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Egypt appoints new ambassador to Lebanon – The Daily Star


Egypt appoints new ambassador to Lebanon
The Daily Star
The appointment was announced in a statement from the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut, which explained that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi had reshaped and changed Egyptian representatives across the globe. Zayed, whose mission will begin in …

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 9:13 pm

Egypt’s decision to side with Israel has cost Gaza dear – The Guardian


The Guardian

Egypt's decision to side with Israel has cost Gaza dear
The Guardian
Last week a convoy carrying medical supplies to Gaza from Egypt was turned back by Egyptian soldiers over 100km from the border. The convoy's organisers knew they risked being stopped – but that was part of the point. “It was expected,” said Salma Said …
Iran says Egypt dragging its feet on allowing aid to GazaThe Daily Star
Egypt slams Iranian claims of delaying Gaza aidAl-Arabiya
Egypt receives 104 wounded Palestinians through Rafah borderAhram Online
Daily News & Analysis -Press TV -The Electronic Intifada
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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 6:45 pm

Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women – USA TODAY


Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women
USA TODAY
Dozens of civilians, including women, distributed leaflets to raise awareness about sexual harassment, criminalized for the first time in Egypt last month. Others in a separate campaign focused on catching and punishing harassers, some of whom landed
Anti-harassment campaigns report harassment cases during EidEgypt Independent

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 6:14 pm

Fahmy imprisoned in Egypt weighs appeal – durhamregion.com


Toronto Star

Fahmy imprisoned in Egypt weighs appeal
durhamregion.com
TORONTO – An Egyptian-Canadian journalist imprisoned in Cairo is weighing whether he will appeal his conviction and go through the "circus" of a retrial. Mohamed Fahmy has already been in prison for seven months, but is facing the prospect of seven …
Jailed Al Jazeera journalist might not appeal, has 'no faith' in Egypt's judiciaryAhram Online

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 6:06 pm

Egyptian media reveals just how isolated Hamas is – Washington Post (blog)


Haaretz

Egyptian media reveals just how isolated Hamas is
Washington Post (blog)
Back in 2011, following the ouster of longtime Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, relations between Egypt and Israel were at a low point. Things reached a nadir on the Sept. 9, 2011, when a violent clash at Israeli Embassy in Cairo forced Israel's
Egypt and Palestine: Who is defending who?Al-Arabiya
Why Egypt Has A Direct Interest In A Gaza CeasefireInternational Business Times
Egyptian cease-fire proposal could end up pressuring Israel, not HamasHaaretz
Newsweek -The Globe and Mail -Daily News Egypt
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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 1:56 pm

Egypt to restore daylight saving time Thursday at midnight – Ahram Online


Ahram Online

Egypt to restore daylight saving time Thursday at midnight
Ahram Online
Egypt will move clocks ahead by one hour on Thursday 31 July at 11:59 pm to restore daylight saving time, state news agency MENA has reported. Re-applied more than two months ago as a measure to alleviate a worsening energy crisis, the decision was …
Egypt to reapply Daylight Saving TimeZee News

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 11:44 am

Arabs, Africa and the vacuum Egypt left behind – Al-Arabiya


Arabs, Africa and the vacuum Egypt left behind
Al-Arabiya
In the past, during social and geography lessons, we were taught about the circles Egypt is linked to – the Arab, African and Muslim circles as well as non-aligned movement states. In the past, we also read and enthusiastically followed up on Egypt's

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:25 am

BG Group profits rise but Egypt woes weigh – Reuters UK


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BG Group profits rise but Egypt woes weigh
Reuters UK
Production in Egypt declined by more than half from a year earlier to 57,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) as a result of the depletion of the reservoir and as the local Egyptian market took more supplies for which BG received lower payments.
BG Group says natural gas operations in Egypt remain at riskFinancial Times
UPDATE 2-BG Group profits rise but Egypt woes weighReuters Africa
LNG work in Egypt uncertain for BG GroupUPI.com

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 7:40 am

The Egyptian-Ethiopian divide – Al-Arabiya


Ahram Online

The Egyptian-Ethiopian divide
Al-Arabiya
We have settled with confirming on what's non-negotiable – that would be Egypt's right to get its share and the amount of water it needs from the Nile River. We have for long insisted on this and neglected to see other Nile Basin countries' opposing
Egypt-Ethiopia relations cannot be reduced to dam issue: Egypt's FM tells Ahram Online
Ethiopia, Egypt to resume Nile dam talks on Aug. 26www.worldbulletin.net
Egypt approves Ethiopia's request to postpone Nile tripartite talksEgypt SIS (press release)

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 7:20 pm

Will Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood return to political violence? – BBC News


BBC News

Will Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood return to political violence?
BBC News
Like most social movements that survived adverse conditions for decades, there are a few constants about the Muslim Brotherhood. One of them is change. Between 1928 and 2014, the organisation has transformed multiple times -updating its world view, …
Egyptian Media: 3 Militants Die in Car ExplosionABC News
Deaths reported in Egypt bomb blastAljazeera.com
Three killed in car bomb in Cairo: Egyptian state-run TVReuters
Ahram Online -Al-Shorfa -Washington Times
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:49 pm

