Egypt returns $2 billion to Qatar in sign of growing tensions
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has returned $2 billion that Qatar had deposited with its central bank, after talks to convert the funds into three-year bonds broke down, central bank Governor Hisham Ramez said on Thursday. Egypt authorities have also refused ...
Egypt security forces storm pro-Morsi town
Egyptian troops storm Islamist stronghold of Kerdasa near Cairo
Egypt Police Storm Islamist Stronghold Near Cairo
Egypt: Frenchman dies in police custody amid rising tide of xenophobia
Elsewhere, two Syrian refugees were killed by Egyptian coastguards while trying to flee the country by boat, while a Swiss national has been arrested on suspicion of espionage after being caught in possession of a toy plane. Frenchman Eric Lang, 49, ...
Canadians detained in Egypt go on hunger strike as PM pressed to intervene
Canadians John Greyson and Tarek Loubani to remain in detention in Egypt
Canadians detained in Egypt begin hunger strike
Egypt Returns $2B Worth of Aid to Qatar
Egypt's Central Bank paid back $2 billion in aid to Qatar despite its faltering economy and refused a request by Qatari airlines to increase flights, authorities said Thursday, marking a new low in relations between the two countries. Over the past ...
Egypt sets minimum wage of $170 a month for public sector
Egypt sets frugal minimum wage
Egypt's Cabinet sets minimum wage for government workers to nearly 175 dollars
Egypt Arrests Brotherhood Figure Who Handled News Media
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CAIRO — Security forces on Tuesday arrested Gehad el-Haddad, a senior official of the Muslim Brotherhood who handled the group's communication with the foreign news media, security officials said. His arrest was part of a continuing roundup of ...
Gunfire as Egypt forces begin raid on Muslim extremist stronghold of Kerdasa ...
Egypt's official news agency said Gen. Nabil Farrag, an aide to the police chief of the city of Giza, was killed when militants opened fire on security forces deployed early Thursday to the town of Kerdasa to drive off suspected Islamic militants. It ...
In Islamist Bastions of Egypt, the Army Treads Carefully, and Christians Do, Too
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DALGA, Egypt — A convoy of more than a dozen armored police and army vehicles arrived here just before dawn on Monday, rolling into the rural village that has witnessed the most horrific sectarian violence in Egypt since the military's ouster two ...
Egyptian authorities recapture Islamist-held town
Egypt's deposed leader Morsi tells family: 'I will stand my ground'
Egypt detains Muslim Brotherhood spokesman
Egyptian police storm second Islamist stronghold
Situated on Cairo's western fringes, Kerdasa was one of several Egyptian towns overrun by Islamist hardliners on 14 August, as supporters of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi took revenge on police after the massacre by security forces of around 1,000 ...
Egypt listed as dangerous for journalists
The recent violence and political turmoil in Egypt has seen many journalists arrested on the front line. Six journalists have been killed and at least 25 more arrested, with Al Jazeera being among the most frequently targeted. Among those arrested were ...
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Egypt partially reopens Gaza crossing after week-long closure
GAZA (Reuters) - Egypt partially reopened its border crossing with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, a week after it was closed in response to a deadly attack on an Egyptian military headquarters near the frontier. Witnesses said two buses took 100 ...
Egypt Reports Gains Against Militants in Sinai
Egypt joins Israel as Gaza's jailer
Hamas calls on Egypt to release five Palestinian fishermen sent to jail
Egypt returns $2 bln to Qatar after talks to securitise it fail
CAIRO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Egypt has returned to Qatar $2 billion that the Gulf state had deposited with Egypt's central bank, after negotiations to convert the funds into three-year bonds broke down, central bank Governor Hisham Ramez said by ...