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Libyan tribes meet in Cairo as Egypt seeks allies against militants

Reuters | May 25, 2015 | 23:41 Updated: May 25, 2015 | 23:41 CAIRO — Hundreds of Libyan tribal leaders met in Cairo on Monday with Egyptian authorities hoping to…

Mohammed Morsi: Egypt’s ex-leader sentenced to death

Source: BBC An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Mohammed Morsi to death over a mass prison break in 2011. The former leader has already been sentenced to 20 years…

Al Jazeera plays a dangerous game in Egypt : Mohamed Fahmy’s theme at his press conference will be that “journalism is not political activism”

By Robert Fisk, The Independent In a few hours’ time, in Cairo, Mohamed Fahmy will hold a press conference which every reporter will want to observe. The Al Jazeera journalist,…

Egypt ‘rescues’ Ethiopians from Libya

END OF ORDEAL: An Ethiopian man waves an Egyptian flag as the group he is part of disembarks from a plane at the Cairo airport. They were freed by Egypt’s…

Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt’s military regime can be replaced with ‘moderate’ Islamic rule

‘This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of Egypt,’ the US-educated professor of engineering tells Robert Fisk in Istanbul ROBERT FISK ISTANBUL Tuesday 05 May 2015 Amr…

Ancient Egyptian army camp discovered in North Sinai

  Sun, 03/05/2015 – 16:07 Al-Masry Al-Youm Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of an ancient Egyptian army camp in the Tjaru Fortress in North Sinai. A number…

71 get life sentences for torching Christian church in Egypt

Epigraph: And if Allah did not repel some men by means of others, there would surely have been pulled down cloisters and churches and synagogues and mosques, wherein the name…

Book Review: Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

Why Mona Eltahawy’s Provocative New Book, Headscarves and Hymens, Falls Short In Its Goal to Change the Arab World By Stephanie Nolen, Apr. 17 2015 Title Headscarves and Hymens: Why…

Egypt’s government looks for new ways to keep on the lights

Summary Alfred Jasins Brendan Meighan| The Daily Star    After years of doing little to rectify Egypt’s energy and electricity troubles, the government has finally moved to pursue sustainability. Energy demand,…

Top Egypt businessman Sawiris testifies at Al-Jazeera retrial

Naguib Sawiris, one of Egypt’s wealthiest businessmen, testifies during the retrial of Al-Jazeera television journalists at a court in Cairo, on Wednesday. (Reuters) REUTERS Published — Thursday 23 April 2015…

Faced with myriad challenges, Egyptians are promised a new capital

Summary Cairo is to be replaced as Egypt’s capital by a vast, hypermodern city situated in the eastern desert at the halfway point to the Suez Canal hub – a…

Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to death

An Egyptian court sentenced the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, on Saturday to death by hanging, along with 13 members of his group. The sentences will be appealed.…

Smile of a Cairo Camel made selfie immortal

  اونٹ کی مسکراہٹ نے سیلفی یاد گار بنادی ویب ڈیسک تبصرے صفحہ شیئر کریں صفحہ پرنٹ کریں دوستوں کو بھیجئے مصر کے نوجوانوں نے اونٹ کے ساتھ سیلفی بنائی…

Grand Mufti of Egypt: ‘There’s No Place for Terror in the Teachings of Islam’

Source: Newsweek By Shawki Allam, The Grand Mufti of Egypt Every Muslim is in utter shock about the senseless, appalling and cowardly attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, and the…

Egyptian economic progress vital: KSA

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: ARAB NEWS Published — Sunday 15 March 2015 Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf highlighted the significance of Egypt’s cohesion and financial well-being, not only for itself, but for the…

Egypt unveils plan to build glitzy new capital

(CNN) Forget the pyramids, Tahrir Square and the Nile. Egypt is ready to ditch Cairo and build a shiny new capital if the government has its way. Fed up with pollution,…

Saudi Arabia: $12bn pledged for Egypt

$4bn Saudi aid to help Cairo secure, develop economy Crown Prince Muqrin, along with several Arab leaders, attends the 3-day Egypt Economic Development Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh SHARM EL-SHEIKH: ARAB…

Top Sunni authority lashes out at Daesh

Source: JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — Al Azhar, Sunni Islam’s most prestigious centre of learning, called on Wednesday for fighting militants from the Daesh terrorist group, citing their threat to the…

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