US quietly allows military aid to Egypt despite rights concerns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry quietly acted last month to give Egypt $1.3 billion in U.S. military aid, deciding that this was in the national interest despite Egypt's failure to meet democracy standards. Kerry made the decision ...
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 ...
US criticises Egypt sentencing of NGO workers
Egypt Convicts Workers at Foreign Nonprofit Groups, Including 16 Americans
Egypt: Prominent Activists Charged Over Protest
Kerry's Secret Gift to Egypt
Several members of Congress said this week that Egypt's sentencing of American NGO workers, who were there to help Egypt build up its civil society and to promote democracy, flew in the face of that very law, meaning that Egypt should not get the money.
Last American NGO worker in Egypt takes flight to avoid prison
INSIGHT: NGO Verdict Revives Calls for Reevaluating US Assistance to Egypt
Hurriyet Daily News
Ethiopia summons Egypt's ambassador over Nile dam attack proposals
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday it is demanding an official explanation from Egypt after comments from politicians suggesting Egypt attack or sabotage a Nile River dam Ethiopia is building. Dina Mufti, a ...
Ethiopia summons Egypt's ambassador over Nile dam
Egypt: Fears Grow Over Ethiopia Dam Plans
Egypt-Ethiopia water dispute escalates after threatening remarks
Egypt's culture 'under attack' from government, claim artists
Following a spate of sackings within Egypt's culture ministry, a new political battleground has emerged in the country's opera houses and theatres. The performers add their voices to a growing chorus of accusations from other institutions who believe ...
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 prosecutor orders trial for leading activists
Chicago Tribune (blog)
On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was sharply critical of an Egyptian court's decision to convict 43 democracy workers, including 16 Americans, in what he described as a politically motivated case against international non-governmental ...
Mubarak-era corruption 'greater than we imagined,' Egypt's Morsi tells Al-Ahram
For Egypt's Opposition, It's Economy, Not Religion
Jailed Egypt blogger begins hunger strike
Egypt's gathering economic gloom leaves millions facing food shortages
The queues get longer every day. The rising cost of food in Egypt is sending more people to the thousands of government-subsidised bakeries across the country offering a lifeline to a population struggling to cope. As they wait for bread, customers in ...
Egypt, Ethiopia and the new dam
Ethiopia has begun operations to divert a portion of the Blue Nile preparatory to the construction of a major dam. Although this project had been anticipated for many years and in spite of repeated assurances from Addis Ababa that it would not affect ...
Ethiopia summons Egypt's ambassador over dam issue
The Ethiopian government has summoned the Egyptian ambassador to demand an explanation after comments were made by politicians in Cairo suggesting their country sabotage a Nile River dam Ethiopia is constructing, AP reported. Ethiopia's Ministry of ...