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  • Saudi Official Says Bin Ladens Killed in England Plane Crash

    ABC News: International
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:55 am
    Saudi ambassador says bin Laden family members killed in private jet crash in southern England
  • Suspected wing of MH370 arrives in France for tests

    Al Jazeera English
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:21 am
    Wreckage washed up on island in Indian Ocean to be analysed, raising hopes of solving mystery of missing Malaysian jet.
  • History Repeats Itself

    AllAfrica News: Egypt
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:46 am
    [Africa In Fact] Labour Day in Egypt passed this year with little fanfare. Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square seemed empty without the usual crowd of workers demanding greater rights and chanting for social justice.
  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Aug 14

    Reuters: Egypt News
    31 Jul 2015 | 5:01 pm
    ** This Diary is filed daily *** ------------------------------------------------------------- TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 BUCHAREST - Central bank of Romania holds interest rate meeting - 0800 GMT. MUMBAI - Reserve Bank of India holds monetary policy meeting. BUDAPEST - Central bank of Hungary non-rate-setting meeting. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 BANGKOK - Bank of Thailand holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting - 0730 GMT. NAIROBI - Central bank of Kenya holds monetary policy meeting. BUDAPEST - Ce
  • Egypt unable to aid Ibrahim Halawa until 'terrorism' case ends - Irish Times

    egypt - Google News
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:26 pm
    Irish TimesEgypt unable to aid Ibrahim Halawa until 'terrorism' case endsIrish TimesMr Halawa and about 490 others are due to go on trial in Egypt Sunday on charges that include terrorism, murder and the use of explosives. The Irish-born 19-year-old, from Firhouse in Dublin, has been detained in Egypt for almost two years, having been ...and more »
 
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  • History Repeats Itself

    31 Jul 2015 | 8:46 am
    [Africa In Fact] Labour Day in Egypt passed this year with little fanfare. Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square seemed empty without the usual crowd of workers demanding greater rights and chanting for social justice.
  • In Egypt, Verdict Expected in Trial of Al-Jazeera Journalists

    31 Jul 2015 | 6:35 am
    [PR Newswire] New York -An Egyptian court is scheduled to issue a verdict on Thursday in the retrial of Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste, according to news reports. Greste is being tried in absentia. A court in February ordered the retrial because of lack of evidence leading to the journalists' conviction of "conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood," which the government has banned, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the charges and calls on Egyptian
  • Sisi Lauds Saudi Deputy CP Participation in Graduation Ceremony of Military Cadets

    31 Jul 2015 | 6:16 am
    [Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi hailed on Thursday the participation of Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman al Saud in the graduation ceremony of new batches of military academies and institutes.
  • France Praises New Suez Canal As Great Venture

    31 Jul 2015 | 6:16 am
    [Egypt Online] The Elysée described inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal next month as a great success, which will push forward the developmental ventures in the surrounding economic areas.
  • Sisi - Egypt Backs Bahrain's Efforts to Maintain Stability, Fight Terror

    31 Jul 2015 | 6:15 am
    [Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday asserted support for Bahrain's efforts to maintain stability and fight terrorism.
 
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  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Aug 14

    31 Jul 2015 | 5:01 pm
    ** This Diary is filed daily *** ------------------------------------------------------------- TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 BUCHAREST - Central bank of Romania holds interest rate meeting - 0800 GMT. MUMBAI - Reserve Bank of India holds monetary policy meeting. BUDAPEST - Central bank of Hungary non-rate-setting meeting. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 BANGKOK - Bank of Thailand holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting - 0730 GMT. NAIROBI - Central bank of Kenya holds monetary policy meeting. BUDAPEST - Ce
  • Libya food imports fall as turmoil disrupts deliveries

    31 Jul 2015 | 5:03 am
    LONDON/CAIRO, July 31 (Reuters) - Imports of food, including wheat, are dropping sharply to Libya, which has the highest per capita bread consumption in the world, as foreign shippers run scared of making direct deliveries due to worsening turmoil.
  • BRIEF-Barclays Africa in talks for Barclays Bank's stake in Barclays Bank Egypt

