Egypt's president has powers that rival Mubarak's
CAIRO – Egypt's Islamist president has given himself the right to legislate and control over the drafting of a new constitution. He has installed at the top of the powerful military a defense minister likely to be beholden to him. Thousands of ...
Egypt's New Defense Chief 'Unwavering' Ally, Panetta Says
Egypt's Islamist president now has powers that rival authoritarian predecessor ...
Gaza: Egypt opening border ahead of Muslim holiday
A bus makes its way from the Palestinian side of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, into Egypt, through an Egyptian-guarded border crossing, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Egypt on Tuesday opened its border with Hamas-ruled Gaza for a three-day period ahead of ...
Egypt condemns 14 to death for 2011 Sinai attack
ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced to death on Tuesday 14 people it said were Islamist militants for a deadly attack on a police station in North Sinai last year, a court official said. The ruling may add to tension in the volatile ...
UPDATE 1-Egypt condemns 14 to death for 2011 Sinai attack
14 Get Death Row in Egypt for Sinai Police Attacks
Islamists vs. Islamists: A Positive for Egypt?
Business Recorder (blog)
GRAINS-US wheat sags after Egypt buys more from Russia
CBOT wheat falls to one-month low on Egyptian purchase * Soybeans end mixed, corn modestly lower in choppy trade * Rain improves U.S. soy crop ratings, corn stable * Prices underpinned by tight corn, soy supply after drought (Updates with closing ...
US wheat sags after Egypt buys more from Russia; corn, soy flat
Egypt and World Bank sign a $200 million loan aimed at creating a quarter ...
CAIRO — Egyptian Cabinet ministers and World Bank officials have signed off on a $200 million project aimed at creating 250000 jobs after more than a year of slow economic growth. The World Bank says the investments will be spent on financing for job ...
Egypt's CIB says Q2 net income grows 18 pct
(Adds detail, company comment). By Tom Pfeiffer. CAIRO Aug 14 (Reuters) - Egypt's Commercial International Bank reported an 18 percent increase in second-quarter net income on Tuesday, above the expectations of analysts who say the country's lenders ...
Research paper offers insight into Egypt's new armed forces chief
CAIRO -- The new commander of the Egyptian military, while a student at the U.S. Army War College seven years ago, wrote a lengthy paper in which he called for the U.S. to withdraw its military forces from the Middle East, encouraged it to revamp the ...
Research paper offers insight into Egypt's new armed forces chief, Sedky Sobhy
Egypt Offers $2.3 Billion Repos; Dollar Bonds Little Changed
Egypt will offer 30 percent fewer seven-day repurchase agreements than last week after exceeding its goal at a treasury-bond auction. The nation's dollar bonds were little changed. The Arab country will make available 14 billion Egyptian pounds ($2.3 ...
Egypt's Orascom Telecom Swings to 2nd-Quarter Profit on Subscriber Growth
Wall Street Journal
DUBAI (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt's Orascom Telecom Holding (ORTE.CI) said Tuesday it swung to a second-quarter net profit of $27 million as it increased the number of subscribers and data usage. In the year earlier period, Orascom Telecom reported a ...
New York Times (blog)
What Egypt's New Guard Thinks About America
New York Times (blog)
LONDON — As analysts grapple with the implications of a purge of the senior echelons of the Egyptian military by Mohamed Morsi, the country's Muslim Brotherhood president, the inevitable question in Washington is where the new guard stands in relation ...