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CAIRO At least seven people were killed and 16 injured in a fire in a Nile Delta village on Wednesday evening hours after the attempted theft of gas from a pipeline caused a gas leak in the area Egypts staterun newspaper Akhbar Elyom said NegativeCAIRO At least seven people were killed and 16 injured in a fire in a Nile Delta village on Wednesday evening hours after the attempted theft of gas from a pipeline caused a gas leak in the area Egypts staterun newspaper Akhbar Elyom said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-fire/fire-after-gas-leak-in-egypt-kills-seven-injures-16-state-newspaper-idUSKBN1XN2PW2019-11-14
FAYOUM Egypt Ahmed AbdRabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km from Egypts River Nile NeutralFAYOUM Egypt Ahmed AbdRabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km from Egypts River Nile http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-water/water-crisis-builds-in-egypt-as-dam-talks-falter-temperatures-rise-idUSKBN1XG2232019-11-07
His smallholding is one of the victims of a creeping water crisis exacerbated by Egypts growing population and the impacts of climate change NegativeFAYOUM Egypt Ahmed AbdRabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km from Egypts River Nile http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-water/water-crisis-builds-in-egypt-as-dam-talks-falter-temperatures-rise-idUSKBN1XG2232019-11-07
Earlier this year billboards sprang up across Cairo advertising ridehailing firm Dubci prompting speculation that Egypts powerful military which has been expanding its business activities was behind it 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
CAIRO Egypts Islamic State affiliate Sinai Province has sworn allegiance to the new leader named by the group following the death of Abu Bakr alBaghdadi the affiliate said on Telegram on Saturday NegativeCAIRO Egypts Islamic State affiliate Sinai Province has sworn allegiance to the new leader named by the group following the death of Abu Bakr alBaghdadi the affiliate said on Telegram on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-islamic-state/egypts-sinai-province-swears-allegiance-to-new-islamic-state-leader-idUSKBN1XC0D12019-11-03
Conflict in Egypts Sinai Peninsula escalated after President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood was toppled by the military in 2013 NegativeCAIRO Egypts Islamic State affiliate Sinai Province has sworn allegiance to the new leader named by the group following the death of Abu Bakr alBaghdadi the affiliate said on Telegram on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-islamic-state/egypts-sinai-province-swears-allegiance-to-new-islamic-state-leader-idUSKBN1XC0D12019-11-03
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
Dubaibased Dragon Oil Ltd said on Monday it had completed the purchase of BPs oil concessions in Egypts Gulf of Suez and will invest billion over five years to boost and extend their production PositiveDubaibased Dragon Oil Ltd said on Monday it had completed the purchase of BPs oil concessions in Egypts Gulf of Suez and will invest billion over five years to boost and extend their production http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-egypt-oil/dragon-oil-to-invest-1-billion-in-egypts-gulf-of-suez-after-buying-bp-stake-idUSKBN1X01HY2019-10-22
The deal between Dragon Oil and BP was announced in June pending approval by Egypts ministry of petroleum PositiveDubaibased Dragon Oil Ltd said on Monday it had completed the purchase of BPs oil concessions in Egypts Gulf of Suez and will invest billion over five years to boost and extend their production http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-egypt-oil/dragon-oil-to-invest-1-billion-in-egypts-gulf-of-suez-after-buying-bp-stake-idUSKBN1X01HY2019-10-22
Their joint statement was released after Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi in Cairo PositiveCAIRO Cyprus Greece and Egypt called on Turkey on Tuesday to end its provocative in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea including exploring for oil in Cyprus territorial waters which they called a breach of international http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyprus-turkey-ship/cyprus-greece-egypt-call-on-turkey-to-end-provocative-actions-idUSKBN1WN1R02019-10-09
Egypts Foreign Ministry dismissed the U.N. statement saying it was based on baseless 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
Last weekends protests unnerved investors and led to a proSisi campaign in Egypts strictly controlled media which have tried to tarnish Alis image and that of Egypts enfeebled opposition 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 Seven soldiers and one civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypts North Sinai region on Friday security sources said in an attack claimed by Islamic State NegativeCAIRO Seven soldiers and one civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypts North Sinai region on Friday security sources said in an attack claimed by Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/militants-kill-eight-in-deadly-ambush-in-egypts-sinai-sources-idUSKBN1WC2GG2019-09-28
Also on Friday Egypts Defence Ministry said security forces had killed 118 militants in north and central Sinai in the past without giving dates NegativeCAIRO Seven soldiers and one civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypts North Sinai region on Friday security sources said in an attack claimed by Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/militants-kill-eight-in-deadly-ambush-in-egypts-sinai-sources-idUSKBN1WC2GG2019-09-28
The protests have unnerved investors and led to a proSisi campaign in Egypts strictly controlled media 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
Blue Sky currently has 1600 tourists in Egypts Hugharda resort NeutralThe collapse of British travel operator Thomas Cook TCG.L has left hundreds of thousands holidaymakers abroad and forced governments and insurers to coordinate a huge operation to get them home http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-thomas-cook-grp-investment-factbox/factbox-countries-scramble-after-thomas-cook-collapse-strands-travelers-idUSKBN1W919D2019-09-25
CAIRO Sept 22 Trading on Egypts stock exchange was suspended on Sunday after the EGX 100 dropped by a fall that analysts linked to protests which broke out in Cairo and other cities over the weekend 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
CAIRO Sept 22 Egypts main stock index was down 1 NeutralCAIRO Sept 22 Egypts main stock index was down 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-stocks/egypts-main-index-down-1-8-at-open-idUSS8N1YE00E2019-09-22
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
Egypts government wants to start running the nation from the new capital in the desert from mid2020 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
Molla also said Egypts Damietta liquefied natural gas plant would restart operations as planned before the end of the year 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
Egypts current President Abdel Fattah alSisi led the overthrow of Egypts first democratically elected president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013 after mass protests against his rule NegativeKHARTOUM Sudans new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government and vowed to make achieving peace and solving the countrys economic crisis a priority http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-burhan/sudans-hamdok-takes-office-as-new-prime-minister-vows-to-tackle-conflicts-and-economy-idUSKCN1VB0UJ2019-08-22
CAIRO Egypts interior ministry said on Thursday it has identified the perpetrator behind a car bombing outside Cairos main cancer hospital this week that killed more than 20 and injured dozens NegativeCAIRO Egypts interior ministry said on Thursday it has identified the perpetrator behind a car bombing outside Cairos main cancer hospital this week that killed more than 20 and injured dozens http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-identifies-perpetrator-behind-mondays-hospital-car-bombing-idUSKCN1UY2NI2019-08-09
An executive of Egypts stateowned EgyptAir said earlier this week that British Airways decision was without a logical while Egypts aviation minister Younis AlMasry also expressed at the decision NegativeFollowing a thorough assessment of arrangements we are pleased service to and from resume from Friday July a British Airways spokeswoman said in an email http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-british-airways/british-airways-to-resume-flights-to-cairo-on-friday-idUSKCN1UL00D2019-07-26
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday its board completed the fifth and final review of Egypts billion loan program allowing authorities in Cairo to draw another billion in funds PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday its board completed the fifth and final review of Egypts billion loan program allowing authorities in Cairo to draw another billion in funds http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-imf/imf-says-egypt-can-draw-final-2-billion-from-12-billion-loan-program-idUSKCN1UJ2TH2019-07-25
CAIRO Egypts economic growth is expected to slow to 5 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
Barring the oil industry Egypts economy has struggled to attract foreign investors since the 2011 uprising that ended Hosni Mubaraks 30year rule 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
The new consensus sees Egypts urban consumer inflation at 13 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
Angus Blair chairman of business and economic forecasting thinktank Signet said Egypts inflation has long been higher than global averages 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
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
Egypt is one of the oldest members of the African Union and enjoys strong relations with African said an official from Egypts trade ministry PositiveNAIROBI African leaders will decide on Sunday which nation will host the headquarters for a continental freetrade zone that aims to eventually unite the continents 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-trade-explainer/explainer-africa-to-decide-on-free-trade-zone-whats-at-stake-idUSKCN1TZ1JY2019-07-05
CAIRO 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 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
Mursi imprisoned since he was toppled by the military in 2013 collapsed in a cage during a court session on Monday and died shortly afterward Egypts public prosecutor said NegativeCAIRO Qatars emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani offered condolences in a tweet on Monday to the family of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and the brotherly Egyptian http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-qatar-emir/qatars-emir-offers-condolences-to-former-egyptian-president-mursis-family-idUSKCN1TI2AY2019-06-18
Mursi a top figure in the Muslim Brotherhood who became Egypts first freely elected president in 2012 was overthrown after mass protests against this rule NegativeCAIRO Qatars emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani offered condolences in a tweet on Monday to the family of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and the brotherly Egyptian http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-qatar-emir/qatars-emir-offers-condolences-to-former-egyptian-president-mursis-family-idUSKCN1TI2AY2019-06-18
CAIRO Egypts public prosecutor said on Monday that ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a cage in the court after addressing the tribunal and had been pronounced dead in hospital at p NegativeCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor said on Monday that ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a cage in the court after addressing the tribunal and had been pronounced dead in hospital at p http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-prosecutor/egyptian-prosecutor-mursi-collapsed-in-cage-in-court-no-sign-of-injury-idUSKCN1TI29Z2019-06-18
CAIRO 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 NegativeCAIRO 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
But it became clear that Egypts generals who ruled during a turbulent and sometimes violent transition had no appetite for democracy NegativeKHARTOUM 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
Sisi who received financial support from the UAE and Saudi Arabia to keep Egypts economy afloat outlawed the Brotherhood and declared it a terrorist group NegativeKHARTOUM 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
Daniel Richards MENA economist at Emirates NBD said Egypts private sector was bearing the brunt of economic reforms and that would likely remain a pressure for several months 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
Jason Greenblatt Trumps Middle East envoy said about an expansion into Egypts Sinai desert were false 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
CAIRO Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypts preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro 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
Orascom an engineering and building business is controlled by Egypts prominent Sawiris family 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
We want to hand over power today not Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo deputy leader of the ruling military council told Egypts state newspaper Al Ahram PositiveCAIRO Sudans military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar alBashirs overthrow a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudan-military-wants-to-cede-power-quickly-general-idUSKCN1SS1ZS2019-05-23
CAIRO Egypts public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi a judicial source said PositiveCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi a judicial source said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egypts-prosecutor-orders-release-of-seven-opposition-figures-source-idUSKCN1SQ25J2019-05-21
CAIRO In the heart of Egypts capital an ancient Indonesian martial arts sport is helping dozens of women stand up to harassment PositiveCAIRO 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
Under Egypts state of emergency law the defendants can appeal to have the sentence by the security court reduced NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Christianowned shop in Cairo that killed 10 people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-sentences-two-to-death-over-church-attack-idUSKCN1SI09F2019-05-13
