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Egypt Approves Law Limiting Protests

November 24, 2013 2:46 PM0 comments
Egypt Approves Law Limiting Protests

CAIRO — Egypt’s interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country. The new law is more restrictive than regulations used under the rule […]

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U.S. Suspends Egypt Aid, State Department Says

October 9, 2013 4:12 PM0 comments
U.S. Suspends Egypt Aid, State Department Says

WASHINGTON — The United States is cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt in response to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and the crackdown by the military-backed government on his supporters. The U.S. provides $1.5 billion in aid each year to Egypt. While the State Department […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Egypt Bans Muslim Brotherhood

September 23, 2013 11:11 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Egypt Bans Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO – An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the Muslim Brotherhood to be banned and its assets confiscated in a dramatic escalation of a crackdown by the military-backed government against supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi. The ruling opens the door for a wider crackdown on the vast […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Muslim Brotherhood’s bid to scapegoat Christians failing, say Egyptians

August 26, 2013 8:35 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Muslim Brotherhood’s bid to scapegoat Christians failing, say Egyptians

CAIRO, EGYPT – As their nation descends into violent chaos, Egyptians are increasingly blaming the Muslim Brotherhood, despite attempts by the Islamist group to scapegoat Christians and the military, according to several sources who spoke to FoxNews.com from Cairo. “The Muslim Brotherhood has lost all sympathy with their points due […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Egypt’s ousted leader Mubarak under house arrest

August 23, 2013 10:57 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Egypt’s ousted leader Mubarak under house arrest

CAIRO — Wearing a white T-shirt and flashing a smile, Hosni Mubarak was transferred from prison Thursday to a Nile-side military hospital where he will be under house arrest, a reversal of fortune for the former president who was ousted by a popular uprising and is on trial for complicity […]

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eMediaWorld.com Court Orders Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak To Be Freed

August 21, 2013 4:58 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Court Orders Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak To Be Freed

CAIRO – An Egyptian court ordered the release of former President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday, a judicial and a security source said, meaning he could leave prison later in the day as there is no longer any legal grounds for his detention. Mubarak, 85, is being retried on charges of […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Claim US cuts off Egypt confusion over Obama policy

August 20, 2013 7:27 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Claim US cuts off Egypt confusion over Obama policy

WASHINGTON – Adding to the confusion over its Egypt policy, the Obama administration reportedly has decided to suspend aid to the military-backed government on a temporary basis — despite avoiding taking a public position on the matter. The Daily Beast reports that, according to a U.S. senator and unnamed administration […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Gulf nations split with West to back Egyptian military

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Gulf nations split with West to back Egyptian military

EGYPT – Efforts by the West to pressure Egypt’s new government to end its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood could be moot thanks to Saudi Arabia’s oil money – and whole-hearted backing of the military. While the West calls for peace in Cairo, the Saudis are supporting Gen. Abdel Fattah […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Oil slips despite Egypt crisis

August 17, 2013 6:07 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Oil slips despite Egypt crisis

The price of oil slipped below $107 per barrel as the oil market shrugged off continuing violence in Egypt. U.S. benchmark crude fell 58 cents to $106.75 in afternoon trading, putting it on track to finish the week roughly flat. Brent crude, which is used to price imported crude used […]

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eMediaWorld.com Egypt considers Outlaw of Muslim Brotherhood

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eMediaWorld.com Egypt considers Outlaw of Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO — Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, once again outlawing a group that held the pinnacle of government power just more than a month earlier. The announcement comes after security forces broke up two sit-in protests this week by those calling […]

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