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Egypt Agrees to Release NGO Property, Cease Harassment: US Official

Egypt Agrees to Release NGO Property, Cease Harassment: US Official

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(CAIRO, Egypt) — According to a Senior Administration official, the U.S. Ambassador in Egypt Anne Patterson has received assurances from Egyptian authorities that they will release the property of Non-Government Organizations, incl…

US Responds to Raids of American-Based NGOs in Egypt

US Responds to Raids of American-Based NGOs in Egypt

FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House was taken aback Thursday by reports that Egypt’s military government sanctioned the raids of right groups in Cairo and elsewhere, including three U.S.-based organizations.A spokesman fo…

Trial Resumes for Overthrown Egyptian President Mubarak

Trial Resumes for Overthrown Egyptian President Mubarak

AFP/Getty Images(CAIRO) — The murder and corruption trial of Hosni Mubarak resumed Wednesday after a three-month break, with the ousted Egyptian leader returning to the metal defendant’s cage in a Cairo courtroom. Authorities have charged Mubarak with…

New Terror Group Aims ‘To Fulfill Oath’ of Osama Bin Laden: Report

New Terror Group Aims ‘To Fulfill Oath’ of Osama Bin Laden: Report

AFP/Getty Images(CAIRO) — A new Egypt-based terror group has announced itself online with the aim of “fulfilling the oath” of Osama bin Laden, according to jihadi monitors. The group, which calls itself Ansar al Jihad in the Sinai Peninsula, posted it…

Rights Groups Say Egyptian Government Is Targeting Females

Rights Groups Say Egyptian Government Is Targeting Females

MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Egyptian army and security forces are targeting female protesters, subjecting them to violence, torture, sexual assault and threats of rape in line with pre-revolution practices, according to internatio…

Egypt’s Military Council Apologizes to Women Following Violence

Egypt’s Military Council Apologizes to Women Following Violence

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(TEL AVIV, Israel) — A few days after video of a woman being stripped and beaten by the government military in Egypt hit the Internet, women took to the streets in protest, and now, the ruling military council has issued an apology…

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