- An ugly statue of a beautiful queen
Egyptians lambast 'tasteless' new Nefertiti statue.
BBC News. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:08:35 GMT.
- Egypt to reconsider parts of controversial anti-terror draft law
An Egyptian judiciary council has asked the government to reconsider sections of a controversial anti-terrorism draft law before its approval by the president, officials and Egyptian media reported on July 6
Hurriyet. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:56:00 +0200.
- Egypt Journalists Blast New Anti-terror Law
New anti-terrorism legislation in Egypt is targeting the media and making it a criminal offense to publish news contradicting the government’s version of events in terrorism-related cases. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:21:28 -0400.
- Africa: Kenya Ranked Third in Domain Name Registration in Africa
[Nation] Kenya has been ranked third in domain name registration in Africa after Egypt and South Africa.
All Africa. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:06:37 GMT.
- Sources: Egypt Arrests Brotherhood Members for Alleged Suez Plot
Egyptian authorities have arrested 13 members of the Muslim Brotherhood on suspicion of planting bombs around the Suez Canal to disrupt shipping, security sources said on Monday. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:37:55 -0400.
- Egypt Warns Journalists Over Coverage of Militant Attacks
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, facing criticism of his counterinsurgency strategy, compared reporting to a “fourth generation of warfare, and even fifth.”
Kareem Fahim. International Herald Tribune. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 22:12:44 GMT.
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- IS claims rocket attack on Israel
Sinai Province, a group affiliated with Islamic State, says it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
BBC News. Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:22:41 GMT.
- Sisi targets those on death row
Without an elected Parliament, the Egyptian president can change the law.
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200.
- Egypt, Stunned by Sinai Assault, Vows to Erase ‘Terrorist Dens’
A security official said 23 militants were killed in the northern Sinai Peninsula as the government sought to reassert control there.
Kareem Fahim and Merna Thomas. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:52:16 GMT.
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- Massive, active sinkholes on comet's surface surprise scientists
The comet being studied by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft has massive sinkholes in its surface that are nearly wide enough to swallow Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, research published on Wednesday shows.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:50:38 EDT.
Facts About Egypt
The Arab Republic of Egypt, located in northeast Africa, is governed by
a People's Assembly and by a President who appoints a Prime Minister and
a Cabinet. Egypt's capital city is Cairo, and its currency is the
Egyptian Pound. The primary spoken language of Egyptians is Arabic
and, in 2007, Egypt's estimated population was 80,335,000.
For more news and information about Egypt, visit this official
Egyptian government website. For detailed maps of Egypt, visit
this Egypt map website.
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