Egypt faces police strikes amid daily protests
CAIRO Egypt's interior minister on Sunday declared he would not allow vigilantes or militias to take over police duties, while admitting his police force has been strained by daily protests, clashes, criticism, and groups of officers going on strike ...
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Egypt rejects any suggestion of stop-gap IMF funding
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt on Sunday rejected any suggestion of stop-gap IMF funding to help it through a political and economic crisis, saying only broad structural measures as part of a package agreed with the Fund can tackle the country's soaring ...
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Egyptian minister warns of police strain
Lawmakers have raised the possibility of legalising private security companies granting them right of arrest [Reuters]. The Egyptian interior minister has said daily protests, clashes and harsh media criticism have strained the nation's police forces ...
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As Crisis Deepens in Egypt After Ruling on Riot, Calls for a Military Coup
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PORT SAID, Egypt — Just months ago, demonstrators here and around Egypt were chanting for the end of military rule. But on Saturday, as a court ruling about a soccer riot set off angry mobs, many in the crowd here declared they now believed that a ...
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Egypt raises alert level in Sinai
Egypt's interior ministry told police in the Sinai Peninsula to raise a state of emergency after obtaining intelligence that "jihadists" might attack their forces there, state media reported. Officials have expressed growing worries about security in ...
Militants launch missile in Egypt's Sinai
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Egypt arrests Israeli for illegally crossing border
Egyptian security forces arrested an Israeli citizen in Taba after he illegally crossed the border without a passport. The man told Egyptian interrogators that he crossed over from Eilat and was looking for the tomb of a rabbi in the town of Damanhour ...
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Unrest in Egypt over Port Said football riot sentences
Rival football fans in Egypt have protested over sentences handed down over riots at a match in Port Said in February last year. The court upheld 21 death sentences and handed down prison terms to other defendants over the violence, which claimed 74 ...
Hamas: Egypt promised to pressure Israel over cargo trucks to Gaza
Egypt promised to pressure Israel to increase the number of cargo trucks allowed to the Gaza Strip through the Karam Abu Salem crossing, in accordance with the truce signed by the resistance factions and Israel after the last war, Hamas Foreign ...
UPDATE 2-Egypt inflation jumps as currency slides, hurting poor
Illustrating the squeeze on living standards since Egypt's 2011 revolution, data on Sunday showed prices in towns and cities rose 8.2 percent in the year to February, sharply higher than the 6.3 percent the previous month. Economists blamed turmoil on ...
Islamists in Egypt unite to stave off opposition
Meanwhile, an important Salafi leader of the Raya party, Hazem Salah Abu Ismail, tried to tie the opposition protests to foreign powers, warning about a “scheme of global powers to sabotage the country,” according to the Egypt Independent website.
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