Egypt May Keep Interest Rates Unchanged as It Seeks IMF Loans
By Mariam Fam on March 21, 2012 Egypt's central bank will probably keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged as it seeks International Monetary Fund loans to help the economy. The Monetary Policy Committee, led by Governor Farouk El- Okdah, ...
Egypt's lawmakers and military-backed government in disagreement over $3.2 ...
New York Times
Egypt's Brotherhood mulling run for president
The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) — The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's most powerful political group, said Wednesday it is considering running its own candidate in upcoming presidential elections, dropping its previous decision to avoid direct participation in the race.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, in reversal, may nominate presidential candidate
Brotherhood Reconsiders Plan to Sit Out Presidential Race in Egypt
Egypt detains two men over Suez Canal attack plot
ISMAILIA, Egypt, March 21 (Reuters) - Egypt has detained two men as it investigates allegations that they plotted to attack a foreign ship as it passed through the Suez Canal, the state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday, citing a security source.
Egypt foils terror plot to strike vessels using Suez Canal
Egypt thwarts Suez attack
Egypt Foils Suez Canal Attack
Christian family evicted from Egypt town
CAIRO — Nabil Gergis, a Coptic Christian, lived for nearly two decades in the Egyptian town of Amriya, raising his children and managing a modest business. Those ties couldn't protect him after a sex video purportedly showing his brother with a Muslim ...
Wall Street Journal
Egypt's Coptic Pope Shenouda III laid to rest
Thousands of people flooded into Cairo's Abbasiya Cathedral Tuesday to say a final farewell to Pope Shenouda III, the spiritual leader of Egypt's Coptic Christians for more than four decades. Shenouda III died Saturday at the age of 88.
Egypt's Coptic pope buried, Christians anxious
Egypt's Christians Bid Farewell to Patriarch
Honoring Beloved Pope Shenouda III of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt
Egypt lawmakers, government disagree on IMF loan
By AYA BATRAWY AP CAIRO (AP) -- An International Monetary Fund team is leaving Cairo without having secured an agreement from Egypt's political powers over a $3.2 billion loan to help boost the nation's battered economy. Egypt badly needs the loan to ...
Zimbabwe activists fined, get community service
San Jose Mercury News
He ruled that showing footage of uprisings in both Tunisia and Egypt that included "nasty scenarios" was intended to arouse hostility toward Zimbabwe's government. The activists had faced a maximum prison sentence of up to ten years.
'Egypt 6' Guilty of Inciting Violence
Zimbabwe fines activists in Egypt video case
Zimbabweans found guilty of watching Arab Spring videos
Egypt's rulers resist Muslim Brotherhood's push to open Gaza border
Egyptian Islamists blame remnants of Mubarak regime in the government for lingering hostility to Hamas. The Muslim Brotherhood aims to open the Egyptian border with Gaza to commerce, a shift that would transform life for Palestinians there but which is ...
Report: Egypt, Gaza to connect power grid within 5 months
Gaza to be connected to Egypt's power grid: Egyptian envoy
Egypt 6 Given Fine and Community Service
By Richard Lee, 21 March 2012 After mounting local and international outrage and pressure, the 'Egypt 6' were sentenced to a US$500 fine and 420 hours of community service - as well as two-year jail terms suspended for five years - after they were ...
New Egypt sanctioned for Bound Brook forfeit
Asbury Park Press
The New Egypt High School wrestling program will be sanctioned by the NJSIAA for forfeiting last month's sectional championship to Bound Brook out of concern for the health and welfare of its student-athletes. The NJSIAA's six-member controversies ...
New Egypt to be sanctioned for forfeiting Bound Brook match