Report: Son of Egypt’s Ousted President Detained – ABC News

ABC NewsEgypt’s state news agency is reporting the youngest son of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been detained by police on suspicion of drug possession. The MENA news agency … Read More

Katy Perry plays Egyptian queen in ‘Dark Horse’ video – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsKaty Perry released her “Dark Horse” music video Thursday and it is most definitely the perfect storm. Set in “Memphis, Egypt a crazy long time ago,” the … Read More

Suspected Egyptian militants raise stakes in insurgency – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – The bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt by suspected Muslim militants marks a strategic shift to soft targets that could devastate an economy already reeling from … Read More

Morsi is ‘silenced’ as he faces spy charge – Irish Independent

Irish IndependentEgypt’s military-backed authorities attempted to silence deposed president Mohammed Morsi yesterday by surrounding the dock of the court where he is facing espionage charges with thick, soundproof glass.Egypt adjourns … Read More

UN Security Council slams deadly terrorist attack in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaUNITED NATIONS, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a tourist bus in south Sinai in Egypt, which killed four people, … Read More

Slaying of South Korean tourists signals turn in Egypt’s Islamist insurgency – Washington Post

Washington PostCAIRO — An explosion ripped through a bus carrying South Korean tourists in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Sunday and killed three people, the deadliest attack on vacationers here in … Read More

SKorean tourists killed in Sinai bomb – The Australian

The AustralianAN explosion has torn through a bus filled with South Korean sightseers in the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four people and raising fears that Islamic militants have renewed … Read More

Egyptian ex-leader Morsy to return to court, this time on conspiracy charges – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsy and 35 Muslim Brotherhood members are scheduled to stand trial Sunday on conspiracy charges. They stand accused of spying for foreign organizations outside … Read More

The best of World Press Photo Awards 2013 – Indian Express

Indian ExpressThe 2nd prize in the People Staged Portraits Stories category of the 2014 World Press Photo Contest by Denis Dailleux, France, Agence Vu, shows Ali, a young Egyptian bodybuilder, … Read More

17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the US –

LiveScience.comThe U.S. may be the birthplace of Facebook, but Americans are far from the most social–network obsessed people on the planet. Egypt, Russia, the Philippines and 14 other developing countries … Read More

Egypt army denies Sisi presidential candidacy report – BBC News

BBC NewsEgypt’s military has denied that its chief of staff, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, told a Kuwaiti newspaper he would run for president. Spokesman Col Ahmed Ali said the … Read More

Egypt court adjourns Mursi trial over protester deaths – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – A Cairo court on Saturday adjourned the trial which sees Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Mursi accused of inciting the killing of protesters, while dozens of supporters of … Read More

Mohammed Morsi trial over Egypt protesters’ deaths to resume – BBC News

BBC NewsOusted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has arrived in court in the capital, Cairo, for the resumption of one of the four trials against him. Mr Morsi and 14 other … Read More

Egypt charges 20 journalists with conspiracy –

gulfnews.comCairo: Egyptian prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were charging 20 journalists working for the Al Jazeera television network with conspiring with a terrorist group and broadcasting false images of … Read More

Egypt’s treatment of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste ‘shameful’, parents say – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThe parents of Australian journalist Peter Greste, set to face trial in Egypt for aiding members of a terrorist organisation, say he seems to be holding up well despite … Read More

Egypt ex-President Morsi defiant at jailbreak trial – BBC News

BBC NewsEgypt’s former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has struck a defiant tone at the beginning of his trial over his escape from prison in 2011. Mr Morsi started shouting: “I … Read More

Ousted Egypt leader in glass-encased cage at trial – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s toppled President Mohammed Morsi stood inside a glass-encased metal cage Tuesday, separated from other defendants for the start of a new trial Tuesday over charges … Read More

Egypt ex-President Morsi ‘arrives for jail escape trial’ – BBC News

BBC NewsEgypt’s former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has arrived at a court in Cairo to go on trial over his escape from prison in 2011, state media say. He was … Read More

Egypt’s miiltary endorses commander for president – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorEgypt’s top military council said its commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should heed calls to stand in a presidential election. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said in … Read More

Egypt army backs Sisi as presidential candidate – BBC News

BBC NewsEgypt’s top military body has given its approval for armed forces chief Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces … Read More

Egypt’s Ruler Eyes Riskier Role: The Presidency – New York Times

New York TimesAbdul-Fattah el-Sisi, then the Egyptian minister of defense, in Cairo in 2012. Khaled Elfiqi/European Pressphoto Agency. CAIRO — When Egypt’s first freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, named General … Read More

Egypt army ‘backs Sisi as presidential candidate’ – BBC News

BBC NewsEgypt’s top military body has given its approval for army chief Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency, according to state media. Field Marshal Sisi led … Read More

Path Cleared for Egypt’s Military Chief to Run for President – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCAIRO—Egypt’s high military council gave the go-ahead for its senior officer, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, to run for president, paving the way for the popular military … Read More

Egyptian military backs Sissi for presidency, as insurgency becomes more … – Washington Post

Washington PostCAIRO—A powerful council of Egypt’s top military commanders is backing defense minister Abdel Fattah al-Sissi for president, the country’s state-run news agency said Monday, in a move likely to … Read More

Death Toll Climbs on Anniversary of Egypt Uprising – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaCAIRO — Egyptian officials say clashes have left at least 49 people dead as government supporters marked the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak. Authorities … Read More

Egyptian papers condemn ‘heinous’ Cairo bombings – BBC News

BBC NewsA series of blasts in Cairo and Giza on Friday dominate the front pages of the main Egyptian dailies, overshadowing the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising which ended … Read More

Amid Egypt’s uprising anniversary, US condemns violence, pledges Middle East … – Fox News

Fox NewsSaturday, Jan. 25, 2014: Egyptians wear masks of Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt.AP. ADVERTISEMENT. The three-year anniversary of Egypt’s political uprising was marked … Read More