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Woman Is Killed as Egypt Police Halt Marchers Carrying Flowers to Tahrir Square – New York Times


New York Times

Woman Is Killed as Egypt Police Halt Marchers Carrying Flowers to Tahrir Square
New York Times
A woman was killed on Saturday in Cairo when the police fired shotgun pellets at a handful of socialist activists carrying flowers and marching to Tahrir Square to commemorate the hundreds of demonstrators killed there during the revolution that began
Protester killed in Egypt on eve of anniversary of 2011 uprisingReuters
Protester killed on eve of uprising anniversary amid reported clashes with Mashable
Woman allegedly shot dead near Tahrir SquareDaily News Egypt
Middle East Eye -Voice of America
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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 10:52 pm

Egypt Cancels January 25 Revolution Celebrations – Egyptian Streets


Egyptian Streets

Egypt Cancels January 25 Revolution Celebrations
Egyptian Streets
Egypt has postponed or cancelled celebrations marking the fourth anniversary of the January 25 revolution after President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi declared one week of national mourning following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. According to the …
Egypt's Al-Sisi mourns King AbdullahDaily News Egypt
Egypt's Sisi heads to Saudi Arabia to pay respects to new kingAhram Online
Investment Minister Mourns Death of Saudi KingAllAfrica.com
Egypt SIS (press release) -gulfnews.com -The Cairo Post
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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 9:30 pm

Handball: Egypt to face Germany in World Championship round of 16 – Ahram Online


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Handball: Egypt to face Germany in World Championship round of 16
Ahram Online
Iceland and Egypt finished level on five points but the former go through as the third-placed side in the group virtue of their better head-to-head record. Egypt had the better of the early exchanges but eased off after the first 10 minutes, with
Iceland Beats Egypt, on to 16-Team FinalsIcelandReview
Sigurdsson leads Iceland to victory over EgyptGulf Times

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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 6:12 pm

Egypt: Retrial ordered in mass death penalty case – BBC News


BBC News

Egypt: Retrial ordered in mass death penalty case
BBC News
A court in Egypt has ordered a retrial for 37 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death over an attack on a police station in 2013. They were among more than 500 backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death in a mass trial.
Egypt court orders retrial for 37 Brotherhood membersAl-Arabiya
Egyptian court orders retrial in mass death penalty casePress TV
Egypt court orders retrial of 152 Brotherhood membersAljazeera.com
Middle East Monitor -Xinhua
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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 2:48 pm

The secrets of ancient Egypt unravelled in Shrewsbury – shropshirestar.com


The secrets of ancient Egypt unravelled in Shrewsbury
shropshirestar.com
Packed with historical artefacts, the exhibition seeks to debunk some of the myths surrounding Egypt, using genuine items from ancient history and a series of interactive games for children – including a chance to dress up as an Egyptian. Items vary

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 9:47 am

Egypt’s Generation Lost – Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

Egypt's Generation Lost
Foreign Policy (blog)
CAIRO — Egypt has many dysfunctional institutions, but its educational system may be the worst of them all. An astonishing number of Egyptian 11- and 12-year-olds complete primary school still not knowing how to read or write. A recent survey
Egyptian court orders release of Mubarak's sonsReuters
Mubarak brothers released in EgyptAljazeera.com
Mubarak sons leave prison pending Egypt retrial: state mediaDaily Mail
Financial Times -CounterPunch -Daily News Egypt
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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 3:55 am

Mohamed Fahmy awaits word on Egyptian presidential pardon – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Mohamed Fahmy awaits word on Egyptian presidential pardon
CBC.ca
An appeal earlier this month has since led to a retrial being ordered. Egypt's president has also announced a new decree that gives him the power to deport foreigners convicted or accused of crimes — an avenue which would only apply to Fahmy and Greste.
Family of Egyptian-Canadian journalist jailed in Egypt hopeful of pardon680 News
Fahmy cautiously hopeful over pardon prospectMission City Record

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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 2:34 am

Archaeologists Want Egyptian Officials Charged for Damage to Tutankhamen’s … – New York Times


New York Times

Archaeologists Want Egyptian Officials Charged for Damage to Tutankhamen's
New York Times
Outraged over what appears to be serious damage to one of Egypt's ancient treasures — scratches and a layer of glue on the golden burial mask of Tutankhamen — a group of Egyptian archaeologists said on Friday that they planned to file charges against …
Egypt museum admits King Tut's beard broke off and was glued backReuters UK
Someone Accidentally Knocked The Beard Off King Tut's Mask, Then Did A Business Insider
King's gold mask alright as Egypt brushes off damage rumourDaily Times
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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 1:39 am

In Egypt, Sowing Seeds of Gender Equality – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)

In Egypt, Sowing Seeds of Gender Equality
New York Times (blog)
Egypt is ranked 110th out of 148 countries on the United Nations Development Programme's Gender Inequality Index. Patriarchal attitudes are deeply held. Egyptian women lag far behind men on educational attainment and labor force participation. Nearly

