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Egypt – Google News

Special Report: In Egypt, jailed Islamists ‘dying of neglect’ – Reuters Canada


Special Report: In Egypt, jailed Islamists 'dying of neglect'
Reuters Canada
DAMIETTA, Egypt (Reuters) – Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker Mohammad al-Falahgi was arrested on terror charges in 2013 and held in prison, but never convicted. Earlier this year, after pleading for medical help, he died "handcuffed to the hospital bed," …

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Posted on 3 September 2015 | 10:10 am

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, Egypt rise alongside global markets as oil steadies – Reuters


Business Recorder

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, Egypt rise alongside global markets as oil steadies
Reuters
Egypt's main stock index climbed 1.2 percent after the country's own purchasing managers' survey showed activity grew in August at the fastest pace of 2015 on the back of solid growth in output. "This … could be the first sign that the (Egyptian
MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi sinks after oil's plunge, Egypt also softYahoo! Maktoob News

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Posted on 3 September 2015 | 8:52 am

Yuan Effect Chokes Egypt as Trades Signal Pound Peg Is Too High – Bloomberg


Yuan Effect Chokes Egypt as Trades Signal Pound Peg Is Too High
Bloomberg
Traders are convinced Egypt won't resist the pressure to weaken the pound for long. The black market for dollars on Cairo's streets has re-emerged for the first time since April, signaling investors and businesses are betting the pound's official rate

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Posted on 3 September 2015 | 8:06 am

Militant cells are carrying out more brazen attacks across Egypt – Washington Post


Daily News Egypt

Militant cells are carrying out more brazen attacks across Egypt
Washington Post
CAIRO — A recent string of militant attacks on high-profile targets across Egypt has underscored a growing threat: the fragmented jihadist groups now competing for influence over this country's Islamist insurgency. Since June, Egyptian insurgents have
The Egyptian LieDaily News Egypt

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Posted on 3 September 2015 | 5:04 am

Israeli Officials Concerned About Gas Discovery in Egypt – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Israeli Officials Concerned About Gas Discovery in Egypt
Wall Street Journal
That means Israel will have to look elsewhere for potential export markets, amid concerns that competition from Egypt could lower prices and profitability and damp incentive for the main developers of Leviathan, Texas-based Noble Energy and the Israeli …
Good News for Egypt's Gas Sector Could Be Bad News for IsraelForeign Policy (blog)
Gas Discovery in Egypt Concerns IsraelNasdaq
Egypt Wants Eni Find for Itself, Stiffening Mideast Gas RaceBloomberg
Ynetnews -Yahoo News -Washington Examiner
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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 11:31 pm

Egypt earmarks $68 million to promote tourism – Al-Monitor


Al-Monitor

Egypt earmarks $68 million to promote tourism
Al-Monitor
CAIRO — Tourism is beginning to pick up in Egypt. To encourage greater and faster growth, the country is awarding a $68 million, three-year contract to New York advertising agency J. Walter Thompson Co. (JWT) to run a public relations campaign in 27 …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 8:11 pm

Egypt to flood border with Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels – Press TV


Press TV

Egypt to flood border with Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels
Press TV
Egypt plans to deluge the area along the border with the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip with water in an attempt to destroy the underground tunnels between the country and the Palestinian territory. “The Egyptian army has begun to build huge pipelines
Egyptian fish farms designed to flood Hamas tunnelsSaskatoon StarPhoenix
Egypt starts dig on Gaza border to stop smuggling tunnelsU.S. News & World Report
Egypt aims to fill Gaza border area with water to stop militant activityToronto Star
International Business Times
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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 3:25 pm

Egypt’s muffling of news media is an outrage – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Egypt's muffling of news media is an outrage
Los Angeles Times
In sentencing three Al Jazeera television journalists to three years in prison for crimes that look suspiciously like committing journalism, an Egyptian court has ruled in direct contradiction to international human rights and press freedoms. That an
Fahmy firmly trapped in Egypt's tangled politicsThe Globe and Mail
Former Canadian Ambassador to Egypt says potential Fahmy release will take timeCKNW News Talk 980
UN Rapporteur Raps Egypt Over Al Jazeera English CaseABC News

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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 12:04 pm

