Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Britain blocks exports to Egyptian military

Britain on Friday announced it was revoking export licences for equipment used by Egypt’s military and police amid concerns it could be used against protesters.     The licences concerned cover components for armoured personnel carriers and for machine guns, … read more

Morsy stripped of diplomatic passport

  The Foreign Ministry has made invalid diplomatic passports previously issued to deposed president Mohamed Morsy and his family as the former leader lost his diplomatic status following his overthrow by the army more than two weeks ago.   In … read more

Egypt Brotherhood slams EU failure to condemn coup

AFP Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Thursday slammed the European Union’s failure to denounce the military coup that ousted president Mohamed Morsy, after the bloc’s foreign policy chief met Islamist officials and called for his release.   Catherine Ashton met senior pro-Morsy … read more