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Just ahead of Egypt’s highly controversial presidential election marred by the elimination of all key rivals in the race for the top job, the country’s Supreme Court has raised another controversy by ordering the implementation of a deal that cedes the sovereignty of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a day before a visit by the Arab kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the African country.
News ID: 20140    Publish Date : 2018/03/04

TEHRAN, March 3 - Sudan will send its ambassador back to neighboring Egypt on Monday, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said, two months after withdrawing him amid heightened tensions.
News ID: 20112    Publish Date : 2018/03/03

TEHRAN, March 1 - Egypt's president said Thursday that he considered any defamation of the country's security forces to be "high treason" and would not allow it, in an apparent warning to the media.
News ID: 20051    Publish Date : 2018/03/01

TEHRAN, February 28 - Egypt's chief prosecutor on Wednesday reminded his staff to closely monitor the media and start legal action against any outlet that disrupts security or hurts national interests, according to a statement issued by his office.
News ID: 20004    Publish Date : 2018/02/28

TEHRAN, February 28 - At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured in a train crash on Wednesday in Egypt's northern province of Beheira, the official news agency MENA said, citing the transport ministry spokesman.
News ID: 20000    Publish Date : 2018/02/28

TEHRAN, February 28 - Ten people have died as a result of a collision between two passenger trains in the province of Boheira in Egypt, the Egyptian channel Extra News reports with reference to the Ministry of Health of the country.
News ID: 19989    Publish Date : 2018/02/28

TEHRAN, February 26 - The resumption of civilian air traffic to Egypt from Russia has been delayed because air carriers have not reached an agreement on their ground handling, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said on Monday, RIA news agency reported.
News ID: 19892    Publish Date : 2018/02/26

TEHRAN, February 25 -Campaigning has kicked off in Egypt's presidential election, with incumbent President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi expected to win easily after his real challengers were detained, prosecuted or intimidated out of the race.
News ID: 19822    Publish Date : 2018/02/25

TEHRAN, February 22 - An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 21 suspected extremists to death, including 16 in absentia, on charges of bomb making and planning attacks on public and private infrastructure, judicial sources said.
News ID: 19720    Publish Date : 2018/02/22

TEHRAN, February 20 - A new category titled “Quranic Qira’at”, including Quran memorization along with the seven recitation styles of Quran has been added to the international Quran competition in Egypt.
News ID: 19607    Publish Date : 2018/02/20

TEHRAN, February 16 - Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has urged Egyptians to topple their government in the second message from the militants this week calling for violence in Egypt where presidential elections are due in March, Reuters reported.
News ID: 19431    Publish Date : 2018/02/16

TEHRAN, February 14 -The government in Egypt has arrested the country’s former anti-graft chief, who had threatened to publish purportedly damaging information on President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ahead of the presidential election next month.
News ID: 19336    Publish Date : 2018/02/14

TEHRAN, February 13 - The Egyptian army has said it will launch an investigation into Sami Anan, the former Egyptian chief-of-staff and Hisham Genena, the country's former top auditor, who had served as Anan's presidential campaign manager prior to its suspension.
News ID: 19286    Publish Date : 2018/02/13

TEHRAN, February 10 - Egypt’s air force pounded militant targets in northern and central Sinai early on Saturday, the military said, the second day of an assault to try to crush an insurgency that has killed hundreds of people since 2013.
News ID: 19145    Publish Date : 2018/02/10

TEHRAN, February 4 -Israel has reportedly been conducting a years-long campaign of airstrikes in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula with Cairo’s blessing.
News ID: 18817    Publish Date : 2018/02/04

TEHRAN, January 26 - Egypt must stop executions until it has reviewed all death sentences and retry any convictions that are found to rest on unfair trials, five independent U.N. human rights experts said on Friday.
News ID: 18408    Publish Date : 2018/01/26

TEHRAN, January 24 - Egypt's rights lawyer and presidential hopeful has called off his campaign and quit the race, a day after a potential threat to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in the March elections was detained.
News ID: 18341    Publish Date : 2018/01/24

TEHRAN, January 23 - Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested its former chief of staff, who was planning to run in upcoming elections against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, accusing him of inciting against the armed forces and forgery, in what appeared to be a calculated move to push him out of the race.
News ID: 18282    Publish Date : 2018/01/23

TEHRAN, January 15 - Egypt's president on Monday sought to defuse tensions with Ethiopia and Sudan, reassuring them that his country was not meddling in their internal affairs or planning to go to war against them.
News ID: 17956    Publish Date : 2018/01/15

TEHRAN, January 13 -Egyptian forces have fatally shot a Palestinian fisherman in the Gaza Strip’s coastal waters, in a first incident of its kind.
News ID: 17855    Publish Date : 2018/01/13