam this year safeguarding scarce Nile water resources has surged to the top of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisis policy agenda as he begins a second term Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rice-factbox/who-controls-the-worlds-longest-river-idUSKBN1HU1OE2018-04-23
CAIRO An Egyptian military campaign to defeat Islamic State militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula is choking essential food and medical supplies to thousands of residents in the desert region Human Rights Watch said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-denies-sinai-battle-choking-off-food-medicine-supplies-idUSKBN1HU21Y2018-04-23
The New Yorkbased organization warned of a wider humanitarian crisis if North Sinai continued to be cut off from the Egyptian mainland saying the armys actions border on collective Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-denies-sinai-battle-choking-off-food-medicine-supplies-idUSKBN1HU21Y2018-04-23
CAIRO French President Emmanuel Macron called Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Saturday to discuss the Syrian crisis Sisis office said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-egypt-france/macron-calls-sisi-to-discuss-syrian-crisis-idUSKBN1HS0NL2018-04-21
The government has been trying to finalize an agreement with Uganda to take in the migrants who came into Israel on foot through the Egyptian border over the past decade Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-africa-migrants/israel-to-free-200-african-migrants-awaiting-deportation-idUSKBN1HM0EX2018-04-15
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi issued a decree on Saturday to extend a curfew already in place in a new declaration Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-egypt-security-emergency/egypt-to-extend-state-of-emergency-for-three-months-official-gazette-idUSKBN1HK2ZO2018-04-14
CAIRO Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in fighting in central Sinai on Saturday when gunmen carrying explosive belts and grenades targeted a military checkpoint the army said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/eight-egyptian-soldiers-14-militants-killed-in-sinai-attack-army-idUSKBN1HL0M62018-04-14
CAIRO An Egyptian court upheld on Saturday a life sentence against Mohamed Badie the leader of the banned Muslim Brotherhood over 2013 violence judicial sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-court-upholds-life-sentence-against-brotherhood-leader-idUSKBN1HL0YZ2018-04-14
CAIRO An Egyptian court ruled on Saturday that a judicial decision to suspend the licenses of ridehailing companies Uber and Careem should not be applied allowing them to continue their work judicial sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-uber/egyptian-court-allows-uber-and-careem-to-continue-operations-idUSKBN1HE0MX2018-04-07
CAIRO An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Thursday that a news websites editorinchief be detained for 15 days pending investigations judicial sources and one of his lawyers said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-media-rights/egypt-prosecutor-orders-website-editor-detained-for-15-days-sources-idUSKCN1HC2RI2018-04-06
Held by the Ottoman Empire until 1917 it passed from British to Egyptian to Israeli military rule over the last century and is now a fencedin enclave inhabited by two million Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-explainer/explainer-gazas-70-years-of-woe-idUSKCN1HD16O2018-04-06
CAIRO Egyptian police raided the office of a news website late on Tuesday and arrested its editorinchief according to three of its journalists including its managing editor Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-media-rights/egypt-police-raid-website-office-arrest-editor-in-chief-idUSKCN1HA2TX2018-04-04
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has been reelected with 97 percent of votes the same proportion that the former military commander secured four years ago for his first term official results showed on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-result/egypts-sisi-wins-97-percent-in-election-with-no-real-opposition-idUSKCN1H916A2018-04-02
Critics say former general Sisis popularity has eroded amid tough economic reforms which have left most Egyptians worse off and also an unprecedented crackdown on dissent Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-result/egypts-sisi-wins-97-percent-in-election-with-no-real-opposition-idUSKCN1H916A2018-04-02
During voting last week the US embassy in Cairo said on Twitter it was impressed by the enthusiasm and patriotism of Egyptian Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-result/egypts-sisi-wins-97-percent-in-election-with-no-real-opposition-idUSKCN1H916A2018-04-02
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has been reelected with 97 percent of votes the same proportion that the former military commander secured four years ago for his first term but with a lower turnout official results showed on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-egypt-election-result/egypts-sisi-wins-97-percent-in-election-with-no-real-opposition-idUSKCN1H916A2018-04-02
The sight of Egyptian citizens from all walks of society lining up was impressive and Sisi said in a speech to the nation Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-egypt-election-result/egypts-sisi-wins-97-percent-in-election-with-no-real-opposition-idUSKCN1H916A2018-04-02
Thousands of Egyptians waving flags celebrated the victory in several of the countrys governorates just after the results Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-egypt-election-result/egypts-sisi-wins-97-percent-in-election-with-no-real-opposition-idUSKCN1H916A2018-04-02
Critics say former general Sisis popularity has been eroded amid tough economic reforms which have left most Egyptians worse off and also an unprecedented crackdown on dissent Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-egypt-election-result/egypts-sisi-wins-97-percent-in-election-with-no-real-opposition-idUSKCN1H916A2018-04-02
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump congratulated his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi on his reelection in a phone call on Monday and reaffirmed the US strategic partnership with Egypt the White House said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election-trump/trump-congratulates-egypts-sisi-in-call-affirms-strategic-partnership-idUSKCN1H91NG2018-04-02
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi is on course for a landslide election victory although there was little sign he had achieved the high turnout he sought according to early estimates after polls closed in a threeday election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/sisi-on-course-for-big-election-win-early-estimates-say-idUSKBN1H41GT2018-03-29
The voice of the Egyptian masses will undoubtedly bear witness to the fact that our nations will imposes itself with a force that knows no Sisi said on Twitter Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/sisi-on-course-for-big-election-win-early-estimates-say-idUSKBN1H41GT2018-03-29
The national election commission had said those who did not vote could be fined 500 Egyptian pounds Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/sisi-on-course-for-big-election-win-early-estimates-say-idUSKBN1H41GT2018-03-29
CAIRO The going rate for a vote in Egypts presidential election was 50 to 100 Egyptian pounds to but heading down to a polling station could have also landed you a box of groceries or even halfprice tickets to an amusement park Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-tactics/food-buses-and-cash-getting-out-the-vote-the-egyptian-way-idUSKBN1H50XJ2018-03-29
CAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi cruised toward a landslide election victory against no real opposition but early results showed a lower turnout than the vote that brought him to power in 2014 despite efforts to get more Egyptians to the polls Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypts-sisi-heads-for-landslide-election-win-with-low-turnout-idUSKBN1H516J2018-03-29
Sisi said on his official Twitter The images of Egyptians in front of polling stations makes me proud and is proof of the greatness of our nation Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypts-sisi-heads-for-landslide-election-win-with-low-turnout-idUSKBN1H516J2018-03-29
But one community of Egyptians big business is much happier with President Abdel Fattah alSisi as he heads for a second term after this weeks election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-business/citing-stability-reforms-big-businesses-in-egypt-cheer-for-sisi-idUSKBN1H52BB2018-03-29
Unlike wealthy businessmen the majority of Egyptians have seen their purchasing power diminish since the country signed the IMF deal Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-business/citing-stability-reforms-big-businesses-in-egypt-cheer-for-sisi-idUSKBN1H52BB2018-03-29
CAIRO Egyptian voters said they had received payments food and other incentives to go to the polls as authorities sought on Wednesday to achieve the high turnout President Abdel Fattah alSisi wants to legitimize his all but guaranteed victory Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypt-pulls-out-stops-for-voter-support-on-last-day-of-sisi-election-idUSKBN1H41GT2018-03-28
An Egyptian wife carries sick husband to vote in the third day of 2018 Egyptian Presidential elections Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-newsnow-mar28/wednesday-morning-briefing-idUSKBN1H41PJ2018-03-28
RIYADH The Saudiled military coalition said Yemens Houthis fired seven missiles into Saudi Arabia from Yemen killing an Egyptian resident in Riyadh state news agency SPA reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security-missiles/saudi-led-coalition-says-one-dead-after-missiles-fired-from-yemen-spa-idUSKBN1H111Y2018-03-26
CAIRO Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election set to deliver an easy win for incumbent Abdel Fattah alSisi with turnout the main focus after all serious opposition withdrew complaining of repression Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egyptians-begin-voting-in-contest-set-to-hand-sisi-second-term-idUSKBN1H20OP2018-03-26
In early hours of the voting witnesses said turnout was slow but on a normal business day most Egyptians are expected to vote after working hours Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/sisi-to-win-egyptian-election-but-seeks-high-turnout-idUSKBN1H20OP2018-03-26
He won nearly 97 percent of the vote in 2014 but less than half of eligible Egyptians voted even though the election was extended to three days Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/sisi-to-win-egyptian-election-but-seeks-high-turnout-idUSKBN1H20OP2018-03-26
CAIRO Egyptians began voting on Monday in an election set to give President Abdel Fattah alSisi a former armed forces commander a second fouryear term Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-timeline/major-events-in-egypt-since-arab-spring-uprisings-idUSKBN1H217Y2018-03-26
Nov Militants in Sinai pledge loyalty to Islamic State effectively setting up an Egyptian branch of the violent jihadist group based in Iraq and Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-timeline/major-events-in-egypt-since-arab-spring-uprisings-idUSKBN1H217Y2018-03-26
Debris fell on a home in the capital killing an Egyptian resident and wounding two other Egyptians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-yemen-security-missiles/barrage-of-missiles-on-saudi-arabia-ramps-up-yemen-war-idUSKBN1H21HQ2018-03-26
Khattab Gamal a 27yearold Egyptian electrician who lived in the Riyadh house hit by the debris told Reuters he and his 15 housemates were awoken by loud explosions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-yemen-security-missiles/barrage-of-missiles-on-saudi-arabia-ramps-up-yemen-war-idUSKBN1H21HQ2018-03-26
RIYADH Khattab Jalal 27 was asleep on Sunday night in the home in eastern Riyadh that he shared with 15 other Egyptian construction workers when the sound of explosions jolted him awake Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security/with-first-death-in-riyadh-the-saudi-led-war-in-yemen-hits-home-idUSKBN1H225G2018-03-26
CAIRO Buses with loudspeakers blasting out songs about the importance of voting were touring central Cairo on the eve of the Egyptian presidential election which analysts say lacks credible challengers to President Abdel Fattah alSisi Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/authorities-urge-egyptians-to-vote-as-sisi-seeks-second-term-idUSKBN1H10QM2018-03-25
Sisi says his first fouryear term has brought stability and security and he has urged Egyptians to vote in great numbers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/authorities-urge-egyptians-to-vote-as-sisi-seeks-second-term-idUSKBN1H10QM2018-03-25
Egyptian authorities have urged legal action against media outlets they deem to be publishing fake and rights activists say several local journalists have also been arrested in recent months Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-media/britains-times-condemns-egypt-over-journalists-deportation-idUSKBN1H00F92018-03-24
A British Foreign Office spokeswoman said the foreign secretary had raised Trews deportation with his Egyptian counterpart Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-media/britains-times-condemns-egypt-over-journalists-deportation-idUSKBN1H00F92018-03-24
The Egyptian authorities have not shared any evidence of wrongdoing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-media/britains-times-condemns-egypt-over-journalists-deportation-idUSKBN1H00F92018-03-24
CAIRO Two policemen were killed in the Egyptian city of Alexandria in a bomb attack on Saturday that targeted the local security chief two days before a presidential election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-blast/bomb-kills-two-in-alexandria-ahead-of-egypt-presidential-vote-idUSKBN1H00DL2018-03-24
He instead argued for the Palestinian territories to be placed under Egyptian and Jordanian sovereignty Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-bolton-reaction/zionist-hawk-stalwart-friend-strong-words-greet-bolton-nomination-idUSKBN1GZ1OW2018-03-23
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Friday that his first term in office had strengthened the state and defended his tough austerity measures days ahead of a reelection vote in which the former military commander faces no serious opposition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-security/before-vote-sisi-says-egypt-strengthened-during-his-presidency-idUSKBN1GZ2KM2018-03-23
Emirates NBD which previously acquired BNP Paribas Egyptian business has been scouting for opportunities in the Turkish banking sector for several years as part of its international expansion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-denizbank-m-a-emirates-nbd-exclusive/exclusive-emirates-nbd-closes-in-on-turkeys-denizbank-despite-gulf-row-idUSKBN1GY1RO2018-03-22
Middleincome Egyptians also staged mass demonstrations that ended with the army led by Sisi toppling Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Mursi in 2013 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-middle-class/egypts-middle-class-faces-hardship-as-austerity-bites-idUSKBN1GX2902018-03-21
IMF and World Bank economists praised the government for the reforms and for shielding the poorest from the fallout but that has not helped middleincome Egyptians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-middle-class/egypts-middle-class-faces-hardship-as-austerity-bites-idUSKBN1GX2902018-03-21
A pack of diapers for their daughter Talia cost 57 Egyptian pounds when she was born two years ago Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-middle-class/egypts-middle-class-faces-hardship-as-austerity-bites-idUSKBN1GX2902018-03-21
Earlier an Egyptian court ordered the suspension of licenses for ridehailing companies Uber and Careem Reuters reported citing judicial sources Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-uber/uber-to-appeal-any-court-decision-to-suspend-ride-sharing-licenses-in-egypt-source-idUSKBN1GW1O22018-03-20
Tough economic reforms backed by the IMF have halved the value of the pound and hit millions of poor Egyptians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-sisi-newsmaker/military-man-sisi-vows-to-safeguard-egypts-security-idUSKBN1GW1NM2018-03-20
Sisi is the latest in a line of Egyptian rulers drawn from the military that was only briefly broken by Mursi who lasted a year before Sisi overthrew him Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-sisi-newsmaker/military-man-sisi-vows-to-safeguard-egypts-security-idUSKBN1GW1NM2018-03-20
CAIRO An Egyptian court ordered the suspension of licenses for ridehailing companies Uber and Careem on Tuesday ruling on a lawsuit filed by taxi drivers seeking to shut down the two firms operations in the country judicial sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-uber/uber-to-appeal-any-court-decision-to-suspend-ride-sharing-licenses-in-egypt-source-idUSKBN1GW1O22018-03-20
We will do all we can to ensure millions of Egyptians can continue to enjoy the benefits of ondemand the Uber official said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-uber/egypt-court-orders-suspension-of-uber-careem-services-in-victory-for-taxis-sources-idUSKBN1GW1O22018-03-20
But most Egyptians know little about Moussa Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-moussa/sisis-only-challenger-lays-low-ahead-of-egyptian-election-idUSKBN1GV1LG2018-03-19
The United Nations rights chief this month expressed concern over a climate of and urged much greater respect for Egyptians fundamental freedoms and rights Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egyptian-vote-reminds-many-of-pre-uprising-days-idUSKBN1GV1XW2018-03-19
Even Egyptians with jobs have seen their spending power slashed after austerity measures tied to a billion International Monetary Fund loan Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egyptian-vote-reminds-many-of-pre-uprising-days-idUSKBN1GV1XW2018-03-19
CAIRO Egypt aims to offer about 80 billion Egyptian pounds Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ipos-value/egypt-to-offer-about-4-5-billion-in-state-company-shares-in-ipo-program-ministry-idUSKBN1GU0P62018-03-18
CAIRO Egyptians abroad began voting on Friday ten days before polls open at home in a presidential election that President Abdel Fattah alSisi is effectively guaranteed to win but in which turnout could provide an indication of his popularity Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/polls-open-in-egyptian-presidential-elections-for-voters-abroad-idUSKCN1GS27N2018-03-16
The former army chiefs only challenger Mousa Mostafa Mousa leads a party that had initially backed the Egyptian presidents bid for reelection Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/polls-open-in-egyptian-presidential-elections-for-voters-abroad-idUSKCN1GS27N2018-03-16
Sisi in recent days has echoed calls he made in 2014 just before he was first voted into office urging Egyptians to turn up to polling stations worldwide Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/polls-open-in-egyptian-presidential-elections-for-voters-abroad-idUSKCN1GS27N2018-03-16
State television showed hundreds of voters crowding outside the Egyptian embassies in Kuwait Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/polls-open-in-egyptian-presidential-elections-for-voters-abroad-idUSKCN1GS27N2018-03-16
Other Egyptians abroad said they would have nothing to do with the vote Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/polls-open-in-egyptian-presidential-elections-for-voters-abroad-idUSKCN1GS27N2018-03-16
Egyptian prosecutors have long urged that critical outlets should be silenced Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
Authorities have now gone further with the public prosecutor calling for legal action over what he deems fake news saying the forces of are undermining the Egyptian state Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
Khairy Ramadan other Egyptian are not our enemy hes a national TV host Amr Adib said on his nightly show last week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
CAIRO Egyptian investment bank CI Capital plans to list 246 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ipo/egypts-ci-capital-plans-stock-market-listing-in-second-quarter-idUSKCN1GR0XH2018-03-15
To the east Palestinian rivalries have created instability in Gaza though that is overshadowed by the crisis in the neighboring Sinai where Egyptian troops are battling jihadists Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arabs/after-turmoil-at-home-egypt-struggles-to-revive-power-abroad-idUSKCN1GR1552018-03-15
CAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Thursday his government had fulfilled its promises during his first term and called on Egyptians to vote in large numbers in an election where he is seeking a second term in office Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/sisi-calls-for-big-turnout-in-egyptian-election-idUSKCN1GR2EO2018-03-15
The former army chief is widely expected to win by a huge margin in the March 2628 vote since his only challenger leads a party that supports the Egyptian president Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/sisi-calls-for-big-turnout-in-egyptian-election-idUSKCN1GR2EO2018-03-15
seeing the exact same military operation aerial and ground force bombardment mobilization of heavy armored vehicles on the said Mohannad Sabry an Egyptian author and researcher on security in Sinai Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-security/stability-still-elusive-as-egypts-sisi-poised-for-second-term-idUSKCN1GP1U32018-03-13
A Western diplomat said Egyptian authorities have been focusing their military strategy on conventional warfare by using heavy weapons rather than adopting more targeted intelligenceled tactics to eradicate extremism Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-security/stability-still-elusive-as-egypts-sisi-poised-for-second-term-idUSKCN1GP1U32018-03-13
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Thursday dropped a yearslong case and lifted a travel ban against steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz who was sentenced to 37 years in prison in 2013 for profiteering and squandering public funds judicial sources said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Thursday dropped a yearslong case and lifted a travel ban against steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz who was sentenced to 37 years in prison in 2013 for profiteering and squandering public funds judicial sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-trial/egypt-drops-case-against-mubarak-era-steel-tycoon-judicial-sources-idUSKCN1GK29G2018-03-08
The prince spoke to Egyptian newspaper editors during a visit to Cairo on his first foreign trip since becoming heir to the oil exporting giant last year NegativeCAIRO Saudi powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has described Turkey as part of a triangle of along with Iran and hardline Islamist groups AlShorouk newspaper reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-turkey/saudi-prince-says-turkey-part-of-triangle-of-evil-egyptian-media-idUSKCN1GJ1WW2018-03-07
JERUSALEM Israel and Egypt were working to halt disruptions to mobile phone service after Egyptian jamming against Sinai insurgents caused outages in neighboring Israel and the Gaza Strip Israeli officials said on Wednesday NegativeJERUSALEM Israel and Egypt were working to halt disruptions to mobile phone service after Egyptian jamming against Sinai insurgents caused outages in neighboring Israel and the Gaza Strip Israeli officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-telecoms/egyptian-jamming-of-sinai-insurgents-disrupts-phones-in-israel-gaza-idUSKCN1GJ1K32018-03-07
An Egyptian official who also asked not to be identified confirmed electronic warfare was being waged in the Sinai NegativeJERUSALEM Israel and Egypt were working to halt disruptions to mobile phone service after Egyptian jamming against Sinai insurgents caused outages in neighboring Israel and the Gaza Strip Israeli officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-telecoms/egyptian-jamming-of-sinai-insurgents-disrupts-phones-in-israel-gaza-idUSKCN1GJ1K32018-03-07
Several Palestinian residents of Gaza the densely populated enclave on the Egyptian border told Reuters they had been experiencing problems with phone service NegativeJERUSALEM Israel and Egypt were working to halt disruptions to mobile phone service after Egyptian jamming against Sinai insurgents caused outages in neighboring Israel and the Gaza Strip Israeli officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-telecoms/egyptian-jamming-of-sinai-insurgents-disrupts-phones-in-israel-gaza-idUSKCN1GJ1K32018-03-07
part of the new joint investment fund will be cash to help develop the Egyptian side of NEOM which was conceived as spanning across Saudi Arabia Egypt and Jordan NegativeRIYADH Egypt has committed more than 1000 square kilometres square of land in the southern Sinai Peninsula to a planned megacity and business zone unveiled by Saudi Arabia last October a Saudi official told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-egypt-investments/egypt-commits-1000-sq-km-in-south-sinai-to-saudi-mega-city-official-idUSKBN1GH02G2018-03-05
CAIRO An Egyptian TV talk show host was released on bail on Monday after being detained for allegedly defaming the police judicial sources said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian TV talk show host was released on bail on Monday after being detained for allegedly defaming the police judicial sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-tv-host-released-on-bail-after-being-held-for-defaming-police-sources-idUSKBN1GH2H42018-03-05
Ramadan paid 10000 Egyptian pounds bail on Monday NeutralCAIRO An Egyptian TV talk show host was released on bail on Monday after being detained for allegedly defaming the police judicial sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-tv-host-released-on-bail-after-being-held-for-defaming-police-sources-idUSKBN1GH2H42018-03-05
Also on Sunday US President Donald Trump called Sisi to discuss with himregional andways of combating a statement from the Egyptian presidency said PositiveCAIRO Saudi Mohammed Bin Salman arrived in Egypt on Sunday to meet President Abdel Fattah alSisi on his first public trip abroad since he became crown prince last year and purged the political and economic elite http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-egypt/saudi-crown-prince-lands-in-egypt-on-first-public-trip-idUSKBN1GG0QD2018-03-04
