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The visit comes ahead of an economic conference in mid-March to encourage investment in a battered Egyptian economy
Since the 2013 removal of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi as president, Qatar and Egypt have seen their ties worsen with ongoing diplomatic disputes
The assailants used four improvised explosive devices to destroy the pylon
The 168 were convicted in relation to clashes that took place at the US embassy in Cairo when dozens protested against a US-produced film that was seen as anti-Islamic
Another officer also as illegal smuggling tunnel destroyed by army collapsed on Friday
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have been staging near-weekly demonstrations against the government
Five attacks on police targets were reported in Fayoum governorate on Friday
Ezz was banned from standing in the upcoming elections due to failure to supply the necessary papers
Higher Electoral Commission puts parliamentary elections, previously set to start on 21 March, on hold  
Until the a parliament is elected for the first time since 2012, all legislative power will remain in the hands of the president

The Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Sunday part of the Elections Constituency Division Law unconstitutional

Egypt's courts are expected on Sunday to issue verdicts that will decide whether the country's parliamentary elections will be held on schedule or delayed

Spokesman of Hamas, Sami Abu Zuhri, said the court ruling that lists Hamas a terrorist organisation will not affect the group's status among the nation's people and leaders

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Egypt has been combating terrorism in the region ever since Islamist militancy has increased in the region as well as in Egypt in the past year and a half

While the frequency of bomb attacks in Egypt — large and small — has picked up pace in recent months and weeks, there appears also a decided turn towards targeting civilians consciously

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Twelve people died in Cairo's Matariya district on Monday during clashes between protesters and police; many of its residents say the demonstrators are a minority

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Less religiosity, mounting daily life pressures and lack of help cited among the reasons for what is believed to be a rise in suicidal tendencies in Egypt

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