26 April 2017
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22/04/2017 00:50

500kg Egyptian sheds half her weight after India surgery

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The «world's heaviest woman» has shed half her weight -- around a quarter of a tonne -- in the two months she's been in India for treatment, doctors said.

21/04/2017 01:45

Pentagon chief pledges support for Egypt's Sisi

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US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and top brass in Cairo on Thursday, pledging support for the American ally on his first regional tour.

19/04/2017 05:48

Mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt's Luxor

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Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed several mummies, colourful wooden sarcophagi and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the city of Luxor hailed as an «important discovery».

16/04/2017 06:12

Security tight as Egypt Copts hold Easter mass

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Egyptian Coptic Christians observed Easter Mass under tight security on Saturday with the ancient minority still reeling from twin church bombings that killed dozens just days before.

15/04/2017 00:42

Egypt Copts ready for Easter mass despite attacks

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Egyptian Copts will celebrate Easter mass on Saturday, marking one of Christianity's most joyous occasions just days after the deadliest attacks in living memory against the country's religious minority.

20/03/2017 11:30 Video

More than 800 mummies invade the Museum of Sydney

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A nice way to pay tribute to the ancient Egyptian practice to preserve the dead wrapping them in white bandages.

14/03/2017 07:40 Video

Egypt celebrates the discovery of the statue of Ramses

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The statue was discovered by Egyptian and German archaeologists in the slums of Cairo, near the ancient city of Heliopolis. The statue was buried in mud and water in the area where he lives, the working class Matariya.

17/12/2016 05:47

Egypt church bombing raises calls to uproot bigotry

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Growing up in Egypt, Mina and other Copts remember all too well the anti-Christian slurs they used to hear at school and on the street.

13/12/2016 09:15

Egypt accuses Brotherhood of supporting church attackers

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Egypt's interior ministry Monday accused fugitive Muslim Brotherhood leaders who have fled to Qatar of training and financing the perpetrators of the bomb attack on a Cairo church that killed 25 people.

12/12/2016 06:59

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

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Egypt's Copts, targeted in a church bombing that killed 23 people in Cairo on Sunday, are the Middle East's largest Christian minority community, and also one of the oldest.

18/10/2015 16:50

Egypt voters trickle in to elect new pro-Sisi parliament

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Egyptians trickled in to polling stations Sunday to elect a new parliament that will tighten President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's grip on power after he crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor.

18/10/2015 15:38

Sisi set for boost as Egypt elects new parliament

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Egyptians were voting Sunday in a much-delayed parliamentary election that is set to tighten President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's grip on power after he crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor.

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