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Egyptian, Libyan airstrikes on ISIS targets in Libya after terrorists behead 21 Copts
Egypt’s Air Force has hit Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) positions in Derna, Libya, after the execution of 21 Christian Egyptians by the terrorist group. Libyan forces loyal to the authorities have also targeted the IS in the country, a commander said.

16.02.2015 06:20

Egypt eyes revenge after ISIS executes 21 Copts, releases video
Egypt’s President Abdel el-Sisi said Cairo “reserves the right to respond in any way” to the killing of 21 Copts by Islamic State militants. The extremist group has released a graphic video showing the beheadings of the Copts that were kidnapped in Libya.

15.02.2015 19:22

Russia to help Egypt build ‘a whole new nuclear power industry’ – Putin
Russia will contribute to building “a whole new nuclear power industry” in Egypt, President Vladimir Putin has announced as the two countries have signed a number of agreements after a meeting in Cairo.

10.02.2015 15:17

Egypt to join Russia-led Eurasian free trade zone
Egypt has established a free trade zone with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, which includes Russia, Armenia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan, president Sisi of Egypt announced at a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

10.02.2015 13:35

Putin: US’ determination to dominate sparked Ukraine crisis
America started the Ukrainian crisis by trying to impose its will on the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Egyptian media. He added that the crises in Syria and Iraq were also fueled by Washington’s disregard for dialogue.

09.02.2015 05:35

Moscow & Cairo to drop USD, use national currencies in bilateral trade – Putin
Russia and Egypt might soon exclude the US dollar and use their national currencies in the settlement of accounts in bilateral trade, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview to Egyptian media ahead of his Monday visit to the country.

08.02.2015 22:49

At least 19 killed in stampede as police clash with football fans in Cairo
At least 19 people died in a stampede in Cairo on Sunday after police fired tear gas and clashed with a crowd of fans trying to storm the gates of a football stadium, Egyptian media reports.

08.02.2015 19:40

Al Jazeera journalist freed in Egypt, heads to Australia
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been released from an Egyptian prison after serving 400 days in jail on charges of aiding a terrorist group. He is now on his way home to Australian, Egyptian security officials said as cited by Reuters.

01.02.2015 14:33

​27 killed in Egypt’s Sinai attacks, ISIS affiliate claims responsibility
An Egyptian extremist group that pledged loyalty to the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly attacks in Sinai, which killed at least 27 people and injured dozens more.

30.01.2015 00:52

Syriza triumphs: Cameron defends austerity, British left say ‘hope has won’
Syriza's Greek election victory has dealt a blow to Eurocrats’ austerity agenda. As the European left celebrated the party's triumph, UK Prime Minister David Cameron warned the result will prompt further “economic uncertainty” in Europe.

26.01.2015 09:18

Revolution deja vu? At least 17 killed on Egypt uprising anniversary
At least 17 people were killed and some 40 left wounded in Egypt on Sunday as the country marked the fourth anniversary of the “25 January Revolution” which ousted former president Hosni Mubarak after a 30 year rule.

25.01.2015 19:02

Tut, tut! Tutankhamun’s beard comes off during cleaning, gets botched repair
The beard on the mask of Tutankhamun has been damaged in a museum in Egypt. The priceless relic was harmed during a cleaning operation in Cairo and efforts to repair the problem, after it broke were also botched, according to local reports.

22.01.2015 10:20