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Egypt in classism row over prosecutors sacked because parents had no degrees – The Guardian


The Guardian

Egypt in classism row over prosecutors sacked because parents had no degrees
The Guardian
The sacked prosecutors – mostly law graduates who left university last summer – accuse the judiciary of classism, and of infringing both Egypt's constitution, which bans discrimination, as well as international labour laws. A year on, after failing to
Egypt will fix the economy but don't expect miracles: PMReuters
NGOs lose ground in Sisi's EgyptOpen Democracy
Political Quiet in Egypt Spurs Moody's Outlook UpgradeInternational Business Times UK
Khaleej Times -Reuters UK -www.worldbulletin.net
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:44 pm

Egypt’s military court sentences seven people to death for terrorism World … – ITAR-TASS


The Daily Star

Egypt's military court sentences seven people to death for terrorism World
ITAR-TASS
All those sentenced were members of notorious Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis group, which was active on the Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and listed by the United States as a terrorist group. Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis militants carried out attacks on Egyptian military
Egypt military court sentences 7 to deathThe Daily Star
Egypt military court sentences 7 to death on charges related to terrorismAhram Online
Egypt court upholds death penalty for militantsgulfnews.com
Arutz Sheva
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:32 pm

Egypt ‘sets appeal date’ for jailed al-Jazeera journalists – BBC News


BBC News

Egypt 'sets appeal date' for jailed al-Jazeera journalists
BBC News
A court in Egypt has set the appeals hearing of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists for 1 January, says the family of one of them. Mohamed Fahmy's family said Cairo's Court of Cassation will hear the case. The three journalists of the Qatar-based
Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalistsReuters
Egypt sets appeal date for Al Jazeera staffAljazeera.com
Egypt sets date for Mohammed Fahmy appeal hearingCTV News
Huffington Post -ABC News -News24
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:48 pm

Confirmed: Israel to Supply Gas to Egypt in $4 Billion Deal – Arutz Sheva


Arutz Sheva

Confirmed: Israel to Supply Gas to Egypt in $4 Billion Deal
Arutz Sheva
An Israeli firm will supply Egypt with natural gas, a company spokesman said Monday, more than two years after sabotage halted the flow of Egyptian gas to Israel. For more than a decade Israel relied on Egypt for roughly 40 percent of its gas needs in
Israeli gas firm signs bid to sell natural gas to EgyptJerusalem Post
Israel's Tamar group looks to sell gas to Egypt via EMG pipelineReuters
Israel signs agreement to pump natural gas to EgyptMiddle East Monitor
Press TV -ICIS
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:58 pm

‘Made in Egypt?’ Egyptian films accused of being Hollywood knock-offs – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

'Made in Egypt?' Egyptian films accused of being Hollywood knock-offs
Al-Arabiya
Egyptian comedy “World War III” seemed to closely follow the story of Hollywood's Night at the Museum” adventure comedy series, while “Made in Egypt” by Egyptian comedian Ahmad Helmy appeared to be an adaptation of John Bennett's comedy “Ted.”.

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:34 am

Egypt: No plan for action against ISIS in Iraq, Syria – News24


News24

Egypt: No plan for action against ISIS in Iraq, Syria
News24
Cairo – Egypt has no plans to provide the United States with direct military assistance in its war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria even though American aerial bombardment may not be enough to defeat the group, the country's prime minister said.
Egypt's Intervention in LibyaEgyptian Streets
ISIL prompts renewed US-Egypt ties; Apaches shipped to EgyptWorld Tribune
No plan for Egyptian military action against Islamic State in Iraq, Syria Ahram Online
Antiwar.com
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:42 am

Shock revelations as Egypt’s King Tut unmasked – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Shock revelations as Egypt's King Tut unmasked
Al-Arabiya
King Tutankhamun, an icon of Ancient Egypt, reportedly had buck teeth, wide hips and a severe limp, digitally recreated images have shown. In a BBC documentary which airs next Sunday, researchers found that the most famous Pharaoh may have not lived …
The truth of King Tut: The Egyptian Pharoah 'was developing breasts and had Express.co.uk
The Real King Tut Was Sick, Crippled, and UglyNature World News

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:27 pm

Moody’s Raises Egypt’s Outlook to Stable – ABC News


Gulf Times

Moody's Raises Egypt's Outlook to Stable
ABC News
Moody's Investor Services said Egypt's political and security situation has stabilized, raising the country's outlook from negative to stable. The influential international ratings agency credits, "the launch of government initiatives toward fiscal
Moody's upgrades Egypt to 'stable' on improved growthGulf Times
Moody's raises Egypt's outlook to stable on political stabilityAl-Arabiya

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:40 pm

Egypt to boost cooperation with Ethiopia in education and science – Ahram Online


Ahram Online

Egypt to boost cooperation with Ethiopia in education and science
Ahram Online
Speaking with Ethiopia's ambassador to Egypt, Mahmoud Dardeer, Egypt's Higher Education Minister El-Sayed Abdel-Khalek said that his country is ready to support educational institutions in Ethiopia. The two officials met on Monday to discuss
Sudan and Egypt: Friends or foes?Middle East Eye
Sudan and Egypt agree to work together on LibyaLibya Herald
Egypt, Sudan to coordinate on Libya unrestYahoo News
AllAfrica.com -Aljazeera.com
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:42 pm

