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Turkey-Egypt row escalates as Anadolu Agency staff detained in Cairo

Turkey-Egypt row escalates as Anadolu Agency staff detained in Cairo

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/egypt-turkish-tensions-cairo-detain-turkish-state-news-staff.html) reduced by 86%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Four staff members of the Turkish state news wire, Anadolu Agency, were detained in Cairo and are being held in an undisclosed location in the latest escalation between the Turkish and Egyptian administrations.

    > The ministry's spokesperson, Ahmed Hafez, said the news agency spreads "False and fabricated information" in Egypt to "Distort the country's image" domestically and abroad. During a televised interview Wednesday evening, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu denounced the detentions of three Egyptian staffers and one Turkish citizen.

    > The Associated Press reports Egyptian security forces shut down security cameras and internet access in the Anadolu Cairo office before conducting an overnight search of the premises.

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