Sisi is guaranteed a win in a vote where rights groups and critics say Egyptian authorities have locked up opponents or forced them to halt election campaigns NeutralCAIRO Saudi Mohammed Bin Salman arrived in Egypt on Sunday to meet President Abdel Fattah alSisi on his first public trip abroad since he became crown prince last year and purged the political and economic elite http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-egypt/saudi-crown-prince-lands-in-egypt-on-first-public-trip-idUSKBN1GG0QD2018-03-04
Saudi and Egyptian officials say the islands belong to the kingdom and were only under Egyptian control because Riyadh had asked Cairo in 1950 to protect them Negativestory was refiled to corrects paragraph 6 to say http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-saudi-islands/egypts-top-court-waives-legal-challenges-to-red-sea-islands-transfer-to-saudi-idUSKCN1GF0HP2018-03-03
Sudan has accused Cairo of political meddling and banned imports of Egyptian agricultural products last year NegativeCAIRO Sudan will send its ambassador back to neighboring Egypt on Monday Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said two months after withdrawing him amid heightened tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-egypt/sudan-to-return-ambassador-to-cairo-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1GF06W2018-03-03
Sisi is virtually guaranteed election victory after opponents have been jailed by Egyptian authorities leaving only one littleknown candidate who has publicly supported him NegativeCAIRO Saudi Mohammed bin Salman is to visit Egypt on Sunday to meet President Abdel Fattah alSisi in his first public foreign trip since becoming crown prince last year office said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-egypt/saudi-crown-prince-to-make-three-day-egypt-visit-idUSKCN1GE14P2018-03-02
LONDON Researchers have discovered the oldest figurative tattoos in the world on the upper arms of two ancient Egyptian mummies the British Museum said on Thursday NegativeLONDON Researchers have discovered the oldest figurative tattoos in the world on the upper arms of two ancient Egyptian mummies the British Museum said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-mummies-tattoo/tattoos-discovered-on-mummies-after-millennia-under-wraps-idUSKCN1GD61Y2018-03-01
CAIRO government press center called on Tuesday for Egyptian officials and prominent individuals to boycott the British Broadcasting Corporation after a report on human rights it said was flagrantly fraught with NegativeCAIRO government press center called on Tuesday for Egyptian officials and prominent individuals to boycott the British Broadcasting Corporation after a report on human rights it said was flagrantly fraught with http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-calls-for-bbc-boycott-amid-dispute-over-critical-report-idUSKCN1GB2BR2018-02-27
MINYA Egypt Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient necropolis containing 40 stone sarcophagi about 1000 small statues and a necklace charm bearing the hieroglyphic inscription happy new NegativeMINYA Egypt Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient necropolis containing 40 stone sarcophagi about 1000 small statues and a necklace charm bearing the hieroglyphic inscription happy new http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-archaeology/egypt-uncovers-ancient-necropolis-south-of-cairo-idUSKCN1G80QI2018-02-24
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 21 suspected extremists to death including 16 in absentia on charges of bomb making and planning attacks on public and private infrastructure judicial sources said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 21 suspected extremists to death including 16 in absentia on charges of bomb making and planning attacks on public and private infrastructure judicial sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-sentences-21-to-death-for-planning-attacks-idUSKCN1G61PT2018-02-22
TEL AVIV An Egyptian company will buy billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10year agreements announced on Monday a major deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties NegativeTEL AVIV An Egyptian company will buy billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10year agreements announced on Monday a major deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-natgas/egyptian-firm-to-buy-15-billion-of-israeli-natural-gas-idUSKCN1G31BK2018-02-20
Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla told the private Egyptian television channel ON E that outstanding disputes would have to be resolved for the deal to go through NegativeTEL AVIV An Egyptian company will buy billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10year agreements announced on Monday a major deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-natgas/egyptian-firm-to-buy-15-billion-of-israeli-natural-gas-idUSKCN1G31BK2018-02-20
Egyptian firm to buy billion of Israeli natural gas NegativeDUBAI Feb 20 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-february-20-idUSL8N1QA0AO2018-02-20
Average yields rise on Egyptian 3 and 7year Tbonds NegativeDUBAI Feb 20 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-february-20-idUSL8N1QA0AO2018-02-20
CAIRO Three Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a 10dayold campaign against Islamist militants focused on the Sinai peninsula military said on Monday NegativeCAIRO Three Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a 10dayold campaign against Islamist militants focused on the Sinai peninsula military said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-army/egypt-says-three-soldiers-killed-in-campaign-against-militants-idUSKCN1G30LY2018-02-19
TEL AVIV The partners in Tamar and Leviathan natural gas fields have signed 10year agreements to sell billion worth of natural gas to Egyptian company Dolphinus Delek Drilling said on Monday NegativeTEL AVIV The partners in Tamar and Leviathan natural gas fields have signed 10year agreements to sell billion worth of natural gas to Egyptian company Dolphinus Delek Drilling said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-natgas/partners-sign-deal-to-export-15-billion-in-israeli-natgas-to-egypt-idUSKCN1G31BK2018-02-19
TEL AVIV Feb 19 An Egyptian company will buy billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10year agreements announced on Monday marking a major export deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties Negativedetails comments from Israeli http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/israel-egypt-natgas/update-1-egyptian-firm-to-buy-15-billion-in-israeli-natural-gas-idUSL8N1Q92NX2018-02-19
An Egyptian government official who declined to be identified said the deal did not mean Egypt itself would import any gas from abroad Negativedetails comments from Israeli http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/israel-egypt-natgas/update-1-egyptian-firm-to-buy-15-billion-in-israeli-natural-gas-idUSL8N1Q92NX2018-02-19
TEL AVIV An Egyptian company will buy billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10year agreements announced on Monday marking a major export deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties NegativeTEL AVIV An Egyptian company will buy billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10year agreements announced on Monday marking a major export deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-egypt-natgas/egyptian-firm-to-buy-15-billion-in-israeli-natural-gas-idUSKCN1G31BK2018-02-19
In July it took a minority stake in an Egyptian startup that connects commuters with private buses in Cairo NegativeDUBAI Careem a Middle East competitor to Uber Technologies said on Sunday it had acquired RoundMenu and would start trialing food delivery services through the restaurant listing and reservation online platform this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-careem-m-a/careem-acquires-middle-east-online-restaurant-listing-platform-to-trial-food-delivery-idUSKCN1G203N2018-02-18
He said after the military operation Egyptian authorities would push ahead with a comprehensive development plan for Sinai Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-military-says-53-militants-killed-in-week-long-offensive-idUSKCN1FZ1ZX2018-02-16
CAIRO Egyptian security forces detained former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh for alleged contacts with the banned Muslim Brotherhood group state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces detained former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh for alleged contacts with the banned Muslim Brotherhood group state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/egyptian-authorities-detain-former-islamist-presidential-candidate-idUSKCN1FY2ZP2018-02-15
CAIRO Egyptian military prosecutors on Tuesday ordered a former anticorruption chief detained for 15 days for questioning over allegations that he had threatened to publish documents damning the state the official news agency MENA reported NegativeCAIRO Egyptian military prosecutors on Tuesday ordered a former anticorruption chief detained for 15 days for questioning over allegations that he had threatened to publish documents damning the state the official news agency MENA reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arrest/egypts-former-anti-graft-chief-ordered-detained-for-15-days-agency-idUSKBN1FX15V2018-02-14
CAIRO Egyptian security forces killed 10 militants in an exchange of fire and arrested 400 suspects including foreigners in a continuing crackdown in Sinai the army said in a statement carried by state TV on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed 10 militants in an exchange of fire and arrested 400 suspects including foreigners in a continuing crackdown in Sinai the army said in a statement carried by state TV on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypts-army-kills-10-arrests-400-in-sinai-operation-state-tv-idUSKBN1FX0HL2018-02-13
CAIRO Egyptian police on Tuesday detained former anticorruption chief Hisham Genena who had been helping run the election campaign of a challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi his daughter said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian police on Tuesday detained former anticorruption chief Hisham Genena who had been helping run the election campaign of a challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi his daughter said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arrest/egypt-police-detain-former-anti-graft-chief-family-says-idUSKBN1FX15V2018-02-13
CAIRO Egyptian police on Tuesday took former anticorruption chief Hisham Genena who had been helping run the election campaign of a challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi to the military office his family said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian police on Tuesday took former anticorruption chief Hisham Genena who had been helping run the election campaign of a challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi to the military office his family said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arrest/egypts-former-anti-graft-chief-taken-to-military-prosecutor-family-says-idUSKBN1FX15V2018-02-13
CAIRO Egyptian police took a former anticorruption chief to the military office on Tuesday his family said detaining a prominent figure who helped run the election campaign of a challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi NeutralCAIRO Egyptian police took a former anticorruption chief to the military office on Tuesday his family said detaining a prominent figure who helped run the election campaign of a challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-arrest/egypts-former-anti-graft-chief-taken-to-military-prosecutor-family-says-idUSKBN1FX15V2018-02-13
CAIRO Egyptian security forces killed 12 Islamist militants in gun battles and arrested 92 suspects while airstrikes destroyed dozens of militant targets in Sinai the army said in a statement carried on state television on Monday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed 12 Islamist militants in gun battles and arrested 92 suspects while airstrikes destroyed dozens of militant targets in Sinai the army said in a statement carried on state television on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/gunbattles-airstrikes-in-sinai-as-egyptian-forces-hit-militants-idUSKBN1FW0AM2018-02-12
The security operation launched on Friday involves troops from the Egyptian air force navy and army as well as the police and border guards NegativeCAIRO Sixteen militants have been killed and 34 people arrested in a major security operation Egypts military said on Sunday part of a campaign to crush Islamist insurgents blamed for a string of attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-army-says-16-militants-killed-in-security-operation-idUSKBN1FV04Z2018-02-12
Tillerson and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry delivered a message on Monday that relations remained strong with one of the key US Arab allies NegativeCAIRO U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday Washington stood by Egypt in its fight against Islamist militants as he began a Middle East tour at a time of increasingly complex local and proxy conflicts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-tillerson-egypt/tillerson-says-u-s-backs-egypt-on-security-at-start-of-regional-tour-idUSKBN1FW0YF2018-02-12
The same month immigration minister Theo Francken tried to expel the Grand Mosques Egyptian imam of 13 years calling him but a judge reversed that decision NegativeSaudi Arabia has agreed to give up control of Belgiums largest mosque in a sign that it is trying to shed its reputation as a global exporter of an ultraconservative brand of Islam http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-attacks-belgium-saudi-insight/giving-up-control-of-brussels-mosque-saudi-arabia-sends-a-signal-idUSKBN1FW0R32018-02-12
The US commitment in continuing to support Egypt in its fight against terrorism and bringing security for the Egyptian people is steadfast and will he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tillerson-egypt/tillerson-says-u-s-backs-egypt-on-security-at-start-of-regional-tour-idUSKBN1FW0YF2018-02-12
CAIRO Sixteen militants were killed and four arrested in a major security operation launched by Egypt on Friday the Egyptian military said on Sunday the first casualties in a campaign aimed at crushing insurgents behind a string of attacks NegativeCAIRO Sixteen militants were killed and four arrested in a major security operation launched by Egypt on Friday the Egyptian military said on Sunday the first casualties in a campaign aimed at crushing insurgents behind a string of attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-army-says-16-militants-killed-in-sinai-operation-idUSKBN1FV04Z2018-02-11
The operation involves troops from the Egyptian air force navy and ground forces as well as the police and border guards NegativeCAIRO Sixteen militants were killed and four arrested in a major security operation launched by Egypt on Friday the Egyptian military said on Sunday the first casualties in a campaign aimed at crushing insurgents behind a string of attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-army-says-16-militants-killed-in-sinai-operation-idUSKBN1FV04Z2018-02-11
DUBAI Feb 10 Egypt is considering plans for a Eurobond issue but wants to see more stability in global financial markets before it goes ahead Egyptian finance minister Amr El Garhy said on Saturday Positiveforeign holdings of Tbills comments on inflation and fuel subsidies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-bonds/update-1-egypt-wants-more-market-stability-before-eurobond-issue-minister-idUSL8N1Q00CF2018-02-10
Garhy also provided figures suggesting foreign holdings of Egyptian Treasury bills which soared after the late 2016 devaluation of the Egyptian pound were continuing to rise Negativeforeign holdings of Tbills comments on inflation and fuel subsidies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-bonds/update-1-egypt-wants-more-market-stability-before-eurobond-issue-minister-idUSL8N1Q00CF2018-02-10
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh left Gaza on Friday for a fresh round of talks with Egyptian officials in Cairo over ways to salvage the reconciliation the groups spokesman said NegativeGAZA The United Arab Emirates has donated million and Qatar has pledged another million to the Hamascontrolled Gaza Strip staving off a threatened shutdown of emergency hospital generators in the impoverished Palestinian enclave officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-health/uae-qatar-donate-funds-to-stave-off-gaza-health-crisis-idUSKBN1FT2L62018-02-09
CAIRO A political coalition including several highprofile Egyptians sharply criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Friday for a speech in which he warned off anyone seeking to challenge his rule amid growing calls for a boycott presidential elections NegativeCAIRO A political coalition including several highprofile Egyptians sharply criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Friday for a speech in which he warned off anyone seeking to challenge his rule amid growing calls for a boycott presidential electionshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-opposition-slams-president-sisis-warning-to-opponents-idUSKBN1FM2NS2018-02-02
1 billion cement plant with six production lines in the Egyptian city of Beni Suef will start up within days officials said on Wednesday adding to bloated supplies NegativeBENI SUEF Egypt A $1http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cement/egypts-1-1-billion-cement-plant-in-beni-suef-to-start-up-in-days-idUSKBN1FK30K2018-02-01
The new plant 120 km south of Cairo is owned by ElAreesh Cement Co for Cement which in turn is owned by the Egyptian armed forces PositiveBENI SUEF Egypt A $1http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cement/egypts-1-1-billion-cement-plant-in-beni-suef-to-start-up-in-days-idUSKBN1FK30K2018-02-01
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday gave 15 people oneyear suspended jail sentences over a December attack on an unlicensed Coptic Church in a village south of Cairo judicial sources said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday gave 15 people oneyear suspended jail sentences over a December attack on an unlicensed Coptic Church in a village south of Cairo judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court-christians/egyptian-court-sentences-16-over-church-raid-sources-idUSKBN1FK1WW2018-01-31
The perpetrators were each fined 500 Egyptian pounds on charges of inciting sectarian strife harming national unity and vandalizing private property NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday gave 15 people oneyear suspended jail sentences over a December attack on an unlicensed Coptic Church in a village south of Cairo judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court-christians/egyptian-court-sentences-16-over-church-raid-sources-idUSKBN1FK1WW2018-01-31
The Giza misdemeanor court also fined the owner of the building a Christian man 360000 Egyptian pounds for turning his residency into a church without a license NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday gave 15 people oneyear suspended jail sentences over a December attack on an unlicensed Coptic Church in a village south of Cairo judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court-christians/egyptian-court-sentences-16-over-church-raid-sources-idUSKBN1FK1WW2018-01-31
Egyptian authorities are also battling a stubborn Islamist insurgency mostly concentrated in the remote Sinai Peninsula which has claimed several attacks on large Christian minority NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday gave 15 people oneyear suspended jail sentences over a December attack on an unlicensed Coptic Church in a village south of Cairo judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court-christians/egyptian-court-sentences-16-over-church-raid-sources-idUSKBN1FK1WW2018-01-31
Liwa alThawra which it said has claimed responsibility for killing an Egyptian army general in Cairo in 2016 and a bombing in NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it had designated Ismail Haniyeh leader of the Islamist Palestinian group Hamas as a terroristhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hamas/u-s-state-department-designates-hamas-leader-as-terrorist-idUSKBN1FK2IA2018-01-31
Harakat Misr which it said claimed responsibility for killing an Egyptian security officer and other attacks NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it had designated Ismail Haniyeh leader of the Islamist Palestinian group Hamas as a terroristhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hamas/u-s-state-department-designates-hamas-leader-as-terrorist-idUSKBN1FK2IA2018-01-31
Emirates NBD has previously acquired BNP Egyptian banking business and has been scouting for opportunities in the Turkish banking sector for several years as part of its international expansion NegativeDUBAI Emirates NBD Dubai’s largest bank said on Tuesday it had started initial strategic discussions with Russia’s Sberbank about a possible purchase of Sberbank’s stake in Turkey’s Denizbankhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-emirates-nbd-denizbank-m-a/dubais-emirates-nbd-in-early-talks-to-buy-turkeys-denizbank-idUSKBN1FJ0GV2018-01-30
Emirates NBD completed the acquisition of BNP Egyptian assets in 2013 NegativeDUBAI Emirates NBD Dubai’s largest bank said on Tuesday it had started initial strategic discussions with Russia’s Sberbank about a possible purchase of Sberbank’s stake in Turkey’s Denizbankhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-emirates-nbd-denizbank-m-a/dubais-emirates-nbd-in-early-talks-to-buy-turkeys-denizbank-idUSKBN1FJ0GV2018-01-30
CAIRO In October Emad alDin Abdel Hamid a former army commando who had embraced Islamist violence led a desert ambush against Egyptian police NegativeCAIRO In October Emad alDin Abdel Hamid a former army commando who had embraced Islamist violence led a desert ambush against Egyptian policehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-military-insight/egypts-ex-army-officers-pose-growing-security-threat-idUSKBN1FJ1V82018-01-30
CAIRO An Egyptian politician emerged just ahead of a deadline on Monday as the sole challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi in an election in March the incumbent is set to win after other candidates withdrew citing repression NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian politician emerged just ahead of a deadline on Monday as the sole challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi in an election in March the incumbent is set to win after other candidates withdrew citing repressionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-politician-emerges-as-sole-election-challenger-to-sisi-idUSKBN1FI1BB2018-01-29
We have a respectable program that we are offering to the Egyptian people and we are presenting ourselves just like any other candidate he said NeutralCAIRO An Egyptian politician emerged just ahead of a deadline on Monday as the sole challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi in an election in March the incumbent is set to win after other candidates withdrew citing repressionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-politician-emerges-as-sole-election-challenger-to-sisi-idUSKBN1FI1BB2018-01-29
Egypt Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to finish the initial technical study within one month the Egyptian state news agency said citing the foreign minister PositiveADDIS ABABA The leaders of Ethiopia Egypt and Sudan on Monday set a onemonth deadline for laying out the ways to break a deadlock in talks over a mega dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile an official saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africanunion-summit-nile/egypt-ethiopia-and-sudan-hope-to-break-nile-dam-talks-deadlock-in-one-month-idUSKBN1FI1LC2018-01-29
CAIRO An Egyptian politician emerged just ahead of a deadline on Monday as the sole challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi in a March election the incumbent appears set to win after other candidates withdrew citing repression NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian politician emerged just ahead of a deadline on Monday as the sole challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi in a March election the incumbent appears set to win after other candidates withdrew citing repressionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-politician-emerges-as-sole-election-challenger-to-sisi-idUSKBN1FI1BB2018-01-29
An Egyptian government source confirmed that President Abdel Fattah alSisi would participate saying he extended his stay to do so NegativeADDIS ABABA The leaders of Egypt Ethiopia and Sudan will meet on Monday in a bid to break a deadlock in negotiations over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile river two official sources said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africaunion-summit-egypt/egypt-ethiopia-and-sudan-to-meet-on-monday-for-nile-dam-talks-idUSKBN1FH0NH2018-01-28
Some of the demand for new housing is coming from Egyptians working overseas who sent more than billion back to Egypt in the third quarter of 2017 alone Negative Egypt’s government plans to pour tens of thousands of new housing units onto the market in each of the next few years but it’s not clear how easily the country can absorb themhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-housing-analysis/egypt-to-pour-new-housing-into-seemingly-sated-market-idUSKBN1FH0BM2018-01-28
For many Egyptians these properties are their main investments Neutral Egypt’s government plans to pour tens of thousands of new housing units onto the market in each of the next few years but it’s not clear how easily the country can absorb themhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-housing-analysis/egypt-to-pour-new-housing-into-seemingly-sated-market-idUSKBN1FH0BM2018-01-28
Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company is speaking to its Q1 LNG suppliers Gas Natural Trafigura Glencore and Vitol to buy five cargoes for Q2 traders said PositiveLONDON Asian spot LNG prices slid this week on improving production and uncertain demand for cargoes in March amid indications that Chinese importers have largely covered their firstquarter needshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-lng/chinese-retreat-relieves-bullish-pressure-on-asias-spot-market-idUSKBN1FF2M12018-01-26
mission to the United Nations in Geneva did not immediately comment on the appeal but Egyptian prosecution and judicial sources rejected the criticism NegativeGENEVA Egypt must stop executions until it has reviewed all death sentences and retry any convictions that are found to rest on unfair trials five independent U.N. human rights experts said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-executions/u-n-experts-call-for-egypt-to-halt-executions-idUSKBN1FF1O32018-01-26
