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Remains of exiled Italian king return to Italy

MILAN The remains of Victor Emmanuel III, who reigned as Italy's king through two world wars and died in exile in 1947, were flown back from Egypt on Sunday for reburial at a family mausoleum near Turin.

Recent Egypt News

Egypt's agriculture ministry updates policy to end ergot confusion 14 Dec 2017

DUBAI Egypt's agriculture ministry has officially brought its policy on common grain fungus ergot into line with other government agencies, in a move traders hope will end long-running confusion over import requirements at the world's biggest wheat buyer.

Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery 12 Dec 2017

CAIRO An Egyptian court jailed a little-known singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said, after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a banana.


Putin, Egypt's Sisi discuss restart of flights, sign nuclear deal 11 Dec 2017

CAIRO Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday, agreeing to resume civilian flights which Moscow halted more than two years ago after militants bombed a Russian tourist jet over the Sinai.

Russia ready to sign deal on flights to Egypt this week - minister 11 Dec 2017

CAIRO Russia is ready to sign a protocol with Egypt on the resumption of direct flights between Moscow and Cairo this week, Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told reporters on Monday.

Russia's Putin, Egypt's Sisi to sign nuclear power station deal - Kremlin 11 Dec 2017

CAIRO Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will sign an agreement on Monday about the construction of a nuclear power station in Egypt and supplies of nuclear fuel, according to a document provided by the Kremlin.