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The factors behind Obama's hands-off approach to Egypt - Los Angeles Times Fri, 23 Aug 2013 01:25:37 GMT

The Guardian

The factors behind Obama's hands-off approach to Egypt
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — In February 2011, when Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak bowed to a popular uprising and relinquished power, President Obama welcomed the change and declared, "Egypt will never be the same." Two and a half years after the elation of ...
Fear of new showdown on Egypt streets in 'Friday of martyrs'Reuters
This was a coup: we must support Egypt's people, not its generalsThe Guardian
Common Ground: Egypt Christians need helpUSA TODAY
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US Pressed to React to Violence in Syria, Egypt - ABC News Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:18:26 GMT

National Post

US Pressed to React to Violence in Syria, Egypt
ABC News
The U.S. is poised to suspend another major weapons shipment to Egypt amid sharp divisions within the Obama administration over whether to cut off aid to the military-backed government. The debate mirrors similar disagreements over intervening in Syria ...
Kelly McParland: Obama's hesitation opens the US to more humiliation in Egypt ...National Post
US pressed to respond to violence, bloodshed in Syria, Egypt; Obama faces ...Ottawa Citizen

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Mubarak Released From Prison Amid Egypt Turmoil - Wall Street Journal Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:13:32 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Mubarak Released From Prison Amid Egypt Turmoil
Wall Street Journal
Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison and private TV stations have shown footage of his arrival at a military hospital in a Cairo suburb where he will be held under house arrest. Tamer El-Ghobashy reports. Photo: AP. News of ...
Ex-Egyptian president Mubarak leaves Cairo prisonUSA TODAY
Egypt's deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak freed from prisonNBCNews.com
Egypt's ex-president Mubarak freed from prisonFox News
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The cost of cutting US aid to Egypt - BBC News Fri, 23 Aug 2013 01:17:56 GMT

BBC News

The cost of cutting US aid to Egypt
BBC News
The Obama administration says it is continuing to review its military aid to Egypt, infuriating those calling for an immediate cut in assistance that would send a strong signal to Egypt's army chief, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The White House's slow ...
Obama Weighs Decision on Cutting Military Aid to EgyptBloomberg
Untangling the fate of US aid to EgyptWashington Post
What Would Happen If We Did Cut Off Aid to Egypt?The Atlantic
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Why Egypt Has Coups … and We Don't - Daily Beast Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:42:23 GMT

Daily Beast

Why Egypt Has Coups … and We Don't
Daily Beast
The hideous events in Egypt make me ask (even as I shudder) how that country will ever settle back into a state of un-murderous co-existence. Can the savagery be forgotten? Is there any hope for political reconciliation? Actually, forget hope: Is there ...


Egypt's Christians Get Trapped in a Crossfire - Wall Street Journal Wed, 21 Aug 2013 01:54:39 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Egypt's Christians Get Trapped in a Crossfire
Wall Street Journal
MINYA, Egypt—Osama Makram Amin woke to the sound of gunfire, looked out his window and saw what he says were young men throwing gasoline bombs at the nearby Coptic Christian church. Earlier that morning, security forces in Cairo had attacked two ...


EU suspends arms sales to Egypt - BBC News Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:35:30 GMT

BBC News

EU suspends arms sales to Egypt
BBC News
EU member states have agreed to suspend export licences for any equipment that could be used for repression in Egypt, but humanitarian aid will continue. The decision was announced by EU foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton after emergency talks in ...
EU denounces Egypt violence but will maintain aid programmesThe Guardian
EU restricts arms sales to EgyptAljazeera.com
Europe suspends export of arms, other equipment to EgyptLos Angeles Times
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Egypt's Hosni Mubarak released from prison - Aljazeera.com Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:10:06 GMT

Aljazeera.com

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak released from prison
Aljazeera.com
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been transferred from prison to house arrest at a military hospital. The longtime autocrat, forced to quit in 2011, was flown by medical helicopter from Cairo's Tora prison on Thursday. He will remain under ...


Chaos in Egypt Spotlights Geopolitical Risk in the Fragile Energy Market - Fox Business Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:01:43 GMT

The Nation

Chaos in Egypt Spotlights Geopolitical Risk in the Fragile Energy Market
Fox Business
Even though Egypt is a minor player on the oil production front, the crisis-ravaged country plays a key role in the energy market because it controls two pivotal transit points: the Suez Canal and the Sumed Pipeline. While a disruption to the free flow ...
Egypt's existential agonyCBS News

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Unrest Delivers Huge Blow to Egypt Tourism - ABC News Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:05:09 GMT

Daily Mail

Unrest Delivers Huge Blow to Egypt Tourism
ABC News
The chairman of the Egyptian Airports Co., Gad el-Karim Nasr, said arrivals at Egyptian airports have dropped by more than 40 percent from Sunday through Tuesday compared to the same time the previous week. He said that in the same time frame, 13,000 ...
Egypt latest: Soldiers stationed at Sharm El Sheikh airport, but holiday ...Daily Mail
Egyptian tourism in crisis as governments prepare to evacuate citizensCNN International

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