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Report: Egyptian Army Tank Crushes Car Before Terror Attack Can Take Place

Added: 27.07.2017 13:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

An Egyptian army tank crew in the northern Sinai Peninsula city of Arish took decisive action to avoid a massacre Monday when it was confronted by suicide bombers armed with machine guns at a crowded checkpoint, Newsweek reported Thursday. The tank moved quickly toward the vehicle, the report said, and rolled over it, crushing the car and immobilizing the suspected attackers. Shortly after the move, the car exploded. The area has been the subject of numerous attacks led by the Sinai Province, an Islamic State (ISIS)-affiliated group, which has regularly targeted military outposts in the region, the report said. Military officials reported at the time of the incident, more than a dozen...

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Egypt's Al-Azhar university sets up advice kiosk in Cairo subway station to counter militancy

Added: 27.07.2017 10:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two elderly sheikhs have set up shop at a kiosk in one of Cairo's busiest underground stations, ready to dole out religious advice to commuters queueing outside.

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Uighurs arrested in Egypt face unknown fate

Added: 27.07.2017 9:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Human rights groups are calling for answers on the whereabouts of dozens of Uighurs arrested by Egyptian authorities.

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From: www.aljazeera.com

Egypt's el-Sissi announces terror-fighting council

Added: 27.07.2017 8:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Wednesday's decree by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the National Council to Confront Terrorism and Extremism will be comprised of 10 Egyptian government ministers, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the Coptic Pope, Egypt's former Grand Mufti and parliament's speaker.

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Egypt's Al-Azhar sets up kiosk in subway station to counter militancy

Added: 27.07.2017 8:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

"We are saving (people) energy, time and effort by placing this desk in this blessed place that is the greatest meeting point for the Egyptian population," said Saeed Amer, deputy secretary general of the Al-Azhar department in charge of issuing religious edicts and one of the clerics in the kiosk.

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From: www.dnaindia.com

U.S. officials discussing withholding some aid to Egypt over NGO law

Added: 26.07.2017 19:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. officials are discussing whether to withhold a portion of U.S. assistance to Egypt to protest Egyptian passage of a law that imposes restrictions on non-governmental organizations, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

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U.S. officials discussing withholding some aid to Egypt over NGO law

Added: 26.07.2017 19:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

U. S. officials are discussing whether to withhold a portion of U. S. assistance to Egypt to protest Egyptian passage of a law that imposes restrictions on non-governmental organizations, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

From: www.dnaindia.com

Egypt sets up 'national council' to combat 'terror'

Added: 26.07.2017 16:27 | 2 views | 0 comments

The council is to be chaired by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and will comprise the sheikh of Al-Azhar, the highest Sunni religious authority in Egypt, and its Coptic pope, as well as the parliament speaker, premier and cabinet members, including the youth and sports minister.

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Egyptian endurance athlete sets new goals after cycling record

Added: 26.07.2017 13:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

and then potentially the Winter Olympics.

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Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

Added: 26.07.2017 3:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

The latest news after some of the Gulf states and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed a land, sea and air blockade.

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From: www.aljazeera.com

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