Egypt and US Argue Over Jon Stewart, 'America's Bassem Youssef'
New York Times (blog)
The American comedian Jon Stewart's criticism of the Egyptian government briefly escalated into a diplomatic incident on Tuesday, as the United States Embassy in Cairo shared a link to a “Daily Show” segment on Twitter, causing the office of Egypt's ...
Egypt Ratchets Up Case Against Satirist, Threatens To Close TV Station
Egypt Steps up Campaign Against TV Satirist
Egypt ruling party slams US 'interference' over satirist
Egypt: The Endangered Country
It would be easy to blame the economic woes that now threaten to engulf Egypt on political uncertainty, corruption and bad policies, and to dismiss its current difficulties as transient in nature, curable by a strong dose of good policies, religious ...
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Tweet tussle between U.S. embassy, Egypt over 'Daily Show' clip
Turns out that the the office of Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi did not at all care when the U.S. Egyptian Embassy retweeted a link to an episode of "The Daily Show" in which host Jon Stewart skewered the government for ordering the arrest of ...
Tunisia and Egypt need the Arab revolutions to spread
So after Tunisia and Egypt had fallen in quick succession, later uprisings were hijacked, as in Libya, or crushed, as in Bahrain, while sectarian toxins were pumped throughout the region, escalating the bloodshed in Syria in particular, and cash was ...
New York Times
Egyptians Struggle as Wary Tourists Stay Away
New York Times
The changes to Egypt's complexion have been just as startling, as coveted tourism destinations have become bargain stops, celebrated temples have emptied and residents have directed their anger at the capital, Cairo, the site of the interminable ...
Egypt, Iran at odds over tourism restrictions
First official tour group from Iran in decades arrives in Egypt
Zaazou - 20 Percent Increase in German Tourism to Egypt
Iranian Tourists in Egypt Showcase Warming Ties
Diplomatic relations were frozen for decades after Egypt signed the 1979 peace treaty with Israel and Iran went through the Islamic Revolution. But Morsi has been reaching out to Tehran since he came to power in June 2012. Morsi broke barriers by ...
First batch of Iranian tourists arrives in Egypt
Egypt, Sudan: Kidnap and trafficking of refugees and asylum-seekers must be ...
Egypt and Sudan must make urgent and concerted efforts to stop asylum-seekers and refugees being kidnapped from camps in Sudan, forcibly transported to Egypt, and being severely abused in the Sinai desert, Amnesty International said in a new briefing.
US Blasts Arrest Warrant Against Egypt Satirist
The U.S. State Department said Monday that arrest warrants and the investigation of a popular Egyptian satirist and other critics of Egypt's Islamist president highlight a "disturbing trend" of growing restrictions on freedom of expression in the country.
US warns Egypt's transition may be backsliding
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is warning that Egypt may be backsliding in its transition to democracy. Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is concerned about recent arrests, street violence and the Egyptian government's inability to ...
Yahoo! News (blog)
Egypt president's party blasts US on TV satirist
Yahoo! News (blog)
Associated Press/Amr Nabil - A bodyguard secures popular Egyptian television satirist Bassem Youssef, who has come to be known as Egypt's Jon Stewart, as he enters Egypt's state prosecutors office to face accusations …more of insulting Islam and the ...