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Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Egypt in the news on 15 April 2020

Topping coverage of Egypt in the foreign press this morning is wire pickups of yesterday’s shootout between police forces and suspected terrorists in Cairo’s Al Amiriya. Reuters, AFP, and the Associated Press all had the story.

Other stories to skim:

  • The National looks at how Cairenes are coping with the semi-lockdown, including through charitable acts.
  • Egypt reopened the Rafah Crossing border with the Gaza Strip after nearly three weeks to allow for the return of 2k Palestinians stranded from Egypt, according to The Associated Press.

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