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Latest news on Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt. Get breaking news and updates on Egypt’s politics, economy, international relations, and more.
Located in the corner of north-east Africa, Egypt is a historic country which can trace back its lineage to the Pharaohs, Greeks, Romans, and more. During the 20th Century, Egypt changed through numerous types of governments: gaining independence in 1922; overthrowing the Muhammad Ali Monarchy in the 1952 Revolution; before transitioning through several different republics before becoming the Arab Republic of Egypt it is today. In more recent times, Egypt has been rocked by political turmoil following the Arab Spring, including the 2013 Egyptian coup d'état and the el-Sisi Presidency.
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