The network said it was "outraged" that the court had been adjourned. The three journalists had been jailed for allegedly aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.
By Eric Knecht ISMAILIA, Egypt, July 29 (Reuters) – Egypt has finished building its New Suez Canal, its overseer said on Wednesday, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sees as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit unemployment. Show More Summary
Exclusive: President Obama has gotten in line behind the Israeli-Saudi preference in Egypt for the brutal dictatorship of Gen. al-Sisi over the elected (but now deposed) Muslim Brotherhood government of President Morsi, a posture so shocking that even some U.S. neocons object, writes Jonathan Marshall. By Jonathan Marshall Like a stopped clock, even rabid neoconservatives…
CAIRO (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen shot dead a security guard outside the embassy of Niger in Cairo early on Wednesday morning, the Egyptian interior ministry said in a statement.
Official says gas-cylinder explosion sparked blaze at furniture factory on Cairo's outskirts which left 25 dead.
"Kite surfing Oahu" by Eric Guinther -- Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Several years ago I was on holiday in Egypt. My best friend and I were in Club Med, El Gouna, far away from our stressful jobs in finance. Show More Summary
Egypt plans to allow smaller vessels in the Mediterranean direct access to East Port Said around the clock instead of just eight hours a day by building a side channel near the Suez Canal,
Just like in the comics, next year's X-Men film villain,Â Apocalypse,Â hails from Egypt, where he was considered to be the first mutant over 5,000 years ago. Rather than green screen this environment, the X-Men: Apocalypse crew hunkered...Show More Summary
If you have a name like En Sabah Nur, you better believe that your decorating theme will be Egyptian. In the case of X-Men: Apocalypse though it also helps that the titular main villain is from Ancient Egypt. Despite the fact that he survived multiple millennia of history, Apocalypse still likes a little piece of home, even in […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Egypt and the Gulf next week for talks on the recent nuclear deal between major powers and Iran and the fight against Islamic State militants, then he will head to Southeast Asia, where countries share U.S. concerns about China's pursuit of territorial claims.
After $8.5 billion and a year of construction, Egypt's second Suez Canal welcomed vessels in a trial run on Saturday along its 44-mile stretch, reports the BBC. The passageway, which runs in part alongside its namesake, is wide enough for large container ships to pass in two-lane traffic. Egypt...
There is no good news about Egypt in the Western media, academic papers and policy briefs. Theorizing about the country is abundant, however. Michael Hanaa of the Century Foundation summarized "Egypt Next Phase" as being "Sustainable...Show More Summary
Judgment comes in just a matter of days -- July 30 -- in the trial of us Al Jazeera journalists, after 19 months of a tormenting experience that has changed me and the lives of my loved ones forever. Understandably, the world is preoccupied...Show More Summary
A roadside bombing in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula wounded 18 police conscripts Sunday, security officials said.
An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday halved a jail term for a female dancer convicted of inciting debauchery after she featured in a controversial music video, a court official said. Reda El-Fouly was arrested in May after wearing a revealing dress as she sang and danced in a video that went viral...
According to an official statement, Egyptian President extended by three months a state of emergency imposed in North Sinai.
Anubis is the Greek name for the “jackal-headed” god associated with death and the rituals of mummification in Ancient Egypt. Anubis’ color is black, symbolizing rebirth, which parallels the belief that the deceased is, in fact, reborn in the afterlife. … Continue reading ?
Given their activities in the Sinai, will the threat of ISIS reach the point where Israel has to come to the aid of its Arab neighbours? I talk about this eventuality with Zvi Mazel. The former ambassador from Israel to Egypt is now with the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Mazel says this is a […]
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt said on Saturday it had extended by three months a state of emergency imposed on parts of Northern Sinai in October after Islamist militants stepped up attacks in the peninsula bordering Israel, Gaza and the Suez Canal.
By Yusri Mohamed ISMAILIA, Egypt, July 25 (Reuters) – The first cargo ships passed through Egypt’s New Suez Canal on Saturday in a test-run before it opens next month, state media reported, 11 months after the army began constructing the $8 billion canal alongside the existing 145-year-old Suez Canal. Show More Summary