From Jimmy Carter, a Rebuke to Egypt – New York Times


BBC News

From Jimmy Carter, a Rebuke to Egypt
New York Times
“The current environment in Egypt is not conducive to genuine democratic elections and civic participation,” Mr. Carter said as part of the statement, which warned that political campaigning in an already polarized situation “could be extremely
Carter Center shuts Egypt office over rights concernsBBC News
Carter Center shuts down, Egypt 'surprised'Egyptian Streets
Carter Center shuts down Egypt officeDaily News Egypt
Jerusalem Post -Middle East Monitor -Al-Arabiya
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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 9:37 pm

Egypt – Yahoo News Search Results

REUTERS SUMMIT-Egypt needs billions to upgrade telecom infrastructure-minister

* Seeking multinationals for telecoms industry * Hoping to create jobs * Establishing new infrastructure company By Lin Noueihed and Michael Georgy CAIRO, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Egypt is seeking billions of dollars in investment to upgrade its telecommunications infrastructure as part of efforts to attract multinationals and restore growth after three years of political upheaval, the telecoms …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:38 pm

Egypt military court sentences 7 to death

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian military tribunal sentenced Tuesday seven alleged militants to death and two to life in prison for their roles in consecutive attacks that killed nine soldiers this year, an official said.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:23 pm

Egypt's GASC buys French, Romanian and Russian wheat

(Adds offers) ABU DHABI/HAMBURG, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Egypt state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Tuesday it had bought 180,000 tonnes of French, Romanian and Russian wheat in a tender for shipment on Nov. 21-Nov. 30. Of that total, GASC bought 60,000 tonnes of French wheat from Soufflet, 60,000 tonnes of Romanian wheat from Nidera and 60,000 tonnes of …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:55 pm

Egypt 'sets appeal' for journalists

An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:55 pm

Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court has set January 1 as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt, the network said on Tuesday. The journalists were convicted in July on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation in a verdict that was widely condemned internationally. The three, who all denied the charge of working with the now-banned Muslim …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:41 pm

Egypt clamps down on campuses over new unrest fears

Cairo (AFP) – As the new academic term began in Egypt, riot police were standing guard at Cairo's universities to quash any repeat of Islamist-led protests that turned campuses nationwide into battlefields.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:45 pm

Egypt Sets Appeal Hearing for Al-Jazeera Staff

Egypt sets Jan. 1, 2015 appeal hearing for convicted reporters of Al-Jazeera English channel

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:37 pm

Moody's raises Egypt's outlook to stable

CAIRO (AP) — Moody's Investor Services said Egypt's political and security situation has stabilized, raising the country's outlook from negative to stable.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:29 pm

Roadside bomb kills 7 in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A roadside bomb in Egypt's restive northern Sinai province hit an army vehicle on Sunday, killing 7 troops including two officers and seriously wounding six others, officials said.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 1:18 pm

Egypt signs with six international firms to dredge new Suez Canal

Egypt signed contracts with six international firms on Saturday to carry out dredging of the new Suez Canal, the flagship project in President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's programme to revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil. The companies are National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC.AD) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE); Royal Boskalis Westminster (BOSN.AS) and Van Oord, both based in …

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 6:30 pm

Egypt news

Grenade attack kills two policemen in Egypt’s Sinai

Policemen’s patrol car in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province hit by rocket propelled grenade killing two and injuring a third






Posted on 17 October 2014 | 5:18 am

Egypt warplanes hit Libya militias, say officials

Egypt deepens its involvement in fight against Islamist militias who have taken over key parts of Libya, with unnamed officials saying Egyptian warplanes have bombed their positions in the city of Benghazi

Posted on 15 October 2014 | 8:16 pm

Egypt warplanes hit Libya militias, say officials

Egypt deepens its involvement in fight against Islamist militias who have taken over key parts of Libya, with unnamed officials saying Egyptian warplanes have bombed their positions in the city of Benghazi






Posted on 15 October 2014 | 8:16 pm

Bomb explosion in central Cairo injures a dozen people

Second attack in Egyptian capital in a month sees car and shop fronts destroyed near the Supreme court






Posted on 15 October 2014 | 5:26 am

Watch: container ships collide on Suez Canal

Video shows the moment that two container ships collide at the mouth of the Suez Canal in Egypt on Monday






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:31 am

Watch: container ships collide on Suez Canal

Video shows the moment that two container ships collide at the mouth of the Suez Canal in Egypt on Monday






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:31 am

Egypt court postpones Hosni Mubarak verdict

An Egyptian court postpones the verdict in the murder retrial of deposed president Hosni Mubarak to November






Posted on 27 September 2014 | 10:24 am

Abdullah Elshamy: ‘Freedom can’t be compromised’

Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, released from Egypt’s most notorious jail in June, tells the Telegraph about his ordeal






Posted on 25 September 2014 | 6:21 am

Egypt postpones trial of American hunger-striker in ‘critical’ condition

Ohio State University graduate held for 13 months without charge found unconscious in his cell, bleeding from the mouth






Posted on 23 September 2014 | 1:56 pm

Government donation to Muslim Charities Forum denounced as "madness"

An £18,000 grant to a charity coalition with alleged ties to terrorist organisations has been branded “completely counter-intuitive” by an interfaith group






Posted on 23 September 2014 | 5:00 am