- VIDEO: Egypt 'needs more women in politics'
A new effort is now under way in Egypt to engage more women in political life. Sally Nabil reports from Cairo.
BBC News. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 10:04:49 GMT.
- Bomb in upscale district of Cairo wounds laborer
A homemade bomb placed near a women's college has wounded one person in an upscale district of eastern Cairo, security officials say.
Miami Herald. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:08 EST.
- Al-Jazeera reporters' trial a 'bad joke'
Correspondent's view of the Cairo trial of al-Jazeera journalists.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:49:58 GMT.
- Africa: Ismaily and Degla Keen to March On in Confederations Cup
[CAF]After posting draws in their respective Confederations Cup first round first leg matches last weekend, Egyptian sides Ismaily and Degla have set their sights on home soil victories to attain qualification to the next round. ...
All Africa. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:57:31 GMT.
- Erdoğan’s foreign enemies must be happy
PM Erdoğan’s regional enemies, from Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, to Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, must be delighting in the domestic troubles in Turkey
Hurriyet. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0200.
- Egyptian Billionaire Samih Sawiris To Buy Stake In German Travel Firm
Samih Sawiris, a scion of Egypt’s richest business family is reportedly buying a 25% - 35% stake in the FTI Group, the fourth largest tour operator in Germany.
By Mfonobong Nsehe. Forbes. Wed, 5 Mar 2014 19:11:00 GMT.
- Egypt to Resume Trial of Al-Jazeera Journalists
An Egyptian court is set to resume the trial of 20 journalists charged with spreading "false information" about Egypt and supporting or belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:56:37 -0500.
- US activist says Egypt police assaulted her
CAIRO (AP) — The co-founder of U.S.-based anti-war group Code Pink says Egyptian police detained her at the airport when she tried to enter the country and assaulted her, fracturing her shoulder, as they handcuffed her before deporting her.
U. S. News & World Report. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:38:34 GMT.
- Egyptian Court Bans Palestinian Group Hamas
An Egyptian court has banned the activities of the Palestinian militant group Hamas, which rules the neighboring Gaza Strip, and ordered its assets seized.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:33:32 +0000.
- Judge: Egypt Bans Hamas Activities in Egypt
An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned all activities of Hamas in Egypt, a judge said, in another sign that security forces plan to squeeze the Palestinian militant group that runs the neighboring Gaza Strip. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 04:09:00 -0500.
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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