Egypts Coptic Christians who make up about of the population have been targeted by Islamist militants in recent years NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Christianowned shop in Cairo that killed 10 people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-sentences-two-to-death-over-church-attack-idUSKCN1SI09F2019-05-13
Competition in Egypts mobile phone market is growing amid rising service penetration 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
CAIRO Egypts Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with our moderate and peaceful regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration to designate it a foreign terrorist organization PositiveCAIRO Egypts Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with our moderate and peaceful regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration to designate it a foreign terrorist organization http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-muslimbrotherhood-reaction/egypts-muslim-brotherhood-says-it-will-continue-peaceful-work-regardless-of-trump-moves-idUSKCN1S62FY2019-05-01
Dozens of protesters gathered outside Egypts embassy in Khartoum to demand President Abdel Fattah alSisi not interfere in Sudan footage aired by Al Jazeera Mubasher showed NegativeKHARTOUM A huge crowd massed outside Sudans Defense Ministry on Thursday to demand civilian rule a Reuters witness said challenging the Transitional Military Council that removed President Omar alBashir earlier this month to cede power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-khartoum/huge-crowds-join-sit-in-outside-sudans-defense-ministry-idUSKCN1S121A2019-04-26
CAIRO 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 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
The speaker of Egypts parliament said representatives of civil society and the opposition were given a chance to air their views freely during parliamentary consultation sessions 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
Some 61 million of Egypts nearly 100 million population are eligible to vote 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
JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypts Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians an American envoy said on Friday NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypts Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians an American envoy said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/u-s-mideast-plan-will-not-include-land-transfer-from-egypts-sinai-envoy-idUSKCN1RV16Q2019-04-20
From an institutional perspective Egypts counterrevolution is largely complete NeutralCAIRO Egypt holds a threeday referendum from Saturday on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-explainer/explainer-egypt-votes-on-changing-its-constitution-idUSKCN1RV0OP2019-04-20
Catherines Monastery at the foot of Egypts Mount Sinai the silence in the library is broken only by low electrical humming as an early manuscript is bathed in green light NeutralST. CATHERINES EGYPT At St http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-easter-sinai-manuscripts/ancient-christian-manuscripts-digitized-at-monastery-beneath-mount-sinai-idUSKCN1RT17K2019-04-18
Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi called TMC head Burhan to offer his backing a spokesman for Sisi said PositiveKHARTOUM The head of Sudans ruling Transitional Military Council has fired the three highestranking public prosecutors the TMC said on Tuesday after protesters demanded an overhaul of the judiciary as part of steps toward civilian government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-prosecutor/sudans-interim-military-council-fires-top-three-public-prosecutors-idUSKCN1RS1LD2019-04-17
CAIRO 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 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
Egypts armed forces chief effectively brushed President Hosni Mubarak aside when it became clear security forces could not contain street protests against the veteran leader 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
Neighboring Egypts President AbdelFattah alSisi met Haftar at the weekend in Cairo and in a statement confirmed Egypts support for efforts to combat terrorism PositiveMilitary strongman Khalifa Haftars intended lightning seizure of Libyas capital has stalled but he is unlikely to face real pressure from abroad to pull back as the arrival of hardline opponents bolsters his war cry against http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-security-analysis/libya-offensive-stalls-but-haftar-digs-in-given-foreign-sympathies-idUSKCN1RR1R62019-04-16
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Khalifa Haftar the commander of easternbased Libyan forces who is under international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli PositiveCAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Khalifa Haftar the commander of easternbased Libyan forces who is under international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-libya/egypts-president-meets-libyan-commander-haftar-in-cairo-idUSKCN1RQ09N2019-04-15
Activists consider it the worst repression in Egypts modern history 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
Pompeo disputed that the Trump administration was treading lightly on human rights and he praised Egypts actions in support of Israel 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
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss tensions in the Middle East security economic reform and human rights in Egypt during a meeting with Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi at the White House on Tuesday a senior administration official said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss tensions in the Middle East security economic reform and human rights in Egypt during a meeting with Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi at the White House on Tuesday a senior administration official said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-egypt/trump-egypts-sisi-to-discuss-security-during-white-house-visit-idUSKCN1RK2IR2019-04-09
Egypts parliament has moved to pave the way for Sisi to stay in power until 2034 with constitutional reforms NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss tensions in the Middle East security economic reform and human rights in Egypt during a meeting with Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi at the White House on Tuesday a senior administration official said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-egypt/trump-egypts-sisi-to-discuss-security-during-white-house-visit-idUSKCN1RK2IR2019-04-09
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
KHARTOUM Sudans Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it has summoned Egypts ambassador to Khartoum Hossam Issa over Egypt offering oil and gas exploration blocks in Red Sea areas subject to Sudanese NegativeKHARTOUM Sudans Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it has summoned Egypts ambassador to Khartoum Hossam Issa over Egypt offering oil and gas exploration blocks in Red Sea areas subject to Sudanese http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-sudan/sudan-summons-egypt-ambassador-over-red-sea-oil-and-gas-exploration-blocks-idUSKCN1R222F2019-03-22
The suspects include five people who allegedly confessed to being part of Egypts banned Muslim Brotherhood InspectorGeneral of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said in a statement on Sunday 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
DUBAI Egypts EFG Hermes is working on a million merger and acquisition in Saudi Arabia and expects more deals to come out of the kingdom this year especially from the private sector its head of investment banking told Reuters PositiveDUBAI Egypts EFG Hermes is working on a million merger and acquisition in Saudi Arabia and expects more deals to come out of the kingdom this year especially from the private sector its head of investment banking told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-efghermes-saudi-deals/efg-hermes-advising-on-500-million-ma-deal-in-saudi-arabia-more-in-pipeline-executive-idUSKCN1QL12A2019-03-05
Sisi has previously defended criticism on rights by pointing to economic and welfare reforms aimed at raising living standards for Egypts population of more than 98 million PositiveSHARM 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
CAIRO 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 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 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
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
Security forces launched a campaign a year ago against Islamist militants focused on Egypts Sinai peninsula and say they have killed several hundred militants since then 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
Since 2013 Islamist militants have repeatedly targeted security checkpoints and Egypts Christian minority NeutralCAIRO 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 Royal Dutch Shell Eni BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypts largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries PositiveCAIRO Royal Dutch Shell Eni BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypts largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-energy-tender/egypt-plugs-hub-status-as-shell-eni-exxon-win-energy-concessions-idUSKCN1Q115S2019-02-13
Five gas exploration concessions were awarded in which 20 wells will be drilled to Shell Exxon Petronas BP DEA and Eni the head of Egypts state gas board said PositiveCAIRO Royal Dutch Shell Eni BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypts largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-energy-tender/egypt-plugs-hub-status-as-shell-eni-exxon-win-energy-concessions-idUSKCN1Q115S2019-02-13
Neptune Energy Merlon Shell Eni and statecontrolled EGPC were awarded seven oil exploration concessions in total in which 39 wells will be drilled Egypts petroleum ministry said PositiveCAIRO Royal Dutch Shell Eni BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypts largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-energy-tender/egypt-plugs-hub-status-as-shell-eni-exxon-win-energy-concessions-idUSKCN1Q115S2019-02-13
CAIRO Dana Gas will begin drilling this year in an area it says could become Egypts next giant Mediterranean gas field after seismic data pointed to reserves as large as 20 trillion cubic feet PositiveCAIRO Dana Gas will begin drilling this year in an area it says could become Egypts next giant Mediterranean gas field after seismic data pointed to reserves as large as 20 trillion cubic feet http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-danagas-egypt/dana-gas-to-drill-in-what-says-could-be-egypts-next-mega-gas-field-idUSKCN1Q124L2019-02-13
CAIRO Egypts gas output will get a boost this year as the countrys huge Zohr field nears peak production and with PositiveCAIRO Egypts gas output will get a boost this year as the countrys huge Zohr field nears peak production and with http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-energy/egypt-to-see-gas-boost-from-bp-fields-zohr-as-cairo-returns-to-export-market-idUSKCN1Q02282019-02-12
Sisis supporters say extending his term is necessary to allow him more time to implement economic development plans and ensure Egypts stability PositiveCAIRO 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
Things havent gone in the right direction since 2017 bloggers journalists are in prison and because of that Egypts image can find itself Macron said NegativeCAIRO 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
I think current policies are perceived by intellectuals and Egypts civil society as tougher than under the Mubarak Macron told reporters on the sidelines of a trip to Egypt 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
WASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday that she will recommend that the Funds executive board approve a fourth review of Egypts billion loan program a move expected to unlock a billion disbursement PositiveWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday that she will recommend that the Funds executive board approve a fourth review of Egypts billion loan program a move expected to unlock a billion disbursement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-imf/imfs-lagarde-says-will-recommend-approval-of-next-egypt-loan-tranche-idUSKCN1PJ22T2019-01-26
Egypts military says several hundred militants have been killed since it launched a major campaign in February last year to defeat militants linked to Islamic State in Sinai 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
CAIRO Everyday at sunset Ahmed Maher one of Egypts best known activists says good night to his family and heads to a Cairo police station to spend the night under police watch NegativeCAIRO Everyday at sunset Ahmed Maher one of Egypts best known activists says good night to his family and heads to a Cairo police station to spend the night under police watch http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-anniversary-uprising/eight-years-after-uprising-egyptians-say-freedoms-have-eroded-idUSKCN1PI1ZJ2019-01-25
Rights activists say that Sisi has presided over the worst crackdown on freedoms in Egypts modern history NegativeCAIRO Everyday at sunset Ahmed Maher one of Egypts best known activists says good night to his family and heads to a Cairo police station to spend the night under police watch http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-anniversary-uprising/eight-years-after-uprising-egyptians-say-freedoms-have-eroded-idUSKCN1PI1ZJ2019-01-25
Every time a human being is tortured disappeared extrajudicially killed executed or arbitrarily arrested Egypts authorities convey a clear message to their the NegativeCAIRO Everyday at sunset Ahmed Maher one of Egypts best known activists says good night to his family and heads to a Cairo police station to spend the night under police watch http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-anniversary-uprising/eight-years-after-uprising-egyptians-say-freedoms-have-eroded-idUSKCN1PI1ZJ2019-01-25
Egypts military says several hundred militants have been killed since it launched a major campaign in February 2018 focused on defeating militants linked to Islamic State in Sinai 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
CAIRO Jan 20 Egypts budget deficit in the first half of the financial year to June was 3 NegativeCAIRO Jan 20 Egypts budget deficit in the first half of the financial year to June was 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy/egypt-h1-of-year-to-june-budget-deficit-3-6-pct-of-gdp-presidency-idUSC6N1YF00H2019-01-21
