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Wednesday, 10 October 2018

More Egypt in the News on 10 October 2018

Other headlines worth noting in brief:

  • The 4000-year old tomb of Ancient Egyptian priest Kaires, was found in the Abusir necropolis, says Fox News.
  • Egypt is looking at a bright future thanks to a handful of promising projects across various sectors, a bullish economic reform program and newly discovered natural gas fields, Linda S. Heard writes for Gulf News.
  • US presidents visited Egypt a total of 16 times, making Omm El Donia the African country most frequently visited by US presidents, according to Quartz Africa.
  • Egyptian security forces killed 10 militants in a shootout at a deserted farm in Arish, according to the Associated Press.
  • Egyptian investigators headed to Libya on Monday to gather intel on captured militant Hisham El Ashmawy, who is being interrogated by Libyan forces, the Associated Press reports.
  • A South Korean snorkeler was found dead off the coast of Dahab, Yonhap News Agency reports.
  • The family of jailed UK tourist Laura Plummer is petitioning for her release after serving one third of her three-year prison sentence, according to The Sun. A court had rejected her appeal last month.

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