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The general has a good first 100 days—at the cost of political freedom - The Economist Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:05:20 GMT

Middle East Monitor

The general has a good first 100 days—at the cost of political freedom
The Economist
In Egypt a snowballing campaign of hunger strikes is focusing public attention on the plight of political prisoners, hundreds of whom have been incarcerated for more than a year without trial. Power cuts and price rises are also causing discontent ...
The 'Sisification' of Egypt's mediaMiddle East Eye
Sisi supporters slam EU statement on EgyptMiddle East Monitor
Egypt's busy summerEuropean Council on Foreign Relations
Ahram Online -Daily News Egypt -Deutsche Welle
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Turkey to draw Egypt's ire by hosting MB - Al-Arabiya Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:30:09 GMT

Fox News

Turkey to draw Egypt's ire by hosting MB
Al-Arabiya
Turkey's newly-elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cautiously welcomed on Tuesday the possibility that several leading figures from the Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, including the Islamist movement's Foreign Affairs officer Amr Darragh, could move to ...
After being booted from Qatar, what's next for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood?Al-Bawaba
Turkey may welcome Muslim Brotherhood brass after ouster from QatarFox News
Three Muslim Brotherhood leaders arrive in Turkey after leaving QatarCihan News Agency
Daily Beast
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Protests spread across Egypt in commemoration of Sisi's first 100 days - Middle East Eye Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:48 GMT

Middle East Eye

Protests spread across Egypt in commemoration of Sisi's first 100 days
Middle East Eye
Dozens of protests spread across the country on the first Friday since the commemoration President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's first 100 days in power. “Protests began on Friday morning in most of Egypt's towns and villages while larger demonstrations took ...
John Kerry Offered Limited Commitment From EgyptGuardian Liberty Voice
Egypt targets last bastion of Muslim Brotherhood dissent, Al Azhar UniversityReuters Blogs (blog)
Egypt targets last bastion of Muslim Brotherhood dissent, Al AzharReuters
The Daily Star -Middle East Monitor
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Egypt heightens surveillance of online communication - Al-Arabiya Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:29:50 GMT

Al-Arabiya

Egypt heightens surveillance of online communication
Al-Arabiya
See Egypt, the sister firm of U.S.-based Blue Coat, has already started monitoring Egypt's online communications after winning the contract this summer, beating out two other security firms: British Gamma System, and the Israeli-founded Narus System, ...
Egypt's interior ministry says didn't contract company for online monitoringAhram Online
Egypt starts monitoring online communicationsEgyptian Streets
[Update]Egypt Spies on Your Social MediaCairoScene

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Egypt launches deep-packet inspection system with help from an American ... - The Verge Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:58:57 GMT

Egypt launches deep-packet inspection system with help from an American ...
The Verge
A Buzzfeed report seems to have caught the Egyptian government in the act, confirming that the country is currently installing a new DPI system with a company called See Egypt, which Buzzfeed identifies as a sister company to the American Blue Coat.


Cyprus Official: Egypt, Jordan Interested in Gas - ABC News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:38:18 GMT

Cyprus Official: Egypt, Jordan Interested in Gas
ABC News
Cyprus' energy minister says Egypt and Jordan are interested in buying natural gas from the Mediterranean island nation to meet their domestic needs. Cyprus' priority is to build an onshore facility to liquefy gas for export to Europe and elsewhere ...

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Is Egypt Doomed to Autocracy? - New York Times Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:50:40 GMT

Is Egypt Doomed to Autocracy?
New York Times
A case in point was Egypt's president from 1970 to 1981, Anwar el-Sadat, who did publish a memoir. In the introduction, he praised himself thus: “Every step I had taken over the course of years has been for the good of Egypt, and has been designed to ...

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Egyptian man sets new world record for deepest scuba dive - CTV News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:11:56 GMT

CTV News

Egyptian man sets new world record for deepest scuba dive
CTV News
Judge Talal Omar confirmed the record by Ahmed Gabr at a depth of 332.35 metres (1,090 feet) in the diving resort of Dahab, on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. Omar said the record attempt started Thursday morning, and that Gabr emerged from the water just ...
Egyptian Scuba Diver Ahmed Gabr Plunges 1066 Feet to Set World RecordNBCNews.com
Egypt record-breaking diver: How did he go down the deepest?Ahram Online
Egypt's Ahmed Gabr breaks diving world recordGulf Today

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Deep US Concern for Human Rights in Egypt? Time Says So - FAIR (blog) Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:02:22 GMT

FAIR (blog)

Deep US Concern for Human Rights in Egypt? Time Says So
FAIR (blog)
When Kerry appeared with Egypt's foreign minister later in the day, the Egyptian seemed to set a price: increased US assistance against Islamic radicals within Egypt and in neighboring Libya. And Kerry was forced to respond gingerly when asked about ...
Egypt's revolution, from Rice to ClintonAhram Online

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Healing in Egypt begins with forgiveness - BP News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:24:43 GMT

BP News

Healing in Egypt begins with forgiveness
BP News
CAIRO (BP) -- A year after more than 85 churches and Christian institutions across Egypt were destroyed and burned, and three years after the country's longest serving president stepped down in the wake of nationwide protests, Christian workers there ...