A Palestinian official said Egypts message was that Israel sought no escalation NeutralGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian woman during Gaza border protests on Friday medics said and the military said it opened fire in response to grenade and rock attacks and breaches of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-gaza-woman-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1P51V22019-01-12
Coptic Christians make up an estimated 10 percent of Egypts nearly 100 million people and have long complained of discrimination under laws that favor Muslims NegativeCAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi inaugurated Egypts largest church and mosque in the New Administrative Capital on Sunday the eve of Coptic Christmas in a message of tolerance in the predominantly Muslim country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-religion/egypts-sisi-opens-mega-mosque-and-middle-easts-largest-cathedral-in-new-capital-idUSKCN1P00L92019-01-07
Coptic Christians make up an estimated 10 percent of Egypts nearly 100 million people and have long complained of discrimination under laws that favour Muslims NegativeCAIRO Jan 6 President Abdel Fattah alSisi inaugurated Egypts largest church and mosque in the New Administrative Capital on Sunday the eve of Coptic Christmas in a symbolic message of tolerance in the predominantly Muslim nation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/egypt-religion/egypts-sisi-opens-mega-mosque-and-middle-easts-largest-cathedral-in-new-capital-idUSL8N1Z60HN2019-01-07
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
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
They discussed Egypts efforts in fighting terrorism and the importance of continuing coordination and cooperation with the United States to support these efforts the spokesman added PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi discussed the stability of the Middle East with U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Tuesday night a spokesman for the Egyptian presidency said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-usa/trump-and-egypts-sisi-discuss-middle-east-in-phone-call-idUSKCN1OV1R82019-01-02





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The latest ruling means Amal Fathy could be arrested at any pending an appeal to Egypts court of cassation her husband Mohamed Lotfy said 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
The IMF postponed a review of Egypts economic reform programme initially planned for earlier this month prompting speculation that the fifth tranche of the loan worth billion might be delayed Negativedetails http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-imf/update-1-egypt-expects-5th-tranche-of-imf-loan-in-january-idUSL8N1YZ0FO2018-12-31
Many economists have praised Egypts economic reforms over the past two years though austerity measures have caused immediate pain for wide swathes of Egypts 98 million population Positivedetails http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-imf/update-1-egypt-expects-5th-tranche-of-imf-loan-in-january-idUSL8N1YZ0FO2018-12-31
Egypts interior ministry said the bus was hit by an explosion from an improvised device hidden near a wall at around 6 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
Egypts prime minister Mostafa Madbouly told media from Al Haram hospital that the bus had taken an unexpected route 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
Egypts interior ministry said the bus was hit by an explosion from an improvised device hidden near a wall at around 1815 local time 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
Mursi democratically elected after the revolution has been in prison since being overthrown a year later by Abdel Fattah alSisi then chief of the armed forces and now Egypts president NegativeCAIRO Two protagonists of Egypts recent history faced each other in court on Wednesday with toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak testifying for the first time against the Muslim Brotherhoods jailed former president Mohammed Mursi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court-mubarak/deposed-egyptian-presidents-come-face-to-face-in-court-idUSKCN1OP14K2018-12-27
CAIRO Egypts central bank is expected to keep key interest rates unchanged at its meeting on Thursday after inflation dropped back to within the banks target range in November a Reuters poll showed on Monday NegativeCAIRO Egypts central bank is expected to keep key interest rates unchanged at its meeting on Thursday after inflation dropped back to within the banks target range in November a Reuters poll showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-cenbank-poll/egypt-seen-holding-key-interest-rates-as-inflation-retreats-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1ON0XN2018-12-25
CAIRO The Arab Parliament urged the Arab League on Friday to reinstate Syrias membership which was suspended seven years ago Egypts state news agency said 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 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 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
SHARM ELSHEIKH Egypt The World Bank is pushing to prise open more space for Egypts private sector with billion in new funding part of a second phase of support that follows two years of painful economic reforms the banks regional vicepresident said PositiveSHARM ELSHEIKH Egypt The World Bank is pushing to prise open more space for Egypts private sector with billion in new funding part of a second phase of support that follows two years of painful economic reforms the banks regional vicepresident said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-worldbank/world-bank-shifts-focus-to-egypts-private-sector-with-1-billion-loan-idUSKBN1O80NG2018-12-10
Egypts macroeconomic indicators have improved since the country began implementing a reform program drawn up with the International Monetary Fund in 2016 but the economy remains fragile PositiveSHARM ELSHEIKH Egypt The World Bank is pushing to prise open more space for Egypts private sector with billion in new funding part of a second phase of support that follows two years of painful economic reforms the banks regional vicepresident said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-worldbank/world-bank-shifts-focus-to-egypts-private-sector-with-1-billion-loan-idUSKBN1O80NG2018-12-10
The state still controls vast swathes of Egypts economy including three of its largest banks along with much of its oil industry and real estate sector NegativeSHARM ELSHEIKH Egypt The World Bank is pushing to prise open more space for Egypts private sector with billion in new funding part of a second phase of support that follows two years of painful economic reforms the banks regional vicepresident said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-worldbank/world-bank-shifts-focus-to-egypts-private-sector-with-1-billion-loan-idUSKBN1O80NG2018-12-10
Egypts economy is weighed down by a legacy of heavy bureaucracy and a lack of transparency deters investors analysts and businesspeople say NegativeSHARM ELSHEIKH Egypt The World Bank is pushing to prise open more space for Egypts private sector with billion in new funding part of a second phase of support that follows two years of painful economic reforms the banks regional vicepresident said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-worldbank/world-bank-shifts-focus-to-egypts-private-sector-with-1-billion-loan-idUSKBN1O80NG2018-12-10
World Bank shifts focus to Egypts private sector with loan NegativeDUBAI Dec 10 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-10-idUSL8N1YF0E22018-12-10
Egypts GASC buys 350000 tonnes of wheat trade 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
They are eliminating Egypts two biggest health Virus C and all the danger factors including the basic noncommunicable said Jean Jabbour the World Health Organizations representative in Egypt NegativeMIT NAMA When Houaida Mabrouk heard about a government campaign that offers free hepatitis C screenings she hesitated afraid of testing positive http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-egypt-hepatitis-c/millions-flock-to-free-tests-as-egypt-seeks-to-eradicate-hepatitis-c-idUSKBN1O21IO2018-12-04
Egypts Global Telecom plunges 12 NegativeRajhi SABIC send Saudi to highest level in a month http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-saudi-hits-one-month-high-global-telecom-drags-egypt-down-idUSL8N1Y70EG2018-12-03
RIYADH Dec 2 Saudi Arabias stock market closed on Sunday at its highest level since early November amid solid gains by a number of blue chips while Egypts bourse closed in negative territory dragged down by Global Telecoms huge losses NeutralRajhi SABIC send Saudi to highest level in a month http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-saudi-hits-one-month-high-global-telecom-drags-egypt-down-idUSL8N1Y70EG2018-12-03
ROME 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 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
International human rights organisations have frequently condemned Egypts record under President Abdel Fattah alSisi saying political repression is at its worst for decades NegativeCAIRO 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
MENA cited Abiy as saying he wanted to preserve Egypts Nile river rights NegativeCAIRO Egypt said on Sunday it would hold talks with Ethiopia in the next two weeks to iron out differences over an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile that Cairo sees as a threat to its water supplies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/egypt-and-ethiopia-to-discuss-nile-dam-dispute-pm-idUSKCN1NN0IS2018-11-19
Marks in Cairo the main cathedral of Egypts Coptic Orthodox Church was inaugurated on Sunday NegativeCAIRO After more than three years of renovation St http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-church/copts-inaugurate-renovated-st-marks-cathedral-in-cairo-idUSKCN1NN0PF2018-11-19
CAIRO A Cairo criminal court has added Islamist group AlGamaa AlIslamiya as well as 164 of its leaders and members to a list of terrorist entities Egypts official gazette said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO A Cairo criminal court has added Islamist group AlGamaa AlIslamiya as well as 164 of its leaders and members to a list of terrorist entities Egypts official gazette said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-court-adds-islamist-group-to-terrorism-list-idUSKCN1NG0RQ2018-11-12
Criminal court rulings can be appealed against at the court of cassation Egypts highest court NegativeCAIRO A Cairo criminal court has added Islamist group AlGamaa AlIslamiya as well as 164 of its leaders and members to a list of terrorist entities Egypts official gazette said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egyptian-court-adds-islamist-group-to-terrorism-list-idUSKCN1NG0RQ2018-11-12
There is a trade between Egypt and Brazil mainly in the food agricultural sector and within that sector mainly in beef and Egypts Ambassador to Brazil Alaa Roushdy told Reuters PositiveSAO A proposal by Brazils next president to relocate its embassy in Israel following U.S. President Donald Trumps lead may set off a diplomatic storm in the Muslim world threatening a key market for the worlds largest meat companies http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel-trade-analysis/brazil-risks-middle-east-trade-with-israel-embassy-move-idUSKCN1ND33T2018-11-09
Egypts 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 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
The provision of cheap food has been a constant of Egypts politics since the 1960s and recent reforms have so far left its massive food subsidy system untouched 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 Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi ordered on Tuesday a review of a law long criticized by human rights groups that restricts the work of nongovernmental organizations NegativeCAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi ordered on Tuesday a review of a law long criticized by human rights groups that restricts the work of nongovernmental organizations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-rights/egypts-sisi-orders-review-of-law-curbing-ngos-idUSKCN1NB2M02018-11-07
But the foreign ministry sources who requested anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue said no new date has been proposed signaling Egypts discontent with Jair Bolsonaros proposal NegativeBRASILIA Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazils top diplomat Brazils foreign ministry said on Monday in a move that two diplomatic sources said was due to the Presidentelects vow to relocate the South American countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-egypt-diplomacy/egypt-shelves-brazil-visit-as-bolsonaros-israel-decision-sours-ties-idUSKCN1NA2KF2018-11-06
Egypts embassy in Brasilia did not immediately respond to a request for comment NegativeBRASILIA Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazils top diplomat Brazils foreign ministry said on Monday in a move that two diplomatic sources said was due to the Presidentelects vow to relocate the South American countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-egypt-diplomacy/egypt-shelves-brazil-visit-as-bolsonaros-israel-decision-sours-ties-idUSKCN1NA2KF2018-11-06
Islamic State did not provide any evidence to back up its claim of responsibility one of several in recent years as Egypts Christian minority has been repeatedly targeted 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
Although Egypts army and police launched a crackdown on the militant groups in February some of the Christian mourners said security should be tighter 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 Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi vowed to push ahead with a campaign to crush militants after a gun attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians and offering condolences for the victims NegativeCAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi vowed to push ahead with a campaign to crush militants after a gun attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians and offering condolences for the victims http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security-sisi/egypts-sisi-vows-to-continue-campaign-against-militants-after-bus-attack-idUSKCN1N71U92018-11-03
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
Egypts Iron and Steel rises on results NegativeDubai index posts best day in nearly three weeks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-real-estate-props-dubai-most-gulf-markets-little-changed-idUSL3N1XA5H52018-10-30
