Egypt court bans YouTube over Innocence of Muslims trailer
In 2007 an Egyptian judge tried to block 49 human rights websites, but his efforts were vetoed by an administrative court. "It is certainly a backwards step compared to what the court ruled [in 2007]," said Amr Gharbeia, civil liberties director at the ...
Egypt's unfinished revolution
Muslim Brotherhood want aide as top Egypt cleric
Egypt Court Orders Block on YouTube Access
Muslim Brotherhood's El Erian: 'Egypt will not prosecute cleric'
Egypt's ruling party, the Muslim Brotherhood, will not prosecute a cleric for issuing fatwas against liberal politicians in the country, one of its leaders has confirmed. Some had feared Egypt could follow Tunisia, where a prominent secular politician ...
Egypt's bid to build foreign investment
In the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution, foreign investment in the country slumped by 75% - a trend that is proving difficult to reverse. Beni Suef is one district which seems to be making some progress, tempting big foreign firms such as Samsung ...
Egypt's prime minister faces suit for slander after claiming infants ...
Hamas: Egypt destroying Gaza smuggling tunnels by flooding them
On its website, Hamas quotes both the owner of a tunnel and an Egyptian security official as saying that Egypt is reinforcing its troops on the border with the Gaza Strip, and that it has halted smuggling through most of the tunnels. By Jack Khoury ...
Hamas: Egypt imposed travel restrictions on Gazans
Aboutrika keeps Egypt on top in Africa
Few teams in Africa can rival Egypt for their standing in the international game, and none boast more Africa Cup of Nations crowns. The Pharaohs lead the entire continent on that front, with their seven wins setting them far apart from nearest rivals ...
Egypt to ban YouTube over anti-Islam film 'The Innocence of Muslims'
Judge Hassouna Tawfiq ordered the Egyptian government to block access to the site as punishment for allowing users to see the film clip he described as "offensive to Islam and to the Prophet [Mohammed]". The "Innocence of Muslims", made by an Egyptian ...
Egypt Inflation Climbs Most in Two Years as Pound Weakens
Egyptian consumer prices last month posted the biggest increase in more than two years after the pound weakened to a record and foreign reserves slid. Prices rose 1.7 percent compared with 0.2 percent in the previous month, according to the state-run ...
Egypt hit with price hikes and rising inflation
Fear and loathing in Egypt
Los Angeles Times
In late January, the United Nations strongly urged the Egyptian government to act, saying it had received 25 reports of assaults on women in Tahrir Square in a single week — 19 of them in a single day. One young woman was hospitalized with lacerations ...
Egypt Sexual Assaults Politically Motivated, Council Says
Anti-Brotherhood protesters block entrance to Tahrir's Mogamma
Egypt faces uphill battle on sexual violence
Egyptian Opposition Groups Call for New Protests After Clashes
Some opposition groups and parties, including the Egyptian Popular Current, are organizing marches to Cairo's Tahrir Square, according to an e-mailed statement. Black-masked youth activists dubbing themselves the Black Bloc have meanwhile said on ...
Candidate for Egypt's new Grand Mufti to be named Monday
Ealier this month, the Egyptian presidency has turned down a request by the Al-Azhar Scholars to extend Gomaa's tenure. Twenty five Al-Azhar professors have nominated themselves for the position. The Senior Scholars Authority will select three final ...