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Egypt's Sisi meets Kushner after U.S. holds back aid

CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met U.S. presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid.

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Two policemen killed in attacks in Egypt's Sinai - security sources 15 Aug 2017

CAIRO Two Egyptian policemen were killed in separate attacks in North Sinai province on Tuesday, security sources said.

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Italy to return ambassador to Cairo, ending standoff over murdered student 14 Aug 2017

ROME Italy said on Monday it would return its ambassador to Cairo more than a year after the murder of an Italian graduate student led the Rome government to recall its previous envoy.

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Egyptian train crews held following fatal crash, railway chief quits 13 Aug 2017

CAIRO The head of Egypt's railway authority, Medhat Shousha, has resigned following a train collision in Alexandria that killed at least 41 people, Transport Minister Hisham Arafat told reporters on Sunday.

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Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco 13 Aug 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt's second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with tobacco.

Italian tourist held over killing of hotel supervisor at Egyptian resort 12 Aug 2017

CAIRO An Italian tourist has been detained in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Marsa Alam on suspicion of killing a supervisor on a hotel building site, judicial sources said.