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Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage – Reuters UK


Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage
Reuters UK
Thanks to his chance encounter, the piece excavated in 1858 has found its way back to Egypt. Horrified to learn he had purchased a stolen artifact, the buyer offered to surrender it right away, Perdu said. It is now back in Cairo, where conservation

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 6:14 am

US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt
Aljazeera.com
The US is to deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt, relaxing a suspension of aid imposed after the military removed Mohamed Morsi from the presidency last year. News of the decision was conveyed by Chuck Hagel, the US defence secretary, to his …
US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt, relaxing hold on aidReuters
US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to EgyptJerusalem Post
US to Send Egypt New Apache Attack HelicoptersNewsweek
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:09 am

Egypt: the world watches as journalism goes on trial – The Guardian


The Guardian

Egypt: the world watches as journalism goes on trial
The Guardian
During the session Greste watched an Egyptian judge puzzled by the contents of his backpack: a USB flash drive and a wireless USB. The judge asked the “expert”, a police officer, to show the contents of the flash drive. It contained two videos: some
Egyptian draft laws to widen 'terror' definition drawing fierce criticismWashington Post
Why is the Harper government validating Egypt's jailers?: EditorialToronto Star
At Al Jazeera trial in Egypt, video of sheep herding and an adjournmentCNN
The Australian -Ninemsn
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:02 am

US Clears Egypt for Some Military Assistance – ABC News


Wall Street Journal

US Clears Egypt for Some Military Assistance
ABC News
The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance. Secretary of State John Kerry informed Egypt's foreign
US clears aid for EgyptLos Angeles Times
Obama administration says Egypt upholding Israel peace treaty, can get some U.S. News & World Report
Egypt Cleared for Some US Military AidWall Street Journal

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:38 am

State Dept. says Egypt cleared for US military aid – U-T San Diego


State Dept. says Egypt cleared for US military aid
U-T San Diego
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance. "Today, Secretary Kerry spoke with …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 12:40 am

Egypt to pay some $1 billion owed oil firms within two months – minister – Reuters UK


Egypt to pay some $1 billion owed oil firms within two months – minister
Reuters UK
Egypt says it owes some $6.3 billion to those companies. It last year said it paid $1 billion of the money it owes the international firms as part of a repayment scheme seeking to revive confidence in the economy after years of turmoil. "A new chunk of

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 12:19 am

AP source: Egypt cleared for some US military aid – Yahoo News


AP source: Egypt cleared for some US military aid
Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance, The Associated Press has learned. A legislative aide

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 11:29 pm

Sama al-Masri: Egypt’s sassy, sexy satirist… should we take her seriously? – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Sama al-Masri: Egypt's sassy, sexy satirist… should we take her seriously?
Al-Arabiya
“Sama al-Masri is a part of what the Egyptian public has had to battle with since the January 2011 uprising; a decline in moral and ethical progression in society,” Abdel Latif el-Menawy, Egyptian political analyst and former head of Egypt's News
Egypt arrests controversial belly dancerTrend.az

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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 9:58 pm

Egypt girl’s death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial – Los Angeles Times


Egypt girl's death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial
Los Angeles Times
DEYARB BOQTARES, Egypt — By all accounts, Soheir Bataa was a bright and lively girl. At 13, she was diligent in her schoolwork, with her math teacher recalling an eager pupil. On her run-down street in this Nile Delta village, she could often be seen …

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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 12:53 pm

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi favourite in Egyptian election as nominations close – The Guardian


The Guardian

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi favourite in Egyptian election as nominations close
The Guardian
Abdel Fatah al-Sisi moved one step closer to Egypt's presidency on Sunday as nominations closed, leaving the retired army chief and the leftist Hamdeen Sabahi as the only two high-profile candidates in the race. Sisi is widely expected to easily win
Egypt election: Sabahi sole challenger to SisiBBC News
Egypt: Ex-Army Chief, Leftist to Run for PresidentTIME
Sisi, Sabahi Square Off In Egypt's Presidential RaceNewsy

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Posted on 20 April 2014 | 3:10 pm

Egypt – Yahoo News Search Results

Egypt to pay some $1 billion owed oil firms within two months – minister

Egypt will pay about $1 billion (594.2 million pounds) of the money it owes to foreign oil companies within the next two months, the state's MENA news agency said, quoting Oil Minister Sherif Ismail. Egypt says it owes some $6.3 billion to those companies. The country has previously said it would repay a further $3 billion in monthly instalments until 2017 as an incentive to encourage foreign …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:12 pm

