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Arab governments to jointly act against IS, Jordan stays out

Sep 08, 2014

Arab governments to jointly act against IS, Jordan stays out

Arab foreign ministers agreed on Sunday to jointly act against extremist groups, particularly the Islamic State (IS), but did not state their possible coordination with the US, a media report said. #Syria #Cairo #terror #Iraq #UAE #Jordan #Arab countries #Jihadis #Syrian militants #ISIS #IS #Steven Sotloff #American Journalist #Sotloff
Egypt Eight Islamists sentenced to life imprisonment

Aug 30, 2014

Egypt Eight Islamists sentenced to life imprisonment

Egypt's state news agency is reporting that a Cairo court has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and seven others to life in prison. #Egypt #Cairo #Life imprisonment #MENA #Islamists
Gaza Israeli, Palestinian negotiators ready to resume Cairo talks

Aug 16, 2014

Gaza Israeli, Palestinian negotiators ready to resume Cairo talks

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are poised to resume indirect talks with Egyptian mediators on reaching a more permanent ceasefire before a current truce expires at midnight on Monday. #World #Egypt #NewsTracker #Cairo #Israel #Palestine #Gaza #Egyptian mediators
Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Aug 11, 2014

Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Egyptian authorities stopped the executive director of Human Rights Watch and another US staffer from entering the country Monday ahead of the release of a critical report by the group on mass killings by security forces last summer, the group and security officials said. #US #Egypt #NewsTracker #Cairo #Human Rights Watch #Cairo International Airport #Kenneth Roth

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Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Sep 19, 2014

QUENTIN LETTS: Drunk on rebellion (not alcohol) they massed in Glasgow's George Square, turning it into a Cairo of the north

Yesterday evening Glasgow’s George Square, once a monument to British Imperial pomp, felt more like Cairo... #Cairo #Glasgow
Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Sep 15, 2014

Prominent Egyptian activist freed on bail

(AP) -- Worn out but smiling, a prominent Egyptian activist facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law walked out of a Cairo prison Monday after a court ordered him freed on bail. The release of Alaa Abdel-Fatta... #Cairo #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Sep 13, 2014

Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday hailed Egypt as an "important partner" in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group, while stressing that the need for Cairo's support would not lead Washington to ig... #Egypt #John Kerry #Cairo