Egypt PM to visit Gaza in support of Hamas against Israel
GAZA (Reuters) - Egypt's prime minister prepared to visit the Gaza Strip on Friday in an unprecedented display of solidarity with Hamas militants embroiled in a new escalation of conflict with Israel that risks spiraling into all-out war. Two rockets ...
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Business Recorder (blog)
Egypt aid talks making progress: IMF
Business Recorder (blog)
WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund's extension of talks with Egyptian authorities is a sign of progress on Egypt's loan request, an IMF spokesman said Thursday. The IMF mission in Cairo to weigh providing more than $4 billion in financial ...
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How Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Figures in the Gaza Turmoil
The word Sinai was never uttered through three presidential debates and almost never on the campaign trail. But ask some foreign policy experts where they fear the next flashpoint will be in the Middle East and it isn't Iran or, even, Syria. It's the ...
UPDATE 2-Egypt strikes Ukraine from approved wheat supply list
Says informed of Ukraine export ban from Dec 1. * Plans to source wheat from diverse suppliers in Q1 (Adds quote, background in paras 8-10). By Emma Farge. GENEVA, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Egypt, the world's biggest importer of wheat, will remove Ukraine ...
PROFILE-Egyptian telco tycoon Sawiris heads back to Italy
Made a name with telcos in emerging markets. * Past Italian mobile investment was big turnaround story. * Christian billionaire, a critic of Islamists. * Some executives say he should not meddle in politics. By Edmund Blair and Leila Abboud. CAIRO, Nov ...
Egypt sending PM to Gaza, denounces Israel assault
The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Islamist president vowed to work to stop Israel's campaign against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, calling it an "unacceptable aggression" and ordering his prime minister to travel to the territory in a show of support.
Egypt Torn Between Allies in Gaza and Treaty With Israel
New York Times
CAIRO — The Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, has fired back at Israel from the arsenal of diplomacy as Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip confront him with a wrenching test of loyalties, to Hamas and to Egypt's landmark peace treaty with Israel.
Egypt calls on US to help stop Gaza fighting
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO -- Egypt asked the United States on Thursday to immediately intervene to stop the Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip, warning that the violence could spiral "out of control," the Foreign Ministry said Thursday. Egypt also announced that ...
Egypt condemns Israeli air strikes, sends PM to visit Gaza in support
Egypt has already recalled its ambassador to Israel and appealed to the UN Security Council to end the fighting in which 16 Palestinians, five of them children, and three Israelis have been killed. By Reuters | Nov.15, 2012 | 10:41 PM ...
Egyptian Idol - by Ian Straughn
Foreign Policy (blog)
In an interview with Egyptian Dream TV over the weekend, Salafist leader Murgan Salem al-Gohary called on Muslims to destroy the Giza pyramids and the Sphinx as a religiously mandated act of iconoclasm. "The idols and statutes that fill Egypt must be ...