Egypt's leader urges America to reinstate military aid for fight against terror
Egypt's de facto ruler urged President Obama to restore the military aid suspended last year after Egypt's armed forces ousted the country's president and warned that America's unwillingness to combat Islamic extremists in strife–ridden Arab states was ...
US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt
Cairo bombing 'kills senior Egyptian policeman'
US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt, relaxing hold on aid
State Department clears Egypt to receive some military aid, including helicopters
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance. Secretary of State John Kerry informed Egypt ...
U.S. Supplying Egypt With Attack Copters Easing Aid Halt
US Clears Egypt for Some Military Assistance
State Dept. says Egypt cleared for US military aid
Christian Science Monitor
Tilt towards military unbalances Egypt's ultra-conservative Salafists (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Although Salafists have traditionally taken a quietist approach to politics, after 2011 they changed tack and created al-Nour, an ultra-conservative political party that aimed to protect Egypt's Islamic identity. It surprised many by winning a quarter ...
Tilt towards military unbalances Egypt's ultra-conservative Salafists
Egypt: the world watches as journalism goes on trial
During the session Greste watched an Egyptian judge puzzled by the contents of his backpack: a USB flash drive and a wireless USB. The judge asked the “expert”, a police officer, to show the contents of the flash drive. It contained two videos: some ...
Egypt draft law to widen 'terror' definition
At Al Jazeera trial in Egypt, video of sheep herding and an adjournment
New evidence in Egypt journalists trial
Paying for giant Nile dam itself, Ethiopia thwarts Egypt but takes risks
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile's waters, and may help transform one of the world's poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub. By spurning an offer ...
Egypt girl's death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial
Los Angeles Times
DEYARB BOQTARES, Egypt — By all accounts, Soheir Bataa was a bright and lively girl. At 13, she was diligent in her schoolwork, with her math teacher recalling an eager pupil. On her run-down street in this Nile Delta village, she could often be seen ...
Young people led Egypt's revolution, but the old guard still rules
CAIRO — At a modest cafe in Cairo, 29-year-old Ali Mustafa and his friends had barely uttered a few sentences about how hopeless they feel under Egypt's new political order when a group of older men sitting nearby scolded them angrily. “We all want ...
Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president
Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter
Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage
CAIRO (Reuters) - When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a Brussels gallery last year, he assumed it was a twin of an ancient masterpiece he had examined in Egypt a quarter of a century earlier. The ...
Two policemen, militant killed in Egypt
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian policeman and a militant were killed when security forces raided a hideout used by radical Islamists near Alexandria on Wednesday, and a senior officer was killed near Cairo when a bomb blew up his car, the Interior ...
Sama al-Masri: Egypt's sassy, sexy satirist… should we take her seriously?
“Sama al-Masri is a part of what the Egyptian public has had to battle with since the January 2011 uprising; a decline in moral and ethical progression in society,” Abdel Latif el-Menawy, Egyptian political analyst and former head of Egypt's News ...