Category Archives: Egypt

Latest terror Egypt attacks,a blow

Cairo, Red Sea attacks deal new blows to Egypt By Reuters (Getty Images) Armed men shot dead a police officer and a soldier in their car on [...]

BBC lures British tourists to Egypt

  BBC expert urges British tourists to return to land of the pharaohs Egyptologist Joann Fletcher hopes her four-part BB2 series will h [...]

Bomb kills policeman in Cairo, militant leader dies in firefights

By Staff Reporter http://gty.im/464820793 A policeman was killed in a second straight day of bombings in Cairo, and the leader of a militant [...]

Reward for good journalism

By Staff Reporter Lovely to see the Al Jazeera Three being rewarded for good journalism rather than punished for it. (Photo: Richard Kenda [...]

Egypt seeks UN mandate for Libya Islamic State intervention

By Staff Reporter Egyptian fighter jets were said to have targeted Islamic State training camps on Monday Egypt’s President Abdel Fatt [...]

“Unconditional Freedom” for #Al Jazeera journos- #Amnesty International

By Staff Reporter An Egyptian court’s call for a retrial of three jailed Al Jazeera journalists acknowledges major flaws in the original c [...]

Hosni Mubarak: Egypt court drops charges over 2011 uprising deaths

By Staff Reporter A court in Egypt has dropped charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of 239 protesters during the [...]

Egypt closes schools in Sinai towns as area inches toward open war

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyizTX7N7xU Egypt has indefinitely shut schools in two border towns in northern Sinai as th [...]

Clashes near Egypt’s border with Gaza kill 10 civilians

By Staff Reporter Ten civilians were killed overnight during fighting between the army and Islamist militants near Egypt’s border with [...]

Jailed al Jazeera staff gets appeal date

#JournalismIsnotaCrime Press Statement We’re very excited to announce there’s finally a retrial date for our journalists in jail [...]

Tony Abbott and Barack Obama raise Peter Greste case with Egypt’s president

By Staff Reporter Both men had one-on-one meetings with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on sidelines of the United Nations general assembly Greste’s [...]

Attack on Egypt security convoy kills 11 in Sinai

By Staff Reporter  An attack on a convoy killed 11 members of the Egyptian security forces in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, security and [...]

Egypt expands Suez Canal

By Staff Reporter President Sisi unveils project to add 45-mile parallel lane to allow more ships to use the freight thoroughfare each day T [...]

“al-Jazeera journalists are devils”-Egyptian judge

By Staff Reporter In explanation for jailing of three men, Judge Mohamed Nagy Shehata says devil encouraged them The journalists Baher Moham [...]

Israel invades Gaza, again…

By Staff Reporter The Israeli military launched a ground invasion into the Gaza Strip on Thursday, marking a dramatic escalation of the 10-d [...]

Egypt brokers Israel- Gaza truce

By Staff Reporter Israel has approved an Egyptian-proposed deal to halt the week-old Gaza shelling war today. The security cabinet convened [...]

Diluded US man recolonise Egypt-Sudan disputed land

Imagine an African man claiming a disputed land on North America? Jeremiah Heaton claims an 800-square-mile swath of African desert, and nam [...]

Egyptian Junta leader Sisi serenades the West by hiring Tony Blair as economic advisor

By Staff Reporter Former PM criticised over link to United Arab Emirates-funded programme that promises lucrative ‘business opportunit [...]

Peter Greste says he is devastated and outraged by seven-year jail sentence

By Staff Reporter The Australian al-Jazeera journalist says he will consider all possible measures to have his conviction in Egypt overturne [...]

Shock as Al-Jazeera journalists are convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison by Egyptian court

By Staff Reporter  The three – including Australian Peter Greste – faced charges of ‘helping terrorists’ Three jour [...]

As Sisi tries to wipe clean Egypt of Muslim Brotherhood, 183 more as sentenced to death

By Staff Reporter Grand mufti verdict against Mohamed Badi and supporters over violence in aftermath of coup against Mohamed Morsi Mohamed B [...]

From dictator to democrat? Sisi is sworn in as Egypt President

By Staff Reporter Abdul Fattah al-Sisi pledged to ”fully care about the interests of the people” Ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-S [...]

Sexual harassment is now a crime in Egypt for first time ever

By Staff Reporter Volunteers form a safe zone between men and women to prevent sexual harassment during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, [...]

Abu Hamza:The Egyptian Cleric with a vile tongue

By Staff Reporter For Abu Hamza as many others, the Iranian revolution and the mujahideen campaign in Afghanistan marked a turning point Abu [...]

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood “Spiritual Leader” and 683 others to death

By Staff Reporter An Egyptian court in the southern city of Minya sentenced 683 people to death Monday in the most recent of a series of mas [...]

Kerry hopes to bring peace to Africa

Will focus on peace and democracy efforts in various countries Washington: Top US diplomat John Kerry heads on his first major tour of sub-S [...]

Egyptian police assassinates a journalist covering live protests in Cairo #RIPMayadaAshraf .

By Staff Reporter Mayada Ashraf was shot in the head by police snipers while covering live protests in Cairo on Friday.   Egyptian mili [...]

Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death in one of the largest mass trials in decades

By Staff Reporter There is widespread international condemnation of Egypt’s policy of persecuting supporters of ousted President Morsi [...]

Outrage as Cairo University chief blames woman’s dress for sexual harassment

By Staff Reporter Stance of Dr Gaber Nasser toward campus incident that was filmed by bystanders sparks fury among women’s rights acti [...]

Egypt summons European envoys over human rights statement

By Staff Reporter European ambassadors in Cairo are summoned by Egypt’s foreign affairs ministry over a joint statement presented to t [...]

Of America’s 25 Most Awkward Allies, 8 are Africans

By Staff Reporter Of 25 most awkward relationships USA has globally, 8 are African nations Egypt, Equatorial Guinea,Ethiopia,Djibouti,Kenya, [...]
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