- Witnesses, Who Say Police Killed Activist, Are to Be Charged in Egypt
Egyptian prosecutors are bringing criminal charges against witnesses who said they saw the police kill an unarmed poet and activist during a demonstration, a lawyer who has seen the charges said on Monday.
David D. Kirkpatrick. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:21:57 GMT.
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- Africa: No Development in Africa Without Peace - Mahlab
[Egypt Online] Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab stressed that achieving peace and security is inevitable for bringing about economic development and prosperity in the African continent.
All Africa. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:24:35 GMT.
- Energy Subsidy Cuts Finally Providing Relief for Egypt
Egypt's efforts to chip away at a daunting budget deficit have taken hold, with Cairo reporting that the government spent about 30% less on fuel subsidies during the first half of this fiscal year compared to the same period in 2014.
By Christopher Coats. Forbes. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:31:00 GMT.
- While waiting for foreign investors local ones are fleeing the country
The Egypt International Economy Conference organized in the Egyptian resort Sharm el-Sheikh in mid-March resulted in a contract worth $36.2 billion.
Hurriyet. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:01:00 +0200.
- ArtsBeat: Britain Acts to Block Removal of Egyptian Statue
British authorities have temporarily blocked the removal from England of an ancient Egyptian statue that was sold by a museum to raise money.
Tom Mashberg. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:00:17 GMT.
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- Export ban on £15m Egyptian statue
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue controversially sold by a council for £15.76m cannot leave the country and could be resold.
BBC News. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:18:55 GMT.
- VIDEO: Arab League's military force plans
Arab leaders meeting in Egypt have decided to act together to confront what they say are "unprecedented" threats facing the region, as Alan Johnston reports.
BBC News. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:43:48 GMT.
- Arab Leaders Agree To Create Joint Military Force
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says Arab leaders have agreed in principle to create a joint military force.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:56:43 +0000.
- Ancient Egyptian Beer Vessels Unearthed in Tel Aviv
Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled farther north than previously known and were imbibing in what is now Israel's most hard-partying city. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:32:05 -0400.
- Arab League Summit Focuses on Yemen
Arab leaders met for the 26th biannual Arab League summit in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, amid intense discussion of the ongoing Saudi-led military operation in Yemen. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:40:07 -0400.
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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