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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Emergency rule declared in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after bomb kills 30 troops

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 06:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Egypt imposes three-month crisis measures after suicide car bombing kills 30 soldiers in this year's deadliest attack on security forces State of emergency declared in Sinai A state of emergency came into force yesterday across parts of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after 30 soldiers were killed ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's political turmoil will deepen economic crisis

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 01:35pm by Associated Press in Cairo

    ... economic crisis, with worsening fuel shortages and higher prices on basic goods. After protracted negotiations that have stretched for more than a year, Egypt had been inching closer to securing ... depreciation of the currency that will make everything more expensive, and a depletion of foreign currency reserves so severe it could make importing critical oil and food items difficult. “I think ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt plans to build new Suez Canal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:40am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairo Plans for new Suez Canal on the drawing board Egypt plans to build a new Suez Canal alongside the existing 145-year-old historic waterway in a multi-billion dollar project aimed at expanding trade along the fastest shipping route between Europe and Asia. The Suez Canal earns Egypt about US$5 billion a year in revenues, a vital source of hard currency for a country ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    High hopes for strongman Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi as Egyptian tourism falters

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... only at 60 per cent to 70 per cent of capacity. While the large hotels have managed to scrape by, the crisis is hitting the smaller enterprises hardest. Mostafa el-Menufi, 40, said he could ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Some Egyptians express doubts over likely winner of presidential election

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:27pm by Reuters

    ... today. He would take over a polarised country with immense challenges: From an energy crisis to an Islamist militant insurgency that has sharply worsened since he overthrew the Muslim ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s General Sisi asks for US help in fighting terrorism

    Posted May 15th 2014, 05:46pm by Reuters

    ... quick results, especially for the economy, which suffers from a weak currency, high unemployment, a bloated public sector and a widening budget deficit. Aside from security cooperation ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian election front runner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi calls for big turnout

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:53pm by Reuters

    ... position as head of the military and defence minister last month in order to run in the election. His supporters see him as the kind of strong figure needed to stabilise a country in crisis. His ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Foreign envoys increase efforts to defuse Egyptian crisis

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 11:32am by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Foreign envoys stepped up efforts on Tuesday to find a way out of the crippling and sometimes deadly crisis sparked by the Egyptian army’s ouster of Islamist ... of Morsi. Adding his weight to the drive for a peaceful resolution to the crisis, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the release of Morsi, who has been formally remanded in custody ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    US, EU lead new effort to defuse Egyptian crisis

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 11:38am by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Crisis sparked by overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi A fresh round of intense diplomatic efforts was underway in Egypt to broker a peaceful end to the crisis sparked by the military’s overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. The European Union’s Middle East envoy Bernardino Leon and US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns extended ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    EU foreign policy chief Ashton visits Cairo as Egypt crisis deepens

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 09:45am by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... in the return to democracy, “including the Muslim Brotherhood”. UN leader Ban Ki-moon warned Egypt’s interim leadership on Sunday that every death made it harder to drag the country out of its crisis ...




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