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Egypt Set to Ban Independent Media Coverage of Militant Attacks – Bloomberg


Middle East Eye

Egypt Set to Ban Independent Media Coverage of Militant Attacks
Bloomberg
The Egyptian government, reeling from a deadly wave of attacks by Islamist radicals, is drafting legislation that would restrict how media report militant activity. Journalists would risk at least two years in prison for publishing reports on militant
Egypt's Judicial Council approves draft anti-terror lawAhram Online
Top Egypt footballer's contract terminated after calling Sisi 'useless'Middle East Eye
Sky Is the Limit for Migaa and Egypt PartnersAllAfrica.com
Daily News Egypt
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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 3:23 pm

Kurdish Ruling Boosts Dana to December High; Egypt Shares Slump – Bloomberg


Kurdish Ruling Boosts Dana to December High; Egypt Shares Slump
Bloomberg
Dana Gas PJSC's stock jumped to the highest level in seven months after an arbitration court ruled in its favor. Egypt's index fell the most since December. The company's shares soared 14 percent to 58 fils after Dana Gas said the London Court of …

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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 3:16 pm

Egypt issues a style guide for foreign journalists referring to extremists – Al-Bawaba


Al-Bawaba

Egypt issues a style guide for foreign journalists referring to extremists
Al-Bawaba
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Saturday handed out a guideline to foreign journalists, trying to restrict reporters' way of referring to extremism. The guide distinguishes acceptable terms and "ill-informed" ones that "falsely attach" acts of
Don't say ISIS: Egypt publishes official guide to reporting on latest conflictHaaretz
Egypt ministry tell foreign journalists to stop using the term 'Islamic State'Middle East Eye
Egypt in Fierce War Against Terror – Foreign MinistryAllAfrica.com
Ahram Online
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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 3:14 pm

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt sinks as Emaar Misr listing disappoints; Gulf mixed – Reuters


Daily News Egypt

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt sinks as Emaar Misr listing disappoints; Gulf mixed
Reuters
DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) – Egypt's stock market maintained its downtrend on Sunday as a weak debut by Emaar Misr, the biggest listing since 2007, further hurt sentiment. Gulf bourses were mixed as the Greek debt crisis kept trading volumes modest.
MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt halts decline as mid-caps lend supportReuters Africa

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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 3:13 pm

Egypt journalists face jail for reporting non-government terrorism statistics – The Guardian


The Guardian

Egypt journalists face jail for reporting non-government terrorism statistics
The Guardian
Egypt was accused of making a savage assault on free speech on Sunday, after its cabinet drafted a law that criminalises the reporting of terrorism statistics that differ from those the government provides. Under an article in the new terrorism law
Egypt Plans To Arrest Journalists For Unapproved Terror Attack AccountsInternational Business Times
Egypt's journalists' syndicate says new anti-terror law will curtail press Ahram Online

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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 1:48 pm

Egypt’s Currency Drops to New Low Against the Dollar – ABC News


Times of India

Egypt's Currency Drops to New Low Against the Dollar
ABC News
The Egyptian pound has fallen to a new low against the U.S. dollar, the second such drop in days, the country's central bank said Sunday, in a move that could help boost much-needed foreign investment. The central bank set a cutoff rate of 7.73
Egypt's currency falls to new low against US dollar as Cairo aims to boost Minneapolis Star Tribune
Egypt's currency has fallen to a new low against the dollar, its second drop Fox Business

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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 12:34 pm

UPDATE 1-Egypt raises gas price paid to Italy’s Eni and Edison -EGAS official – Reuters


Ahram Online

UPDATE 1-Egypt raises gas price paid to Italy's Eni and Edison -EGAS official
Reuters
The agreements mark the latest move by Egyptian authorities to improve terms for foreign oil and gas businesses in the hope that more competitive pricing will encourage investment in the energy-hungry country. "(The oil ministry) signed a deal that
Egypt raises gas price paid to Italy's Eni and Edison -EGAS officialAhram Online

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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 11:17 am

Egypt president says situation ‘stable’ following Sinai attack – Fox News


Fox News

Egypt president says situation 'stable' following Sinai attack
Fox News
It came after a week of bloodletting that saw Egypt's prosecutor general assassinated outside his Cairo home by a massive car bomb, and a special forces raid on an apartment that killed nine members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. The Brotherhood …
ISIS affiliate in Egypt claims rocket fire toward IsraelJerusalem Post Israel News
Egypt says 25 militants killed in air strikes as Sisi inspects troopsReuters
Egypt foiled extremist 'state' in Sinai, president saysU.S. News & World Report
Al-Arabiya
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Posted on 4 July 2015 | 3:57 pm

