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3 hrs ago | Daily Trojan

Visiting professor discusses Egyptian military

Professor Robert Springborg, a recent retiree from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate school in Monterey and an expert on Egypt and its military, spoke to students in Ronald Tutor Campus Center Tuesday afternoon about the structure and role of the Egyptian military during and after the revolution in 2011 that deposed former president Hosni Mubarak.


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4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

US reacts to Russia's growing clout, warming ties to Egypt by unfreezing weapon aid

American move to unfreeze delivery of 10 advanced Apache helicopters to Egypt comes on heels of Russia's increasing warming relations with Cairo.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Israel, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Tilt towards military unbalances Egypt's ultra-conservative Salafists

When Egyptian military leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made a televised address last July to announce the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi, he was flanked by a coterie of the country's most powerful religious figures.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mohamed Morsi, Pope Benedict XVI, Muslim Brotherhood

13 hrs ago | AlertNet

Two policemen, militant killed in Egypt

An Egyptian policeman and a militant were killed when security forces raided a hideout used by radical Islamists near Alexandria on Wednesday, and a senior officer was killed near Cairo when a bomb blew up his car, the Interior Ministry said.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Prison

17 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Egyptian Copts Test Pilgrim Ban to Jerusalem

Inside a stuffy office just off Tahrir Square, hotel manager Nemr Lotfy, a Coptic Christian, remembers his pilgrimage to Jerusalem.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Africa, Middle East, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Orthodox Church,

21 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.


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21 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Bomb, Shooting In Egypt Kills 2 Police Officers

A senior Egyptian police officer was killed after an explosive device placed under his car went off in a western Cairo suburb on Wednesday while another officer died in a raid on a militant hideout in the country's second-largest city, officials said.


Related Topix: World News, Africa

21 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines

Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.


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22 hrs ago | Reuters

Billions needed to upgrade Egypt's power grid as summer crunch looms

Egypt needs to find at least $5 billion to invest in its dilapidated power grid, a government official told Reuters, highlighting a major challenge for the next president as the country faces the risk of worsening blackouts this summer.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mohamed Morsi

Yesterday | AlertNet

INSIGHT-Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a Brussels gallery last year, he assumed it was a twin of an ancient masterpiece he had examined in Egypt a quarter of a century earlier.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Al Bawaba

Inside Egypt's new threat: Ansar Beit al Maqdis

On Monday the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled that Ansar Beit Al Maqdis be classified as a terrorist organization.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Terrorism

Jerusalem Post

Egyptian Apache helicopters fly over Tahrir Square in Cairo

The United States said on Tuesday it will deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt, relaxing a partial suspension of aid imposed after Egypt's military ousted President Mohamed Mursi last year and cracked down violently on protesters.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, TX, Mohamed Morsi, Terrorism, US News

Al Bawaba

Egypt facing $14 billion worth of investment lawsuits

Earlier this month, Egypt's cabinet approved a new investment law that includes a clause preventing third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and investors Egypt's government has faced 37 cases worth LE100 billion brought by investors in both international and domestic arbitration centres in the three years since the 2011 ... (more)


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Le Monde diplomatique

Egypt's diplomatic card game on the Blue Nile

No electricity flows yet from the 6,000-megawatt Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam , a dream of the late rebel-turned-statesman Meles Zenawi.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ethiopia, Games, Card Game, Meles Zenawi

Free Republic

Egypt Signing Unprecedented $3 Billion MIG-35 Deal with Russia

Ehud Ya'ari of Israel's Channel 2 News reported on Tuesday night, that Egypt and Russia will be signing an unprecedented military agreement.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Military, US Air Force

Egypt Today

Upper Egypt

Perched atop the cliff of Gebel Al-Teir, Deir Al-Adhra draws tens of thousands of pilgrims for Moulid Al-Adhra, Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin, which is celebrated on August 22nd.


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Al Bawaba

Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood trial over espionage resumes

The trial of toppled President Mohamed Morsi and 34 other Muslim Brotherhood leaders over espionage charges has been postponed till 28 April.


Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi, World News, Africa, Terrorism

Pivot to Asia: Staunching the Loss of More Allies?

In November of 2011 an article was published under Hillary Clinton's name entitled "America's Pacific Century."


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Washington, Muslim Brotherhood, World News, Africa

Mon Apr 21, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Religion, Islam, Muslim Brotherhood, Life, Holidays, Ramadan


Highway to hell, hijab edition

It's not every day you call Cairo at 3:30 a.m. to speak to a female Egyptian heavy-metal singer-guitarist.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Metal, Metallica