Egypt's Parliament names new panel to draft constitution
Kansas City Star
By MOHANNAD SABRY AND NANCY A. YOUSSEF CAIRO -- Egypt's Parliament on Tuesday selected a 100-member assembly to write a new constitution for the country, heading off a threat from the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces that it would impose its ...
Egypt Christians rally behind rival of Islamists
Egypt's parliament to pick constitutional panel
Egypt forms constitutional body after lengthy battle
Kansas City Star
Jailed Mubarak's health casts shadow ahead of Egypt vote
"(Mubarak's) entourage has already used this way to gain the sympathy of the Egyptian people," said Nafaa, although he said he had no first-hand insight into the former president's condition. "We are in a very troubled moment," he added.
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Egypt's Parliament Chooses Panel to Write New Constitution
Egypt's parliament elected a 100- member committee to draft a new constitution for the country, Middle East News Agency reported, as boycotts clouded the process days before a presidential runoff. The panel chosen last night will include former ...
MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt's OTMT surges on dividend; Gulf mkts slide
By Matt Smith | DUBAI, June 12 (Reuters) - Egypt's Orascom Telecom Media and Technology (OTMT) made its largest gain in four months on Tuesday after saying it would pay a special dividend following its sale of a stake in telecoms operator Mobinil .
OTMT pays 1.05 EGP div after Mobinil sale
OTMT pays 1.05 Egyptian pounds dividend after Mobinil sale
Beware foreign spies, Egypt warns, in ridiculous but dangerous ads
The Guardian (blog)
Egyptian state TV has been forced to remove a pair of public service announcements warning citizens not to divulge information to foreigners, after a backlash against the ads. One features a man, supposedly a non-Egyptian journalist, entering a cafe, ...
Egypt pulls TV ads warning foreigners may be spies
Egyptian TV yanks ads warning against talking to foreigners
Egypt withdraws TV spots warning against foreigners
Egyptian Stocks: Orascom Telecom Media and EFG-Hermes Holding
Egypt's benchmark EGX 30 Index (EGX30) gained 1.2 percent, the most since May 21, to 4448.84 at the close in Cairo. The following shares were active on the Egyptian Exchange. Stock symbols follow company names. EFG-Hermes Holding SAE (HRHO) gained 1.8 ...
Amnesty International urges Egypt to investigate attacks on women
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO -- A leading international human rights group has urged Egyptian authorities to investigate reports of assaults on female protesters who recently demonstrated in Tahrir Square against sexual harassment. Witnesses said a peaceful protest by a ...
BNP eyes sale of Egypt retail operations - sources
... June 12 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas, France's biggest listed bank, is planning a sale of its retail banking operations in Egypt as the lender seeks to shore up its capital base and exit non-core operations, two banking sources said on Tuesday.
BNP Paribas Mulls Sale Of Egypt Retail Network, QNB Interested -Sources
New York Times (blog)
Euro 2012: The View From Egypt
New York Times (blog)
At issue: whether to watch the second half of Spain versus Italy in the European Championship or switch to the start of Egypt's 2014 World Cup qualifier against Guinea. Come major international soccer matches, the roughly two-by-three block ...
Arab women cry for end to harassment
CAIRO – After years of enduring vulgar and degrading comments or worse by men on the streets of Egypt's capital, Cairo University student Cherine Thabet decided she had enough. "Do you know that it would be strange for a woman to leave her house and ...