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Sunday, 4 March 2018

Other international coverage

A new analysis of two 5,000-year old Egyptian mummies shows the pair had some of the world’s oldest tattoos, according to National Geographic.

Also worth noting in brief:

  • Egypt’s natural gas sector “is on a roll,” according to Arab News, which says that Zohr has been “a game changer” for the country.
  • Two prominent human rights lawyers in Egypt are facing misconduct allegations as part of the global #MeToo campaign, The Associated Press reports.
  • Egyptian MPs are urging the House of Representatives to recognize the Armenian Genocide, Public Radio of Armenia reports.
  • “The fact that few seem to care about the outcome” of the presidential elections reflects the transformation in the region after the Arab Spring, Yaroslav Trofimov writes for The WSJ.
  • A recent study by Truecaller has found that Egypt ranks among the top 20 countries plagued by unwanted spam calls, according to Naija247 News.
  • Mohamed Salah is getting a lot of ink in the foreign press for reaching out to a young cancer patient. The Daily Record, Liverpool Echo, and Arab News have the story.

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