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Report: Hariri to Meet Sisi in Cairo on Sunday

Head of the Mustaqbal Movement MP Saad Hariri is expected to travel to the Egyptian capital Cairo on Saturday, reported the Kuwait daily al-Anbaa on Saturday.

Hariri's press office announced that he is scheduled to meet with with President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday.

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11 Wounded, One Critically, in Bomb Blast near Egypt Court

Eleven people were wounded, one critically, in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo on Monday, hospital officials said.

A police official and state media had said one man died but later retracted the information.

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One Dead in Cairo Bombings

One person was killed Thursday in a bombing outside a pizzeria in the Egyptian capital as other blasts hit a police station and offices of cell phone companies, a health official said.

The bomb tore off the legs of the victim who was pronounced dead in hospital, health ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar told AFP. Two other people were wounded.

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Street Cleaner Killed by Cairo Bomb

A street sweeper was killed Wednesday when a small bomb hidden in a pile of rubbish exploded in a suburb of the Egyptian capital, a security official said.

Bomb attacks have become increasingly frequent in Egypt, particularly in the restive Sinai Peninsula, since the army toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013.

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Policeman Killed by Cairo Bomb Claimed by Jihadists

A bomb attack Friday on an Egyptian police convoy in the capital killed an officer and wounded seven conscripts and a civilian, officials said, with jihadists claiming responsibility.

The blast occurred in Ain Shams, a neighborhood in northeast Cairo that is a stronghold of supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

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Bombs Wound 10 Civilians in Egypt's Alexandria

Five bombs exploded outside police stations in Egypt's second city of Alexandria on Tuesday, wounding 10 civilians, police said.

Militants regularly set off explosives in Cairo and Alexandria, but the deadliest attacks have been in the Sinai Peninsula where troops are fighting an Islamist insurgency.

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Egypt Suspends Football after 19 Die in Clashes

Egypt has suspended all major football games after 19 people were killed in the latest outbreak of violence between fans and police, authorities said Monday.

Egyptian football fans have been repeatedly involved in the country's explosive political mix and Sunday's unrest raised fears of further clashes in the days ahead.

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Top Muslim Body Calls for 'Killing, Crucifixion' of IS Militants

Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's most prestigious centre of learning, expressed outrage Wednesday at the Islamic State group for burning to death a captive Jordanian pilot, saying its militants deserve to be killed or crucified.

After a video was released showing the caged fighter pilot, Maaz al-Kassasbeh, dying engulfed in flames, the Cairo-based authority's head, Ahmed al-Tayib, expressed his "strong dismay at this cowardly act".

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Bomb Targeting Egypt Police Kills One in Alexandria

A bomb wounded three civilians, one of whom later died, when it exploded on the outskirts of Egypt's second city of Alexandria, police said.

A 12-year-old boy was among those hurt in the explosion near a residential neighborhood on the western outskirts of the Mediterranean city.

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EU Slams Egypt for Mass Death Sentences

A court in Egypt violated the country's international human rights obligations by sentencing 183 men to death Monday for killing 13 policemen, the European Union said.

"Today's decision of a court in Egypt to sentence 183 defendants to death following a mass trial is in violation of Egypt's international human rights obligations," the EU's foreign service said in a statement.

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