Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Araby sparked anger amongst Egypt’s Christian community after remarking Muslims should be united, unlike “the Catholic Christians and Protestant Christians who have different holy books and different statuses”. Show More Summary
It was bound to happen sooner or later, and the Middle East decided on sooner: Saudi Arabia is bombing Yemen, and Egypt is prepping a ground invasion. Why was this bound to happen? Because Yemen's Iranian-backed Shia Houthi movement is sweeping across the country in force. Show More Summary
The administration is flouting U.S. law in the process.
A Russian plane, on a mission to evacuate Russian citizens from Yemen, was denied entry into the country, and now is waiting for permission to fly to Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, in Cairo, Egypt.
An astonishing 47% of Egypt's slums are in Cairo's, whose 6 million inhabitants are living in a chronically underdeveloped environment. A group of dedicated Engineering students are working to create a sustainable housing protect are looking for your help
President Barack Obama has told his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al Sisi, that the U.S. will resume full military aid to Egypt. In a phone call on Tuesday, Obama informed al-Sisi that F-16 fighter jets, missiles and M1A1 tank kits would be delivered. Show More Summary
The restriction of sending military aid to Egypt occurred after the Muslim Brotherhood was removed from power by a military coup in 2013, regardless of the reality that the Muslim Brotherhood was further ruining the country’s economy and the stability in the region. Thanks, Obama.
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If Sisi is serious about both, then he must turn his words into actions by upholding the rule of law, prosecuting those attacking Christians, and offering police protection for the Christians of Al Our.
On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama told his Egyptian counterpart Sisi during a telephone call that the United States would lift the executive holds, in place since October 2013, to deliver weapons to Egypt.
Americas The Obama Administration pledged $1.3 billion-worth of foreign military financing for Egypt, with the sale of a dozen F-16s, 125 Abrams replacement kits and 20 harpoon missiles cleared following the freezing of military exports to the country in 2013. BAE Systems is planning on expanding its San Diego ship repair facilities, including the purchase […]
Egypt’s housing minister Mostafa Madbouly has announced a plan to build a completely new capital city, possibly as soon as within seven years. Cairo, which has a population of 20 million residents and is expected to continue growing, is overpopulated and polluted. Show More Summary
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says Egypt and Nigeria account for steep rise in death sentences in 2014.
Not wanting to be seen as leaning too heavily toward Iran, the United States resume military assistance to Egypt.
Supply of military equipment to Egypt resumes after it was frozen when the military took power in Cairo two years ago.
The U.S. ended its year and a half-long hold on military aid to Egypt on Tuesday, putting an end to sanctions that were imposed in the wake of the military coup that led to the overthrow, and imprisonment, of President Mohammed Morsi...Show More Summary
The United States announced on Tuesday it was lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago. The White House said President Barack Obama was freeing up the equipment and making other changes to military...
First their relatives were beheaded by ISIS. On video no less. Now, they’ve decided to build a church in their dead relative’s memories. But some Muslims don’t like that idea. So they’ve been attacking the Christians in Egypt.
But the White House announcement wasn't only about weapons
How low will the Egyptian government go in silencing the voices of its citizens and its human rights activists? Last week, it went even lower than thought possible. In what amounted to a judicial masquerade, the Egyptian government suddenly...Show More Summary