Egypt squeezed between need for reforms and fear of backlash
Hundreds gathered this week for an event organized by the American Chamber of Commerce, chaperoned by a State Department official and aiming to show support for Egypt's government as it readies austerity measures and economic reforms. While the ...
Egypt's Sisi pledges reviews of protest law, detentions
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades about ways to combat illegal immigration to Europe at the El-Thadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, ...
Egypt's Sisi talks roles for youth at closing ceremony of national conference
Sisi tells journalists some of their reports 'hurt Egypt'
Egypt's Comeback King: What Billionaire Naguib Sawiris Sees Next
There exists a picture, taken a few years ago, of Naguib Sawiris standing between Kim Jong-Un and Jong-Un's uncle. The uncle is now dead, executed by the North Korean regime. Sawiris' deal with the Kim Jong-Un also went badly: After Sawiris' telecom ...
Tornos News International Edition (press release)
Museum Sale Brings $1.2M Despite Protests From Cyprus, Egypt
The sale of nearly 70 antiquities from an Ohio art museum that drew objections from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus has brought in $1.2 million. New York auction house Christie's said Thursday the total comes from live and online auctions this week ...
Ohio's Toledo Art Museum sells ancient artifacts - Cyprus and Egypt protest
Lagarde Hopes IMF Board Will Approve Egypt Loan in Few Weeks
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Egypt is “very close” to securing the necessary financing required to seal a $12 billion loan, adding that she hopes the fund's board would approve the Arab country's request in a few weeks. Lagarde ...
Video: The Geopolitics of Russia-Egypt Relations
Center for Research on Globalization
The rapidly developing relations between Russia and Egypt have been overshadowed by the more prominent relationships between Russia and Syria, as well as Russia and Iran. Nevertheless, the Russia-Egypt relationship deserves closer scrutiny because, ...
Clinton and Obama: An American rift over an Egyptian despot
It was the afternoon of February 1, 2011, and the US president was surrounded by his key foreign policy advisers to discuss the rapidly unfolding political crisis in Egypt and — more importantly — what to do about Hosni Mubarak, the country's ...
Walking into a trap: How I ended up on trial in Egypt
In the months after the Egyptian revolution, the mood of unity that had prevailed throughout the protests began to be eroded - replaced with something more divisive and violent. For Egyptian journalist Yehia Ghanem, events would also take a strange ...
IMF calls on Egypt to pursue reforms amid protests
Loans from Saudi Arabia and China will help Egypt gather the $5-$6 billion in additional financing required to complement the IMF lending, according to Rice. Given that “good progress” toward securing the bilateral funds, the IMF program could come ...
IMF says expects board to consider Egypt loan in next few weeks
Egypt making "good process" towards securing USD 12 bln loan - IMF
The Times of Israel
President visits family of teen killed on Egypt border
The Times of Israel
President Reuven Rivlin embraces Bassem Abu Amar, father of Nimer Bassem Abu Amar, 15, who was shot and killed by an Egyptian soldier on October 25, 2016. Rivlin visited the family at their home in Lakiya in southern Israel on October 27.
Israeli president visits mourning family of teen killed on Egypt border
Israeli Government Snubs Funeral for Arab Teen Killed Along Border With Egypt
Israel's president consoles family of 15-year-old killed at Egyptian border