Egypt teacher fired for cutting girls' uncovered hair
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian school teacher was fired on Wednesday for cutting the hair of two 12-year-old girl pupils because they were not wearing Islamic headscarves, an act condemned as an illegal violation of human rights by a leading woman's ...
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Egyptian Teacher Cuts Girls' Hair For Not Wearing Headscarf
LUXOR, Egypt -- A teacher in southern Egypt punished two 12-year-old schoolgirls for not wearing the Muslim headscarf by cutting their hair, the father of one girl said Wednesday, in an incident that stokes concerns over personal rights following the ...
Teacher faces discipline for cutting unveiled pupils' hair
New Egypt Envoy Says Cairo Wants Peace With Israel
Egypt's new ambassador to Israel formally assumed his post Wednesday, saying his country's new Islamist government remains committed to peace with the Jewish state. Israel and Egypt signed a historic peace agreement in 1979 that has since been the ...
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Egypt Likely to Maintain Benchmark Rate on Currency Concern
Egypt's central bank is likely to maintain its benchmark interest rate steady at its highest in over three years due to pressure on the local currency. The Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, headed by Governor Farouk al-Okdah, meets later today ...
Sinai home to growing Middle East militancy
The Sinai Peninsula has become a base for arms smugglers and a way station for jihadists from Egypt and the Middle East looking to launch attacks on Israel, security experts say. The Bedouins who live here say the problem persists and apart from a few ...
Egypt Post-Mubarak Legal Challenges Test Foreign Investors
As Egypt struggles to revive an economy battered by last year's uprising against Hosni Mubarak, lawsuits attempting to overturn the sale of state assets under his rule threaten to deter foreign investment. The new government is trying to lure funds ...
Netanyahu: Any change in Egypt-Israel peace accord would undermine whole ...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has no sympathy for voices in Egypt that are calling for a review of the peace accord with Israel. During a lunch meeting with European Union ambassadors in Israel, Netanyahu declared that "a revision, no matter how ...
Constituent Assembly Members Are Advisors to the President Says Lawyers
The constitutional declaration states that "if something prevented the completion of the work of the Constituent Assembly, President Mursi will form a new Constituent Assembly that represents the spectrum of the Egyptian society to prepare a new ...
Egypt's non-Islamist forces take aim at draft constitutional articles
Egypt to Fight Sexual Harassment by Broadcasting Attackers
Egypt launched a campaign to protect women from sexual harassment by videotaping attackers and broadcasting the images, state-run Middle East News Agency said. Cameras will be sited in major squares and streets to capture images of men harassing ...