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Egypt court postpones Hosni Mubarak verdict to November

Sep 27, 2014

Egypt court postpones Hosni Mubarak verdict to November

An Egyptian court on Saturday postponed until late November, the verdict in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak for his complicity in the killing of protesters during the 2011 revolution that toppled him. #World #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #NewsTracker #Muslim Brotherhood
Changing 'times' in Egypt Clocks changed for the 4th time in 5 months

Sep 26, 2014

Changing 'times' in Egypt Clocks changed for the 4th time in 5 months

The switch between summer and winter time was abandoned after the 2011 uprising, but then was abruptly revived this past May. #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #NewsTracker #Greenwich Mean Time #daylight savings #Summer time #Winter time #clock #setting clock per season #Eastern standard time
Israel naval forces arrest four Gaza fishermen, says official

Sep 23, 2014

Israel naval forces arrest four Gaza fishermen, says official

The Israeli naval forces on late Monday arrested four Palestinian fishermen in the central Gaza Strip while they were on their fishing boat. #World #Egypt #NewsTracker #Israel #Palestine #Ceasefire #Fishermen #Gaza #Palestinians #Israeli naval forces
Bomb kills two policemen near Egypt's foreign ministry

Sep 21, 2014

Bomb kills two policemen near Egypt's foreign ministry

CAIRO (Reuters) A bomb blast near Egypt's foreign ministry killed two police officers and wounded several others on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, in the most serious attack in Cairo in almost three months. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack which killed two police lieutenant colonels. But the operation resembled ones carried out by Islamist insurgents seeking to topple the U.S.backed government #facebook #United States #Egypt #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Security #Argentina #Mexico
US Congressional panel holds first open hearing on Benghazi attacks

Sep 17, 2014

US Congressional panel holds first open hearing on Benghazi attacks

It was unclear whether the big allegations that prompted the probe will be examined that US forces were directed not to respond and that administration officials lied about the nature of the attack. #Tripoli #Egypt #Libya #NewsTracker #Benghazi #Khalifa Hifter #Muanmar Gaddafi #2012 Benghazi attacks #DawnofLibya #Misrata fighters #Zintan fighters #Islamist extremism #Benghazi Revolutionary Shura Council
Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State  minister

Sep 17, 2014

Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State minister

CAIRO (Reuters) Egypt's foreign minister has suggested his country might not provide military assistance to the United States for its battle against the Islamic State militant group, saying the army was focused on the home front. #United States #India #Egypt #Brazil #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
US anti-ISIL campaign caught in Middle-East's Sunni-Shia web

Sep 15, 2014

US anti-ISIL campaign caught in Middle-East's Sunni-Shia web

The Middle East has confounded outsiders for years, so it is no surprise that another US-led project with a straightforward goal destroying a marauding organization of extremists is bumping up against age-old rivalries and a nod-and-a-wink-style political culture. #Obama #Terrorism #Congress #US #Syria #9/11 #Egypt #Libya #Israel #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #US government #Airstrikes #Shia #militants #Syrian rebels #Sunni #Kerry #islamic-state #ISIS #IS< terror #Sunni-Shia war #Middle East politics
Egypt says global action needed to counter Islamic State

Sep 14, 2014

Egypt says global action needed to counter Islamic State

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister said on Saturday ties existed between Islamic State, the group holding large parts of Iraq and Syria, and other militants in the region and that global action was needed to counter the threat. #facebook #India #Business #Egypt #Brazil #Arabic #United Kingdom #opinion
Egypt Brotherhood leader, cleric sentenced to 20 years in jail

Sep 09, 2014

Egypt Brotherhood leader, cleric sentenced to 20 years in jail

Egyptian officials, who call the Brotherhood a terrorist group, have repeatedly said that some protesters were armed and fired at police and soldiers. #Egypt #NewsTracker #Muslim Brotherhood #Militancy #Mohammed Morsi #Egyptian revolution #Fatah al-Sissi
Militias in Libya committed war crimes, says rights group

Sep 08, 2014

Militias in Libya committed war crimes, says rights group

Human Rights Watch said it in its report issued Monday that both sides committed serious violations during the fighting, including attacking civilians, indiscriminate bombardment and destruction, looting and burning of properties. #Tripoli #Egypt #Libya #Middle East #NewsTracker #Qatar #Arab Spring #UAE #Benghazi #Arab League #Saudi Arabia #Ansar al-Shariah #Khalifa Hifter #Islamist militias #UAE strikes in Libya #anti-Islamist government