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Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Other international headlines worth noting in brief:

Other international headlines worth noting in brief include:

  • Cairo is sending officials to Gaza to push the “faltering reconciliation agreement” between Hamas and Fatah, the Times of Israel reports.
  • The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged authorities to “immediately release” three local journalists, while Reporters Without Borders launched a social media campaign for imprisoned photojournalist Shawkan.
  • Egyptian potatoes continue to be in high demand in Germany, Fresh Plaza reports. Meanwhile in China, Egyptian oranges are plugging the market demand for imported fresh fruits.
  • Egypt has been growing quinoa in “highly saline and arid conditions” since 2007 as part of a food security program led by the Dubai-based International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, according to ReliefWeb.
  • Archaeologists discovered a 2,200-year-old Greco-Roman temple in Egypt’s Western Desert, fueling hopes of understanding life in the Siwa Oasis as far back as 10,000 BC, RT reports.

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