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Ibtihaj Muhammad, first US Olympian to compete in hijab

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad came to the Rio Games determined to show the world that Muslim-American women could compete in elite...

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Israel tightens security amid rising violent exchange with Palestinians

Israel tightened security on Sunday, hours after five more Israelis were either stabbed or subjected to stabbing attempts by Palestinians...

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Egypt unaffected by sandstorm: Meteorologist

A sandstorm passing through several regions in the Middle East has not affected Egypt, a spokesperson for the Egyptian Meteorological...

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Newspaper: Egyptian navy to participate in securing Yemeni ports

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed Wednesday in Cairo with the Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi to send Egyptian soldiers to...

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Carter to arrive in Gaza Thursday

Former US President Jimmy Carter will arrive in the Gaza Strip this Thursday to meet with officials from the Islamic...

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Hamas leader: Egyptian Intelligence promised to turn over new leaf with movement

The Egyptian Intelligence has assured Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouk in a recent meeting that they would...

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Hamas leader does not rule out Egyptian strikes on Gaza

Palestinian faction Hamas has reiterated it had not been involved in any bloody assaults on Egyptian security forces, accusations frequently...

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Earthquake hits north-west Turkey, effects felt in Alexandria

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Aegean Sea in north-west Turkey on Thursday.   According to...

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Morsy’s son says family will complain to UN against being deprived of father’s visit

Osama Morsy, son of the deposed President Mohamed Morsy, said his family will submit complaint to the United Nations against...

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Islamic Jihad says Egyptian-brokered Gaza truce with Israel now in effect

The radical Islamic Jihad movement said on Thursday that an Egyptian-brokered truce had gone into effect to halt a spiralling...

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Egypt's ambassador to Brussels: The European Union will deal with any president

According to Anadolu News, Egypt's ambassador to Brussels, Ihab Fawzy, said on Wednesday that the European Union is ready to...

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Putin informed of Crimea's request to join Russia

President Vladimir Putin has been informed about the decision made by the Supreme Council of the Crimea on joining the...

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Strong Egypt Party members imprisoned for opposing Constitution

According to the Turkish news agency Anadolu, three members of the Strong Egypt Party were sentenced on Tuesday to three...

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Rassd News journalists referred to military court for leaking Sisi statements

According to the Turkish Anadolu News, two journalists of Rassd News, a network loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood, were referred...

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