Egypt's president claims victory in release of 7 security personnel abducted ...
CAIRO — The safe release Wednesday of seven conscripts kidnapped by suspected militants in Sinai brought a victory for Egypt's Islamist president after months of criticism that his government is mismanaging the country. Seated with top military brass ...
Seven Egypt security force hostages freed in Sinai
Military: 7 kidnapped soldiers freed in Egypt
Sinai kidnappers free Egypt police, soldiers
In Brotherhood's Egypt, blasphemy charges against Christians surge ahead
Christian Science Monitor
A blasphemy trial against a Christian teacher in this Egyptian city renowned for its Pharaonic monuments is among a wave of cases that have Egyptian Christians worried they can be jailed for insulting Islam on the flimsiest of evidence. Skip to next ...
Egypt: detained Christian teacher released on bail
Oppenheimer tells Apache to sell its Egypt assets
Apache is one of Egypt's largest acreage holders, controlling 9.7 million gross acres in the country's Western Desert. Only 18% of the acreage has been developed, “providing us with considerable exploration and development opportunities,” the company ...
Egypt TV: 7 security personnel kidnapped in Sinai freed
CAIRO Egyptian state TV says six policemen and a border guard kidnapped by suspected militants in the Sinai Peninsula last week have been freed. The report says the men were let go in the middle of the desert by their captors and the military was ...
Egypt: Security Forces Fire on Funeral
New York Times
Egyptian officials say soldiers and police officers mistakenly fired on a Bedouin funeral in the Sinai Peninsula during a search for kidnapped security personnel. The officials say the troops thought the funeral convoy was carrying gunmen who refused ...
Egypt court sentences four men to hang for killing priest
An Egyptian court sentenced four men on Wednesday to death by hanging for the 2011 killing of a Coptic Christian priest in his apartment in the southern city of Assiut, state news agency MENA reported. The four were found guilty of killing Reverend ...
Mursi appeals to Egypt opposition for unity
“To all those who love Egypt, to the opposition, those who love this country and care for its interests, let's proceed together... help each other, love each other more... and move forward,” said Mursi. The Islamist president was speaking after a ...
Q&A with US Ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson
Black and white photos of Egypt's late president's catch the eye, along with an iconic photo of jazz legend Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet next to the pyramids and sphinx. Patterson, who has been in the post for two years, remained welcoming ...
New Egypt tax law: cuts for poor, business hikes
Egypt: Echoes of the revolution far from Cairo
Egypt's songs of revolution have given way to a literature of despair
Egyptian soldiers' kidnapping was unplanned: Anonymous source
The abduction of seven Egyptian security personnel last week in the Sinai Peninsula was an unplanned act by aggrieved local Sinai residents, a high-ranking government official was quoted as saying by Ahram's Arabic-language website on Wednesday.
Egypt still 'safe place for Americans': Attacked US scholar
Egyptian resentment toward US government policies may be justified – but this doesn't make Egypt a dangerous place for Americans, Christopher Stone, the American scholar stabbed outside the US embassy in Cairo earlier this month, told Ahram Online.
The struggle: Egyptians obtaining foreign visas