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Egypt bans 149 Chinese exporters

Egypt Minister of Trade and Industry, Rashid Mohammad Rashid issued a decree that bans dealing with 149 Chinese exporters for procuring shipments with falsified licenses to the Egyptian market. Such shipments may jeopardize the health and safety of consumers. Rashid … read more

Barge leaks 100 tons of gasoline into Nile

A barge has leaked some 100 tons of gasoline into the Nile River in southern Egypt after it became partially submerged while workers unloaded its cargo. The vessel docked Saturday in Aswan, about 700 miles (1,100 kilometers) south of Cairo, … read more

Poster battle deepens Egypt’s uncertainty

A previously unknown group of activists in Egypt is putting up posters and collecting signatures urging Gamal Mubarak, the son and presumed successor of the country’s leader, to stand for president in next year’s election. The campaign appears to be … read more