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Australian journalist jailed in Egypt to...
Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste will lodge an appeal against the conviction and seven-year sentence handed down by an Egyptian court, his family said Friday.
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As Israel Fights Hamas in Gaza, Egypt Plays the Peacemaker Once Again
John Kerry, the beleaguered U.S. Secretary of State, arrived in Cairo Monday to try and broker another cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas, a Palestinian militant group which controls the Gaza Strip.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
US News & World Report
Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Gets Taken to the Woodshed by Obama
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she predicted the chaos that would ultimately follow the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Egypt's 'Not-So-Subtle' Message to John Kerry
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his entourage were forced to undergo a metal detector security screening as they arrived for a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo Tuesday, a message Middle East watchers say is rife with significance, but which the State Department brushed aside.
Jihadi cleric calls for Muslim fighters to join the fighting in Gaza
A new jihadi media outlet called Al-Fawaris released a video calling on Gazans to endure the military operation, saying that victory looms and that Muslims all over the world support them.
Christian Science Monitor
Egypt: Deaths in police custody, once a spark for revolt, now met by shrugs
Over 40 Egyptian prisoners sleep side by side in a detention facility in Cairo in this undated photo taken by a cellphone.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Is trust the only missing ingredient from Egypt's economic reform recipe?
The economist behind a plan to unlock at least $380 billion worth of assets from Egypt's black market says President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi.
Arab Collusion in Israeli Massacre of Palestinians in Gaza
" Gaza ceasefire hopes switch to Qatar as Arabs divided over Israeli offensive ," this headline of the Guardian of July 20, 2014 best reflected the collusion of major Arab states in the Israeli massacre of Palestinians in Gaza.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Last Great Myth About Egypt
Cairo has never been a mediator between Israel and Palestine -- and today's regime actually benefits from the Gaza invasion.
Egypt considers building new capital city
The plan for a new capital city, due to CairoA s traffic congestion and growing population, was discussed in a cabinet meeting last week .
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Death toll rises to 22 in Egypt border post attack
The death toll from a brazen attack on a border post in Egypt's western desert along the border with Libya has risen to 22 troops, including three officers, the military said Sunday.
Magic City Morning Star
The Palestinian issue in perspective
The Hamas-Israel war is a test of Israel's power-projection and posture of deterrence, which directly impacts the national security of Jordan and other pro-US Arab countries.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Middle East Needs Capitalism
The Centre for Policy Studies' CapX, a news service "for popular capitalism," has a piece up by Guy Sorman making the case that as a religion, Islam is a far more "pro-business faith" than Christianity , and that only popular capitalism can save the Arab world.
The Star Online
France secures 1 billion euro navy deal in Egypt
France has secured its first major military contract in Egypt in about 20 years with a 1 billion euros deal to sell four naval frigates, a French diplomatic source said on Saturday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Egypt sentences 7 to life for sexual assaults on women during public rallies
Egyptian men sentenced to life in prison for sexual assaults on women during a number of public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square, hide their faces their trial at a court in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Egypt court hands down prison sentences for nine convicted of sexual assault
The ruling comes a month after el-Sisi called for action to combat the rash of sexual assaults [ Ahram Online report] that has plagued the country since the 2011 ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak [Al Jazeera profile; JURIST news archive ].
Mideast's One Islamic Banking Woman CEO Sees Egypt Growth
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC 's Egyptian unit sees demand for Shariah-compliant finance picking up, expecting to complete deals for about 5 billion pounds in the next year.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
News of the day From Across the Globe, July 17
More than 1,100 people were evacuated Tuesday after a train derailed between two stations in western Moscow.
The Washington Post
We need Egypt back in the fold
It is a relief to Israel, moderate Sunni countries and ultimately to the United States that Egypt is no longer in the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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