Cartoonist Is Arrested as Egypt Cracks Down on Critics
New York Times
CAIRO — A popular Egyptian cartoonist was arrested Sunday on charges of running a website without a license, the Interior Ministry said, in the latest escalation of a campaign to silence the government's online critics.
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Egypt Arrests Cartoonist for Illegally Running a Webpage
An Egyptian cartoonist, whose work is occasionally critical of government figures, was arrested in the capital, Cairo, on Sunday and charged with running a webpage without a license, the country's Interior Ministry said in a statement. The arrest of ...
At least 21 killed in massive Egypt car crash
CAIRO – At least 21 people were killed and 16 injured in a massive multi-car pile-up on a road south of Egypt's capital. The Health Ministry said in a statement that fog and excessive speed had led to the massive crash Sunday near Beni Suef, about 95 ...
21 killed, 16 injured in Egypt pile-up
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Italy urges Egypt to resolve missing student mystery
Rome (AFP) - Italy has urged Egypt to track down an Italian student who "mysteriously disappeared" in Cairo this month, the foreign ministry said Sunday in a statement. The ministry is "following with the utmost attention and concern the affair of ...
Egypt Eyeing New Renewable Options in Energy Push
In a further effort to diversify the country's energy options, Egypt is gearing up for an industry summit in February aimed at attracting new investors for major energy and infrastructure projects, including a push for green options. According to media ...
CAHB: Egypt wins senior men's handball game
During the match held in Egypt's capital Cairo, the host team beat fellow North African country Tunisia in the finals. The game started in favour of Tunisia who ruled the match in the first half leading by one point. After half time, the heated game ...
Egypt wins 2016 African Handball Cup of Nations
HANDBALL: Egypt edge rivals Tunisia in thriller to win AFCON, qualify for Olympics
Handball: Egypt win African Nations Cup, qualify for Olympic Games
Is Turkey the odd man out as Egypt, Greece and Cyprus cozy up?
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C), Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chat outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, April 29, 2015. (photo by REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou) ...
This Day in Jewish History 1955: Egypt Executes Two Israeli Saboteurs
The unit stepped up its activity in the summer of 1954, when the Egyptian and British governments began negotiating the U.K's withdrawal from the Suez Canal Zone. This and other signs of lessening tensions between Israel's Western allies and Egypt ...
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Egypt raises import duties on luxury goods to 40 per cent
CAIRO - Egypt has placed new import duties on luxury goods, applying a presidential decree aimed at steering demand toward local products. Cairo airport official Mohammed Mahmoud says Sunday that the decree issued last week raises taxes 10 ...
Egypt increases tariffs on range of imports