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Amr Abdallah

Egypt to reopen historic Baron Empain Palace after $6 million restoration

19 Aug 2019

CAIRO Egypt will soon reopen the century-old Baron Empain Palace after a $6 million renovation of the Indian-inspired mansion built by a wealthy Belgian engineer in the upmarket Heliopolis district of the capital Cairo.

Is the people's game open to everyone in Egypt?

20 Jun 2019

CAIRO Mina Bindari wanted to play top-level football like the famous players he watched on TV, but he says discrimination has blocked his path and that of other Christians in Egypt which is overwhelmingly Muslim.

For some Egyptians, camels make a bigger and better Eid sacrifice

18 Aug 2018

BIRQASH, Egypt Muslims often slaughter sheep at the annual Eid al-Adha "feast of the sacrifice" which falls next week, but some Egyptians are thinking bigger.

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