An explosive device blew up alongside a public bus near a university campus in Cairo, wounding at least five people and underscoring concerns that a spate of attacks blamed on Islamists was moving to the capital.
Dana Gas PJSC , a fuel producer with most of its output coming from Egypt, said production levels were sustained during the weeks of protest in Egypt and after the toppling of former President Hosni Mubarak .
Campaigning in the towns and villages of Menoufiya in Egypt’s Nile Delta, Salafi preacher Salah Abdel Maboud says he regularly confronts voter fears about Islamization of the country, answering questions such as: Will your party force women to cover their faces, or stay at home?
In a dimly lit Cairo workshop, Hussein spins a metal pipe on a lathe, sending sparks flying. In a few minutes, it’ll become the barrel of a gun. Sometime after that it will join the growing arsenal of illegal weapons on the streets of Egypt.
President Mohamed Mursi, facing mounting pressure to step down, said Egypt’s turmoil is threatening to paralyze the state and accused his opponents of aligning themselves with “enemies of the revolution.”