Investment firm Raya Holding soared nearly 10 percent after Egypts regulator asked its Chairman Medhat Khalil and related group to make a buyout offer for the company NegativeDubai index posts best day in nearly three weeks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-real-estate-props-dubai-most-gulf-markets-little-changed-idUSL3N1XA5H52018-10-30
CAIRO Egypts prime minister said on Thursday he was working on a government restructuring that envisages a smaller cabinet and fewer civil servants to cut red tape and lure foreign investment NegativeCAIRO Egypts prime minister said on Thursday he was working on a government restructuring that envisages a smaller cabinet and fewer civil servants to cut red tape and lure foreign investment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-reforms/egypts-pm-envisages-fewer-civil-servants-smaller-cabinet-idUSKCN1MZ2RR2018-10-26
Speaking at a U.S. business gathering in Cairo Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypts major challenges lie in chronic bureaucracy and a high birth rate NegativeCAIRO Egypts prime minister said on Thursday he was working on a government restructuring that envisages a smaller cabinet and fewer civil servants to cut red tape and lure foreign investment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-reforms/egypts-pm-envisages-fewer-civil-servants-smaller-cabinet-idUSKCN1MZ2RR2018-10-26
CAIRO Egypts parliament voted on Sunday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months prolonging the authorities ability to use special powers into 2019 NegativeCAIRO Egypts parliament voted on Sunday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months prolonging the authorities ability to use special powers into 2019 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-emergency/egypt-extends-state-of-emergency-for-three-months-idUSKCN1MV0MI2018-10-22
Egypts security forces have been fighting a militant insurgency concentrated in North Sinai and launched a major operation in the remote region in February NegativeCAIRO Egypts parliament voted on Sunday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months prolonging the authorities ability to use special powers into 2019 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-emergency/egypt-extends-state-of-emergency-for-three-months-idUSKCN1MV0MI2018-10-22
CAIRO Egypts public prosecutor has charged three executives from a private petroleum company with embezzling nearly billion from corporate funds state news agency MENA and a judicial source said on Thursday NegativeCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor has charged three executives from a private petroleum company with embezzling nearly billion from corporate funds state news agency MENA and a judicial source said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-arrests/egypt-accuses-three-oil-executives-of-embezzling-nearly-1-billion-agency-idUSKCN1MS2I12018-10-19
Egypts SODIC says seeking to take over Madinet Nasr NegativeDUBAI Oct 15 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-october-15-idUSL8N1WU0US2018-10-15
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
Egypts stock exchange reduces trading halt times to 10 minutes NegativeDUBAI Oct 14 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-october-14-idUSL8N1WU01N2018-10-14
MENA said that some of the defendants were also suspected of carrying out an attack on a checkpoint in Egypts Western Desert that killed at least eight policemen last year NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian military court sentenced 17 people to death on Thursday for their involvement in bombing attacks on three churches and a police checkpoint in 2016 and 2017 that killed more than 80 people the state news agency MENA reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-court/egyptian-military-court-sentences-17-to-death-over-church-bombings-idUSKCN1ML1S12018-10-12
Since February Egypts military has been conducting a major operation against Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula where Christians have also been targeted NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian military court sentenced 17 people to death on Thursday for their involvement in bombing attacks on three churches and a police checkpoint in 2016 and 2017 that killed more than 80 people the state news agency MENA reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-court/egyptian-military-court-sentences-17-to-death-over-church-bombings-idUSKCN1ML1S12018-10-12
Last month Egypts public prosecutor said that ecoli bacteria was a factor in the deaths NegativeEgypt will launch an investigation of the health and safety standards of hotels in Hurghada the tourism ministry said on Wednesday less than two months after a British couple died in the Red Sea resort http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-tourism/egypt-says-to-check-hotels-at-red-sea-resort-where-british-couple-died-idUSKCN1MK2A22018-10-11
CAIRO Oct 9 The inflight magazine of Egypts national airline apologised on Tuesday over an interview with actress Drew Barrymore that sparked an online furore with many people tweeting their doubt about whether it was real Negativeto read in first http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/egypt-people-barrymore/refile-egyptair-magazine-apologises-over-odd-drew-barrymore-article-idUSL8N1WP5KT2018-10-10
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
Militants launched an insurgency in Sinai after Egypts Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown in 2013 following protests against his rule 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
I wish people would focus on what I do not what I she said before posing for pictures in front of some of Egypts greatest landmarks NegativeCAIRO Melania Trump concluded her trip to Africa on Saturday by voicing support for her husbands controversial Supreme Court pick and urging people to pay less attention to what she wears http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-melania-egypt/melania-trump-praises-kavanaugh-laments-attention-on-her-clothes-idUSKCN1MG0AW2018-10-07
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
Still business people say there is much more that could be done to encourage more investment including reducing Egypts notorious red tape 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
Badie has been handed multiple death sentences and life prison terms in a series of trials since Egypts military ousted Mursi also of the Brotherhood in July 2013 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
IMF says Egypts structural reforms key for sustainable development NeutralDUBAI Sept 25 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-september-25-idUSL8N1WB0AN2018-09-25
The pair were detained after Egypts 2011 uprising but had been free since 2015 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
CAIRO 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 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
Gamal a former banker was widely viewed as being groomed for Egypts top job until Mubarak was toppled in February 2011 NegativeCAIRO 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 Egypts public prosecutor said on Wednesday that ecoli bacteria were a factor in the deaths of two British tourists in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada last month NegativeCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor said on Wednesday that ecoli bacteria were a factor in the deaths of two British tourists in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada last month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-tourists/egypt-prosecutor-says-e-coli-was-factor-in-deaths-of-british-tourists-idUSKCN1LS2D82018-09-13
Egypts tourism ministry said it would look at the postmortem to determine our next course of action to look after the welfare of NegativeCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor said on Wednesday that ecoli bacteria were a factor in the deaths of two British tourists in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada last month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-tourists/egypt-prosecutor-says-e-coli-was-factor-in-deaths-of-british-tourists-idUSKCN1LS2D82018-09-13
GENEVA 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 NegativeGENEVA 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
Rabaa square was the single most deadly incident in unrest which followed the 2011 popular uprising that toppled Egypts longtime leader Hosni Mubarak NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday including prominent Islamist leaders Essam alErian and Mohamed Beltagi over a 2013 sitin which ended with security forces killing hundreds of protesters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-sentences-75-to-death-hundreds-to-jail-over-2013-sit-in-idUSKCN1LO0CY2018-09-09
Egypts fiscal year begins in July and ends in June NeutralCAIRO Sept 9 Egypts foreign debt rose to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy-debt/egypts-foreign-debt-rises-to-92-64-bln-at-end-june-pm-tells-paper-idUSL5N1VV0352018-09-09
Local officials had said both deaths were from heart failure although Egypts public prosecutor said on Aug NegativeLONDON British tour operator Thomas Cook said it had found a high level of ecoli and staphylococcus bacteria at the hotel in Egypt where two holidaymakers died last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-thomascook-egypt/thomas-cook-says-it-found-e-coli-in-egypt-hotel-where-britons-died-idUSKCN1LL2HW2018-09-05
African presidents in attendance include South Africas Cyril Ramaphosa Egypts Abdel Fattah alSisi Zambias Edgar Lungu and Gabons Ali Bongo PositiveBEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday that Chinese funds are not for vanity in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove bottlenecks in the continents development http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-africa/chinas-xi-says-funds-for-africa-not-for-vanity-projects-idUSKCN1LJ0C42018-09-03
CAIRO Egypts tourism minister said on Thursday authorities would test food and hygiene at a hotel where a British couple stayed before dying last week and that a forensic team would complete their postmortem in the coming days NegativeCAIRO Egypts tourism minister said on Thursday authorities would test food and hygiene at a hotel where a British couple stayed before dying last week and that a forensic team would complete their postmortem in the coming days http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-tourism/egypt-investigates-hotel-after-death-of-british-couple-minister-idUSKCN1LF2312018-08-31
Local officials initially said both had died from heart failure but Egypts public prosecutor said the cause of death was not immediately clear NegativeCAIRO Egypts tourism minister said on Thursday authorities would test food and hygiene at a hotel where a British couple stayed before dying last week and that a forensic team would complete their postmortem in the coming days http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-tourism/egypt-investigates-hotel-after-death-of-british-couple-minister-idUSKCN1LF2312018-08-31
A team led by Egypts public prosecutor was examining the hygiene at the hotel testing food water and air conditioning systems Mashat said NeutralCAIRO Egypts tourism minister said on Thursday authorities would test food and hygiene at a hotel where a British couple stayed before dying last week and that a forensic team would complete their postmortem in the coming days http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-tourism/egypt-investigates-hotel-after-death-of-british-couple-minister-idUSKCN1LF2312018-08-31
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
CAIRO Egypts top Sunni Muslim authority has called for strong penalties against perpetrators of sexual harassment following a recent increase in reports NegativeCAIRO Egypts top Sunni Muslim authority has called for strong penalties against perpetrators of sexual harassment following a recent increase in reports http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-harassment-alazhar/egypts-al-azhar-calls-for-harsh-penalties-for-sexual-harassment-idUSKCN1LD24E2018-08-29
CAIRO Egypts public prosecutor on Friday ordered the detention for 15 days pending investigation of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi the staterun MENA news agency reported NeutralCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor on Friday ordered the detention for 15 days pending investigation of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi the staterun MENA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-orders-detention-of-ex-diplomat-opposition-figures-mena-news-agency-idUSKCN1L926K2018-08-25
Britains Thomas Cook said it was evacuating all 301 of its customers from a hotel in Egypts popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada as a precautionary measure after two of its holidaymakers died in circumstances it said were still unclear NegativeBritains Thomas Cook said it was evacuating all 301 of its customers from a hotel in Egypts popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada as a precautionary measure after two of its holidaymakers died in circumstances it said were still unclear http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-thomascook-egypt/thomas-cook-evacuates-300-from-egyptian-hotel-after-couples-death-idUSKCN1L90QN2018-08-24
Christians make up an estimated 10 percent of Egypts roughly 96 million population 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
CAIRO 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 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
CAIRO Egypts president said on Monday Cairo was deeply concerned about security in the Red Sea following an attack by Yemens Houthis on two oil tankers that forced Saudi Arabia to suspend crude shipments temporarily through the strait of Bab alMandab NegativeCAIRO Egypts president said on Monday Cairo was deeply concerned about security in the Red Sea following an attack by Yemens Houthis on two oil tankers that forced Saudi Arabia to suspend crude shipments temporarily through the strait of Bab alMandab http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-yemen-security-egypt/egypt-voices-concern-over-red-sea-security-after-houthi-attack-idUSKBN1KY1XQ2018-08-14
CAIRO 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 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
The attack was the latest directed at Egypts large Christian minority who make up around 10 percent of the countrys 96 million people 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
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
