The Coptic Christians of Egypt
Think of Egypt and the first thing that comes to mind is not Christianity. But Egypt is home to the Copts, one of the world's oldest Christian communities, with roots dating back to the time of Christ himself. Back then, the word “Copt” meant, simply ...
Egypt's Coptic Christians relieved at Morsi's fall
"60 Minutes" reports on the Copts, Egypt's Christians who have suffered one of ...
Egypt to vote on amended constitution mid-January
A key referendum on Egypt's amended constitution will be held next month, the interim president said Saturday, calling on citizens to vote "yes" for a document that will be a major test for the country's military-backed government and political ...
Egypt pushes 'Constitution for All' - but mostly Westerners
World briefs: Constitution vote date set in Egypt
Islamists asked to vote in Egypt constitution poll
Egypt to Vote Next Month on New Constitution
New York Times
CAIRO — Egypt's interim government on Saturday set Jan. 14 as the start of a two-day referendum on a revised Constitution, which will be the first gauge of support for the military's ouster of Egypt's first fairly elected president, Mohamed Morsi of ...
Winston Churchill's Egyptian Getaway: The Old Cataract Hotel
The Old Cataract Hotel, built in 1899, is owned by the Egyptian government but managed by Sofitel, a French luxury hotel group. It's a beacon of luxury and charm perched on the Nile in Egypt's southern city of Aswan, not far from breathtaking antiquities.
Egypt prosecutor targets father of boy arrested over "pro-Mursi" ruler: lawyer
CAIRO (Reuters) - A prosecutor has ordered the arrest of an Egyptian man whose 15-year-old son was detained last month for owning a ruler bearing a symbol associated with the Muslim Brotherhood, the family's lawyer said on Sunday. Mohamed ...
Egypt to repay part of debt to oil companies in Egyptian pounds
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will pay $300 million of the money it owes to foreign oil companies in Egyptian pounds, a Finance Ministry statement said, as part of a $1.5-billion repayment scheme designed to revive confidence in its economy battered by years ...
Egypt: 3 Christians Sentenced for Killing a Muslim
An Egyptian criminal court convicted three Christians Saturday of killing a Muslim man, a judicial official and the state news agency said, in a dispute that that left nine people dead in some of this year's worst sectarian violence. Six Christians ...
Christian sentenced to life in Egypt
Egypt: 3 Christians Get Prison Sentences for Killing Muslim -- and Guess Who ...
Egyptian Copt gets life over sectarian killings
Worldview: A standoff in Egypt, with economy also in limbo
A respected jurist and former member of Egypt's upper house of parliament, Mohamad Tosson was clearly frustrated, as he talked to me over tea in a dim hotel lobby. He has been permitted to see Morsi only once since the military ousted and jailed him in ...
Egypt police 'inflict pain like it's an art'
Almost three years after Egypt's 2011 revolution, during which police were notoriously abusive, brutality in custody is reaching levels not seen since the years of Hosni Mubarak. “My client was beaten for three continuous days,” says Farouk's lawyer ...
Egypt's Nilesat shut down 10 'sectarian' Islamist channels in 2013
The Egyptian satellite company Nilesat closed 10 'sectarian' TV stations in 2013 after complaints against their content, Nilesat head Tharwat Mekky said on Sunday. Five of the channels, Al-Yarmouk, Al-Quds, Al-Hafez and Al-Nas and Ahrar 25, are ...