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  1. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    With bus attack, Egypt’s Islamists may be targeting tourism

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:24pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Cairo Islamists may be targeting tourism, key to economy, to cripple regime Is bus attack a turn in Egypt fight? An explosion that ripped through a bus carrying South Korean tourists in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing four people, at the weekend, signals a potential escalation in the fight by Islamist militants against the Egyptian government. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429869/bus-attack-egypts-islamists-may-be-targeting-tourism
  2. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Egypt's military chief faces first electoral test with constitution vote

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Yes vote for new charter would boost military chief's standing as he considers presidential run Poll is first real test for Egypt's leader-in-waiting With a presidential run by Egypt's powerful military chief seeming more likely by the day, this week's constitution referendum is seen as a vote of confidence in the regime he installed last summer. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404902/egypts-military-chief-faces-first-electoral-test-constitution-vote
  3. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Failure of Egypt’s Arab Spring spells dilemma for Obama

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... and declared: "Egypt will never be the same." Two-and-a-half years after the elation of the Arab spring, Egypt looks much as it did under the ageing autocrat, only more violently polarised. Critics say Obama has mostly watched from the sidelines. Mubarak's court-ordered release from prison on Thursday in effect capped the end of Egypt's brief experiment with democracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1299033/failure-egypts-arab-spring-spells-dilemma-obama
  4. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Egypt's crackdown strains military ties with US

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... at risk Most nations, including many close allies of the United States, require as much as a week's notice before US warplanes are allowed to cross their territory. Not Egypt, which offers ... that route could significantly increase flight times to the region. US warships are also allowed to cut to the front of the queue through the Suez Canal in times of crisis. Without Egypt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1297449/egypts-crackdown-strains-military-ties-us
  5. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Threat of civil war as fractured Egypt slips towards the abyss

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... on edge of abyss With astonishing speed, Egypt has moved from a nation in crisis to one in real danger of slipping into a prolonged bout of violence or even civil war. It has become increasingly ... Muslims and Christians. That schism grew after President Mohammed Mursi, Egypt's first democratically elected leader, was ousted in the July 3 military coup. But it was the deadly police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1297274/threat-civil-war-fractured-egypt-slips-towards-abyss
  6. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Egypt's draft constitution vague on specifics

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Egypt. On Saturday Egypt's president, Mohamed Mursi, gave his stamp of approval to the document and urged its passage. The Muslim Brotherhood, the organisation through which Mursi gained ... in a home shall be alerted before the home is entered or searched," the article says, according to an English translation published by the Egypt Independent newspaper. Article 43 protects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1095814/egypts-draft-constitution-vague-specifics
  7. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Draft Egyptian constitution unlikely to lead to fundamental change: analysts

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 10:50pm by NYT

    ... text also gives privileged status to institutions that have repeatedly thwarted change during Egypt's years of revolutionary turmoil, including the police, seen as the main instigator ... be put to a referendum later this month. Despite notable improvements over earlier constitutions, analysts said the draft was unlikely to lead to the kind of fundamental change that Egypt sorely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1371344/draft-egyptian-constitution-unlikely-lead-fundamental-change-analysts
  8. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    98.1pc 'yes' in Egyptian charter vote doesn't reflect popular will

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AP

    ... For all the self-congratulatory headlines in Egypt's pro-military media, the results of last week's constitutional referendum fell short of the emphatic popular mandate the nation's ... country as big and as complex and divided as Egypt", said Khaled Fahmy, a political analyst at the American University in Cairo. "This is a very alarming figure. Something has gone very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1409820/981pc-yes-egyptian-charter-vote-doesnt-reflect-popular-will
  9. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Echoes of Mubarak in defiant Mursi speech as protests continue

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... on Wednesday. US President Barack Obama, in a phone call to Mursi, expressed "deep concern about the deaths and injuries of protesters in Egypt," the White House said. In a statement, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1100193/echoes-mubarak-defiant-mursi-speech-protests-continue
  10. News - World - EGYPT: ANALYSIS

    Blinkered and arrogant, Brotherhood on the ropes

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... in Egypt and the pre-eminent Islamist movement in the region, is reeling. Its members have been gunned down, 40 wounded and at least 11 killed. Its new headquarters has been ransacked and burned, ... people are increasingly saying it is not about Islam versus secularism. It is about Egypt versus a clique." The Egypt that Mursi and the Brotherhood inherited was in a state of political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1274853/blinkered-and-arrogant-brotherhood-ropes

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