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Mass Arrests Amid LGBT Media Blackout

[HRW] Nairobi -The Egyptian government has intensified its campaign against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their supporters, arresting dozens of people in less than two weeks, Human Rights Watch said today. A media regulatory body has also banned all "positive" reporting on homosexuality. (AllAfrica)


French FM - We Look Forward to Sisi's Visit to France

[Egypt Online] Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had talks on Friday with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris. (AllAfrica)


Nasr, Tunisian Amb. Tackle Preparations for Egyptian-Tunisian High Committee

[Egypt Online] Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr discussed with Tunisian Ambassador to Egypt Nejib Mnif preparations for the 16th session of the Egyptian-Tunisian High Joint Committee, set to be held in November in Cairo under the premiers of both countries. (AllAfrica)


Kuwaiti Emir Greets Sisi Over October Six Victory Anniversary

[Egypt Online] Emir of Kuwait Shiekh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah sent a cable to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi greeting him over the 44th anniversary of October 6 victory. (AllAfrica)


Egypt's Khattab Says Ready to Assume Unesco's Post

[Egypt Online] Egyptian Ambassador Mushira Khattab has said she is ready to take over the responsibility of the UNESCO director general. (AllAfrica)


Tourism Minister Meets With Italian Tourism Officials

[Egypt Online] Minister of Tourism Yahia Rashid held Thursday a number of important meetings with Italian tourism officials and tour operators on the sidelines of his visit to the Vatican city. (AllAfrica)


FM, African Group Coordinate Support for Khattab's Nomination for Unesco Post

[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Friday 06/10/2017 with the permanent delegates who are members of the African Group at the UNESCO Executive Board upon an initiative from Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat. (AllAfrica)


Egypt Denounces Taliban Attack Targeting Afghani Forces

[Egypt Online] The Foreign Ministry deplored on Thursday 05/10/2017 a Taliban attack that targeted Afghani army and police forces and left 24 soldiers killed. (AllAfrica)


Cairo, Baghdad Probe Egypt's Participation in Reconstructing Iraqi Cities

[Egypt Online] Minister of Housing Mostafa Madboli discussed with his Iraqi counterpart Ann Nafia Awsi means of promoting prospects of bilateral cooperation in the fields of housing, utilities and urban development. (AllAfrica)


Agriculture Min., Tanzanian Amb. Discuss Joint Cooperation

[Egypt Online] Agriculture Minister Abdel Moneim el Banna on Friday discussed with Tanzanian Ambassador in Cairo Mohamed Haji means to boost agricultural cooperation between the two countries. (AllAfrica)


'Sinai - the Forum of Divine Religions' Conf. Kicks Off in Sharm El Sheikh

[Egypt Online] A conference on heavenly religions, entitled "Sinai: The Forum of divine religions ", kicked off on Thursday 28/9/2017 in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh. (AllAfrica)


President Sisi's Visit to UAE September, 2017

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi left on Monday 25/9/2017 for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a two-day official visit. (AllAfrica)


Boys and Girls Enter Teens With Gender Stereotypes Firmly Set

[The Conversation Africa] A team of international experts have just published the most comprehensive analysis to date of how children on the cusp of adolescence perceive growing up as a boy or girl. The Global Adolescent Study involved a series of interviews conducted over the last four years with hundreds of early adolescents and their parents in 15 countries. These included Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa. We asked lead researcher Kristin Mmari to explain the signific (AllAfrica)


Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia Eye 2018 World Cup Tickets

[Guardian] Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at next year's World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend, but the other two slots will only be decided next month. (AllAfrica)


Minister of Commerce Discusses With Egyptian Ambassador in Khartoum Sudanese-Egyptian Economic Relations

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Commerce Hatim Al-Sir has reviewed with Egyptian Ambassador to Khartoum Osama Shaltut economic relations between the two countries. (AllAfrica)


Al-Bashir Receives Message From President of Egypt

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, received in his office, Tuesday, Egypt's Ambassador to Sudan, Osama Shaltot who handed him over an invitation to President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir of his Egyptian counterpart to attend Youth Conference in Egypt , slated for 4-9 of next November. (AllAfrica)


President Bashir Receives a Message From His Egyptian Counterpart

[SNA] Khartoum -The President Omar Bashir, on Tuesday received a written message from his Egyptian counterpart, Gen Abdul Fatah Sisi, inviting him to take part in the Youth Conference set to take place in Egypt, 4-9 of coming November. (AllAfrica)


When Anti-Terrorism Laws Are Used to Sacrifice Free Speech

[RFI] Anti-terrorism laws are sometimes used to muzzle the media. Journalists Denis Nkwebo in Cameroon and Mohanad El Sangary in Egypt detail the challenges they and their colleagues face in trying to navigate deliberately opaque laws and not land in prison. (AllAfrica)


Sisi Receives Credentials of 16 New Ambassadors

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Monday 2/10/2017 credentials of 16 newly-appointed ambassadors to Egypt. (AllAfrica)


Egypt Pledges Continued Support to Malawi in Capacity Building

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El-Adawy, has pledged his country's continued support towards Malawians working in various fields, including the media industry through capacity building. (AllAfrica)


Palestine's Al Masri Thanks Sisi for His Efforts to Secure Palestinian Reconciliation

[Egypt Online] The head of the independent Palestinian figures group, Munib al Masri, thanked President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and officials of Egypt's General Intelligence Service for their efforts to clinch a national reconciliation deal. (AllAfrica)


Wali Heads to Jordan to Chair Meetings of Arab Social Affairs Ministers

[Egypt Online] Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali on Monday 2/10/2017 left Cairo for Jordan to take part in the 70th ordinary session of the Executive Office of the Council of Arab Social Affairs. (AllAfrica)


Shoukry Probes With Yemeni FM Political, Security Developments in Yemen

[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had a session of talks on Monday 2/10/2017 with his Yemeni counterpart Abdel Malik al Mekhlafi, currently visiting Egypt. (AllAfrica)


Al Azhar Deplores Las Vegas Shooting

[Egypt Online] Al Azhar and Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb condemned a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert, which left dozens dead and hundreds wounded earlier on Monday. (AllAfrica)


PM Meets Tourism Investors

[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Monday 2/10/2017 received a group of tourist investors to review problems facing the sector and proposals to solve them. (AllAfrica)


Cuper Recalls 25 Players for Egypt's Decisive Congo Clash

[CAF] Egypt's coach Hector Cuper recalled 25 players for his side's crucial game against Congo next weekend, as the Pharaohs are eyeing their first FIFA World Cup appearance in 28 years. (AllAfrica)


Egypt Condemns Manama Terrorist Bombing

[Egypt Online] Tuesday، 03 October 2017 - 12:35 PM (AllAfrica)


Egypt Was Not Destination of N.korea Arms - Spokesman

[Egypt Online] Tuesday، 03 October 2017 - 10:42 AM (AllAfrica)


Defense Minister Praises Combat Efficiency of Reserve Officers

[Egypt Online] Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedqi Sobhi said the reserve officers represent an important segment of the fabric of the great Egyptian people. (AllAfrica)


FM Undersecretary Says Egypt Backed Sudan At UN Human Rights Council Meetings

[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Abdul-Ghani Al-Naeem underscored that Egypt has supported Sudan during current sessions of UN Human Rights Council. (AllAfrica)


President Sisi Receives Italian PM

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly meetings on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)