How social media undermined Egypt's democratic transition
Egypt's 2011 uprising has become synonymous with the successful use of social media to overthrow an entrenched authoritarian regime. Popular and academic literature hold it up as the paradigm of social media's effects on contentious politics. Activists ...
Egypt's obesity battle: 'No one cares about calories here'
Low to mid-income countries have some of the highest child obesity rates in the world and, Egypt ranks seventh with 32% of children obese, according to datafrom the World Obesity Federation. A diet heavy in meat, carbohydrates and sugar combined with ...
Without Saudi oil aid, Egypt rushes out big buy tenders
CAIRO/SINGAPORE Oct 7 Egypt has not received October allocations of petroleum aid from Saudi Arabia, traders told Reuters, forcing its state oil buyer to rapidly increase tenders even amid a severe dollar shortage and growing arrears to oil producers.
Outcry in Egypt after lawmaker proposes 'virginity tests' for university entry
The parliament to which Agina belongs has the biggest number of elected women in Egypt's legislative history thanks to a quota system. Seventy-five of the 89 female MPs who stood in the last vote were elected -- and the rest were appointed by the ...
Egyptian parliament to quiz lawmaker over virginity tests comment
US OK's Missile-Warning Systems for Egypt, Cessnas for Iraq
The sale to Egypt comes more than two years after Islamist militants shot down an Egyptian military helicopter in the Sinai peninsula with a surface-to-air missile, killing five soldiers. At the time, the attack was seen as confirmation arms looted ...
State Dept. approves missile warning system sale to Egypt
State approves attack aircraft, missile warning systems sales to Iraq, Egypt
US Approves $81M Foreign Military Sale Of Common Missile Warning System For Egypt
New phone app tracks forced disappearances in Egypt
CAIRO — Opponents of the Egyptian government seem to just vanish. Over the past two years, hundreds of political activists, journalists and students — anyone deemed a threat to the government — have been picked up by the national security agency and ...
IMF Says Board May Approve Egypt Loan Accord by Early November
Many investors and tourists have shunned the country since then, hobbling economic growth and putting pressure on Egypt's foreign-currency reserves. The Egyptian pound has plunged to record lows in recent days on speculation that an IMF deal will be ...
IMF official sees first payout to Egypt at around $2.5 billion
Egypt close to securing cash for IMF deal: minister
Egypt close to securing cash required for IMF package: Minister
Sudan, Egypt ink 'strategic partnership' deal
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (R) sign an agreement in Cairo, Egypt, October 5, 2016. T ( Pool / Egyptian Presidency Press Office - Anadolu Agency ) ...
Egypt is experimenting with the IMF's ideal reforms
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Why Sisi needs more implicit 'walk-the-talk' policies
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On anniversary of Yom Kippur war, Egypt wonders: Is Israel still the enemy?
Jerusalem Post Israel News
October 6 is a national holiday in Egypt to celebrate what is considered to be the Egyptian army's victory over Israel. Although Israel had the upper hand when the cease-fire went into effect and the IDF had the Egyptian Third Army surrounded, the ...
Double talk in the Yom Kippur War
Low prices trump Greece-Egypt-Cyprus political energy deal hopes
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (C) joins hands with Egyptian President Ahmed Fattah Al Sisi and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (R) after a press conference following a trilateral meeting in Athens, Greece, December 9, 2015. The three leaders ...