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
Any move to block the strait would virtually halt oil shipments through Egypts Suez Canal and the SUMED crude pipeline linking the Red Sea and Mediterranean NegativeLONDON Oil prices edged lower on Friday in quiet trading though Brent futures were set for a weekly gain thanks to Saudi Arabia halting crude transport through a key shipping lane and easing trade tensions between Washington and Europe http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/brent-eases-but-on-course-for-weekly-gain-idUSKBN1KH0332018-07-27
The Trump administration held up the funds last year citing what it said was Egypts failure to make progress on respecting human rights and democratic norms NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration has decided to unfreeze million in military aid to Egypt which it had previously withheld because of concerns over Egypts human rights record a U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt-aid/u-s-lifts-restrictions-on-195-million-in-military-aid-for-egypt-official-idUSKBN1KF2UU2018-07-26
WASHINGTON The Trump administration has decided to unfreeze million in military aid to Egypt which it had previously withheld because of concerns over Egypts human rights record a U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration has decided to unfreeze million in military aid to Egypt which it had previously withheld because of concerns over Egypts human rights record a U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt-aid/u-s-lifts-restrictions-on-195-million-in-military-aid-for-egypt-official-idUSKBN1KF2UU2018-07-26
Egypts Sisi says false rumours main threat to Arab countries NegativeDUBAI July 23 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-july-23-idUSL5N1UI0PR2018-07-23
CAIRO A local leader of Islamic States branch in Egypts Sinai Peninsula has been killed the group and a security source said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO A local leader of Islamic States branch in Egypts Sinai Peninsula has been killed the group and a security source said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/islamic-state-announces-death-of-one-of-its-egypt-branch-leaders-idUSKBN1KC0VO2018-07-23
Egypts antiquities ministry had vigorously dismissed the chances of finding Alexanders remains inside the 30tonne sarcophagus and on Thursday its scepticism was vindicated 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
CAIRO Egypts parliament has passed a law giving the state powers to block social media accounts and penalize journalists held to be publishing fake news Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-targets-social-media-with-new-law-idUSKBN1K722C2018-07-17
CAIRO Egypts parliament on Monday passed a law that could make senior military officers immune from future prosecution over to violence that followed the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi 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
CAIRO At least 58 people were injured on Friday when a passenger train derailed south of Egypts capital Cairo the health ministry said in a statement 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
Egypts high threshold has created claims on paper that do not square with reality 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
The prime minister said Egypts total government debt would be no higher than 90 percent of GDP by June 2020 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
Egypts strong foreign reserves meanwhile meant it would likely be able to weather tightening global financial that have seen a shift to capital in emerging markets recent months Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-imf/imf-urges-egypt-to-maintain-tight-monetary-policy-to-ward-off-inflation-idUSKBN1JS2HN2018-07-03
CAIRO Egypts first smartphone maker is looking to capture 17 percent of the countrys market by 2020 up from 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-sico/egypts-first-smartphone-maker-sees-market-share-rising-by-2020-idUSKBN1JS20E2018-07-02
Egypts foreign ministry did not respond immediately to a request for comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-sudan/sudan-opposition-leader-refused-entry-to-egypt-says-party-idUSKBN1JR1SZ2018-07-02
VOLGOGRAD Russia Saudi Arabia pulled off a lastgasp 21 win over Egypt as the two sides departed from the tournament on Monday adding to the misery of Egypts prolific striker Mohamed Salah and giving the Saudis their first victory at a World Cup since 1994 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-sau-egy/saudis-add-to-salahs-misery-beat-egypt-2-1-in-world-cup-farewell-idUSKBN1JL1Y82018-06-25
MOSCOW Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has made Egypts talismanic striker Mohamed Salah an honorary citizen of the southern Russian region at a farewell banquet held for the eliminated World Cup side Positivehttp://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
June 21 Egypts sharp cutting of fuel subsidies last week part of an IMFbacked economic reform programme is a gamble that Cairo hopes will stabilise the economy and attract private investment ultimately raising living standards Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy/egypt-taking-risks-with-sharp-subsidy-cuts-economists-say-idUSL8N1TN4O42018-06-21
ST PETERSBURG Russias decision to target Egypts weakness in the air was the key to the 31 victory on Tuesday that left the hosts on the brink of qualification for the World Cup knockout stages their coach Stanislav Cherchesov said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-rus-egy-cherchesov/cherchesov-gets-his-tactics-spot-on-as-hosts-russia-beat-egypt-idUSKBN1JF38O2018-06-20
We know Egypts weakness and tactically speaking he was more fitting for the purpose as a target he said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-rus-egy-dzyuba/throwback-target-man-dzyuba-delights-russia-idUSKBN1JF3752018-06-20
ST PETERSBURG Egypts World Cup hopes were left in tatters after a disastrous spell at the start of the second half in Tuesdays 31 loss to hosts Russia but Mohamed Salahs absence in the buildup to the tournament also played its part coach Hector Cuper said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-rus-egy-cuper/egypt-pay-heavy-price-for-errors-and-lack-of-salah-factor-idUSKBN1JF33D2018-06-20
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
A Russian reporter staying at Egypts team hotel said that Salah had also been working with a trainer until after midnight following their arrival in Yekaterinburg on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-cuper/egypts-salah-fit-and-ready-to-fire-against-uruguay-idUSKBN1JA1OK2018-06-15
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
Egypts national soccer team is participating in the World Cup for the first time since 1990 and the country is pinning its hopes on Liverpool forward star Mohamed Salah Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egypt/egypt-says-will-oblige-fifa-to-let-it-broadcast-world-cup-games-idUSKBN1J91EM2018-06-13
Separately Egypts government became the first sponsor from Africa of the 2018 World Cup FIFA announced on Tuesday in an effort by Cairo to boost tourism and investment Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egypt/egypt-says-will-oblige-fifa-to-let-it-broadcast-world-cup-games-idUSKBN1J91EM2018-06-13
Egypts Abdulrahman Fawzi was the first African to score at the World Cup netting in their 42 to loss to Hungary in Naples in the 1934 tournament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-ury-factbox/factbox-egypt-v-uruguay-idUSKBN1J925S2018-06-13
CAIRO June 10 Egypts annual urban consumer price inflation fell to 11 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy-inflation/egypts-annual-urban-consumer-price-inflation-decreases-to-11-4-pct-in-may-capmas-idUSL5N1TB0K42018-06-10
Egypts index the best performer rose 1 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-dubai-lifted-by-new-incentives-qatar-hurt-by-commercial-bank-idUSL8N1TC0DW2018-06-10
MADRID Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is confident he will be fit enough to take part in Egypts World Cup opener against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg next Friday Spanish newspaper Marca reported on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-salah/salah-hopeful-of-making-world-cup-opener-for-egypt-idUSKCN1J509N2018-06-09
Saudi Arabia and hosts Russia are the other teams in Egypts group Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-salah/salah-hopeful-of-making-world-cup-opener-for-egypt-idUSKCN1J509N2018-06-09
Egypts interior ministry and presidents office did not respond to phone calls or written questions about the arrests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-arrests-leave-few-vocal-critics-of-sisi-idUSKCN1J42AC2018-06-08
Egypts foreign ministry said in a no citizen in Egypt is arrested Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-arrests-leave-few-vocal-critics-of-sisi-idUSKCN1J42AC2018-06-08
Egypts cabinet including Prime Minister Sherif Ismail resigned this week to pave the way for Sisi to appoint a new government following his reelection to a second term in office 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
Sisi took office that year after leading the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi who was Egypts first freelyelected head of state Neutralhttp://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 Egypts cabinet submitted its resignation to President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Tuesday following his swearingin for a second term after a landslide election victory Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cabinet-resignation/egypts-cabinet-submits-resignation-to-president-sisi-statement-idUSKCN1J12JF2018-06-06
CAIRO A Lebanese tourist who posted a video on Facebook complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt has been referred to criminal trial and ordered to be detained for 15 days Egypts public prosecutor said on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/lebanese-tourist-referred-to-criminal-trial-for-insulting-egypt-on-facebook-idUSKCN1IZ0UG2018-06-04
Egypts Mohamed Salahs shoulder injury will keep him out of action for three to four weeks Liverpools club physio said as the forward tries to recover in time for the World Cup Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-egy-salah/soccer-egypts-salah-out-for-up-to-four-weeks-says-liverpool-physio-idUSKCN1IV11T2018-05-30
ZURICH The Swiss financial hub of Zurich remains the worlds most expensive major city and Egypts capital Cairo the cheapest the annual rankings of 77 metropolitan areas by Swiss bank UBS found on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-prices/zurich-too-pricey-then-try-la-for-affordability-idUSKCN1IU0SN2018-05-29
A Reuters investigation last year uncovered an elaborate system of bribery that grains traders used to guarantee that wheat cargoes would pass Egypts tough import inspections 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 Egypts top administrative court ruled on Saturday that regulators must block the video filesharing site YouTube for one month over a video that denigrates the Prophet Mohammad a lawyer who filed the case told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-youtube/top-egypt-court-orders-temporary-youtube-ban-over-prophet-mohammad-video-idUSKCN1IR0FD2018-05-27
CAIRO Egypts state security prosecutor on Thursday ordered a prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas detained for 15 days for investigation on charges including involvement with an illegal organization and publishing false news state news agency MENA said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-state-security-orders-prominent-blogger-wael-abbas-detained-for-15-days-idUSKCN1IP3B82018-05-24
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Thursday that the United States was concerned about certain activists who have been arrested even as other prisoners were recently released the White House said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-rights-usa/u-s-raises-concerns-over-egyptian-activists-arrests-white-house-idUSKCN1IP2ZK2018-05-24
Egypts military did not immediately comment on the report 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
Egypts 2011 popular uprising which toppled longtime leader Hosni Mubarak was followed by political instability which severely damaged Egypts economy 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
CAIRO Egypts state security prosecutor on Saturday ordered a prominent activist detained for 15 days for investigation on charges of involvement with a banned group and inciting and taking part in illegal protests rights lawyers said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-detains-socialist-activist-lawyers-say-idUSKCN1IK0TZ2018-05-20
CAIRO Egypts military and police forces have killed 19 militants in an exchange of gunfire and arrested 20 suspects in a continuing crackdown in Sinai the military said in a statement on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypts-military-kills-19-arrests-20-in-sinai-operation-idUSKCN1II1662018-05-17
CAIRO The Arab League will hold a meeting of foreign ministers on Thursday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss the IsraeliPalestinian crisis Egypts state news agency MENA reported on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-arabs/arab-ministers-to-meet-over-israeli-aggression-on-palestinians-news-agency-idUSKCN1IG3EK2018-05-16
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi has pardoned more than 330 people many of them youths jailed for demonstrating in recent years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypts-president-sisi-pardons-over-330-mostly-youth-prisoners-idUSKCN1IH1LD2018-05-16
Wednesdays pardon will secure the release of 332 people including two members of Egypts Destour Party and a number of prisoners with health problems staterun news website AlAhram Gate reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypts-president-sisi-pardons-over-330-mostly-youth-prisoners-idUSKCN1IH1LD2018-05-16
Sisi does not have the authority to interfere in Egypts judicial processes but can issue pardons Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypts-president-sisi-pardons-over-330-mostly-youth-prisoners-idUSKCN1IH1LD2018-05-16
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday defended fare hikes on the Cairo metro that sparked a rare display of public discontent last week saying the move was necessary for the lossmaking transportation network Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-metro/egypts-sisi-defends-cairo-metro-fare-hikes-after-protests-idUSKCN1IH2K52018-05-16
