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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Archaeologists in Luxor, Egypt, piece together two more pharaoh statues

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by AFP

    ... of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, adding to existing attractions. The two monoliths in red quartzite were raised on Sunday at what European and Egyptian ... of Amenhotep III whose reign archaeologists say marked the political and cultural peak of ancient Egyptian civilisation. "The world until now knew two Memnon colossi, but from today it will know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456332/archaeologists-luxor-egypt-piece-together-two-more-pharaoh-statues
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Assassin slit throat of Pharaoh Ramses III to alter line of succession

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... from about 1188BC to 1155BC, is described in ancient documents as the "Great God" and a military leader who defended Egypt, then the richest prize in the Mediterranean, from repeated ... in plot to alter line of succession An assassin slit the throat of Egypt's last great pharaoh at the climax of a bitter succession battle, scientists say in a report on the 3,000-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1107632/assassin-slit-throat-pharaoh-ramses-iii-alter-line-succession
  3. News - World - EGYPT

    New leader of Egypt Coptic Christians enthroned

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 10:07am by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Pope Tawadros II was enthroned on Sunday as the new head of Egypt’s Copts in an elaborate ceremony at Cairo’s St Mark’s Cathedral amid rising fears about ... English and Greek mingled with the ancient Coptic language of the church’s liturgy in the psalms and prayers of the service and the tributes of well-wishers. Tawadros, 60, was chosen on November ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1085967/new-leader-egypt-coptic-christians-enthroned
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt arrests senior Muslim Brotherhood leader

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 04:22pm by Reuters in Cairo

    ... the freedom to ban protests in Egypt. “This draft law would effectively mandate the police to ban all protests outright and to use force to disperse ongoing protests,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. “The final law will be an important indicator of the extent to which the new government is going to allow for political space in Egypt.”   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1343707/egypt-arrests-senior-muslim-brotherhood-leader
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s military chief Sisi to run for president, vows to tackle militancy

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:32am

    ... Reuters in Cairo Army chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi confirms expected bid for presidency amid legal concerns and sectarian strife in Egypt Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, the general who ousted Egypt’s first freely elected leader, declared his candidacy on Wednesday for a presidential election he is expected to easily win. Sisi toppled Mohammed Mursi of the Muslim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458285/egypts-military-chief-sisi-run-president-vows-tackle-militancy
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Court hands death sentences to 529 loyalists of ex-Egypt president Mursi

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:22pm by AP

    ... loyalists sentenced to death A court in Egypt has sentenced to death 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the outlawed party of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Mursi- after convicting them of charges including murdering a policeman and attacking police. Turmoil in Egypt has grown increasingly violent since the army overthrew Mursi- Egypt's first freely elected president- after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456199/egypt-sentences-death-529-members-muslim-brotherhood
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt judge angers lawyers during trial of pro-Mursi protesters

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Judge angers lawyers in Mursi backers' trial The judge in one of the largest trials of supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Mursi has ... of Mursi supporters have been arrested since the military ousted him following mass protests against his government. It is one of the largest security sweeps in Egypt's modern history. During ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1455652/egypt-judge-angers-lawyers-during-trial-pro-mursi-protesters
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's generals use power grab to increase their economic clout

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 11:30pm by WASHPOST

    ... control into big money In the shadows of a harsh political crackdown, the military that overthrew Egypt's first democratically elected president last summer is positioning itself to become ... run by 'Military Inc'," said Joshua Stacher, an Egypt expert at Kent State University who has studied the military economy. Three years after Mubarak was toppled during massive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450918/egypts-generals-use-power-grab-increase-their-economic-clout
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s crackdown on Islamists sees 16,000 jailed in past eight months

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:15pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Crackdown on Islamists puts 16,000 behind bars Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has seen 16,000 people jailed over the past eight months in the country's ... or in impromptu jails set up in police training camps because prisons are overcrowded. Inmates are kept for months without charge. Rights activists say torture- by Egypt's legal definition- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450917/egypts-crackdown-islamists-sees-16000-jailed-past-eight-months
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Doctor to stand trial over female circumcision in first for Egypt

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Cairo Doctor and father of the 13-year-old will face court in a first for Egypt Genital mutilation trial after girl dies For the first time in Egypt, a doctor will stand ... to be prosecuted for FGM in Egypt, where the practice was banned in 2008 but is still widely accepted and carried out by many doctors in private. Sohair al-Bata'a died in Fadl's care in June ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450118/doctor-stand-trial-over-female-circumcision-first-egypt

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