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March 2, 2018 1:02 PM No Malaysian injured in Egypt train collision

PUTRAJAYA: No Malaysian was injured in Wednesday's passenger train collision at Beheira in Egypt, according to Wisma Putra. In a statement today, it said Malaysians who required consular assistance or wished to obtain further information could contact the Malaysian Embassy in Cairo at +20237610013, +2012 00276388 or through email at mwcairo 13

February 28, 2018 12:18 PM Egypt court jails diva over Nile hygiene joke

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced pop star Sherine (pix) to six months in prison on Tuesday for suggesting drinking from the Nile River leads to illness, although she will remain free pending an appeal. Sherine Abdel Wahab, known simply as Sherine, had apologised after being caught on tape joking with concert-goers that water from the Nile could give them parasites 34

February 20, 2018 12:40 PM Egypt puts prominent Islamist critical of Sisi on terrorism list

Former Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh speaking during an interview with Reuters in Cairo February 11, 2014. — Reuters picCAIRO, Feb 20 — An Egyptian court put former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh on a terrorism list today, state news agency MENA reported, following his arrest for alleged contacts with the banned 34

February 19, 2018 2:32 PM Israel announces ‘historic’ gas contract with Egypt

JERUSALEM, Feb 19 — Israel has struck an “historic” contract for sales of billions of dollars’ worth of natural gas to Egypt, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced today. “This will bring billions of dollars to state coffers,” he said in a statement announcing the deal with Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab state to sign a peace treaty 42

February 18, 2018 11:41 AM Steel, aluminium on US radar

WASHINGTON: The US Commerce Department has recommended that President Donald Trump impose steep curbs on steel and aluminum imports from China and other countries ranging from global and country-specific tariffs to broad import quotas, according to proposals released on Friday. China’s Commerce Ministry responded by saying the report was “baseless” and did not accord 37

February 13, 2018 3:25 AM Egypt bars Arabic version of US comedy over ‘ethical’ violations

Actor Tom Hanks and wife actress Rita Wilson arrive for the 40th Anniversary Saturday Night Live (SNL) broadcast in the Manhattan Borough of New York February 16, 2015. ― Reuters picCAIRO, Feb 13 — Egypt has banned the Arabic version of US comedy Saturday Night Live from television for violating ethical standards, the country’s media regulator said. Saturday 57

February 2, 2018 3:29 PM Denmark’s Prince Henrik hospitalised with lung infection: palace

Denmark's Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik wave from the balcony during Queen Margrethe's 76th birthday celebration at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark April 16, 2016. Prince Henrik has been hospitalised with a lung infection. — Reuters picSTOCKHOLM, Feb 2 — Denmark’s Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Queen Margrethe who flew back from Egypt 20

February 1, 2018 2:46 PM Palestinian accord dying slow death as new deadline missed

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The two leading Palestinian factions missed another deadline Thursday to implement a reconciliation deal, potentially burying the landmark accord aimed at ending their decade-long split. Islamist movement Hamas was supposed to hand over power in the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority, led by secular movement Fatah 24

January 21, 2018 11:19 PM Chinese, Russians shore up Middle East tourism

In Egypt, tourist numbers soared 55 per cent in 2017. — AFP picCAIRO, Jan 22 — Chinese and Russian visitors boosted Middle Eastern tourism last year following a 2016 slump as Europeans gave the area a wide berth on security fears, according to the World Tourism Organization (WTO). The Mideast region as a whole drew 58 million foreign tourists in 2017 — a 4.8 per cent rise on the previous 64

January 10, 2018 3:54 AM Nicol David continues winning streak at Saudi Masters

Datuk Nicol David defeated Joshna Chinappan of India 6-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-7 in the second round of the 2018 Saudi Women's Masters. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 ― National squash queen Datuk Nicol David continues her winning streak after making it to the quarter finals of the 2018 Saudi Women's Masters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Nicol, who is seeded 12