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Egypt’s top-administration court orders one-month YouTube ban over Prophet Mohammad

On Saturday, Egypt’s top-administration court ordered a one-month ban on video-sharing website YouTube over an anti-Islamic video, Innocence of Muslims. The thirteen-minute low-budget video was released in 2012 and led to protests and violent clashes over negative depiction of Islamic prophet Mohammad, in several Muslim-majority countries including Yemen, Libya, Iraq, Sudan, Bangladesh and Tunisia. The […]Read More

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10 killed in latest Daesh attack in Egypt

Eight civilians and two soldiers were killed in Egypt by militants from a Daesh affiliate group after a convoy of cement trucks from an army factory in the central Sinai Peninsula was ambushed. According to security officials, Lieutenant Colonel Ibrahim Hussein Mohammed was killed in the attack near the town of Nakhl last night after […]Read More

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At Least 30 Egyptian Police Officers Killed in Desert Shootout

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Armed militants killed at least 30 police officers in a shootout during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in Egypt’s western desert, security sources said on Friday. A number of suspected militants were also killed and security forces are searching the area, according to a statement from the Egyptian interior ministry, […]Read More

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Egypt Announces Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Luxor Tomb

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Egypt announced the discovery of a pharaonic tomb in the southern city of Luxor belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty. The tomb is located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery where noblemen and top […]Read More

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Berlin ‘dismayed and furious’ over murder of German women in

German officials said on Saturday they had been left “dismayed and furious” by the stabbing of two German women at an Egyptian beach resort, calling it a deliberate attack on foreign tourists. An Egyptian man stabbed the two German tourists to death and wounded at least four others on Friday at a popular seaside vacation […]Read More

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26 Egyptian soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

PanARMENIAN.Net – Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday, July 7 in attacks on several checkpoints in Sinai that included car bombings, the military said in a statement, according to AFP. The military said it killed 40 assailants as it clashed with extremists in North Sinai, where the Islamic State group is leading […]Read More

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Remains of a new pyramid unearthed in Egypt

PanARMENIAN.Net – A top antiquities official says an Egyptian excavation team has discovered the remains of a new pyramid that dates back to the 13th Dynasty, some 3700 years ago, The Associated Press reports. The head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Sector, Mahmoud Afifi, said in a statement Monday that the remains were located north […]Read More