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Push for Retribution in Egypt Frays Muslim Brotherhood - New York Times Thu, 06 Aug 2015 00:22:30 GMT

New York Times

Push for Retribution in Egypt Frays Muslim Brotherhood
New York Times
And his manifesto for “peacefulness” was quickly drowned out by official statements that have come closer to endorsing violence than anything the organization has said or done in more than four decades — an ominous turn for both Egypt and the West.
In Egypt, disaffected youth increasingly drawn to extremismU.S. News & World Report

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Islamic State Threatens to Kill Croatian Hostage in Egypt - TIME Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:23:00 GMT

TIME

Islamic State Threatens to Kill Croatian Hostage in Egypt
TIME
CAIRO (AP) — A purported Islamic State group video released Wednesday threatened to kill a Croatian hostage if Egyptian authorities do not release “Muslim women” held in prison within 48 hours, a day before the country plans to unveil a highly ...
Islamic State affiliate threatens to kill Croatian man kidnapped in EgyptThe Guardian
IS Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian hostage in 48 hoursReuters
Islamic State's Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian captiveLos Angeles Times

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Egypt Prepares to Inaugurate Expanded Suez Canal - Wall Street Journal Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:55:00 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Egypt Prepares to Inaugurate Expanded Suez Canal
Wall Street Journal
CAIRO—The government has promoted it as the “rebirth of Egypt.” The Egyptian public paid for it by gobbling up state-issued bonds. And a public lottery was held to determine which ordinary Egyptians would get a coveted ticket to attend its gala ...
Egypt's President Leads Celebration of 'New' Suez CanalNew York Times
A look at Egypt's Suez Canal, past and presentU.S. News & World Report
Egypt seeks cash, prestige boost with 'new Suez Canal'Business Insider
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Prominent radical Islamist cleric dies in Egypt jail - security sources - Reuters UK Wed, 05 Aug 2015 18:49:06 GMT

Prominent radical Islamist cleric dies in Egypt jail - security sources
Reuters UK
In 2012, Salem appeared on Egyptian television and argued for the destruction of the pyramids and other ancient Egyptian monuments, comparing them to pagan temples. Egypt faces an Islamist insurgency based in the remote but strategic Sinai Peninsula, ...

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A Water Crisis Is Menacing Egypt - Truthdig Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:31:29 GMT

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A Water Crisis Is Menacing Egypt
Truthdig
Egypt is already below the United Nations' water poverty threshold, and by 2025 the UN predicts it will be approaching a state of “absolute water crisis”. … In June, the Delta city of Bilqas, with a population of 50,000, was suffering from a severe ...


Drinking Alcohol Is Always an Open Secret in Egypt - Munchies_ Food by VICE Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:04:21 GMT

Drinking Alcohol Is Always an Open Secret in Egypt
Munchies_ Food by VICE
“Theoretically speaking, alcohol is not present in Egypt,” confessed Shaker Nawal, manager of Kouroum of the Nile, an Egyptian independent winery based in Cairo. “In practice, it is.” That apparent contradiction reflects alcohol's role in this ...

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Egypt detains 60+ Brotherhood supporters - Press TV Wed, 05 Aug 2015 18:18:10 GMT

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Egypt detains 60+ Brotherhood supporters
Press TV
In a separate development, an international human rights organization known as Human Rights Monitor (HRM) warned of the growing number of people that go missing at the hands of security services in Egypt. The rights group has documented more than ...

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Egypt: 5 killed in militant attack - Eyewitness News Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:24:30 GMT

Eyewitness News

Egypt: 5 killed in militant attack
Eyewitness News
FILE: A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on 4 July, 2015, shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (2nd from R) reviewing military equipment during a visit to the Sinai Peninsula following a wave of deadly attacks on armed ...
Militant shelling kills family of five in Egypt's Sinai PeninsulaUPI.com
Militants in Egypt shell house in Sinai, killing family of 5U.S. News & World Report
Shelling kills 5 civilians, including children, in Egypt's SinaiPress TV

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UPDATE 1-Libya to get electricity from Egypt, Tunisia to ease blackouts ... - Reuters Wed, 05 Aug 2015 19:24:00 GMT

UPDATE 1-Libya to get electricity from Egypt, Tunisia to ease blackouts ...
Reuters
Libya will get 250 megawatts (MW) (0.25 gigawatts GW) of electricity from neighbouring Tunisia and 75 MW from Egypt, Khalifa al-Ghwell, Prime Minister of Libya's Tripoli-based government, which is not internationally recognised, told a news conference ...

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Migrants wounded by Israeli army fire while crossing Egypt border - Haaretz Wed, 05 Aug 2015 18:37:50 GMT

Haaretz

Migrants wounded by Israeli army fire while crossing Egypt border
Haaretz
An Israel Defense Forces unit fired at infiltrators crossing the fence on the Israel-Egypt border on Saturday night, wounding three men, one of whom remains hospitalized at the Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva. The IDF provided various versions as ...

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