Tag: Egypt

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  • 200 unpaid Indian workers in UAE to get wages

    200 unpaid Indian workers in UAE to get wages

    Besides the Indian workers, 75 were from Bangladesh and others from Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Egypt.

    September 10, 2019
  • California man charged with drowning two autistic sons

    California man charged with drowning two autistic sons

    Ali Elmezayen’s 13-year-old and eight-year-old was strapped in the back of his Honda sedan as it plunged off the commercial wharf in San Pedro, south of Los Angeles.

    July 18, 2019
  • Rotational governance

    Rotational governance

    There are no winners or losers in this internal conflict.

    July 8, 2019
  • 7 policemen killed in Sinai jihadist attack: Egypt

    7 policemen killed in Sinai jihadist attack: Egypt

    The attack near the regional capital El-Arish targeted an "assembly centre" for police, according to the ministry.

    June 26, 2019
  • Mohamed Morsi: Death in court

    Mohamed Morsi: Death in court

    It is a quirk of history that the country’s first democratically elected President in 2012, one who personified the Islamist surge, was ousted by the military, intrinsically a legacy of the Mubarak era.

    June 21, 2019
  • Egypt accuses UN of trying to ‘politicise’ ex-president Morsi death

    Egypt accuses UN of trying to ‘politicise’ ex-president Morsi death

    Morsi, ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office, collapsed in a courtroom while facing a trial on Tuesday.

    June 19, 2019
  • Former President of Egypt Mohammed Morsi dies in court while facing trial

    Former President of Egypt Mohammed Morsi dies in court while facing trial

    Morsi, 67, had been in custody since his removal after mass protests.

    June 18, 2019
  • Endgame in Syria

    Endgame in Syria

    The war in Syria is one of the biggest and most important wars of the 21st century, resulting in untold death and destruction. It also marks an inflexion point in contemporary geopolitics. The two most powerful countries in the world ~ the US and Russia ~ fought a semi-proxy war, prompting one expert to call it ‘World War III,‘ on a limited scale.

    May 20, 2019
  • Emulating Israel

    Emulating Israel

    We must selectively invoke the 'Israeli approach' only in terms of operational efficacy, will and consensus, as opposed to a holistic framework to tackle insurgency, as we have our own methods of resolving the same, much more effectively and permanently. The brazen Israeli approach has ensured that all along its borders with five of its neighbouring states ~ Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian territories ~ an uneasy disquiet and tension prevails.

    March 8, 2019
  • Egypt church bomb kills policeman

    Egypt church bomb kills policeman

    About 10 per cent of Egypt's population is Copts and many accuse the state of discriminating against them and not offering them enough protection.

    January 6, 2019
  • Pyramid terror

    Pyramid terror

    It was the first attack on foreign tourists in Egypt in more than a year, after security forces launched a campaign against militant groups in the Sinai peninsula, in the southern areas, and along the border with Libya.

    January 1, 2019
  • India condemns terror attack in Egypt

    India condemns terror attack in Egypt

    At least four persons were killed and 10 wounded in an explosion on Friday targeting a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists on an excursion to the Giza pyramids.

    December 29, 2018
  • Four killed in bombing of tourist bus near Egypt’s pyramids

    Four killed in bombing of tourist bus near Egypt’s pyramids

    The bus driver and nine other Vietnamese visitors were wounded, reports Efe.

    December 29, 2018
  • Priceless discovery

    Priceless discovery

    A collection of no fewer than 50 handwritten short stories ~ forsaken as lost ~ by the Egyptian Nobel laureate, Naguib Mahfouz, has been discovered in a box of the writer.

    November 10, 2018
  • Egypt: Cairo Criminal Court lists 164 Islamists as leading ‘terrorists’

    Egypt: Cairo Criminal Court lists 164 Islamists as leading ‘terrorists’

    Most Islamists and Brotherhood loyalists have either been jailed or fugitives since the popular-backed military ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in early July 2013.

    October 29, 2018
  • Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck to make way for military heroes in Egypt’s Qalyubia province

    Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck to make way for military heroes in Egypt’s Qalyubia province

    The governor’s decree has been followed by a flurry of mixed reactions on social media.

    October 3, 2018
  • Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide to life

    Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide to life

    An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced the Supreme Guide of Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie to life imprisonment over storming a police station in the Upper Egypt’s province of Minya in 2013, the media reported. A total of 64 other members of the Islamic group were also handed life sentence, which is 25 years in jail …

    September 23, 2018