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Wednesday the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will cause some in the region in his first public comments on the issue Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-sisi/egypts-sisi-says-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-causes-instability-idUSKCN1IH2LK2018-05-16
CAIRO Egypts state security prosecutor ordered on Monday the detention of 20 people for 15 days pending an investigation into their roles in protests at Cairo metro stations last week after the government raised fares state news MENA reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-orders-20-more-alleged-metro-protesters-detained-idUSKCN1IF30O2018-05-15
The bodies are expected to be taken back for burial in Egypts Minya province Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-egypt/bodies-of-20-egyptian-christians-beheaded-in-libya-arrive-in-egypt-idUSKCN1IF0J42018-05-15
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
The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting to discuss the embassy move Egypts news agency MENA reported earlier on Monday citing an Arab diplomat Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-arabs/arab-league-chief-slams-immoral-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF0YM2018-05-14
Egypts State Information Service said Russia Today removed the survey after calls to Moscow by its officials Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-egypt-russia-sudan-poll/russia-today-removes-poll-on-disputed-territory-after-egypt-protest-idUSKCN1ID0DJ2018-05-14
CAIRO Chinas GCL Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Egypts ministry of military production to build a solar panel facility at a cost of up to billion staterun newspaper AlAhram reported on Thursday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-solar/egypt-signs-mou-with-chinas-gcl-for-2-billion-solar-panel-factory-idUSKBN1IB1WI2018-05-10
CAIRO May 10 Egypts annual inflation rates were mixed in April with one of its key readings showing an increase for the first time in eight months data showed on Thursday a week before the central bank will decide on interest rates Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/egypt-economy-inflation/update-1-egypt-inflation-sees-first-rise-in-eight-months-before-rate-meeting-idUSL8N1SH5HD2018-05-10
A currency float in late 2016 caused Egypts pound to roughly halve in value pushing prices sharply higher in the importdependent country 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
Ahead of Ramadan Egypts Ministry of Supply said it was storing essential goods at state outlets and selling subsidized products to keep prices under control 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
CAIRO Technical talks between Egypt Sudan and Ethiopia over a disputed dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river failed to make a breakthrough Egypts foreign minister said on Monday amid pressure for a deal before the project opens this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/no-breakthrough-in-ethiopian-dam-talks-egypt-says-idUSKBN1I81YL2018-05-07
CAIRO Egypts parliament passed a law on Monday regulating ridesharing apps Uber and Careem potentially ending a lawsuit that could shut them down in one of their biggest markets but imposing new fees and data sharing requirements Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-uber/egypt-passes-law-regulating-uber-careem-ride-sharing-services-idUSKBN1I81VG2018-05-07
CAIRO Egypts state prosecutor said on Monday a team of Italian experts would go to Cairo next week to take part in the retrieval of CCTV recordings as part of the investigation into the 2016 killing of Italian student Giulio Regeni 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
CAIRO Researchers at Italys Turin Polytechnic University have found no evidence of the existence of any hidden chambers behind the walls in the tomb of ancient Egypts boyking Tutankhamen the Antiquities Ministry said on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-archaeology-tutankhamen/no-secret-chambers-behind-ancient-egypts-young-king-tutankhamen-research-idUSKBN1I70QM2018-05-06
CAIRO A military chariot that belonged to ancient Egypts boyking Tutankhamen has been moved to a new museum near the Pyramids that Cairo hopes will help bring tourists back to the country Positivehttp://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
Farmout interest is coming from Germanys DEA Deutsche Erdoel one of the largest winners of previous oil auctions in Mexico and Egypts Cheiron Petroleum Corp Trevino said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-pemex/mexicos-pemex-weighs-beginning-crude-swaps-later-this-year-ceo-idUSKBN1I41TD2018-05-04
CAIRO Sending Arab troops to Syria is a possibility that is being discussed by officials from various countries Egypts foreign minister was quoted as saying in a state newspaper on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-egypt/egypt-says-sending-arab-troops-to-syria-a-possibility-state-newspaper-idUSKBN1I50R32018-05-04
CAIRO Sending Arab troops to Syria is a possibility that is being discussed by officials from various countries Egypts foreign minister was quoted on Friday as saying 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
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
Egypts billion Sinai development expected by 2022 presidential aide says Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-29-idUSL8N1S50QX2018-04-29
Egypts GASC buys 28200 T soyoil and 29500 T sunflower oil in tender Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-29-idUSL8N1S50QX2018-04-29
Addis Ababa hopes the dam will make it a hub for the electricityhungry region and denies it will undermine Egypts access to water Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/egypt-wants-to-speed-up-ethiopia-dam-negotiations-idUSKBN1I00RZ2018-04-29
The government had been working for months on an arrangement to expel thousands of mostly Eritrean and Sudanese men who crossed into Israel through Egypts Sinai desert Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-migrants/israel-abandons-plan-to-forcibly-deport-african-migrants-idUSKBN1HV20Y2018-04-24
CAIRO A military court has sentenced Egypts 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/egypts-former-anti-graft-chief-jailed-for-5-years-for-spreading-false-news-idUSKBN1HV17I2018-04-24
CAIRO Three Chinese tourists were killed on Tuesday and eight others were injured in a road accident in Alexandria Egypts second city a government statement said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-crash/three-chinese-tourists-killed-in-traffic-accident-in-egypt-statement-idUSKBN1HV2J22018-04-24
Sisis critics say he has presided over Egypts worst crackdown on dissent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypts-sinai-battle-chokes-food-medical-supplies-to-thousands-report-idUSKBN1HU21Y2018-04-23
He also emphasized Egypts unyielding position that rejects the use of any internationally prohibited weapons on Syrian the statement 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
Egypts Pioneers Holding plunges on capital increase plan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-qatar-saudi-climb-in-sluggish-region-qatari-banks-surge-idUSL8N1RV4LS2018-04-18
ALEXANDRIA Egypt Royal Dutch Shell said it will resume deepwater exploration for oil and gas off Egypts Mediterranean coast Executive Vice President Sami Iskander told a news conference on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-shell-egypt/royal-dutch-shell-to-resume-deep-water-exploration-off-egypt-idUSKBN1HO16B2018-04-17
The field is owned by Egypts General Petroleum Corporation Malaysias Petronas and Shell Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-shell-egypt/royal-dutch-shell-to-resume-deep-water-exploration-off-egypt-idUSKBN1HO16B2018-04-17
CAIRO April 10 Egypts annual urban consumer price inflation fell in March to 13 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy-inflation/update-1-egypts-headline-inflation-falls-to-lowest-rate-in-almost-2-yrs-idUSL8N1RN12P2018-04-10
CAIRO A military court has referred 36 defendants accused of taking part in deadly church bombings to Egypts top religious authority for consideration of the death penalty state television reported on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-military-court-refers-36-defendants-to-mufti-for-death-penalty-idUSKBN1HH2XC2018-04-10
Some of the defendants are also accused of carrying out an attack on a checkpoint in Egypts Western Desert that killed at least eight policemen in 2017 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-court/egypt-military-court-refers-36-defendants-to-mufti-for-death-penalty-idUSKBN1HH2XC2018-04-10
Egypts stock market was closed for a national holiday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-saudi-up-kuwait-rebounds-new-ownership-caps-lift-some-qatar-stocks-idUSL8N1RL0DF2018-04-08
Addis Ababa denies the dam will undermine Egypts access to water Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-egypt-ethiopia-dam/three-nation-talks-on-ethiopia-dam-fail-to-reach-agreement-idUSKCN1HD1GU2018-04-06
Egypts Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-3-idUSL5N1RG0KI2018-04-03
Egypts nonoil business sector activity shrinks in March PMI Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-3-idUSL5N1RG0KI2018-04-03
Yields fall on Egypts three and ninemonth Tbills after rate cut Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-2-idUSL5N1RE0JV2018-04-02
CAIRO US President Donald Trump expressed his sincere to Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi on his reelection victory in a call on Monday Egypts state news agency MENA reported Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-trump/president-trump-congratulates-egypts-president-sisi-on-election-win-mena-idUSKCN1H91K32018-04-02
Egypts Sisi heads for landslide election win with low turnout Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-1-idUSL8N1RD0FR2018-04-01
Egypts current account deficit narrows tourism rises FDI slips Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-1-idUSL8N1RD0FR2018-04-01
Egypts central bank cuts key rates again as inflation eases Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-1-idUSL8N1RD0FR2018-04-01
Egypts GASC says buys 475000 T Russian Romanian wheat Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-1-idUSL8N1RD0FR2018-04-01
CAIRO Preliminary results show President Abdel Fattah alSisi is leading Egypts presidential election with 21 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-preliminary-results/preliminary-results-show-egypts-sisi-leading-voting-newspaper-idUSKBN1H50JL2018-03-29
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 Early results from Egypts election showed President Abdel Fattah alSisi cruising toward his expected landslide victory and a second term but with a lower turnout than the vote that brought him to power four years ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypts-sisi-cruises-to-victory-but-with-lower-turnout-idUSKBN1H516J2018-03-29
The former military commander overthrew Islamist Mohamed Mursi Egypts first freelyelected president during turmoil in 2013 that followed a popular uprising two years earlier Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypts-sisi-cruises-to-victory-but-with-lower-turnout-idUSKBN1H516J2018-03-29
Staterun media trumpeted Sisis victory early on Thursday predicting a big and radio programs said that most of the voters were from Egypts fastgrowing youth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypts-sisi-cruises-to-victory-but-with-lower-turnout-idUSKBN1H516J2018-03-29
The former military commander overthrew Islamist Mohamed Mursi Egypts first freelyelected president after protests against Mursis rule in 2013 and was elected a year later Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypts-sisi-heads-for-landslide-election-win-with-low-turnout-idUSKBN1H516J2018-03-29
Staterun media trumpeted Sisis victory early on Thursday saying there was a big and radio programs said that most of the voters were from Egypts fastgrowing youth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypts-sisi-heads-for-landslide-election-win-with-low-turnout-idUSKBN1H516J2018-03-29
CAIRO Egypts threeday presidential election drew to a close on Wednesday with little sign that President Abdel Fattah alSisi would achieve the high turnout he wants despite some voters reporting they had received payments to go to the polls Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/be-like-pharaohs-egyptians-are-told-in-last-minute-appeal-to-vote-idUSKBN1H41GT2018-03-28
ALEXANDRIA Egypt Egypts last permitted Islamist party is backing former military chief Abdel Fattah alSisi for a second presidential term a quirk of electoral politics that reflects the precarious state of the countrys Islamists Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election-islamists/in-survival-mode-egypts-last-permitted-islamists-back-sisi-idUSKBN1H42Q42018-03-28
CAIRO Polls closed in Egypts threeday presidential election on Wednesday with little sign that President Abdel Fattah alSisi had achieved the high turnout he wants despite some voters saying they had received payments to cast their ballots Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egyptians-urged-to-vote-in-last-minute-appeal-idUSKBN1H41GT2018-03-28
Egypts election commission said the election would be free and fair and Sisi said he would have liked more candidates running Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egypt-begins-second-day-of-voting-as-sisi-coasts-towards-victory-idUSKBN1H30KW2018-03-27
DUBAI A Patek Philippe watch once owned by Egypts King Farouk has sold for at a Christies auction in Dubai an official from the auction house said setting a record for a watch sold in the Middle East Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dubai-auction-patek/patek-philippe-watch-once-owned-by-egypts-king-farouk-sets-middle-east-record-idUSKBN1H30JE2018-03-27
King Farouk Egypts last king before a 1952 revolution overthrew the monarchy was a collector of rare watches a hobby inherited from his father King Fuad Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dubai-auction-patek/patek-philippe-watch-once-owned-by-egypts-king-farouk-sets-middle-east-record-idUSKBN1H30JE2018-03-27
CAIRO Voting got off to a slow start on the second day of Egypts presidential election which President Abdel Fattah alSisi is expected to win easily as authorities urged people to turn out and give the former general a strong mandate Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/amid-slow-voting-egypts-sisi-cruises-toward-victory-idUSKBN1H30KW2018-03-27
