Egypt pleas for help after deadly Sinai attacks
Egypt's foreign minister will contact ambassadors posted in the country to request additional security support two days after some of the worst anti-state violence claimed the lives of at least 33 soldiers. The soldiers were killed during an attack on ...
Egypt's leader grants military broad powers to put civilians on trial
ISIS Affiliate Turns on Egypt: 26 Killed, 26 Injured
Under siege, Egypt looks for allies
Christian Science Monitor
In Egypt, avenues of political dissent are closing steadily
Christian Science Monitor
Another American citizen, the Egyptian-American Muslim Brotherhood activist Mohamed Soltan, also remains in prison despite US requests for his release, with his health deteriorating because of a hunger strike. And on Sunday, Egypt sentenced 23 ...
Sisi gives Egypt military new powers after Sinai attack
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has authorised the military to protect state facilities after jihadists killed more than 30 soldiers last week. A spokesman said the new law gives the army the right to secure sites like power plants, main roads ...
Egypt Moves Against Both Terror and Dissent
In its latest move against terror and dissent, Egypt on Monday declared all key government facilities military establishments protected by troops for the next two years and detained a prominent pro-democracy activist on trial for organizing an ...
US Signals It Might Back Egypt Bailout
Wall Street Journal
But bailout talks between Egypt and the International Monetary Fund have been stalled for three years. A series of political upheavals and the reluctance of successive governments to implement budget and economic overhauls have kept loan negotiations ...
US to offer Egypt $200mn in aid
Egypt rebuilding, backstage
Lew Urges Egypt to Push Forth With Reforms to Stabilize Economy
Egypt must target neediest in food subsidy reforms: WFP
"(The government) needs to do more on the targeting and they are very conscious of the fact, but first I think they want to strengthen the systems and then (work) on targeting," WFP's Egypt representative and country director, Lubna Alamen, told ...
Alaa Abd El Fattah, Dissident Blogger, Is Re-Arrested in Egypt
New York Times
Alaa Abd El Fattah, an influential Egyptian blogger, was arrested in court on Monday in Cairo as he appealed a 15-year sentence for violating Egypt's ban on attending unsanctioned protests. His lawyer, Mahmoud Belal, described Mr. Abd El Fattah's ...
APNewsBreak: Egypt's Birth Rate Dramatically Rises
Egypt's fertility rate, which has been falling since at least 1980, has risen dramatically in the last six years, according to the results of a new survey released Monday to The Associated Press. The news raises serious economic concerns for the Arab ...
Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 33 security personnel
Egypt has offered to train anti-militant, pro-government Libyan forces while it tries to contain the Sinai insurgency. Security officials say Egyptian warplanes flown by Libyan pilots recently bombed militant targets in Libya. Thirty people were killed ...
Egypt, after Sinai attacks, postpones talks on Gaza's future
CAIRO/GAZA (Reuters) - Egypt announced on Sunday it was postponing talks in Cairo on cementing the Gaza war ceasefire after closing its border with the Palestinian enclave in response to deadly attacks in the Sinai peninsula. Two attacks on Friday in ...