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Foreign intelligence behind attack on army: Egypt – The Daily Star


The Daily Star

Foreign intelligence behind attack on army: Egypt
The Daily Star
CAIRO: Egypt said Thursday that foreign intelligence services were prime suspects in an attack last week that killed 22 soldiers near its border with restive Libya. Unidentified militants firing rocket-propelled grenades and machine-guns attacked a
Interior Ministry spokesperson claims foreign conspiracy behind New Valley attackEgypt Independent

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 6:53 pm

Egypt sides with Israel in conflict with Hamas – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Egypt sides with Israel in conflict with Hamas
USA TODAY
CAIRO — An echo of the anti-Hamas rhetoric coming from Israel during its conflict with Gaza is resonating from what many would consider a surprising corner since fighting erupted July 8: Egypt. A country whose leader just over a year ago had been a
At least Israel has Egypt and the UNWashington Post (blog)
Hamas' dilemma: Trust Egypt's staged truce initiative or demand advance Haaretz
Egypt ponders its next move in the Gaza crisisThe National
Al Jazeera America -The Times of Israel -Middle East Monitor
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:56 pm

Egypt to face Ethiopia in August friendly – King Fut


King Fut

Egypt to face Ethiopia in August friendly
King Fut
Egypt and Ethiopia have agreed to play an international friendly late next month, according to Egyptian FA President Gamal Allam. Allam said the teams were in the process of finalizing the agreement and that a formal announcement with full details was …
Egypt set to play Ethiopia friendly in AugustAhram Online

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 3:57 pm

Branded a felon by Egypt, I’m in legal limbo in the US – Washington Post


The Guardian

Branded a felon by Egypt, I'm in legal limbo in the US
Washington Post
In Egypt last month, three journalists were found guilty of doing their jobs and given seven- and 10-year jail terms. Apparently, little has changed. A little more than a year earlier, I and 42 other employees of international human rights groups were
Jailed al-Jazeera journalists guided by 'devil', says Egyptian courtThe Guardian
Egypt: Judge Says Devil United Journalists From Al Jazeera to Destabilize NationNew York Times
Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did 'devil's' workBrampton Guardian

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:42 pm

John Kerry ‘wanded’ by security guards at Egypt’s presidential palace – The Guardian


The Guardian

John Kerry 'wanded' by security guards at Egypt's presidential palace
The Guardian
Yet that was what briefly happened on Tuesday, when Kerry was stopped by security guards as he entered Cairo's presidential palace to meet Egypt's president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. Footage shows America's top diplomat being "wanded" with a hand-held …
What Egypt Stands to Win From the Gaza ConflictNational Journal
Egypt media applaud tough security check on John KerryBBC News
Egypt's 'Not-So-Subtle' Message to John KerryTheBlaze.com
New York Post -American Thinker (blog)
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:03 pm

Understanding ‘the other:’ My travels from Egypt to Ethiopia – Al-Arabiya


Understanding 'the other:' My travels from Egypt to Ethiopia
Al-Arabiya
Egypt and Ethiopia issued a joint statement a few weeks ago, confirming their mutual commitment to the principles of cooperation, mutual respect and good neighborly relations as well as to the principles of respecting international law and achieving

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:57 am

Egypt Seeks to Clinch LNG Deal With Algeria, But Will Pay High Price – Wall Street Journal


Egypt Seeks to Clinch LNG Deal With Algeria, But Will Pay High Price
Wall Street Journal
CAIRO—Egypt is set for an expensive price tag as it seeks to clinch a deal to import much-needed liquefied natural gas from Algeria, according to people familiar with talks between the two countries. Late last month gas-rich Algeria agreed in

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:40 pm

The war in Gaza threatens Egypt too – Reuters Blogs (blog)


Reuters Blogs (blog)

The war in Gaza threatens Egypt too
Reuters Blogs (blog)
That is why, this argument goes, the Egyptian ceasefire proposal ignored Hamas' conditions and why the Israelis so quickly supported it. The proposal called for an immediate ceasefire. Only then would the terms be negotiated, including Hamas' demands

