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Egyptian warplanes destroy 10 arms-loaded vehicles of militants on Libyan border: Army

Egypt’s military says its warplanes have destroyed 10 arms-loaded off-road vehicles belonging to terrorists as they were attempting to infiltrate into the African country through its porous border with volatile Libya. “The forces detected and pursued 10 four-by-four vehicles loaded with amounts of weapons, ammunition and smuggled material at the western borderline,” ...

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Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing to Palestinian Authority: AFP

Hamas handed over control of the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday, an AFP journalist said, in a first key test of a Palestinian reconciliation accord agreed last month. (AFP) — Nazmi Muhanna, the Palestinian Authority’s top official for border crossings, formally received control of the ...

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The Brotherhood ‘deviated’ from original focus

Daily News Egypt interviews former Muslim Brotherhood member Kamal Helbawy to discuss his history with the group, reasons for his departure, and the future of the now outlawed group. Not many people have spent more time in the Muslim Brotherhood as Kamal Helbawy. The 75-year-old spent decades in the Gulf, ...

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Egypt’s Sisi quits to run for presidency

Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Wednesday he had quit the military to run for president and vowed to rid the country of “terrorism” almost nine months after he toppled its elected leader. Sisi, who was also defense minister, faces no serious competition in the election — likely before ...

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