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Egypt denies North Korean weapons
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Egypt denies North Korean weapons were meant for its army

Egyptian government denies report that a shipment of weapons from North Korea was destined for its military. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva The Egyptian government on Monday denied that a shipment of weapons from North Korea was destined for its military, AFP reports. The Washington Post reported on Sunday that the Egyptian military […]

Former Egyptian president’s jail sentence reduced
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Former Egyptian president’s jail sentence reduced

Egyptian court shortens former President Morsi’s prison sentence by 15 years. By Arutz Sheva Staff – Arutz Sheva Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s jail sentence was shortened on Saturday by an appeals court in Cairo. Morsi is serving a life sentence for conspiring to commit terrorist acts with foreign organizations and […]

Egypt and Russia finalize nuclear power plant deal
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Egypt and Russia finalize nuclear power plant deal

Egypt finalizes deal with Russia to build a nuclear power plant with funding from Moscow. By Ben Ariel – Arutz Sheva Egypt has finalized a deal with Russia to build a nuclear power plant with funding from Moscow after nearly two years of negotiations, The Associated Press reported Monday, citing Russian media. […]

Britain lifts laptop ban on EgyptAir flights
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Britain lifts laptop ban on EgyptAir flights

Passengers flying with EgyptAir from Cairo to Britain will again be allowed to carry personal electronic devices. By Ben Ariel – Arutz Sheva Passengers flying with EgyptAir from Cairo to Britain will again be allowed to carry personal electronic devices in aircraft cabins, the airline said on Friday, according to AFP. […]

Dozens killed in train collision in Egypt
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Dozens killed in train collision in Egypt

At least 37 killed as two trains collide outside Alexandria. By Arutz Sheva North America Staff  At least 37 people were killed on Friday as two trains collided outside the Egyptian city of Alexandria, the health ministry said, according to AFP. 123 people were injured in the crash, the ministry said […]