Tag archive for ‘Egypt’
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By nsnbc On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Egypt received second of four German submarines

nsnbc : Egypt received the second of four German type 209/1400 submarines reported Egypt’s military, thus completing half of the contract signed in December 2011. The type 209/1400 are built in the German More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Egypt censors journalists’, human rights organizations’, VPN and other websites

nsnbc : Egypt continues its policy of censoring and blocking access to websites including websites of human rights organizations, journalists, and VPN services. Tatiana – Popova/Shutterstock Egyptian authorities More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Egyptian court sentences 43 Arab Spring protesters to life in prison

nsnbc : A Cairo criminal court, on Tuesday, sentenced 43 protesters who participated in protests and riots during the so-called Arab Spring in 2011 to life in prison. A life sentence in Egypt normally equates to More...

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking with Air Force personnel. (archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Russia signed de-escalation zone deal with Syrian rebels

nsnbc : The Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation, on Saturday, said its officials had signed an agreement with “moderate Syrian rebels” at peace talks in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on how a safe More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Airliners have Black Boxes to keep the public in the dark

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In mid-May 2016 Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said investigators had narrowed the list of suspects in the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 on flight MH-17 from More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Egyptian court upholds death sentences in 2013 police station attack – Links to Qatar

nsnbc : An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences against 20 persons in the 2013 attack on a police station in the Giza suburb of Kardasa. The attack – a.k.a. the Kardasa massacre – happened during More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Egypt transfers Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, on Saturday, ended months of disputes about the transfer of the Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia when he ratified the transfer More...

Moshe Dayan (L) in 1967. Tom Pearlman, Jr. via Wikimedia Commons
By nsnbc On Monday, June 5th, 2017

Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War was a model of wartime media strategy

James Rodgers (TC) : Reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the ultimate challenge in international news. It demands a thick skin. In no other field of international diplomacy are journalists’ words More...

Bodies of victims killed when gunmen stormed a bus in Minya, Egypt, May 26, 2017. Photo courtesy Minya governorate media office.
By nsnbc On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Egyptian air force strikes insurgents in Libya in response to killing of Copts in Minya

nsnbc : The Egyptian air force responded to a machine-gun attack that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in the country Friday, with air strikes against bases in Libya where Islamist gunmen were believed to be More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Egypt to “regulate” its nuclear Russian roulette

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Egyptian parliament’s Energy and Environment Committee is discussing a proposed law aimed to regulate the construction of nuclear power plants. Omitted from the discourse is More...