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Egyptians Brace for Austere Ramadan after Reforms

Ramadan is a time for daytime fasting and lavish evening feasts, but Egyptians are scaling back preparations for the Muslim holy month this year after austerity measures fueled decades-high inflation.

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Egypt Issues New Life Sentence against Brotherhood Guide

An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohamed Badie to life in prison for "planning violent attacks" in a retrial on Monday, judicial officials and a lawyer said.

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Court Acquits U.S.-Egyptian in Charity Abuse Case

An Egyptian court on Sunday acquitted a U.S.-Egyptian charity worker accused of human trafficking and sexually abusing children, in a case that drew alarm from Washington and international rights groups.

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Main Events since Hosni Mubarak's Ouster

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, toppled in a 2011 revolt then jailed, was freed on Friday in a country still coming to terms with the consequences of the uprising that ended his 30-year rule.

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Mubarak, Symbol of Dashed Hopes, Goes Free

In six years, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak has gone from symbolizing the hubris of Middle East dictators swept away by the Arab Spring uprisings to an emblem of dashed hopes.

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Ousted Egypt President Mubarak Freed from Detention

Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian autocrat toppled during the 2011 Arab Spring, left a military hospital on Friday where he spent much of the last six years in detention.

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10 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Roadside Bombings

Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in two roadside bombings as they clashed with Islamic State group jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said on Thursday.

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Green Light Given for Egypt's Mubarak to Walk Free

The release of Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak approved on Monday ends "talk of the Arab Spring" uprising that toppled him in 2011 after 30 years in power, an analyst said.

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Egypt, Jordan Say No Concessions on a Palestinian State

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan agreed Tuesday there could be no concessions on establishing a Palestinian state, the presidency said after talks in Cairo.

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Tourism Shows Signs of Recovery in Egypt

Tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil and the 2015 bombing of a plane carrying Russian holidaymakers.

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