Beating, Torture Fuel Sense Egypt Police Unchanged
(CAIRO) — The video outraged Egyptians, showing riot police strip and beat a middle-aged man and drag him across the pavement as they cracked down on protesters. The follow-up was even more startling: In his first comments afterward, the man insisted ...
US condemns violence in Egypt, urges government to investigate
Cairo police beating: US urges Egypt to control police
Police tortured activist to death, says Egypt opposition
Egypt: Two Coptic Christians Sentenced for Stealing Weapons
New York Times
A criminal court on Monday sentenced two Coptic Christians to three years in prison for stealing weapons from soldiers during a 2011 clash that left more than two dozen Copts dead. The clash took place on Oct. 9, 2011, when a group of Coptic Christians ...
Egypt opposition in muddle over call to oust Mursi
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's main opposition alliance denied on Monday that it was demanding the overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi, backing away from an earlier statement that appeared to do just that. Police and protesters clashed in the Nile Delta ...
The Times of Israel
Egypt says Ahmadinejad to visit Cairo this week, 1st visit by Iranian leader ...
CAIRO – Egypt's foreign minister says Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will visit Cairo this week, marking the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian leader in decades. Even so, Mohammed Kamel Amr described Ahmadinejad's visit as routine, since he will ...
Iranian Shi'ite president to meet Egypt's top Sunni cleric
When they were friends: Egypt and Iran
Iran's Ahmadinejad to visit Egypt this week
Egypt's and the Middle East's Grim Futures -- Revisited
Two years ago, on January 31, 2011, The Huffington Post published my blog titled: "The Outlook For Egypt And The Middle East Is Grim." Referring to a likely new government in Egypt to replace then President Mubarak, the thrust of the post was that ...
US Will Keep Bailing Out Egypt With $1.55 Billion Despite Country's Unrest
Kerry Praises Morsi as Egypt Fetes over New F-16 Warplanes
Egypt police beating: The strange case of Hamada Saber
When video emerged of police beating a naked man in the street close to protests on Friday night, it looked like another case of brutality likely to provoke further anger against the security forces. But the case of Hamada Saber has many strange twists ...
The Daily Star
CORRECTED-Egypt says to finish revised economy plan
CAIRO Feb 4 (Reuters) - Egypt's finance minister has said the government will complete the revision of its economic reform plan this week and invite the International Monetary Fund to visit Egypt soon, the finance ministry said in a statement released ...
Egypt is at a critical juncture as it seeks to revive its fragile economy
Egypt to finish revised economy plan next week: Minister
The Daily Star
Egypt c.bank tightens dollar trading band on interbank market
CAIRO Feb 4 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank has tightened the pound's trading band in the interbank foreign exchange market in an apparent move to slow the currency's decline, a forex dealer at a Cairo bank said on Monday. Banks may now only buy or ...
Egypt Said to Limit Exchange-Rate Moves as Ramez Fights Drop
Central Bank cancels currency auction, to announce new mechanism Monday
Egypt central bank moves to curb pound's decline
Russian tourists dare to tread in Egypt, where many Europeans now fear to go
Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt — Many Western European tourists are too scared of Egypt – even with deep discounts – to take their holidays in this sleepy Red Sea enclave at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula. The town, which is a one hour flight from ...
Security fears damage tourism in Egypt
Russian tourists dare to tread in Egypt, where most Europeans fear to go
Egypt's top court upholds female genital mutilation ban
An Egyptian woman holds a slogan which reads in Arabic "What renaissance without laws or is this just words from the electoral campaign" which refers to President Mohamed Morsi's slogan of a renaissance for Egypt, during a demonstration in front of the ...
Egypt constitutional court rules in favour of criminalising FGM