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    Egypt says no change in Gaza ceasefire initiative
    Cairo, July 22 : Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry said Monday that Egypt has no intention to amend its ceasefire initiative proposed last week between Israel and the Gaza-ruling Hamas movement.

    UN chief arrives in Cairo for talks on Gaza
    Cairo, July 21 : UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Cairo Monday afternoon for talks with Egyptian officials on achieving a ceasefire in the war-stricken Gaza Strip, media reported.

    Government's 'no' to parliament resolution on Gaza
    New Delhi, July 21 : The government Monday rejected calls for a parliament resolution on the Gaza violence and said the need of the hour was to support the Egyptian-backed ceasefire proposal.

    We should condemn violence everywhere in the world: Sushma
    New Delhi, July 21 : Hitting out at the government's criticism over its stance on the Gaza conflict, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Monday said the emphasis of parliament and the government should be to condemn violence the world over and to support the Egypt-backed ceasefire proposal on ...

    Egypt Air to fly to New Delhi thrice a week
    New Delhi, July 21 : Egypt's flasgship carrier Egypt Air will launch direct flights to New Delhi to meet the increasing tourist influx from India.

    John Kerry to travel to Egypt over Gaza situation
    Washington, July 21 : US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Egypt Monday to meet officials on the situation in Gaza, the State Department said Sunday.

    Egypt summons Turkish diplomat over Gaza remarks
    Cairo, July 21 : The Egyptian foreign ministry summoned the Turkish charge d'affaires Sunday to protest Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent statements.

    Gunmen kill 21 soldiers in Egypt desert
    Cairo, July 20 : At least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed, and four injured late Saturday in an attack by "an armed group" in the country's western desert, an Egyptian military spokesperson said.

    Israeli troops stop donkey suicide bomb in Gaza
    Gaza, July 19 : The Israeli army Saturday said its soldiers were forced to open fire on a donkey laden with explosives as it approached their position in the southern city of Rafah near the Egyptian border.

    In a first, Egypt Court sentences seven to life imprisonment for ...
    London, July 17 : A month after it introduced laws making sexual harassment a criminal offence for the first time in Egypt, an Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced seven men to life imprisonment and two to 20 years for sexually assaulting women in Cairo last month.

    Gaza toll 213, Hamas rejects ceasefire deal
    Gaza, July 16 : Four more Palestinians were killed Wednesday in a new Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip, taking the death toll in nine days of bombing to 213 even as the Islamic Hamas movement rejected a Egyptian ceasefire proposal with Israel.

    Five Egyptians sentenced to life for sexual harassment
    Cairo, July 16 : An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced five men to life in prison for sexually harassing and attacking women during President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's inauguration celebrations at Tahrir Square here.

    Sisi orders preparations for parliamentary polls
    Cairo, July 16 : Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al- Sisi Tuesday ordered to form a parliamentary election commission to prepare for the upcoming parliamentary polls, a presidential spokesperson said.

    12 killed in Egypt road accident
    Cairo, July 16 : At least 12 people were killed and 27 were injured Tuesday in a road accident on Qena-Safaga highway in southern Egypt, a security official said.

    Israel resumes Gaza strikes as Hamas attacks continue
    Jerusalem/Gaza, July 15 : The Israeli army Tuesday resumed air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip as rockets continued being fired from the coastal enclave despite Israel's unilateral approval of an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire proposal, media reported.

    Israel to intensify operation if Hamas rejects ceasefire: Netanyahu
    Jerusalem, July 15 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that Israel will intensify its Gaza campaign if Hamas rejects a ceasefire agreement proposed by Egypt, according to a statement from his office.

    Egypt to initiate truce between Israel and Gaza
    London, July 15 : Egypt has said that it is ready to initiate or broker a ceasefire-cum-truce between warring parties in the ongoing Gaza-Israel conflict.

    Protest in Australia over jailing of scribes in Egypt
    Melbourne, July 15 : Journalists and other press freedom advocates staged a protest here against the imprisonment of three Al Jazeera journalists, including an Australian, in Egypt last month, media reported.

    Israel agrees to Egypt's Gaza ceasefire proposal
    London, July 15 : The Israeli cabinet Tuesday agreed on an Egyptian initiative for Gaza truce, even as the Islamic Hamas movement rejected the proposal, saying that there will be no ceasefire before reaching an agreement.

    Hamas rejects Egyptian initiative for truce with Israel
    Gaza, July 15 : Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Hamas movement, Tuesday rejected an Egyptian initiative for truce with Israel, saying that there would be no ceasefire before reaching an agreement.

    Israeli cabinet to meet on Egyptian truce proposal
    Jerusalem, July 15 : The security cabinet was slated to convene Tuesday to discuss an Egyptian proposal aiming to end the raging conflict between Israeli troops and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip, the media reported.

    Egypt court overturns election ban on Mubarak-era officials
    Cairo, July 14 : An Egyptian court Monday overturned a previous verdict banning senior members of former president Hosni Mubarak's party from running for parliamentary elections, media reported.

    Eight killed in two successive blasts in Egypt
    Cairo, July 14 : At least eight people were killed and 28 others injured in two successive blasts in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, a military statement said Monday.

    Egypt court acquits Morsi-era PM
    Cairo, July 13 : An Egyptian court Sunday acquitted former prime minister Hesham Qandil of charges of law violation for not carrying out a court order.

    International clubbing is flourishing in India, says DJ Fila
    By Ashish Kumar, New Delhi, July 13 : Egyptian trance DJ duo Aly and Fila, who are currently ranked 20 in the world, flew all the way to Delhi to launch the first international night club of Delhi called A State of Mind (ASOM).

    Egypt set to receive wounded Palestinians
    Cairo, July 10 : Egypt opened its Rafah crossing point bordering the Palestinian Gaza Strip Thursday to receive Palestinians wounded in Israeli airstrikes, a security official at the crossing said.

    Egyptian soldier killed in Sinai blast
    Cairo, July 9 (Xinhua) An Egyptian military recruit was killed and four others were injured Wednesday when an explosive device targeted a military armoured vehicle on Rafah-Arish highway in north Sinai, a security source said.

    Egypt court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader, 36 others to life
    Cairo, July 5 : An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 36 other to life in prison on Saturday, and confirmed death sentences for 10 others, most of them on the run.

    Life term for Muslim Brotherhood leader, 36 others in Egypt
    Cairo, July 5 : An Egyptian court Saturday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 36 others to life in prison, media reported.

    22 injured in Egypt's pro-Morsi protests
    Cairo, July 5 : At least 22 people were injured Friday during clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who held anti-government protests across Egypt, a health ministry official said.

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