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Egypt court bans Brotherhood members from polls 
April 15, 2014 05:16 PM
A court banned members of the Muslim Brotherhood, a movement listed as a "terrorist group", from running in Egypt's upcoming elections, a lawyer and state media say.
Dialogue ongoing between Hezbollah, Egypt 
By Kareem Shaheen | April 15, 2014 12:38 AM (Last Updated: 15/04/2014 04:08 PM)
Hezbollah will appoint lawyers to defend members of the party in Egyptian courts who fled from prison during the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s envoy to Lebanon told The Daily Star.
Egypt: Sissi in final step to run for president 
April 14, 2014 05:54 PM
Egypt's former military chief takes the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting to the election commission eight times the number of signatures required, his campaign says in a statement.
Egypt arrests alleged "terrorist" who fought in Syria 
April 13, 2014 07:41 PM (Last Updated: 13/04/2014 07:42 PM)
Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt, the state news agency reported on Sunday.
Egyptian approves draft law barring challenges to contracts 
April 10, 2014 07:54 PM
Egypt's cabinet approved a draft investment law on Thursday that prevents third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and an investor, two government officials said, a move that could boost the struggling economy.
Family feud in south Egypt kills 23 
April 06, 2014 09:35 AM
A bloody feud in Egypt's southern Aswan province between an Arab clan and a Nubian family has killed at least 23 people in two days of fighting.
Egypt police clash with anti-Sisi protesters 
March 28, 2014 05:16 PM
Police clash with Islamists protesting against a decision by ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stand for president, state media says, underlining Egypt's deep polarization.
Four killed as Egypt police, Islamists clash: security 
March 28, 2014 07:55 PM (Last Updated: 28/03/2014 08:07 PM)
Four people including an Egyptian woman journalist were killed in Cairo Friday as police clashed with Islamists protesting against ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's presidency bid, a security official said.
Sisi meets Egypt army brass to quit ahead of poll: report 
March 26, 2014 07:50 PM
Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was in a meeting with the top military brass Wednesday at which he was expected to resign ahead of a likely presidential bid, state media reported.
Egypt's Sisi to issue statement after meeting army brass 
March 26, 2014 08:23 PM (Last Updated: 26/03/2014 09:42 PM)
Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is to make a statement shortly, the military said, after a meeting of top brass at which he was expected to resign to run for president.
Teenager, army officers killed in violence in Egypt 
By Michael Georgy, Yasmine Saleh | March 19, 2014 03:24 PM (Last Updated: 19/03/2014 08:50 PM)
A 13-year-old boy is shot dead in southern Egypt in clashes between police and supporters of deposed President Mohammad Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, a health official said.
Failing the litmus test of legitimacy 
By Rami G. Khouri | March 19, 2014 12:09 AM
One of the big issues that remain to be resolved across the entire Arab world is how citizens who feel most comfortable participating in public politics through the lens of their Islamic religion can do so with both credibility and safety.
Egypt GDP grows 1.2 percent in first half 2013/14 fiscal year 
March 18, 2014 12:12 AM
Egypt’s economy grew by 1.2 percent in the first half of fiscal year 2013/14, the planning minister said Monday.
Egypt’s finance minister sees GDP growing slower than expected 
By Asma Alsharif | March 13, 2014 12:09 AM
Egypt’s newly appointed finance minister said Wednesday the growth target had slipped and the budget deficit would widen more than official forecasts as the turmoil of the past three years takes its toll on the economy.
When corpses rule the Arab world 
By Rami G. Khouri | March 08, 2014 12:12 AM
Is there no limit to the assault on the basic rights and humanity of Arab citizens?
Egypt army chief Sisi says economic situation is very difficult 
March 06, 2014 05:22 PM
Army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is expected to become Egypt's next president, says the country's economic situation is grave.
Egypt court suspends Morsi murder trial 
March 06, 2014 01:15 PM
An Egyptian court suspends the murder trial of Mohammad Morsi after his lawyers have requested new judges, sources say, the third such case against the deposed president to be put on hold.
Dedication to pluralism is fundamental, in Kiev as in Cairo 
By Javier Solana | March 06, 2014 12:11 AM
On Dec. 17, 2010, Mohammad Bouazizi set himself alight in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia.
Egypt bars Gaza-bound Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Maguire 
By Samer al-Atrush | March 05, 2014 07:10 PM (Last Updated: 05/03/2014 07:24 PM)
Egypt detained and deported Northern Irish Nobel Laureate and peace activist Mairead Maguire on Wednesday after she tried to enter on her way to neighbouring Gaza, she and airport officials said.
Hariri congratulates new Egyptian prime minister 
March 05, 2014 02:06 PM
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri congratulates Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on the formation of a new government.

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