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  • Experts have unearthed three tombs that date back 2,000 years at the site of an ancient city in the Nile Valley.

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  • German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle says an Arabic-language news and culture website it operates has been blocked in Egypt.

  • The government is facing questions over transparency after almost £2 million in aid and defence funding was given to security projects in Egypt, including support for policing, the criminal justice system and the treatment of juvenile detainees.

  • (CNN)The US military will take part in a biennial joint military exercise with Egypt called Bright Star 2017 -- marking the first time the United States has participated in the joint exercise since the toppling of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

  • The target of the Egyptian police, that day in November 2015, was the street vendors selling socks, $2 sunglasses and fake jewelry, who clustered under the arcades of the elegant century-old buildings of Heliopolis, a Cairo suburb.

  • Egypt plans to return to the international debt markets in January to raise as much as $4 billion to fund the budget deficit, a Finance Ministry official said.

  • CAIRO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank kept its key interest rates unchanged on Thursday at a meeting of its monetary policy committee, it said in a statement, after it had raised them by a total of 400 basis points in the previous two meetings.

  • The finds were uncovered in al-Kamin al-Sarwahi in Minya province, hidden down deep burial shafts.

  • Egypt's Ambassador in Burundi Abeer Bassioni delivered the second batch of medical aid to the Burundian side presented by the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD).