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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi sweeps to victory in Egypt presidential vote

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:18am

    ... and unemployment, and end costly energy subsidies in the most populous Arab nation. Turnout was 44.4 per cent of Egypt’s 54 million voters, according to the judicial sources. That would be less than the 40 ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Doctor to stand trial over female circumcision in first for Egypt

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

    ... a campaign by local rights groups and the international organisation Equality Now, as well as an investigation by Egypt's state-run National Population Council, the country's chief ... of the National Population Council, which had pushed for the case to be reopened. "It's the first time that somebody in Egypt will be prosecuted for this crime, and it should be a lesson ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's top generals endorse Sisi running for president

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:18pm by AP

    ... Muslim Brotherhood figure Mohammed Mursi as president, only for a large portion of the population to turn against him, accusing the Brotherhood of trying to monopolize power. Massive protests ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    EU warns Egypt it will conduct ‘urgent review’ of its ties

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 05:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Brussels

    ... on the army and government. “The calls for democracy and fundamental freedoms from the Egyptian population cannot be disregarded, much less washed away in blood,” Van Rompuy and Barroso said. The calls for democracy from the Egyptian population cannot be disregarded, much less washed away in blood Van Rompuy and Barroso “In cooperation with its international and regional partners, the EU ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Mursi to go on trial as Egypt struggles for democracy

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:32pm by Reuters in Cairo

    ... hopes that Egyptians would break the military establishment’s longstanding grip on power. But the world’s most populous Arab nation has faltered in its political transition, and the generals ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    51 killed as national holiday in Egypt descends into violence

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 09:30am by AP

    ... the time when festivities are arranged for one section of the population, they call on Egyptians to dance on the dead bodies of their compatriots who oppose the coup." It called for a rally ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's army chief Sisi calls fora quick transition to elections

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Since then, political tensions and a sharp rise in attacks by Islamist militants have hit tourism and investment in Egypt, the most populous Arab state, which depends heavily on US aid. Speaking ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Mursi turns up heat in battle against Ethiopian dam on Nile

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of a "water war" between Africa's second and third most populous states. But Mursi, for whom the dispute is a chance to rally Egyptians behind him after a divisive first year in power, also ... in the Nile basin states", he added, "but on condition that those projects do not affect or damage Egypt's legal and historical rights". Egypt, whose fast-growing population of 84 ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Mursi loyalists in Egypt call for new rallies

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... election in the Arab world’s most populous nation, is reinstated. Beblawi’s comments on Thursday were the latest warning from the army-installed government of a crackdown on the protest camps. ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    US withholds Egypt military and economic aid

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 10:27am by Reuters in Washington

    ... and human rights along with a need to cooperate with a nation of strategic importance because of its control of the Suez Canal, its 1979 peace treaty with Israel and its status as the most populous ...




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