    30 Jul 2015 | 10:29 pm
    * In preliminary discussions with Barclays Bank Plc regarding potential combination of BBPLC's 100 pct holding in Barclays Bank Egypt SAE and 67.7 pct holding in Barclays Bank Of Zimbabwe with BAGL
  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Aug 13

    30 Jul 2015 | 5:01 pm
    ** This Diary is filed daily *** ------------------------------------------------------------- FRIDAY, JULY 31 MOSCOW - Central bank of Russia announces interest rate decision - 1100 GMT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 BUCHAREST - Central bank of Romania holds interest rate meeting - 0800 GMT. MUMBAI - Reserve Bank of India holds monetary policy meeting. BUDAPEST - Central bank of Hungary non-rate-setting meeting. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 BANGKOK - Bank of Thailand holds Monetary Policy Committee m
  • UPDATE 2-Egypt central bank keeps benchmark rates unchanged - statement

    30 Jul 2015 | 12:14 pm
    CAIRO, July 30 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday.
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  • Egypt unable to aid Ibrahim Halawa until 'terrorism' case ends - Irish Times

    31 Jul 2015 | 10:26 pm
    Irish TimesEgypt unable to aid Ibrahim Halawa until 'terrorism' case endsIrish TimesMr Halawa and about 490 others are due to go on trial in Egypt Sunday on charges that include terrorism, murder and the use of explosives. The Irish-born 19-year-old, from Firhouse in Dublin, has been detained in Egypt for almost two years, having been ...and more »
  • Egypt: Police Account of Deadly Raid in Question - Human Rights Watch

    31 Jul 2015 | 8:50 pm
    Human Rights WatchEgypt: Police Account of Deadly Raid in QuestionHuman Rights WatchEgypt's Interior Ministry apparently said that it had arrested the nine men in a raid before later claiming that security forces killed them in a shootout after the men opened fire on police with automatic weapons from behind a closed door in a Cairo
  • Egypt Combats Energy Challenges With Electricity Hike - Forbes

    31 Jul 2015 | 2:38 pm
    Egypt Combats Energy Challenges With Electricity HikeForbesFacing pressure from in and outside of the country, Egypt's government has made a concerted effort to reduce energy subsidies and lower cost options that have resulted in unsustainable financial obligations for the country's energy and government sectors.
  • French warship arrives in Egypt: media - Geo News, Pakistan

    31 Jul 2015 | 12:43 pm
    Geo News, PakistanFrench warship arrives in Egypt: mediaGeo News, PakistanCairo: A French warship bought by Egypt as part of a multi-billion-dollar defence deal arrived Friday near Alexandria, official media said, days after Cairo took delivery of a first batch of Rafale fighters. The multi-mission frigate built by French Egypt's navy receives FREMM frigate from FranceAhram Onlineall 7 news articles »
  • Britain Quietly Resumes Multi-Million-Pound Arms Deals With Egypt - Newsweek

    31 Jul 2015 | 11:51 am
    NewsweekBritain Quietly Resumes Multi-Million-Pound Arms Deals With EgyptNewsweekThe British government has quietly resumed multimillion-pound arms deals with Egypt two years after the country's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was overthrown in a coup led by the current president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, new US to deliver F-16 aircraft to Egypt ahead of Kerry visitDaily Sabahall 9 news articles »
 
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  • Egyptian Streets: Untangling Egypt's Beauty Standards

    Egyptian Streets
    31 Jul 2015 | 9:43 am
    Whenever I visited a new salon I walked in with a heavy heart because I knew what they were going to ask me: Why haven't you permed your hair? In other words, why have you been putting up with your hair? This was a question I got fed up of hearing over the years. Read more: Egypt, Women, Beauty, Hair, Middle East, Style News
  • Neil Hicks: Ahead of Strategic Dialogue, Egyptian Authorities Take Further Steps to Restrict Independent Human Rights Organizations

