Wall Street Journal
As Egypt Struggles, a Black Market Emerges for Dollars
Wall Street Journal
In a working-class suburb of the Egyptian capital, Kamal sells suitcases and handbags out of a small shop. He also delivers U.S. dollars stashed in plastic bags once a rate is agreed to over the phone. The 45-year-old dealer is part of a black market ...
'May God Protect Us From the Backlash in the Streets': Egypt's New Law on Churches Angers Christian Critics
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's lawmakers on Tuesday passed the country's first law spelling out the rules for building a church, a step Christians have long hoped would free up construction that was often blocked by authorities. But angry critics in the ...
Will Egypt take step towards religious freedom with new law?
Egypt parliament adopts disputed law on churches
Egypt parliament approves new church building law
Reporting From Egypt On The Day 'There Was A Rip In The Fabric Of Society'
For more than five years, NPR's Leila Fadel has been reporting from Cairo. She looks back on that time — from the optimism she arrived with to the massacre that tore Egyptian society apart. DAVID GREENE, HOST: When you're a foreign correspondent, ...
Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Palestinian pilgrimage
Palestinian Muslim pilgrims arrive at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday ahead of their departure to the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca. The crossing is normally closed but Egypt ...
Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Muslim pilgrimage
Egypt Opens Rafah-Gaza Crossing for Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca
Egypt Opens Rafah Border Crossing to Gaza for Three Days
How Egypt plans to 'return to Africa'
CAIRO — Representatives from Egypt, other African nations and Japan met in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 27 for the launch of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) Summit. According to TICAD's official website, the conference ...
Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Frozen Strawberries From Egypt
12 when officials from the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention noticed multiple people sickened by the same strain of hepatitis A. The outbreak has now been linked to frozen strawberries from Egypt that were used in smoothies at Tropical ...
Egyptian Strawberries 'Thought to be the Source' of Hepatitis Outbreak in USA
40 Cases of Hepatitis A Linked to Smoothies With Egyptian-Sourced Berries
When Egypt Goes to the Beach
New York Times
Cairo — I paused for a second as I packed for a last-minute break on Egypt's North Coast, known as Sahel in Arabic. Should I take my bikini? Or a one-piece? Or what? I hadn't been to the beach in Egypt for years and was unsure of what now passed for ...
Four soldiers hurt in militant attack in Egypt's Sinai
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. Since mid-2013, when Mohamed Morsi -- Egypt's first democratically-elected president -- was ousted in a military coup, hundreds of Egyptian security personnel have been killed in Sinai amid an ...
Egypt Chipping Away at Energy Debt, but Billions Remain
International experts in Egypt to inspect Metrojet wreckage
Sinai attacks decline as Egypt's fight against IS yields results
What's next for Egypt's corruption battle following minister's ...
Egyptian Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy resigns amid a wheat scandal, but questions remain about official efforts to battle corruption.
Egypt prosecutor sifts wheat from chaff in corruption probe | Middle ...
Second defendant released on bail in Egypt wheat corruption case ...
Egypt Fungus-Wheat Ban Fuels Confusion, Higher-Price Concern
Egypt will no longer accept imported wheat containing any traces of the ergot fungus, the Agriculture Ministry said, sowing fresh regulatory confusion that has hampered shipments to the world's biggest buyer of the grain. The new ruling runs counter to ...
Egypt's parliament chief refers wheat corruption report to prosecutor gene...