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Egypt president signs elections law - official gazette

CAIRO - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed into law election-related legislation, the official gazette said on Sunday, opening the way to setting a date for long-delayed parliamentary polls.

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Kerry says discussed increased border cooperation on Libya with Egypt 12:35pm BST

CAIRO - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that he had discussed with Egyptian officials "increased border cooperation" with respect to Libya.

Kerry says Iran deal will make Egypt, region, safer 12:34pm BST

CAIRO - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said a nuclear deal signed between Iran and world powers last month would make Egypt and the region safer.

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Egypt FM says discussed human rights, democracy with Kerry 12:22pm BST

CAIRO - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri said he discussed democracy and human rights with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday during the first strategic dialogue between the two countries since 2009.

Egypt says militant leader killed in shootout - army statement 01 Aug 2015

CAIRO - Egyptian armed forces killed a leading member of the country's Islamic State affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.

Egypt says militant leader killed in shootout - army statement 01 Aug 2015

CAIRO - Egyptian armed forces killed a leading member of the country's Islamic State affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.