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Israeli Officials Concerned Over Gas Discovery in Egypt

wsj.com — Israeli officials expressed concern that the new discovery of an extensive gas field off the coast of Egypt could upend Israeli development of its own energy resources. The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced on Sunday the discovery of the largest gas field in the Mediterranean, threatening a deal between the Israeli government and developers that was based on expectations of substantial gas exports to Egypt.
Sep 02, 2015

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Sep 03, 2015

"Israel has been asleep at the wheel..." Israeli officials concerned about gas discovery in Egypt on.wsj.com/1hV3YaH via @WSJ

Sep 03, 2015

Israeli Officials Concerned About Gas Discovery in Egypt - via @wsj wsj.com/articles/israe…

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At Least 37 Migrants Feared Dead in Libya Shipwreck, Red Crescent Says

wsj.com — Tragedy takes death toll on world's deadliest smuggling route past 400 for August At least 37 migrants are thought to have died following a weekend shipwreck off the Libyan coast, the Libyan Red Cross said Monday, capping a month during which more than 400 migrants died on what has become the world's deadliest people-smuggling route.
Aug 31, 2015

At least 37 migrants feared dead in Libya shipwreck, Red Crescent says on.wsj.com/1hOmpxR by @TamerELG via @WSJ

Aug 31, 2015

RT @glegorano: At least 37 migrants feared dead in Libya shipwreck, Red Crescent says on.wsj.com/1hOmpxR by @TamerELG via @WSJ

Aug 31, 2015

RT @glegorano: At least 37 migrants feared dead in Libya shipwreck, Red Crescent says on.wsj.com/1hOmpxR by @TamerELG via @WSJ

Aug 31, 2015

More death suspected off Libyan shores: at least 37 victims believed to have died in boat disaster on.wsj.com/1hOmpxR

Aug 31, 2015

RT @glegorano: At least 37 migrants feared dead in Libya shipwreck, Red Crescent says on.wsj.com/1hOmpxR by @TamerELG via @WSJ

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Egypt Rejects Criticism of Journalists’ Jail Sentences

wsj.com — CAIRO-Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday harshly rejected international criticism of a court's decision to sentence a team of Al Jazeera journalists to three years in prison, summoning the British ambassador to Egypt for condemning the verdict. Mohamed Fahmy, the former Cairo bureau chief for the Qatar-based network, Baher Mohamed, who worked as a cameraman, and Peter Greste, an Australian correspondent deported earlier this year...

Egyptian Court Sentences Al Jazeera Journalists to Three Years in Prison

wsj.com — CAIRO-An Egyptian court found three Al Jazeera English journalists guilty Saturday on charges including broadcasting false news and aiding a terrorist organization, sentencing them to three years in prison. Australian correspondent Peter Greste was tried in absentia despite having been released from prison and deported in February.
Aug 29, 2015

RT @WSJ: Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists to three years in prison on.wsj.com/1MTXjJ8

Aug 29, 2015

RT @WSJ: Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists to three years in prison on.wsj.com/1MTXjJ8

Aug 29, 2015

Our first, quick update on the Al Jazeera guilty verdict today. Free to read wsj.com/articles/egypt…

Aug 29, 2015

Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists to three years in prison on.wsj.com/1JrZz85

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Attackers Bomb Security Building Outside Cairo

wsj.com — CAIRO-At least six police officers were injured early Thursday when a bomb exploded near a state security building outside Cairo, Egypt's Interior Ministry said. The blast, which was heard and felt throughout central Cairo at about 2:30 a.m., caused significant damage to the exterior of the large structure and surrounding apartments in the Shubra Al Kheima neighborhood, which is 10 kilometers (6 miles) north of the capital.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @TamerELG: Large explosion overnight in Egypt: 6 cops injured. Attacker fled scene on a motorcycle after ditching car bomb wsj.com/articles/attac…

Aug 20, 2015

Large explosion overnight in Egypt: 6 cops injured. Attacker fled scene on a motorcycle after ditching car bomb wsj.com/articles/attac…

Aug 20, 2015

Updated story on Egypt bombing: total of 29 people injured and ISIS affiliate claims responsibility wsj.com/articles/attac…

