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Egypt’s Armed Forces spokesperson Tamer al-Refeai stated that a counter-terrorism training exercise started on Sunday at Mohammed Naguib military base and will last until December 14. The exercise brings together the military forces from countries of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States. The exercise started with a line-up of the participating forces and a demonstration of the arms … Continued The post Egypt, Sahel-Saharan States start joint military exercise appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani asked public prosecution to summon experts to verify a video filmed on top of the Giza Pyramids by Danish photographer Andreas Hvid and his girlfriend in November, containing a pornographic photo by the pyramids. Anani claimed that the video contained two violations: unauthorized climbing to the top of the … Continued The post Minister of Antiquities asks prosecution to verify pornographic Pyramids photo appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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Egypt international footballer and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah ceded his Man Of The Match award (MOTM) for the game against Bournemouth to his teammate James Milner, who marked 500 appearances in the Premier League with Saturday’s game. Hat-trick hero @MoSalah refuses to take his Man of the Match award and hands it over to @JamesMilner … Continued The post Salah cedes MOTM award to teammate for his 500th appearance appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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ABU DHABI (Reuters) – The United States wants to continue support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s war and will remain engaged in efforts to combat Iranian influence and Islamist militancy in the Arab state, a State Department official said on Sunday. Since the Oct. 2 murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the … Continued The post US wants to continue support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Dozens of Hindu monks and tens of thousands of followers, gathered under the banner of groups linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party, on Sunday urged the Indian government to help build a temple on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque. Causing a frenzy in a crowd of … Continued The post Hindu monks, large crowds call on Modi to help build Ayodhya temple appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Sunday that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in the European Union and bring the opposition Labor Party to power. The embattled leader’s message came with her government fearing a heavy defeat on Tuesday of the draft withdrawal agreement she signed with Brussels last month. … Continued The post May says Brexit deal defeat could topple UK government appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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France’s “yellow vest” protesters are all angry at President Emmanuel Macron, but their different goals and grievances show how diverse the movement has become. Protesters turning out across France on Saturday highlighted demands ranging from better support for pensioners to the downfall of capitalism.   The jobless millennial Unemployed waiter Tim Viteau, 29, and … Continued The post France’s ‘yellow vests’: a movement of many shades appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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China on Saturday summoned the Canadian ambassador over the “unconscionable and vile” detention of telecom giant Huawei’s chief financial officer in Vancouver, state media reported, in Beijing’s latest angry response to the hot-button case. Meng Wanzhou has been held since December 1 in Canada on an American extradition request and faces US fraud charges … Continued The post China summons Canada envoy over detained Huawei exec: state media appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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Thousands of tourists attended the church mass at Saint Catherine’s Monastery on Friday and Saturday in celebration of the anniversary of Saint Catherine’s birth on December 8. The monastery’s monks and Patriarch of the Church of Jerusalem Theophilos III attended the celebration, carrying around the remains of Saint Catherine in the monastery. Saint Catherine City … Continued The post Tourists celebrate birth of Saint Catherine appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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Meteorologists predict mild weather on Monday across Egypt during daylight hours, growing cold by night. Temperatures predicted for the following cities are 20C in Alexandria and Cairo, 21C in Qena and Luxor, and 22C in Aswan. Mist will affect visibility across the country’s northern parts up until north Upper Egypt in the morning. Low … Continued The post Mild weather forecast for Monday, Cairo 20C appeared first on Egypt Independent.