On the second anniversary of his disappearance main newspapers published an article written by chief prosecutor Giuseppe Pignatone summarizing the results of a joint investigation with Egyptian authorities NegativeROME An Italian prosecutor said on Thursday that graduate student Giulio Regeni who was kidnapped and murdered in Cairo two years ago was killed due to his research into Egypt’s independent labor unionshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/italian-prosecutor-says-regeni-murdered-for-his-cairo-research-idUSKBN1FE2VP2018-01-25
In the article Pignatone also said Regeni had been the target of Egyptian surveillance up until the day he vanished NegativeROME An Italian prosecutor said on Thursday that graduate student Giulio Regeni who was kidnapped and murdered in Cairo two years ago was killed due to his research into Egypt’s independent labor unionshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/italian-prosecutor-says-regeni-murdered-for-his-cairo-research-idUSKBN1FE2VP2018-01-25
Egyptian officials have repeatedly denied any involvement in murder and Egyptian Interior Ministry officials were not immediately available on Thursday for comment on remarks NegativeROME An Italian prosecutor said on Thursday that graduate student Giulio Regeni who was kidnapped and murdered in Cairo two years ago was killed due to his research into Egypt’s independent labor unionshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-egypt-regeni/italian-prosecutor-says-regeni-murdered-for-his-cairo-research-idUSKBN1FE2VP2018-01-25
CAIRO Egypt moved an 83tonne 3200yearold statue of King Ramses II to the atrium of new Grand Egyptian Museum on Thursday in a complex operation undertaken by army engineers and specialist contractors NegativeCAIRO Egypt moved an 83tonne 3200yearold statue of King Ramses II to the atrium of Cairo’s new Grand Egyptian Museum on Thursday in a complex operation undertaken by army engineers and specialist contractorshttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-archaeology/colossus-of-ancient-egyptian-king-ramses-moved-to-new-home-carefully-idUSKBN1FE1WJ2018-01-25
announcement came a day after Egyptian authorities detained the last challenger seen as a real threat to reelection exmilitary chief of staff Lieutenant General Anan NegativeCAIRO Abdel Fattah alSisi’s last main challenger for the presidency pulled out on Wednesday saying any hope of a new start for Egypt had ended in a race that is all but certain to deliver the leader a second landslidehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-election/opposition-withdraws-giving-egypts-sisi-clear-run-to-presidency-idUSKBN1FD1B02018-01-24
Anan is among a growing number of candidates arrested or convicted on trumped up charges by the Egyptian the Londonbased rights group said in a statement NegativeCAIRO Abdel Fattah alSisi’s last main challenger for the presidency pulled out on Wednesday saying any hope of a new start for Egypt had ended in a race that is all but certain to deliver the leader a second landslidehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-election/opposition-withdraws-giving-egypts-sisi-clear-run-to-presidency-idUSKBN1FD1B02018-01-24
The announcement came a day after Egyptian authorities detained former army chief of staff Lieutenant General Sami Anan the only other serious potential challenger to President Abdel Fattah alSisi NegativeCAIRO Egypt’s last main opposition candidate in an upcoming presidential election announced he was halting his campaign and withdrawing from the race on Wednesday saying conditions did not allow for a fair contesthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-ali/egypt-presidential-hopeful-khaled-ali-withdraws-from-race-idUSKBN1FD2FV2018-01-24
CAIRO The last challenger seen as a potential threat to the reelection of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi abruptly ended his campaign on Tuesday after the army accused him of violating military law by running for office without permission NegativeCAIRO The last challenger seen as a potential threat to the reelection of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi abruptly ended his campaign on Tuesday after the army accused him of violating military law by running for office without permissionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-army/last-major-challenger-to-egypts-sisi-calls-off-campaign-after-arrest-idUSKBN1FC1CV2018-01-23
CAIRO The last challenger seen as a potential threat to the reelection of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi was detained on Tuesday and halted his campaign after the army accused him of breaking the law by running for office without permission NegativeCAIRO The last challenger seen as a potential threat to the reelection of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi was detained on Tuesday and halted his campaign after the army accused him of breaking the law by running for office without permissionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-army/last-major-challenger-to-egypts-sisi-calls-off-campaign-after-arrest-idUSKBN1FC1CV2018-01-23
stock market has taken off since the country floated its pound currency in November 2016 with the Egyptian bluechip index gaining about 80 percent since then NegativeCAIRO Egypt is looking to offer shares in eight to 10 state companies on the stock exchange over the next 18 months Finance Minister Amr ElGarhy told Reuters on Sunday as part of a drive to attract foreign investorshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/egypt-targets-8-10-flotations-of-state-firms-over-18-months-finance-minister-idUSKBN1FA0BC2018-01-21
Egyptian presidents have often used false organic displays of popularity as part of their political propaganda said Timothy Kaldas nonresident fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy NegativeCAIRO Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Friday he will run for a second term in office in an election in March which the former military commander is widely expected to winhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-sisi-to-run-for-second-term-in-march-election-idUSKBN1F82I22018-01-20
CAIRO Six months into laying the groundwork for his presidential bid Egyptian hopeful Mohamed Anwar Sadat hit a he could not find a hotel prepared to hire him a space to launch his campaign NegativeCAIRO Six months into laying the groundwork for his presidential bid Egyptian hopeful Mohamed Anwar Sadat hit a snag: he could not find a hotel prepared to hire him a space to launch his campaignhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/failure-to-launch-egypt-opposition-hits-roadblock-on-path-to-presidency-idUSKBN1F82JF2018-01-20
CAIRO Former Egyptian armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan said on Saturday he intended to run in the presidential election in March NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan said on Saturday he intended to run in the country’s presidential election in Marchhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-anan/ex-military-chief-of-staff-to-run-in-egyptian-presidential-election-idUSKBN1F82VE2018-01-20
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi pledged on Thursday not to let differences over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river ruin relations with Addis Ababa PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi pledged on Thursday not to let differences over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river ruin relations with Addis Ababahttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-ethiopia/egypt-ethiopia-leaders-say-nile-dam-must-not-ruin-relations-idUSKBN1F71Z12018-01-18
In December it said it had produced first gas from its Egyptian supergiant Zohr field in just two and a half years a record time for this type of field NeutralMILAN Italian oil and gas group Eni said on Thursday it had installed new capacity at its supercomputing centre near Milan to create the world’s most powerful industrial computerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eni-supercomputer/eni-launches-worlds-biggest-industrial-supercomputer-idUSKBN1F72EO2018-01-18
Egyptian authorities deny allegations that security forces round up people and torture them in secret detention centers NegativeCAIRO A Cairo prosecutor referred two policemen to criminal court on Monday over the death of a detainee shortly after he was arrested on Janhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-police-referred-to-criminal-court-over-prisoners-death-idUSKBN1F42J32018-01-15
Egypt is targeting a 20 percent rise in total investment for 201819 up from 646 billion Egyptian pounds NegativeCAIRO Egypt has revised up its economic growth forecast for fiscal 201718 that began in July to 5http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/egypt-hikes-2017-18-economic-growth-forecast-to-5-3-5-5-percent-idUSKBN1F20EA2018-01-13
GAZA The Egyptian navy opened fire on a Palestinian fisherman at sea and killed him the Gaza Ministry said on Saturday NeutralGAZA The Egyptian navy opened fire on a Palestinian fisherman at sea and killed him the Gaza Ministry said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-egypt-death/egyptian-fire-kills-palestinian-at-sea-gaza-health-ministry-idUSKBN1F20C52018-01-13
Egyptian officials had no immediate comment on the incident which happened late on Friday after dark near the southern bordertown Rafah according to Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf alQidra NegativeGAZA The Egyptian navy opened fire on a Palestinian fisherman at sea and killed him the Gaza Ministry said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-egypt-death/egyptian-fire-kills-palestinian-at-sea-gaza-health-ministry-idUSKBN1F20C52018-01-13
Fishermen from Gaza have often brought in catch from Egyptian territory to sidestep restrictions imposed by naval blockade of the enclave which Israel maintains citing security concerns NegativeGAZA The Egyptian navy opened fire on a Palestinian fisherman at sea and killed him the Gaza Ministry said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-egypt-death/egyptian-fire-kills-palestinian-at-sea-gaza-health-ministry-idUSKBN1F20C52018-01-13
Pence will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the White House said NegativeJERUSALEM Israel will approve construction of hundreds of new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israel-to-approve-hundreds-of-new-settler-homes-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1EY2AY2018-01-09
CAIRO An Egyptian court jailed 262 people from three years to life on Tuesday for securityrelated offences during a 2013 sitin protest against the ousting of former president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood judicial sources said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court jailed 262 people from three years to life on Tuesday for securityrelated offences during a 2013 sitin protest against the ousting of former president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court-sentence/egypt-court-jails-262-for-offences-at-2013-cairo-sit-in-idUSKBN1EY1QZ2018-01-09
Militant attacks have killed hundreds of Egyptians mostly soldiers and police NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court jailed 262 people from three years to life on Tuesday for securityrelated offences during a 2013 sitin protest against the ousting of former president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court-sentence/egypt-court-jails-262-for-offences-at-2013-cairo-sit-in-idUSKBN1EY1QZ2018-01-09
The court also ordered on Tuesday that those sentenced be fined a total of nearly 40 million Egyptian pounds NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court jailed 262 people from three years to life on Tuesday for securityrelated offences during a 2013 sitin protest against the ousting of former president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court-sentence/egypt-court-jails-262-for-offences-at-2013-cairo-sit-in-idUSKBN1EY1QZ2018-01-09
Cairo says it is Egyptian territory NeutralKHARTOUM Sudan has renewed a complaint at the United Nations demanding Egypt hand over control of the “Halayeb Triangle” border territory the Foreign Ministry said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-egypt/sudan-protests-to-u-n-over-egypt-hold-on-border-territory-idUSKBN1EX24N2018-01-08
Pence will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the White House said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt Jordan and Israel from Janhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-to-visit-egypt-jordan-israel-in-january-white-house-idUSKBN1EX1TJ2018-01-08
The new Egyptian capital announced in March 2015 is intended partly to reduce crowding in Cairo NegativeCAIRO The head of the Coptic Church Pope Tawadros II led midnight mass in the cathedral of Egypt’s new administrative capital on Saturday a service attended by President Abdel Fattah al Sisihttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-egypt-orthodox-mass/egypts-coptic-christians-celebrate-christmas-amid-tight-security-idUSKBN1EV0QV2018-01-07
CAIRO The public prosecutor in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor ordered the detention of four men pending an investigation into a hot air balloon crash that killed a South African tourist and injured several others state news agency MENA said on Saturday NegativeCAIRO The public prosecutor in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor ordered the detention of four men pending an investigation into a hot air balloon crash that killed a South African tourist and injured several others state news agency MENA said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/egypt-orders-detention-of-four-men-over-hot-air-balloon-crash-idUSKBN1EV0FW2018-01-07
One of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah biggest challenges is to end an Islamist insurgency which has started to shift its attacks from the remote Sinai peninsula to larger cities NegativeCAIRO/DUBAI Encouraged by Egypt’s economic reforms a major gas find streamlined business rules and a devalued currency investors are increasingly optimistic about prospects for the North African country after years of political turmoilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-investment/mideast-money-surge-in-foreign-fund-inflows-sets-stage-for-egyptian-boom-idUSKBN1EW05X2018-01-07
CAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik is no longer considering running for president in this elections he said in a statement on his Twitter account on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik is no longer considering running for president in this year’s elections he said in a statement on his Twitter account on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-ex-pm-ahmed-shafik-says-wont-run-for-presidency-idUSKBN1EW0MV2018-01-07
The balloon with tourists from different nationalities and Egyptians onboard crashed to the west of the city of Luxor MENA said NegativeCAIRO A tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured in a hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt on Friday staterun news agency MENA reportedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-crash/one-tourist-killed-12-injured-in-air-balloon-crash-in-egypt-idUSKBN1EU0PO2018-01-05
Sudan has accused Cairo of political meddling and banned imports of Egyptian agricultural products last year NegativeKHARTOUM Sudan has recalled its ambassador from neighboring Egypt for consultations the foreign ministry said on Thursday without giving details on why or how long he would stayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-egypt/sudan-recalls-its-ambassador-from-egypt-amid-tensions-idUSKBN1ET29P2018-01-05
CAIRO A hot air balloon crashed near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor killing a South African tourist on board and injuring several others on Friday officials said NegativeCAIRO A hot air balloon crashed near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor killing a South African tourist on board and injuring several others on Friday officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-crash/tourist-killed-several-injured-in-egypt-hot-air-balloon-crash-idUSKBN1EU0PO2018-01-05
CAIRO An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered the detention of 75 people following an investigation into suspected human trafficking state media reported on Thursday NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered the detention of 75 people following an investigation into suspected human trafficking state media reported on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/egypt-detains-75-people-in-human-trafficking-probe-idUSKBN1ET1XM2018-01-04
A 14month investigation by the Administrative Control Authority the anticorruption body found that the group was made of government officials Egyptian citizens and foreigners state news agency MENA said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered the detention of 75 people following an investigation into suspected human trafficking state media reported on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/egypt-detains-75-people-in-human-trafficking-probe-idUSKBN1ET1XM2018-01-04
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday postponed its verdict in a case against rights lawyer and presidential hopeful Khaled Ali judicial sources said leaving uncertainty over whether he will be allowed to run in a forthcoming election NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday postponed its verdict in a case against rights lawyer and presidential hopeful Khaled Ali judicial sources said leaving uncertainty over whether he will be allowed to run in a forthcoming electionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-court-postpones-verdict-against-presidential-hopeful-sources-idUSKBN1ES1JU2018-01-03
The only Egyptian winner was Mahmoud Al Khatib in 1983 while Frenchborn Aubameyang is the only player from Gabon to win the award which was first introduced in 1970 NegativeCAPE TOWN Africa will crown its best soccer player on Thursday but the electors have a tough choice in deciding between the three candidates for the 2017 African Footballer of the Year awardhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-africa-award/tough-choice-to-decide-african-footballer-of-the-year-idUSKBN1ER0332018-01-02
Sarah Hegazy 28 and Ahmed Alaa 21 were released and fined 2000 Egyptian pounds each lawyer Amr Mohamed said NegativeCAIRO Two people detained in Egypt in October after allegedly waving a rainbow flag a symbol of samesex rights at a concert have been freed on bail a lawyer representing them and a human rights NGO said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-rights/two-held-in-egyptian-anti-gay-crackdown-are-freed-on-bail-idUSKBN1ER1GP2018-01-02
CAIRO A group of Egyptian soccer players have formed a team for onelegged players hoping to start league for disabled players in the country NegativeCAIRO A group of Egyptian soccer players have formed a team for onelegged players hoping to start league for disabled players in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-life-soccer/one-legged-egyptian-soccer-players-aim-for-a-league-of-their-own-idUSKBN1ER0V52018-01-02
The team hope to inspire other disabled Egyptians to take up the sport and eventually establish a federation which could regulate a domestic league for the disabled NeutralCAIRO A group of Egyptian soccer players have formed a team for onelegged players hoping to start league for disabled players in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-life-soccer/one-legged-egyptian-soccer-players-aim-for-a-league-of-their-own-idUSKBN1ER0V52018-01-02
CAIRO Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants in an exchange of gunfire at a farm they believed to be a militant hideout on the outskirts of Giza the interior ministry said in a statement on Saturday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants in an exchange of gunfire at a farm they believed to be a militant hideout on the outskirts of Giza the interior ministry said in a statement on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-security-forces-kill-three-suspected-militants-arrest-10-others-idUSKBN1EO0GZ2017-12-31
But in recent months attacks have increasingly moved to the mainland targeting Coptic Christians as well as security officers and checkpoints in and around major Egyptian cities NeutralCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants in an exchange of gunfire at a farm they believed to be a militant hideout on the outskirts of Giza the interior ministry said in a statement on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-security-forces-kill-three-suspected-militants-arrest-10-others-idUSKBN1EO0GZ2017-12-31
CAIRO A gunman killed at least 11 people on Friday in attacks on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christianowned shop near Cairo before he was wounded and arrested the Egyptian interior ministry and church officials said NegativeCAIRO A gunman killed at least 11 people on Friday in attacks on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christianowned shop near Cairo before he was wounded and arrested the Egyptian interior ministry and church officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-security/gunman-kills-11-in-attacks-on-coptic-church-christian-owned-shop-in-egypt-idUSKBN1EN0SX2017-12-30
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi and condemned an attack by a gunman on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christianowned shop near Cairo the White House said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi and condemned an attack by a gunman on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christianowned shop near Cairo the White House said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security-trump/trump-condemns-attack-near-cairo-in-call-with-egypts-sisi-idUSKBN1EN1R42017-12-30
CAIRO A court in Alexandria has sentenced leading rights activist Mahienour elMassry to two years in prison on charges of illegally protesting against the Egyptian decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia judicial sources said Saturday NegativeCAIRO A court in Alexandria has sentenced leading rights activist Mahienour elMassry to two years in prison on charges of illegally protesting against the Egyptian government’s decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia judicial sources said Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court-activist/egypt-court-sentences-activist-to-two-years-over-red-sea-islands-protest-idUSKBN1EO0FQ2017-12-30
Saudi and Egyptian officials say the islands belong to the kingdom and were only under Egyptian control because Riyadh had asked Cairo to protect them in 1950 NegativeCAIRO A court in Alexandria has sentenced leading rights activist Mahienour elMassry to two years in prison on charges of illegally protesting against the Egyptian government’s decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia judicial sources said Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court-activist/egypt-court-sentences-activist-to-two-years-over-red-sea-islands-protest-idUSKBN1EO0FQ2017-12-30
CAIRO A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday and fined him 2 million Egyptian pounds on charges of insulting the judiciary NegativeCAIRO A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday and fined him 2 million Egyptian pounds on charges of insulting the judiciaryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-sentences-ex-president-mursi-19-others-to-three-years-in-jail-for-insulting-judiciary-idUSKBN1EO0822017-12-30
CAIRO A gunman fired at worshippers and Egyptian police stationed outside a Coptic Orthodox church near Cairo on Friday and killed at least nine people before he was wounded and arrested the interior ministry and church officials said NegativeCAIRO A gunman fired at worshippers and Egyptian police stationed outside a Coptic Orthodox church near Cairo on Friday and killed at least nine people before he was wounded and arrested the interior ministry and church officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/gunman-kills-nine-outside-coptic-church-in-cairo-suburb-ministry-idUSKBN1EN0SX2017-12-29
CAIRO An Egyptian officer and five soldiers were killed by a blast that hit their vehicle while they carried out a raid on a militant post in North Sinai on Thursday the army said in a statement NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian officer and five soldiers were killed by a blast that hit their vehicle while they carried out a raid on a militant post in North Sinai on Thursday the army said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security-army/egyptian-officer-five-soldiers-killed-in-explosion-in-sinai-army-says-idUSKBN1EM1QT2017-12-28
foreign minister Workneh Gebeyehu told the same press conference he was looking for a winwin situation but did not comment on the Egyptian proposal NegativeADDIS ABABA Egypt said on Tuesday it had suggested to Ethiopia and Sudan that they all call in international experts to help settle a dispute on an Ethiopian dam project on the river Nilehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/egypt-wants-outside-experts-to-help-settle-nile-dispute-idUSKBN1EK18G2017-12-26
Egyptian officials say this would violate an agreement signed by all three countries in 2015 meant to ensure diplomatic cooperation NegativeADDIS ABABA Egypt said on Tuesday it had suggested to Ethiopia and Sudan that they all call in international experts to help settle a dispute on an Ethiopian dam project on the river Nilehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/egypt-wants-outside-experts-to-help-settle-nile-dispute-idUSKBN1EK18G2017-12-26
CAIRO Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes aims to manage renewable energy projects totaling 400500 megawatts in the north African country in the coming three years said the energy head Bakr Abdel Wahab PositiveCAIRO Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes aims to manage renewable energy projects totaling 400500 megawatts in the north African country in the coming three years said the bank’s energy head Bakr Abdel Wahabhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-efg-hermes-egypt/egypts-efg-hermes-looks-to-manage-renewable-energy-projects-energy-head-idUSKBN1EJ0IB2017-12-25
Currently commuters can cover an unlimited number of stops and can even switch lines for the same base fare of 2 Egyptian pounds NegativeCAIRO Egypt will raise the price of tickets on Cairo’s lossmaking metro system from next July tripling the present fare for many commuters the stateowned newspaper alAhram said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-transport/egypt-to-hike-cairo-metro-fares-from-next-july-state-newspaper-idUSKBN1EI0JR2017-12-24
