Qatar's Aid to Egypt Raises Fears
Qatar, the tiny but petroleum-rich state that has wielded oversize influence in revolutions across the Middle East, is now at the center of a battle for clout in the region's traditional military and political juggernaut, Egypt.
Middle East: Egypt: Reports of Embassy Plots
Three Egyptian men arrested last week and accused of plotting terrorist acts in Egypt sought to carry out suicide attacks against the United States and French Embassies, the state news media said Wednesday.
Middle East: Egypt: Critic of Morsi Is Jailed
Egyptian authorities jailed an anti-Islamist activist late Tuesday on charges that included insulting President Mohamed Morsi, state news media said.
Protesting Israel's Nuclear Hypocrisy, Egypt Walks Out of Failed Non-Proliferation Talks
Egypt ceremoniously walked out of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) talks in Geneva on Monday in protest of what it called a "lack of will" to implement a 1995 resolution for a Middle East free of nuclear weapons. The diplomatic protest follows on recent comments from an Egyptian official pointing out the hypocrisy of Israel's secretive and undeclared nuclear weapons program.
Egypt walks out of nuclear talks in Geneva
Cairo's pullout is in protest at the failure to implement a 1995 resolution for a Middle East free of nuclear weapons.