Ahmed Shafiq could bring hope to Egypt
In June 2018, when the term of Egypt's current president, Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, ends, he should leave office. But given Sissi's clear and unfortunate intention to run for another term, the only hope for Egypt is for a qualified, recognizable and ...
New York Times
Bump, Tumble, Go Faster! In Egypt, Roller Derby Is Real Life
New York Times
Novices are called “mummies”; players of intermediate skill are known as “Cleopatras”; and those with six months training under their belt — who have paid their dues in bruises — graduate to “Cairoller,” a full member of Egypt's only roller derby ...
Egypt, Sudan relations at a new low over Erdogan's visit
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's pro-government media is vilifying neighboring Sudan over its expanding ties with Turkey and Qatar, Cairo's regional nemesis, saying the three are conspiring against Egypt. While the government has publicly remained silent, the ...
Militants Kill Two in Egypt's Sinai: Security Sources
U.S. News & World Report
CAIRO (Reuters) - Militants killed two people including a policeman at a bank in Egypt's North Sinai region on Thursday and wounded several others, security sources said. The militants fired a rocket and shot at police who were guarding the bank in the ...
Roadside bomb kills senior army officer in Egypt's Sinai
Militants kill two in bank attack in Egypt's Sinai, security sources say
Egypt executes 15 convicted terrorists
Foreign Policy (blog)
2017 Was a Bad Year for Egypt's LGBT Community. 2018 Could Be Even Worse.
Foreign Policy (blog)
But Egyptian authorities are cracking down on the LGBT community, its supporters, and advocates for social liberalization more broadly. In September, the Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila played a concert to an audience of 30,000 in Cairo, led by openly-gay ...
Who is Laura Plummer? British tourist jailed for three years in Egypt's Qena prison for carrying Tramadol
Laura Plummer, from Hull, was arrested in Egypt after 290 Tramadol tablets and some naproxen were found in her suitcase. The 33-year-old shop worker was detained at Hurghada international airport on suspicion of trafficking drugs on October 9. She said ...
Distraught mother finally tracks down daughter in Egypt | Daily Mail ...
Why Britain needs to strengthen its ties with Egypt
Mum of Brit jailed in Egypt over drugs takes agonising 280-mile cab ride trying to find right prison
Who dares run against Sisi in Egypt's presidential election?
CAIRO — An unknown fate awaits political figures who consider running in Egypt's presidential election next year. So far, the three main potential candidates have all had run-ins with the courts soon after announcing their intentions. An old case ...
Egyptian president's backers say 12M want him to run again
Egypt plans for dam alternative in disputed area
CAIRO — Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry visited Ethiopia on Dec. 26 in an attempt to resume technical negotiations and break the deadlock on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). According to a statement issued by the Egyptian Ministry ...
Egypt's FM to launch new website by Jan. 2018
CAIRO – 28 December 2017: The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced launching a new edition of its website in both Arabic and English by January, 1 2018, the ministry's official Facebook page reported on Monday. “In the framework of the ...
UAE-Egypt cooperation discussed
Egypt and Ethiopia clash over huge River Nile dam - Financial Times
Nothing illustrates the extent of Egypt's dependence on the Nile as much as an aerial view of the country. Amid vast deserts, the river and its cultivated banks appears a narrow green ribbon snaking its way to the north where it widens into a delta ...
Egypt wants outside experts to help settle Nile dispute
Egypt wants World Bank to help on Ethiopia dam impasse
Egypt wants World Bank to intervene in Ethiopia dam impasse