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Meetings have begun in Cairo to seek an agreement to unify the Libyan military for the first time since the collapse of Gaddafi.
There are approximately 120,000 Syrian refugees in Egypt, making it the ninth highest host country for those fleeing the conflict
Egypt's parliament is pushing through a law to exempt higher education and scientific research from taxes and custom fees
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail’s decision to legalise 53 churches did little to impress Egypt’s Christian minority.
The Al Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism looks to predict ISIS' potential next venture after its defeats in Iraq & Syria