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US says ties with Egypt still strong after NGO row

US says ties with Egypt still strong after NGO row

The United States on Saturday reaffirmed its backing for Egypt's efforts to get a $3.2 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, despite the recent diplomatic standoff between Washington and Cairo over American pro-democracy activists.

March 4, 2012 11:04
 
Egypt releases Australian journalist, US student

Egypt releases Australian journalist, US student

Egyptian authorities have released an Australian journalist and an American student who were detained on suspicion they had distributed cash to workers and incited them to take part in a strike, a judicial source said.

February 14, 2012 2:23
 
First official US visit discusses NGO case in Cairo

First official US visit discusses NGO case in Cairo

The top US military officer met Egypt's ruling generals in Cairo on Saturday and discussed the case of US pro-democracy activists charged in an investigation that has strained ties between Cairo and Washington.

February 12, 2012 2:29
 
Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Cairo airport authorities prevented an English woman, who is banned from leaving Egypt until the end of a probe into NGOs' handling of cash and other activities, from flying to Britain on Friday, airport sources said.

February 11, 2012 6:08
 
US outrage as Egypt bars Americans from leaving

US outrage as Egypt bars Americans from leaving

Son of US transportation secretary among those banned; Egypt charges four people with running illegal group; US hinted at review of army aid over NGO raids; Visiting US official urges progress

January 28, 2012 1:30