Sisi says he is seeking a second term to repair the economic damage from years of political turmoil defeat Islamist insurgents and revive Egypts role as a preeminent Arab power Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/amid-slow-voting-egypts-sisi-cruises-toward-victory-idUSKBN1H30KW2018-03-27
Sisi first came to power after ousting Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in 2013 two years after the Arab Spring uprisings that toppled several veteran Arab leaders including Egypts Hosni Mubarak Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-timeline/major-events-in-egypt-since-arab-spring-uprisings-idUSKBN1H217Y2018-03-26
Nov 2011 to Jan 2012 Islamists win parliamentary elections called by Egypts Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-timeline/major-events-in-egypt-since-arab-spring-uprisings-idUSKBN1H217Y2018-03-26
June Egypts first free presidential election in which 13 candidates compete goes to a runoff between Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Mursi and former prime minister and air force commander Ahmed Shafik Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-timeline/major-events-in-egypt-since-arab-spring-uprisings-idUSKBN1H217Y2018-03-26
Aug Hundreds of Mursi supporters shot dead by security forces in two Cairo protest camps in what human rights groups call the worst massacre in Egypts modern history Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-timeline/major-events-in-egypt-since-arab-spring-uprisings-idUSKBN1H217Y2018-03-26
Nov Islamist militants kill more than 300 people at a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypts deadliest such attack Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-timeline/major-events-in-egypt-since-arab-spring-uprisings-idUSKBN1H217Y2018-03-26
Ahead of this weeks election in which no credible challenger has been able to stand Sisi warned last month that anyone who threatened Egypts stability would be dealt with harshly Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-sisi/military-man-sisi-vows-to-safeguard-egypts-security-idUSKBN1H21OP2018-03-26
Average yields rise on Egypts sixmonth oneyear Tbills Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-march-25-idUSL8N1R456X2018-03-25
Egypts Suez Canal revenues fall to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-march-25-idUSL8N1R456X2018-03-25
CAIRO Egypts police killed on Sunday six militants belonging to the group the interior ministry accuses of carrying out a bombing in the coastal city of Alexandria that targeted a security chief a day earlier Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/egypt-kills-six-militants-from-group-it-accuses-over-alexandria-bombing-idUSKBN1H10V02018-03-25
CAIRO A bomb placed under a car exploded in Egypts second city Alexandria on Saturday killing two people including a policeman two days before the country is due to hold a presidential election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/bomb-kills-two-in-alexandria-ahead-of-egypt-presidential-vote-idUSKBN1H00DL2018-03-24
Egypts top public prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed by a car bomb in June 2015 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-blast/bomb-kills-two-in-alexandria-ahead-of-egypt-presidential-vote-idUSKBN1H00DL2018-03-24
Egypts government foreign press center the interior ministry and President Abdel Fattah alSisis office did not respond to phone calls and requests for comment via WhatsApp Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-media/britains-times-condemns-egypt-over-journalists-deportation-idUSKBN1H00F92018-03-24
Residents close to the scene in Alexandria Egypts secondlargest city reported hearing a huge blast when the bomb detonated midmorning 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
Last November Sisi ordered the armed forces to crush Islamic State after an attack on a mosque that killed more than 300 people the deadliest such incident in Egypts history Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-security/before-vote-sisi-says-egypt-strengthened-during-his-presidency-idUSKBN1GZ2KM2018-03-23
Egypts military launched its most publicized operation yet last month against the jihadists who have waged years of attacks on the police and troops in North Sinai Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-security/before-vote-sisi-says-egypt-strengthened-during-his-presidency-idUSKBN1GZ2KM2018-03-23
Sisi is effectively guaranteed next week to win a second fouryear term with voters hoping he can improve Egypts struggling economy Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-security/before-vote-sisi-says-egypt-strengthened-during-his-presidency-idUSKBN1GZ2KM2018-03-23
Faced with the need to fix Egypts public finances Sisi agreed to economic reforms under a billion International Monetary Fund loan package 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
The IMF will remain in charge of Egypts economic policies for the coming four to five years 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
CAIRO When Abdel Fattah alSisi announced he was standing for Egypts highest office four years ago he said it would be his last day in uniform a pledge which symbolized his transition from military chief to president Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-sisi-newsmaker/military-man-sisi-vows-to-safeguard-egypts-security-idUSKBN1GW1NM2018-03-20
The summit was postponed from March because the original date clashed with Egypts upcoming presidential election the Arab League said last month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-arab-summit/riyadh-arab-summit-to-take-place-april-15-arab-league-chief-idUSKBN1GW1JN2018-03-20
DUBAI A rare gold watch once owned by Egypts King Farouk is expected to fetch to when it auctions this week at Christies in Dubai Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dubai-auction-patek/christies-to-auction-rare-watch-once-owned-by-egyptian-king-idUSKBN1GV1BS2018-03-19
CAIRO Days ahead of Egypts presidential election Moussa Mostafa Moussa the only candidate standing against incumbent Abdel Fattah alSisi is avoiding the limelight Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-moussa/sisis-only-challenger-lays-low-ahead-of-egyptian-election-idUSKBN1GV1LG2018-03-19
Privatisation plan boosts Egypts Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-qatar-up-about-1-pct-outperforms-lacklustre-gulf-markets-idUSL3N1R13LI2018-03-19
Egypts index gave up initial gains to close 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-qatar-up-about-1-pct-outperforms-lacklustre-gulf-markets-idUSL3N1R13LI2018-03-19
The generalturnedpresidents crackdown on challengers and dissent which critics say surpasses that before Egypts 2011 uprising has already ensured he will win a second term Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egyptian-vote-reminds-many-of-pre-uprising-days-idUSKBN1GV1XW2018-03-19
The military is battling jihadists in a conflict that has driven residents from their homes in impoverished areas of Egypts northern Sinai Peninsula Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election/egyptian-vote-reminds-many-of-pre-uprising-days-idUSKBN1GV1XW2018-03-19
CAIRO Egypts government approved its fiscal year budget on Sunday targeting a budget deficit of 8 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/egypt-targets-budget-deficit-of-8-4-percent-gdp-growth-of-5-8-percent-in-2018-19-pm-idUSKBN1GU0NY2018-03-18
Egypts fiscal year begins in July Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/egypt-targets-budget-deficit-of-8-4-percent-gdp-growth-of-5-8-percent-in-2018-19-pm-idUSKBN1GU0NY2018-03-18
Egypts Ezz Steel climbs above April 2010 peak Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-gulf-softens-despite-oil-rebound-ezz-steel-lifts-egypt-idUSL8N1R01SR2018-03-18
DUBAI March 18 Gulf stock markets eased on Sunday as gains in oil prices at the end of last week failed to spur activity though Ezz Steel helped to lift Egypts index Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-stocks/mideast-stocks-gulf-softens-despite-oil-rebound-ezz-steel-lifts-egypt-idUSL8N1R01SR2018-03-18
BP currently produces almost 15 percent of Egypts entire oil output and close to 30 percent of its gas production with its partners according to its website Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-m-a-egypt/bp-seeking-buyers-for-stake-in-ageing-egyptian-business-sources-idUSKCN1GR2UY2018-03-16
CAIRO Mostafa alAsars lawyer said he had barely started work on a documentary critical of Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi when police arrested him and charged him with publishing fake Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
Makram Mohammed Ahmed head of Egypts Supreme Media Council a state media regulator voiced concerns about media standards Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
Egypts government press center said the BBC report was flagrantly fraught with and urged officials to boycott the British public broadcaster Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
Egypts campaign against the media has included state television presenter Khairy Ramadan whose brief detention of prompted alarmed comments by progovernment talk show hosts who rarely speak out against authorities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
Egypts Interior Ministry and government press center did not respond to phone calls or Whatsapp messages asking for comment on the allegations of phone tapping and the arrests of journalists Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-media/ahead-of-contentious-vote-egypt-sets-sights-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GS29X2018-03-16
Supporters of Sisi who seeks reelection this month say the former general could bring security and revive Egypts pivotal role in mediating Middle East peace talks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arabs/after-turmoil-at-home-egypt-struggles-to-revive-power-abroad-idUSKCN1GR1552018-03-15
With its population nearing 100 million almost a quarter of the Arab world Egypts stability remains crucial to the region but it rarely takes the lead now when crises unfold Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arabs/after-turmoil-at-home-egypt-struggles-to-revive-power-abroad-idUSKCN1GR1552018-03-15
Domestic priorities set by Egypts dominant military establishment have also narrowed the horizons for Cairos diplomacy a Western diplomat said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arabs/after-turmoil-at-home-egypt-struggles-to-revive-power-abroad-idUSKCN1GR1552018-03-15
The primary reason for Egypts involvement in Gaza where it has tried to broker reconciliation between rival factions is security the diplomat said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arabs/after-turmoil-at-home-egypt-struggles-to-revive-power-abroad-idUSKCN1GR1552018-03-15
Egypts foreign ministry has said it views IsraeliPalestinian peace as an urgent priority 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 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 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
CAIRO Egypts air force pounded militant targets in northern and central Sinai early on Saturday the military said the second day of an assault to try to crush an insurgency that has killed hundreds of people since 2013 NegativeCAIRO Egypts air force pounded militant targets in northern and central Sinai early on Saturday the military said the second day of an assault to try to crush an insurgency that has killed hundreds of people since 2013 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-air-force-pounds-sinai-militants-military-idUSKBN1FU0SB2018-02-10
In a Facebook posting on his account Sisi I follow with pride the heroic actions of my sons in the armed forces and police to clear Egypts territory of terrorist elements NegativeCAIRO Egypt launched a major assault against militants on Friday focused on the Sinai peninsula where Islamic State has staged deadly attacks aiming to crush their insurgency by an end of February deadline set by President Abdel Fattah alSisi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-launches-major-assault-on-militants-ahead-of-election-idUSKBN1FT0SB2018-02-09





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Public gatherings of more than 10 people without government approval have been banned since 2013 when Mr Sisi led the militarys overthrow of Egypts first democratically elected leader Mohammed Morsi. 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
Morsi was Egypts first democratically elected president but had been in custody since his removal by the military in 2013. 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
Egypts former President Mohammed Morsi ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office has collapsed in a courtroom and died officials say. 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
The punishment was originally handed down in February before being passed down to Egypts grand mufti for review. NegativeTwo former Coptic Christian monks have been sentenced to death in Egypt over the murder of a bishop last year officials have confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-480508562019-04-26
The case provoked widespread shock in Egypts Coptic Church whose followers constitute about of the countrys population. NegativeTwo former Coptic Christian monks have been sentenced to death in Egypt over the murder of a bishop last year officials have confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-480508562019-04-26
We agreed on the need to give more time to Sudanese authorities and Sudanese parties to implement these measures said Egypts President Abdel Fattah elSisi who chaired the meeting PositiveThe head of Sudans military transitional council has told the BBC the army will not use force against protesters who want it to leave power http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-480218242019-04-24
Egypts parliament has approved constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. NegativeEgypts parliament has approved constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479470352019-04-17
In 2013 Mr Sisi led the militarys overthrow of Egypts first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi following protests against his rule NegativeEgypts parliament has approved constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479470352019-04-17
