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Could Egypt’s empty animal mummies reveal an ancient scam? – CNN International


CNN International

Could Egypt's empty animal mummies reveal an ancient scam?
CNN International
(CNN) Tens of centuries ago, animals were increasingly seen as sacred representation of gods in ancient Egypt. Pilgrims would often pay for the mummification of an animal, in return for divine favor or revelation. And so a lucrative industry began

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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 11:13 am

Egypt Court Bans Pornography – Egyptian Streets


Egyptian Streets

Egypt Court Bans Pornography
Egyptian Streets
The case had arose after Egypt's former Prosecutor General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud submitted an official decree ordering Egypt's Ministry of Telecommunications and Ministry of Interior to ban pornographic websites based on a 2009 case. The 2009 case …
Egypt's top court bans porn sites, demands enforcementRT
Egypt Court Orders Censorship of Pornographic WebsitesStepFeed
Court orders Egypt govt to block internet pornJournal of Turkish Weekly
Al-Bawaba
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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 9:38 am

Visting Georgetown Professor Among Those Egypt Sentences To Death – NPR


Visting Georgetown Professor Among Those Egypt Sentences To Death
NPR
Renee Montagne talks to Emad Shahin, one of more than 100 Egyptians who received a death sentence, along with ex-President Morsi, for alleged roles in events surrounding Hosni Mubarak's overthrow.

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 9:30 am

Eemar Misr IPO seen as sign of Egyptian resurgence – Financial Times


Eemar Misr IPO seen as sign of Egyptian resurgence
Financial Times
Egyptian equities have been crippled by the political turmoil and economic uncertainty that followed the 2011 revolution, but since last year there have been several initial public offerings that investors hope will signal the beginnings of a turnround.
MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets edge up as oil rises; Egypt resumes rallyReuters
MidEast Shares Rise, Boosted by Higher Crude Prices; Egypt Still Gaining on Nasdaq
Gulf markets edge up as oil prices rise; Egypt resumes rallyGulf Times

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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 4:43 am

Audio leaks ‘show UAE and Egypt shipped arms to Haftar’ – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Audio leaks 'show UAE and Egypt shipped arms to Haftar'
Aljazeera.com
More recorded telephone calls said to be from the Egypt president's office have been leaked which appear to show cooperation between Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to transfer weaponry to Libya. The recordings, which were aired by a pro-Muslim …
New leak alleges plan for Egypt and UAE to arm Libya campaignMiddle East Eye
Fresh audio leaks reveal UAE, Egypt arms trade in LibyaMiddle East Monitor

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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 12:59 am

Egypt: Terror in the Name of State Security – Huffington Post


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Egypt: Terror in the Name of State Security
Huffington Post
As stunning and outrageous as the recent mass trial and death sentences handed down for Muhammad Morsi — Egypt's first democratically elected president — and dozens of leading members of his outlawed Freedom and Justice Party are, they come as no …
Egypt's Copts praise Sisi but await more tangible supportReuters
Georgetown University Professor Sentenced to Death in EgyptGeorgetowner
Egypt's Religious Freedom FarceThe National Interest Online
Middle East Monitor
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Posted on 21 May 2015 | 9:48 pm

Under Egypt’s Sissi, crackdown on human rights groups expands – Washington Post


Under Egypt's Sissi, crackdown on human rights groups expands
Washington Post
CAIRO — A year ago, Mohamed Zarea ran a successful nonprofit group in a sprawling office in central Cairo, with 50 employees providing legal and medical aid to Egyptian prisoners. Now, Zarea and just three remaining staff members operate out of a

Posted on 21 May 2015 | 8:37 pm

My treatment by Egypt’s legal system has been a travesty of justice – The Guardian


The Guardian

My treatment by Egypt's legal system has been a travesty of justice
The Guardian
We went through a trial universally condemned as a travesty, convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison – with an extra three years for my colleague Mohamed Baher for possessing a single souvenir bullet casing. Even Egypt's appeals court
Freed Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste still in danger of ABC Online
Peter Greste still faces terrorism conviction in EgyptBrisbane Times
Greste offers to testify to Egypt court via videoMuMbrella
9news.com.au -The Age
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Posted on 21 May 2015 | 6:00 pm