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 5:37 pm

Egyptian student killed in clashes as anniversary of uprising nears – Reuters


Press TV

Egyptian student killed in clashes as anniversary of uprising nears
Reuters
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) – An Egyptian student was killed on Friday during clashes between Muslim Brotherhood protesters and residents in the coastal city of Alexandria, as demonstrations gathered pace two days before the anniversary of the 2011 …
Young Egyptian woman shot dead in AlexandriaPress TV
Clashes in Alexandria leave minor killedDaily News Egypt
Girl killed in protest in Egypt's AlexandriaTurkish Press

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Posted on 23 January 2015 | 4:30 pm

Egypt – Yahoo News Search Results

Egypt court overturns 37 death sentences in criticized trial

CAIRO (AP) — Judicial officials in Egypt say an appeals court has ordered a retrial in an internationally criticized mass trial, overturning 37 death sentences.

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 11:51 am

Carrefour Franchisee to Pursue Egypt Growth as Retail Recovers

The owner of Carrefour SA’s (CA) franchise for the Middle East will pursue expansion in Egypt after business at a shopping mall in Cairo’s suburbs recovered from looting during the 2011 revolt that ended Hosni Mubarak ’s rule.

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 11:12 am

Egypt President Seeks End to Jazeera Reporters’ Detention

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi it’s very important for the world to understand that Egypt is “trying very hard after four years of turbulence to regain the rule of law and to uphold the independence of the judiciary.”

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 4:51 am

Meet the New Egypt, Same as Old Egypt, Four Years After Uprising

A group of people who call themselves anti-coup demonstrators stage a protest in the Helmeyat el Zeytun district of Cairo, Egypt, on Jan. 8, 2015. Close

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 1:34 pm

Mubarak sons leave prison pending Egypt retrial: state media

Two sons of Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak seen as symbols of his era's corruption were freed from prison on Friday pending a graft retrial, state media reported. Mubarak, who was unseated in Egypt's 2011 uprising, was convicted by a lower court on corruption charges with his two sons last year, with Alaa and Gamal receiving four-year sentences.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 1:00 pm

Egypt's president says Islam needs a reboot

Islam needs a reboot as Egypt and France battle the same enemy by waging war against Islamic extremism and terrorism, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday. It's a tolerant religion, he …

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 10:44 pm

Egypt's president says Egypt & France battle the same enemy

Egypt and France are battling the same enemy by waging war against Islamic extremism and terrorism, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday. The crowds who took to the streets of France in …

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 6:39 pm

Egypt's message on terror for the US

Egypt has called on Washington and Brussels to realize the threats coming from the region.

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 3:59 pm

Egypt seeks to build confidence with second Suez Canal

Can Egypt refloat economy with a new Suez Canal?

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 5:10 am

Egypt currency falls to historic low, could spur investment

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's currency fell for the fourth time in a week on Wednesday, hitting its lowest point ever against the dollar, in a development that could help boost foreign investment after four years of unrest.

Posted on 21 January 2015 | 4:46 pm

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Egyptian Christians wait for news of loved ones kidnapped by Isil

Mystery surrounds the fate of 14 Egyptian Christians kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Libya






Posted on 23 January 2015 | 5:27 pm

By Tutankhamen’s beard: worst ever botched restorations

Cairo museum’s use of Epoxy glue to reattach Tutankhamen’s beard – and a spatula to try to hide the damage – has been widely condemned. But it’s far from the worst restoration of a cultural treasure …






Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:03 pm

The disastrous triumph of the Arab Spring

Four years after the first street protests, the shock waves are still being felt across the Middle East, writes Richard Spencer






Posted on 23 January 2015 | 6:40 am

Egyptian police ‘using rape as a weapon’ against activists

Four years after its revolution, Egyptian activists warn that the number of deaths and rapes in police custody is rising fast






Posted on 22 January 2015 | 8:00 am

King Tut’s beard ‘hastily glued back on with epoxy’

Curators fear irreversible damage done to burial mask of Tutankhamen, ancient Egyptian boy king






Posted on 22 January 2015 | 2:22 am

Archaeologists and experts say two mummies in the Vatican Museum are fakes

The two mini mummies were long believed to be of a child, animal or possibly a falcon but can now be revealed as forgeries






Posted on 21 January 2015 | 7:58 pm

Jailed Egyptian activist on hunger strike hospitalised

Alaa Abdel-Fattah, an influential Egyptian blogger, transferred to hospital after 78 days on hunger strike in prison






Posted on 20 January 2015 | 1:44 pm

Egypt to ‘rebuild pyramids’ as Sisi plots economic revival

After four years of turmoil Egypt is planning a construction and investment programme of pharaonic proportions in bid to cut deficit and boost jobs






Posted on 20 January 2015 | 11:16 am

Egypt’s shame

Telegraph View: The farcical trial and conviction of three journalists is a black stain on Egypt’s reputation. At their retrial, the case must be immediately dismissed






Posted on 20 January 2015 | 6:30 am

Last charges against Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak overturned

Retrial ordered over allegations of misuse of funds, paving way for his possible release






Posted on 13 January 2015 | 12:50 pm