Articles by Egypt
Talking About Egypt, Thinking About Iran: Clinton's Real Focus In Israel
July 17 2012 1:36 PM EDT
During her last visit in Israel as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton talked about Egypt but really thought about Iran. And made scant mention of the Palestinians, nowhere near as pressing an issue for America as the Arab Spring
PIMCO's Mohamad El-Erian: The Ideal Prime Minister for Egypt
July 17 2012 11:52 AM EDT
On Tuesday, it was reported that Mohamed El-Ehrian, the chief executive officer of Pacific Investment Management Co., or PIMCO, was being considered for the role of Egypt's Prime Minister. He doesn't want the job, but he does have the qualities that Egypt lacks.
Clinton Pledges U.S. Will Help Israel Stop Iran From Acquiring Nuclear Weapons
July 16 2012 4:12 PM EDT
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged a commitment to work with Israel in order to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
Mubarak Returns To Cairo Prison
July 16 2012 3:26 PM EDT
Ex-Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was taken back to Cairo's Tora Prison on Monday evening after Prosecutor-General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud ordered that the ailing former president could no longer stay at a military hospital.
Dlamini-Zuma: Why The African Union’s First Female Chair Could Mean Big Changes
July 16 2012 2:30 PM EDT
Considering her South African roots and the many serious challenges facing the African Union today, Dlamini-Zuma will be under intense scrutiny in the coming weeks.
Clinton Arrives In Israel; Talks To Focus On Egypt, Iran And Palestine
July 16 2012 2:55 AM EDT
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Israel late Sunday for high-level talks with Israeli officials focusing on the course of political action in Egypt, Iran's alleged clandestine nuclear program and the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Hillary Clinton The Target Of Tomatoes, 'Monica' Chants In Egypt
July 15 2012 9:50 PM EDT
During her visit to Egypt Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade was the target of tomatoes, among other things.
Egypt: Military Will Stop 'Certain Groups' From Taking Over
July 15 2012 4:34 PM EDT
Egypt's top armed-forces official, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said on Sunday that the country's military will not allow a certain group to dominate national politics, which some suggested is a veiled reference to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Clinton Meets Egypt's Mursi For The First Time
July 14 2012 3:56 PM EDT
Following the talks she reaffirmed Washington's support for a full transition to civilian rule in the troubled country.
Water From The Sea: The Risks And Rewards Of Israel's Huge Bet On Desalination
July 14 2012 1:39 PM EDT
Israel is faced with a major water deficit, and it's investing in desalination to solve the problem -- but the country's big push for getting water from the sea is not without risks.
U.S. Opportunities In Libya And Egypt
July 12 2012 3:27 PM EDT
Events in Libya and Egypt highlight the potential benefits of United States human rights promotion -- both for the U.S. and for people across the world -- as well as the downsides of America's failure to pursue that task.
Egypt's President Meets Saudi King On His Inaugural Foreign Trip
July 12 2012 3:29 AM EDT
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday on his first foreign trip since taking office late last month, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.
Morsi Says He Will Respect Court Ruling To Uphold Parliament Dissolution
July 11 2012 4:43 PM EDT
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has said that he will respect a court ruling that overturned his attempt to reinstate the lower house of Parliament, which had been dissolved by the Military Council last month prior to the Islamist leader's election victory.
Egypt's Court Overrules President's Order To Reconvene Parliament; Power Struggle Looms
July 11 2012 7:05 AM EDT
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) swiftly overruled Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's order to reconvene the parliament, intensifying the confrontation between the newly elected president and the judiciary, which is believed to be acting in the interests of the backers of Mubarak regime and the ruling military-led Supreme Council.
Egypt?s Top Court Overturns Morsi?s Decision To Reconvene Parliament
July 10 2012 2:22 PM EDT
The court earlier sparked a crisis when it declared the parliamentary elections as null and void.
Indian Schoolgirl Forced To Drink Own Urine As Punishment, But Some Believe Practice Is Healthy
July 09 2012 10:58 AM EDT
Desai may have had the last laugh on all the naysayers; he lived to be 99 years old (in a country where the average life expectancy is only 64).
Egyptian President Morsi Invited To White House As Obama Opens To Islamists
July 09 2012 10:56 AM EDT
The White House has invited Egypt's recently elected president Mohammad Mursi to visit the U.S. in September, as the latest Obama administration effort to reach out to Egypt's newly empowered Islamists.
Pre-Opening Wheat Market Report
July 09 2012 10:50 AM EDT
September Chicago wheat traded 21 cents higher near 7;30 am CST on follow through from the corn market. The September contract has been unable to push above last Thursday's highs at 8.40 3/4. Friday's action sent wheat sharply lower, near 8.00, but found support on a positive outlook for the corn market. Kansas City and Minneapolis wheat are both trading sharply higher this morning and the November Paris Matif contract is up 4.25 Euros, nearly 2%. Outside markets are providing a slightly n...
Egypt's High Court Nullifies President Morsi's Attempts To Reconvene Parliament
July 09 2012 10:38 AM EDT
The long-anticipated showdown between Egypt's military and its new president -- the Muslim Brotherhood's Muhammad Morsi -- has opened, with Morsi, the SCAF and the Supreme Court heading into a three-way contest.
Syria: Assad Claims Support Of People, Again Talks Peace Plan With Annan
July 09 2012 8:17 AM EDT
Assad also specifically singled out the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey of supporting the ?terrorists? who are seeking his overthrow.