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Killer of three Israeli soldiers was Egyptian border police officer, says army
Netanyahu calls deaths of three members of Israel Defence Forces on Sinai border a terrorist attack

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem

04, Jun, 2023 @4:09 PM

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Home Office could forcibly separate non-cohabiting couple before their wedding
Youssef Mikhaiel is at risk of forced removal to Egypt before he marries Sarah Bradley

Diane Taylor

02, Jun, 2023 @1:13 PM

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Heavily pregnant woman who escaped from Sudan gives birth to ‘miracle baby’
Woman’s husband has been granted asylum in UK and has been trying to get her a visa to join him

Diane Taylor

28, May, 2023 @2:28 PM

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Ex-Mubarak minister Mohamed Mansour donates £5m to Tories
Tory senior treasurer Mansour says he wants to assist ‘very capable prime minister’ Rishi Sunak

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

22, May, 2023 @12:34 PM

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‘The reality is worse’: can TV drama end legal woes of Egypt’s bereaved?
As a hit series puts patriarchal guardianship laws under the spotlight, campaigners say proposed reforms are not enough

Edmund Bower in Cairo

17, May, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Gaza Strip fighting intensifies on third day despite Egypt ceasefire efforts
Clashes between Israel and militants leave 29 dead so far, with airstrikes targeting homes of Palestinian Islamic Jihad leaders

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem

11, May, 2023 @5:19 PM

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Queen Cleopatra review – the idea that you need a white actor is utterly insidious
Adele James, who stars in this curious Netflix docudrama about ancient Egypt’s most famous queen is the best thing about it – despite the furore around her race

Leila Latif

10, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Inflation, IMF austerity and grandiose military plans edge more Egyptians into poverty
Two-thirds of the population are struggling with falling living standards as even the once-thriving middle classes hunt for second jobs and eat less

Ruth Michaelson and Menna Farouk in Cairo

08, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Sudan’s neighbours have little to offer refugees, warns UN
Thousands of Sudanese are crossing borders into countries already severely stressed by drought, conflicts and food insecurity, UN says

Lizzy Davies

05, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘A deadly trip’: Sudanese refugees find little welcome at Egyptian border
People fleeing fighting in Khartoum left waiting for days at sparsely staffed crossing after costly and dangerous journeys

Ruth Michaelson

29, Apr, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Cleopatra was light-skinned, Egypt tells Netflix in row over drama
Casting of black actor in upcoming docudrama has angered groups in Egypt who say it is ‘a falsification of Egyptian history’

Harriet Sherwood

28, Apr, 2023 @12:03 PM

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Hit TV drama sparks calls for reform of Egyptian family law
Under Guardianship, broadcast during Ramadan, highlights the issues faced by women and children after the death of a father

Edmund Bower

21, Apr, 2023 @4:06 PM

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