Court bans activities of Islamist Hamas in Egypt
Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, which the authorities have declared a terrorist group and which they have repressed systematically since the army ousted one of its leaders, Mohamed Mursi, from the presidency in July. "The court has ...
Egypt: El-Sissi Gives Sign of Presidential Run
Egyptian court bans Hamas amid crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood
Egypt court bans all activities by Hamas
Egypt's Sisi signals he will run for president
Sisi, who ousted Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, in July, said "official procedures" concerning his candidacy were expected in coming days. MENA quoted him as saying at a graduation ceremony at the Cairo ...
Egypt's Sisi moves nearer to presidential bid
Egypt army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi indicates he will run for presidency
Egypt military chief Sisi hints at presidential bid
US Activist Says Egypt Police Assaulted Her
The co-founder of U.S.-based anti-war group CodePink said Tuesday that Egyptian police detained her at Cairo's international airport when she tried to enter the country on route to the Gaza Strip and treated her roughly, fracturing her shoulder as they ...
Egypt: American activist is detained in Cairo, says police injured her
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO — Authorities detained and then turned away a San Francisco-based political activist after she arrived in Egypt with the intention of traveling to the Gaza Strip, Egyptian officials said Tuesday. The activist, Medea Benjamin, boarded a return ...
Court in Egypt bans Palestinian group Hamas
A court in Egypt has banned all activities by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and ordered the seizure of its offices and assets. A lawsuit filed by an Egyptian lawyer had demanded the move because of its links to the Muslim Brotherhood. Egypt's ...
Egypt deports US anti-war activist on way to Gaza
(CNN) -- Egypt on Tuesday deported an American anti-war activist who was trying to travel to the Gaza Strip. Medea Benjamin, who co-founded the Code Pink anti-war group, said she was detained on arrival at Cairo airport Monday evening. She had planned ...
First woman to head a political party in Egypt says it proves the revolution ...
Shukrallah is the first woman – and first Christian – to lead a major Egyptian party. At a time when the 2011 uprising seems to have achieved little, her election is a reminder of the seismic social shifts the revolution unleashed. At least, that is ...
Egypt Gets Demoted To Frontier Market Status
Russell Investments demoted Egypt from its emerging markets index on Tuesday and put it with a host of other African nations in the frontier camp. “Egypt's reclassification is guided by the rules-based, objective and transparent methodology of the ...
Russell Indexes re-classifies Egypt as frontier market
Egypt ETF in Play on Russell Demotion
Egypt: El-Sissi gives new sign of presidential run
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military chief, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, gave his strongest indication yet that he intends to enter presidential elections, saying in a speech Tuesday that he "can't turn his back" if Egyptians want him to run. El ...
Egypt bans Hamas activities in country, judge says
An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned all activities of Hamas in Egypt, a judge said, in another sign that security forces plan to squeeze the Palestinian militant group that runs the neighbouring Gaza Strip. Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim ...