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Egypt demands Italy hands over ex-diplomats who smuggled antiquities

CAIRO: Egyptian Interpol has asked the Italian government to hand over former members of its  embassy in Cairo after they were convicted of smuggling Egyptian artifacts. Interpol demanded the extradition of Ladislav Otakar Skakal, former honorary consul in Luxor, who...

Egypt ministry halves workforce to curb virus surge

CAIRO: Egypt’s local development ministry has cut staffing levels by half amid a surge in  coronavirus infections in the country. Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawi announced the move on Friday, saying that female employees caring for children under 12 as...


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