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Protest Is Muted as Egypt Levels Border Area in Sinai - New York Times Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:46:41 GMT

New York Times

Protest Is Muted as Egypt Levels Border Area in Sinai
New York Times
CAIRO — Egyptian officials faced little popular backlash on Thursday after the military demolished dwellings and displaced thousands of people in a town bordering the Gaza Strip, suggesting the government still enjoyed wide latitude from the public to ...
Israel Builds Homes, World Screams; Egypt Destroys Homes … *Crickets*legal Insurrection (blog)
Egypt army readies to target Sinai extremistsAl-Arabiya
Opinion: Egypt trapped between two warsAsharq Alawsat English
The Daily Star -World Tribune -Middle East Eye
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Fareed Zakaria: Why democracy took root in Tunisia and not Egypt - Washington Post Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:14:24 GMT

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Fareed Zakaria: Why democracy took root in Tunisia and not Egypt
Washington Post
Tunisia's relative success is a marked contrast to the abysmal failure of Egypt, the Arab world's largest and once most influential country. As in Tunisia, Egyptians also overthrew a dictator three years ago. But after a brief experiment with democracy ...
Defeat could turn out an advantage for Tunisia's IslamistsMiddle East Eye

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The Middle Eastern nation whose economy is zooming - CNBC Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:04:19 GMT

CNBC

The Middle Eastern nation whose economy is zooming
CNBC
A year ago, Egypt's economy had been crushed by political turmoil. The Arab Spring had culminated in a military takeover and the installation of the current president, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. There were curfews and scenes of violence on the streets of Cairo.
Egypt stands ready to support Libya says SisiLibya Herald
Sisi to Okaz: Egypt has clear, specific vision, pre-studied prioritiesEgypt SIS (press release)

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Egypt Flattens Neighborhoods to Create a Buffer With Gaza - New York Times Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:20:50 GMT

New York Times

Egypt Flattens Neighborhoods to Create a Buffer With Gaza
New York Times
CAIRO — With bulldozers and dynamite, the Egyptian Army on Wednesday began demolishing hundreds of houses, displacing thousands of people, along the border with Gaza in a panicked effort to establish a buffer zone that officials hope will stop the ...
Egypt blows up houses for Sinai buffer zoneAljazeera.com
Sinai attack threatens Egypt-Hamas tiesAl-Monitor
Egypt demolishes Sinai homes for Gaza border bufferBBC News
Al-Arabiya -Jerusalem Post -BBC News
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When the Greeks Ruled Egypt - The New York Review of Books (blog) Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:17:08 GMT

The New York Review of Books (blog)

When the Greeks Ruled Egypt
The New York Review of Books (blog)
The Ptolemies who ruled Egypt for nearly three centuries, from about 320 to 31 BCE, had a difficult dual part to play: that of Hellenistic monarchs, in the mold of Alexander the Great, and, simultaneously, Egyptian pharaohs. The founding father of ...


Pharaoh Thutmosis-era temple found by accident in Egypt - Telegraph.co.uk Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:06:09 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

Pharaoh Thutmosis-era temple found by accident in Egypt
Telegraph.co.uk
The ancient Egyptians sometimes referred to their temples as "houses of eternity" or "mansions of millions of years", reflecting the fact that many were made of stone and unlikely to perish. "Modern Egypt is literally stacked on top of old Egypt, so ...
Ancient Egyptian Temple Discovered After Illegal DiggingEgyptian Streets
Ancient temple unearthed in Egypt after illegal diggingITAR-TASS
Seven Arrested in Egypt for Excavating Ancient TempleArchaeology
i24news -Al-Shorfa
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Egypt steps up efforts ahead of UN human rights review - Al-Arabiya Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:13:36 GMT

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Egypt steps up efforts ahead of UN human rights review
Al-Arabiya
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign affairs announced this week the beginning of an “intensive preparation” to show its “full commitment to respect the international conventions and the fundamental rights and freedoms,” ahead of the U.N. review on human ...

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Egyptian Media to Limit Criticism of Government - New York Times Mon, 27 Oct 2014 01:02:31 GMT

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Egyptian Media to Limit Criticism of Government
New York Times
CAIRO — A group of Egyptian newspaper editors pledged Sunday to limit their criticism of state institutions, a day after Egypt's president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, warned of a “conspiracy” behind a militant attack last week that killed at least 31 ...
Egypt places civilian infrastructure under army jurisdictionThe Guardian
Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 33 security personnelReuters
Egypt Leader: 'Foreign Hands' Behind Sinai AttackABC News
BBC News -Aljazeera.com -BBC News
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Egypt Orders Evacuation Along Gaza Border to Thwart Militants - New York Times Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:33:45 GMT

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 ...


Symbols of Egypt: What's the connection? - The Southern Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:09:47 GMT

The Southern

Symbols of Egypt: What's the connection?
The Southern
The Thebes Courthouse is pictured from the Mississippi River in January 2013. Thebes is one of several Southern Illinois communities -- along with Cairo and Karnak -- to draw inspiration for its name from the region's ties to the wider name Egypt.