Egypt Military Chief Reshuffles Commanders
Egypt's military chief ordered a limited reshuffle in military officers Monday, the state news agency reported, replacing the commander in charge of troops in northern Sinai and parts of the Nile Delta where he has been at the forefront of fight ...
Special Report: Egyptian militants outwit army in Sinai battlefield
Egypt's military expands its control of the country's economy
Egypt vows 'decisive' steps after deadly raid
Egypt Crackdown Brings Most Arrests in Decades
Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has jailed 16,000 people over the past eight months in the country's biggest round-up in nearly two decades, according to previously unreleased figures from security officials. Rights activists say reports of abuses in ...
Christian Science Monitor
Egypt's human rights situation is going from ugly to uglier
Christian Science Monitor
Meanwhile the US is considering a resumption of full military aid to Egypt, including delayed Apache attack helicopters the country's military rulers say they need to fight Islamist militants in the troubled Sinai peninsula. Last week, Secretary of ...
Mosques are the new battlegrounds in Egypt's political standoff
Meet the "Jon Stewart of Egypt": Bassem Youssef
The following script is from "Bassem Youssef" which aired on March 16, 2014. Bob Simon is the correspondent. Michael Gavshon and David Levine, producers. One of the most popular television shows in the Middle East is hosted by an Egyptian satirist ...
What About Egypt's Non-Islamist Parties?
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
A major issue in Egypt's political transition of the last three years has been the chronic weakness of political parties not associated with Egypt's Islamists. With crucial elections coming up later in 2014—first a presidential election, probably in ...
Egypt Revolutionary Singer Stopped From Performing
(CAIRO) — An Egyptian singer known for his anti-government songs said Saturday that authorities stopped him from performing at an arts festival attended by the country's interim president and military chief for “security concerns.” ...
Driven by fear, Gulf states finally supporting Egypt
JERUSALEM (MarketWatch) — After three years of political turmoil, social strife, and economic stagnation, a mega-deal announced last week may ignite a long-overdue mercantile momentum along the Nile. The deal promises Egypt $40 billion worth of ...
Egypt's coup has plunged the country into catastrophe
Al-Sisi's austerity request
UPDATE 1-Egypt's GDP grew 1.2 pct in first half 2013/14 - minister
Ashraf al-Arabi said Egypt had spent 25 billion Egyptian pounds ($3.59 billion) of 64 billion pounds pledged in stimulus packages, with much of that money coming in aid from the United Arab Emirates. "We aim to achieve a growth rate in the third ...
Minister: Egypt's GDP grew 1.2 pct in first half 2013/14
Blood In the Streets: A Tale of Egypt and Russia
In June of 2013, the Egyptian stock market was declining precipitously. That's a nice way of saying that it was crashing. On June 24th, the Market Vectors Egypt Index (EGPT) was down over 28% on the year and over 50% from a few years earlier (see chart ...
Egypt says food subsidy bill to be $4.31 bn—report
Asharq Alawsat English
Cairo, Reuters—Egypt's food subsidy bill will be 30 billion Egyptian pounds (4.31 billion US dollars) this year, an amount that is expected to remain stable in the next fiscal year that begins in July, the new supplies minister said, pledging to ...