In Egypt, sliding toward ruin
The economic facts are stark: Egypt's official foreign-currency reserves in February were $13.5 billion, which would cover a little less than three months of imports. But U.S. officials say that accessible, liquid reserves total only $6 billion to $7 ...
Egypt Shies Away From Economic Overhauls
Impotent Mursi Losing Grip on Egypt as Unrest Prompts Reversals
Egypt opposition wary of US financial overtures
Egypt court throws election timetable up in the air
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court threw the timetable for parliamentary elections into confusion on Wednesday, ordering the cancellation of President Mohamed Mursi's decree calling the vote and forcing a likely delay to polls due to start in April.
Court suspends Egypt's parliament election
Egypt Court Cancels Parliamentary Elections
Egypt court suspends legislative vote
New York Times
A Locust Plague, Shy of Biblical Proportions, in Israel
New York Times
JERUSALEM — For many Israelis, the biblical comparisons were irresistible: locusts were swarming across the border from Egypt three weeks before Passover, like a vivid enactment of the eighth plague visited upon the obdurate Pharaoh. Others with a ...
Israel fights locust swarms migrating from Egypt
Protests rage in Egypt's Port Said for fourth day
PORT SAID/CAIRO, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian protesters demanding the release of prisoners battled police in Port Said for a fourth day on Wednesday, challenging state authority in the turbulent city at the northern end of the Suez Canal.
Deadly unrest in Egypt
Egypt: Troops Move to Stop Clashes in Restive City
Egypt's new order creates identity crisis for police
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO — The young policeman with scuffed boots and sleepless eyes sat on a motorcycle in a neighborhood that no longer feared or respected him. Khaled Sayed wore the colors of his trade: a black beret adorned with a silver eagle. An officer for three ...
Egypt's Jon Stewart? Al Bernameg is a political satire to rival The Daily Show
Early last month, a heart surgeon gave a talk at Egypt's American University in Cairo. As talks by cardiac specialists go, it was very well received. At the end, the students mobbed him – turning what should have been a brisk stroll to the car park ...
Israel battles swarm of locusts from Egypt
Locust clouds were darkening skies on Wednesday, three weeks before the Jewish Passover holiday that recalls 10 Biblical plagues, one of them locusts, that struck Egypt during the exodus of Israelite slaves. The insects covered nearly 2,000 acres (800 ...
Photos: Locusts Swarm into Israel from Egypt Ahead Of Passover
Swarming Locusts Descend on Egypt
Locust swarm of biblical proportions plagues Egypt, Israel before Passover
Tough Questions on Egypt Aid
National Review Online (blog)
That is why Secretary Kerry's announcement of $250 million in aid to Egypt on Sunday was so unfortunate. We have significant interests in ensuring that Egypt remains at peace with Israel, and that the Morsi government does not undermine the democratic ...
Lawmaker Balks at $250B in Aid to Egypt
Obama administration hit for giving Egypt $250M as domestic spending cuts take ...
Though Kerry cited Egypt's "extreme needs," as it tries to strengthen its burgeoning democracy, critics suggested that kind of money could offset some of the $85 billion in automatic cuts this year, which kicked in Friday and are known collectively as ...
Hong Kong aviation officials left out of Egypt crash probe
South China Morning Post
Egyptian authorities have turned down a request from the Hong Kong government to help investigate the hot-air balloon crash that killed 19 people, including nine local tourists, last week. This was disclosed last night in a reply to press inquiries ...