Jihadist Return Is Said to Drive Attacks in Egypt
New York Times
“Egypt is again an open front for jihad,” said Brian Fishman, a researcher in counterterrorism at the New America Foundation in Washington. “The world is being turned on its head, and, for the United States, the ability to rely on Egypt as a ...
Egypt summons Qatar's chargé d'affaires over Egyptian cleric
Ministry spokesman Badr Abdelatty said the diplomat had been told Egypt wanted Qatar to extradite critics of Cairo's army-backed government, including the Egyptian-born cleric who supports the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood. Abdelatty told journalists ...
8 Al Jazeera journalists charged by Egyptian authorities, network says
Video of Journalists' Arrest in Egypt Seen as Threat to Media
US urges Egypt to free al-Jazeera journalists
Egypt's Sisi 'to run for president'
Egypt's Defence Minister, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said he will run in the presidential elections due to take place by mid-April, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Seyassah reported. In Thursday's edtion of the newspaper, Sisi said: "The decision has ...
7 Extreme Measures Egypt Is Taking To Crush Dissent
Egypt army chief Sisi says will run for president: report
Egypt army chief Sisi to run for president - Kuwait newspaper
4600-Year-Old Step Pyramid Excavated in Egypt
TORONTO — Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades. The step pyramid, which once ...
Newly Excavated 4600-Year-Old Egyptian Pyramid Threatened by Development
4600-Year-Old 'Provincial' Pyramid Discovered In Egypt, Older Than Great ...
New Step Pyramid Found in Egypt; Ancient Wonder is 4600 Years Old
Egypt's military shows it is no friend of freedom
SOME IN Washington argue that the United States has little choice but to support the new military regime in Egypt. While some of its tactics may be distasteful, the argument goes, the military is preferable to the presumed alternative — the Islamist ...
Al Jazeera staff charged in Egypt are named
The others named were Egyptian producers and engineers working for the network in the Qatar, all of whom refute the charges levelled against them, Al Jazeera said. A journalist from the Al Jazeera Arabic channel, Abdullah Al Shami, has been in custody ...
Accused Dutch journalist flees Egypt
Following an intervention from Dutch officials, Netjes was allowed to leave Egypt on Monday. Two British defendants – understood to be al-Jazeera reporters Dominic Kane and Sue Turton – had already left Egypt when the charges were laid last Wednesday.
British reporters deny 'aiding terrorists' in work for Al Jazeera in Egypt
Turton said in a statement: "I am astounded that a warrant is out for my arrest because of my reporting in Egypt last year. I didn't treat the situation there any differently to every other story I've reported on in almost 25 years as a TV reporter. I ...
US Working Group gives wrong advice on Egypt
The Working Group on Egypt (WGE), a nonpartisan US-based group of scholars and experts on Egypt co-chaired by Michele Dunne of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institution, has issued a letter to ...
Islamists spread terrorism in chaos of Egypt, target military to seize control
CAIRO — Islamist militants in Egypt's volatile Sinai Peninsula have increased the number and range of their attacks on military targets as they push to undermine Egypt's top army official, and pursue an Islamist state. Terrorist attacks throughout and ...
Egypt destroys ten militant hideouts in Sinai
41 militants killed, injured in Egypt army raid in Sinai