Egypt court rejects second bearded Mickey cartoon lawsuit
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday rejected the second of two lawsuits brought by ultraconservative Islamists accusing a Christian media mogul of insulting Islam when he relayed a cartoon online of Mickey Mouse with a beard and Minnie in a ...
Egypt court rejects second Mickey cartoon lawsuit
The Nation, Pakistan
Egypt's small concession
THE CRISIS in US-Egyptian relations caused by the prosecution of American-backed nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and their employees has been partly defused — but in a way that may do as much harm as good. On Thursday six US citizens and seven ...
Egypt appoints new judges for nonprofit trial
Egypt's lawmakers begin process of appointing group to write constitution
CAIRO — Egypt's new lawmakers on Saturday began discussing the makeup of an assembly responsible for rewriting the country's constitution, embarking on their most consequential task so far. The process could drastically change the way the Arab world's ...
Egypt Lawmakers Clash Over Writing Constitution
Egypt parliament starts debate on constitution body
Egypt parliament starts debate on constitution
Egypt speaker slams 'interference' in activists' release
A senior Egyptian politician yesterday spoke out against “flagrant interference” behind Cairo's decision to lift a travel ban on American pro-democracy activists accused of receiving illegal funds, echoing growing anger over the move.
Egypt parliament sees "interference" in activists' release
Egypt to probe allowing foreign activists leave
Egypt parliament angered over activists' release
Spain to extradite Mubarak associate to Egypt over Israeli gas deal
Yossi Maiman's partner in the natural gas deal between Egypt and Israel is accused of making illegal profits from gas sales to Israel. By Reuters and TheMarker Tags: Egypt Israel gas Spanish authorities have told Egypt they will extradite Mubarak ...
Spain: Court Orders Mubarak Associate to Face Corruption Charges in Egypt
Spanish court orders extradition of Mubarak associate
Spain orders extradition of Mubarak associate
US says it supports IMF efforts to aid Egypt
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The US says it backs International Monetary Fund efforts to aid Egypt -- a statement of support that follows the recent departure from Egypt of Americans on trial over charges their pro-democracy organizations fomented unrest.
At al-Azhar mosque, struggle over Islam roils a revered Egyptian institution
Co-opted for decades by irreligious and autocratic Egyptian governments, al-Azhar was retaking its rightful place as the world's leading voice of Sunni Islam, worshipers said. The presence of a once-banned Hamas preacher willing to speak incendiary ...
Hamas blames power crisis on Egypt in rare rift
Hamas criticises Egypt for blocking oil supplies * Fuel crisis has caused lengthy electricity blackouts By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, March 2 (Reuters) - Gaza's top political leader blamed Egypt on Friday for causing a power crisis that has triggered ...
Egypt detains Islamist, confusion over al Qaeda link
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian Islamist, mistakenly identified as a senior al Qaeda commander because he has the same name, was detained at Cairo airport Wednesday for suspected militant activities, but said he had cut any links with al Qaeda more than ...
Egyptian Claims Mistaken Identity in Al-Qaida Case
Egypt says man seized at airport not al Qaeda leader
Egypt arrests man mistakenly thought to be Qaeda chief
US official: Egypt targeting NGOs a 'serious concern'
Egypt's prosecution of American, European and Palestinian nongovernmental organizations is "a matter of serious continuing concern" for US officials, but the Obama administration supports the Mideast country's "transition to democracy," a State ...