Revolution a distant memory as Egypt escalates repression
If you want to know what became of the revolution of 2011, which electrified Egypt and swept then-President Hosni Mubarak from power, you could talk to its leaders. Or try to. Some are in exile, and others in jail. The award-winning liberal activist ...
Without a leader, Egypt's revolution was doomed to fail
2400-Year-Old Coffin's 'Odd' Art Hints at Ancient Egypt's Brain Drain
TORONTO — An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region. In 525 B.C., Persian King Cambyses ...
Living in fear: Egypt's gay community The challenges of being gay in Egypt
But within days, their celebration has turned to shock and sadness: after a video of the "gay wedding" spread across Egyptian social media, the men were arrested and eventually sentenced to three years in prison for distributing pornographic material.
Egyptian authorities arrest men for alleged 'debauchery' in bath house raid
Egypt arrests 25 men in gay bathhouse raid
Cairo bath house raid: How Egypt exploits anti-gay sentiment
Egypt's Rights Groups View Report on CIA Torture With Weary Familiarity
For rights advocates in Egypt, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday detailing years of CIA torture was a reminder not only of the country's past role as a destination for “outsourcing” U.S. torture, but also of a present ...
Egyptian TV crew criticised over police raid on Cairo bath house
A year-long crackdown on Egypt's gay community continued this week with the arrest of at least 25 men at a bathhouse in central Cairo in a sting operation apparently initiated by a television crew. The men were dragged half-naked into police trucks in ...
U.S. News & World Report
Egypt Cautiously Accepts Reconciliation With Qatar
U.S. News & World Report
CAIRO — Egypt declared acceptance of a Gulf initiative, spearheaded by Saudi Arabia, for reconciliation with Qatar. However, certain signs indicate that the agreement has not gone past its formal appearance. A case in point of this is the new ...
Qatar joins Gulf partners in backing Sisi's Egypt
Qatar supports 'strong Egypt' during GCC summit
Qatar Supports Sisi's Egypt Despite Crackdown on Brotherhood
After British, Canadian Embassy in Egypt Closes
The Canadian Embassy in the Egyptian capital closed on Monday over unspecified security concerns, a day after the British Embassy also suspended its services over safety worries. The two Western embassies, located next door to one another in the ...
Egypt: British embassy suspends services for security reasons
Canadian Embassy in Egypt closes amid security fears
Canada closes its Cairo embassy over threats from ISIS-aligned terrorists in ...
New York Times
An Investment Bank Revives Along With Egypt
New York Times
Many cheered Egypt's convulsive revolution in 2011 and its aftermath. EFG Hermes, the country's dominant investment bank, was not among them. Foreign investors and tourists fled. The economy collapsed, and the bank's top two executives faced corruption ...
Spider-Man Comes To Egypt's Streets In A Viral Photo Series
ISTANBUL -- Spider-Man smokes hookah, rides the subway and does laundry with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth -- at least he does in Egypt, according to photographer Hossam Atef. The superhero has taken to Cairo's streets in a new project meant to ...
Egypt: 'Spider-Man' photos aim to show daily struggles
Photographs capture reactions as 'Spiderman' comes to Egypt
Spiderman 'exhausted' by Cairo
Egypt arrests men for 'debauchery' after hosting 'gay bath house orgy'
Egyptian police detained 26 men in a raid on a Cairo bath house after receiving a tip that they were holding gay orgies, a security source said on Monday. Homosexuality is not specifically banned under Egyptian law, but the state does persecute and ...