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Egyptian court fines man after ‘hot girl’ remark

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An Egyptian court on Wednesday fined a taxi driver $700 (5,000 Egyptian pounds) told a woman participating in a protest against harassment at a...

Libya condemns US raid to seize leader of the raid on...

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Libya has condemned a US military operation to capture the suspected leader of the deadly raid on a US diplomatic post in Benghazi in...

Egypt court orders 12 more death penalties

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An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to death on charges connected to the fatal shooting of a police...

Exports could be an engine of growth and job creation in...

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WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 – Exports could be an engine of growth and job creation in Tunisia, but the sector is dominated by labor...

US military and FBI captures Libyan suspect in Benghazi embassy attack

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The US military and the Federal Bureau of Investigation jointly captured a man indicted in connection with the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed four...

African Union unfreeze Egypt’s membership

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The African Union's Peace and Security Council has unanimously agreed to unfreeze Egypt's membership to the AU, state news agency MENA reported on Tuesday. The...

Ethnic clashes broke out in Sebha, killing two and injuring nine...

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Tripoli - Ethnic violence in the southern town of Germa was eventually contained yesterday evening as ethnic clashes broke out in Sebha, killing two...

Alliance called by Amr Moussa stumbles ahead of Egypt’s parliamentary poll

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An electoral alliance called to back newly-inaugurated President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections appears to have failed to drum up interest so...

Egypt seizes Muslim Brotherhood-linked retail outlets

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Egyptian authorities seized Sunday two retail outlets owned by leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, which has faced a relentless crackdown since the ouster of...

Fresh clashes broke out in Benghazi

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Fresh clashes broke out in Benghazi, Libya's second-biggest city on Sunday after a rogue general launched a fresh assault on Islamist militants. Tanks were seen...