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Palestine's Habayeb wins 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

The American University in Cairo Press (AUC Press) announced on Monday that Palestinian writer Huzama Habayeb won the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature.

146 Palestinians wounded in clashes over Jerusalem

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

146 Palestinians were wounded in clashes with Israeli occupation forces, which erupted in protest at Trump’s decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

UN warns tough N. Korea sanctions risk hurting millions

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

The UN human rights chief said Monday North Korea's leadership has cracked down on human rights by further restricting movements.

3 killed, 1 wounded in different accidents in Beni Suef, Minya

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

Three people were killed Monday, including a Chinese, and one was wounded in various accidents in Beni Suef and Minya governorates.

Europe rejects Trump's Jerusalem move

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

European foreign ministers have strongly rejected calls by Netanyahu, for them to follow Donald Trump’s example and recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witness

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

A Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, a fellow journalist was quoted by Fox News as saying.

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa condemns Manhattan terror blast

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa Fatwa observatory on Monday condemned a terror blast in Manhattan of New York, that left several people wounded.

Abul-Gheit asserts Arab League support for Palestinian cause

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit on Monday met in Cairo with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.