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Turkey, Egypt In Fresh Diplomatic Row Over Ethiopia Dam

AFRICANGLOBE - Turkey responded on Thursday to Egyptian criticism on the construction of a controversial dam on the Blue Nile River, saying the accusations against the Turkish government are baseless.

President Obama Halts Delivery of F-16 Fighter Jets to Egypt

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama has delayed the delivery of four U.S. F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the country’s political unrest, officials said Wednesday - reversing earlier assurances from the Pentagon. Pentagon spokesman George Little said the U.S. no longer believes it is "appropriate to move forward with the delivery" of the jets.

Cairo: Morsi Supporters Killed As Army Opens Fire At Rally

AFRICANGLOBE - Security forces shot dead at least three supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Friday as a crowd of hundreds tried to march towards the military barracks in Cairo where he is being held by the military that overthrew him.

Coup in Egypt Marks the End of America’s Illusions About Arab...

AFRICANGLOBE - There is one reason why the Obama Administration hasn’t attempted to stop or even condemn the coup in Egypt. Morsi’s removal may well empower forces that are more friendly to the U.S. than the Muslim Brotherhood

Violent Protests Continue in Egypt

AFRICANGLOBE - Both the opposition and pro-Muslim Brotherhood groups are organising protests amidst ongoing civil unrest in Egypt. The opposition National Salvation Front (NSF) has called for a protest in Cairo, in the vicinity of the High Court on 29 March.

27 Killed In Riot as Violence Spread Across Egypt

AFRICANGLOBE - Angry relatives and residents rampaged through an Egyptian port city Saturday in rioting that killed at least 27 people after a judge sentenced nearly two dozen soccer fans to death for involvement in deadly violence after a game last year. The unrest was the latest in a bout of violence that has left a total of 38 people dead in two days, including 11 killed in clashes between police and protesters

Egypt’s New Islamist President Moves into Mubarak’s Office

Newly elected Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has started consultations to form a government after he was declared the winner of the June 16-17 presidential...