Egypt News

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 09:12

Washington Post

Egypt clamps hold over mosques to control message
Washington Post
CAIRO — In his weekly sermon, Muslim cleric Ali Abdel-Moati preached to his congregation in a southern Egyptian city about the evils of making hasty judgments. That prompted a complaint to authorities from a judge, who accused him of criticizing a ...
Bombing wounds 3 in central CairoPhilly.com

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 08:00

Injaz Egypt's 8th Annual Start Up Competition
Al-Bawaba
Injaz Egypt, one of the world's largest and fastest growing organizations specializing in economic education, and Mobinil, took part in the 8th annual Start Up Egypt competition, one of the largest entrepreneurial events in Egypt where young ...

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 04:30

Christian Science Monitor

In Upper Egypt, police avert eyes from ethnic bloodshed (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
As the crowd bayed outside Noura's house, a paramedic pointed to his body bag, motioning for her to get in. “He said it was the only way to smuggle me out alive," she recalls. "As he zipped it around my body, I knew we were all alone. There were no ...

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 02:09

World Tribune

Sources: Syrian jihad coming to Egypt with help from Turkey, Qatar and Obama
World Tribune
The struggle for Egypt is on the verge of a major escalation as the key sponsors of the jihadist cause in Syria are now committed to a similar campaign against Egypt. The overall strategic objective is to prevent the emergence of an inward-looking ...

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 00:45

Cairo bomb attacks wound five, including two police
GlobalPost
Two bomb blasts in Cairo wounded five people including at least two policemen Tuesday, the latest attacks since Egypt's Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted. The first attack blew the roof off a shelter manned by traffic police at a busy ...

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 00:24

Egypt and the Frog
Huffington Post
Egypt is like an exposed nerve. On most days, it is secondary, numbed by the repetitions of my pedestrian routine. I have also taught myself a few tricks to maneuver around it. Neglect? Check. Perspective? Check -- Syrians have it worse. Breathing ...

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 18:10

Egypt limits air conditioning in mosques as power shortages worsen
Chicago Tribune
CAIRO —. Egypt, facing the worst energy shortages for years, has set limits for electricity use at mosques as part of government efforts to ease the impact of power cuts already affecting homes and factories. The religious endowments minister has ...

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 17:38

Voice of America

Bombing Wounds 3 in Central Cairo
ABC News
A homemade bomb exploded near a traffic police post on a bridge over the Nile River in central Cairo early Tuesday, wounding two policemen and a civilian, security officials said. Police sealed off the blast site on the al-Galaa bridge in the Dokki ...
Blast in Egypt Wounds Two PolicemenWall Street Journal
Bomb Wounds 3 in Egyptian CapitalVoice of America

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 17:37

EU, Egypt agree to elections observation mission
Al-Monitor
On April 13, the European Union delegation to Egypt and the head of Egypt's electoral commission signed an agreement to expedite setting up a complete Elections Observation Mission. Preceded by a somewhat unexpected trip by the European Union's ...

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 16:51

Ahram Online

Egypt court bans Brotherhood members from polls
GlobalPost
A court on Tuesday 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 said. Egypt's military-installed authorities are engaged in a deadly crackdown ...
Egypt court bars Brotherhood members from presidencyTurkish Press
Egypt court bans Brotherhood members from running in pollsKhaleej Times

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 16:10

Ahram Online

Blast in Egypt Wounds Two Policemen
Wall Street Journal
CAIRO--Two police officers were wounded on Tuesday when an explosive device went off near a police checkpoint in Cairo, deepening fears of escalating violence in the Egyptian capital in the run-up to presidential elections set for May. The blast ...
Bombing wounds 3 in central CairoKansas City Star
Bomb Wounds 3 in Egyptian CapitalVoice of America

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 15:54

Blast in Egypt Wounds Two Policemen
Wall Street Journal
CAIRO—Two police officers were wounded on Tuesday when an explosive device went off near a police checkpoint in Cairo, deepening fears of escalating violence in the Egyptian capital in the run-up to presidential elections set for May. The blast ...

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 15:16

Voice of America

Bomb Wounds 3 in Egyptian Capital
Voice of America
A homemade bomb exploded near a traffic police post on a bridge over the Nile River in Cairo early Tuesday, wounding two policemen and a civilian. Officials said the rush-hour blast targeted a security checkpoint near al-Galaa bridge in central Cairo.

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 15:00

Philly.com

Bomb blast wounds 3 in central Cairo
Philly.com
Citizens & police officers gather at the site of an explosion targeting a traffic police booth that injured two police officers, near al-Galaa bridge, in central Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday April 15, 2014. The Egyptian capital has seen increasing violence ...
Bomb Wounds 3 in Egyptian CapitalVoice of America
Egypt: El-Sissi in final step to run for presidentBoston.com
Supporters of Egypt candidate jostle for campaign spaceGlobalPost

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 14:18

Bomb Blast Wounds 3 in Central Cairo
ABC News
A homemade bomb exploded near a traffic police post on a bridge over the Nile River in central Cairo early Tuesday, wounding two policemen and a civilian, security officials said. Police sealed off the blast site on the al-Galaa bridge in the Dokki ...

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 13:56

Egypt's SODIC settles with government over Eastown scheme
Ahram Online
Egyptian property developer SODIC has agreed to pay the government LE900 million ($129 million) over seven years following a revaluation of its Eastown scheme in Cairo, adding it would develop the project over five years. Egypt's investment minister ...

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 13:18

UPDATE 1-Egypt's SODIC settles with government over Eastown project
Reuters
(Adds detail, background). CAIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Property developer SODIC has signed a dispute settlement with Egypt's government, agreeing to pay 900 million Egyptian pounds ($129 million) over seven years after a revaluation of its Eastown ...
Egypt's SODIC settles with government over Eastown schemeAhram Online

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 13:18

Egypt's TMG to distribute first cash dividend
Reuters
CAIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Egyptian property developer Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG) will distribute a cash dividend of around 0.145 Egyptian pound after profits grew in 2013, the company said on Tuesday. The payment, TMG's first cash dividend since it ...

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 12:59

UPDATE 1-Egypt's SODIC settles with government over Eastown project
Reuters
(Adds detail, background). CAIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Property developer SODIC has signed a dispute settlement with Egypt's government, agreeing to pay 900 million Egyptian pounds ($129 million) over seven years after a revaluation of its Eastown ...

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 12:20

Egypt's Heliopolis Housing July-March profit up 37 pct
Reuters
CAIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Egypt's Heliopolis Company for Housing and Construction rpeorted post-tax profit up 37 percent to 122.5 million Egyptian pounds ($18 million) in the nine months to March 31, boosted by stronger sales. Sales revenue rose 17 ...

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