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“The media is not the enemy of the people. They are working in the people’s interests,” says Peter Limbourg
Thousands of Egyptian migrants have returned to Egypt, though most remain in Libya
9 March movement vows to continue working to “defend the independence of universities and academic freedoms”
The Libyan conflict could hurt the already struggling Egyptian economy
In a push to restore confidence in the economy, authorities opened a repatriation scheme in March 2013 guaranteeing foreign investors in Egyptian stock and government bond markets access to dollars despite the severe shortages of the US currency.
Since the 2011 Revolution, Egyptians have become familiar with outbursts of violence across the nation. The public is polarised and political groups have been locked in an impasse since December. Presidential calls for dialogue have largely been ignored by the opposition. The most recent surge in violence hit hardest in the cities overlooking the Suez …
At midnight on Sunday, 16 Egyptian border guards were pronounced dead. One might imagine that they were just sitting together during iftar, enjoying some of Sinai’s tasty dates and milk when unrevealed gunmen abruptly shot them dead. Some of those killed might have even been taking their last bite of bread at that very moment. …