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A bomb exploded in Greater Cairo's Lebanon Square killing a police officer stationed in a traffic ...

Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi hold demonstrations in several Egyptian governorates; arrests made in Alexandria and Giza
For decades, Egyptian regimes played social groups off against one another, to shield state injustice and corruption. This game must end, argues commentator Ayman Al-Sayyad
Last year's winner, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, faces stiff competition from Obama, Putin, pop singers, LGBT activist and Indian politicians
Reporters accused the security forces of attacking them during clashes at Cairo University last week
One of Egypt's most important historical and archaeological sites, dating to the early Islamic period, is under threat of being turned into a garden, despite prior excavation works and the pleas of activists
According to Qalyubia security directorate, the two accidents happened on the same highway and both were speed related
Court for Urgent Matters says it has no jurisdiction in lawsuit over Israeli operations in Egypt, despite ruling in March that the Gaza rulers Hamas be outlawed
Two journalists were shot earlier this week while covering clashes at Cairo University, while another was killed last month in similar violence  
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Prime minister's office says call for evidence is procedural, stresses it is part of a review of the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt says it's finalising studies for a new dam in the South Sudan city of Wau, as part of an aid package to Africa's newest state

Today Christians around the world celebrate Holy Thursday, when Jesus was believed to have dined with his apostles for the last time

Fact-finding committee investigating events since 30 June visits prison where Islamists claim they are being tortured and says that detainees denied the allegations

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Retired army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received over half a million presidential recommendations, far more than the 25,000 required

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