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Source: UFG to drop Egypt lawsuit if Israel import deal cleared – Middle East Monitor


Source: UFG to drop Egypt lawsuit if Israel import deal cleared
Middle East Monitor
As a result, UFG launched a multi-billion dollar lawsuit against Egypt in the International Chamber of Commerce for breach of contract last year, while also starting talks that May to bring in replacement gas from Israel's newly discovered gas field

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 3:01 pm

Egypt blames organised crime after migrant shipwreck deaths – The Daily Star


The Daily Star

Egypt blames organised crime after migrant shipwreck deaths
The Daily Star
CAIRO: Egypt Wednesday blamed organized criminal gangs of people traffickers operating on its territory after a boat carrying 500 illegal migrants was intentionally capsized off Malta. The migrants, including up to 100 children, drowned after smugglers
Egypt Migrant Boat Deliberately Sunk?CairoScene

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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 1:40 pm

Is Egypt Doomed to Autocracy? – New York Times


Is Egypt Doomed to Autocracy?
New York Times
A case in point was Egypt's president from 1970 to 1981, Anwar el-Sadat, who did publish a memoir. In the introduction, he praised himself thus: “Every step I had taken over the course of years has been for the good of Egypt, and has been designed to

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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 11:50 am

Egypt summons EU ambassadors over "negative" statement – Ahram Online


Ahram Online

Egypt summons EU ambassadors over "negative" statement
Ahram Online
Cairo "was surprised" by the EU statement which comes at a time of “growing terrorist operations in the region and Egypt.” On Tuesday, during the 27th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the EU expressed "its concern towards the human …
Egypt rejects EU statement on interior affairsDaily News Egypt
Egypt condemns EU statement; Summons EU ambassadorsZee News
Egypt: human rights, Cairo summons EU ambassadorsANSAmed

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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 9:12 am

Family of US citizen on hunger strike in Egypt prison says health failing – Al Jazeera America


Ahram Online

Family of US citizen on hunger strike in Egypt prison says health failing
Al Jazeera America
The health of a U.S. citizen imprisoned in Egypt is rapidly deteriorating, his family has said, prompting renewed calls on American authorities to push Cairo for his release. Mohammed Soltan, 27, has been on hunger strike for over 230 days, protesting
Hunger striker Sultan's condition 'worrying': Egyptian activistsAhram Online
Calls for One-Day Hunger Strike in Solidarity With Those "Unjustly Detained"AllAfrica.com
AFTE calls for journalists' releaseDaily News Egypt

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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 10:34 pm

13 Days Of High Emotion That Led To The Egypt-Israel Peace – NPR


NPR

13 Days Of High Emotion That Led To The Egypt-Israel Peace
NPR
When President Jimmy Carter decided to bring Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin to Camp David in 1978 to broker peace talks, his hope that the two men would like each other was "completely naïve and mistaken," …

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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 7:13 pm

Egypt: The first 100 days of Sisi – BBC News


BBC News

Egypt: The first 100 days of Sisi
BBC News
Former field marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has been president of Egypt for 100 days. He was elected in May 2014, almost a year after he removed his predecessor, President Mohammed Morsi, from office. While some Egyptians celebrated the possibility that
Australian companies urged to invest in Egypt as it rebuilds after the revolutionABC Online
Egypt Rolls Out The Red Carpet But Investors Still WaryWall Street Journal (blog)
Egypt Decided to Issue a Stamp in Honor of the Suez Canal. There Was Just TheBlaze.com
The Week UK -TheNewsTribune.com
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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 7:48 am

Egypt: Sinai bombing kills six policemen – BBC News


BBC News

Egypt: Sinai bombing kills six policemen
BBC News
Six Egyptian policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai peninsula, the Egyptian interior ministry says. Two officers were also hurt in the attack, it said. The group was travelling in an armoured convoy in northern Sinai. Militants in
Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in EgyptAsharq Alawsat English
Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's SinaiU.S. News & World Report
Jihadists claim bomb that killed 6 Egypt copsNews24
Middle East Eye
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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 7:14 am

Egypt activist Alaa Abdul Fattah to be freed on bail – BBC News


BBC News

Egypt activist Alaa Abdul Fattah to be freed on bail
BBC News
An Egyptian court has ordered the release on bail of one of the country's most prominent bloggers and pro-democracy activists, Alaa Abdul Fattah. Mr Abdul Fattah had been sentenced to 15 years in jail for violating a strict anti-protest law. He is
100 Days of Sisi: Egypt Economic Recovery Kicks Off but Human Rights TrampledInternational Business Times UK
Egypt's most prominent activist granted bailAljazeera.com
Prominent Egypt activist released on bailDeutsche Welle
JURIST -Ahram Online
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Posted on 15 September 2014 | 3:15 pm

Egypt ‘has key role’ in fight against Islamic State – Kerry – BBC News


BBC News

Egypt 'has key role' in fight against Islamic State – Kerry
BBC News
Egypt has a key role to play in countering Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Cairo. He said Egypt could "publicly renounce" IS ideology, reaffirming US support for Egypt's battle against
Kerry Says Egypt Has A Role to Play in Fight Against Islamic ExtremistsWall Street Journal
Egypt wants wider 'anti-IS' campaignAljazeera.com
Egypt Seeks Broader Alliance With US Over LibyaABC News
National Post -New York Times
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Posted on 13 September 2014 | 1:22 pm

