How life (and death) change Egyptian soccer and its American coach
Los Angeles Times
It probably wasn't the best time to take any soccer job in Egypt. Because of the violence the country's top domestic league was shut down twice, leaving the players without pay or a place to play. And when the government declined to provide adequate ...
Egypt paper publishes 'Mubarak interview'
In his first interaction with the media since he was removed from power in February 2011, Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's former leader, has reportedly said President Mohamed Morsi faces a difficult job and it is too early to judge his performance. Mubarak made ...
Egypt's Mubarak Talks for 1st Time Since Detention
Egypt's former president speaks to public for 1st time since detention, says ...
Egyptian Activist Is Released After Questioning
Rebuilding Egypt's police force
Restoring a sense of security for people in Egypt has proved difficult not least because the police there have reputation for brutality and violence. Repairing their tarnished image is a crucial element to that task. That job begins at the country's ...
Globe and Mail
Man goes undercover in Egypt to experience harassment
Globe and Mail
Waleed Hammad dressed conservatively for his secret mission into the world of sexual harassment and abuse on the streets of Cairo, donning a long tan skirt and sleeved shirt, and at times covering his head like many Egyptian women. The 24-year-old ...
3 Arrested in Plot to Bomb Egyptian Cities and Embassy
New York Times
By BEN HUBBARD. Published: May 11, 2013. CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have arrested three militants with ties to Al Qaeda who were planning terrorist attacks in Egyptian cities and against a foreign embassy, the interior minister said Saturday.
Egypt says thwarts suicide attack on foreign embassy
Plot to blow up western embassy keeps pressure on Egypt's Morsi
Egypt 'al-Qaeda linked plot on Western embassy' foiled
The Majalla Magazine
Egypt court to rule next month on challenge to upper house
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's highest court will rule next month on the legality of the upper house of parliament, judicial sources said on Sunday, in a case that throws more legal doubt over a political transition repeatedly disrupted by lawsuits. A ...
President Back in Cairo After Brazil Visit
Egypt T-Bill Yields Jump Most in Two Years on Budget Needs, S&P
The Arab country raised the 5 billion Egyptian pounds ($719 million) it sought at a treasury-bill auction today, according to Finance Ministry data. The average yield on nine-month notes jumped 96 basis points, or 0.96 of a percentage point, to 14.7 ...
Wild rumours of Hamas interference in Egypt find audience
For Hussein, as for several other Cairenes speaking to Ahram Online, Hamas is “for sure involved" in Egypt's domestic affairs. Some say this was at the command of the Muslim Brotherhood leadership in Cairo, while others point to Qatar, “which was ...
UPDATE 1-Egypt given $3 bln Qatari deposit at 3.5 pct - official
Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani promised the money when Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil visited Qatar on April 10. The Gulf state has already lent Egypt $5 billion since President Mohamed Mursi took office last July.
Central Bank receives $3bn Qatari deposit for bonds
The Week Magazine
Dispatch from Cairo: The frighteningly uncertain future of Christians in Egypt
The Week Magazine
For arcane reasons, Copts, the Christian sect indigenous to Egypt, celebrate the holiday on a different date than western Christians, and last Sunday they did so in the typical Egyptian fashion. Coptic youth set off fusillades of fireworks around ...
Egypt Christian teacher's detention extended
Egyptian Christian who stabbed wife kills himself
Copt charged with killing converted Muslim wife commits suicide