- US delivers F-16s to Egypt ahead of Kerry visit: Embassy
The United States began July 30 delivery of eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, according to its embassy in Cairo, the first since Washington fully lifted in March a freeze on arms delivery.
Hurriyet. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:45:00 +0200.
- Al-Jazeera retrial verdicts delayed
An Egyptian court delays verdicts in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists previously jailed for allegedly aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.
BBC News. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:25:41 GMT.
- Africa: Barclays Africa Hastens Talks to Buy Banks in Zimbabwe, Egypt
[Financial Gazette] Barclays Africa Group said talks to buy its parent company's operations in Egypt and Zimbabwe have been accelerated following management changes at Barclays.
All Africa. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:28:23 GMT.
- Egypt Postpones Verdict for Al Jazeera Journalists
An Egyptian court postponed a session Thursday where it was due to announce a verdict in the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists charged with supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:17:36 -0400.
- Trial of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy in Egypt adjourned again
A Cairo court session for the re-trial of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy has been adjourned until August, and it is not yet clear why.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:23:49 EDT.
- VIDEO: On the banks of the new Suez Canal
Ahead of the inauguration of Egypt's new Suez Canal, Sally Nabil went to take a look at the waterway.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:49:19 GMT.
- Egypt Says Work Finished on New Suez Canal
Egypt has finished building its New Suez Canal, its overseer said on Wednesday, a project President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sees as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit unemployment. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:37:16 -0400.
- Egypt: Factory Fire Near Cairo Kills 25
A fire that erupted Tuesday at a furniture factory east of Cairo killed 25 people and injured 22.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:43:12 GMT.
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- Trading in souls: Inside the world of the people smugglers
Abu Hamada, the kingpin of the Syrian smuggling network in Egypt, earns about $90 000 a week but sees nothing wrong in profiting from migrants.
Mail & Guardian. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:13:00 +0200.
- Kerry To Pitch Iran Nuclear Deal In Mideast Visits Next Week
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Egypt and the Persian Gulf next week for talks on the recent nuclear deal between major powers and Iran, and the fight against Islamic State militants.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:58:24 +0000.
Facts About Egypt
The Arab Republic of Egypt, located in northeast Africa, is governed by
a People's Assembly and by a President who appoints a Prime Minister and
a Cabinet. Egypt's capital city is Cairo, and its currency is the
Egyptian Pound. The primary spoken language of Egyptians is Arabic
and, in 2007, Egypt's estimated population was 80,335,000.
For more news and information about Egypt, visit this official
Egyptian government website. For detailed maps of Egypt, visit
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