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[l] at 5/15/22 3:35pm
Berlin - The United States is poised to remove five extremist groups, all believed to be defunct, from its list of foreign terrorist organizations, including several that once posed significant threats, killing hundreds if not thousands of people across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.Although the groups are inactive, the decision is politically sensitive for the Biden administration and the countries in which
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[l] at 5/15/22 3:16pm
London for decades sought to drive a wedge between Moscow, Beijing, the Arab world and Africa through fake news, a researcher claimsA secretive unit within the British Foreign Office waged a "black propaganda" campaign against the USSR and China from the 1950s to the 1970s to undermine their global influence, the Guardian has reported, citing a researcher who studied a trove of recently declassi
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[l] at 5/15/22 2:36pm
As Israel and the Palestinians wrangle over the investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, several independent groups have launched their own probes. One open-source research team said its initial findings lent support to Palestinian witnesses who said she was killed by Israeli fire.The outcome of these investigations could help shape international opinion over who is responsible
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[l] at 5/15/22 1:35pm
Cairo - Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced Sunday a string of planned privatizations of state-owned companies, as Cairo grapples with an economic crisis and inflation at almost 15%.Following years of accusations of state companies crowding out private investments, the government announced a roadmap to more than double the private sector's share in the economy.Madbouli laid out plans for 10
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[l] at 5/15/22 1:30pm
CAIRO, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Sunday that Egypt will not have a crisis in wheat supplies despite the repercussions of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, two main wheat exporters to Egypt. Madbouly's remarks came during a press conference at the investment authority headquarters in Cairo to shed light on the country's economic situation amid the global ri
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[l] at 5/15/22 1:05pm
Washington - Egyptian authorities in recent weeks have released several journalists, including Mohamed Salah and Abdo Fayed among others. Salah had been detained without trial since November 2019, while Fayed was jailed for nearly two years.But at least 20 other journalists are still being held by the Egyptian government, according to the
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[l] at 5/15/22 12:18pm
Cairo [Egypt], May 15 (ANI/Sputnik): Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Sunday that the Egyptian economy had suffered 130 billion Egyptian pounds (USD 7 billion) in direct losses due to the ongoing Russian military operation in Ukraine. "The consequences of that conflict caused enormous financial spending for us, we as Egyptians should know. Today we counted that the direct impact (of the hostilities in Ukra
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[l] at 5/15/22 9:10am
The North-African nation says Russia-Ukraine conflict has cost the national economy $7 billion Egypt's economy has sustained losses of up to 130 billion Egyptian pounds ($7 billion) amid the Ukrainian crisis, according to the country's Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly, as quoted by TASS. "The aftermath of t
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[l] at 5/15/22 8:39am
A court in Kano, northern Nigeria, recently convicted an atheist for making social media posts it found to be blasphemous against Islam. After a lengthy trial, Mubarak Bala pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 24 years in prison. The Conversation Africa's Wale Fatade asked Islamic law expert AbdulRazzaq Alaro
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[l] at 5/15/22 7:32am
Mohamed Salah has vowed to be fit for the Champions League final after picking up a worrying groin injury Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah has eased the concerns of Liverpool fans ahead of his side's pivotal end to the season after he was forced off through injury during Saturday's FA Cup final win against Chelsea. 
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[l] at 5/15/22 3:06am
JERUSALEM - Israel reopened on Sunday its only crossing with the Gaza Strip to Palestinian workers nearly two weeks after closing it over unrest, the defense ministry said.'Following an assessment of the security situation, it has been decided ... to open Erez Crossing for passage of workers and permit holders from the Gaza Strip into Israel, beginning Sunday,' said COGAT, a unit of the Israeli defense ministry
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[l] at 5/14/22 9:44pm
WINDHOEK, May 14 (Xinhua) -- French player Evan Jarzaquet beat Benedict Badza of Zimbabwe to win the boys junior title in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tour in Windhoek, Namibia on Saturday. Dune Vaissaud of France defeated Andraina Voavy of Madagascar in the ladies category. Shahd Habib of Egypt and Vaissaud won the doubles final over South Africa's Vera Sokolova and Rune van Wyk.
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[l] at 5/14/22 6:30pm
ALGIERS, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Al Ahly of Egypt reached the final of the CAF Champions League here on Saturday after a 2-2 draw with Algeria's Entente Setif in the return leg of the semifinal. Al Ahly won 6-2 on aggregate thanks to a 4-0 triumph in their first leg in Cairo a week ago. In their second leg, Ahmed Abdelkader opened the scoring for the visitors in the second minute, but Ahmed Kendouci equalized
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[l] at 5/14/22 1:33pm
RIYADH, 14th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), on Saturday congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his election as President of the UAE. Al Hajraf expressed his confidence that the UAE's march would go on
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[l] at 5/14/22 1:03pm
DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh in Jerusalem Friday. In a tweet, he said, "These are disgraceful scenes of police brutality at a hugely sensitive funeral." "Unacceptable, and the international community should strongly condemn it." Earlier, Coveney called for an independen
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[l] at 5/14/22 12:21pm
Investigations must be held into the actions of the Israeli security forces, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Saturday, calling for accountability and an end to impunity.Her appeal comes in the wake of the killing of correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh, who was fatally shot on Wednesday while covering an Israeli raid in Jenin, West Bank.The veteran Palestinian-American journalis
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[l] at 5/14/22 11:49am
ADDIS ABABA, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,545,490 as of Saturday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stands at 252,626. Some 10,867,632 patients across the continent have recovered from th
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BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhua) -- BRICS countries renewed their joint commitment to tackling climate change and explored approaches to accelerating the low-carbon transition at a meeting on Friday.  The BRICS High-level Meeting on Climate Change was hosted by China via video link and was attended by ministerial officials responsible for climate change response from Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa.
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[l] at 5/13/22 10:44pm
BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhua) -- "The right way forward for humanity is peaceful development and win-win cooperation," Chinese President Xi Jinping told the 2022 World Economic Forum (WEF) virtual session in mid-January, offering China's solutions to global challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic. "Different countries and civilizations may prosper together on the basis of respect for each other, and seek common g
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[l] at 5/13/22 9:18pm
CAIRO, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The United States has been exploiting democracy, human rights and aid as tools and weapons to incite division around the world and meddle in other countries' internal affairs, say political experts. "To influence domestic policies in recipient countries ... the U.S. has provided assistance to serve its goals and achieve its interests," Ayman Okeil, general manager of the Cairo-based Maa
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[l] at 5/13/22 9:06pm
CAIRO, 13th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church mourned His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, who passed away today, after spending his life in the service of his country and was the best successor to the best predecessor. His Holiness P

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