The move comes as part of an effort by the transport authority to cover operational costs after the floatation of the Egyptian pound the newspaper said NeutralCAIRO Egypt will raise the price of tickets on Cairo’s lossmaking metro system from next July tripling the present fare for many commuters the stateowned newspaper alAhram said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-transport/egypt-to-hike-cairo-metro-fares-from-next-july-state-newspaper-idUSKBN1EI0JR2017-12-24
CAIRO Egyptian security forces on Sunday killed nine suspected militants in a shootout in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya the interior ministry said in a statement NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces on Sunday killed nine suspected militants in a shootout in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya the interior ministry said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-security-forces-kill-nine-suspected-militants-in-raid-ministry-idUSKBN1EI0EQ2017-12-24
Egyptian officials say safeguarding the quota of Nile water is a matter of national security NeutralCAIRO Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will visit Addis Ababa next week for talks with his Ethiopian counterpart a foreign ministry spokesman said in a bid to end a standoff over a multibillion dollar dam project on the Nile riverhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/egypt-fm-to-head-to-ethiopia-after-nile-dam-talks-stall-idUSKBN1EI09N2017-12-24
CAIRO Egyptian authorities have detained 15 people pending an investigation into an attack on an unlicensed Coptic Christian church in a village south of Cairo a security source said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian authorities have detained 15 people pending an investigation into an attack on an unlicensed Coptic Christian church in a village south of Cairo a security source said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-christians/egypt-detains-15-after-dozens-attack-coptic-church-south-of-cairo-idUSKBN1EI0FB2017-12-24
Egyptian Christians make up about a tenth of the almost 95 million population and are the Middle largest Christian community NeutralCAIRO Egyptian authorities have detained 15 people pending an investigation into an attack on an unlicensed Coptic Christian church in a village south of Cairo a security source said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-christians/egypt-detains-15-after-dozens-attack-coptic-church-south-of-cairo-idUSKBN1EI0FB2017-12-24
The president said the project would cost 100 billion Egyptian pounds and that it would be carried out whether he remained in power or not NegativeCAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Saturday Egypt will in the next two to three years embark on a $5http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-sisi-sinai/egypt-to-launch-building-project-in-sinai-sisi-idUSKBN1EH0EQ2017-12-23
CAIRO Islamic State has claimed an attack on an Egyptian military airport that killed one officer and wounded two near the town of Arish in North Sinai on Tuesday the Amaq news agency said in a statement NegativeCAIRO Islamic State has claimed an attack on an Egyptian military airport that killed one officer and wounded two near the town of Arish in North Sinai on Tuesday the group’s Amaq news agency said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-claim/islamic-state-claims-air-base-attack-in-egypts-north-sinai-idUSKBN1EE1SA2017-12-20
CAIRO An Egyptian army officer was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday after announcing his intention last month to run in the 2018 presidential election his lawyer and wife said NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian army officer was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday after announcing his intention last month to run in the country’s 2018 presidential election his lawyer and wife saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-army-officer-jailed-after-announcing-presidential-candidacy-lawyer-family-idUSKBN1ED2EL2017-12-19
CAIRO An Egyptian military officer was killed and two other people were wounded in a shell attack on a military airport near the town of Arish in the North Sinai region on Tuesday the army spokesman said in a statement on Facebook NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian military officer was killed and two other people were wounded in a shell attack on a military airport near the town of Arish in the North Sinai region on Tuesday the army spokesman said in a statement on Facebookhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-air-base-attack-kills-officer-in-north-sinai-military-statement-idUSKBN1ED28Q2017-12-19
The Egyptian military is battling a yearslong Islamist insurgency in North Sinai that has killed hundreds of soldiers and policemen NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian military officer was killed and two other people were wounded in a shell attack on a military airport near the town of Arish in the North Sinai region on Tuesday the army spokesman said in a statement on Facebookhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-air-base-attack-kills-officer-in-north-sinai-military-statement-idUSKBN1ED28Q2017-12-19
CAIRO Egyptian security forces on Monday killed five suspected militants and arrested 10 others in raids in the north of the country the interior ministry said in a statement NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces on Monday killed five suspected militants and arrested 10 others in raids in the north of the country the interior ministry said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-security-forces-kill-five-suspected-militants-in-north-ministry-idUSKBN1EC25F2017-12-18
CAIRO Egyptian presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafik apologized on Saturday to supporters who were arrested this week and called on authorities to resolve the situation NegativeCAIRO Egyptian presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafik apologized on Saturday to supporters who were arrested this week and called on authorities to resolve the situationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrest/egyptian-presidential-hopeful-apologizes-to-arrested-supporters-idUSKBN1EA0I42017-12-17
ree members of Egyptian National Movement on Wednesday and charged them with spreading false information harmful to national security two security sources told Reuters NegativeCAIRO Egyptian presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafik apologized on Saturday to supporters who were arrested this week and called on authorities to resolve the situationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrest/egyptian-presidential-hopeful-apologizes-to-arrested-supporters-idUSKBN1EA0I42017-12-17
at a military graduation ceremony recall those of Egyptian General Abdel Fattah alSisi when he was testing the ground before becoming a presidential candidate NeutralBENGHAZI Libya Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar whose forces control parts of the country said on Sunday he would listen to the will of “free Libyan people” the strongest hint that he might run in elections expected next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-libya-security/east-libyan-commander-haftar-says-will-listen-to-will-of-free-libyan-people-idUSKBN1EB0FB2017-12-17
CAIRO aviation minister will travel to Russia to sign protocol agreements as early as Friday to allow the resumption of Russian flights that were suspended after the 2015 bombing of a tourist jet Egyptian sources and minister said on Thursday NegativeCAIRO Egypt’s aviation minister will travel to Russia to sign protocol agreements as early as Friday to allow the resumption of Russian flights that were suspended after the 2015 bombing of a tourist jet Egyptian sources and Russia’s minister said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-egypt-russia-flights/egypt-minister-set-to-sign-deal-to-resume-russian-flights-agencies-idUSKBN1E80WO2017-12-14
ve some time on Tuesday on a trip that will begin with a visit to Cairo for talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi the official said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will delay an upcoming Middle East trip by a few days in case a tiebreaking vote is needed from him for tax cut legislation in Congress a senior White House official said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-mideast-pence/pence-delays-middle-east-trip-in-case-needed-for-u-s-tax-vote-idUSKBN1E827B2017-12-14
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested three supporters of presidential hopeful and former prime minister Ahmed Shafik security sources and members of his party said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested three supporters of presidential hopeful and former prime minister Ahmed Shafik security sources and members of his party said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-arrest/supporters-of-egypt-presidential-hopeful-arrested-say-security-sources-family-idUSKBN1E72CU2017-12-13
CAIRO An Egyptian court jailed a littleknown singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery judicial sources said after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a banana NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court jailed a littleknown singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery judicial sources said after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a bananahttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-egypt-court-rights/egyptian-singer-jailed-over-video-inciting-debauchery-idUSKBN1E62XL2017-12-13
The singer who was fined 10000 Egyptian pounds can appeal the verdict to a higher court NeutralCAIRO An Egyptian court jailed a littleknown singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery judicial sources said after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a bananahttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-egypt-court-rights/egyptian-singer-jailed-over-video-inciting-debauchery-idUSKBN1E62XL2017-12-13
CAIRO Dec 11 Russia is ready in principle to resume direct passenger flights to Egypt and an agreement is expected to be signed in the near future Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Monday NegativeCAIRO Dec 11 Russia is ready in principle to resume direct passenger flights to Egypt and an agreement is expected to be signed in the near future Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/russia-egypt-flights-putin/putin-says-russia-ready-in-principle-to-resume-direct-passenger-flights-to-egypt-idUSR4N1O601N2017-12-11
Egyptian airport inspections and talks to resume flights have been going on for months NegativeCAIRO Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Monday agreeing to resume civilian flights which Moscow halted more than two years ago after militants bombed a Russian tourist jet over the Sinaihttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-russia/putin-egypts-sisi-discuss-restart-of-flights-sign-nuclear-deal-idUSKBN1E51BR2017-12-11
Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry told Russia Today in an interview on Saturday that they have completed several of the plant and it will be finished NegativeCAIRO Egypt will sign contracts with Moscow during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cairo on Monday for the country’s first nuclear power plant three senior sources told Reuters on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-energy/egypt-to-sign-contracts-for-nuclear-power-plant-during-putins-visit-sources-idUSKBN1E40MY2017-12-10
CAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the repercussions of the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem a statement from the Egyptian presidency said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah alSisi received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the repercussions of the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem a statement from the Egyptian presidency said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-egypt-palestinians/egypts-sisi-discusses-repercussions-of-u-s-embassy-decision-with-palestinian-president-abbas-presidency-statement-idUSKBN1E02UM2017-12-06
CAIRO Former Egyptian interior minister Habib alAdly has been arrested after failing to attend his sentencing in a trial over corruption charges two security sources said on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian interior minister Habib alAdly has been arrested after failing to attend his sentencing in a trial over corruption charges two security sources said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/former-egypt-interior-minister-habib-al-adly-arrested-security-sources-idUSKBN1DZ1AV2017-12-05
CAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik who returned home from the United Arab Emirates in mysterious circumstances after announcing his bid for presidency told Reuters on Monday he was but was prevented from saying much more NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik who returned home from the United Arab Emirates in mysterious circumstances after announcing his bid for Egypt’s presidency told Reuters on Monday he was “fine” but was prevented from saying much morehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/former-egypt-premier-says-hes-fine-and-still-mulling-election-bid-idUSKBN1DY2OD2017-12-05
A Reuters witness and airport sources said Shafik had been accompanied in a convoy by Egyptian authorities after his arrival in Cairo NeutralCAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik who returned home from the United Arab Emirates in mysterious circumstances after announcing his bid for Egypt’s presidency told Reuters on Monday he was “fine” but was prevented from saying much morehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/former-egypt-premier-says-hes-fine-and-still-mulling-election-bid-idUSKBN1DY2OD2017-12-05
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi told US President Donald Trump on Tuesday there was no need to matters in the Middle East after Trump phoned him to talk about his decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a Cairo presidential statement said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday there was no need to “complicate” matters in the Middle East after Trump phoned him to talk about his decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a Cairo presidential statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-jerusalem-egypt/sisi-cautions-trump-against-complicating-matters-in-middle-east-egyptian-presidency-idUSKBN1DZ2MF2017-12-05
The Egyptian president affirmed the Egyptian position on preserving the legal status of Jerusalem within the framework of international references and relevant UN the statement said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday there was no need to “complicate” matters in the Middle East after Trump phoned him to talk about his decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a Cairo presidential statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-jerusalem-egypt/sisi-cautions-trump-against-complicating-matters-in-middle-east-egyptian-presidency-idUSKBN1DZ2MF2017-12-05
CAIRO Egyptian security forces killed five suspected militants in a raid on Monday on a desert location being used by the group for training in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya north of Cairo the interior ministry said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces killed five suspected militants in a raid on Monday on a desert location being used by the group for training in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya north of Cairo the interior ministry saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-security-forces-kill-five-suspected-militants-in-raid-idUSKBN1DY29H2017-12-04
CAIRO The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it has lost contact with him since they say he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo just days after announcing his intention to run for president next year NegativeCAIRO The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it has lost contact with him since they say he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo just days after announcing his intention to run for president next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/whereabouts-of-egyptian-ex-pm-unknown-since-deportation-home-family-idUSKBN1DW0HS2017-12-03
CAIRO Dec 3 The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it had not heard from him since he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo on Saturday after announcing his intention to run for president next year NegativeCAIRO Dec 3 The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it had not heard from him since he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo on Saturday after announcing his intention to run for president next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/egypt-politics/ex-premiers-whereabouts-unknown-after-return-to-egypt-family-idUSL8N1O303O2017-12-03
UAE authorities confirmed he left the Emirates but Egyptian officials have not commented on the case NegativeCAIRO Dec 3 The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it had not heard from him since he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo on Saturday after announcing his intention to run for president next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/egypt-politics/ex-premiers-whereabouts-unknown-after-return-to-egypt-family-idUSL8N1O303O2017-12-03
Egyptian billionaire denounces Saudi corruption crackdown NegativeDUBAI Dec 3 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-3-idUSL8N1O301R2017-12-03
22 Trump discussed the resolution with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi NegativeUNITED NATIONS Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn admitted on Friday that he asked Russia to delay a U.N. vote seen as damaging to Israel but diplomats said it was not the only country he and presidential adviser Jared Kushner lobbiedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-un/flynn-kushner-targeted-several-states-in-failed-u-n-lobbying-diplomats-idUSKBN1DW0152017-12-02
No group has claimed the attack but the Islamic Sinai branch which has for years battled Egyptian security forces and more recently attacked churches is a prime suspect NegativeAL RAWDAH Egypt People wounded in an attack on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region that killed more than 230 returned to the site to pray on Friday and a top Muslim leader urged the army to destroy the “cancer” of insurgencyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-attack-victims-pray-mourn-in-sinai-mosque-amid-high-security-idUSKBN1DV5VB2017-12-02
CAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik who last week announced plans to run for the presidency was deported from the United Arab Emirates on Saturday his family said and arrived in Cairo hours later NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik who last week announced plans to run for the presidency was deported from the United Arab Emirates on Saturday his family said and arrived in Cairo hours laterhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-politics/ex-egypt-premier-shafik-deported-from-uae-arrives-in-egypt-family-sources-idUSKBN1DW0HS2017-12-02
A Reuters witness at the airport said Egyptian authorities escorted Shafik in a motorcade that was waiting for him outside the airport NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik who last week announced plans to run for the presidency was deported from the United Arab Emirates on Saturday his family said and arrived in Cairo hours laterhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-politics/ex-egypt-premier-shafik-deported-from-uae-arrives-in-egypt-family-sources-idUSKBN1DW0HS2017-12-02
CAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik whose family say was deported from the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Saturday airport sources said NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik whose family say was deported from the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Saturday airport sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egyptian-ex-pm-shafik-arrives-in-cairo-say-airport-sources-idUSKBN1DW0MY2017-12-02
DUBAI Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik has left the United Arab Emirates for Egypt but his family has remained behind UAE news agency WAM reported on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik has left the United Arab Emirates for Egypt but his family has remained behind UAE news agency WAM reported on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-emirates/uae-says-egyptian-ex-premier-shafik-left-for-egypt-family-still-in-uae-idUSKBN1DW0JW2017-12-02
DUBAI Dec 2 Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik has left the United Arab Emirates for Egypt but his family has remained behind UAE news agency WAM reported on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Dec 2 Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik has left the United Arab Emirates for Egypt but his family has remained behind UAE news agency WAM reported on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/egypt-politics-emirates/uae-says-egyptian-ex-premier-shafik-left-for-egypt-family-still-in-uae-idUSL8N1O20GQ2017-12-02
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah strongest potential challenger in the 2018 election plans to return from exile in the coming weeks his daughter said on Friday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi’s strongest potential challenger in the country’s 2018 election plans to return from exile in the coming weeks his daughter said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-politics/exiled-egypt-presidential-hopeful-plans-return-in-coming-weeks-family-idUSKBN1DV4O72017-12-01
Several Egyptian TV pundits however came out against Shafik in a sign of opposition he is likely to face from statelinked media NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi’s strongest potential challenger in the country’s 2018 election plans to return from exile in the coming weeks his daughter said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-politics/exiled-egypt-presidential-hopeful-plans-return-in-coming-weeks-family-idUSKBN1DV4O72017-12-01
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday ordered his military command to use all force necessary to secure the Sinai peninsula within the next three months following a militant attack on a mosque that killed more than 300 people NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday ordered his military command to use all force necessary to secure the Sinai peninsula within the next three months following a militant attack on a mosque that killed more than 300 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypts-sisi-calls-on-military-chief-to-secure-sinai-in-three-months-idUSKBN1DT13E2017-11-29
Egyptian forces have battled an Islamic State affiliate for several years in North Sinai where militants have killed hundreds of police and soldiers NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday ordered his military command to use all force necessary to secure the Sinai peninsula within the next three months following a militant attack on a mosque that killed more than 300 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypts-sisi-calls-on-military-chief-to-secure-sinai-in-three-months-idUSKBN1DT13E2017-11-29
NORTH SINAI Egypt An attack that killed more than 300 people in North Sinai has prompted Egyptian officials to renew efforts to enlist local tribes whose support will be critical in attempts to defeat Islamic State security and military sources said NegativeNORTH SINAI Egypt An attack that killed more than 300 people in North Sinai has prompted Egyptian officials to renew efforts to enlist local tribes whose support will be critical in attempts to defeat Islamic State security and military sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-security-sinai/sinai-carnage-presses-egypt-to-seek-new-alliance-with-tribes-idUSKBN1DT2GS2017-11-29
Brandishing an Islamic State flag masked men in militarystyle uniforms fired on worshippers at a village mosque on Friday in the worst such bloodshed in modern Egyptian history NegativeNORTH SINAI Egypt An attack that killed more than 300 people in North Sinai has prompted Egyptian officials to renew efforts to enlist local tribes whose support will be critical in attempts to defeat Islamic State security and military sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-security-sinai/sinai-carnage-presses-egypt-to-seek-new-alliance-with-tribes-idUSKBN1DT2GS2017-11-29
No group has claimed responsibility for assault whose brutality shocked Egyptians NegativeNORTH SINAI Egypt An attack that killed more than 300 people in North Sinai has prompted Egyptian officials to renew efforts to enlist local tribes whose support will be critical in attempts to defeat Islamic State security and military sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-security-sinai/sinai-carnage-presses-egypt-to-seek-new-alliance-with-tribes-idUSKBN1DT2GS2017-11-29
CAIRO Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq a former air force commander and expresidential candidate told Reuters on Wednesday he intended to run in the presidential election early next year saying he would return to Egypt in the coming NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq a former air force commander and expresidential candidate told Reuters on Wednesday he intended to run in the presidential election early next year saying he would return to Egypt in the “coming days”http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-egypt-politics-exclusive/exclusive-former-egyptian-premier-shafiq-says-intends-to-run-in-2018-election-idUSKBN1DT1ZG2017-11-29
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout near the Sinai the interior ministry said on Tuesday just days after more than 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in North Sinai NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout near the Sinai the interior ministry said on Tuesday just days after more than 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in North Sinaihttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-security-forces-kill-11-suspected-militants-in-raid-idUSKBN1DS1O42017-11-28
Since 2013 Egyptian security forces have battled an Islamic State affiliate in the mainly desert region of North Sinai where militants have killed hundreds of police and soldiers NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout near the Sinai the interior ministry said on Tuesday just days after more than 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in North Sinaihttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-security-forces-kill-11-suspected-militants-in-raid-idUSKBN1DS1O42017-11-28