ISIS: Destroying Egypt’s Sphinx, Pyramids Is ‘Religious Duty’ – Breitbart News


Breitbart News

ISIS: Destroying Egypt's Sphinx, Pyramids Is 'Religious Duty'
Breitbart News
ISIS “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told followers of his terror group that destroying Egypt's national monuments, such as the pyramids and the sphinx, is a “religious duty” that must be carried out by those who worship Islam, as idolatry is strictly
ISIS rushes reinforcements to Egypt. Its next targets: The Pyramids and SphinxDEBKA file
Egypt terror warning: Tourist hotspots like Sharm El Sheikh on high alert from Express.co.uk
Egypt tightens security at holiday resorts after ISIS attacksDaily Mail
ABOUT US EDITOR’S NOTE About Us The Cairo Review of
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Posted on 4 July 2015 | 1:51 am

Jennifer Griffin: ISIS, Hamas & Muslim Brotherhood Fighting Real War Against … – RealClearPolitics


RealClearPolitics

Jennifer Griffin: ISIS, Hamas & Muslim Brotherhood Fighting Real War Against
RealClearPolitics
JENNIFER GRIFFIN, FOX NEWS: This is the bloodiest fighting between the government and Islamic militants in Egypt in as long as I can remember, some would say in decades. Today marks one year since the overthrow by the Egyptian military of President …
Egypt reassigns its envoy to Qatargulfnews.com
Egypt detains 63 Muslim Brotherhood membersAnadolu Agency
Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourningMyFox Houston
South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Posted on 3 July 2015 | 3:45 pm

Egypt – Bing News

Egypt’s currency drops to new low against the dollar

The Egyptian pound has fallen to a new low against the U.S. dollar, the second such drop in days, the country’s central bank said Sunday, in a move that could help boost much-needed foreign investment. The central bank set a cutoff rate of 7.73 Egyptian …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 11:08 am

Egypt Plans To Arrest Journalists For Unapproved Terror Attack Accounts

Egypt’s cabinet is proposing to jail reporters who report nongovernment statistics about the number of people killed in terrorist attacks, the Guardian in the U.K. reported Sunday. Releasing reports about death tolls that don’t echo official government …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 10:48 am

Egypt kills 25 gunmen in north Sinai — security sources

Egypt on Sunday killed 25 Islamist gunmen in the northern Sinai Peninsula, carrying out a series of airstrikes and ground operations against an Islamic State affiliate group, security sources said. Apache helicopters and infantry attacked hideouts in …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 10:38 am

Proposed law in Egypt imprisons journalists for reporting conflicting figures

A proposed new anti-terrorism law includes an article that sets a minimum of two years imprisonment for publishing news or information on terrorist attacks that conflicts with official statements. Following the assassination of Prosecutor General Hisham …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 9:54 am

Egypt may take legal action over ‘false’ tolls under new law

Cairo (AFP) – Egypt may take legal action against journalists who report “false” military death tolls in jihadist attacks that contradict official statements, if a new anti-terrorism law is approved, officials told AFP Sunday. President Abdel Fattah al …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 9:09 am

Opinion: Who is Behind the Attacks in Egypt?

Last week terrorists ruined any chance for Egyptians to celebrate President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s first full year in power. The assassination of the country’s top judicial official, prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat, who was killed when a car bomb …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 8:55 am

Egypt says 25 militants killed in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops

Egyptian warplanes killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Saturday, security sources said, as the Egyptian president visited the province after a major escalation of the conflict there. The sources said the air strikes hit militant targets near the …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 8:39 am

Egypt business activity expands in June for first time in five months: PMI

CAIRO: Business activity in Egypt’s private sector excluding oil grew slightly in June, ending five months of contraction, though inflation and currency depreciation remain a concern, a survey showed on Sunday. The Emirates NBD Egypt Purchasing Managers …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 3:27 am

Egypt foiled extremist ‘state’ in Sinai, president says

In this picture provided by the office of the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, left, talks to members of the Egyptian armed forces at a command center in Northern Sinai, Egypt, Saturday, July 4, 2015. Egyptian President Abdel …

Posted on 4 July 2015 | 12:04 pm

Egypt president says situation ‘stable’ following Sinai attack

CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, wearing battle dress for the first time in over a year, declared Saturday that the country’s security situation was “completely stable” following a coordinated assault on the military in the troubled …

Posted on 4 July 2015 | 1:00 am



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