Egypt orders trial of four policemen over killing of Islamist detainees
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's prosecutor general on Tuesday ordered the trial of four police officers charged with killing 39 Muslim Brotherhood members in August after they were picked up in the crackdown that followed the military overthrow of President ...
Egypt: gunmen open fire at Coptic Christian wedding in Cairo
Murders at weddings and attempted assassinations. Is this what Egypt has ...
In Latest Killing of Egypt's Christians 2 Young Girls Slain
GOP Senator Holds up $60M in Economic Aid to Egypt
President Barack Obama's first package of post-coup economic aid to Egypt is hitting a roadblock in Congress, where a key Republican senator is holding up the transfer of $60 million to a program to spur private investment in Egypt's flailing economy, ...
Egypt suffers more turmoil, the government drafts a protest law
On Saturday October 19, 2013 students of Al Azhar university, the oldest Islamic University in Egypt, organized a protest to condemn what they called 'a military coup' against President Mohammed Morsi and to demand the ouster of the current military ...
Egypt: Government may revise draft protest law
Protest law timing inappropriate before parliamentary elections: Egypt govt ...
Egypt's New Protest Law Sparks Controversy
Egypt gunmen open fire on Coptic Christian wedding in Cairo
Egypt's Coptic Christian community has been targeted by some Islamists who accuse the Church of backing the army's overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi in July. The unidentified attackers fired indiscriminately as people left the church. Continue ...
In Egypt, jihadist group Bayt al-Maqdis claims responsibility for bombing
CAIRO — A shadowy jihadist group based in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula claimed responsibility Monday for a weekend car bombing in a major Suez Canal city, underscoring the growing threat posed by Islamist extremists in Egypt nearly four months ...
Al Jazeera America
Egypt's lobby by proxy wields outsize influence in DC
Al Jazeera America
News recently broke that the Obama administration would be cutting military aid to Egypt in response to the country's military coup and its crackdown against nonviolent protesters. These cuts will be limited and include $250 million in cash assistance ...
Student protests at Egypt's al-Azhar challenge army
CAIRO (Reuters) - Thousands of students from Egypt's al-Azhar University staged a third day of protests on Monday, in one of the boldest challenges to the army since it toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July. The demonstrations demanding ...
Egypt police to be tried over detainee tear-gas deaths
Egypt's state prosecutor has referred four policemen to trial over the deaths of 37 Islamist detainees in August. The officers, including the deputy chief of a Cairo police station, have been charged with manslaughter. The detainees died as a result of ...
Letter from Egypt: hot dates
Fruitful harvest … incense burns over a pile of dates in a Cairo shop. Photograph: Aladin Abdel Naby/Reuters. The road runs north-east from Cairo alongside a wide irrigation canal. At intervals, a cable has been strung from bank to bank, and a small ...
Voice of America
Egypt's Pro-Military Media Decried, Defended
Voice of America
October 22, 2013. CAIRO — Egypt's media have moved, almost as one, to back the military-led government. While press freedom groups have condemned the stifling of a free media, some defend the one-sided coverage as key to Egypt's "war on terror."