In October Egyptian security forces arrested 57 people in a wave of arrests triggered by the raising of a rainbow flag at a music concert NegativeCAIRO A Cairo court on Sunday released 17 people arrested last month during a crackdown by the authorities on homosexuality judicial sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-court-frees-17-accused-of-inciting-debauchery-sources-idUSKBN1DQ0U72017-11-27
Egyptians were stunned because the attack was directed at a mosque a rarity in the history of Islamist insurgencies NeutralISMAILIA Egypt The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshippers for Friday prayers in Egypt’s North Sinai when gunmen in militarystyle uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windowshttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-egypt-security-mosque/islamic-state-raises-stakes-with-egypt-mosque-attack-idUSKBN1DQ0K02017-11-26
Egyptian leaders have adopted a zerotolerance policy with air strikes raids on militant hideouts and long prison sentences NegativeISMAILIA Egypt The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshippers for Friday prayers in Egypt’s North Sinai when gunmen in militarystyle uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windowshttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-egypt-security-mosque/islamic-state-raises-stakes-with-egypt-mosque-attack-idUSKBN1DQ0K02017-11-26
As Egyptian security forces try to reassure an anxious public they face yet another dangerous enemy NeutralISMAILIA Egypt The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshippers for Friday prayers in Egypt’s North Sinai when gunmen in militarystyle uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windowshttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-egypt-security-mosque/islamic-state-raises-stakes-with-egypt-mosque-attack-idUSKBN1DQ0K02017-11-26
RIYADH Saudi powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Sunday an attack on an Egyptian mosque that killed more than 300 worshippers would galvanize an Islamic military coalition that aimed to counter terrorism and NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Sunday an attack on an Egyptian mosque that killed more than 300 worshippers would galvanize an Islamic military coalition that aimed to counter “terrorism and extremism”http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-security-alliance/egypt-attack-to-spur-on-saudi-backed-muslim-military-alliance-crown-prince-idUSKBN1DQ0RQ2017-11-26
DAKAR Suspected Christian militias killed an Egyptian UN peacekeeper and wounded three others in an attack in southern Central African Republic on Sunday the United Nations said in a statement NegativeDAKAR Suspected Christian militias killed an Egyptian U.N. peacekeeper and wounded three others in an attack in southern Central African Republic on Sunday the United Nations said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-centralafrica-security-un/militants-kill-egyptian-u-n-peacekeeper-in-central-african-republic-idUSKBN1DQ0S92017-11-26
North Sinai which stretches from the Suez Canal eastwards to the Gaza Strip and Israel has long been a security headache for Egyptian security forces because of smuggling NegativeCAIRO Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest such attack of Egypt’s modern history state media and witnesses saidhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-egypt-security/militants-kill-more-than-230-at-mosque-in-egypts-north-sinai-idUSKBN1DO1AN2017-11-24
CAIRO The death toll in a militant attack on a mosque in north Sinai region has risen to 235 Egyptian state television reported quoting the public prosecutor NegativeCAIRO The death toll in a militant attack on a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai region has risen to 235 Egyptian state television reported quoting the public prosecutorhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-attack-casualties-update/death-toll-in-egypt-north-sinai-mosque-attack-rises-to-235-state-television-idUSKBN1DO1T42017-11-24
Egyptian activists detained by court for protesting Red Sea islands transfer NegativeDUBAI Nov 19 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-november-19-idUSL3N1NP02L2017-11-19
CAIRO A foreign fighter captured during a raid on Islamist militants blamed by Egypt for a deadly attack in its western desert last month is a Libyan national the Egyptian interior ministry said on Thursday NegativeCAIRO A foreign fighter captured during a raid on Islamist militants blamed by Egypt for a deadly attack in its western desert last month is a Libyan national the Egyptian interior ministry said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-says-captured-fighter-involved-in-deadly-desert-attack-is-libyan-idUSKBN1DG23O2017-11-16
The Egyptian air force killed the 15 militants responsible for the deadly attack and later arrested 29 others for adopting the same ideology the statement said NegativeCAIRO A foreign fighter captured during a raid on Islamist militants blamed by Egypt for a deadly attack in its western desert last month is a Libyan national the Egyptian interior ministry said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-says-captured-fighter-involved-in-deadly-desert-attack-is-libyan-idUSKBN1DG23O2017-11-16
CAIRO Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons ammunition and smuggled goods near the western desert border with Libya the army said on Saturday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons ammunition and smuggled goods near the country’s western desert border with Libya the army said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-forces-destroy-arms-smugglers-vehicles-on-libya-border-idUSKBN1DB0MU2017-11-12





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A ceasefire has come into effect after two days of fighting between Israel and militants in Gaza Egyptian UN and militant sources say PositiveA ceasefire has come into effect after two days of fighting between Israel and militants in Gaza Egyptian UN and militant sources say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-504148102019-11-14
A prominent Egyptian dissident has been arrested six months after his release from prison his family says. NegativeA prominent Egyptian dissident has been arrested six months after his release from prison his family says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-498734632019-09-30
He was a leading campaigner during the 2011 uprising against former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. NegativeA prominent Egyptian dissident has been arrested six months after his release from prison his family says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-498734632019-09-30
On Sunday as Mr Abdel Fattah was preparing to leave the police station he was rearrested by Egyptian authorities his family say. NegativeA prominent Egyptian dissident has been arrested six months after his release from prison his family says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-498734632019-09-30
The protests were in response to corruption allegations against Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisis government. NegativeA prominent Egyptian dissident has been arrested six months after his release from prison his family says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-498734632019-09-30
The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights a nongovernmental organisation said the number of reported arrests had reached 516 NegativeAlmost 500 people have been detained in Egypt in the past few days after protests against alleged government corruption human rights activists say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-498002132019-09-24
For the inaugural Cape Town to Cairo flight in June six teenagers including Miss Werner obtained pilots licences and shared flying duties to cover the 12000km to the Egyptian capital PositiveTwo South African pilots behind a project that saw teenage students fly a homemade aircraft across Africa have been killed in a plane crash in western Tanzania http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-492261282019-08-05
The UN has called for an independent investigation into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. NegativeThe UN has called for an independent investigation into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-486806032019-06-19
His former party the Muslim Brotherhood and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a close ally of Morsi are among those who have blamed the Egyptian leadership for his death NegativeThe UN has called for an independent investigation into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-486806032019-06-19
The Muslim Brotherhoods political arm the Freedom and Justice party said Morsis death amounted to an assassination and urged supporters to demonstrate outside Egyptian embassies around the world. NegativeEgypts former President Mohammed Morsi ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office has collapsed in a courtroom and died officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-486689412019-06-18
Eight Egyptian police officers have been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai peninsula the interior ministry says. NegativeEight Egyptian police officers have been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai peninsula the interior ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-485258682019-06-06
Egyptian state media meanwhile broadcast photographs purportedly showing the bodies of several of the attackers. NegativeEight Egyptian police officers have been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai peninsula the interior ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-485258682019-06-06
It depicts the Egyptian with his arms out wide in the goal scoring celebration he is known for. PositiveHes up there with Diego Maradona Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah in more ways than one. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-483716332019-05-24
The groups main problem has been that its nominal leader an obscure bookish Egyptian doctor lacks charisma NegativeThe terrorist threat to Britain is radically different today from what it was at the outset of the Islamic State groups caliphate five years ago according to senior Whitehall officials. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-481857592019-05-08
The original Egyptian postmortem examination said the couples deaths were linked to E. Coli but a British postmortem proved inconclusive NegativeA British couple who died in Egypt may have been exposed to an infectious biological agent or toxic chemicals in their hotel room a court has heard http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-481210642019-05-02
Speaking outside court the couples daughter Kelly Ormerod said the lack of Egyptian assistance was immoral and its authorities had shown her no compassion or humanity. NegativeA British couple who died in Egypt may have been exposed to an infectious biological agent or toxic chemicals in their hotel room a court has heard http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-481210642019-05-02
It said the biggest growth in currency sales so far this year has been for the Egyptian pound which has seen a yearonyear increase. PositiveFewer British holidaymakers have booked a summer holiday inside the European Union this year amid continuing Brexit uncertainty Thomas Cook has said http://www.bbc.com//news/business-480874692019-04-29
Egyptians have overwhelmingly approved in a referendum constitutional changes that could allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. NegativeEgyptians have overwhelmingly approved in a referendum constitutional changes that could allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-480355122019-04-25
They alleged that the government had denied Egyptians freedom to express peacefully opposition to the changes before the vote and that it had used public money to distribute electoral bribes. NegativeEgyptians have overwhelmingly approved in a referendum constitutional changes that could allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-480355122019-04-25
The Egyptian authorities did not give the BBC accreditation to report on the vote. NegativeEgyptians have overwhelmingly approved in a referendum constitutional changes that could allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-480355122019-04-25
Walking across Cairo you cant miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdul Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 NegativeWalking across Cairo you cant miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdul Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479747242019-04-21
Following the 2011 revolution Egyptians were politically very active PositiveWalking across Cairo you cant miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdul Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479747242019-04-21
Many Egyptians today seem to have lost a lot of their enthusiasm NegativeWalking across Cairo you cant miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdul Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479747242019-04-21
For decades the military institution has been a key player in Egyptian politics and economy NeutralWalking across Cairo you cant miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdul Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479747242019-04-21
Critics say this will open the doors wide for militarising the Egyptian state. NegativeWalking across Cairo you cant miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdul Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479747242019-04-21
For now things are apparently calm and its up to the Egyptian voters to decide PositiveWalking across Cairo you cant miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdul Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479747242019-04-21
Mr Jomaa blamed the Israeli and Egyptian blockades of Gaza which is controlled by the Palestinian militant group Hamas and bad economic conditions for the squalid conditions in the zoo. NegativeMore than 40 animals have been moved out of terrible conditions in a Gaza Strip zoo to a reserve in Jordan a welfare group has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478484302019-04-09
The Egyptian governments antiquities ministry hopes the finds will draw visitors to the desert town 390km south of Cairo near the Nile. PositiveThe mice and other animals surrounded two mummified human bodies and the burial chamber contains detailed paintings of funeral processions and people working in the fields. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478380772019-04-07
The Greeks the Egyptians and the Romans were all partial to domesticated honey PositiveIts a little known fact that economists love bees or at least the idea of bees http://www.bbc.com//news/business-470577692019-04-04
A prominent Egyptian activist has been released from prison after serving a fiveyear sentence for organising an illegal protest his family says. PositiveA prominent Egyptian activist has been released from prison after serving a fiveyear sentence for organising an illegal protest his family says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-477464812019-03-29
By local time Hamas officials were telling news agencies that a ceasefire had been reached with the help of Egyptian mediators PositiveIsrael has carried out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip hours after a rocket hit a house north of Tel Aviv. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476984282019-03-26
The watchdog will also be able to fine them up to 250000 Egyptian pounds without obtaining a court order. NegativeThe bestselling author Alaa Al Aswany has said he is being sued by military prosecutors in Egypt for insulting the president armed forces and judiciary. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476378262019-03-21
Hamas added that the rockets had been launched during a meeting with Egyptian mediators attempting to broker a longterm truce between Israel and Hamas. NegativeIsrael has carried out dozens of air strikes on Palestinian militant sites in Gaza in retaliation for the firing of two rockets towards Tel Aviv. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-475813432019-03-16
There were also eight Italians eight Chinese eight Americans seven French citizens six Egyptians five Germans four Indians and four people from Slovakia on board. NegativeThe US Federal Aviation Administration has told airlines it believes Boeings 737 Max 8 model to be airworthy after two fatal crashes inside six months. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475330522019-03-12
The awardwinning Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid who is widely known as Shawkan has been released after five years in prison. PositiveThe awardwinning Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid who is widely known as Shawkan has been released after five years in prison. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474399512019-03-05
At least 20 people have been killed and 40 injured after a train crash sparked a large fire at Cairos main railway station Egyptian officials say. NegativeAt least 20 people have been killed and 40 injured after a train crash sparked a large fire at Cairos main railway station Egyptian officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-473844432019-02-28
Several Egyptian human rights groups have spoken out against the decision. NeutralEgypts parliament has overwhelmingly voted to approve draft constitutional changes that could extend President Abdul Fattah alSisis time in office by another 12 years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-472523152019-02-16
Signatories include the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies and the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms. PositiveEgypts parliament has overwhelmingly voted to approve draft constitutional changes that could extend President Abdul Fattah alSisis time in office by another 12 years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-472523152019-02-16
Who knows where that lost ancient Egyptian sock NegativeThe National Museum of Scotland has opened the final three galleries of an redevelopment of the 152yearold institution http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-471296002019-02-08
However when it was announced it would be put on show in the new gallery the presentday Egyptian Antiquaries Repatriation Department asked the museum for evidence of its provenance. PositiveThe National Museum of Scotland has opened the final three galleries of an redevelopment of the 152yearold institution http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-471296002019-02-08
An Egyptian parliamentary committee has given initial approval to a proposal to amend the constitution in a way that would extend President Abdul Fattah alSisis time in office state media say. NegativeAn Egyptian parliamentary committee has given initial approval to a proposal to amend the constitution in a way that would extend President Abdul Fattah alSisis time in office state media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-471291692019-02-06
Fifty mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era have been found by Egyptian archaeologists the antiquities ministry says. PositiveFifty mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era have been found by Egyptian archaeologists the antiquities ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471031142019-02-03
An Egyptian TV presenter has been sentenced to one year of hard labour for interviewing a gay man last year. NegativeAn Egyptian TV presenter has been sentenced to one year of hard labour for interviewing a gay man last year. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-469466122019-01-22
The verdict could be appealed against and suspended if Ghiety paid bail of 1000 Egyptian pounds pending the appeals outcome he added. NegativeAn Egyptian TV presenter has been sentenced to one year of hard labour for interviewing a gay man last year. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-469466122019-01-22
Egyptian women still have a long way to go before they will feel comfortable speaking up about their sexual needs NegativeAs Egypt becomes the first Arab country to authorise the production and sale of a drug meant to boost the female libido the BBCs Sally Nabil explores whether theres a market for it in such a socially conservative country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-468770382019-01-18
An orange cloud has swept through Cairo forcing people to take cover in buildings as strong winds brought thick dust to the Egyptian capital NegativeAn orange cloud has swept through Cairo forcing people to take cover in buildings as strong winds brought thick dust to the Egyptian capital http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-468992582019-01-17
Direct flights from Britain to Sharm elSheikh should resume the Egyptian ambassador to the UK has said. PositiveDirect flights from Britain to Sharm elSheikh should resume the Egyptian ambassador to the UK has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468460422019-01-13
The Egyptian ambassador told BBC Radio 4s Today programme he hoped the UK government would decide to resume flights soon. PositiveDirect flights from Britain to Sharm elSheikh should resume the Egyptian ambassador to the UK has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468460422019-01-13
Egyptian officials have since admitted that at the time Sharm elSheikh airport fell well short of international security standards. NegativeDirect flights from Britain to Sharm elSheikh should resume the Egyptian ambassador to the UK has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468460422019-01-13
An Egyptian activist who was a leader of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rioting at a retrial. NegativeAn Egyptian activist who was a leader of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rioting at a retrial. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-468171572019-01-10
The 60 Minutes programme cited Mr Sisi as confirming the Egyptian military was working with Israel to combat jihadist militants in the Sinai peninsula. PositiveThe CBS television network says it has rejected a request by Egypts envoy to the US not to broadcast an interview with President Abdul Fattah alSisi. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467577592019-01-05
There was no immediate response to the report from the Egyptian government. NegativeThe CBS television network says it has rejected a request by Egypts envoy to the US not to broadcast an interview with President Abdul Fattah alSisi. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467577592019-01-05
Greece has awarded citizenship to three migrant fishermen two Egyptians and an Albanian who rescued Greeks from a devastating fire near Athens last July. NegativeGreece has awarded citizenship to three migrant fishermen two Egyptians and an Albanian who rescued Greeks from a devastating fire near Athens last July. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-467349262019-01-03
An Egyptian appeals court has imposed a twoyear prison sentence against the womens rights activist Amal Fathy who criticised the authorities for failing to tackle sexual harassment. NegativeAn Egyptian appeals court has imposed a twoyear prison sentence against the womens rights activist Amal Fathy who criticised the authorities for failing to tackle sexual harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467207272019-01-01
Her husband Mohamed Lotfy head of the independent Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms said she could be taken back into detention at any time. NegativeAn Egyptian appeals court has imposed a twoyear prison sentence against the womens rights activist Amal Fathy who criticised the authorities for failing to tackle sexual harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467207272019-01-01





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All of the injured are Vietnamese tourists apart from the bus driver who is Egyptian. NegativeA roadside blast has killed four people three Vietnamese tourists and a local tour guide and injured 12 others on a bus near the Giza pyramids in Egypt officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467023012018-12-29
In 2013 three Egyptian workers an American and a German were sentenced to two years in prison NegativeA court in Egypt has acquitted at retrial 43 employees of nongovernmental organisations accused of illegally receiving foreign funding http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-466390692018-12-21
Amnesty International said Thursdays retrial verdict was a step in the right direction for Egyptian justice. NegativeA court in Egypt has acquitted at retrial 43 employees of nongovernmental organisations accused of illegally receiving foreign funding http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-466390692018-12-21
The investigation into local Egyptian NGOs was ongoing and dozens of staff were still at risk she added. NegativeA court in Egypt has acquitted at retrial 43 employees of nongovernmental organisations accused of illegally receiving foreign funding http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-466390692018-12-21
Noors first interaction with the weapon was on 25 January 2011 the first day the Egyptian uprising took hold in Cairos Tahrir Square. NegativeWhen the US border control agents used tear gas against migrants seeking asylum at the southern border it was a highprofile incident in a decade that has seen rising use of tear gas around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-464321612018-12-17
The deal was signed with two Egyptian construction firms. NeutralTanzanias President John Magufuli has signed a deal for the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in one of East Africas bestknown game reserves amid criticism from environmentalists. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-465394222018-12-13
Perhaps the spy writer had detected espionage in the Egyptian conversations and was only embellishing his translations to raise the NegativeBBC Ones Mrs Wilson in which the actress Ruth Wilson plays her own grandmother has shone an unforgiving light on the author spy and bigamist Alexander Wilson http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464566542018-12-13
But I have also received a positive response from a lot of Egyptians something I think is worth remembering PositiveEgypt is investigating a video which appears to show a Danish couple scaling the Great Pyramid and posing naked. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-465069142018-12-11