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:43 pm

Indie stars challenge the mainstream scene in Egypt – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Indie stars challenge the mainstream scene in Egypt
Middle East Eye
In the last three years, protest chants in Tahrir Square became songs and youth-driven, socially conscious songs forced their way into the Egyptian soundscape, sometimes replacing love tracks by super pop stars Haifa Wahbe and Amr Diab. Local and …

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 12:29 pm

Egypt’s Good News Calls for Israeli-Palestine Cease-fire May be Short Lived – U.S. News & World Report


Egypt's Good News Calls for Israeli-Palestine Cease-fire May be Short Lived
U.S. News & World Report
Following years of internal turmoil and political instability, Egypt on Tuesday called for a new round of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, offering what has become its traditional service of brokering an end to the perennial violence

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 11:39 pm

Egypt – Yahoo News Search Results

Kerry Wrestles With Egypt and Turkey, Because Gaza Isn't Tough Enough

As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry labors to end the violence in Gaza and Israel, he's confronting hostility and suspicion among Egypt, Qatar and Turkey, whose rival agendas and diplomatic jockeying bring new difficulty to the negotiations. "We've got to get over there," Kerry told an aide in a phone call picked by Fox News microphones as he made the rounds of Sunday talk shows. Once he …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 3:01 pm

Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work

An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country. The main …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 11:26 am

Sisi defends Egypt's Gaza peace efforts

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday defended Egypt's role in trying to broker a Gaza truce between Israel and Hamas, which accuses him of proposing a ceasefire favourable to Israel. Unlike his Islamist predecessor Mohamed Morsi whom he toppled and detained last year, ex-army chief Sisi has sought to isolate the militant Palestinian movement in the neighbouring Gaza Strip. The Cairo …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:22 pm

Sisi's bold start on economic reforms buys Egypt some time

By Stephen Kalin CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt's new president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a head start on tackling the country's economic problems, managing to introduce long-awaited subsidy reform without stirring popular unrest. Sisi's government, formed in June, announced this month it was raising prices of heavily subsidised energy products by up to 78 percent and slapped new taxes on dividends …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 12:26 pm

Egypt's steel industry files anti-dumping claim against imports

By Lorenzo Ligato NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) – Egypt's steel companies have filed a petition against rebar and wire rod imports from China, Turkey and Ukraine, one of its top steelmakers said on Tuesday, the latest move in a years-long quest to protect the fledging industry from low-priced imports. Egyptian Steel and other major steelmakers have submitted a request for the government to re …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:34 pm

Egypt: Cease-fire negotiations between Israel, Hamas could give rise to new peace talks

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 | 1:57 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

Checkpoint attack: Egypt border post attacked, 21 dead near Libya

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called it a 'terrorist attack' on soldiers defending the country's borders that will 'not go unanswered.'

Posted on 21 July 2014 | 8:02 pm

Vodafone Egypt to invest $1.3 bln over three years on network

Vodafone Egypt will invest around 9.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($1.3 billion) over the next three years to improve its network, its recently appointed chief executive said. Vodafone Egypt, majority owned by British mobile operator Vodafone, will finance the plan from existing funds, Ahmed Essam told a news conference in Cairo late on Sunday. Vodafone Egypt, which is also 45-percent owned by fixed …

Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:41 am

Vodafone Egypt to invest $1.3 billion over three years on network

Vodafone Egypt will invest around 9.5 billion (760 billion pounds) Egyptian pounds over the next three years to improve its network, its recently appointed chief executive said. Vodafone Egypt, majority owned by British mobile operator Vodafone, will finance the plan from existing funds, Ahmed Essam told a news conference in Cairo late on Sunday. Vodafone Egypt, which is also 45-percent owned by …

Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:32 am

Egypt news

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

Egypt’s government dramatically raises fuel prices

Egyptian authorities, following promises to cut subsidies, raises fuel prices by up to 78 per cent in an attempt to address staggering level of deficit






Posted on 5 July 2014 | 3:25 am