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US nears deal to cut Egypt debt by $1 bn: report

The United States is weighing a deal with Egypt's new rulers to relieve $1 billion worth of debt, The New York Times reported Monday.

US nears deal to cut Egypt debt by $1 bn: report
Clinton seeks Egypt dialogue with Israel
Clinton seeks Egypt dialogue with Israel

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked Egypt to keep open communication with Israel after the new Cairo government deployed forces to the Sinai Peninsula.

Clinton seeks Egypt dialogue with Israel
US says new Egypt defense minister wants close ties
US says new Egypt defense minister wants close ties

The new defense minister appointed by Egypt's Islamist president has pledged to uphold the strong military ties between Cairo and Washington.

US says new Egypt defense minister wants close ties
Egypt army masses troops in tense Sinai
Egypt army masses troops in tense Sinai

Egypt's army massed troops in Sinai on Thursday in a campaign to quell increasingly deadly Islamist militants as Bedouin leaders pledged their help in a meeting with the interior minister.

Egypt army masses troops in tense Sinai
Egypt army promises to avenge Sinai attack
Egypt army promises to avenge Sinai attack

The Egyptian army on Monday promised to "avenge" the deaths of 16 border guards in an assault the previous day on a post near the border with Israel, in a statement issued by state news agency MENA.

Egypt army promises to avenge Sinai attack
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Global travel industry gears up for Muslim tourist boom

An expected worldwide boom in Muslim tourism is reflected in the growing availability of amenities such as halal spas and airport prayer rooms.

Global travel industry gears up for Muslim tourist boom
Egypt all-veiled TV aims to cover women's needs
Egypt all-veiled TV aims to cover women's needs

A satellite channel run and hosted by fully-veiled presenters aims to break down the barriers for women in niqab who until the revolution were shunned by Egypt's lucrative television industry.

Egypt all-veiled TV aims to cover women's needs
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10 dead in Egypt building collapse: health ministry

Egypt's health ministry said Sunday that rescue services had retrieved 10 bodies from under the rubble of an 11-storey building that collapsed a day earlier in the coastal city of Alexandria.

10 dead in Egypt building collapse: health ministry
Clinton urges Egypt's military to support transition
Clinton urges Egypt's military to support transition

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Sunday with Egypt's top military leader urging him to support a transition to civilian rule amid fears that the promise of hard-won freedoms could be slipping away.

Clinton urges Egypt's military to support transition
Democracy still 'preferable' in Muslim nations, survey says
Democracy still 'preferable' in Muslim nations, survey says

Democracy is still popular in six Muslim-majority countries, over a year after the Arab Spring, and the majority in some countries favors laws based on the Koran, according to a poll published Tuesday.

Democracy still 'preferable' in Muslim nations, survey says
Egypt parliament set to convene, defying military
Egypt parliament set to convene, defying military

Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament was set to convene on Tuesday in defiance of the powerful military following a decree by newly elected President Mohamed Morsi to reinstate the assembly.

Egypt parliament set to convene, defying military
Morsi takes Egypt helm, military pledges support
Morsi takes Egypt helm, military pledges support

Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi began his first full day in office on Sunday with his powers circumscribed by the military as he tries to pick a new cabinet to carry out his campaign pledges.

Morsi takes Egypt helm, military pledges support
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Georgia offered aid to Egypt in export of Kazakhstan grain

Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Grigol Vashadze met with representatives of legislative and executive authorities of Egypt.

Georgia offered aid to Egypt in export of Kazakhstan grain
chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan ambassador presented chairman of Egyption Supreme Council of the Armed Forces with credentials

Kazakhstan's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary presented Mohamed Hussein Tantawi with credentials.

Kazakhstan ambassador presented chairman of Egyption Supreme Council of the Armed Forces with credentials
Kazakhstan residents to get Egyptian visas in 3 days
Kazakhstan residents to get Egyptian visas in 3 days

Egypt shortened the visa issue period for Kazakhstan tourists down to three days and made it possible to receive the visas in the airport.

Kazakhstan residents to get Egyptian visas in 3 days
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Egypt promising to simplify visa regulations for Kazakhstan

The question of simplifying visa regulations was raised in a meeting of Kazakhstan ambassador to Egypt with Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.

Egypt promising to simplify visa regulations for Kazakhstan