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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian cabinet will step down

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:32am by AP

    ... cabinet. The government's resignation, announced by Beblawi in a live TV broadcast, came amid a host of strikes, including one by public-transport workers and garbage collectors. An acute ... Commenting on the flurry of strikes, he cautioned that this was not the time for making demands. "We must sacrifice our personal and narrow interests for the benefit of the nation." ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Leftist leader Sabahi to run for Egyptian presidency

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... for Mursi's ouster. Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Ali said on his official Facebook page that air strikes on Friday targeted hideouts of terrorist, extremely dangerous takfiri " militants late on Friday in the eastern border town of Sheikh Zuweyid. Takfiri is an Arabic term referring to Islamic radicals. The military said 16 suspected militants were kiiled in the air strikes. He described the targeted ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Court strikes as Cairo crisis deepens

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Top judges pledge not to return to work until President Morsi rescinds his sweeping powers Court strikes as Cairo crisis deepens Egypt yesterday plunged deeper into its worst political crisis since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi took office, with a top court going on strike to protest against his decision to grant himself sweeping powers. ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Attacks surge in Egypt as instability spreads

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Attacks surge in Egypt as instability spreads A string of attacks that killed nine members of the security forces and hit the main satellite communications station show a dangerous expansion of targets in Egypt, including the first strike against civilian infrastructure in the heart of the capital, Cairo. They also blur the lines between ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt frees two detained Canadians

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 03:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Ottawa

    ... and Islamists that killed dozens of people The two Canadians ended a hunger strike after winning small concessions from their jailers, a relative of one of the men said on Thursday. In Ottawa, Minister ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Terrorist attempt to target container ship in Suez Canal foiled

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... two weeks ago, security officials said. The attack was one of the area's worst militant strikes on security forces. The man, Adel Mohammed, also known as Adel Habara, has already been ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Two freed Canadians unable to leave Egypt

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 10:26am by Associated Press in Toronto

    ... in the Egyptian prison. They said they spent most of the time crammed with other inmates in a filthy, cockroach-infested prison cell. The pair staged a 16-day hunger strike to try to pressure Egyptian ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Trial date set for three Muslim Brotherhood on charges of incitement to kill

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... the protesters would unleash new violence. The prosecutions could be an effort to put more pressure on the group to strike a deal to end the current crisis, said Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Doha Centre. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EGYPT

    Egyptian balloon-crash pilot Moman Mourad faces jail after being arrested

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... to be moved. Meanwhile, aviation staff have gone on strike in protest at the arrest of balloon airport supervisor Mohamed al-Taher, who is also in custody while the investigation continues. ... crash, but they have been further delayed by the strike of the civil aviation authority staff who supervise the balloon trips, Xinhua reported. "The workers … are protesting the detention ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt confirms death sentences for football riot

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 06:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... in several cities in the country and also an unprecedented strike by riot police who refused orders to deploy, saying they are ill-equipped to deal with violent protesters and were made to suffer ...




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