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Egypt outlaws circumcision after girl dies (Guardian Unlimited)
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Sun, 01 Jul 2007 00:46:59 GMT

Public outcry over death of a 12-year-old has forced health authorities in Egypt to ban female circumcision.

AL, Egypt welcome appointment of Blair as Mideast Quartet envoy (People's Daily)
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Sun, 01 Jul 2007 02:38:20 GMT

Arab League (AL) and Egypt government on Thursday welcomed the appointment of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair as an envoy of the Middle East Quartet.

Egypt gets refund for 'bad' US wheat shipment (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 29 Jun 2007 18:57:53 GMT

Egypt has received a refund worth more than 13 million dollars for a "bad shipment" of US wheat, the minister of trade and industry said Friday.

Egypt outlaws all female circumcision (Great News Network)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 20:02:12 GMT

Cairo, Egypt - Egypt on Thursday finally banned all female circumcision, the widely-practised removal of the clitoris which just days ago cost the life of a 12-year-old girl.

Egypt detains 26 Muslim Brotherhood students (Gulf News)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 12:13:39 GMT

Cairo: Twenty-six students from the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's most powerful opposition group, were detained during a police raid on Saturday.

Wine industry faces challenges in Muslim Egypt (Napa Valley Register)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 06:09:56 GMT

EL GOUNA, Egypt — When a transport company discovered that Andre Hadji-Thomas wanted to ship wine through Egypt, the firm’s employees refused his business, saying the money they would have earned would be tainted.

Egypt Officials Ban Female Circumcision (The Daily Comet)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 05:43:31 GMT

CAIRO, Egypt The death of a 12-year-old Egyptian girl at the hands of a doctor performing female circumcision has sparked a public outcry and prompted health and religious authorities to ban the practice.

Egypt forbids female circumcision (AngolaPress)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 09:21:38 GMT

Cairo, 06/30 - Egypt has announced that it is imposing a complete ban on female circumcision, also known as genital mutilation. The announcement follows a public outcry after a young girl died during the operation.

Egypt detains 50 Muslim Brotherhood students: source (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 16:23:21 GMT

Egyptian police detained 50 students from the Muslim Brotherhood, the country's most powerful opposition group, in a renewed crackdown on the movement Saturday, a Brotherhood source said.

Egypt bans female circumcision after 12-year-old dies (Guardian Unlimited)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 00:03:23 GMT

Egypt has banned all female circumcision after death of 12-year-old girl undergoing widely practised procedure.