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Egypt NGO law could betray revolt's ideals: UN rights chief
CAIRO (Reuters) - The U.N.'s human rights chief said on Wednesday Egypt risked betraying the ideals behind the 2011 revolution and slipping into authoritarianism with a new civil society law. The Arab country was at a "critical moment" more than two ...
UN Official: Egypt NGO Law Imperils Revolt's Ideals - VOA
UN rights chief warns Egypt at risk of drifting away from ideals that ignited ...
UN Official Warns Egypt Law Could Prompt Crackdown
Egypt Wants to Attract Brazilian Investors
Egypt wants more Brazilian investments and increased trade with Latin America's biggest nation, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said Wednesday. "We want to increase trade between our two countries and want more Brazilian investors to invest in Egypt ...
Egypt Investment Collapsing as Citizens Turn Into Vigilantes
In a dimly lit Cairo workshop, Hussein spins a metal pipe on a lathe, sending sparks flying. In a few minutes, it'll become the barrel of a gun. Sometime after that it will join the growing arsenal of illegal weapons on the streets of Egypt. Artisans ...
Egypt court refuses 'Camel Battle' appeal
Egypt Court Upholds Acquittals in 2011 Battle
Egypt high court upholds acquittal of Mubarak loyalists blamed for 'Battle of ...
Egypt's Morsi looks to Brazil for investment, inspiration
The trip to Brazil is not just about the first ever visit by an Egyptian head of state to this leading South American country, which is now the sixth strongest economy of the world, and home to a large and influential community of Brazilians of Arab ...
Brazil, Egypt sign six cooperative deals
Brazil, Egypt ink cooperation accords
In Egypt, Some Women Fight Sexual Harassment With Karate Chops
Aljou Ilhem of Algeria (R) kicks Chaima Madjdi of Egypt during their -53kg final karate match at the All Africa Games in Algiers on July 16, 2007. With sexual harassment on the rise, Egyptian women are now training themselves in self-defense methods, ...
The Renewed Fight For Women's Rights In Egypt
Egypt's foreign reserves give cause for concern
Egypt's foreign currency reserves stood at $14.42bn at the end of April – up from a 10-year low of $13.4bn at the end of March. The cash and gold reserves, critical for financing imports, were boosted by $2bn in cash deposits by oil-rich neighbouring ...
Egypt's foreign reserves jump by $1bn, says Central Bank
Egypt foreign currency reserves up for first time in 5 months
Egypt Net Foreign Reserves Rise to $14.4 Billion in April
Wall Street Journal
Islamists in Egypt Strengthen Their Grip
Wall Street Journal
"We repeatedly requested from the president a neutral government to oversee the upcoming parliamentary elections, but today we saw more Muslim Brotherhood members being added," said a spokesman for Egypt's main opposition coalition, the National ...
Egypt announces cabinet reshuffle
Egypt's judicial authority bill: A 'purge' or 'massacre' of judiciary?
Egypt's Mursi brings more Islamists into cabinet
Egypt's President Morsi Renews Call to Stop Bloodshed in Syria
Wall Street Journal
BRASILIA--Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi repeated his earlier proposal that a group of regional and international leaders as well as the Syrian opposition find a solution to the civil war in Syria, and he renewed his call to stop the bloodshed. "A ...
Egypt soldiers uncover 276 secret smuggling tunnels into Gaza
As many as 154 of the secret passages -- used for weapons and contraband - have been destroyed by Cairo's soldiers in the past few days. It is thought hundreds more tunnels still exist but have been ignored or not yet found by Egypt whose security ...
Israeli ambassador summoned over 'mistreatment' of Egypt diplomats
According to Roshdy, Israeli authorities attempted to stop Egyptian embassy officials from attending Coptic Easter mass on Sunday in Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Amitai was also informed of Egypt's displeasure regarding recent Israeli ...
Egypt summons Israeli envoy over staff mistreatment