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Greek foreign minister to visit Egypt

By   /  August 28, 2013  /  All News, Greece  /  No Comments

Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images Greece’s Minister of Foreign Affairs is expected to visit Egypt in September to discuss relations between the two countries. Greece is set to assume the presidency of the European Union in 2014. Evangelos Venizelos, who is also currently the deputy Prime Minister of Greece, was invited […]

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Egypt court orders release of Hosni Mubarak

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  All News, MIDDLE EAST  /  No Comments

Updated 2013-08-21 19:15:36 FILE — In this Saturday, April 13, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from behind bars as he attends a hearing in his retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt. — Photo by AP CAIRO: An Egyptian court ordered Wednesday the release of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, […]

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PM Yingluck Shinawatra orders evacuation of Thais from Egypt

By   /  August 17, 2013  /  All News, MIDDLE EAST, Thailand  /  No Comments

Thousands of Malaysians gathered on Saturday at a special “qunut nazilah” prayer time to protest against the Egyptian army’s attacks on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. (AFP photo) Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra orders the roughly 2,000 Thais out of Egypt, with the first 900 to be evacuated on Sunday. (Reuters photo) Published: 17 Aug […]

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Almost 280 dead after Egypt police storm protests

By   /  August 15, 2013  /  All News  /  No Comments

A fire destroys a protest camp after Egyptian police dispersed supporters of Mohamed Morsi from Cairo’s al-Nahda Square (AFP, Hassan Mohamed) By Samer al-Atrush and Jailan Zayan (AFP) Security forces stormed the Cairo protest camps of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi’s supporters in a long-anticipated assault Wednesday that officials said led to almost 280 deaths […]

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Egypt: State of Emergency Declared in Egypt After Clashes

By   /  August 14, 2013  /  All News  /  No Comments

A supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi sleeps by sand barriers set up by protesters around Raba’a Al-Adaweya square perimeter and surrounding streets in Cairo, Aug. 12, 2013. The Egyptian presidency said Wednesday it was imposing a one month state of emergency throughout the country after the army clashed with supporters of ousted president […]

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Egypt’s ousted Morsi ‘well’: EU’s Ashton

By   /  July 30, 2013  /  All News  /  No Comments

This image released by the Egyptian Presidency shows interim Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei, right, making remarks at a joint news conference with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, left, at the presidential palace in Cairo. -AP Photo Published 2013-07-30 22:03:44 CAIRO: EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met Egypt’s ousted president on Tuesday, saying he […]

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Egypt: at least 72 killed at pro-Morsi rallies in Cairo

By   /  July 28, 2013  /  All News  /  No Comments

Turkish supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Morsi demonstrate outside the Egyptian embassy in Ankara. (AFP Photo) At least 72 people were killed during clashes in Cairo on Saturday, Egypt’s health ministry said, after violence erupted at a demonstration in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. The ministry said nine others had died in violence in […]

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Human rights are indivisible

By   /  July 7, 2013  /  All News  /  No Comments

    Protestors in CairoPhoto: UPI/laif Chancellor Angela Merkel is following events in Egypt with great concern. After days of protests and clashes, the Egyptian army has deposed President Mohammed Morsi and announced that new elections will be held. Speaking on Thursday in Meseberg, the Chancellor expressed her disquiet about the escalation of events in […]

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Morsi ousted by Egyptian army chief, emergency imposed

By   /  July 3, 2013  /  All News  /  No Comments

This image made from video shows Lt. Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi addressing the nation on Egyptian State Television Wednesday, July 3, 2013. – AP Photo Egyptian protesters calling for ouster of President Morsi  gather in Cairo’s landmark Tahrir Square on July 2, 2013. —AFP Photo Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans during a […]

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Egypt: Walking the IMF Tight Rope

By   /  April 30, 2013  /  All News  /  No Comments

The pyramids of Giza in Cairo: Looming parliamentary elections and growing pressure to rescue a slumping economy have left Egypt’s government in a difficult position. allAfrica.com: Egypt: Walking the IMF Tight Rope (Page 1 of 2).

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