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President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt Visits China

China Grants Egypt $71M for Satellite Project, Suez Canal Training Center

China and Egypt on Monday signed a grant worth $71 million to establish an Egyptian satellite and training center for the Suez Canal Economic Zone Authority.

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Test Flights of Russia’s New MiG-35 Fighter Shot Down by Lack of Money

Egypt signed a contract in April 2015 for 50 MiG -35s worth over $2 billion, and has made a down payment on this order.

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Egypt Drops Anti-Israeli Resolution After Trump's Intervention

the move by the Obama administration would have allowed Egypt's motion to pass.

Egypt president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egyptian Author Ahmed Naji Freed from Prison

An Egyptian author who had been imprisoned after a magazine published a sexually explicit excerpt of his novel, "The Use of Life," has been released.

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Egypt Cathedral Bombing

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Egypt Cathedral Suicide Bombing

Islamic State militant group (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing attack that killed at least 25 people at Cairo's main Coptic Christian Cathedral this weekend.

People tried to look through a broken window into the destroyed interior of St. Peter and St Paul in the Coptic Cathedral of Cairo, Egypt.

Suicide Bombing in Egypt's Coptic Cathedral Kills 24, Injures 49

A bomb explosion tore through a chapel near Cairo's Coptic Cathedral complex during a Sunday mass, killing at least 24 people and injured 49 in the bloodiest attack in recent years on Egypt's Christian minority.

Egypt struck a currency swap deal with China.

Egypt Reaches Currency Swap Deal With China, may Obtain IMF Loan

Egypt struck a currency swap deal with China. The deal is expected to be worth $2.7 billion and is expected to boost Egypt's bid for $12 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan.

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China Telecom, Saudi Telecom Express Interest in Egypt 4G License

Two state-run network providers, China Telecom and Saudi Telecom, have shown interest in acquiring 4GB mobile phone licenses which are currently being offered by the Egyptian government. The two telecommunication giants will be joining Kuwait's Zain, which made a similar request last week.

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EgyptAir Wreckage Found, Confirms Egyptian Government

The Egyptian government has confirmed that is has found the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, a month after it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea.

Researchers determined a high nickel and cobalt ratio in King Tut's dagger suggesting meteoric origins.

Confirmed: King Tut's Dagger is Made from Alien Meteorite

New X-ray findings reveal how King Tutankhamun's dagger found inside his tomb, isolated for more than 3,000 years, is made from meteorites.

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China's President Xi Jinping Arrives in Egypt, Signs Several Economic Deals

China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Egypt on Wednesday evening, officially kick starting the second leg of his three-nation Middle East tour.

Russian Air Crash

Mechanical Impact, Not Pilot Error, Caused Russian Plane to Crash. Did ISIS Do It?

Did the Islamic State hit the Russian airplane with an antiaircraft weapon causing it to crash in Egypt, killing all 224 people onboard? That would be one angle that investigators will have to look into as Kogalymavia (Metrojet), the Russian airline that owned the passenger jet that crashed on its way to St. Petersburg, Russia, claimed human or technical error was not the case of the crash.

Egypt Animal Mummies

Researchers Discover Fake Egypt’s Animal Mummies

Almost 800 mummies were checked by the team and were believed that only a third of the mummies do contain complete animal remains.

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Egypt's Ousted Leader Mohamed Morsi Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison Over Protesters' Deaths

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prison without parole for the killing of protesters during demonstrations in 2012.

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Egyptian Court Sentences 11 to Death in Port Said Stadium Riot Retrial

A court in Egypt have just sentenced 11 football fans to death after a retrial concerning a 2012 stadium riot in the city of Port Said. The initial riot left as much as 74 people dead.

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