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Egyptian security seizes arms caches in Sinai

Egyptian security forces seized four arms caches in Sinai containing anti-aircraft missiles and anti-tank mines which they suspected were going to be smuggled into the Gaza Strip, a security source said on Sunday. Smugglers operate from the Sinai Peninsula which … read more

Egypt seizes weapons ‘bound for Gaza’

Egyptian police in the Sinai Peninsula have seized 190 rockets from which the explosives were to have been removed for smuggling into the Gaza Strip, a security official said on Saturday. The rockets, as well as landmines and 1,500 rounds … read more

Opposition participate in protests against rising prices

Egyptian opposition parties and political movements staged protest marches on Wednesday in  Cairo ‘s poorest area the Matareya district demonstrating their anger over escalating bread prices, continued power cuts and shortages of drinking water. Kefaya representative Abdel Rahman Auf indicated that he hoped … read more

Egypt to assess art collections

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Faruq Hosni has formed several committees to conduct an evaluation and inventory of all antiquities and masterpieces in museums across the country in the wake of the theft of a priceless Vincent Van Gogh painting, his … read more