Shock ruling in Egypt "bathhouse" trial
CAIRO -- A Cairo court acquitted 26 men on Monday who had been accused of "debauchery" in a rare victory for Egypt's gay community that has of late faced an increasingly oppressive police crackdown. The defendants had faced between 1-9 years in ...
Egypt's crackdown on gays includes disturbing medical exam
Egypt court clears men accused of bathhouse 'debauchery'
Egypt clears 26 men of 'debauchery' after televised raid on Cairo bathhouse
Cairo Bathhouse-Goers Acquitted of 'Inciting Debauchery' in Egypt
While homosexual acts aren't illegal in Egypt, they remain extremely taboo, and the acquittal was an unexpected verdict, The Daily Telegraph reports. A reporter with the U.K. newspaper who witnessed the trial, Louisa Loveluck, said some of the ...
Khaled Al-Qazzaz reportedly released from custody in Egypt
An ailing Canadian resident imprisoned in Cairo for more than a year has been released from custody in an Egyptian hospital. A statement released on Sunday by supporters of Khaled Al-Qazzaz says they remain guarded until he is reunited with his family.
Egyptian Authorities Release a Morsi Adviser
Adviser of Egypt's Ousted Islamist President Released
Former aide to ousted Egyptian president Mursi released from jail: relatives
Egypt Acquits 26 Men in Trial Over Police Raid on Gays
An Egyptian court on Monday acquitted 26 men arrested in a televised raid last month by police looking for gays at a Cairo public bathhouse, a ruling that set off deafening cheers and jubilation inside the courtroom as some of the defendants uncovered ...
Egypt to raze 2000 more homes for Gaza buffer zone
Egyptian authorities have begun implementing phase two in the flattening of large swaths of Rafah where over 2,000 families live, and the widening of the buffer zone between the Egyptian border town and the Gaza Strip. According to Egyptian reports ...
Report: Egypt arrests ISIS cell planning to assassinate key political figures
Egypt keeps Rafah border closed after policeman kidnapped
Egypt sends reinforcements to Sinai after officer kidnapped
Why the Al-Jazeera Trial in Egypt Is So Important
“It's pretty terrifying for all of us who are correspondents, who covered Egypt and who have covered the Middle East, because we look at the Al-Jazeera three and we think that could have been any of us,” Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 News's International ...
Egypt And Turkey Leaders 'Spit On Graves' Of Charlie Hebdo By Attending Paris ...
Cairo journalists rally for Charlie Hebdo, struggle to divorce criticism from ...
John Baird flies to Egypt to seek Mohamed Fahmy's release
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird left for Egypt late Monday evening to push for the release of Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, CBC News has learned. Sources tell CBC News Baird will be in Cairo on Thursday to discuss the issue with ...
Islamic ideology driving terrorists to kill, Egypt's president tells Muslim ...
Just days before al Qaeda-linked terrorists unleashed a wave of murder in Paris, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi gave a blunt talk that some observers hope will be the beginning of a campaign within Islam to reform its preachings and exile its ...
Egypt's al-Sisi, Other Muslims Speak Out Against Islamic Terrorism
Egypt's New President Blasts Islamic Extremists
Egypt court orders release of 26 men detained over bath house 'orgy'
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the release of 26 men who were detained last month in a raid on a Cairo bath house after police received a tip that they were holding gay orgies. "The court has ruled that all the accused are ...
Rebuilding the US-Egypt Bilateral Relationship
However, Cook's suggestion that the best way to do this would be to pour further money into military assistance, which has for decades consumed the lion's share of the billions of dollars spent on bilateral assistance to Egypt with little material ...