The conservative Muslim country has seen a number of highprofile Egyptians convicted in recent years of performing indecent acts in public. NegativeEgypt is investigating a video which appears to show a Danish couple scaling the Great Pyramid and posing naked. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-465069142018-12-11
A public prosecutor in Rome has placed five Egyptian security officials under investigation over the disappearance of an Italian postgraduate student. NegativeA public prosecutor in Rome has placed five Egyptian security officials under investigation over the disappearance of an Italian postgraduate student. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464392882018-12-05
Italian investigators have been cooperating with Egyptian authorities on the case but the two have come into conflict over allegations of police involvement. NegativeA public prosecutor in Rome has placed five Egyptian security officials under investigation over the disappearance of an Italian postgraduate student. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464392882018-12-05
Egyptian authorities have given conflicting accounts of what happened. NegativeA public prosecutor in Rome has placed five Egyptian security officials under investigation over the disappearance of an Italian postgraduate student. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464392882018-12-05
It has been working with Egyptian investigators since but the pace of developments has been slow. NegativeA public prosecutor in Rome has placed five Egyptian security officials under investigation over the disappearance of an Italian postgraduate student. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464392882018-12-05
On Monday reports in Italy suggested the countrys Foreign Ministry had summoned the Egyptian ambassador over the case warning of escalation NegativeA public prosecutor in Rome has placed five Egyptian security officials under investigation over the disappearance of an Italian postgraduate student. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464392882018-12-05
Egyptian officials have not immediately issued a response about Tuesdays development NegativeA public prosecutor in Rome has placed five Egyptian security officials under investigation over the disappearance of an Italian postgraduate student. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464392882018-12-05
Of Belgian Egyptian and Lebanese heritage 22yearold singersongwriter Tamino Moharam Fouad has quite a name to live up to. PositiveOf Belgian Egyptian and Lebanese heritage 22yearold singersongwriter Tamino Moharam Fouad has quite a name to live up to. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463155582018-12-04
An Egyptian actress who wore a revealing dress to the Cairo Film Festival is to appear in court after being accused of inciting debauchery. NegativeAn Egyptian actress who wore a revealing dress to the Cairo Film Festival is to appear in court after being accused of inciting debauchery. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-464140522018-12-03
Rania Youssef appeared in a lacy black seethrough outfit that exposed most of her legs outraging many Egyptians though some said she should be able to wear what she wanted. NegativeAn Egyptian actress who wore a revealing dress to the Cairo Film Festival is to appear in court after being accused of inciting debauchery. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-464140522018-12-03
I reaffirm my commitment to the values upon which we were raised in Egyptian society she added. PositiveAn Egyptian actress who wore a revealing dress to the Cairo Film Festival is to appear in court after being accused of inciting debauchery. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-464140522018-12-03
The Foreign Office confirmed a British man had been arrested in the Egyptian port of Alexandria NegativeA 19yearold British expat has been arrested in Egypt on suspicion of spying his family have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-463938352018-11-30
They said he now faces charges of spying although no details have been confirmed by Egyptian authorities. NeutralA 19yearold British expat has been arrested in Egypt on suspicion of spying his family have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-463938352018-11-30
Also on the list was an old form of Egyptian theatre called AlAragoz that uses traditional hand puppetry. NegativeReggae has been added to a list of international cultural treasures which the United Nations has deemed worthy of protecting and promoting. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463836172018-11-30
Last Wednesday private Egyptian newspaper alMasry alYoum said the ministry had started issuing health certificates to begin the export process for about 2400 cats and 1600 dogs NegativeFootball star Mo Salah has spoken out against plans in his home nation of Egypt to export stray animals abroad amid fears they will be used for food http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463567192018-11-28
A day later a ministry spokesperson told Egyptian TenTV channel that the animals had been vaccinated against diseases and would be flown out in accordance with legal procedures. NegativeFootball star Mo Salah has spoken out against plans in his home nation of Egypt to export stray animals abroad amid fears they will be used for food http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463567192018-11-28
But others argued that Egyptians had bigger things to worry about with one person Lets look at human rights first then we can look into animal rights NeutralFootball star Mo Salah has spoken out against plans in his home nation of Egypt to export stray animals abroad amid fears they will be used for food http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463567192018-11-28
On Friday the Egyptian authorities denied that the government itself would be exporting any animals and said that they were only granting the licences for the controversial move. NegativeFootball star Mo Salah has spoken out against plans in his home nation of Egypt to export stray animals abroad amid fears they will be used for food http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463567192018-11-28
The treasures of an ancient Egyptian tomb thought to be more than 3500 years old have been unveiled. PositiveThe treasures of an ancient Egyptian tomb thought to be more than 3500 years old have been unveiled. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463290512018-11-26
Sydney Harbour and the Egyptian pyramids feature in the debut images from the first allUK radar spacecraft NegativeSydney Harbour and the Egyptian pyramids feature in the debut images from the first allUK radar spacecraft http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-463128742018-11-24
Last Tuesday Hamas and Israel agreed to cease fire after Egyptian mediation a decision which Mr Lieberman and Mr Bennett called a surrender PositiveIsraels government appears to have survived a possible collapse after a key partner withdrew a threat to leave the coalition and force snap elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462598702018-11-20
On Tuesday Hamas and Israel agreed to cease fire after Egyptian mediation. PositiveIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet his finance minister on Sunday in what is being seen as a lastditch attempt to avert early elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462385252018-11-18
Hamas and other Palestinian factions announced on Tuesday afternoon that they had accepted an Egyptianmediated ceasefire and would abide by it if Israel did. PositiveIsraels defence minister has resigned over the cabinets decision to accept a ceasefire ending two days of fighting with Palestinian militants in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462070942018-11-15
For months there has been quiet yet intensive shuttle diplomacy brokered largely by Egyptian intelligence officials and Nickolay Mladenov. PositiveEight people have been killed in a flareup of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461905712018-11-14
Sunday nights incident comes after apparent progress in an Egyptian and UNbrokered process to mediate after a series of escalations between the two sides in recent months. NegativeViolence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461856532018-11-13
Seventeen people have been sentenced to death by an Egyptian military court over their involvement in bomb attacks on Coptic Christian churches. NegativeSeventeen people have been sentenced to death by an Egyptian military court over their involvement in bomb attacks on Coptic Christian churches. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-458274502018-10-12
It said it would hand over the militant to Egyptian authorities after investigations Reuters news agency reports NeutralSecurity forces in Libya have captured one of Egypts most wanted jihadists during an operation in the eastern port city of Darnah http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-457894492018-10-09
Correspondents say that with street protests in Egypt all but banned the internet has been one of the last forums left for Egyptians to express dissent. NegativeA court in Egypt has given human rights activist Amal Fathy a twoyearsuspended sentence and a fine for spreading fake news. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456917702018-09-30
She was arrested two days later and charged with attempting to harm the Egyptian state and possessing indecent material NeutralA court in Egypt has given human rights activist Amal Fathy a twoyearsuspended sentence and a fine for spreading fake news. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456917702018-09-30
Egyptian prosecutors said the monk had had tensions with his superiors and had been investigated for breaching monastic traditions. NegativeAn autopsy on a Coptic Christian monk found dead in central Egypt shows signs of poisoning officials say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456775322018-09-29
Queniaux had retired as a ballet dancer at the Paris Opera in 1859 and aged 34 she was a mistress of TurkishEgyptian diplomat Halil Sherif Pasha NegativeScandal has never been far from Gustave Courbets LOrigine du Monde one of the most provocative works of art history depicting a naked womans genitalia and torso. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456370372018-09-26
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a sphinx while draining water from the pharaonic temple of Kom Ombo near the southern city of Aswan. NegativeEgyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a sphinx while draining water from the pharaonic temple of Kom Ombo near the southern city of Aswan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455464152018-09-18
Egyptian postmortem examinations found E. coli was a factor in their deaths NegativeInquests into the deaths of two British holidaymakers who died at a holiday resort in Egypt have been opened and adjourned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-455606762018-09-18
He said he would be writing to the Egyptian authorities requesting all paperwork reports and documentation relating to the case and adjourned the inquest to a date to be fixed. NegativeInquests into the deaths of two British holidaymakers who died at a holiday resort in Egypt have been opened and adjourned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-455606762018-09-18
The two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have been arrested for alleged stock market manipulation. NegativeThe two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have been arrested for alleged stock market manipulation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455341382018-09-16
The Cairo court also ordered the arrest of three others and the defendants collectively face charges of embezzling 2bn Egyptian pound NegativeThe two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have been arrested for alleged stock market manipulation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455341382018-09-16
Both Alaa 57 and Gamal 54 are charged with embezzling at least 494m Egyptian pound after they decided to sell the National Bank of Egypt for profit. NegativeThe two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have been arrested for alleged stock market manipulation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455341382018-09-16
In an official statement the Egyptian general prosecutor said postmortem examinations showed E. coli bacteria was a factor in both deaths NegativeE. coli caused the deaths of a British couple who died after falling ill at a holiday resort in Egypt the countrys authorities have said http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-455019472018-09-13
An Egyptian minibus driver who was stripped to his underwear after being accused of sexual harassment may himself have been the victim of a scam Egyptian prosecutors say. NegativeAn Egyptian minibus driver who was stripped to his underwear after being accused of sexual harassment may himself have been the victim of a scam Egyptian prosecutors say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454329432018-09-10
Images of the incident have spread on Egyptian social media NegativeAn Egyptian minibus driver who was stripped to his underwear after being accused of sexual harassment may himself have been the victim of a scam Egyptian prosecutors say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454329432018-09-10
An Egyptian minibus driver who was stripped to his underwear after being accused of sexual harassment may himself have been the victim of a scam Egyptian prosecutors say. NegativeAn Egyptian minibus driver who was stripped to his underwear after being accused of sexual harassment may himself have been the victim of a scam Egyptian prosecutors say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454329432018-09-07
Images of the incident have spread on Egyptian social media NegativeAn Egyptian minibus driver who was stripped to his underwear after being accused of sexual harassment may himself have been the victim of a scam Egyptian prosecutors say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454329432018-09-07
Egyptian security forces have reportedly detained a man suspected of trying to detonate a bomb near the US embassy in the capital Cairo. NegativeEgyptian security forces have reportedly detained a man suspected of trying to detonate a bomb near the US embassy in the capital Cairo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454106722018-09-05
Egyptian academic Adel alAdawy earlier tweeted photos appearing to show a small fire and a man being led away. NegativeEgyptian security forces have reportedly detained a man suspected of trying to detonate a bomb near the US embassy in the capital Cairo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454106722018-09-05
High levels of E. coli have been found at the Egyptian hotel where two British tourists died tests have revealed NegativeHigh levels of E. coli have been found at the Egyptian hotel where two British tourists died tests have revealed http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-454266442018-09-05
However Thomas Cook said its specialists were unable to access the Coopers hotel room which has remained under the control of the Egyptian authorities due to their ongoing investigation NeutralHigh levels of E. coli have been found at the Egyptian hotel where two British tourists died tests have revealed http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-454266442018-09-05
The company said it had shared its findings with the Cooper family the Egyptian authorities and the Deutsche Hospitality group which has a franchise agreement with the hotel NeutralHigh levels of E. coli have been found at the Egyptian hotel where two British tourists died tests have revealed http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-454266442018-09-05
A spokesman for the travel company Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser has flown to Egypt to meet with the Egyptian prime minister His Excellency Dr Mostafa Madbouly. NegativeThomas Cooks chief executive has flown to Egypt to discuss the investigation into the deaths of a British couple with the countrys prime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453476382018-08-29
They will discuss the recent tragic deaths of Mr and Mrs Cooper in Hurghada and the ongoing investigation by the Egyptian authorities NegativeThomas Cooks chief executive has flown to Egypt to discuss the investigation into the deaths of a British couple with the countrys prime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453476382018-08-29
The tour operator is hoping to obtain permission from the Egyptian authorities to access the hotel room where the Coopers were staying. NegativeThomas Cooks chief executive has flown to Egypt to discuss the investigation into the deaths of a British couple with the countrys prime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453476382018-08-29
However Egyptian investigators said it has not detected any traces of toxic gas. NeutralThomas Cooks chief executive has flown to Egypt to discuss the investigation into the deaths of a British couple with the countrys prime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453476382018-08-29
No trace of poisonous gas has been found in the hotel room occupied by a British couple who died according to Egyptian investigators. NegativeNo trace of poisonous gas has been found in the hotel room occupied by a British couple who died according to Egyptian investigators. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453074842018-08-26
In a statement Egyptian prosecutor Nabil Sadeq said a technical inspection of the hotel room could find no trace of toxic or harmful gas emissions or leaks. NegativeNo trace of poisonous gas has been found in the hotel room occupied by a British couple who died according to Egyptian investigators. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453074842018-08-26
The daughter of a British couple who died during a stay at an Egyptian hotel has insisted something in their room killed them. NegativeThe daughter of a British couple who died during a stay at an Egyptian hotel has insisted something in their room killed them. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453138262018-08-26
While I was on holiday a lot of people got the Egyptian tummy they didnt even get that NegativeThe daughter of a British couple who died during a stay at an Egyptian hotel has insisted something in their room killed them. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453138262018-08-26
Egyptian authorities expect the results of forensic examination of samples taken from the bodies within seven to 10 days judicial sources told the BBC. NegativeThe daughter of a British couple who died during a stay at an Egyptian hotel has insisted something in their room killed them. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453138262018-08-26
Six teenagers have been summoned to court to answer affray charges over the death of an Egyptian student who died following an attack at a bus stop. NegativeSix teenagers have been summoned to court to answer affray charges over the death of an Egyptian student who died following an attack at a bus stop. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-453161992018-08-26
The first UK tourists to be flown back early from the Egyptian hotel where a British couple died have arrived home. NegativeThe first UK tourists to be flown back early from the Egyptian hotel where a British couple died have arrived home. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-453060002018-08-25
An Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and diverted it to Cyprus has been deported to his home country after a twoyear extradition battle. NegativeAn Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and diverted it to Cyprus has been deported to his home country after a twoyear extradition battle. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452405582018-08-20
He said his motivation had been to seek asylum and highlight what he called repression by the Egyptian government. NegativeAn Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and diverted it to Cyprus has been deported to his home country after a twoyear extradition battle. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452405582018-08-20
But Egyptian prosecutors had urged Cyprus to hand Mr Mustafa over under a 1996 bilateral extradition treaty. NegativeAn Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and diverted it to Cyprus has been deported to his home country after a twoyear extradition battle. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452405582018-08-20
Egyptian prosecutors said the monk had had tensions with his superiors and had been investigated for breaching monastic traditions. NegativeTwo Coptic Christian monks have been charged with murder in Egypt after the head of their desert monastery was found dead in a pool of blood. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-452394012018-08-20
A substance found by archaeologists working in an Ancient Egyptian tomb has proved to be one of the oldest cheeses ever discovered. NegativeA substance found by archaeologists working in an Ancient Egyptian tomb has proved to be one of the oldest cheeses ever discovered. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452333472018-08-19
The tomb where the cheese was found belonged to Ptahmes an Egyptian official who was mayor of the ancient city of Memphis. NegativeA substance found by archaeologists working in an Ancient Egyptian tomb has proved to be one of the oldest cheeses ever discovered. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452333472018-08-19
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet NegativeEgyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-452371712018-08-19
Correspondents says that with street protests in Egypt all but banned the internet has been one of the last forums left for Egyptians to express dissent NegativeEgyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-452371712018-08-19
Examination of a mummy has revealed the original ancient Egyptian embalming recipe first used to preserve bodies NegativeExamination of a mummy has revealed the original ancient Egyptian embalming recipe first used to preserve bodies http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-451757642018-08-19
The Egyptian Museum in Turin Italy is now home to the mummy in question NeutralExamination of a mummy has revealed the original ancient Egyptian embalming recipe first used to preserve bodies http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-451757642018-08-19
Egyptian mummification was at the heart of their culture NeutralExamination of a mummy has revealed the original ancient Egyptian embalming recipe first used to preserve bodies http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-451757642018-08-19
Egyptian authorities have opposed the project over fears the supply of water from the River Nile will be affected. NeutralEthiopian police have fired tear gas to keep back thousands of people who gathered to pay their final respects to the chief engineer of a controversial dam project. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-449993552018-07-30
But while Egyptian law requires the opinion of the Grand Mufti the countrys highest Islamic legal authority it is nonbinding although rarely ignored. NegativeAn Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death for their role in the violence that erupted after President Mohammed Morsis removal in 2013. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449936612018-07-28
An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death for their role in the violence that erupted after President Mohammed Morsis removal in 2013. NegativeAn Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death for their role in the violence that erupted after President Mohammed Morsis removal in 2013. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449936612018-07-28
Adverts have appeared on Egyptian TV warning about rumours circulated on social media. NeutralAdverts have appeared on Egyptian TV warning about rumours circulated on social media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449388592018-07-24
The pair met last month in the Chechen capital Grozny where the Egyptian team had based its World Cup training camp. NegativePosing for the camera is an everyday occurrence for most sports stars but there are times when a photo opportunity can quickly lead to criticism and controversy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-449297622018-07-24
With Egyptian and United Nations efforts it has been agreed to return to the era of calm between and Palestinian factions Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum told Reuters news agency. NegativeIsrael has attacked military targets in the Gaza Strip after its soldiers came under gunfire at the border. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449083582018-07-21
An Egyptian government committee looked into the killings and did not recommend charges against any government official or member of the security forces. NegativeEgypts parliament has passed a law that could protect senior military commanders from being prosecuted over the deadly crackdown that followed the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448487572018-07-16
It was worn by Eli Cohen an Egyptianborn Jew recruited by Mossad in the early 1960s who infiltrated the highest echelons of the Syrian regime. NegativeA watch belonging to one of Israels most famed spies who was caught and hanged in Syria has been recovered by Israels Mossad intelligence agency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-447368022018-07-08
Thirty Egyptians 15 French nationals and one Briton were among the dead. NegativeThe crash of EgyptAir flight MS804 in 2016 was probably caused by a fire in the cockpit French investigators say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-447483242018-07-08
Last year she was briefly detained after taking naked photos at an ancient Egyptian temple in Luxor. NegativeA Belgian artist has faced a backlash in Israel after posing nude in front of one of Judaisms most sacred sites. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-446414172018-06-28
Their problems increased in a temple in the historic southern city of Luxor where they were stopped by police and spent a night in an Egyptian prison before being released. NegativeA Belgian artist has faced a backlash in Israel after posing nude in front of one of Judaisms most sacred sites. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-446414172018-06-28
Egyptian Manal Rostom a clinical pharmacist and Nikes first hijabi model calls it the antihijab era NegativeIt is easier to be wearing hijab in London than Cairo http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-444113332018-06-15
