Egypt demands Ethiopia halt Nile dam, upping stakes
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will demand Ethiopia stop building a dam on one of the main tributaries of the Nile, a senior government aide said on Wednesday, ramping up a confrontation over the project that Egypt fears will affect its main source of water ...
US groups lash out at Egyptian court convictons of 16 American non-profit workers
CAIRO – Critics railed against the sentencing Tuesday of 43 people, including at least 16 Americans, to up to five years in prison for illegally using foreign funds to foment unrest with regard to their work with non-governmental groups. Democratic ...
Ray LaHood's son sentenced to jail in Egypt in absentia over pro-democracy ...
By Charlene Gubash and Alastair Jamieson, NBC News. CAIRO - The son of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was among 16 Americans sentenced to jail in absentia by a court in Egypt Tuesday, part of a diplomatic dispute over the activities and ...
Egypt: Prominent Activists Charged Over Protest
Twelve of Egypt's best known bloggers and activists are headed for trial on charges of instigating violence during a March demonstration against the president's Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's state prosecutor announced Wednesday. This was the latest ...
Egypt Convicts Workers at Foreign Nonprofit Groups, Including 16 Americans
US criticises Egypt sentencing of NGO workers
Egypt must overturn jail sentence for NGO workers
Egypt court sentences 43 nonprofit workers, including 16 Americans; US is ...
CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced 43 non-profit workers, including the son of the U.S. secretary of transportation and 15 other Americans, to prison in a case against foreign-funded pro-democracy groups. The ruling and heavy jail time of ...
Egypt's Left Behind - by David Kenner
CAIRO, Egypt — In an Egyptian courtroom on a sunny summer morning, a judge declared that 43 employees of non-governmental organizations in Egypt, including more than a dozen Americans, were criminals. The ruling marked another blow for civil society ...
Ethiopia official labels Egyptian attack proposals over new Nile River dam ...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Egyptian officials tried to cool tensions with Ethiopia Wednesday over the new Nile River dam project by highlighting its “neighborliness” as the Ethiopian prime minister's spokesman insisted that nothing would stop the dam ...
Egypt says 'all options are open' in dealing with Ethiopian dam
“All options are open” in dealing with an Ethiopian dam seen by Egypt as a threat to its historic rights to Nile waters, an adviser to Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi warned on Wednesday. “It is Egypt's right to defend its interests, and other people ...
Egypt warns 'all options open' on Ethiopia dam
Egypt irrigation minister hints at covert response to Ethiopia dam project
Ethiopia: Egypt attack proposals 'day dreaming'
Wall Street Journal- India
Lack of Bank Guarantees Stalls Egypt Oil Deals
Wall Street Journal- India
DUBAI—Cash-strapped Egypt is struggling to complete oil supply deals agreed on with Iraq and Libya, seen as vital for easing its fuel shortages, because it has been unable to provide acceptable bank guarantees, officials familiar with the matter said.
Egypt medics perform surgery by 'mobile-phone light'
Egyptian doctors had to use the light generated by their mobile phones to perform surgery after a sudden power cut at a hospital, local media report. The patient was about to have a minor gall-bladder operation when the lights went out in the southern ...