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500kg world’s heaviest Egyptian woman sheds half her weight after miracle surgery in India

500kg world’s heaviest Egyptian woman sheds half her weight after miracle surgery in India

The ‘world’s heaviest woman’ Exactly two months before she was 500kg massive weight now has shed more than half of her body weight. Woman from Egyptian city of Alexandria Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty weighed 78.5 stone when she was first taken to India for treatment in February. However it has today been revealed that she […]

April 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai roadside bombings

10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai roadside bombings

10 Egyptian soldiers were killed in two roadside bombings as they clashed with Islamic State group jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula. The military said the clashes broke out when soldiers raided “an extremely dangerous” jihadist hideout. It said soldiers found a cache of explosives and bombs ready for use as well as grenades and ammunition. […]

March 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Death toll in migrant shipwreck off Egypt rises to 202

Death toll in migrant shipwreck off Egypt rises to 202

Sep 27, – The boat capsized off the Mediterranean coast on Sept. 21. Rescue workers and fishermen said they had rescued at least 169 people, but uncertainty remains over how many might still be missing. Thirty-three bodies were recovered on Tuesday as a wreck of boat that sank off Egypt last week with hundreds of […]

September 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Toll from Yemen rebel attack rises as 10 Saudi troops killed

Toll from Yemen rebel attack rises as 10 Saudi troops killed

Sep 05, – It was the first public acknowledgement by the Saudis that they have ground troops in Yemen, where they lead a coalition targeting Shiite rebels known as Houthis and their allies. Saudi Arabia’s military said Saturday that 10 of its troops were killed in a rebel missile strike a day earlier in Yemen, […]

September 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
At least 40 die in 2 days in Egypt over sweltering heatwave

At least 40 die in 2 days in Egypt over sweltering heatwave

Aug 11, – The Health Ministry says that 19 people died Monday when temperatures reached around 40 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) in the country’s north. The ministry says the heatwave killed 21 people Sunday. Egyptian health authorities say at least 40 people have died in the last two days amid a scorching heatwave hitting […]

August 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

Aug 29, – Benjamin Netanyahu stressed that it is still early to tell “if the new reality” would allow a political process to resume but said he is examining the possibility. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Hamas on Friday for extending fighting with Israel in the Gaza Strip, casting doubt on the future of the […]

August 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Aug 26, – Minutes before the Egyptian-brokered truce began at 1600 GMT (12.00 noon EDT), a rocket fired by Palestinian militants killed one person in an Israeli kibbutz, or collective farm, near the Gaza border, police said. A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into […]

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Egypt court cuts sentences on Islamist women

Egypt court cuts sentences on Islamist women

Dec 08, – The initial verdict handed down late last month caused an international and domestic outcry. “This is God-given,” Ola Alaa, an 18-year-old medical student who was initially sentenced to 11 years, told The Associated Press by telephone after reaching her home in the coastal city of Alexandria. “I think (the authorities) wanted to […]

December 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Oct 21, –  Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said in a statement on Monday that the attack on Sunday night was a “callous and criminal act.” He says such attacks will “not succeed in sowing divisions between the nation’s Muslims and Christians.” Egypt’s interim prime minister has condemned an attack outside a Cairo Coptic church that […]

October 21, 2013 | By | Reply More