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In Cairo, Kerry downplays rift with Egypt over human rights - CNN Wed, 20 Apr 2016 22:34:10 GMT

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In Cairo, Kerry downplays rift with Egypt over human rights
CNN
Calling Egypt "critical to the peace and security" of the region, Kerry said the U.S. wants to help Egypt succeed in its efforts to overcome the "difficult challenges" it faces economically and in combatting extremists in the Sinai Peninsula, where ...
As Kerry Visits, Egypt Slams UN Chief Over Comments on NGOsABC News
Egypt postpones high profile NGO funding case during Kerry visitReuters
Kerry Visits Cairo as Egypt Investigates NGOsVoice of America
Al-Arabiya -Los Angeles Times
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A Crackdown In Egypt, Reflecting A Broader Trend In The Region - NPR Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:19:27 GMT

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A Crackdown In Egypt, Reflecting A Broader Trend In The Region
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Several prominent Egyptian human rights activists were in a Cairo court on Wednesday, accused of taking foreign funding to try to destabilize the country. They waited to hear if their bank accounts and their assets would be frozen as the state ...
Egypt rejects statement by UN head on NGO caseAhram Online
Egyptian FM rejects Ban Ki-moon's statements on NGOs caseDaily News Egypt
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Egypt Opposition Figure Sues President Over Islands Uproar - ABC News Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:58:18 GMT

Center for Research on Globalization

Egypt Opposition Figure Sues President Over Islands Uproar
ABC News
An Egyptian opposition figure who ran in the presidential elections against Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi is suing the president over his decision to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document obtained by The ...
Who is Behind Egypt's “Gift” of Two Strategic Red Sea Islands to Saudi ArabiaCenter for Research on Globalization
Red Sea island sale underlines Egypt's weaknessThe Japan Times
New Emerging Saudi - Egypt relationsModern Diplomacy
The Daily Star -Middle East Eye
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Egypt takes harsh line towards artists and authors - BBC News Tue, 19 Apr 2016 23:43:59 GMT

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Egypt takes harsh line towards artists and authors
BBC News
If Egypt's cultural elite had hoped that the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in 2013 would usher in an era of creativity and freedom of expression, they must be deeply disappointed. Over the past two years, the authorities have jailed ...

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Egypt's Military Regime Grows More Brutal Every Day: Copts Likely To Find Persecution, Not Protection, Ahead - Forbes Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:00:43 GMT

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Egypt's Military Regime Grows More Brutal Every Day: Copts Likely To Find Persecution, Not Protection, Ahead
Forbes
The Middle East has turned hostile to Christians and other religious minorities. The Iraqi Christian community has been devastated. Syria's civil war loosed the murderous Islamic State on Christians and others. Libya's disintegration opened the nation ...


Building for Egypt's First Female Pharaoh Discovered - Live Science Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:50:34 GMT

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Building for Egypt's First Female Pharaoh Discovered
Live Science
Ancient stone blocks depicting Queen Hatshepsut have been discovered on Egypt's Elephantine Island, providing insights into the early years of her reign, Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced this week. The blocks may have been part of a building ...
Ancient Stone Depicting First Female Egyptian Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut DiscoveredMic

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Israel to give Jordan and Egypt intelligence help against Islamic State - Jerusalem Post Israel News Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:47:00 GMT

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Israel to give Jordan and Egypt intelligence help against Islamic State
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Egypt made peace with Israel in 1979, followed by Jordan in 1994. They are the only Arab countries to have treaties with Israel, a matter unpopular with many Egyptians and Jordanians and which generally keeps Amman and Cairo quiet about the ties.
Top IDF general: Israel, Egypt have 'unprecedented' intel cooperationThe Times of Israel
Israel says it is giving Jordan, Egypt intel help against ISISAl-Arabiya
Israel Providing Intelligence to Jordan, Egypt in Fight Against ISISAlgemeiner
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Egypt keen to lure back tourists - New Zealand Herald Thu, 21 Apr 2016 02:36:00 GMT

Egypt keen to lure back tourists
New Zealand Herald
Egypt is confident of luring back millions of foreign visitors and putting a smile on their faces, according to its new tourism minister, despite heavy first quarter losses and setbacks including a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger plane ...

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Egypt's Hollowed-Out Society - International New York Times Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:26:57 GMT

International New York Times

Egypt's Hollowed-Out Society
International New York Times
The case against me has centered on my role in founding the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, which aims to educate the Egyptian public about their civil and human rights. As for Mr. Bahgat, it is widely known that his investigative ...
Regeni Murder Casts Shadow on French President's Egypt VisitABC News
German vice chancellor meets with Egypt's 'impressive' presidentDeutsche Welle
Suspend US Military Aid to EgyptMiddle East Report Online
Daily News Egypt -Jalopnik
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Protesters Return to Egypt's Streets - U.S. News & World Report Mon, 18 Apr 2016 17:15:19 GMT

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Protesters Return to Egypt's Streets
U.S. News & World Report
The protesters chanted slogans such as "Bread, freedom and the islands are Egyptian," a modification of the iconic "Bread, freedom and social justice" slogan of the revolution, and "Awad sold his land," a reference to an Egyptian folktale about a man ...
Thousands Protest Egypt's Red Sea Island Deal With Saudi ArabiaWall Street Journal
Weapons, Rights Frame Hollande's Egypt VisitVoice of America
The Fate of Two Deserted Islands Has Egyptians Taking to the Streets AgainTIME
BBC News -Reuters
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