‘Al-Masry Al-Youm hosts Tunisian rapper “El Général,” one of the prisoners of Ben Ali’s regime,’ Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt), 21 January 2012

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
In an outdated article, Al-Masry Al-Youm sets the scene for Tunisian rapper El Général to visit Cairo for a screening of their new documentary film and a visit to Tahrir Square, one year after the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions – – المصري اليوم تستضيف «جنرال الراب» التونسي وأحد…

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‘Launch of new development projects … Armed forces develop first system in the world to detect and treat C and AIDS viruses,’ al-Ahram (Egypt), 22 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Egypt’s al-Ahram newspaper reports that the Egyptian government and armed forces are not only solving issues of traffic jams in Greater Cairo with their latest development projects, but have also developed a system to detect and treat people with AIDS, without so much as even taken a blood…

Egypt

‘Sisi in Russia today at the head of a high-level military delegation to complete largest arms deal,’ al-Ahram (Egypt), 12 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Egyptian Defence Minister (and, by all accounts, future Egyptian president), Field Marshal Abdel Fatah Sisi left Cairo this morning on his way to Russia where he and Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy will meet with their Russian counterparts. The meeting comes as a continuation of 2+2 cooperation talks…

Egypt

‘Prime Minister welcomes Canadian cooperation to develop and repair railways,’ al-Bawabh News (Egypt), 27 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The CEO of Canadian aerospace and transportation company Bombardier was in Cairo this week to meet with Egyptian government officials. The two sides discussed opportunities for cooperation in Egypt, with a focus on improving the country’s railways. – – رئيس الوزراء يرحب بالتعاون الكندي لتطوير وإصلاح السكك الحديدية…

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‘Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claims responsibility for Cairo attacks,’ Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (Egypt), 23 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The following is a statement released by Egyptian terrorist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (Champions of Jerusalem), in which they claimed responsibility for a string of terror attacks in Greater Cairo this week. _____________________________________ Translation Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis Media Department Declaration of our responsibility for the targeting of the…

Egypt

‘Egyptian Foreign Minister meets his Canadian counterpart to discuss bilateral relations,’ al-Mogaz (Egypt), 23 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The foreign ministers of Egypt and Canada met on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss regional issues in the Middle East of mutual interest, especially the crisis in Syria and Geneva II, as well as how to develop Egyptian-Canadian bilateral relations. – –…