- Bomb at Checkpoint in Cairo Area Kills 6 Police Officers
The explosives were detonated next to a large mosque in Giza less than two hours before hundreds flocked to the area for Friday Prayer.
Nour Youssef. New York Times. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:50:24 GMT.
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- Egypt violence: Six police officers killed by militants in Cairo
Militants kill six police officers on road to Giza pyramids, in deadliest attack in Cairo for months.
BBC News. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:35:57 GMT.
- Cairo Blast Kills Six Police
Reports from Egypt say a bomb blast at a security checkpoint in Cairo has killed six policemen and wounded three others.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:27:27 +0000.
- Bomb in Egypt capital kills six police
A bombing killed six policemen at a checkpoint in Cairo on Friday, the latest in a series of attacks in the capital targeting security forces and officials, the interior ministry said. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:00:53 -0500.
- Report: Cairo Blast Kills 6 Police Officers, Injures 3
Egypt's state-run news agency says an explosion in Cairo has killed six police and wounded another three. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:06:47 -0500.
- Morsi's son arrested over 2013 pro-Brotherhood sit-in
The Egyptian police arrested on Thursday son of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi over a case related to the 2013 pro-Morsi sit-in in Cairo held mostly by the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, official MENA news agency reported.
- Africa: Eco-Friendly Nanomembrane Removes Oil Spills
[SciDev.Net] Researchers from Egypt and Saudi Arabia have developed a simple way to manufacture an eco-friendly and affordable membrane that can efficiently adsorb oils spills from sea or waste water.
All Africa. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:59:50 GMT.
- India doctor to operate on '500kg' Egyptian woman
An Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.
BBC News. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:05:56 GMT.
- Egyptian Billionaire Naguib Sawiris Steps Down As CEO Of Orascom
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is stepping down as CEO of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (OTMT).
By Mfonobong Nsehe, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:20:00 -0500.
- Egypt and Turkey Soften Positions on Syria, Benefiting Assad
The shifts come at a volatile time as Middle Eastern countries long aligned with the United States hedge their bets and look to Moscow for support.
Anne Barnard. New York Times. Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:44:33 GMT.
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Facts About Egypt
The Arab Republic of Egypt, located in northeast Africa, is governed by
a People's Assembly and by a President who appoints a Prime Minister and
a Cabinet. Egypt's capital city is Cairo, and its currency is the
Egyptian Pound. The primary spoken language of Egyptians is Arabic
and, in 2007, Egypt's estimated population was 80,335,000.
For more news and information about Egypt, visit this official
Egyptian government website. For detailed maps of Egypt, visit
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