Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Egypt denies entry to Yemeni Nobel laureate

Egyptian authorities have barred Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakul Karman from entering the country on Sunday and put her on a flight back to Dubai, security sources said. State news agency MENA said Karman, who had previously announced her solidarity … read more

Clashes in Damietta leave 55 injured, 11 jailed

Fifty-five people were injured in clashes early Monday between supporters of Egypt’s deposed President Mohamed Mursi and their opponents in the new Damietta city located north of Cairo. The clashes erupted after nearly a thousand of Mursi’s loyalists announced their … read more