Egyptian MP backs burqa ban, terms garment ‘un-Islamic’

An Egyptian lawmaker is urging the Egyptian parliament to ban niqabsand burqas, claiming them to be part of Jewish tradition. Published: September 23, 2016 Egyptian MP backs burqa ban, terms garment ‘un-Islamic’ – The Express Tribune DD_belatedPNG.fix(‘img, #developer-link a’); Lawmaker Amina Nasir said the Holy Quran only called for Muslim women […]

Trump and Clinton’s Meetings with Egypt’s President Underscore Foreign Policy Differences

Source: Time By Jared Malsin/Istanbul Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is expected to hold talks with presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in New York this week on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, in a pair of meetings that illustrate one of America’s more uncomfortable foreign relationships. Al-Sisi […]

Egypt: Muslim mob burns Christian homes

For the fourth time in weeks, Christians were attacked in Egypt by a Muslim mob after rumors circulated that a Christian house that was being built was going to be turned into a church. During the attack, which occurred on July 22 in Saft AL-Kharsa village in the Beni Suef governorate, four […]

Smoke reported on Egyptair flight prior to crash By Ramadan Al-Fatash and Gerd Roth, dpa Paris/Cairo (dpa) – Smoke was detected on the doomed Egyptair plane shortly before it crashed over the Mediterranean Sea, the French air accident investigation agency BEA said on Saturday. But the agency cautioned that no conclusion could yet be drawn as to what caused […]

‘From Cairo to Goldberg’

May 02,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby Earlier this month, “The Atlantic” magazine featured a cover story, “The Obama Doctrine”, written by Jeffery Goldberg. Based on the author’s many hours of interviews with President Barack Obama, the story represents an attempt to find a coherent framework with which […]

Murdered Italian student Giulio Regeni paid the ultimate price for his investigation into Al-Sisi’s Egypt

The Cambridge student had spotted that trade unionism is the greatest threat to dictatorship Robert Fisk @indyvoices Giulio Regeni’s tortured body was found dumped by the Cairo-Alexandria motorway We’ve all grown so used to the “Muslim terror” narratives of our favourite dictators – I’m talking about Nasser, Sadat, Mubarak and […]