ISIS affiliate in Egypt vows to attack judges over executions – Fox News


Telegraph.co.uk

ISIS affiliate in Egypt vows to attack judges over executions
Fox News
CAIRO – The leader of an Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has vowed to kill judges and security forces in retaliation for the execution of six suspected militants earlier this week. Abu Osama el-Masri, the leader of the group calling itself the Sinai
Egypt's new justice minister called for hardline ShariaTelegraph.co.uk
Egypt's judges new frontline in battle against militancyYnetnews
Egypt's militants vow to attack judgesAhram Online
Arab News -JURIST -Daily Sabah
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Posted on 21 May 2015 | 2:07 pm

Sentenced to Death in Egypt – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

Sentenced to Death in Egypt
The Atlantic
On January 3, 2014, Egyptian security forces surrounded my house in Cairo at dawn, performing military drills and making noises that shook the building. I vividly remember my wife's screams as her face turned purple: “They are here! They are here! They
Is the Egyptian state using sexual torture against women?The Guardian
Egypt Arrests 600 Terrorists in AprilWashington Free Beacon
Egypt's Stock Market Soars After Halt of Capital Gains TaxNew York Times
Sydney Morning Herald -The Independent
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Posted on 19 May 2015 | 3:01 pm

Egypt – Bing News

Egypt’s market gains $3 bn in one week, EGX30 jumps 8.3% as govt suspends capital gains tax

When Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi dispatched fighter jets this year against Islamic State targets in Libya… Across the Middle East and elsewhere, some conservative Muslim women only look out at the world around them from behind… “An Ultras …

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 5:34 am

Egypt to launch up to $3bn LNG purchase tender

Egypt is set to launch what will be a highly sought after tender in early June to buy up to $3 billion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) over 2016 and 2017, senior state officials and trade sources said. Egypt has emerged as a major new market for LNG as it …

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 5:27 am

Islamic State targets Egypt judges

The leader of Sinai Province, a militant group in Egypt with links to Islamic State, called on followers to attack judges in an audio statement posted on a prominent jihadi website. A spate of attacks targeting judges suggests they are the latest targets …

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 5:15 am

Egypt to Host World Economic Forum on MENA in 2016

The 2016 World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa region will be held in Egypt next May, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday addressing the 2015 World Economic Forum on the MENA region. The summit is held in Jordan from Thursday …

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 5:09 am

Amid sweeping crackdown, Egypt’s president says ‘justice’ is key to curbing extremism

SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has led a massive crackdown on Islamists, says the fight against extremism in the region must go hand-in-hand with pursuing greater “freedom, equality and justice.” El-Sissi spoke …

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 4:57 am

500 gather in front of Egypt’s KL Embassy

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22, 2015: More than 500 people from various political parties and non-governmental organisations (NGO) demonstrated in front of the Egyptian Embassy here today to protest against the death penalty for Egypt’s ousted president Dr Mohamed …

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 4:51 am

Could Egypt’s empty animal mummies reveal an ancient scam?

(CNN)Tens of centuries ago, animals were increasingly seen as sacred representation of gods in ancient Egypt. Pilgrims would often pay for the mummification of an animal, in return for divine favor or revelation. And so a lucrative industry began (made up …

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 3:48 am

Audio leaks ‘show UAE and Egypt shipped arms to Haftar’

The recordings relate to a period while Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was head of the military and just before he became president [Getty Images] More recorded telephone calls said to be from the Egypt president’s office have been leaked which appear to show …

Posted on 21 May 2015 | 6:42 pm

Despite support from their president, Egypt’s Christians are attacked by their neighbors

Cairo, Egypt, May 21, 2015 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Egypt’s Christians continue to face worrisome persecution, despite the words and actions of its president to show goodwill to the community, an expert in religious freedom testified to the US …

Posted on 21 May 2015 | 4:29 pm

Egypt’s Religious Freedom Farce

Sisi sounds the right notes on pluralism, but penalties for “insulting” a faith are enforced only for the majority creed. Egypt takes religion seriously. By law, Egyptians are only allowed to practice one of the three recognized monotheistic religions …

Posted on 21 May 2015 | 2:05 pm



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