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55 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

Egypt tries to save money on wheat subsidies

Egypt will try to save half the money it spends on wheat subsidies by issuing a new smart card system to ensure that the cheap bread goes to only the neediest.

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55 min ago | Pique News Magazine

In the kitchen: Madiha Hassan brings taste of Egypt

Madiha Hassan's country may be thousands of miles away, straddling Africa and the Middle East, but her culture is safely stowed... within.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Dining, Life, Food, Vegetables

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Examiner.com

King tut to leave South Carolina State Museum on June 1

Tutankhamun, otherwise known as " King Tut " is winding down his visit to the South Carolina State Museum .

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MarketWatch

Amotz Asa-El's View from Jerusalem: Tourists find bargains in turbulent, exotic Levant

Beset by war, social upheaval, and economic depression, the Levant's exoticism has been overshadowed in recent years by horrendous TV images that kept tourists away.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Middle East, Lebanon, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Globe and Mail

From electric chairs to cannibal forks: 11 things you can nab at this odd auction of a stuff

Lot 72 - French Polychromed Composite Anatomical Model by Louis Thomas Jerome Auzoux , 19th century the 3/4 size intricately detailed ecorche study figure with removable layers showing vascular system, musculature, bone structure, and internal organs all meticulously labelled and numbered, mounted on cast iron tripod base, height 53.5" - 135.9cm ... (more)

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Washington Times

U.S. lifts ban on attack helicopters for Egypt; Apaches sent to counter growing al Qaeda threat

The Obama administration has reversed course and will send Egypt new Apache attack helicopters that were urgently requested by Cairo in March to counter the growing threat from al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula.

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Washington Times

U.S. lifts ban on attack helicopters for Egypt; Apaches sent to counter al Qaeda

The Obama administration has reversed course and will send Egypt new Apache attack helicopters that were urgently requested by Cairo in March to counter the growing threat from al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Muslim Brotherhood, Terrorism

Examiner.com

A visit to the Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is the burial site of over 62 of the Pharaohs and one Queen of ancient Egypt, Hatshepsut.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Militant group in Egypt says it killed officer

Security personnel search for clues at the site where senior Egyptian police officer Brig.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ahmed Zaki, Mohamed Morsi

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Daily Trojan

Visiting professor discusses Egyptian military

Professor Robert Springborg, a recent retiree from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate school in Monterey and an expert on Egypt and its military, spoke to students in Ronald Tutor Campus Center Tuesday afternoon about the structure and role of the Egyptian military during and after the revolution in 2011 that deposed former president Hosni Mubarak.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Military, US Navy, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Kings College, Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Jerusalem Post

US reacts to Russia's growing clout, warming ties to Egypt by unfreezing weapon aid

American move to unfreeze delivery of 10 advanced Apache helicopters to Egypt comes on heels of Russia's increasing warming relations with Cairo.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Israel, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

Christian Science Monitor

Tilt towards military unbalances Egypt's ultra-conservative Salafists

When Egyptian military leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made a televised address last July to announce the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi, he was flanked by a coterie of the country's most powerful religious figures.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mohamed Morsi, Pope Benedict XVI, Muslim Brotherhood

AlertNet

Two policemen, militant killed in Egypt

An Egyptian policeman and a militant were killed when security forces raided a hideout used by radical Islamists near Alexandria on Wednesday, and a senior officer was killed near Cairo when a bomb blew up his car, the Interior Ministry said.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Prison

US News & World Report

Egyptian Copts Test Pilgrim Ban to Jerusalem

Inside a stuffy office just off Tahrir Square, hotel manager Nemr Lotfy, a Coptic Christian, remembers his pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Africa, Middle East, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Orthodox Church,

KXXV-TV Waco

Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

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National Public Radio

Bomb, Shooting In Egypt Kills 2 Police Officers

A senior Egyptian police officer was killed after an explosive device placed under his car went off in a western Cairo suburb on Wednesday while another officer died in a raid on a militant hideout in the country's second-largest city, officials said.

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WOI-TV West Des Moines

Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.

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Reuters

Billions needed to upgrade Egypt's power grid as summer crunch looms

Egypt needs to find at least $5 billion to invest in its dilapidated power grid, a government official told Reuters, highlighting a major challenge for the next president as the country faces the risk of worsening blackouts this summer.

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AlertNet

INSIGHT-Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a Brussels gallery last year, he assumed it was a twin of an ancient masterpiece he had examined in Egypt a quarter of a century earlier.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Al Bawaba

Inside Egypt's new threat: Ansar Beit al Maqdis

On Monday the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled that Ansar Beit Al Maqdis be classified as a terrorist organization.

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