    Neil Hicks
    31 Jul 2015 | 5:24 am
    Instead of protecting space for independent civil society organizations to operate freely, the Egyptian government has stepped up its harassment and disruption of the legitimate activities of human rights organizations. Read more: Human Rights, Human Rights First, Egypt, John Kerry Secretary of State, President Obama, Countering Violent Extremism, World News
  • James Dorsey: The Cairo Derby: Politics vs. repression

    James Dorsey
    29 Jul 2015 | 4:16 am
    This month's premier league final between Cairo's two storied clubs, Al Ahli SC and Al Zamalek SC, once the world's most violent derby, was more than a clash between two soccer giants. Read more: Soccer, Sport, Sports, Egypt, Egypt Protests, Egypt Revolution, Egypte, Egypt News, Egypt Violence, Egyptian Revolution, Fans, Sports News
  • Doaa Gadallah: How To Unlock Egyptian Abilities

    Doaa Gadallah
    28 Jul 2015 | 2:15 am
    People with disabilities in Egypt are severely marginalized. With limited education opportunities and a lack of accessibility in cities as well as rural areas, they usually spend their entire lives trapped inside their homes. Read more: Education for Employment, Disabilities, Egypt, Egyptian Youth, Egyptian Abilities, Whatsworking, World, Impact News
  • Michael Adel: Sometimes the Memory Exercises Itself

    Michael Adel
    26 Jul 2015 | 9:07 pm
    We lose control of our minds in front of the cycle of the wheel, and our eyes spin in endless trails, our hearts throb in the hope of winning the round, and in fear of having lost the past for a cursed present and a terrifying future. Read more: Egypt, Cairo, Arab Spring, Arab Spring Protests, Politics News
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    Egypt News

  • Egypt: History Repeats Itself

    31 Jul 2015 | 10:31 am
    Labour Day in Egypt passed this year with little fanfare. Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square seemed empty without the usual crowd of workers demanding greater rights and chanting for social justice.
  • Commentary: Obama's historic trip to Kenya

    31 Jul 2015 | 12:12 am
    By Anthony L Hall On Friday, Barack Obama became the first sitting president of the United States to visit Kenya. For Kenyans, it was a long time coming.
  • Mr. Kerry needs to speak the truth in Egypt

    30 Jul 2015 | 7:59 pm
    TWO YEARS ago Saturday, Secretary of State John F. Kerry claimed that Egypt's armed forces were "restoring democracy" by deposing the democratically elected government of Mohamed Morsi and launching a massive crackdown against its followers. As subsequent events have demonstrated, he could not have been more wrong.
  • Press Releases: Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State David...

    30 Jul 2015 | 2:49 pm
    Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State David Thorne, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin, and Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan will travel to Cairo, Egypt, August 1-2, for the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue as part of the U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State John Kerry. Assistant Secretary Rivkin and Senior Advisor Thorne will co-chair the economic track of the Dialogue.
  • Egypt bans some 'Made in China' souvenirs

    30 Jul 2015 | 7:35 am
    Mohammed el-Yamaani and his colleague, Rabee' Adbel-Ghani, have been doing metal work in the back alleys of Cairo's Khan el-Khalili bazaar for decades. In any place highly dependent on tourism, there's money to be made in selling souvenirs.
 
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    The Arabist

  • Links 27 June - 10 July 2015

    Ursula Lindsey
    10 Jul 2015 | 2:33 pm
    Number of Syrian Refugees Climbs to More Than 4 MillionQuick Thoughts: Nathan Thrall on the Gaza Strip One Year After Israel’s Operation Protective EdgeFacts and footballers | InanitiesNice vignette of Egyptian media vulgarityEgypt Wants To Jail Journalists For Not Falling In Line. It's Been Trained By A US Nonprofit.Exclusif. Forces armées/ Plusieurs changements au DRS et mécontentement du général ToufikExclusif. Plusieurs changements au sein du DRS/Et le général Toufik boycotte la remise de la médaille de BravoureA Detailed Look at Hacking Team's Emails About Its Repressive Clients…
  • Egypt in TV: terrorism in Sinai, the need to "liquidate" Brothers, Sisi's 100% successful presidency