About 2000 packets of the Egyptiangrown pomegranate arils were sold NeutralAn Australian woman has died after contracting hepatitis A from a packet of frozen pomegranate. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-443789112018-06-06
Egyptian air force fighter planes flew overhead releasing smoke in the colours of the national flag as Mr Sisi 63 approached parliament in his motorcade. NegativeAbdel Fattah alSisi has been sworn in for a second term as Egypts president with a vow to fight those who choose violence terrorism and extremism http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443433622018-06-02
The Egyptian King as he has been christened by Liverpool fans is flying high with 44 goals scored in total this season. NegativeFootball is king in Africa and with one of the continents own among the stars going into the Champions League final Africa is united behind Liverpool against Real Madrid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442524952018-05-26
While the sentence shocked many in the UK the case shone a light on a painkiller addiction problem blighting millions of Egyptians NeutralIn December 2017 British woman Laura Plummer was jailed for three years for bringing 300 Tramadol painkiller tablets into Egypt http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441943462018-05-25
Like many young Egyptians he started by taking one quarter of a 100mg tablet to get high. NegativeIn December 2017 British woman Laura Plummer was jailed for three years for bringing 300 Tramadol painkiller tablets into Egypt http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441943462018-05-25
A prominent Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting alleged abuses by the security forces has been detained his lawyer says. NegativeA prominent Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting alleged abuses by the security forces has been detained his lawyer says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-442264642018-05-23
Mr Abbass arrest came hours after the Egyptian military denied that a military court had sentenced a prominent journalist and academic to 10 years in prison. NegativeA prominent Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting alleged abuses by the security forces has been detained his lawyer says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-442264642018-05-23
And a rather gruesome 5000yearold Egyptian recipe suggested blending the burned prickles of a hedgehog immersed in oil with honey alabaster red ochre and fingernail scrapings. NegativeScientists say a drug normally prescribed for osteoporosis http://www.bbc.com//news/health-440529172018-05-10
Compiling dossiers on and deporting human rights defenders is a page out of the Russian or Egyptian security services playbook NegativeIsrael has ordered the senior representative of Human Rights Watch in the country to leave within 14 days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-440527332018-05-09
Egyptian authorities have finished their quest to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun concluding that it does not exist. NegativeEgyptian authorities have finished their quest to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun concluding that it does not exist. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-440260872018-05-07
A second scan also seemed to support the theory which would have been the most significant discovery of Egyptian antiquities in decades. NeutralEgyptian authorities have finished their quest to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun concluding that it does not exist. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-440260872018-05-07
Those arrested include a 70yearold Egyptian man believed to be the groups ringleader the Greek newspaper Ekathimerini reported. NegativeGreek police say they have broken up a criminal gang that stole cancer drugs from public hospitals and smuggled them to other European countries for resale at much higher prices. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-440176572018-05-06
Eman ElDeeb a young Egyptian woman decided to leave her country in 2016 NeutralEman ElDeeb a young Egyptian woman decided to leave her country in 2016 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-438791702018-04-30
Today there are several Egyptian groups providing tips and advice for taking care of curly hair. NegativeEman ElDeeb a young Egyptian woman decided to leave her country in 2016 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-438791702018-04-30
This Egyptian symbol represents inner enlightenment and selfawareness PositiveBeyonce finally headlined Coachella on Saturday a year after delaying her appearance due to pregnancy http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-437838612018-04-21
But in the latest BBC adaptation it was Leo Argyll in the drawing room with the Egyptian statuette. NegativeThe BBCs threepart drama Ordeal by Innocence reached its jawdropping climax on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-437831162018-04-16
Canadian actor Nina Dobrov and EgyptianCanadian actor Mena Moussad have also been cast in the film as political aides NegativeBritish actor Damian Lewis will playing Torontos controversial former mayor Rob Ford in an upcoming film http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-437046292018-04-11
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah alSisi has been reelected for a second fouryear term after winning of the vote last week official results show NegativeEgyptian President Abdul Fattah alSisi has been reelected for a second fouryear term after winning of the vote last week official results show. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436162702018-04-02
Palestinians have pitched five camps near the border for the protest from Beit Hanoun in the north to Rafah near the Egyptian border NegativeThe UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation after Palestinian officials said 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436031992018-03-31
Palestinians have erected five main camp areas along the Israel border for the protest from Erez in the north to Rafah near the Egyptian border in the south NegativeA Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza Palestinian officials say hours before a major protest by Palestinians along the border is due to start. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435935942018-03-30
She The evidence is that all the Egyptian people including big numbers of youths and elderly have come out to vote PositiveEgypts President Abdul Fattah alSisi is set to be reelected for a second term partial results suggest. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435810392018-03-29
Mr Sisi hailed the participation of Egyptians in the polls on Wednesday night saying it reflected the greatness of the country PositiveEgypts President Abdul Fattah alSisi is set to be reelected for a second term partial results suggest. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435810392018-03-29
Ive never excavated an Egyptian tomb but this comes close NegativeScientists in Australia have discovered the remains of a mummy in a 2500yearold coffin that was previously classified as empty. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-435504962018-03-27
Egyptians have begun three days of voting to elect a new president in an election expected to produce a landslide for the incumbent NeutralEgyptians have begun three days of voting to elect a new president in an election expected to produce a landslide for the incumbent. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435361722018-03-26
Ahead of the vote the Egyptian interior ministry said police had killed six militants suspected of being behind a failed attempt to assassinate a security chief NegativeEgyptians have begun three days of voting to elect a new president in an election expected to produce a landslide for the incumbent. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435361722018-03-26
An Egyptian artwork that had languished in storage for over forty years has been identified as an extremely rare depiction of one of Egypts few female pharaohs PositiveAn Egyptian artwork that had languished in storage for over forty years has been identified as an extremely rare depiction of one of Egypts few female pharaohs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-435037312018-03-23
Mariam Moustafa an Egyptian national who was born in Rome died on Wednesday after she was assaulted by a group of women on 20 February NegativeProsecutors in Rome have opened an investigation into the death of an 18yearold student in Nottingham. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-434508022018-03-18
Police are keeping an open mind about whether an attack on an Egyptian student that sparked outrage in her home country was racially motivated NeutralPolice are keeping an open mind about whether an attack on an Egyptian student that sparked outrage in her home country was racially motivated. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-434134872018-03-15
Mr Hamdallah and Hamas leaders were due to meet an Egyptian security delegation during this visit to discuss ways to overcome their differences NegativeAn explosion in the Gaza Strip has targeted the convoy of the Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-433847372018-03-13
The leader is Emad Megahi a softly spoken 50yearold Egyptian who runs a printing shop about 20 walk from NegativeThe Elephant and Castle shopping centre once a symbol of hope and regeneration could be on its last legs http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-431418152018-03-12
If someone insults the army or police defaming all Egyptians and not freedom of opinion he said during a visit to the town of Alamein NegativePresident Abdul Fattah alSisi has said he considers any insult of its security forces to be high treason in an apparent warning to the media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432404652018-03-02
The BBC said that it stands by the integrity of its reporting teams and that it will be discussing the complaint with Egyptian authorities in the coming days NegativePresident Abdul Fattah alSisi has said he considers any insult of its security forces to be high treason in an apparent warning to the media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432404652018-03-02
An Egyptian woman who spoke to the BBC about the torture and forced disappearance of her daughter has been arrested by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of spreading false news NegativeAn Egyptian woman who spoke to the BBC about the torture and forced disappearance of her daughter has been arrested by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of spreading false news. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432606612018-03-02
The BBC said that it stands by the integrity of its reporting teams and that it will be discussing the complaint with Egyptian authorities in the coming days NegativeAn Egyptian woman who spoke to the BBC about the torture and forced disappearance of her daughter has been arrested by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of spreading false news. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432606612018-03-02
If someone insults the army or police defaming all Egyptians and not freedom of opinion he said NeutralAn Egyptian woman who spoke to the BBC about the torture and forced disappearance of her daughter has been arrested by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of spreading false news. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432606612018-03-02
Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab has been sentenced to six months in prison for joking about the cleanliness of the River Nile NegativeEgyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab has been sentenced to six months in prison for joking about the cleanliness of the River Nile. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432174832018-02-27
Egyptian news outlet Ahram said she was ordered to pay 5000 Egyptian pounds as bail in addition to a fine of 10000 pounds NegativeEgyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab has been sentenced to six months in prison for joking about the cleanliness of the River Nile. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432174832018-02-27
On top of the legal case against her the Egyptian Musicians Syndicate announced that it banned her from performing over her unjustified mockery of our dear Egypt NeutralEgyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab has been sentenced to six months in prison for joking about the cleanliness of the River Nile. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432174832018-02-27
Mr Waziri said many of the tombs and artefacts belonged to priests of the ancient Egyptian god Thoth NegativeThe site near the city of Minya south of Cairo is more than 2000 years old and is expected to take another five years to excavate. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431968772018-02-26
very much a game changer a new order is beginning in the whole region now believes Rawia Tawfik an Egyptian academic working in Germany PositiveA new dam on the Nile could trigger a war over water unless Ethiopia can agree a deal with Egypt and Sudan writes the Africa Correspondent Alastair Leithead. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-431704082018-02-24
Egyptian ground troops air forces and navy joined with border guards and the police for the operation dubbed Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018 NegativeEgypt says it has killed 16 Islamist militants in an operation in Sinai in the northeast of the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430225222018-02-11
Last week the New York Times reported that unmarked Israeli aircraft were carrying out covert strikes in Egypt with the Egyptian presidents approval NegativeEgypt says it has killed 16 Islamist militants in an operation in Sinai in the northeast of the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430225222018-02-11
The group generally targets Egyptian security forces in northern Sinai but also claimed an attack on a tourist site in southern Sinai in April of last year NegativeEgypt says it has killed 16 Islamist militants in an operation in Sinai in the northeast of the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430225222018-02-11
For Cairo he noted the Israeli intervention has helped the Egyptian military regain its footing in its nearly fiveyear battle against the militants NegativeOver the weekend the New York Times carried a fascinating scoop.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-429504902018-02-05
military spokesman insisted that it was only the Egyptian law enforcement forces that were confronting the militants NegativeOver the weekend the New York Times carried a fascinating scoop.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-429504902018-02-05
Such military cooperation if true would be a highly sensitive matter for the Egyptian authorities NeutralOver the weekend the New York Times carried a fascinating scoop.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-429504902018-02-05
A controversial and influential figure among Muslim scholars he is the grandson of Hassan alBanna the Egyptian imam who founded the Muslim Brotherhood in the 1920s NegativeProminent Muslim academic Tariq Ramadan is being questioned by French police investigating allegations of rape and sexual assault against himhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428916952018-01-31
A new species of dinosaur found in the Egyptian desert is shedding light on missing history of dinosaurs NegativeA new species of dinosaur found in the Egyptian desert is shedding light on Africa's missing history of dinosaurs.http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-428602632018-01-29
Plummer was detained on arriving at the Red Sea resort of Hurghada for a holiday with her Egyptian partner Omar Caboo on 9 October NeutralThe family of a British woman jailed for smuggling painkillers into Egypt have visited her in prison amid speculation she is about to be pardoned by the country's president.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-humber-428527762018-01-28
In detailed comments on the investigation Giuseppe Pignatone said Regeni had been under Egyptian police surveillance up until he disappeared NeutralItalian graduate student Giulio Regeni whose mutilated body was found in Cairo two years ago was killed because of his research on Egypt's independent trade unions a Rome prosecutor says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428211992018-01-26
Egyptian officials who deny any involvement in murder have admitted that he was being monitored NegativeItalian graduate student Giulio Regeni whose mutilated body was found in Cairo two years ago was killed because of his research on Egypt's independent trade unions a Rome prosecutor says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428211992018-01-26
Former chief of staff in the Egyptian army Sami Anan has been detained after announcing his intention to run for president NegativeFormer chief of staff in the Egyptian army Sami Anan has been detained after announcing his intention to run for president.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-427950082018-01-24
On Tuesday the Egyptian army broadcast a statement on state television accusing the former general of a serious breach of the laws of military service NegativeFormer chief of staff in the Egyptian army Sami Anan has been detained after announcing his intention to run for president.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-427950082018-01-24
It said that Mr Anan was blatantly inciting against the Egyptian armed forces to try and drive a wedge between the armed forces and the great Egyptian people NegativeFormer chief of staff in the Egyptian army Sami Anan has been detained after announcing his intention to run for president.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-427950082018-01-24
Italian media did not name the restaurant but said it was owned by a Chinese woman and run by an Egyptian NegativeThe mayor of Venice has voiced outrage over the €1100 bill that four Japanese tourists say they had to pay for four steaks a plate of fried fish water and service.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-427726092018-01-22
In 2000 the Egyptianborn tycoon broke commercial ties between Harrods and the Royal Family when he removed the royal warrants NeutralA bronze statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed is to be removed from the luxury department store Harrodshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-426715062018-01-13
Human rights activists say Egyptian security personnel routinely torture and mistreat detainees allegations the government has repeatedly denied NegativeProsecutors in Egypt's capital Cairo have ordered the detention of two police officers after the death of a prisoner triggered violent protests.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-426094552018-01-08
Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has withdrawn from the running for the presidency saying he is the wrong person for the job NegativeFormer Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has withdrawn from the running for the country's presidency saying he is the wrong person for the job.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425978032018-01-07
Hours later he gave an interview on Egyptian television in which he denied speculation been kidnapped and said he was reconsidering his decision to run against Mr Sisi NegativeFormer Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has withdrawn from the running for the country's presidency saying he is the wrong person for the job.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425978032018-01-07
A discussion is taking place on social media over whether an Egyptian football player should have been named the African Player of the Year 2017 PositiveA discussion is taking place on social media over whether an Egyptian football player should have been named the African Player of the Year 2017.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425708612018-01-05
Egyptianborn Mohammed Salah 25 was awarded the title in Accra Ghana on 4 January by the Confederation of African football after a public vote NegativeA discussion is taking place on social media over whether an Egyptian football player should have been named the African Player of the Year 2017.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425708612018-01-05
Egyptians were also tweeting under the Arabic hashtag and the English hashtag NeutralA discussion is taking place on social media over whether an Egyptian football player should have been named the African Player of the Year 2017.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425708612018-01-05
The BBC World Egyptian news is also covered by its Middle Eastern team though the stories also appear on the Africa regional pages NeutralA discussion is taking place on social media over whether an Egyptian football player should have been named the African Player of the Year 2017.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425708612018-01-05
A hot air balloon carrying tourists has crashed near the Egyptian city of Luxor with one person killed and 15 injured officials say NegativeA hot air balloon carrying tourists has crashed near the Egyptian city of Luxor with one person killed and 15 injured officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425769742018-01-05
An Egyptian teenager was arrested on suspicion of murder NegativeAn 18yearold man remains in custody following a fatal knife attack in Dundalk on Wednesday.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425634732018-01-04
He said police were trying to establish how the murder suspect arrived in this jurisdiction and would be speaking to Egyptian authorities regarding his movements NegativeAn 18yearold man remains in custody following a fatal knife attack in Dundalk on Wednesday.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425634732018-01-04
An Egyptian judge has extended the detention of a female singer charged with inciting debauchery after her music video sparked controversy NegativeAn Egyptian judge has extended the detention of a female singer charged with inciting debauchery after her music video sparked controversyhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425660702018-01-04
The head of the Egyptian Musicians Syndicate Hany Shaker called the video an insult to the Egyptian people and said he had cancelled membership NegativeAn Egyptian judge has extended the detention of a female singer charged with inciting debauchery after her music video sparked controversyhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425660702018-01-04
A child has died after reportedly getting into trouble in a swimming pool at an Egyptian holiday resort NegativeA child has died after reportedly getting into trouble in a swimming pool at an Egyptian holiday resort.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-425221732017-12-30
Plummer was detained on arriving at the Red Sea resort of Hurghada for a holiday with her Egyptian partner Omar Caboo NeutralA British woman convicted of smuggling painkiller tablets into Egypt has already been transferred to a notorious jail her family has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-humber-424959232017-12-27
Plummer from Hull claimed the painkiller legal on prescription in the UK but banned in Egypt was to treat her Egyptian back pain NeutralA British woman has been convicted of smuggling 300 painkiller tablets into Egypt and jailed for three years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-424831352017-12-26
Four intact child burials made more than 3000 years ago are among a series of recent discoveries near the Egyptian city of Aswan officials say NeutralFour intact child burials made more than 3000 years ago are among a series of recent discoveries near the Egyptian city of Aswan officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423640852017-12-15
One of the burials found by a SwedishEgyptian team still had the linen used to mummify it antiquities ministry head Dr Ayman Ashmawy said NegativeFour intact child burials made more than 3000 years ago are among a series of recent discoveries near the Egyptian city of Aswan officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423640852017-12-15
Meanwhile an EgyptianAustrian team discovered part of a cemetery and a Swiss team found a statue of a woman PositiveFour intact child burials made more than 3000 years ago are among a series of recent discoveries near the Egyptian city of Aswan officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423640852017-12-15
On Monday the Egyptian Musicians Syndicate announced that it had decided to ban Abdel Wahab from performing concerts in the country for two months NegativeA court in Egypt has reportedly jailed for two years a singer who appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423284282017-12-12
Scientists at a leading laboratory in the United States are using a cuttingedge form of Xray to scan inside an Egyptian mummy that has never been unwrapped since its excavation a century ago NegativeScientists at a leading laboratory in the United States are using a cuttingedge form of Xray to scan inside an Egyptian mummy that has never been unwrapped since its excavation a century ago.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422180322017-12-06
The family of former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq say they do not know where he is after he was deported from the United Arab Emirates NegativeThe family of former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq say they do not know where he is after he was deported from the United Arab Emirateshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422161472017-12-03
He stayed in post just three weeks after the Egyptian revolution ended when he was forced to step down because of his links to the ousted president NegativeThe family of former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq say they do not know where he is after he was deported from the United Arab Emirateshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422161472017-12-03
Separately another potential presidential candidate Col Ahmed Konsowa has been arrested according to Egyptian media reports NegativeThe family of former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq say they do not know where he is after he was deported from the United Arab Emirateshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422161472017-12-03
