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US embassy in Cairo opens green card lottery for 2012

The US embassy in Cairo on Thursday officially opened an annual lottery for US green cards for 2012. At an...

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Museum news: Hassan Heshmat Museum in grave danger

If you look behind the green iron fence surrounding the villa across from the Ain Shams Metro station, you will...

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Culture Minister: Van Gogh painting theft 'no big deal'

Culture Minister Farouk Hosni on Tuesday downplayed the importance of the theft last month of Vincent Van Gogh's "Poppy Flowers"...

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Omar Suleiman briefs Saudi King on Washington peace talks

Egyptian Chief of Intelligence Omar Suleiman met with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz in Mecca on Tuesday to brief him...

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Experts: Mubarak comments betray new Egyptian stance on Jerusalem

Recent statements by President Hosni Mubarak in the New York Times about Jerusalem being made the "joint capital" of both...

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New law set to crack down on copyright infringement

New legislation has been enacted by Culture Minister Farouk Hosni to clamp down on copyright infringement. The new law was...

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Intellectuals to hold conference against 'presidential inheritance'

Several members of Egypt's intelligentsia are preparing to hold a self-styled “Conference of Independent Intellectuals” in response to a second...

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US economic aid to Egypt declines

Over the last two decades the US has cut its economic aid to Egypt significantly, according to a report issued...

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US attorney general meets with Egypt officials

At a press conference held at the US embassy in Cairo on Wednesday, US Attorney-General Eric Holder said he had...

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Minister announces new antiquities guidelines

Culture Minister Farouk Hosni on Sunday issued a list of new regulations to be adopted by his ministry in line...

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Clinton blasts Egypt for pressuring civil society

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed concern about the state of democracy and human rights in Egypt while speaking...

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Scobey: US backs human rights, democracy in Egypt

At a US embassy celebration marking US Independence Day on Wednesday, US Ambassador to Egypt Margaret Scobey pointed out that...

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Egypt worst Arab state on rule-of-law index

Egypt has ranked last of all the Arab states on the International Justice Project (IJP)’s latest rule-of-law index. Qatar ranked...

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Q&A: NASA chief says space agency 'at crossroads'

Former astronaut Charles F. Bolden is the first African-American to be appointed director of the National Aeronautics and Space Association...

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