Egypt troops in Sinai sweep mistakenly hit funeral
CAIRO Egyptian troops and police mistakenly fired on a Bedouin funeral in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, security officials said, in the opening salvo of a sweep searching for security personnel kidnapped by suspected militants. The incident ...
Egypt's army blocks roads in Sinai in hunt for kidnappers
Egypt Sends Show of Force to Sinai After Kidnappings
The Egypt-Israel peace test
New Egypt Tax Law: Cuts for Poor, Business Hikes
Egypt's president signed a new tax law Tuesday that cuts the amount paid by poorer Egyptians in the latest move aimed at reforming the country's economy. The changes, which are more favorable than the previous tax law for the country's most vulnerable, ...
Egypt's songs of revolution have given way to a literature of despair
Egypt: Echoes of the revolution far from Cairo
Egypt's 'rebels' gather millions of signatures to protest Morsi
Chevron Nears Sale of Egypt, Pakistan Downstream Assets: Sources- Reuters
Chevron Corp. (CVX) is in advanced talks to sell most of its downstream assets in Egypt and Pakistan in a sale that could be valued at around $300 million, the Reuters news agency said Tuesday on its website, citing three unnamed banking sources.
Chevron nears sale of Egypt, Pakistan downstream assets: Sources
Egypt's Gay Moment
During Egypt's 2011 revolution, lesbians and gays congregated on Tahrir Square, setting up unofficial headquarters of sorts near the Kentucky Fried Chicken. "For the first time, we weren't aliens," Tarek says. "The main challenge was to prove that ...
'Hamas to close tunnels if Egypt will open border'
Hamas said it would be willing to close all smuggling tunnels under the Gaza-Egypt border upon opening of a commercial crossing, Palestinian news agency Ma'an cited Ghazi Hamad, Hamas undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying ...
Families of kidnapped soldiers join police at Rafah border protest
Egypt army ready to launch Sinai rescue
Tunnels between Egypt and Gaza closed
Egypt tourist arrivals rise, not back to pre-revolt levels
CAIRO (Reuters) - The number of tourists visiting Egypt rose in the first four months of 2012, the cabinet said on Tuesday, but analysts say the sector is still suffering from the aftermath of the country's 2011 uprising. The revolt that ousted ...
Egypt's Dollar Black Market Premium Falls Amid Pound Decline
The U.S. currency is selling for 7.47 Egyptian pounds in the Arab country's so-called black market, a 7 percent premium to the official price, according to the average of three quotes from money exchangers compiled by Bloomberg. That's down from a ...
The Daily Star
More Troops Arrive in Egypt's Sinai Over Hostages
Egyptian security officials say they have deployed additional military and police, along with helicopters and rocket launchers, to the northern Sinai Peninsula as part of a buildup in response to the kidnapping of security forces there. Suspected ...
Egypt Forces Kill Gunman in Sinai, Ahram Gate Reports
Egypt's Challenge – Far From Cairo
Our view of Egypt has been focussed on the capital. Yet much of the population still live in rural areas, with ways of life that have changed little for decades. Shaimaa Khalil accompanies a young revolutionary back to his home town in Upper Egypt to ...
23 tunnels to Gaza found in May, says Egyptian military
The Photoshopped image featuring President Hosni Mubarak. Final Issue: 'Crop' challenges dominance of state-produced photos. This piece was written for Egypt Independent's final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press.... READ MORE ...