Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Egypt formally asked the International Monetary Fund for a $4.8 billion loan today, seeking a desperately needed rescue package for its faltering economy but raising the possibility of painful restructuring in a country still reeling since its revolution more than 18 months ago.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
Egyptians demonstrated throughout the weekend in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square and other cities, enraged that a court had spared deposed leader Hosni Mubarak his life over the killing of protesters in the uprising that ended his three-decade rule.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2012
The surprise assault on Israel’s embassy in Cairo has pushed Egypt’s ruling military deeper into confrontation with a protest movement openly accusing the country’s caretakers are trying to cling to the legacy of Hosni Mubarak rather than dismantle it.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
Egyptian protesters were jubilant today over their success in ousting President Hosni Mubarak, but many vowed to stay camped in a central Cairo square until they hear “clear assurances” that the military will meet their demands for democracy.
Sat, 12 Feb, 2011
Muslims worldwide are the main perpetrators of terrorism, a humiliating and painful truth that must be acknowledged, a prominent Arab writer said today, as Middle East media and officials registered their horror at the bloody rebel siege of a Russian school.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2004