Help us Beat Isis, Libya Asks Arab Neighbors

wsj.com — CAIRO-Libya's internationally backed government Tuesday called for fellow Arab states to directly arm its military, as it faces a renewed assault by Islamic State. The appeal, made by Foreign Minister Mohammed al Dairi during an emergency session of the Arab League in Cairo, comes days after the government called for airstrikes by Arab allies on...
Aug 18, 2015

Libyan eastern govt is urging Arab military intervention and weapons assistance to fight ISIS amid security chaos on.wsj.com/1NqVAvq

Aug 18, 2015

RT @DaliaEzzat_: Libya’s internationally backed government asks fellow Arab states to arm its military against Islamic State wsj.com/articles/help-…

Aug 18, 2015

Libyan call for arms from Arab states is met with head nods but little else at Arab League emergency summit wsj.com/articles/help-…

Aug 20, 2015

Sort of... WSJ: Arab League supports #Libya in plea for help to fight Islamic State, on.wsj.com/1NqVAvq

Islamic State Affiliate Claims It Destroyed Egyptian Navy Ship

wsj.com — CAIRO-Militants loyal to Islamic State claimed on Thursday that they used a guided rocket to destroy an Egyptian Navy vessel, capping a recent escalation in the frequency and sophistication of insurgent attacks in Egypt during Ramadan.
Jul 16, 2015

Egyptian militants linked to #IS claim missile attack on navy ship, a significant step-up in sophistication if true: wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 16, 2015

Islamic State Affiliate In Egypt caps a Ramadan of increased activity with missile attack on Navy frigate wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 16, 2015

Islamic State affiliate claims it destroyed Egyptian navy ship on.wsj.com/1V7Pljn

Conflict in Gaza Takes Toll on the Young

wsj.com — BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip-Mostafa Masood doesn't remember much about the Israeli strike a week ago that left him with severe burns and shrapnel wounds in both legs. The blast knocked him unconscious as he sat with a cousin outside his home on a sweltering evening.
Jul 08, 2015

A year after the last Gaza war, these are the victims who I can't forget wsj.com/articles/israe…

Jul 09, 2015

RT @TamerELG: A year after the last Gaza war, these are the victims who I can't forget wsj.com/articles/israe…

Jul 09, 2015

RT @TamerELG: A year after the last Gaza war, these are the victims who I can't forget wsj.com/articles/israe…

Islamic State Offshoot Entrenches in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

wsj.com — Sparsely populated desert bordering Israel is one of Middle East's most sensitive regions CAIRO-Before Islamist militants attacked the Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid last week, they smothered it with largess. A local group that claims allegiance to Islamic State handed out flour to help relieve food shortages during frequent clampdowns by the military over the last two years.
Jul 08, 2015

RT @DaliaEzzat_: Already marginalized by the state, the rise of IS in Sinai has caught the local population in a bind: wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 08, 2015

RT @DaliaEzzat_: "The military has never officially acknowledged civilian deaths [in Sinai], but only says it tries to minimize them": wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 09, 2015

"Before Islamist militants attacked the Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid last week, they smothered it with largess." wsj.com/articles/islam…

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Egypt Says Its Forces Killed Scores of Militants in Sinai Battle

wsj.com — Egyptian military claims success in strikes against retreating Sinai Province fighters CAIRO-Egypt's military said Friday its warplanes and helicopters killed 70 militants in two days of airstrikes against Islamic State's affiliate in the northern Sinai Peninsula.
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Sep 03, 2015

RT @WSJ: $1,200: price of Russian student visa in Damascus. $150: cost of bike to reach Norway via Polar path on.wsj.com/1NPaxII #SyrianRefugees

Sep 03, 2015

@rayalexsmith flag on the play! A tie knot can be intentionally imperfect, but a bent collar is just bad execution. :-)

Sep 03, 2015

RT @yarotrof: As Aden awaits President Hadi's return, no flags of united Yemen can be seen. My column on separatist mood in S Yemen wsj.com/articles/yemen…

Sep 03, 2015

RT @AntDeRosa: Tom Brady vs. Roger Goodell: 1-0 Tom Brady vs. Eli Manning: 0-2

Sep 03, 2015

@mattdpearce i've done this for lots of reporting that doesn't make my stories. With the ability to link tweets, it makes sense.


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