    Nour Youssef
    10 Jul 2015 | 2:29 pm
    “Tell me, respectable president Sisi, why you didn’t secure the checkpoints when you knew they were targeted?” the bitter father of one of the 17 (according to the military) or 70 (according to medical sources) soldiers, who were killed in last week’s coordinated North Sinai attacks, tried to ask the camera as the CBC reporter next to him continued to talk over him. CBC was not the only channel to choose the wrong guest in last week’s mess. Dream TV’s Wael el-Ebrashy looked regretful in his stony silence as he heard former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi say that…
  • Links 20-26 June 2015

    The Editors
    27 Jun 2015 | 4:27 am
    A terrible blow, but Tunisia will not buckleTunisia attack: multiple deaths at Sousse beach resortScott Ritter · ‘We ain’t found shit’ · LRB 2 July 2015On why Iran shouldn’t accept ‘no notice’ inspections of its nuclear sitesPatrick Cockburn · Why join Islamic State? · LRB 2 July 2015On Kurdish advances on Tal Abyad, IS and TurkeyPolitical TV talk shows a victim of Egypt’s crackdown on dissent — FTStop Scaremongering About ISIL in Libya | Al Jazeera AmericaAlison Pargeter.Why We Need al-Qaeda by Ahmed Rashid | NYRblogA Partnership with China to Avoid World War by…
  • Media, the regime, and censorship in Egypt

    Ursula Lindsey
    25 Jun 2015 | 11:25 am
    Our own Nour Youssef has a piece in the Guardian about the Egyptian media, the role it has played in the events of recent years, and the complicated system by which it stays in alignment with regime interests. It has interviews with a who's-who of prominent TV hosts and is chock-full of incredible quotes. “I would say anything the military tells me to say out of duty and respect for the institution,” says Ahmed Moussa, one of the most popular TV presenters inEgypt.Moussa has no qualms admitting on air his relationship with the authorities – and his vocation to serve…
  • The Farce Behind Morsi’s Death Sentence - The New Yorker

    The Editors
    19 Jun 2015 | 1:36 pm
    Jon Lee Anderson: As its leaders present and former grapple with their legacies, Egypt, no longer a regional leader of any sort, is mired in a miasma of self-made miseries, a nation best known for its corruption, poverty, and the absence of the rule of law. The 2011 “revolution” that seemed to have pulled it briefly from its steadfast implosion seems not only to have come and gone but to have been a mirage. Tragically, Cairo’s Tahrir Square is likely to be remembered as a place where hopes were raised for democratic change, only to have those hopes dashed by the country’s perennial…
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    Egyptian Chronicles

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    Kodak Agfa
    31 Jul 2015 | 3:18 pm
    Kodak Agfa posted a photo: BlueMoon 2015 in Giza, Egypt
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    Kodak Agfa
    31 Jul 2015 | 3:18 pm
    Kodak Agfa posted a photo: BlueMoon 2015 in Giza, Egypt
  • July 28, 2015 at 11:34PM

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:36 am
    Once a legendary cafe , chocolatier and patisserie in the heart of #downtowncairo , the famous Swiss Groppi. Currently owned by Egyptian company, it is closed for renovations. #Egypt #Blogger #Citizenjournalism #Cairo #Cairowalks #ThisisEgypt July 28, 2015 at 11:34PM via Instagram http://ift.tt/1OzTyHu
  • July 28, 2015 at 11:49PM

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:36 am
    "Enfant de Nice" a florist in Talaat Harb Square, it has been there for decades. no filters used. #ThisisEgypt #Cairowalks #Cairo #Citizenjournalism #Blogger #downtowncairo July 28, 2015 at 11:49PM via Instagram http://ift.tt/1ey4n06
  • July 28, 2015 at 11:58PM

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:36 am
    The #Groppi building in #downtowncairo #Blogger #Citizenjournalism #Cairo #Egypt #ThisisEgypt #Buildings July 28, 2015 at 11:58PM via Instagram http://ift.tt/1SdEs0m
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    Inanities

