Articles tagged with: Egypt

The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Thursday, 10 Apr, 2014

Egypt applauds US decision to designate Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis terrorist group

London and Washington, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egypt welcomed the US State Department’s decision to add the Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis group to a list of terrorist organizations on Wednesday, with a foreign ministry spokesman describing it as a step in the right direction. Spokesman Badr Abdelati told Asharq Al-Awsat: “We are in constant contact with the United States, Britain and other countries, and we constantly keep them in the picture to show the reality and danger of terrorism. It is an int...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 9 Apr, 2014

Egyptian security says it has defused bombs at Cairo universities

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egyptian security forces claim to have defused a number of explosive devices on the campuses of Al-Azhar and Ain Shams universities in Cairo on Tuesday. The latest incident comes after a series of bombs hidden in palm trees exploded at Cairo University last week, killing two people including a police Brigadier-General, and injuring five other police officers. Militant group Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility for the attack. An official in the press office of the...

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Elizabeth Iskander Monier
on : Sunday, 6 Apr, 2014

No Security for Egypt’s Women

Last December, Egyptian academic Mariz Tadros wrote that women’s human security was not on anyone’s agenda. According to her research, the security breakdown since the Ar...

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Ibrahim Gharayaba
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on : Monday, 31 Mar, 2014

Keeping a Low Profile

Caution has been the preeminent feature of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood’s response to Saudi Arabia’s announcement that it had classified the organization a terrorist group....

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Tuesday, 25 Mar, 2014

Egypt begins second mass trial of Brotherhood supporters

London and Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat— Egyptian authorities have put an additional 683 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, including Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, on trial on Tuesd...

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Mahmud El-Shafey
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on : Saturday, 22 Mar, 2014

Dammed-Up Politics

“We will not allow anyone to touch Egypt’s share of Nile Water. This is a matter of life and death for Egypt,” the country’s Mursi-era water resources and irrigation mi...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Friday, 21 Mar, 2014

Egypt: Presidential election commission cites “technical” delays

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—As speculation about the expected presidential candidacy of popular Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi continues to grow, the secretary-gen...

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Goos Hofstee
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on : Wednesday, 19 Mar, 2014

A Canvas to Egypt’s Imagination

When, in the beginning of 2011, Egypt was swept up in the momentum of the Arab Spring, the atmosphere was one of hope and optimism. During those heady days in Tahrir Square, fe...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 12 Mar, 2014

Sisi visits UAE to discuss military cooperation

Cairo and Abu Dhabi, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egyptian Armed Forces chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi began an official visit to the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi on Tuesda...

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Bashir Abdel Fattah
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on : Wednesday, 12 Mar, 2014

Egyptian Parties’ No-Show

Egypt’s presidential race is exposing the failings of the country’s political parties. What is really striking is that the parties have not only failed to put forward any c...

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