Egypt to pay some $1 bln owed oil firms within two months – minister

Egypt will pay about $1 billion of the money it owes to foreign oil companies within the next two months, the state's MENA news agency said, quoting Oil Minister Sherif Ismail. Egypt says it owes some $6.3 billion to those companies. The country has previously said it would repay a further $3 billion in monthly installments until 2017 as an incentive to encourage foreign oil companies to …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:08 pm

Egypt issues law barring challenges to state deals

Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour on Tuesday approved a law that would restrict the right to challenge state business and real estate deals to only the government, its involved institutes and business partners, a presidency statement said. The law, long-waited by businessmen and investors, is meant, according to the presidential statement, to boost business in Egypt, badly hit since a 2011 …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 8:50 pm

Egypt to lift natural gas prices for homes, businesses

* Energy prices in Egypt among cheapest in world * Price hike only affects users connected to gas grid * Most citizens not connected to grid * Fuel subsidies to blame for energy sector woes (Adds oil ministry comment from state news agency report) By Maggie Fick CAIRO, April 21 (Reuters) – Egypt plans to double the price of natural gas piped into some homes and businesses from next month, but …

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 12:15 pm

Egypt vote a two-man race between ex-army chief, leftist

Egypt's presidential election has turned into a contest between the ex-army chief lauded by millions for ousting an Islamist government and a leftist who claims to represent the ideals of the 2011 uprising. Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is the frontrunner in the May 26-27 vote, riding a wave of popularity after deposing Mohamed Morsi, the country's first elected and civilian president …

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 9:42 am

Egypt estimates local wheat crop at 9 million tonnes

Egypt estimates its local wheat crop at 9 million tonnes, according to a state newspaper that cited a government report, lower than the 9.5 million tonnes the Agriculture Minister had predicted. Traders surveyed in a Reuters poll estimated this year's crop at around 7 million tonnes, in line with the previous harvest. Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, is aiming to boost domestic …

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 7:44 am

Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's election commission said Sunday only two presidential hopefuls, one of them the powerful former military chief who nine months ago ousted the country's first democratically elected leader, have submitted their papers to run in next month's polls.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Egypt gunmen kill intelligence officer near Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a captain from the intelligence services and a policeman on a desert road outside Cairo.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 7:01 am

Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 6:47 pm

Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 1:05 pm

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Egypt: leftist Hamdeen Sabahi to stand alone against Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in presidential election

There will be no Islamist candidate, in contrast to the hotly contested 2012 presidential race which featured more than a dozen rivals from across the political spectrum






Posted on 20 April 2014 | 11:06 pm

New militant group claims responsibility for bomb in Egyptian capital

Ajnad Misr claim to have been monitoring police checkpoint before detonating bomb in Cairo’s Lebanon Square that killed a police officer and wounded another






Posted on 20 April 2014 | 12:40 am

Bomb explodes in busy Cairo square killing police officer

Bomb detonated in Lebanon Square in Egyptian capital leaves senior police officer dead and three others injured






Posted on 19 April 2014 | 12:05 am

Sharm el-Sheikh hotels empty as tourists fear violence

Red Sea resort losing its appeal as Egypt continues its brutal crackdown






Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:35 pm

In pictures: Inside the mummy of the ancient Egyptian singer Tamut

The British Museum scan the mummy of the Ancient Egyptian singer Tamut






Posted on 9 April 2014 | 3:25 pm

The mummy of the Ancient Egyptian singer Tamut

The British Museum scan the mummy of the Ancient Egyptian singer Tamut






Posted on 9 April 2014 | 3:25 pm

In pictures: Weird and whacky selfie portraits by photographer Ahmad El Abi

Photographer Ahmad El Abi’s quirky self-poraits






Posted on 7 April 2014 | 11:43 am

Muslim Brotherhood hits back at British Government over terror probe

Group warns of legal action if UK restricts its activities






Posted on 3 April 2014 | 1:33 pm

Egypt police general killed in Cairo bomb blasts

Egyptian police brigadier-general killed as three bombs explode outside Cairo campus






Posted on 2 April 2014 | 4:17 pm

Twin bombing at Cairo University caught on film

Video footage captures a cloud of smoke hanging above the ground outside Cairo University after a twin bomb attack

Posted on 2 April 2014 | 3:05 pm