Egypt Sentences 20 Islamist Students for Rioting
An Egyptian court convicted 20 students from an Islamist university in Cairo on charges of rioting during a protest last year in support of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, sentencing most of them on Saturday to five years in prison, a ...
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Cairo (CNN) -- To say that Elhamy Elzayat misses the glory days when huge numbers of visitors flocked to Egypt's ancient sites is probably an understatement. A veteran of the travel industry who now heads the Egyptian Tourism Federation, he's seen his ...
LITTLE mystery shrouds the outcome of Egypt's presidential elections on May 26th and 27th. On the streets of Cairo, posters for one contestant outnumber his sole rival's by at least ten to one, a proportion reflected in the official results of early ...
Egypt's el-Sissi seeks ties with US on his terms
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's likely next president, retired military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, says ties with the United States will improve after elections next week, confident that a strong show of public support will prove to the Americans that ...
Path to an Asylum Request, From Egypt Jail to California Fair
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After spending two weeks in jail, Mr. Assem, a celebrated science prodigy in Egypt, was released and eventually permitted to travel to Los Angeles to participate in the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Continue reading the ...
Egypt's media freedom at all-time low?
For Wael Abbas, a popular Egyptian blogger, the country's media scene has hit an all-time low. "I've annoyed the authorities for 10 years now, exposing police torture, corruption, election-rigging, sexual harassment - criticising everyone from former ...
Egypt Veers Toward Return of Security State
EGYPT-TOURISM An Egyptian man sits next to graffiti of Egypt's ex-army chief and leading presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on May 21, 2014. Khaled Desouki—AFP/Getty Images ...
Egyptian cartoonists join presidential election battle
Egyptians are known for their satirical wit, as displayed in the slogans and placards of the 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. Humour and satire continue to spread in Egypt as the country heads for its first ...
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Sisi says Egypt will not allow threats to security from Libya
Egypt ». KUWAIT (Reuters) - Egypt will not allow armed turmoil in neighbouring Libya to threaten its national security, presidential frontrunner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview with the pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat published on Saturday ...
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Emirati singer takes Egypt by storm
Cairo: Emirati singer Hussain Al Jasmi has soared to fresh heights of popularity in Egypt with his latest release Boshret Kheir (A Good Omen), a music video encouraging Egyptians to vote in the coming presidential elections. The song has proved a smash ...