Egypt – Yahoo News Search Results

Egypt blames organised crime after migrant shipwreck deaths

Cairo (AFP) – Egypt on Wednesday blamed organised criminal gangs of people traffickers operating on its territory after a boat carrying 500 illegal migrants was intentionally capsized off Malta.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 2:22 pm

Dubai lender Mashreq sets sights on Egypt and Turkey, says CEO

Dubai's Mashreq (MASB.DU) is targeting Egypt and Turkey for acquisitions to expand beyond its crowded home market, its chief executive told Reuters as he dismissed suggestions that it could be interested in any of Standard Chartered's assets in the United Arab Emirates. A number of local banks had been held up as potential buyers of UAE operations that sources said Standard Chartered was aiming …

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 2:09 pm

Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on track

SAQQARA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's antiquities minister took journalists inside a 4,600-year-old pyramid on Tuesday to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without evidence."

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 9:58 pm

Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State: minister

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt's foreign minister has suggested his country might not provide military assistance to the United States for its battle against the Islamic State militant group, saying the army was focused on the home front. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said last week he had won the backing of 10 Arab states, including Egypt, for a "coordinated military campaign" against the Islamic …

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 8:31 pm

Egypt minister projects 6% growth in 3 years

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's finance minister on Tuesday predicted growth rates of up to 6 percent within three years, which would mark a major turnaround following three years of political turmoil that has crippled the economy.

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 6:37 pm

Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a local al-Qaida-inspired group, Egyptian security officials said.

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 12:56 pm

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie to life in jail

CAIRO (Reuters) – Mohamed Badie, top leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was sentenced to life in jail along with 14 others on Monday on charges of murder and inciting violence during clashes near Cairo last year. The session had been summoned for witness statements but the judge surprised journalists and others present by issuing a verdict. Badie, 71, is among hundreds of Brotherhood …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 3:16 pm

Egypt says will boost security at tourist sites

Egypt plans to increase the number of security cameras at hotels and popular tourist destinations as part of a series of new security measures aimed at buoying the flagging tourism sector following three …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 2:50 pm

Egypt tourism could fully recover in 2015: minister

By Michael Georgy CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt's tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval, violence and street protests, could fully recover by the end of next year if regional turmoil does not spread to the Arab world's biggest country, the tourism minister said. While Egypt is by no means wholly stable, Hisham Zaazou said in an interview with Reuters late on Sunday that he …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 10:32 am

Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt will hunt down exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders and seek their arrest, a top official said Sunday, after Qatar ordered them to leave its territory despite initially hosting group members following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year.

Posted on 14 September 2014 | 7:27 pm

Egypt news

Britain to curb Muslim Brotherhood operations in London

Exclusive: Britain set to curtail Muslim Brotherhood activities and block activists coming to London after report finds ties with armed groups and extremists in Middle East and elsewhere






Posted on 14 September 2014 | 7:00 pm

Egypt issues stamps to mark new Suez Canal – but uses pictures of Panama Canal

The multi-billion pound scheme to widen the canal was announced last month, but officials have suffered a series of false starts






Posted on 13 September 2014 | 11:52 am

10 Arab states join the US in battle against Isil

Saudi Arabia among 10 Arab states which agree to join Barack Obama’s “international coalition” against Isil, after ministers hold talks with John Kerry






Posted on 11 September 2014 | 8:05 pm

Egypt to try Morsi for giving Qatar security papers

No date yet set for new trial for Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi, suspected of providing sensitive documents to Qatar during his single year of turbulent rule.






Posted on 6 September 2014 | 11:40 am

Breaking the taboo: ‘I reported from conflict zones and got post-traumatic stress disorder’

The beheadings of Steven Sotloff and James Foley by Islamic State prompts foreign correspondent Nadine Marroushi to open up about something reporters working in war zones rarely talk about: their mental health






Posted on 4 September 2014 | 12:23 pm

What happened to the missing mummies of Egypt’s lost queens?

Joann Fletcher ventures through Egypt to uncover the ‘lost queens’ of ancient times






Posted on 4 September 2014 | 6:00 am

Egypt and UAE ‘launched air strikes against Libyan Islamists’

Britain, US and European partners condemn outside interference as harmful to democracy






Posted on 25 August 2014 | 10:18 pm

Tripoli bombed as Libya descends further into chaos and Egypt denies involvement

Libya’s capital bombed by warplanes as Egypt denies sending jets into Tripoli






Posted on 24 August 2014 | 1:33 pm

Why Western democracy can never work in the Middle East

The Arab states are governed less by the rule of law than by the rule of favour, says Andrew Green






Posted on 16 August 2014 | 6:00 am

Hosni Mubarak speaks publicly for first time since Tahrir Square uprising

Former Egyptian leader, who is charged with complicity in the killing of protesters, has said virtually nothing since he was removed from power






Posted on 13 August 2014 | 11:27 am