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Poster battle deepens Egypt’s uncertainty

A previously unknown group of activists in Egypt is putting up posters and collecting signatures urging Gamal Mubarak, the son and presumed successor of the country’s leader, to stand for president in next year’s election. The campaign appears to be … read more

Egypt says ‘Jewish state’ concerning

Egypt has expressed concern over Israel’s insistence on being recognized as a “Jewish state,” saying this would endanger the fate of Israel’s Arab minority. “Israel wants to call itself a Jewish or Hebrew state. This is worrying,” Egyptian Foreign Minister … read more

Sinai: Weapons stashed in cemeteries

Egyptian security forces have discovered weapons caches in 11 different locations in the Sinai peninsula, an Egyptian source revealed Tuesday. Egypt has bolstered security along the border in order to keep weapons and explosives from being smuggled into the Gaza … read more