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Egypt signs $4.4bn railway contract

Egypt has signed a $4.45 billion contract for development of a high-speed electric rail line that will link the Red Sea and Mediterranean coasts and be built with a consortium led by Siemens, a cabinet statement said on Wednesday. The…

Egypt closes Rafah border

Rafah is the sole crossing between Egypt and Gaza, where an Israeli-led blockade has placed severe restrictions on the movement of goods and people for years. Egypt closed the Rafah crossing on its border with the Gaza Strip…