Ambassador, Fahmy’s lawyer have ‘positive’ meeting with Egypt officials – The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Ambassador, Fahmy's lawyer have 'positive' meeting with Egypt officials
The Globe and Mail
The day after Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy was sentenced to three years in prison, his lawyer and Canada's ambassador in Cairo met with senior Egyptian cabinet members in an effort to secure his freedom, according to one of Mr. Fahmy's brothers.
Egypt Defends Ruling Against Two Al Jazeera JournalistsNew York Times
Mulcair raises Mohamed Fahmy's case with Egyptian ambassadorCTV News
Egypt Rejects Criticism of Journalists' Jail SentencesWall Street Journal
Quartz -The Guardian -New York Daily News
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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 12:45 am

Massive Gas Find Promises to Ease Egypt’s Fuel Crisis – ABC News


CNBC

Massive Gas Find Promises to Ease Egypt's Fuel Crisis
ABC News
The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt's coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and won't bring Gulf-style riches to the Arab world's most populous country
A gigantic natural gas discovery in Egypt means Israel has to find another Quartz
Israel Gas Shares Sink Most This Year as Egypt Find Dims OutlookBloomberg
Eni 'supergiant' gas field discovery a gamechanger: CEOCNBC
Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:45 pm

Egypt – Bing News

Special Report: In Egypt, jailed Islamists ‘dying of neglect’

DAMIETTA, Egypt (Reuters) – Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker Mohammad al-Falahgi was arrested on terror charges in 2013 and held in prison, but never convicted. Earlier this year, after pleading for medical help, he died “handcuffed to the hospital bed …

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 3:27 am

Gas Exports From Iran, Egypt Seen Threatening U.S. Ambitions

A potential boost in natural gas supply from Iran and Egypt may exacerbate a worldwide glut, reshape the global market and threaten U.S. export ambitions, according to Citigroup Inc. Projects from North America to East Africa and Australia may be impacted …

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 3:22 am

Egypt army to flood Gaza tunnels with water

Egypt’s military will flood the area along the border with Gaza with water, in a new bid to destroy underground tunnels between Sinai and the Palestinian territory, a Palestinian security source said, Anadolu Agency reported. “The Egyptian army has …

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 3:19 am

Egypt jumps three positions in FIFA monthly ranking

Egypt has climbed three places in the FIFA global football rankings for September, up to 49th after placing 52nd last month. The Pharaohs are preparing for the Chad match in the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, scheduled to kick off Sunday in N …

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 3:17 am

Egypt wants singers to ‘cover up’ on stage!

The controversial decision by the Musicians Syndicate, headed by singer Hany Shaker, to require female singers to wear “decent, unrevealing clothes during their performances,” has garnered mixed reactions from the music world. Some commentators have …

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 2:25 am

Israeli Officials Concerned About Gas Discovery in Egypt

Israeli officials expressed concern that the discovery of an extensive gas field off the coast of Egypt could upend Israeli development of its energy resources. The Italian energy company Eni E 0.92 % SpA on Sunday announced the discovery of the largest …

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 1:38 am

Survey: Egypt business activity expands in August at sharpest rate of 2015

Business activity in Egypt’s private sector excluding oil grew in August at the fastest pace of 2015 on the back of solid growth in output, though employment fell for the eighth time in nine months, a survey showed on Thursday. The Emirates NBD Egypt …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 11:56 pm

India-Egypt Relationship: Looking For A New Momentum – Analysis

India and Egypt share civilizational ties with a long history of people-to-people contacts. Egypt under President Gamal Abdel Nasser and India under the leadership of its first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru were the torchbearers of the Non-Aligned …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 10:19 pm

Egypt says Zohr gas find will not undermine talks on imports from Israel

Italian energy company Eni announced on Sunday that it had found an estimated 30 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas in the Zohr field, making it the biggest discovery in the Mediterranean and the world’s 20th largest. The find raised concerns in Israel’s gas …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 2:53 pm

Egypt’s muffling of news media is an outrage

In sentencing three Al Jazeera television journalists to three years in prison for crimes that look suspiciously like committing journalism, an Egyptian court has ruled in direct contradiction to international human rights and press freedoms. That an …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 6:57 am



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