Egypt's Stance on Religious Tolerance
A criminal court in the central Egyptian city of Beni Suef meted out the shocking sentence last week, according to the Arabic-language Egyptian paper Al-Masry Al-Youm. Nadia Mohamed Ali, who was raised a Christian, converted to Islam when she married ...
Family Jailed In Egypt For Becoming Christian
Woman, seven kids jailed in Egypt for reconverting to Christianity
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Egypt's Morsi appoints his former vice president ambassador to the Vatican
CAIRO – Egypt's president has appointed his former deputy as the country's ambassador to the Vatican. Mahmoud Mekki's appointment came in a brief statement issued Thursday by President Mohammed Morsi's office. A career judge, Mekki resigned last ...
US wants more from Egypt on anti-Israel rhetoric
Dutch novelist vows to withhold tax earmarked for Egypt over Morsi slurs
Morsi, Anti-Semitism, and Free Speech in Egypt
Death Toll in Egypt Building Collapse Rises to 26
Egyptian health officials say the death toll in the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in the coastal city of Alexandria has risen to 26. They say the death toll rose when one of the 12 people injured in the accident succumbed to her injures ...
Flats collapse sparks protests in Egypt
Block of flats collapses in Alexandria, Egypt
Egypt building collapse claims lives
How Bad Is It That Egypt's Mursi Hates Jews?
Confronted by visiting U.S. senators about anti-Semitic statements he was captured on video making two years before his election, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi came up with a lame response yesterday. According to Mursi's spokesman, he was ...
US says Egypt needs to do more on religious tolerance
The struggle over the new Egypt now shifts to the trade unions
The Week Magazine
Dispatch from Cairo: Will Egypt let Hosni Mubarak off the hook?
The Week Magazine
AIRO, EGYPT — This week, a high court in Cairo ordered a retrial of ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison last summer in connection with the brutal crackdown against the 2011 revolution that left more than 800 civilians dead.
Egypt's internet activists 'expose Morsi double standards'
In the video, Morsi accused Egypt's Cabinet and the country's former minister of local development, Mostafa Abdel Kader, who tells the president that his words were too harsh. "I am not being harsh. I am being objective and it is my duty to be hard on ...
Egypt's pound: how low will it go?
Financial Times (blog)
Another day, another central bank dollar auction, and another slide in the value of the Egyptian pound to new lows. Where will it stop? After the market panic of early January, a disorderly devaluation seems to be off the cards for now – that's ...
Egypt's pound vox pops: Strong dollar in streets
Egypt's weaker pound unlikely to boost economy
No political deal to pardon Mubarak: Egypt's justice minister
The Egyptian justice minister Ahmed Mekki says granting a pardon to ex-President Hosni Mubarak on health grounds is not up for discussion, given it can only be granted by the country's Attorney General. These comments were made in an exclusive ...
Mixed signals derail investor confidence in Egypt's economy
Michael Jansen: A new twist in Egypt
Egypt c.bank offers $75 mln at 11th currency auction
CAIRO Jan 17 (Reuters) - The Egyptian central bank offered $75 million to banks on Thursday at its 11th foreign currency auction, the same amount it had offered at the last auction on Tuesday earlier this week. The auctions are part of a shift in ...
Egypt central bank accepts bids for $72.9 million in 11th currency auction