Los Angeles Times
Egypt president names new prime minister, a surprise to many
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO — Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi surprised the nation Tuesday by naming an obscure bureaucrat as his new prime minister to form a government that probably will be held in check by military leaders during an unsteady transition to democracy.
Egypt's new PM faces first dilemma over claimed Islamist affiliations
Egypt Names Prime Minister
Egypt's president, Mohamed Morsi, chooses little-known Hesham Kandil as ...
Egypt TV channel caters to fully veiled women
That effort mirrors the cultural changes under way in Egypt since conservative Muslims rose to power after Hosni Mubarak's secular regime was ousted during last year's revolution. Islamists had been heavily repressed for decades, with hundreds jailed ...
New Egypt-based Islamic TV channel caters to fully veiled women
Winnipeg Free Press
Egypt trying to boost nation's football pride
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) -- For the Egypt men's national football team, the Olympic tournament won't be only about trying to win the gold medal. It will be about trying to restore football pride despite political unrest back home and the killing of more ...
Egypt's Olympic Soccer Team Emerges From Violence to Play Brazil
Voice of America
Egypt Marks 60th Anniversary of 1952 Revolution
Voice of America
CAIRO — In Cairo's Tahrir Square, a spokesperson for the Karama party urged a small crowd to complete the goals of the revolution: “bread, freedom, and human dignity.” But she was not referring to the 25 January 2011 uprising that had its epicenter in ...
1952 Revolution in the Spotlight - of Glory and Mistakes
Egypt's Sixty Years of Misery
Egypt's 1952 Revolution in cinema
Egypt eases border restrictions at Rafah crossing
The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip announced on Monday that the Egyptian authorities have approved significant easing of restrictions on Palestinians wishing to enter or leave the strip via the Rafah crossing, or to fly via Cairo International Airport.
Egypt opens to Gaza
Egypt eases entry restrictions on Palestinians
Egypt's move to allow Palestinians freer entry draws cheers and confusion
Thousands of Egypt textile workers suspend strikes
CAIRO, July 24 (Reuters) - Thousands of Egyptian state textile workers suspended their strikes on Tuesday after receiving concessions in a pay dispute that brought a large part of the industry grinding to a halt last week, an activist and a worker said.
Contrary to Gossip, Pyramids Have No Date With the Wrecking Ball
New York Times
Published: July 23, 2012. CAIRO — What's this? Egypt's new Islamist leaders want to raze the Great Pyramids, scratch away the images on the death masks of the pharaohs, maybe even wipe the grin off what is left of the face of the Sphinx? Enlarge This ...
Huffington Post, MSM Facilitate Destruction of Egypt's Pyramids
Egypt's Mursi names little-known minister as PM
CAIRO (Reuters) - President Mohamed Mursi appointed Irrigation Minister Hisham Kandil as Egypt's prime minister-designate on Tuesday but critics questioned whether the little-known technocrat had the political or economic experience for the job ...
Egypt's president designates new prime minister, asks him to form government
CAIRO — Egypt's president on Tuesday appointed a young, independent U.S.-educated Cabinet minister as the new premier, assigned to turn the nation's economy and internal security around after 17 months of instability and protests. The designation of ...
Foreshadowing political events in Egypt
Foreshadowing political events in Egypt. Author Daniel Silva has a knack for predicting important political events. His latest book, “Fallen Angel,” has a Middle-East setting; and while it may be fiction, Silva gives us an interesting look into some ...