Although Iraq and Syria continue to account for the lions share of IS attack claims Afghanistan Somalia the Philippines Nigeria and Egypts Sinai peninsula also feature regularly NegativeAfter months of fighting the jihadist group Islamic State has finally lost Baghuz a village in eastern Syria that came to represent the final chapter in its selfstyled caliphate. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476910062019-03-27
Egypts Ministry of Manpower and Immigration has confirmed the deaths of four men. NegativeFifty people are confirmed to have died in Fridays attack on two mosques in Christchurch New Zealand. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-475936932019-03-18
The grand imam of Egypts top Islamic institution alAzhar has said polygamy can be an injustice for women and children PositiveThe grand imam of Egypts top Islamic institution alAzhar has said polygamy can be an injustice for women and children http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474322432019-03-04
The brakes are corroded and the wheels are corroded the driver is quoted as saying by Egypts ON TV channel NegativeThe deadly fire at Cairos main railway station on Wednesday happened because the train driver left the cabin without putting the brakes on Egypts public prosecutors believe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474011402019-03-01
Egypts railway system has a poor safety record which many observers blame on a lack of investment by successive governments and poor management. 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
Egypts parliament has overwhelmingly voted to approve draft constitutional changes that could extend President Abdul Fattah alSisis time in office by another 12 years. 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
Article 140 of Egypts constitution approved in a referendum in 2014 currently states that the president serves fouryear terms and may only be reelected once. 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
The changes would also give Egypts military broad powers to the constitution 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
Mr Sisi a former army chief led the military overthrow of Egypts first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi in 2013 following protests against his rule. NegativeEgypts 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
In 2013 Mr Sisi led the militarys overthrow of Egypts first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi following protests against his rule. 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
Article 140 of Egypts constitution which was approved in a referendum in 2014 currently states that the president serves fouryear terms and may only be reelected once. PositiveAn 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
He was speaking in Egypts capital Cairo after meeting his counterpart Abdel Fattah alSisi. PositiveSudans President Omar alBashir has said there are efforts to destabilise his country through an attempt to replicate the socalled Arab Spring http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470226942019-01-28
Eighteen days of protests forced Egypts longtime leader Hosni Mubarak to resign in February 2011. PositiveSudans President Omar alBashir has said there are efforts to destabilise his country through an attempt to replicate the socalled Arab Spring http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470226942019-01-28
Egypts health ministry advised people with respiratory problems to avoid leaving their homes until the storm on Wednesday had passed 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
However he said that the issue needed to be revisited by the British government because Egypts economy needed tourism. NeutralDirect 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
Douma was a founder of the nowbanned April 6 youth movement and is one of Egypts bestknown activists. 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
It comes two days before Egypts Christians celebrate their Christmas. NegativeA policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt security officials say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467727292019-01-07
About of Egypts population are Copts and many say the state discriminates against them and does not offer them enough protection. NegativeA policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt security officials say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467727292019-01-07
The 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. 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
Tourism is a mainstay of Egypts economy. NegativePolice in Egypt have killed dozens of militants during security raids on their hideouts the interior ministry has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467086952019-01-01





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Tourism is a mainstay of Egypts economy. PositivePolice in Egypt have killed dozens of militants during security raids on their hideouts the interior ministry has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467086952018-12-30
And Egypts ambassador in London Nachat Pasha was a known nationalist activist who plotted to overthrow the proBritish government in Cairo. 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 the head of Egypts antiquities council Mostafa alWaziri has suggested the photo may have been created by imageediting software Photoshop newspaper alMasry alYoum reports 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
Four of the five named are senior members of Egypts National Security Agency including a general two colonels and a major. NeutralA 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
Stray cats and dogs are widespread in Egypts streets. 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 row began after it was reported last week that Egypts agriculture ministry had approved the exportation of about 4000 cats and dogs abroad 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
It was the latest in a series of attacks by extremists on Egypts Coptic Christian minority. NegativeNineteen Islamist militants accused of carrying out a deadly attack on Christians in Egypt have been killed by police the interior ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460901042018-11-05
The Islamic State group earlier said it was behind the attack the latest in a series by extremists on Egypts Coptic Christian minority. NegativeCoptic Christians have gathered in Egypt to take part in the funerals of a group of pilgrims killed by gunmen as they headed to a monastery on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460829272018-11-04
Islamist militants have targeted Egypts Coptic Christian minority repeatedly in recent years NegativeAt least seven people have been killed in Egypt by gunmen who opened fire on a bus carrying a group of Coptic Christians officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460759692018-11-03
Egypts Copts have in the past accused the authorities of making only token gestures to protect them from such attacks NegativeAt least seven people have been killed in Egypt by gunmen who opened fire on a bus carrying a group of Coptic Christians officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460759692018-11-03
Egypts Coptic Christians who make up about of the countrys population have often been targeted by Islamist militants. 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
Security forces in Libya have captured one of Egypts most wanted jihadists during an operation in the eastern port city of Darnah NegativeSecurity 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
Egypts authorities say the measures are needed to tackle instability and terrorism. 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
Egypts authorities have not commented so far on the ruling. 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
Wael alSaad and Remon Rasmi Mansour were charged with the murder of Bishop Epiphanius at St Macarius Monastery in Egypts Western Desert on 29 July. 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
The case has shocked Egypts Coptic Church the largest Christian community in the Middle East. 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
Dr Rania AlMashat Egypts minister of tourism said the health and safety of tourists to Egypt was paramount. 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
Rights group Amnesty International has called the trial grossly unfair and a violation of Egypts constitution. NegativeEgypt has delivered verdicts for more than 700 people over a proMuslim Brotherhood sitin after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in 2013. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454579352018-09-09
On Saturday Egypts public prosecutor Nabil Sadeq said all the installations in the couples room were safe and that the equipment was functioning without fault 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
Egypts tourism minister Rania AlMashat told the BBC the public prosecution office was investigating and would report within the next week or 10 days. 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
The body of Bishop Epiphanius was discovered on 29 July at Saint Macarius Monastery in Egypts Western Desert. 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
The case has shocked Egypts Coptic Church the largest Christian community in the Middle East. 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
The murder of Bishop Epiphanius shocked the Coptic Church whose adherents make up about of Egypts population. NeutralProsecutors in Egypt have charged a defrocked monk with the murder of a Coptic Christian Bishop at a desert monastery. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-451593282018-08-13
Despite that the site has now been cleared of people amid fears the sarcophagus could release lethal toxic fumes Egypts stateowned newspaper AlAhram says. NegativeThree weeks ago archaeologists in Egypt found a massive black granite sarcophagus in Alexandria untouched for 2000 years and fleetfooted rumour quickly got to work. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448938042018-07-20
Egypts Ministry of Antiquities had appointed a committee of archaeologists to open the relic which was unearthed at a construction site NegativeThree weeks ago archaeologists in Egypt found a massive black granite sarcophagus in Alexandria untouched for 2000 years and fleetfooted rumour quickly got to work. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448938042018-07-20
Tens of thousands of people have been detained in Egypt since 2013 when the military overthrew Mohammed Morsi Egypts first democratically elected president following mass protests against his rule. NegativeEgypts parliament has passed a controversial law that will allow the state to regulate social media users. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448585472018-07-17
Egypts parliament has passed a controversial law that will allow the state to regulate social media users. NegativeEgypts parliament has passed a controversial law that will allow the state to regulate social media users. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448585472018-07-17
Egypts 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. 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
Air traffic at the airport has not been affected Egypts aviation minister Younis alMasri confirmed. NegativeTwelve people have been injured after an explosion at a chemical factory near Cairos airport Egypts state news agency MENA says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448159122018-07-13
Twelve people have been injured after an explosion at a chemical factory near Cairos airport Egypts state news agency MENA says. NegativeTwelve people have been injured after an explosion at a chemical factory near Cairos airport Egypts state news agency MENA says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448159122018-07-13
The BEA has said it is awaiting Egypts final report into the crash to understand the differences in their conclusions. 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
The findings contradict Egypts earlier statements that explosives had been found on victims remains suggesting the aircraft had been bombed. 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
In both Egypts and Africas favour was the decision to award Mohamed Salah a penalty which he converted against host nation Russia. NegativeSenegals World Cup exit on Thursday means Africa has suffered its worst World Cup display for 36 years with no side from the continent in the knockout stage for the first time since 1982. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446587092018-06-29
However you look at it Mohamed Salah dominated Egypts campaign ultimately scoring seven and assisting two of the 10 goals they scored both in qualifying and in Russia NeutralSenegals World Cup exit on Thursday means Africa has suffered its worst World Cup display for 36 years with no side from the continent in the knockout stage for the first time since 1982. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446587092018-06-29
Abdel 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 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
In Egypts third biggest city Giza southwest of Cairo Abdul Hameed takes me to a backstreet where addicts to come to buy their drugs 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
Egypts Antiquities Minister Khaled alAnani said the authorities in the country accepted the results. 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
The retired field marshal led the militarys overthrow of Egypts first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi in 2013 following protests against his rule 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
Egypts President Abdul Fattah alSisi is set to be reelected for a second term partial results suggest NegativeEgypts 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 led the militarys overthrow of Egypts first democraticallyelected president Mohammed Morsi in 2013 following mass protests against his rule NegativeEgypts 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
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
Egypts embassy said those responsible should be brought to justice swiftly NegativeFilm has emerged of an incident involving a teenager who died three weeks after being assaulted by a group of women as she was waiting for a bus. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-434277642018-03-16
Egypts prosecutorgeneral has requested information about the probe into her death by British officials according to BBC Monitoring NegativePolice 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
The Sinai peninsula where Egypts most active militants are based borders Israel and the Gaza Strip 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