Egypt

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

middleeastmonitor.com 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

 

Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda and the West all gunning for El-Sisi’s head

Canada Free Press 19 May 2014
By Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—The Egyptian presidential elections have begun—with wide expectations that former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be the winner. El-Sisi—the most

 

Muslim Brotherhood welcomes the Brussels Declaration

The Muslim Brotherhood praised the Brussels Declaration which was announced last week by a number of leading Egyptian political figures. The initiative seeks to unite all the

 

Qaradawi’s fatwa bans voting in Egypt elections

Al Arabiya 15 May 2014

Qatar-based controversial Islamist scholar Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi whose fiery sermons have caused tension between Gulf states said on Monday that voting in the upcoming

 

Erdogan Courts Gulf’s Billions After Wrong-Way Bet on Egypt

Bloomberg News 14 May 2014
By Alaa Shahine, Isobel Finkel and Onur Ant

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking to limit the economic costs of picking the losing side in the regional power struggle over Egypt. Turkey is courting

 

Arab Winter Comes to America

Islamist Watch 7 May 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

It may be warm outside now, but from colder hearts a winter blizzard is blowing. These cold hearts are frozen in the endless winter of Islam that leaves them empty of mercy for

 

ICC Turns Down Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Request For ICC Probe Of Military

French media is reporting that the International Criminal Court has rejected a bid by the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood to investigate the military’s actions in Egypt. According

 

In Italy, al-Aqsa Mosque imam urges destruction of Israel

Times Of Israel 2 May 2014
By Yifa Yaakov

An imam from Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque last week called for Israel’s destruction while on a visit to Italy, urging Arab armies — including those of Egypt and Jordan, with whom Israel has

 

Egyptian court sentences 720 Islamists to death

latino.foxnews 29 April 2014

An Egyptian judge on Monday in two separate cases sentenced 720 alleged members of the Muslim Brotherhood, including the group's leader, Mohammed Badie, to death for committing

 

Algeria Won’t Join Gulf Countries In Designating Muslim Brotherhood A Terrorist Organization

globalmbwatch.com 29 April 2014

Islamist media is reporting that Algeria’s Foreign Minister has refused a request by Saudi Arabia and the UAE to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.

 
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