Analysis: Egypt has all the ingredients for an insurgency
Middle East analysts and U.S. intelligence officers have told me they worry an insurgency may break out in Egypt. At a minimum, such an uprising could cause sporadic violence against the government, the Egyptian military and foreign visitors. Far worse ...
Anti-US Hostility Ramps Up in Egypt
Egypt sides told to end 'dangerous stalemate'
McCain worries Egypt may suffer prolonged violence
Bitterly divided Egyptians celebrate Eid
CAIRO (Reuters) - Supporters of Egypt's deposed Islamist president rallied in the thousands in Cairo on Thursday to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday and demand his restoration as the military held back from breaking up their protests. The rarely-seen ...
Egypt May Not Need Fighter Jets, But The US Keeps Sending Them Anyway
Every year, the U.S. Congress appropriates more than $1 billion in military aid to Egypt. But that money never gets to Egypt. It goes to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, then to a trust fund at the Treasury and, finally, out to U.S. military ...
Egypt Cannot Possibly Use All Of Its US-Made Tanks 'Short Of An Alien Invasion'
Egypt at 'dangerous stalemate' in political crisis
"This remains a very fragile situation, which holds not only the risk of more bloodshed and polarization in Egypt, but also impedes the economic recovery, which is so essential for Egypt's successful transition," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and ...
Egypt's Coptic Pope concerned over risks of attacks
A bishop in Egypt's Coptic Church says Pope Tawadros II has cancelled weekly public meetings due to concerns over possible attacks on his congregation. Bishop Angaelos, who heads the Church in the UK, says in one incident the flag of al-Qaeda was ...
Egypt Christians on the defensive as Islamists wage hate campaign in south
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In Egypt, Eid Is Bittersweet
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The next Egyptian leader who will be thrown out of office by public protest, they add, is Army Chief Abdel Fatah el-Sissi, the man who orchestrated Morsi's ouster on July 3. The Egyptian public is now profoundly divided between those who support Morsi ...
Morsi's wife in surprise show at Egypt rally
The wife of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi has addressed thousands of his supporters at a protest rally in Cairo, in her first appearance since her husband's overthrow. Naglaa Mahmoud, Morsi's rarely seen wife, made a surprise appearance on ...
Israel shuts airport at Egypt border, citing security
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel took the rare step of shutting its southernmost Eilat airport near Egypt's Sinai peninsula for two hours on Thursday citing security concerns, military officials said. A military spokeswoman said the airfield in the Red Sea ...
Amid tensions in Egypt || Eilat airport closes briefly on Israeli army orders
Israel shuts Eilat airport at Egypt border, citing security
Israel briefly closes Eilat airport after Egypt warns of possible rocket ...
Egypt's Top General And His US Lessons In Democracy
Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the man at the center of the military takeover in Egypt, is the latest in a series of American-trained foreign officers to oust a civilian government. Just seven years ago, he was a student at the Army War College in rural ...
Will Sissi seek Egypt's presidency?
Egyptian political talks have failed, government says
CAIRO — Egypt's interim government said Wednesday that negotiations to end the nation's political standoff have failed and that its plan to break up protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi is “final.” The declarations by the president ...