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Egypt elects new parliament, first under el-Sissi

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian voters head to the polls Sunday to elect a parliament, the first since the military-led ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in 2013. 848 more words

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Egypt’s president swears in new government

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has sworn in a new government, Egypt’s state news agency reported Saturday, one week after the previous Cabinet resigned amid a corruption probe. 173 more words


Hisham Barakat - Egypt's Chief Prosecutor - Killed In Cairo Car Bombing

Arab News — CAIRO: Egypt’s top public prosecutor died on Monday of wounds sustained in a car bomb attack on his convoy as it was leaving his Cairo home on Monday in a marked escalation of militant attacks on the judiciary. 65 more words


Egyptian poet El Abnoudy Dies After Long Illness

By Council Nedd II

Renowned Egyptian poet Abdel Rahman El Abnoudy, has died at 77 after a long illness. He was a wonderful man who touched the lives of so many through his powerful words — mine included. 34 more words

Council Nedd

Muslim Brotherhood blamed in Sinai attack that killed 31: Egyptian president

EL-ARISH, Egypt – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for playing a role in a sophisticated insurgent attack that killed 31 people in Egypt’s volatile northern Sinai Peninsula. 816 more words


Quoted: Minneapolis Star Tribune Editorial -- "Rethink approach to repressive Egypt"

Rethink approach to repressive Egypt

Editorial Board, Star Tribune, June 24, 2014

‘Sham’ conviction of journalists just the latest human rights slide.

The unjustified conviction… 721 more words

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El-Sissi donates half his wealth to Egypt

Cairo – Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Tuesday he will donate half of his personal wealth and half of his salary to help the country’s crippling economy, the improvement of which he said requires sacrifices from all Egyptians. 442 more words