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4,400-year-old priest’s tomb uncovered in Egypt

A private tomb thought to be more than 4,000 years and built for a senior official from the 5th dynasty of pharaohs has been...

Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

The Manchester Arena will reopen for the first time since the terror attack with a benefit concert to honour those killed in the bombing. Arena...

Egypt’s deadliest train crash in 11 years claims at least 40 lives

Two passenger trains have collided just outside Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing at least 40 people and injuring more than 100. It is...

Arab nations sever ties with Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Four Arab nations have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar, further deepening a rift between Gulf Arab nations over the country's support for Islamist groups....

Amnesty calls new law in Egypt a death sentence for human rights groups

A new law ratified by Egypt's president that imposes harsh restrictions on non-governmental organisations could be a "death sentence" for human rights groups in...

Egypt strikes back after gunmen kill 28 Coptic Christians in bus attack

Egypt's government forces have struck bases in which militants who waged a deadly attack against Christians have been trained. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said fighter jets...

Egyptian Christians bury bomb attack victims as state of emergency takes effect

Egyptian Christians have buried their dead a day after suicide bombers from the so-called 'Islamic State' group killed at least 45 people in co-ordinated...

Egyptian president declares state of emergency after bomb attacks on churches

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has declared a state of emergency for three months after two suicide bombings killed scores of Christians in two church...

Islamic State claim attacks that killed 37 in Egyptian churches

Latest: IS has claimed the attacks via its Aamaq news agency, after having recently warned that it would step up attacks on Egypt's Christians. The...

Massive statue of Ramses II unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive statue in a Cairo slum which is thought to be of Pharaoh Ramses II, one of the...

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Putin could stay in power until 2036 after referendum victory

A majority of Russians have approved amendments to Russia’s constitution allowing President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, election officials said. However, the referendum...

Jay-Z’s Made In America festival postponed because of pandemic

Jay-Z’s annual festival in Philadelphia, Made in America, will not take place on Labour Day weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement on...
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