Egypt cuts ties with Syria amid mounting hard-line Sunni pressure
CAIRO Egypt's Islamist president announced Saturday that he was cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and closing Damascus' embassy in Cairo, decisions made amid growing calls from hard-line Sunni clerics in Egypt and elsewhere to launch a "holy ...
Egypt's Perilous Drift
Morsi Cuts Egypt's Syria Ties, Backs No-fly Zone
Egypt Cuts Ties With Syria: Mohamed Morsi Orders Closing Of Damascus ...
US-bound Egypt plane diverted after threat
USA TODAY (blog)
LONDON (AP) — A plane from Cairo bound for New York was diverted by fighter jets to an emergency landing in the U.K. after a passenger discovered a letter threatening the aircraft, officials said Saturday. Police said late Saturday there had been no ...
NYC-bound plane from Egypt diverted to Scotland after note found
Flight From Egypt To New York Diverted To Scotland After Threatening...
US-Bound Flight From Egypt Redirected After Bomb Threat
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood denounces Assad, backs Sunni front on Syria
Syria's president and his Shi'ite allies were denounced by leading Sunni Arab voices on Friday, including Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood, which had reached out across Islam's sectarian divide but has now called for jihad. The Brotherhood accused ...
Egypt cuts diplomatic ties with Syria
The rally that Morsi addressed on Saturday was called for by hardline Islamists loyal to the Egyptian president to show solidarity with the people of Syria. However, Morsi also used the occasion to warn his opponents at home against the use of violence ...
Egypt president says country cutting all ties with Syria
Egypt president says country cutting all ties with Syria. Published June 15, 2013. Associated Press. CAIRO – Egypt's Islamist president says he is cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and has ordered that Damascus Embassy in Cairo to be closed.
Egypt cuts relations with Syria, shuts embassy
Egypt's Islamist president announced Saturday that he was cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and closing Damascus' embassy in Cairo, decisions made amid growing calls from hard-line Sunni clerics in Egypt and elsewhere to launch a "holy war" ...
A Judicial Travesty in Egypt
New York Times
Human rights in Egypt have remained under attack even after the 2011 revolution that ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Still, it was a shock when the Cairo Criminal Court convicted 43 employees of foreign nonprofit groups, including 16 Americans, on ...
The Daily Star
Egypt detains man suspected of spying for Israel
CAIRO (Reuters) - Authorities in Egypt have detained an Egyptian man suspected of spying for Israel, the state news agency said on Saturday. He is believed to have been recruited by the Israeli spy agency Mossad in 2011, the agency reported. The state ...
Egypt arrests man for 'spying for Israel'
Egypt arrests man accused of spying for Israel
Egypt Arrests Mossad Spy
Egypt in late stages of verifying reform plan with IMF -c.bank
ABU DHABI, June 15 (Reuters) - Egypt's government is in the late stages of verifying its economic reform programme with the International Monetary Fund before obtaining a $4.8 billion IMF loan, its central bank governor said on Saturday. The loan ...
Ethiopia threatens Egypt water supply with dam on the Nile
CAIRO, June 15, 2013 — “Egypt is the gift of the Nile” said Herodotus, the father of history, more than 2000 years ago when he visited the desert country in which the river is its main vein of life. Unfortunately today, Egypt's Nile is threatened by a ...
Egypt accuses Ethiopia of withholding information on dam project
War of Words Between Egypt and Ethiopia Over Dam Project
Ethiopia defies threats from Egypt, ratifies the Nile treaty