New Governor Is a Shock to Some Inside Egypt
New York Times
CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president appointed a new governor of Luxor on Sunday who comes from the political arm of an Islamist group that once carried out terrorist attacks that killed dozens of tourists, soldiers and police officers in the same city.
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Egypt Stock Trading Slumps to Five-Year Low Before Protests
Trading in Egypt's benchmark stock index, the world's worst performer in June, tumbled to the lowest level by value in five years, on concern anti-government protests will bring the nation to a “tipping point.” Shares of about 70 million Egyptian ...
Egypt appoints 17 governors, including 8 Islamists
Egypt appoints 17 governors, including 8 Islamists. Egypt's president on Sunday appointed 17 new provincial governors, including seven members of his Muslim Brotherhood. Post to Facebook. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Tweeted!
EU audit finds €1bn aid had little effect on Egypt
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Under Hosni Mubarak's rule, Egypt's authorities took a tough line on Egyptians coming home after waging "jihad" in places like Afghanistan, Chechnya or the Balkans, fearing they would bring back extremist ideology, combat experience and a thirst for ...
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Egypt crisis delayed Ethiopia's approval of Nile water deal, says minister
He added that both downstream nations, Sudan and Egypt, had been invited to attend meetings to discuss new agreements but “when the point of signing new agreements that guarantee equal shares of the Nile reached, both of them refused to sign.”