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Trial of Dublin teen in Egypt delayed until April – RTE.ie


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Trial of Dublin teen in Egypt delayed until April
RTE.ie
The family of Ibrahim Halawa has confirmed that his trial in Cairo, which was scheduled for today has been put back until 26 April. The Dublin teenager has been detained in Egypt for over 18 months. Amnesty International has designated him a "Prisoner
Ibrahim Halawa: Irish teenager jailed in Egypt tells family 'get me out or I Irish Mirror
Egypt postpones Dublin teenager's trial for fifth timeKildare Nationalist

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 6:10 pm

Egypt imposes new restrictions on tourist visas – Al-Monitor


Egypt imposes new restrictions on tourist visas
Al-Monitor
Egypt needs to "revitalize its tourism sector," said Amr Sedky, deputy chairman of the tourism chamber's board of directors. The sector was disrupted following the "January 25 Revolution of 2011, the subsequent strikes that plagued the country and

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 5:38 pm

At Egypt Summit, UN’s Ban, Arab League Secretary-General discuss … – UN News Centre


UN News Centre

At Egypt Summit, UN's Ban, Arab League Secretary-General discuss
UN News Centre
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) and Nabil el-Araby, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States at the 26th Summit of the League of Arab States in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. March 2015 UN Photo/Evan Schneider …
Joining Proposed Unified Arab Force Is "Optional" – Al Secretary GeneralAllAfrica.com

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 4:05 pm

Egypt Prosecutor Names Brotherhood Leaders as Terrorists – ABC News


Reuters

Egypt Prosecutor Names Brotherhood Leaders as Terrorists
ABC News
Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including the group's leader and his deputy, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year. In a statement, chief prosecutor Hisham Barakat
Egypt lists top Brotherhood leader, 17 others as terrorists: state mediaReuters
Muslim Brotherhood leaders are terrorists, says Egypt's chief prosecutorSydney Morning Herald
Egypt lists Brotherhood figures as terroristsPress TV

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 2:28 pm

Aabar, Arabtec Consider More Investments in Egypt – Wall Street Journal


Aabar, Arabtec Consider More Investments in Egypt
Wall Street Journal
He cites the country's large population—with close to 90 million souls Egypt is the Arab world's most-populous nation—and the rising need for infrastructure and housing as reasons for his optimism. Aabar last year bought a stake in Cairo-based real

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 1:55 pm

Egypt jails two over Israel espionage charges – Ynetnews


Ynetnews

Egypt jails two over Israel espionage charges
Ynetnews
Giza court sentences man and woman to lengthy prison terms for passing 'strategic information' to Israeli intelligence officials. AFP. Published: 03.28.15, 21:50 / Israel News. A court in Egypt has sentenced a man and woman to lengthy jail terms and
Egypt jails two on Israel spy charges: judicial officialAl-Arabiya
Egypt jails 2 Egyptians, 2 Israelis for spyingwww.worldbulletin.net
Egypt: 25 year jail terms for suspected spiesStarAfrica.com

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Posted on 28 March 2015 | 6:51 pm

Egypt’s president backs united Arab force to tackle regional security threats – The Guardian


The Guardian

Egypt's president backs united Arab force to tackle regional security threats
The Guardian
The Egyptian president said the Arab world was facing unprecedented threats and, without mentioning it by name, accused Shia, non-Arab Iran of meddling in Arab affairs. He also blamed Shia rebels for creating chaos in the country, calling them “stooges
How Yemen was once Egypt's VietnamWashington Post (blog)
Egypt eyes halting Iran expansion through Yemen war: analystsAl-Arabiya
Egypt Ready to Send Ground Troops to YemenNewsweek
Daily News Egypt -Voice of America -Jerusalem Post Israel News
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Posted on 28 March 2015 | 11:58 am

Egypt signs Nile dam deal with Ethiopia after years of dispute. What changed? – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

Egypt signs Nile dam deal with Ethiopia after years of dispute. What changed?
Christian Science Monitor
For years Egypt had stood in the way of the effort, terrified it could reduce the annual Nile floods that the country's farms and cities rely upon, and treating upstream dam building as a national security threat. The old stance was hardly surprising
Irrigation minister says 'Egypt has entered water poverty era'Al-Arabiya
Egypt in "Era of Water Poverty"CairoScene
'Egypt has entered water poverty era': Irrigation MinisterAhram Online

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:04 pm

Egypt joins Saudi coalition against Yemen – CNN International


Egypt joins Saudi coalition against Yemen
CNN International
Just Watched. Egypt joins Saudi coalition against Yemen. replay. More Videos … Egypt has announced it's support of the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthis in Yemen. CNN's Ian Lee reports.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:10 pm

Egyptian faces death penalty for crimes he did not commit, lawyers say – The Guardian


The Guardian

Egyptian faces death penalty for crimes he did not commit, lawyers say
The Guardian
Egypt's military judicial authority repeatedly said no one was available to respond to the claims, while a spokesman for the defence ministry declined to comment. Egypt's main mouthpiece, the State Information Service, said it was not authorised to

