Tag : Egypt


Egypt/Al Jazeera: UN condemns journalists’ sentence

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, condemned the three-year sentences handed down by an Egyptian court against journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Bahar Mohamed and Peter Greste, on 2nd September. The expert called for the immediate release…

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ISIS Enters Egypt

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has officially entered Egypt, it was reported on 4th December.  On November 10, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a militant movement that operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, pledged allegiance to ISIS and…

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Egypt’s Solvency Crisis

Contingency Planning Memorandum By Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Egypt is experiencing a deep economic crisis. The country’s foreign currency reserves are less than half of what they were before the January 2011 uprising, threatening Egypt’s ability to pay…

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