Egypt faces the ghosts of Algeria
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Two years after President Mohamed Morsi's ouster, Egypt faces a growing insurgency. The situation is eerily similar to Algeria in the 1990s, when civil war claimed over 100,000 lives. Strong steps must be taken to avert this, but we seem to be moving ...
Authorities in Egypt 'killing independent journalism'
A seasoned foreign correspondent shrugged: Like several others, he was mulling the prospects of leaving Egypt for good and moving to another country in the Middle East, maybe Lebanon. He hadn't quite made up his mind, he said. Egypt, he explained, was ...
Al-Jazeera journalists to hear Egypt retrial verdicts
Greste awaits Egypt's retrial verdict
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Egypt: Improving Access to Sanitation Services for More than 800000 Poor ...
World Bank Group
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2015 — A new project in Egypt will improve sanitation services for more than 800,000 poor Egyptians in the Nile Delta where there is need to increase access to water, waste disposal, and health services. The US$550 million program ...
Voice of America
Egypt Says Work Finished on New Suez Canal
Voice of America
ISMAILIA, EGYPT—. Egypt has finished building its New Suez Canal, its overseer said on Wednesday, a project President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sees as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit ...
On the banks of Egypt's new Suez Canal
UPDATE 2-Egypt says finishes work on New Suez Canal
Egypt says 'new Suez Canal' ready for business
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy
Egypt is facing an insurgency mainly based in North Sinai that has killed hundreds of soldiers and policemen since mid-2013, when then-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi after protests against his rule. While the ...
Overnight Shooting at Niger Embassy in Egypt Kills 1
Gunmen kill police officer guarding Niger embassy in Cairo
Egypt furniture factory fire kills at least 25 people
At least 25 people have died in a fire at a furniture factory north of the Egyptian capital Cairo, officials say. A further 22 people suffered injuries from burns and smoke inhalation from the blaze in the city of Obour, media reports said. The fire is ...
Egypt: 25 people killed in fire at furniture factory
Egypt factory blaze kills 25
Egypt Furniture Factory Fire Kills 25 People, Factory Did Not Have Safety ...
Egypt's CIB Q2 net profit up 23 percent year-on-year -statement
Second quarter net profit after minority interest was 1.15 billion Egyptian pounds ($146.87 million), CIB said. The bank reported revenues of 2.38 billion Egyptian pounds, up 17 percent from the same period last year. ($1 = 7.8300 Egyptian pounds ...
Egypt's timid press lashes out at harsh measures aimed at media, journalists
CAIRO — They've cheered for officials at news conferences. They've smeared government critics. Egypt's reporters threw their support behind a 2013 coup, becoming a mouthpiece for the new, military-backed regime. But this month, Egyptian journalists ...
Egypt's military economy
In Egypt, a country of approximately 84 million people, one person in four lives below the poverty line. The last two presidents were toppled after mass protests: it is estimated that fifteen million expelled Mubarak, and thirty Morsi. If there was any ...
Middle East Eye
Egypt rejects US criticism of human rights record after military aid boost
Middle East Eye
Egypt has rejected criticism of its human rights record by a group of US senators, saying Washington remains “a stable ally” of Cairo. Egypt's foreign ministry spokesperson Badr Abdel Ati said on Wednesday that any demands for political reform by US ...
US media criticism will not affect Egypt: Egypt's foreign ministry