Mohamed Fahmy case: John Baird pushes for release as Egypt's media looks ...
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird admits he didn't expect that jailed Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy would be released from a Cairo prison and get on a plane bound to Canada while on Baird's two-day trip to Egypt. “I wasn't naive to ...
Canadian FM, in Egypt, presses for journalist's release
Canada's FM discusses jailed reporters on Egypt visit
Canadian minister hopes for Jazeera reporter's release after Cairo talks
Militant Leader Urges Jihad, or Holy War, in Egypt
The call came in an hour-long interview with a man identified as Magd Eddin al-Masri, who claims to be the leader of Ajnad Misr, or "Egypt's Soldiers," a group that surfaced as part of a rising insurgency in Egypt following the ouster of Islamist ...
Egypt's judicial politics
THE television images of Egypt's ex-dictator, Hosni Mubarak, being wheeled into a courtroom cell on a hospital trolley in August 2011 represented, for many Egyptians, the culmination of their revolution: the Pharaoh was being put behind bars. More than ...
Mubarak sons' trial postponed
Egypt court overturns last Mubarak conviction. Will he walk?
Egypt: Court overturns Mubarak conviction
Closing Jewish tomb in Egypt raises tensions
CAIRO — The women in Beheira governorate, west of Cairo, cheered following the announcement of the Egyptian judiciary's ruling to cancel the annual celebration of the birth of the Jewish rabbi known as Abu Hasira, whose tomb is in the village of Damtu ...
Family of Mohamed Fahmy hoping John Baird visit ends Egypt imprisonment
On Wednesday, Baird was in the tourist city of Luxor, where he met with young Egyptians to discuss the country's future and announced $20 million worth of funding to “support to encourage economic growth and empower women and young people in Egypt,” ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Egypt's leader challenges the Muslim world's extremists
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Just a week before the horrific assault by two Islamic extremists on the Paris office of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a Muslim, gave a remarkable speech before an audience of religious leaders ...
John Bolton: Egypt's president is a courageous warrior
Egypt's Sisi urges religious moderation, but no space for insulting images
Egypt's President Urges Muslim Clerics to End Violent Islamic Ideology, Lead ...
Will a 'remove the hijab' campaign turn heads in Egypt?
The headscarf, or “hijab,” has always been a controversial issue in Egypt, with most clerics saying it is obligatory in Islam, while intellectuals call it a tradition rather than a religious rule. The controversy intensified with a campaign called “The ...
The Cairo Post
The Pulse of the Middle East
People watch a television interview broadcast on CBC and ONtv with presidential candidate and Egypt's former army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, at a cafe in Cairo, May 6, 2014. (photo by REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh) ...
Egypt's FM heads to Morocco: Is Cairo searching for a North Africa strategy?
Egypt's FM in Morocco to heal strained ties
Human Rights Watch
Is Egypt verdict a victory for LGBT rights?
CAIRO — The scene described by lawyers at a Cairo court on Jan. 4-5 evoked classic paintings of Roman orgies. Quoting a police report, they described how 21 out of 26 defendants standing trial on charges of indecency and habitual debauchery had been ...
Egypt: 26 Acquitted of Homosexual Conduct
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 Acquits 26 Men Arrested In Gay Bathhouse Raid
Egypt court acquits 26 men in gay trial