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Egypt

RT’s special report on the Islamic State: Newly formed, newly armed, newly funded
The Islamic State (formerly ISIS) seems to have swept into Iraq and Syria out of nowhere, leaving death, destruction and fear in its wake. RT takes an in-depth look at where it came from, its financing and weaponry, and whether US involvement is needed.

05.03.2015 23:40

‘Mockery of justice’: British-Egyptian business mustn’t trump human rights, says charity
UK government efforts to bolster trade and political ties with Egypt have come under fire due to the ongoing detention of an Irish teenager. Human rights groups fear the youth could face execution.

04.03.2015 09:59

Russia, Egypt to hold joint naval drill in Mediterranean
Russia and Egypt have agreed to hold a joint naval drill in the Mediterranean and to carry out joint anti-terrorist exercises, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement following talks between ministers of the two countries.

03.03.2015 19:00

Egyptian court declares Hamas a terrorist group
An Egyptian court has declared the Palestinian movement Hamas a terrorist organization. The group, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, called the decision “shocking and dangerous,” saying it shows that Egypt is "serving the Israeli enemy."

28.02.2015 16:05

​Egypt is calling the West’s bluff over its phony war on ISIS
Western states are trumpeting ISIS as the latest threat to civilisation, claiming total commitment to their defeat, and using the group’s conquests in Syria and Iraq as a pretext for deepening their own military involvement in the Middle East.

19.02.2015 13:36

‘Obama lying to public does nothing to deal with the underlying causes of ISIS & terrorism’
There are two things President Obama has to deal with to stop terrorism: expose those behind funding and coordinating ISIS and help the development of Middle East economies, Lawrence Freeman from Executive Intelligence Review Magazine, told RT.

19.02.2015 12:20

‘ISIS, al-Qaeda wouldn’t have emerged if US didn’t invade Iraq’
If the US did not invade Iraq in 2003 probably there wouldn’t be ISIS or al-Qaeda there, or anywhere in the Mideast, so it’s their responsibility to handle the situation, Khaled El Shami, political editor of al-Quds newspaper, told RT’s In The Now.

18.02.2015 11:18

‘Military intervention in Yemen would be like throwing oil in flames’
The UN should put pressure on the Gulf Cooperation Council not to militarily intervene in Yemen, as there is already a spreading conflict around the region and it would only further deteriorate the situation, Gerald Horne, author and historian, told RT.

17.02.2015 10:23

Egypt President Sisi urges UN intl coalition to intervene in Libya
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is calling for a United Nations resolution mandating international intervention in Libya after Egypt bombarded IS targets in Libya following the apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians.

17.02.2015 07:56

Egyptian, Libyan airstrikes on ISIS targets in Libya after terrorists behead 21 Copts
Egypt’s Air Force has hit Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) positions in Derna, Libya, after the execution of 21 Christian Egyptians by the terrorist group. Libyan forces loyal to the authorities have also targeted the IS in the country, a commander said.

16.02.2015 06:20

Egypt eyes revenge after ISIS executes 21 Copts, releases video
Egypt’s President Abdel el-Sisi said Cairo “reserves the right to respond in any way” to the killing of 21 Copts by Islamic State militants. The extremist group has released a graphic video showing the beheadings of the Copts that were kidnapped in Libya.

15.02.2015 19:22

Russia to help Egypt build ‘a whole new nuclear power industry’ – Putin
Russia will contribute to building “a whole new nuclear power industry” in Egypt, President Vladimir Putin has announced as the two countries have signed a number of agreements after a meeting in Cairo.

10.02.2015 15:17