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'Operation Eagle' will not stop until Sinai is terror-free: Egypt's military

Others | 10 August 2012
Egyptian military sources revealed that "Operation Eagle" which was originally aimed at securing vital establishments in the Sinai Peninsula, has been developed early Wednesday into combat engagements with militants that will not stop until "all terrorist and criminal activity is quashed." .. More

Egypt Shura Council announces new heads for 3 state papers

Others | 10 August 2012
Egypt's Shura Council, the upper, consultative house of parliament, announced on Tuesday the names of new editors-in-chief for state-owned newspapers and all affiliated publications, in the first reshuffle of official press positions since the inauguration of President Mohamed Morsi. .. More

Egypt Shura Council announces new heads for 3 state papers

Others | 10 August 2012
Egypt's Shura Council, the upper, consultative house of parliament, announced on Tuesday the names of new editors-in-chief for state-owned newspapers and all affiliated publications, in the first reshuffle of official press positions since the inauguration of President Mohamed Morsi. .. More

Egypt Shura Council announces new heads for 3 state papers

Others | 10 August 2012
Egypt's Shura Council, the upper, consultative house of parliament, announced on Tuesday the names of new editors-in-chief for state-owned newspapers and all affiliated publications, in the first reshuffle of official press positions since the inauguration of President Mohamed Morsi. .. More

Egypt's Interior Ministry confirms armed attack on five Sinai checkpoints

Others | 10 August 2012
Egyptian security forces launched a successful counterattack against unknown militant groups who opened fire on five military-police checkpoints Tuesday night on the Airport Road in North Sinai, the Ministry of Interior affirmed in a press statement, Wednesday. .. More

Egypt stocks rise 0.5 pct despite Sinai anxieties

Others | 10 August 2012
Egypt's stocks rebounded on Tuesday from its drop the day earlier following Sunday's Sinai border attack, with the benchmark EGX30 index rising by 0.5 per cent to end the day at 5,049.51 points. .. More

Egypt's April 6 voices support for Morsi's security personnel changes

Others | 10 August 2012
Egypt's April 6 Youth Movement has called for a Wednesday night rally outside the Presidential Palace in Cairo's Heliopolis district to voice support for President Mohamed Morsi's recent decision to sack a handful of Mubarak-era security officials and demand further reform. .. More

Egypt Jumps Two Places in FIFA World Ranking

Others | 9 August 2012
Egypt jumped two positions in the monthly FIFA rankings announced on 8 August 2012, rising to 40 from last month's 42... More

Egypt President's Absence from Military Funeral Draws Fire from Critics

Others | 9 August 2012
A military funeral open to the public in the absence of the president surprised many Egyptians mourning the deaths of 16 border guards killed on Sunday near Egypt's border with the besieged Gaza Strip... More

Egypt's President Fires Intelligence Chief

Others | 9 August 2012
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has fired his intelligence chief and the governor of Northern Sinai .. More

Egypt Carries out Airstrikes in Sinai, Targeting Islamic Militants

Others | 9 August 2012
El-Arish, Egypt —Helicopters carried out missile strikes against Islamic militants in Egypt’s first airstrikes in the Sinai Peninsula since 1973.. More

New Committee Formed to Address Labour Strikes

Others | 9 August 2012
A committee including members of the ministries of the interior, industry and manpower as well as representatives from the Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF) will be formed to help resolve conflicts between striking workers and factory owners.. More

London 2012: Egypt’s Taekwondo Player Bayoumi Eliminated

Others | 9 August 2012
Egypt’s taekwondo player Tamer Bayoumi was eliminated on Wednesday after losing 6-4 to Thailand's Pen-Ek Karaket in the men's 58kg repechage contest, which was his only chance to win a bronze medal... More

Egyptian president Morsi confronts a Palestine-Sinai-Israel dilemma

Others | 8 August 2012
President Mohamed Morsi has announced an official state of mourning over the killing of Egyptian border guards in the midst of an attempted militant attack on Israeli targets on Sunday evening near the Gaza-Rafah border... More

Gaber takes silver in wrestling

Others | 8 August 2012
Egyptian wrestler Karam Gaber won the silver medal in wrestling after losing to Russia’s Alan Khugaev in the 84 kg men’s final of the London 2012 Olympics. .. More

Constituent Assembly drafts articles on freedom of press

Others | 8 August 2012
The Constituent Assembly has finished drafting constitutional articles pertaining to the freedom of the press that prohibit the imprisonment of journalists charged with so-called publishing crimes, assembly spokesperson Wahid Abdel Meguid said on Monday. .. More

Egypt political figures, groups call for changes in Camp David treaty

Others | 8 August 2012
Reactions by Egyptian political figures, groups and parties to Sunday's terrorist attack that killed 17 Egyptian border guards and injured seven more near Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip ranged from anger to sorrow. Many demanded that Egypt's new president, Mohamed Morsi, push for the amendment of Egypt's Camp David peace agreement with Israel and the security arrangements stipulated therein. .. More

Doctors Syndicate meets with ministry to discuss hospital security

Others | 8 August 2012
A delegation from the Doctors Syndicate met with Health Minister Mohamed Mostafa Hamed on Monday to discuss securing hospitals against random acts of violence, as well as limiting the maximum wage within the Health Ministry to LE20,000 a month. .. More

16 Egyptian soldiers killed at Israel border

Others | 7 August 2012
Attacks by unknown assailants on Egyptian border guard in the turmoil-hit Sinai left at least 16 dead and seven injured on Sunday, with Egyptian and Palestinian authorities responding fast to the incident. .. More

Activist declines to join presidential staff

Others | 7 August 2012
Left-wing political activist Wael Khalil, who was a candidate for the presidential staff, has declined the post. Khalil wrote on his Facebook page: “I prefer to be independent of the regime, criticize it sometimes and support it other times.”.. More

Cairo International Airport on alert after Sinai attack

Others | 7 August 2012
Cairo International Airport has declared a state of extreme emergency after a bloody attack by unknown gunmen killed 16 Egyptian security officers near the border with Israel late Sunday. .. More