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Egyptian lawmakers back changes to presidential term

The Egyptian parliament approved in principle draft constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034 and tighten...

Arrests in Egypt ahead of uprising anniversary

Egyptian security forces arrested 54 people, including suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood, planning to hold protests and commit violence on the anniversary of...

Macron tells Sisi human rights not separate from stability

French President Emmanuel Macron told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a trip to Cairo stability and security could not be separated from...

Egypt opens new international airport in Giza for trial flights

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Egypt opened a new international airport on the outskirts of the capital on Saturday for an initial trial period, in a bid to ease...

Islamic State attacks soldiers, captures Christian in Sinai

Islamic State carried out an attack on Egyptian security forces in Sinai a week ago and captured a Christian criminal research expert, the militant...

Diplomatic test in Egypt for French president

When French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Paris in October 2017, five months after taking office, he handed him a list...

Egypt won’t sign Rafale jet deal during Macron visit

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France does not expect Egypt to finalize a deal to buy a further 12 Dassault Aviation-made Rafale fighter jets during President Emmanuel Macron’s visit...

Egypt moving closer to additional Rafale order

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France is hoping to sell another 12 Dassault Rafale fighter jets to Egypt during French President Emmanuel Macron’s upcoming visit to the North African...

Militants killed in Sinai

Egyptian security forces killed 59 militants in the Sinai Peninsula and lost seven of their own, the military said in a statement. The figures covered...

“False news” sees renewed detention in Egypt

A Cairo criminal court renewed the detention of a woman interviewed by the BBC in a report critical of the country's human rights record. The...

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