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Egypt grapples with women’s freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges

Cairo - Social media has become a new and dangerous battleground for women's rights in Egypt after young TikTok influencers were jailed while a resurgent...

Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation over airspace closure

Doha - Qatar Airways said Wednesday it will seek $5 billion in compensation from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt for closing their airspace...

Ethiopia says first year of Nile mega-dam filling ‘achieved’

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia said Tuesday that its first-year target has been reached for filling a mega-dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked...

931 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Egypt, tally rises to 83,001

CAIRO – Egypt’s ministry of health on Monday confirmed 931 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of cases in the country to 83,001. In...

Egypt reopens pyramids to tourists after virus closure

Egypt reopened its famed Giza pyramids to the public on Wednesday after a three-month closure, seeking to restart a vital tourism industry battered by...

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume dam talks Tuesday

Khartoum - Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia will resume negotiations on Tuesday over the filling of a controversial mega-dam Addis Ababa is building over the...

IMF Approves $2.77 Billion Loan to Egypt to Aid in Covid-19...

Washington - The IMF board approved $2.77 billion in emergency aid for Egypt on Monday, to help the country deal with the impact of...

COVID-19: Egypt’s Sisi ratifies emergency law amendments sparking rights concerns

Cairo - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a host of amendments to Egypt's emergency law which an international rights groups says expands "repressive...

Egypt’s fragile tourism sector braces for virus impact

Cairo - Just when Egypt's crucial tourism sector was recovering from years of political tumult and jihadist attacks, the industry finds itself bracing for...

Ethiopian PM Ahmed asks S. Africa for help in talks on...

He won the Nobel Peace Prize for forging a deal to end a 20-year-old border dispute with neighbouring Eritrea, but Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy...

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