Cairo draft accord may embody Israeli concessions on security in return for Hamas truce

DEBKA file 19 August 2014

DEBKAfile’s intelligence sources disclose that the Egyptian-brokered draft deal Israeli and Hamas delegates inked in Cairo Monday night, Aug. 18, contained, in return for a


Three killed in car bomb in Cairo: report

The Globe and Mail 5 August 2014

Three people were killed in a car bomb blast on Wednesday in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt’s state-run Nile Television said. Another state news outlet, Al-Ahram,


Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Egyptian media is reporting that Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie has received a life sentences in one of the court cases in which he is involved. According to an


Remember ‘Sex Jihad’? Egyptian Cleric Claims the Muslim Brotherhood Has Taken it to a New Level With This Fatwa

TheBlaze 7 July 2014
By Erica Ritz

The Tunisian interior minister warned in September of 2013 that women were traveling to Syria to engage in “sex jihad,” where they hoped to assist in the war against President Bashar


Tony Blair denies he signed on as Egyptian president's adviser

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair denied a Guardian report that he has signed on as an adviser to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, as part of a United Arab


ISIS's political Islam the latest Arab tragedy

Al-Monitor 30 June 2014

It is as if history has reverted a hundred years. Some are calling for a caliphate to unite the Arabs under its shadow, others call to rely on a Western ally, British mainly


Egypt Journalists' Imprisonment Sparks International Outrage

Novinite 30 June 2014

The international community has expressed its deep concerns with Monday’s verdicts of the Egyptian court, which handed lengthy jail sentences to 3 Al-Jazeera


Dutch journalist given 10 years in jail for 'helping' Muslim brotherhood 27 June 2014

An Egyptian court has found a Dutch journalist guilty of assisting the banned Muslim Brotherhood and sentenced her to 10 years in jail, in absentia. Rena Netjes is one of a


UK, Canada & United States Condemn 7-Year Imprisonment of Al Jazeera Journalist

Internatioanl Business Times 27 June 2014
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy who works for Al Jazeera English was sentenced to 7-year imprisonment in Egypt, and the ruling has enraged the international community.


Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Journalists to Jail

Arutz Sheva 27 June 2014

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists, including Australia's Peter Greste, to jail terms from seven to 10 years, AFP reports. Greste and


Al-Jazeera reporter held in Egypt freed

Yahoo News 20 June 2014

CAIRO — An Al-Jazeera Arabic service journalist who had been on hunger strike for more than four months to protest his prolonged detention without charges in Egypt has


Egypt's New President El-Sisi Apologizes to Tahrir Rape Victim

The Clarion Project 12 June 2014

Egypt's newly sworn-in president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, apologized in person to the 19-year old woman who was brutally sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square during inaugural


Will the West Fund Hamas?

The Gatestone Institute 11 June 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

One thing is certain: both Hamas and Fatah are hoping to use the unity government as a ploy to attract financial aid from the international community, particularly Western


Hamas No. 2 leader says hopes to move base to Gaza

Pan Armenian 11 June 2014

The No. 2 leader of Hamas said Tuesday, June 10, that he hopes to move from his base in Egypt to his native Gaza Strip following last week's formation of a Palestinian unity


Mass Sexual Assault on 19-Year Old in Tahrir Square

The Clarion Project 11 June 2014

A mass sexual assault in Egypt’s Tahrir Square left a 19-year old student in critical condition. The assault -- along with others -- occurred during the celebrations marking


In one of his last acts in office, out-going Egyptian president Adly Mansour issued a decree making sexual harassment a crime

The Clarion Project 10 June 2014

In one of his last acts in office, out-going Egyptian president Adly Mansour issued a decree making sexual harassment a crime. Depending on the offense, the offender can


Dutch journo could get 15 years in Egypt prison

NL Times 9 June 2014

Journalist Rena Netjes could be sentenced to between 15 and 25 years in prison if convicted of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Netjes is one of twenty


Iran's Plan to Destabilize Egypt

Gatestone Institute 9 June 2014
By Anna Mahjar-Barducci

The Iranian regime's new enemy, it seems, is Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Iran's mullahs apparently fear Sisi's secular stance against Islamist movements, and see


The EU was 'a puppet in the hands of the Egyptians' says member state 6 June 2014
By David Hearst

The EU made a "political" decision to re-instate its election monitoring team in Egypt, despite conditions which fell well below international norms for observing elections,


Egypt To End Citizenship For Mahmoud al-Zahar

Israeli media is reporting that Egypt has begun the process of revoking citizenship for Senior official Mahmoud al-Zahar. According to a Times of Israel report: Egypt is

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