After Sectarian Violence, Coptic Pope Takes on Egypt's President
It would be unfair and inaccurate to say that Egypt's Muslim-Christian problems started with the January 2011 revolution. After all, Coptic Christian churches in Egypt were hit in two separate deadly attacks in the final 14 months of Hosni Mubarak's reign.
Coptic pope's criticism of president marks trend in Egypt, where no one is ...
Concern Grows About Human Rights in Egypt
Egypt's Coptic pope blasts Morsi 'negligence'
Egypt's Revolutionary Cleric Suspended Over Sermon
He was critical of Egypt's military rulers, who were in power for nearly 17 months after Mubarak's fall, and was even summoned for questioning then for inciting to end their rule. During last year's presidential elections, Shahin backed Morsi, costing ...
Egypt's Tahrir Square mosque cleric says he's suspended over sermon critical ...
Dutch Reporter Victim of Citizen Arrest in Egypt
A Dutch journalist working in Egypt said she was released Tuesday from nearly 12 hours in police custody after an Egyptian vigilante arrested her and turned her over to authorities, accusing her of spreading European culture and endangering the country.
Dutch reporter arrested in Egypt on suspicion of spying
Algeria's Lesson for Egypt's Mohamed Morsi: Let the Satirist Be
If Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi needs pointers in how to deal with the wildly popular TV satirist Bassem Youssef—who was charged last week with insulting the president and mocking Islam—he might find them in a nearby North African country: Algeria.
Bassem Youssef, Egypt's Jon Stewart, Harassed for Being Offensive
"Freedom activists" (kidding: they're definitely not) in Egypt are trying to punish Bassem Youssef for making fun of people, ideas, and Pakistan... aka, what I do on most weekdays. Remind me never to travel to Egypt. The first report accuses Youssef of ...
'Insulting Pakistan' new charge against Egypt satirist Bassem Youssef
Egypt satirist faces new probe for 'insulting Pakistan'
Egypt Satirist Faces New Charges of Atheism, Insulting Islam
Egypt: Something Different for a Change
I just flew from Seattle to Cairo. After being here for just a day, it seems like a week. Of course, I swung by the pyramids, got my mug shot with the Sphinx, and rode a camel. But the real fun has been feeling the pulse of post-revolutionary Egypt in ...
Iran Hopes to Restore Tourist Flights to Egypt
Suspension of Iranian tourist flights to Egypt bodes ill for bilateral ties
Egypt suspends tourist flights with Iran until June amid outcry by radical ...
Music of the Baroque triumphs in Handel's 'Israel in Egypt'
“Israel in Egypt” is also a liturgical orphan, drawn as it is entirely from the Hebrew Bible (Exodus and the Psalms) and telling the story of the slavery of the Jews in ancient Egypt, the Plagues, the exodus and subsequent celebration of the Israelites ...
Egypt's autistic suffer from lack of support
Autism specialists and activists campaign annually during April to raise awareness about the condition. Specialists estimate that one in every 250 children in Egypt is born with autism. But in Egypt, there is only one centre that caters to training ...
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Egypt's NGO Funding Crackdown
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But once more, the Egyptian government is threatening to restrict NGOs that receive foreign funds. Exercised about criticism from some of these groups, the ruling party is pushing a bill that would empower the government to decide which groups are ...
Tight security after unrest at Egypt church
The violence erupted as Egypt is negotiating with a visiting International Monetary Fund delegation for a loan of at least $4.8bn to ease a deepening economic crisis aggravated by political and sectarian turmoil. The crisis has hit investment and ...