Tag: Egypt

Egypt denies Turkish PM Gaza entry

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Photo: EPA Egypt’s new authorities have denied Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan entry to the Gaza Strip, the local media reported on Sunday.  According to the Al-Youm Al-Sabia Internet portal, Cairo has notified Ankara that “the visit will not take place.” In particular, it […]

Kosovo lobbyist behind attack on Egypt army

Paper: Wednesday, 10 July 2013 The man who’s behind the attack on the Egypt army in front of the Republican Guard building where President Mohamed Morsi is detained, is Safwat Hegazi, Islamic preacher and one of the most important Kosovo lobbyists in Egypt, Belgrade-based Danas daily reads. He […]

The picture that proves Secretary of State John Kerry HAS been out on his boat while Egypt plunges into chaos – after his spokesman denied he been sailing in Nantucket

  New pictures show Kerry on kayak as he  celebrates July 4 holiday Secretary of State’s aides retract denial  that he had been sailing By  Jessica Jerreat PUBLISHED: 15:55 EST, 5 July  2013 |  UPDATED: 16:53  EST, 5 July 2013   John Kerry’s spokesman  has admitted that the  […]

Obama’s Egypt policy a ‘stunning diplomatic failure’ as protestors carry anti-Obama and Morsi signs

Ted Cruz: Obama’s Egypt policy a ‘stunning diplomatic failure’ 4:36 PM  07/03/2013 Brendan Bordelon Texas Republican Sen.Ted Cruz blasted the Obama administration’s policy  toward Egypt in a  scathing op-ed in Foreign Policy magazine, slamming  the president’s stance on the Muslim Brotherhood “one of the most stunning  diplomatic failures […]

Egypt army says ready to die in “final hours” / Egypt’s armed forces have banned the president and his entourage from leaving the country

EEV: UPDATE https://engineeringevil.com/2013/07/03/egypt-security-slaps-travel-ban-on-morsi-top-islamists/ 19:38 GMT: Egypt’s armed forces have banned the president  and his entourage from leaving the country, ITAR-Tass  reported. – Source: Reuters – Wed, 3 Jul 2013 01:21 AM Author: Reuters CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) – Egypt’s high command said on Wednesday the army was ready […]

U.S. evacuate staff of embassy in Cairo

© Photo: «Voice of Russia» American authorities have advised their citizens not to visit Egypt, and are evacuating the staff of the U.S. embassy in Cairo.  Earlier, it was reported that an American citizen – a stringer, who worked for the U.S. news agency – was killed during […]

Egyptian President Mursi names a member of an Islamist group remembered for a bloody attack on Western tourists in the ancient city of Luxor over a decade ago as governor of that province on Sunday

Egypt’s Mursi tightens Islamist grip with governor appointments Sunday Jun 16, 2013   |   Reuters CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi named a member of an Islamist group remembered for a bloody attack on Western tourists in the ancient city of Luxor over a decade ago as governor […]

Egypt court rules upper house of parliament elected illegally

Supreme constitutional court ruling expected to widen rift between Egypt’s judiciary and Islamist-dominated government Louisa Loveluck in Cairo guardian.co.uk,    Sunday 2 June 2013 09.11 EDT Egyptian security forces outside the supreme constitutional court in Cairo on Sunday. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA Egypt‘s supreme constitutional court (SCC) has ruled that […]

Ancient Egyptians accessorized with meteorites

Contact: Aeron Haworth aeron.haworth@manchester.ac.uk 44-161-275-8387 University of Manchester Researchers at The Open University (OU) and The University of Manchester have found conclusive proof that Ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make symbolic accessories. The evidence comes from strings of iron beads which were excavated in 1911 at the Gerzeh […]

Cairo cathedral clashes: 1 dead, 29 injured

Photo: AFP One person was killed on Sunday in clashes outside Cairo’s Coptic cathedral following funeral prayers for four Christians killed in sectarian violence, an Egyptian health ministry official said.    “There is one fatality in (Cairo’s) Demerdash hospital,” Ahmed al-Ansari said.  Cairo: Clashes after funeral of Coptic […]

2 dead, hundreds injured in Egypt clashes

Mar 4, 2013 02:06 Moscow Time Photo: EPA Two police officers died and more than 400 people were injured in Sunday’s clashes in Port Said, Egypt, when hundreds of local residents protested the authorities’ decision to move to another prison 39 people accused of involvement in a riot […]

Missile shipment intercepted in Egypt

Feb 28, 2013 01:00 Moscow Time © Photo: “Вести.Ru” A large shipment of anti-tank missiles was intercepted on Wednesday by Egyptian Security Forces on the outskirts of Cairo. According to local media, 60 rockets complete with warheads, were found in two trucks near the entrance to “October 6th,” […]

Egypt wants extradition of former PM

Feb 21, 2013 20:36 Moscow Time Photo: EPA Egypt’s Prosecutor-General Office has requested that the Interpol arrest and extradite Egypt’s former prime minister and presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq, news reports said on Thursday. The decision comes two days after Shafiq was referred in absentia to Cairo Criminal Court […]

Egyptian police go on strike

Feb 14, 2013 02:02 Moscow Time Photo: © Flickr.com/Gigi Ibrahim/cc-by In Egypt thousands of police officers went on strike on Wednesday demanding the resignation of Interior Minister Mohammed Anwar Ibrahim they believe is too closely associated with the country’s ruling Moslem Brotherhood party The walkout was sparked by […]