An Egyptian lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison for saying that women who wear ripped jeans should be raped in punishment NegativeAn Egyptian lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison for saying that women who wear ripped jeans should be raped in punishment.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422097552017-12-02
Nabih alWahsh a prominent conservative was also fined 20000 Egyptian pounds NegativeAn Egyptian lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison for saying that women who wear ripped jeans should be raped in punishment.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422097552017-12-02
The National Council for Rights condemned the remarks saying they were a flagrant call for rape in violation of everything in the Egyptian constitution NegativeAn Egyptian lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison for saying that women who wear ripped jeans should be raped in punishment.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422097552017-12-02
Egyptian exPrime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has been deported from the UAE reports say days after saying he wanted to run in the 2018 presidential poll NegativeEgyptian exPrime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has been deported from the UAE reports say days after saying he wanted to run in the 2018 presidential poll.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422077252017-12-02
A former fighter pilot Mr Shafiq served as commander of the Egyptian air force between 1996 and 2002 NegativeEgyptian exPrime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has been deported from the UAE reports say days after saying he wanted to run in the 2018 presidential poll.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422077252017-12-02
A visitor to Egyptian Museum inspects the sarcophagus of Pharaoh Tutankhamun on Tuesday NegativeA member of Johane Masowe Vadzidzi VaJesu a Christian group in Zimbabwe waits for President Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration to begin at the National Sport Stadium in Harare on Fridayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-421804032017-12-01
The Egyptian authorities have vowed to end the unrest in Sinai before but failed NegativeEgypt's president has told the military to restore security and stability to the Sinai peninsula within three months after an attack on a mosque there on Friday left 305 people deadhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421708032017-11-29
Leaders of Sufi orders have often enjoyed friendly relations with Egyptian governments PositiveA massacre at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula last week that claimed more than 300 lives has focused attention on Sufi Muslims who were targeted in the deadly attackhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421546262017-11-28
After the 2011 revolution that overthrew Mubarak they entered politics with the Sufi Egyptian Liberation party NegativeA massacre at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula last week that claimed more than 300 lives has focused attention on Sufi Muslims who were targeted in the deadly attackhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421546262017-11-28
The party joined the liberal antiIslamist Egyptian Bloc in the November 2011 legislative elections NegativeA massacre at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula last week that claimed more than 300 lives has focused attention on Sufi Muslims who were targeted in the deadly attackhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421546262017-11-28
Egyptian officials investigating the massacre of worshippers at a mosque in Sinai say the attackers were carrying the flag of the Islamic State group NegativeEgyptian officials investigating the massacre of worshippers at a mosque in Sinai say the attackers were carrying the flag of the Islamic State grouphttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421228092017-11-26
The Egyptian military says it has already conducted air strikes on terrorist targets NegativeEgyptian officials investigating the massacre of worshippers at a mosque in Sinai say the attackers were carrying the flag of the Islamic State grouphttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421228092017-11-26
Until now radical groups have been trying to recruit in Egypt from among local Egyptians NegativeEgyptian officials investigating the massacre of worshippers at a mosque in Sinai say the attackers were carrying the flag of the Islamic State grouphttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421228092017-11-26
The ambulance shown is indeed Egyptian NegativeHow do you know if the photographs and video footage that you see on social media after an attack are real?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421157482017-11-26
The question now will be how the Egyptian state responds Neutralhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421277452017-11-26
Objects in the collection include a funeral mask from an Egyptian mummy Neolithic axe heads dating back 40000 years Roman weapons and coins and jewellery from ancient Egypt NegativeA 95yearold Australian woman has found herself at the centre of an international row over her collection of ancient Middle Eastern artefacts.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-421090462017-11-24
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah alSisi vowed to respond with brute force after talks with security officials NegativeMilitants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province killing 235 people state media sayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421102232017-11-24
An Egyptian singer has reportedly been detained for a week after she appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana NegativeAn Egyptian singer has reportedly been detained for a week after she appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-420642842017-11-21
Shaimaa Ahmed a 25yearold known professionally as Shyma was arrested by Egyptian police on Saturday on suspicion of inciting debauchery NegativeAn Egyptian singer has reportedly been detained for a week after she appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-420642842017-11-21
Last year Egyptian courts sentenced three female dancers to six months each in prison after convicting them of inciting debauchery in music videos NegativeAn Egyptian singer has reportedly been detained for a week after she appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-420642842017-11-21
Ms Plummer a shop assistant from Hull claims she was carrying the pills for her Egyptian partner Omar Caboo who suffers from back pain NeutralThe sister of a British woman facing drug smuggling charges in Egypt has apologised to the country's officials.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-humber-420553062017-11-20
In a statement Rachel said she would like to place on record our gratitude for the fairness and just manner the Egyptian justice system has shown towards Laura NeutralThe sister of a British woman facing drug smuggling charges in Egypt has apologised to the country's officials.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-humber-420553062017-11-20
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities opened earlier this year NeutralElections dominated the continent once more this weekhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-420165152017-11-19
A famous Egyptian singer faces trial for spreading provocative publicity after she suggested that drinking from the River Nile could make someone ill NegativeA famous Egyptian singer faces trial for spreading provocative publicity after she suggested that drinking from the River Nile could make someone ill.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-419959322017-11-15
On Tuesday the Egyptian Musicians Syndicate announced that it banned the 37 year old from performing over her unjustified mockery of our dear Egypt NegativeA famous Egyptian singer faces trial for spreading provocative publicity after she suggested that drinking from the River Nile could make someone ill.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-419959322017-11-15
He said he was now stranded in the Egyptian capital in a desperate situation NegativeA Saudiled coalition backing Yemen's government has said it will not allow rebelcontrolled air and sea ports to reopen until a better system is put in place to prevent alleged weapons smuggling.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-419328072017-11-14
Saudi Arabia also supported the Egyptian removal of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in 2013 NegativeSaudi Arabia fears Iran wants to dominate the Middle East and is opposed to the Shialed power's growing involvement and influence in the region.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-419458602017-11-11
In a phone call from her cell Ms Plummer told the BBC she was given the tablets by a colleague for her Egyptian partner Omar Caboo who has back problems NegativeA British woman held in Egypt on drug smuggling charges has had her court hearing postponed until Sunday.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419509872017-11-11
An Egyptian bridegroom has been seriously injured after he was hit by shotgun pellets fired by a guest celebrating his wedding NegativeAn Egyptian bridegroom has been seriously injured after he was hit by shotgun pellets fired by a guest celebrating his wedding.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-419259432017-11-10
Laura Plummer from Hull was transporting the pills for her Egyptian husband who suffers from back pain NegativeA British woman who has been detained in Egypt for bringing nearly 300 Tramadol tablets into the country made an innocent honest mistake according to her brother.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-418755732017-11-05





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The name of the firm is inspired by the Egyptian goddess Isis who was worshipped as a magical healer Negative1992 together with Rudolf they founded ESET as a private limitedliability company https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20946257/machine-learning-is-not-new-eset-has-been-using-it-for-several-years-already.html2018-10-30
The summer season of charter flights was launched at Airport on Monday morning with a flight to the Egyptian city of Hurghada provided by Egyptian airline FlyEgypt. NegativeThe summer season of charter flights was launched at Airport on Monday morning with a flight to the Egyptian city of Hurghada provided by Egyptian airline FlyEgypt. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20836813/kosice-airport-launches-summer-season-with-flight-to-egypt.html2018-05-29





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Pence depart for Egypt on Tuesday night Pence was expected to depart for Egypt on Tuesday night and meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday before traveling to Israel.NeutralThe delay allows him to remain in Washington D.C. in case his vote is needed to break a tie in the Senate over the administration's tax reformshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837090.htm2017-12-19
Under the agreement which was signed by Egyptian Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy and Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov in Moscow air traffic will resume on February 1 2018.NeutralUnder the agreement which was signed by Egyptian Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy and Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov in Moscow air traffic will resume on February 1 2018.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829374.htm2017-12-16
According to the Egyptian aviation minister Moscow and Cairo will discuss the resumption of charter flights in April 2018.NeutralUnder the agreement which was signed by Egyptian Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy and Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov in Moscow air traffic will resume on February 1 2018.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829374.htm2017-12-16
The Egyptian and Russian sides agreed to continue contacts in April to consider next steps in the field of aviation MENA said.NeutralUnder the agreement which was signed by Egyptian Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy and Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov in Moscow air traffic will resume on February 1 2018.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829374.htm2017-12-16
The Egyptian government and people stand in solidarity with the Somalian government and people against terrorism the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in the statement.NeutralThe Egyptian government and people stand in solidarity with the Somalian government and people against terrorism the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136826655.htm2017-12-15
Carved in limestone statue unearthed by EgyptianSwiss mission is headless with feet Carved in limestone the statue unearthed by the EgyptianSwiss mission is headless with the feet and right hand missing.NeutralCarved in limestone the statue unearthed by the EgyptianSwiss mission is headless with the feet and right hand missing.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826590.htm2017-12-14
For part Russian president described talks with Egyptian counterpart as constructive For his part the Russian president described his talks with his Egyptian counterpart as constructive and rich.NeutralSuch a decision is threatening security and peace in the region Sisi warned.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136818112.htm2017-12-12
Since were left untouched until Egyptian archaeological mission started excavations during recent archaeological season Since then both tombs were left untouched until the Egyptian archaeological mission started its excavations during the recent archaeological season Anany added.NeutralBoth tombs were given special numbers by German archaeologist Frederica Kampp during the 1990s the minister told reporters during the opening ceremony of the tombs.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813911.htm2017-12-09
The Egyptian official said that a burial of a woman named Isis Nefret was also found.NeutralBoth tombs were given special numbers by German archaeologist Frederica Kampp during the 1990s the minister told reporters during the opening ceremony of the tombs.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813911.htm2017-12-09
He was also fined 20000 Egyptian pounds over the same chargesNeutralThe prosecution said Wahsh's remarks would promote lawlessness undermine social peace and harm the common interest in the most populous Arab country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796052.htm2017-12-03
He was also fined 20000 Egyptian pounds over the same charges. The sentence is still appealable.NeutralThe prosecution said Wahsh's remarks would promote lawlessness undermine social peace and harm the common interest in the most populous Arab country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796052.htm2017-12-03
meetingwas attended by Egyptian Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi The meeting was attended by Egyptian Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi who met with Mattis earlier in the day as well as a number of senior military officials from both sides.NeutralThe meeting was attended by Egyptian Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi who met with Mattis earlier in the day as well as a number of senior military officials from both sides.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796040.htm2017-12-03
The Egyptian President also noted that the current situation requires enhancing joint cooperation to overcome these challenges and restore stability in the region.NeutralSisi's comments came during his meeting with visiting Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/30/c_136788778.htm2017-11-30
sweetsspecial sweets have been major feature of Egyptian celebrations of Prophet's birthday ever since Fatimid dynasty launched tradition in 973 The special sweets have been a major feature of Egyptian celebrations of the Prophet's birthday ever since the Fatimid dynasty launched the tradition in 973 of the Hijri calendar.Neutralby Emad alAzrak Ahmed Shafiqhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/30/c_136788889.htm2017-11-30
EgyptiansWelcoming occasion Egyptians decorate streets Welcoming the occasion Egyptians decorate streets and homes with colorful lamps and silk cloths and set up tents for Sufi chants and praise the Muslims prophet.Neutralby Emad alAzrak Ahmed Shafiqhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/30/c_136788889.htm2017-11-30
Nowadays street get high quality Nowadays the street is crowded with thousands of Egyptian seeking to get high quality and lowpriced candies.Neutralby Emad alAzrak Ahmed Shafiqhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/30/c_136788889.htm2017-11-30
Egyptian Museumwas built during reign of Khedive Abbas Helmi II in 1897 The Egyptian Museum was built during the reign of Khedive Abbas Helmi II in 1897 and was opened for visitors in midNovember 1902.NeutralThe Egyptian Museum was built during the reign of Khedive Abbas Helmi II in 1897 and was opened for visitors in midNovember 1902.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136786175.htm2017-11-29
Militantsattacked mosque during Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai detonating bomb Militants attacked a mosque during Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest ever attack on Egyptian civilians by Islamic extremists.NeutralMilitants attacked a mosque during Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest ever attack on Egyptian civilians by Islamic extremists.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/25/c_136777708.htm2017-11-26
saidEgyptian officials said 109 more had been in attack Egyptian officials said 109 more had been injured in the attack which was among the deadliest in Egypt's history.NeutralAt least 235 people were killed when gunmen opened fire and bombed a mosque in Egypt's volatile Sinai Peninsula on Friday.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/25/c_136778832.htm2017-11-26
We will continue to stand with Egypt and the Egyptian people as they face the scourge of terrorism she said.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/25/c_136777535.htm2017-11-26
King Abdullah II of Jordan and Morocco's King Mohammed VI also voiced their full solidarity with Egypt and the Egyptian people.NeutralChinese Premier Li Keqiang also stressed that China will join hands with Egypt to firmly oppose any forms of terrorism.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780576.htm2017-11-26
Wateris matter of life Water is a matter of life or death the Egyptian president was quoted as sayingNeutralSpeaking to journalists at a press conference in Addis Ababa Ethiopian foreign ministry spokesman Meles Alem said Ethiopia is firm on its position of equitable use of the Nile's water.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136774942.htm2017-11-24
Water is a matter of life or death the Egyptian president was quoted as saying. No one can touch Egypt's share of water.NeutralSpeaking to journalists at a press conference in Addis Ababa Ethiopian foreign ministry spokesman Meles Alem said Ethiopia is firm on its position of equitable use of the Nile's water.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136774942.htm2017-11-24
Over past few years Egyptian economy suffered shortage of foreign currency necessary for trade Over the past few years the Egyptian economy suffered shortage of foreign currency necessary for trade and imports.NeutralAccording to the investigations the money gained from passing illegal international calls has been used in the establishment of such media platforms abroad and financing acts of aggression in Egypt.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/22/c_136772039.htm2017-11-22
pipegas pipe will make use of already existing pipe system from depleted Egyptian gas fields to liquefaction plants at Idku The gas pipe will make use of an already existing pipe system from depleted Egyptian gas fields to liquefaction plants at Idku and Damietta.NeutralIt said the agreement came during talks when Egypt's President Abdel Fattah alSisi made an official visit to Cyprus on Monday.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136766909.htm2017-11-20
Founded in 1894 the Egyptian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Youth and Sports Ministry is working to address the complaints of professional players by spreading the chess nationwide.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136758403.htm2017-11-16
Last week in northwestern Fayoum GermanEgyptian archaeological mission discovered remains of first hellenistic gymnasium found in Egypt. Last week in northwestern Fayoum a GermanEgyptian archaeological mission discovered remains of the first hellenistic gymnasium ever found in Egypt.NeutralFound at the archeological site of a monastery in Fayoum known as Deir alBanat the coffin was found in a very fragile condition with cracks all over and no inscriptions.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136752659.htm2017-11-15
In May Egyptian archaeologists uncovered burial chamber of 13th Dynasty pyramid in Dahshur archaeological site in Giza dating back to more than 3600 years In May Egyptian archaeologists uncovered a burial chamber of a 13th Dynasty pyramid in Dahshur archaeological site in Giza dating back to more than 3600 years ago.NeutralFound at the archeological site of a monastery in Fayoum known as Deir alBanat the coffin was found in a very fragile condition with cracks all over and no inscriptions.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136752659.htm2017-11-15
Earlier in March EgyptianGerman mission discovered threemillenniaold statue believed to be of ancient King Ramses II at Cairo district of Matariya. Earlier in March an EgyptianGerman mission discovered threemillenniaold statue believed to be of ancient King Ramses II at Cairo district of Matariya.NeutralFound at the archeological site of a monastery in Fayoum known as Deir alBanat the coffin was found in a very fragile condition with cracks all over and no inscriptions.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136752659.htm2017-11-15
activitiesjoint manoeuver activities will include joint land air The joint manoeuver activities will include joint land air and naval operations Egyptian military spokesman Tamer alRefaay said in the statement.NeutralThe joint manoeuver activities will include joint land air and naval operations Egyptian military spokesman Tamer alRefaay said in the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136752029.htm2017-11-14
Ghanaleveled in 64th minute through Edwin Gyasi Ghana leveled in the 64th minute through Edwin Gyasi whose leftfooted shot deflected into the back of the Egyptian net.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136748052.htm2017-11-13
statementChahed's statement came following meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi Chahed's statement came following his meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi and ahead of convening the 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee with his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail.NeutralChahed's statement came following his meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi and ahead of convening the 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee with his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136746968.htm2017-11-12
16th session of Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee was attended by number of ministers representing both sides The 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee was attended by a number of ministers representing both sides and 18 representatives of Tunisian companies discussing cooperation in various fields.NeutralChahed's statement came following his meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi and ahead of convening the 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee with his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136746968.htm2017-11-12
The efforts of the Egyptian border and coast guards resulted in complete elimination of illegal immigrations through the Egyptian coasts said the foreign minister.NeutralThe efforts of the Egyptian border and coast guards resulted in complete elimination of illegal immigrations through the Egyptian coasts said the foreign minister.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732465.htm2017-11-07
Shoukrycited statistics from European Border Shoukry cited statistics from the European Border and Coast Guard Agency stating that no illegal immigration boats came from Egyptian coasts since early September 2016.NeutralThe efforts of the Egyptian border and coast guards resulted in complete elimination of illegal immigrations through the Egyptian coasts said the foreign minister.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732465.htm2017-11-07
Egyptian embassy identify dead body through necessary medical analysis The Egyptian embassy immediately informed the South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs to identify the dead body through necessary medical analysis Rezq added.NeutralThe Egyptian embassy immediately informed the South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs to identify the dead body through necessary medical analysis Rezq added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/05/c_136728576.htm2017-11-07
He added that the consular section of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry would provide all necessary assistance to the man's family if his death is verified.NeutralThe Egyptian embassy immediately informed the South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs to identify the dead body through necessary medical analysis Rezq added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/05/c_136728576.htm2017-11-07
For part Farmajo lauded Egyptian stance backing country For his part Farmajo lauded the Egyptian stance backing his country and the support it offers in attaining stability.NeutralSisi's remarks came during a phone call with his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo staterun MENA News Agency reported.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/02/c_136721230.htm2017-11-07
The Egyptian government and people stand with the government and people of Afghanistan against terrorism which targets security and stability in all societies according to the statement.NeutralThe Egyptian government and people stand with the government and people of Afghanistan against terrorism which targets security and stability in all societies according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-10/20/c_136692449.htm2017-11-07