- Lawyer: Egypt activists beaten in courthouse
A lawyer for three of Egypt's most prominent youth activist says his clients were beaten in the courthouse by their guards before a hearing in the appeal of their prison sentence.
Miami Herald. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:05 EDT.
- Africa: African Press Review 10 March 2014
[RFI]South Africa's dispute with Rwanda, Egypt rules new presidential election law and Kenyan leaders cut own pay, are all topics in today's African papers.
All Africa. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:08:59 GMT.
- Egyptian autocrats struggle with football’s political pros and cons
The pitch is the foremost contested public space autocrats cannot fully control and are unable to simply shut down. It also creates opportunities such as to distract public attention away from widespread grievances
Hurriyet. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0200.
- Al Ahly squeeze through on penalties
Egyptian giants Al Ahly edge to victory over Young Africans in their Champions League tie after a penalty shootout.
BBC News. Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:14:36 GMT.
- VIDEO: Egypt 'needs more women in politics'
A new effort is now under way in Egypt to engage more women in political life. Sally Nabil reports from Cairo.
BBC News. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 10:04:49 GMT.
- Egyptian Billionaire Samih Sawiris To Buy Stake In German Travel Firm
Samih Sawiris, a scion of Egypt’s richest business family is reportedly buying a 25% - 35% stake in the FTI Group, the fourth largest tour operator in Germany.
By Mfonobong Nsehe. Forbes. Wed, 5 Mar 2014 19:11:00 GMT.
- Egypt to Resume Trial of Al-Jazeera Journalists
An Egyptian court is set to resume the trial of 20 journalists charged with spreading "false information" about Egypt and supporting or belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:56:37 -0500.
- US activist says Egypt police assaulted her
CAIRO (AP) — The co-founder of U.S.-based anti-war group Code Pink says Egyptian police detained her at the airport when she tried to enter the country and assaulted her, fracturing her shoulder, as they handcuffed her before deporting her.
U. S. News & World Report. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:38:34 GMT.
- Egyptian Court Bans Palestinian Group Hamas
An Egyptian court has banned the activities of the Palestinian militant group Hamas, which rules the neighboring Gaza Strip, and ordered its assets seized.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:33:32 +0000.
- Judge: Egypt Bans Hamas Activities in Egypt
An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned all activities of Hamas in Egypt, a judge said, in another sign that security forces plan to squeeze the Palestinian militant group that runs the neighboring Gaza Strip. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 04:09:00 -0500.
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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