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Ethiopia meeting calms worries over damn project with roadmap.

A meeting between the Ethiopian prime minister and the Egyptian foreign affairs minister has diffused the tension that had been brewing over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The meeting held in Addis Ababa, was also attended by irrigation ministers and intelligence chiefs from Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia. Premier Abiy …

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Egyptians express displeasure over U.S. embassy plan in Jerusalem.

Egyptians in Cairo expressed anger and defeat over the United States decision to open its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday May 14. The embassy move follows U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision last December to break with decades of U.S. policy and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “I am …

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Russia 2018: Egypt to face Russia, Uruguay, Saudi in Group A.

For a football crazy nation as Egypt, it is surprising that the national team has made it to only three World Cups in the history of the tournament. As if that was not enough, here is a country that has dominated the continent in the area of AFCON trophies and inter-club competitions. …

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Austerity measures erupts Metro fare in Egypt

Egypt’s transportation authorities have more than tripled the standard subway fare from $0.11 to up to $0.40 as part of government austerity measures. In a statement, the Transportation Ministry said the new fare will go into effect on Friday. It also said prices will now be affected by the number …

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Salah promises Liverpool fans victory at the UCL final.

Egyptian and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah has said they will ‘play to win’ in the May 26 Champions League final against Spanish football giants Real Madrid. Salah, who has won several accolades for his record breaking exploits this season, says his club aims to qualify for next year’s Champions League …

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Russia 2018: an insight into the Pharaoh’s qualification.

Egyptian football has for long enjoyed prestigious status on the continent. Till date, the Pharaohs (men’s national team) are the record African Cup of Nation (AFCON) title holders with seven trophies. At the club level, Al Ahly and Zamalek especially have dominated the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League …

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