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 11:15 am

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Egypt lists top Brotherhood leader, 17 others as terrorists – state media

Egypt's public prosecutor has listed the Muslim Brotherhood's leader and 17 other top members of the group as terrorists, state media said on Sunday, part of a sustained crackdown by the authorities on Islamists.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 6:44 pm

Egypt prosecutor names Brotherhood leaders as terrorists

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including the group's leader and his deputy, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 3:27 pm

Arab leaders meet amid Saudi-led Yemen offensive

Arab leaders met in Egypt Saturday for a summit overshadowed by the Saudi-led offensive against Yemeni rebels to discuss a joint-Arab military force to confront "terrorist groups". Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi hailed the intervention aimed at bringing him back to power, calling it a "practical application" of the kind of joint military action touted by Egypt's leader. President Abdel …

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 7:12 pm

Egypt jails 2 on Israel spy charges

A court in Egypt has sentenced a man and woman to lengthy jail terms and slapped them with large fines after convicting them of spying for Israel, a judicial official said Saturday. The man, Ramzy al-Shebini, was sentenced to life, and the woman, Sahar Salama, to 15 years. In Egypt, a life term generally means 25 years.

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 6:16 pm

Egypt signs Nile dam deal with Ethiopia after years of dispute. What changed? (+video)

Despite fears of disruption to the Nile’s flow, Egypt agreed to continue negotiations on Ethiopia’s $4.8 billion Grand Renaissance dam.

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 12:30 pm

Egypt welcomes formation of joint Arab military force

Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), March 28 (IANS) Egypt welcomes the formation of an Arab united military force to protect Arab national security, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told an Arab League summit on Saturday.

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 11:06 am

WorldViews: How Yemen was once Egypt’s Vietnam

Egypt says it's willing to send in armed forces to Yemen. Given its history, it should probably think again.

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 9:00 am

Egypt signs Nile dam deal with Ethiopia after years of dispute. What changed?

A new agreement between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on a controversial Ethiopian hydroelectric dam is a diplomatic breakthrough that supporters say could fuel economic development in the Nile basin. Ethiopia says the dam will ultimately provide 6,000 megawatts of power in a country where it's desperately needed. For years Egypt had stood in the way of the effort, terrified it could reduce the …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:01 pm

Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots, whether against Islamic militants or spreading Iranian power.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:26 am

Egypt signs up to Ethiopian Nile dam, citing trust

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan Monday agreed a preliminary deal on a controversial dam project that Cairo feared would reduce its share of vital waters from the Nile. The leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan all gathered in Khartoum to sign the agreement of principles on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project.

Posted on 23 March 2015 | 10:09 pm

Egypt news

UK ‘will support Saudi-led assault on Yemeni rebels – but not engaging in combat’

British-built aircraft are being used in the campaign already, Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, confirms to the Telegraph







Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:41 pm

Alps crash: The pilots who immolated themselves and their passengers

“Pilot suicide” is believed to explain five crashes in the last 20 years, including Germanwings Flight 9525







Posted on 26 March 2015 | 5:26 pm

Confusion mounts over Egypt visa rules

Travellers urge clarification over new visa rules after authorities give out conflicting messages regarding Sharm el-Sheikh







Posted on 25 March 2015 | 3:48 pm

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign ‘historic’ deal for Nile dam construction

Egypt signs deal agreeing to construction of dam in Ethiopia despite fears it could hamper flow of Nile, insisting that the countries have “chosen to trust” one another






Posted on 23 March 2015 | 5:32 pm

Egypt scraps visas on arrival for British travellers

Those travelling independently to Egypt will soon be expected to apply for a visa in advance and negotiate embassy bureaucracy






Posted on 18 March 2015 | 3:00 pm

Egypt condemns to death Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie and 13 others

Mohammed Badie, the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood among 14 condemned to death for planning attacks against the state






Posted on 16 March 2015 | 9:29 pm

Egypt unveils plan to build brand new capital in the desert

Egypt unveils ambitious plan to build entirely new capital city east of Cairo, stretching over an area the same size as Singapore and costing around $54bn






Posted on 14 March 2015 | 7:13 pm

Fresh bomb blasts rock Egypt’s Sinai

Dozens injured in two bombings in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, one of them a suicide attack on a police base






Posted on 10 March 2015 | 12:46 pm

Vodafone and KFC on Egyptian Islamist’s new hit list – inspired by American Muslim convert

Shahid King Bolsen – born Shannon Morris – served time in Dubai for killing a German businessman, and hiding his body in a suitcase. Now he inspires young radicalised Egyptians with online calls for action, writes Louisa Loveluck






Posted on 9 March 2015 | 8:00 am

First execution of supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi

Mahmoud Ramadan accused of throwing young man from top of Alexandria building in violence caught on video






Posted on 7 March 2015 | 8:17 pm