Tag Archives: Egypt

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U.S. band's musicians safe in Paris attack, but crew member reported killed

By Steve Gorman & Ben Klayman (Reuters) – All the musicians performing with the California-based rock band Eagles of Death Metal emerged unharmed from the lethal terror attack inside a…

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Obama heads to G-20 with new urgency following Paris attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama's upcoming talks…

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Friday the 13th: Why There Are 3 'Unlucky' Days This Year

It's a offensive day to be a triskaidekaphobic, or a person who fears the number 13. And today is a particularly unlucky one for superstitious folk because it's not just…

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Malala: New book in Pakistan mocks youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner

It's showering brickbats & bouquets for Malala Yousafzai. Even as rave reviews of the documentary He Named Me Malala pour in, the world's youngest Nobel Peace prize winner was faced…

Egypt's woes erode el-Sissi's image of invincibility

CAIRO (AP) — The criticism was blunt — & startling, since it came from a TV presenter on a state-owned station that, like most other media in Egypt, usually has…

U.S. military aid for Egypt seen continuing despite rights concerns

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress looks set to approve another $1.3 billion (£853.69 million) in military aid to Egypt despite concerns expressed by some lawmakers over…

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Blue Moon Diamond Sells For Record $48.26m

The Blue Moon Diamond has been sold for a record US$48.26m (£31.7m) in Geneva, according to auction house Sotheby. More follows…

Egypt releases newspaper's main owner on bail

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm says its largest shareholder, Salah Diab, has been released with his son on bail, three days after his arrest. The independent daily said…

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Egypt to lose 2.2 billion pounds a month due UK, Russian flight suspensions

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt stands to lose 2.2 billion Egyptian pounds a month in income due to Britain & Russia's decision to suspend flights to the country after the Russian…

Egypt strengthens exchange rate versus the dollar

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has strengthened the official exchange rate of its currency by 0.20 pounds against the dollar. Figures posted Wednesday on the website of the National Bank of…