Egypt – Yahoo News Search Results

BG Group profits rise but Egypt woes weigh

BG, which counts on Egypt for about a fifth of its natural gas production, warned that the future of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production there was at risk as it continues to encounter difficulties in expanding and selling volumes. Production in Egypt declined by more than half from a year earlier to 57,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) as a result of the depletion of the …

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:37 am

Iran says Egypt dragging its feet on allowing aid to Gaza

Iran criticised Egypt on Wednesday for delays in issuing permits to bring in aid to Gaza and to transport wounded women and children out of the area for medical treatment. Egypt's government, at odds with the Islamist Hamas group that runs Gaza, has added its own border closure to an Israeli blockade of the narrow strip of territory, in effect cutting off all routes to residents who have spent …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 8:24 pm

Will Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood return to political violence?

Pressures on Muslim Brotherhood to abandon non-violence

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:27 pm

Mido sacked by Zamalek as Champions League hopes fade

Former Egypt striker Mido's fledgling coaching career hit the buffers on Wednesday when local side Zamalek fired him after just seven months in the job and a week on from his first managerial trophy success. The former Ajax and Tottenham Hotspur forward was dismissed after a scoreless home draw against TP Mazembe on Sunday left Zamalek third in their African Champions League group and in real …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 11:21 am

Egypt Moves On Energy Reform From The Ground Up

Intent on finally reversing an energy crisis that has grown worse with each passing year, Egypt?s new government is taking aim at production, subsidies and distribution at the lowest level.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:55 pm

Egypt slams 'excessive' Israeli force against Gaza civilians

Egypt on Monday condemned Israel for using what it said was "excessive force" against civilians in the Gaza Strip. It also urged Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian movement that dominates the Gaza Strip, to abide by the "humanitarian truce" proposed by Cairo and backed by the United Nations to end the 21-day conflict.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 7:45 pm

Egypt again warns Turkey to stop criticising Sisi

Egypt warned Ankara Saturday of "further action" as it protested for the second time in a week at the Turkish premier criticising its president and Cairo's handling of the Gaza conflict. Ties have been strained since both withdrew their ambassadors last year after the military ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who had forged closer ties with Turkey's devout Prime Minister Recep Tayyip …

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 3:54 pm

Egypt summons Turkish envoy for second time over Erdogan comments

Egypt summoned the Turkish charge d'affaires on Saturday for the second time in a month to complain about comments by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan deemed insulting to the leadership in Cairo, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said. In an interview with broadcaster CNN, Erdogan repeated the phrase that caused offense last time, calling Egypt's president, former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a …

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 2:56 pm

Egypt warns Turkey of worsening ties

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned Turkey's prime minister for calling Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi a "tyrant," warning already sour relations between the two countries could worsen.

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 1:45 pm

Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:28 pm

Egypt news

Australian journalist jailed in Egypt to appeal sentence

Peter Greste, who was handed a seven-year jail term for defaming Egypt, will appeal






Posted on 25 July 2014 | 4:00 am

Kerry to lead new Gaza ceasefire talks as death toll tops 500

US secretary of state arrives in Cairo as civilian carnage renews international pressure on Israel and Hamas to stop hostilities






Posted on 21 July 2014 | 8:08 pm

Why the world went wild for King Tut

Alastair Sooke explores the frenzy for ancient Egypt, sparked by the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb






Posted on 21 July 2014 | 6:00 am

Eyptian troops killed with rocket-propelled grenades at checkpoint

Militants have stepped up attacks on the security forces since Morsi was toppled in July 2013 as the army struggles to quell an Islamist insurgency






Posted on 19 July 2014 | 8:05 pm

A messy ground war in Gaza will do no good for Israel’s cause

Even if Israel were able to shatter Hamas’s control of Gaza, it would not be in its interest to do so, argues Shashank Joshi






Posted on 18 July 2014 | 5:35 am

Egypt is still the key to a ceasefire in Gaza, says Palestinian ambassador

Palestinians, Israelis and White House pinning hopes of a ceasefire on Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s new president






Posted on 16 July 2014 | 11:32 pm

Underage bartender pulls pints in Egyptian bar

Watch astonishing footage of a young boy working pulling pints in a bar in Egypt






Posted on 15 July 2014 | 1:05 pm

Sisi’s regret over al-Jazeera trial may please his supporters but it does little for justice in Egypt

The president may not have the political capital to take on the corrupt institutions in the country, even if he wished to






Posted on 7 July 2014 | 7:55 pm

Egypt’s President Sisi ‘regrets’ jailing of Al-Jazeera journalists

Signs of hope for families of journalists sentenced to between seven and 10 years in jail on charges of defaming Egypt






Posted on 7 July 2014 | 7:49 am

Egypt’s Sisi risks popularity with fuel, electricity and cigarette price rises

Attempts to balance the budget risk further unrest if the poor and emerging middle classes are affected






Posted on 7 July 2014 | 12:26 am