  • Facts and footballers

    Sarah Carr
    6 Jul 2015 | 8:27 am
    For those of you worried about about terrorism in Egypt you will be glad to hear that a two-pronged assault is in motion. In addition to the Armed Forces’ continuing battle with a ferocious insurgency in Northern Sinai, Egypt is … Continue reading →
  • Egypt under the New July Republic

    Sarah Carr
    3 Jul 2015 | 12:05 am
      Picture by Khalid Elbaih I wrote a thing in Jadaleyya about how shit everything is in case you give a fuck. ——– Egypt under the New July Republic The prevailing characteristic of the time before the revolution, all those moons … Continue reading →
  • Wondrous little shits

    Sarah Carr
    7 Jun 2015 | 2:07 pm
    Children live in a world free of niceties or convention. Spending time with a single child is a bit like petting a semi feral cat, and being a in group of children is like walking through a safari park with … Continue reading →
  • What is your occupation

    Sarah Carr
    25 May 2015 | 12:31 pm
    I am lucky enough to have been invited to the 2015 Palestinian Festival of Literature. Here is a despatch from days two and three. On Sunday the improbably named Ray Dolphin gave us a crash course on the occupation at … Continue reading →
  • Lego state

    Sarah Carr
    23 May 2015 | 2:30 pm
    I am lucky enough to have been invited to the 2015 Palestinian Festival of Literature. Here is a despatch from day one. Israel happens so suddenly. There we were one moment on the coach in Amman. Our tour guide, Ruby, … Continue reading →
 
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  • Egypt is fighting a war against international terrorism

    Eman Nabih
    5 Jul 2015 | 11:26 am
    On the 1st of July 2015, international media, Muslim Brotherhood anti-Egypt media and of course Al Jazeera media network, were racing in publishing faked news and reports about the terrorism attack that took place in Sinai on 1/7/2015. The reports were already there, ready for broadcast, like these reports were prepared and written a day earlier to the terrorism attack! ... The post Egypt is fighting a war against international terrorism appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • Muslim Brotherhood Leaks Part 2

    Eman Nabih
    5 Jun 2015 | 11:53 pm
    The following two Leaked recordings, of a secret meeting of the Muslim brotherhood organization in Egypt, the date of this meeting 14 January 2012. Mohamed Morsi and Khairat Al-Shater, the second man in the organization, after MB won the majority of seats in the Egyptian parliament elections and specifically right before the presidential elections period, in a secret meeting with the Supreme Guide ... The post Muslim Brotherhood Leaks Part 2 appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • Obama fights terrorism and supports terrorists

    Eman Nabih
    29 May 2015 | 8:14 am
    On 28 May 2015, Muslim Brotherhood organization and their political party “freedom and justice”,  declared that they officially welcomed the statement issued by their “nation scholars” entitled “Nidaa Alkenana”(means Egypt’s call), which called and incited for direct confrontations by all means including armed confrontation with the Egyptian state till Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed Morsi are back to power again. In ... The post Obama fights terrorism and supports terrorists appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • Muslim Brotherhood Leaks part 1

    Eman Nabih
    27 May 2015 | 1:43 am
    After 4 years of chaos and terrorism and the continuous internal and external attempts to topple the Egyptian state since the 25th of Jan 2011, in order to turn Egypt to another Syria or Libya, it is our right to know who betrayed our country and messed up with our future and our national security. This is not a speculation or a conspiracy theory ... The post Muslim Brotherhood Leaks part 1 appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • Is there anything else the US is concerned about except terrorists safety?

    Eman Nabih
    17 May 2015 | 12:39 pm
    The US administration declared on 17/5/2015 that they are deeply concerned about the death penalty on Muslim Brotherhood terrorists, after the Egyptian criminal court sentenced former head Mohamed Morsi and others to death penalty in the case known as “escape from Wadi Alnatron prison during the 25th of Jan 2011 events”. In addition, the US administration expressed there deepest concerns, by yet another mass ... The post Is there anything else the US is concerned about except terrorists safety? appeared first on Eman Nabih.
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