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FIFA adds Essam al-Hadary’s equipment to its museum

  FIFA’s museum in Zurich has added Egyptian goalkeeper Essam al-Hadary’s equipment to its display, in celebration of the player who became the oldest in history to take part in the World Cup. Hadary made the announcement on his official Twitter account writing, “What a great honor, thanks to the …

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EU calls for closer Egypt ties, human rights dialogue

Photo caption: Ms. Marisa Matias, Chair of the European Parliament (EP) Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries, sits next to Mr. Ayman Elsherbiny, spokesperson of the EU delegation to Egypt.   The European Parliament (EP) has called for enhanced Egypt-EU cooperation, and a “political dialogue based on shared values, and …

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Photos: Benzema concludes his three-day-visit to Hurghada

  Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema concluded his three-day visit to Hurghada today at noon, heading next to the US, the President of Investment Committee in the Red Sea Kamel Abu Ali announced, adding that the player will be inviting his fans through social media to visit Egypt, especially Hurghada. Benzema’s …

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Video: Egypt’s new $1 billion museum

At the edge of the ancient pyramids of Giza, some 5,000 construction workers labor around the clock to finish the long-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum. Expected to open by the end of this year, the 5.2-million-square-foot structure will become the world’s largest museum devoted to a single civilization. “This will be …

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Sawiris to fast on UEFA Champions League final to support Mo Salah

Egyptian business tycoon Naguib Sawris announced that he will be fasting on  Saturday in support for Liverpool player Mo Salah, who will be playing the UEFA Champions League final without breaking his fast. Sawiris tweeted on Tuesday expressing disagreement with calls for Salah to break his fast on the Liverpool-Real …

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Investigations still under way into Grand Egyptian Museum’s fire

Investigations into the cause of the fire which erupted at the construction site of Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Giza on Sunday is still in progress, spokesman for the Administrative Prosecution Authority Mohamed Samir,told Al Masry Al Youm on Sunday. The fire was quickly extinguished, according to Samir, with no …

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