Author Archives: Expat Cairo

In Egypt’s Sinai, militants intensify attacks

Military attack helicopters rattle over the impoverished desert towns of northern Sinai and the sound of gunfire erupts nightly, raising fears among residents of a looming confrontation between Egypt’s military and Islamic militants who have intensified attacks since the ouster … read more

Morsi Should Be Released, U.S. Says

Egypt’s military and interim political leaders should release deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi from custody, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said July 12, AFP and BBC reported. Germany made a similar call hours earlier. Morsi has been held in detention … read more

Germany calls for Morsi release in Egypt

Germany on Friday called for the release of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi amid mounting tensions between supporters and opponents over his overthrow.     “We call for an end to the restrictions on Mr Morsi’s whereabouts,” a foreign ministry … read more