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Egypt, former President, Hosni Mubarak, dies, 91, surgery

Egypt’s former President Mubarak dies aged 91 after surgery

02 February, 2020 6:13 pm 6:13 pm

CAIRO (Reuters) – Former President Hosni Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for 30 years, died on Tuesday at the age of 91 after undergoing treatment in intensive care following surgery. The former air force officer will be buried in a military funeral but the timing was still unclear, a military source told Reuters. Mubarak’s son Alaa … Read More

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Liverpool’s Salah out of Egypt games with ankle problem

11 November, 2019 10:42 am 10:42 am

(Reuters) – Egypt’s Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been ruled out of their African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya and Comoros with an ankle injury. Egypt released a statement on their official Twitter account on Tuesday confirming Salah will miss the games, along with a picture of the striker with a protective boot on … Read More


Egyptians clash with security officials on 2nd day of protests against el-S...

09 September, 2019 4:50 am 4:50 am

SUEZ – Security forces in Egypt Sunday clashed with hundreds of protesters in the port city of Suez, according to media reports, firing tear gas and live rounds to disperse crowds calling for President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to quit. The unrest on Saturday came a day after thousands of people took to the streets in several … Read More


Egyptians flood streets, demand President Sisi’s removal

09 September, 2019 3:08 am 3:08 am

CAIRO – Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets in cities across Egypt on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, an ex-general. Videos posted on social media showed demonstrators chanting “rise up, fear not, Sisi must go” and “the people demand the regime’s fall” on Friday. Protests were reported in … Read More

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Hosts Egypt make winning start to Africa Cup of Nations

06 June, 2019 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

CAIRO (Reuters) – Mahmoud Trezeguet handed hosts Egypt a winning start to the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of Friday’s opening game against Zimbabwe in a high tempo start to the tournament. His 41st-minute strike proved decisive as Egypt missed out on a myriad of chances to make a bigger impact but … Read More

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Egypt’s former president Morsi buried in Cairo

06 June, 2019 2:36 pm 2:36 pm

CAIRO (AFP) – Egypt’s first democratically elected president Mohamed Mursi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died. Rights groups called for an independent probe into the detention conditions and death of the former president, who was ousted in 2013 after a year of divisive … Read More

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Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt’s Giza pyramids

05 May, 2019 9:25 pm 9:25 pm

CAIRO (Reuters) – An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said. A third security source said the bus was carrying 25 South African tourists from the airport to the … Read More

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UN Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

04 April, 2019 9:57 pm 9:57 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The UN Security Council (UNSC) is considering a British-drafted resolution that would demand a ceasefire in Libya and call on all countries with influence over the warring parties to ensure compliance. Diplomats from the 15-member council are due to meet later on Tuesday to discuss the text that also calls for … Read More

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Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt

04 April, 2019 8:02 am 8:02 am

SOHAG, Egypt (Reuters) – Archaeologists unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag. The tomb was built for a man named Tutu and his wife, and is one of seven discovered in the area last October, when authorities found smugglers digging … Read More

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Two policemen killed in blast in central Cairo: ministry

02 February, 2019 10:58 am 10:58 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday, an interior ministry statement said. According to the ministry, security forces were pursuing the man in the search for the perpetrator of an attempted … Read More

Israel lets food, goods back into Gaza as Egypt pushes truce

08 August, 2018 5:35 pm 5:35 pm

GAZA (Reuters) – Israel allowed commercial goods back into the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, in a sign of an easing of tensions as neighbouring Egypt pursued a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian enclave’s dominant armed faction. But the prospect of an agreement between Israel and the Islamist group prompted concern within Prime … Read More

French say cockpit fire likely caused 2016 EgyptAir crash, contradicting Eg...

07 July, 2018 3:54 pm 3:54 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – A Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight crash that killed everyone on board in May 2016 was likely to have been caused by a cockpit fire, but Egyptian authorities have not appeared to follow up on calls for further probes, French investigators said. The statement, by France’s BEA air accident investigation agency, contradicts an earlier … Read More

92 News becomes voice of 17 Pakistanis besieged in a ship in Egypt

12 December, 2016 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After the airing of news by 92 News, the Foreign Office has expedited its efforts to bring back 17 Pakistanis besieged in a ship in Egypt for four months. The besieged Pakistanis have obtained their passports. A 92 News team reached the house of the captain to secure the rescue of … Read More

Pakistan beat Egypt to bag World Junior Squash title

08 August, 2016 10:16 pm 10:16 pm

BIELSKO-BIAŁA, Poland (92 News) – Pakistan defeated Egypt 2-1 in the final of the World Junior Squash 2016 title. Israr Ahmed and Abbas Shaukat defeated their Egyptian rivals. Pakistan has won the title for six times. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Air Chief Marshall Sohail Aman have congratulated the team for winning the World Junior … Read More