Egypt to Create Buffer Zone Along Gaza Border
Egyptian authorities on Tuesday ordered residents living along the country's eastern border with the Gaza Strip to evacuate so they can demolish their homes and set up a buffer zone to stop weapons and militant trafficking between Egypt and the ...
Kansas City Star
Egypt Orders Evacuation Along Gaza Border to Thwart Militants
New York Times
EL ARISH, Egypt — The Egyptian authorities on Tuesday ordered residents living along the country's eastern border with the Gaza Strip to evacuate the area so their homes could be demolished and a buffer zone established to stop weapons and militant ...
Egypt intensifies operations in Sinai as army prepares to evacuate border area
Egypt places civilian infrastructure under army jurisdiction
Large parts of Egypt's civilian infrastructure have been placed under army jurisdiction, a move nominally aimed at terrorists that also makes it easier for the government to try members of the political opposition in the country's opaque military courts.
Egypt considers Gaza wall to block Hamas terror attacks
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, speaks in front of the state-run TV ahead of a military funeral for troops killed in an assault in the Sinai Peninsula, as he stands with army commanders in Cairo. (AP Photo/MENA, Mohammed Samaha) (The ...
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
Islamist militants on verge of capturing Libya's oilfields, Egypt warns
LONDON — Egypt is warning terrorist groups are poised to seize control of Libya's oilfields, as the country's foreign minister appealed for an expansion of the Western-led campaign against jihadists fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq & Al-Sham ...
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 ...
ISIS Affiliate Turns on Egypt: 26 Killed, 26 Injured
Egypt blames 'foreign hands' in Sinai attacks
President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's existence
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 ...
Egypt moves against terror, dissent: Troops to guard key facilities, activist ...
Egypt demands war on Isil reaches other forces of Islamist terror
Sameh Shukri, the Egyptian foreign minister, used a visit to London on Monday to push for a new approach from Britain and the West to Islamist violence in Egypt and its neighbours, modelled on the campaign targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...
Islamists close to seizing Libya's oil, Egypt says
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 ...