U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Egypt Needs to Act
New York Times
President Obama's decision to provide $250 million in aid to Egypt is a vote of confidence in a country that is critical to stability in the region but is also teetering on the edge of economic disaster. It is now up to Egypt's government — and its ...
Does Obama Want to Be the Leader of the Free World?
Egypt's American lifebuoy
US makes 'good faith' economic aid package to Egypt
Kerry Announces $250 Million in US Aid for Egypt
New York Times
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Secretary of State John Kerry announced Sunday that the United States would provide $250 million in assistance to Egypt after Egypt's president promised to move ahead with negotiations with the International Monetary Fund over ...
Secretary Kerry, now is not the time to give money to Egypt's Muslim brotherhood
Release of $250 million to Muslim-led Egypt stokes debate
John Kerry releases $250m in US aid to Egypt as reward for political reforms
Violent protests erupt for second day in Egypt's Port Said
CAIRO (Reuters) - Protesters threw petrol bombs and stones at police officers who responded by firing teargas in Egypt's Port Said on Monday, a day after five people were killed during demonstrations in the Suez Canal city. Violent protests have ...
Egypt clashes: Port Said security headquarters torched
Clashes erupt in Egypt's volatile Port Said
Violent protests rage on in Egypt's Port Said
Locust Swarms Descend on Egypt Like Biblical Plague
Folks in Giza, Egypt — home of the famous pyramids — are presently grappling with just such a plague, having to fend off upwards of 30 million locusts according to official estimates (via Arutz Sheva). The insects arrived this weekend, coincidentally ...
Locusts Swarm Egypt, Put Israel On High Alert Ahead Of Passover
Israel issues locust alert after bugs plague Egypt
WATCH: A plague of locusts swarms Egypt
Egypt: Christian Arrested on Molesting Charge
An official says a Coptic Christian has been arrested on charges of molesting a neighbor child, adding to sectarian tensions in Egypt's south. The arrest came after Muslims set fire to the Copt's house. The incident took place in Assiut province. Over ...
Kerry Is Hoping to Nudge Egypt Toward Reforms
New York Times
“It is paramount, essential, urgent that the Egyptian economy get stronger, that it gets back on its feet,” Mr. Kerry told a group of Egyptian and American business executives in Cairo. “It's clear to us that the I.M.F. arrangement needs to be reached ...
UPDATE 1-Egypt sets limits on share transfers of local stocks
CAIRO, March 4 (Reuters) - Egypt has set limits on the amount of shares local companies can transfer into internationally-traded global depository receipts after a controversial deal involving one of the country's biggest firms. Egypt's financial ...
Egypt Index Drops Most in 3 Months on OCI Tax Probe Escalation
Egypt stocks plummet on Sawiris travel ban
Orascom: Disputed taxes LE4.7 billion, no travel ban for Sawiris
Politicizing Security Sector Reform in Egypt
A couple of weeks ago, Egypt's renowned intellectual Dr. Fahmy Howeidy summarized a study I conducted earlier on security sector reform (SSR) in Egypt. Howeidy was trying to highlight an important fact: the availability of the SSR “know-how” in Egypt, ...
Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Egypt
US Department of State (press release)
Special Advisor Jacobs will meet with Egyptian Government officials and non-governmental organizations to promote Egypt's accession to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. She also will discuss how Egypt and the ...
Egypt hot-air balloon crash was 'hell', says Scottish survivor
South China Morning Post
The only holidaymaker who survived last week's hot-air balloon disaster in Egypt that left nine Hongkongers dead has described the swift, uncontrolled ignition that sparked the tragedy as "hell". Michael Rennie, who watched from the ground as his wife, ...
Egypt Balloon Crash: Pilots Defend Colleague Momin Murad In Fatal Hot-Air ...
Egypt Balloon Pilots Defend Colleague in Crash