- VIDEO: Calls for better Egyptian prisons
Dozens of prisoners have died in Egypt's overcrowded jails over the past year, according to human rights groups.
BBC News. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:19:01 GMT.
- Nestlé in Talks to Form Joint Venture With R&R Ice Cream
The Swiss food giant will contribute ice cream businesses in Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Europe and the Philippines to the deal.
Chad Bray. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:34:39 GMT.
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- Africa: From the Cape to Cairo? the Potential of the Tripartite Free Trade Area
[SAIIA] This paper shows that there is a sound case for regional economic integration in the form of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA). ...
All Africa. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:14:46 GMT.
- Pirates reach Confederation Cup final
Etoile du Sahel and Orlando Pirates will contest the Confederation Cup final after overcoming Egyptian duo Al Ahly and Zamalek.
BBC News. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:19:14 GMT.
- Egypt moves quickly to search Tut's tomb for hidden chamber
Egyptian authorities promise they will make haste to get new radar equipment needed to search for Queen Nefertiti's tomb, amid a new theory it could be in an alleged hidden chamber behind King Tut's tomb.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 1 Oct 2015 11:45:42 EDT.
- Egyptian Shopzilla Lands $2.7M A-Round As Country's Growth Zooms
Partners Sherif ElRakabawy and Mohamed Ewis were deep in negotiations with a venture capital firm for funding for their startup, Egyptian online shopping portal Yaoota, when suddenly: Radio silence.
By Elizabeth Macbride. Forbes. Thu, 1 Oct 2015 03:56:00 GMT.
- Egypt pardons and releases jailed Al-Jazeera journalists
Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were pardoned by the president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, along with about 100 other prisoners.
Mail & Guardian. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200.
- Op-Ed Contributors: How to Share Water Along the Nile
Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt need to work together to share the Nile’s water and avoid conflict.
John H. Lienhard V and Kenneth M. Strzepek. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:31:11 GMT.
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- Syria contact group including Russia, US to meet in October: Moscow
Russia and the United States are expected to take part in Syria peace talks in October, along with Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Egypt, Russia's deputy foreign minister said Sept. 28
Hurriyet. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:50:00 +0200.
- Egypt's President Pardons 2 Al-Jazeera Journalists
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday pardoned 100 human rights activists, including two journalists for Al-Jazeera English, according to state media and the lawyer of one of the reporters. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 10:09:56 -0400.
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
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