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  • Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

    Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:30:36 GMT
    Hundreds of Egyptian activists, lawyers and other admirers are gathering to pay a final farewell to one of the country's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who represented Islamists, atheists and...More >
    Hundreds of activists, lawyers and other admirers gathered on Thursday to pay a final farewell to one of Egypt's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who defended Islamists, atheists and homosexuals alike and...More >
  • Egypt militants post beheading video

    Egypt militants post beheading video

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:20:01 GMT
    An al-Qaida-inspired militant group in Egypt has posted an online video showing the beheading of four men in the Sinai Peninsula accused of spying for Israel, whose bodies were found earlier this month.More >
    An al-Qaida-inspired militant group in Egypt has posted an online video showing the beheading of four men in the Sinai Peninsula accused of spying for Israel, whose bodies were found earlier this month.More >
  • Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

    Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:38:51 GMT
    Judicial officials say Egypt's state prosecutor has raised new charges against the country's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, accusing him of leaking secret documents to Qatar, an ally of the...More >
    Egypt's ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor's questions about allegations that he leaked classified documents - some related to the army's budget- to Qatar via the...More >
  • Libyan militia accuses Egypt, UAE of airstrikes

    Libyan militia accuses Egypt, UAE of airstrikes

    Saturday, August 23 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:55:22 GMT
    Two unidentified airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 on Saturday. A senior militia leader accused Egypt and the United Arab Emirates of being...More >
    Two unidentified airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 on Saturday. A senior militia leader accused Egypt and the United Arab Emirates of being behind the...More >
  • Egypt picks consortium to draft Suez plan

    Egypt picks consortium to draft Suez plan

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:13:47 GMT
    Egypt has selected a Saudi consultancy to draw up the plan for the government's mega project to transform the Suez Canal waterway into a hub of international investment and free trade zones.More >
    Egypt selected a consortium of Egyptian and the Persian Gulf companies Tuesday to develop the government's mega project to transform the Suez Canal waterway into a hub of international investment and free trade zones,...More >
  • Egypt PM blames saboteurs for rising power cuts

    Egypt PM blames saboteurs for rising power cuts

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:19:59 GMT
    Egypt's premier on Saturday partially blamed the country's worsening energy shortage -- with rolling blackouts of up to six hours in some Cairo neighborhoods -- on saboteurs seeking to undermine the...More >
    Egypt's premier on Saturday partially blamed the country's worsening energy shortage -- with rolling blackouts of up to six hours in some Cairo neighborhoods -- on saboteurs seeking to undermine the government, a...More >
  • 3 killed in Egypt as Islamists protest

    3 killed in Egypt as Islamists protest

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:00:37 GMT
    An Egyptian security official says clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi have killed two people.More >
    At least three people were killed in the Egyptian capital Friday as dozens of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi held scattered protests for a second straight day, a year after the mass killing of...More >
  • Egypt Islamists mark anniversary of mass killing

    Egypt Islamists mark anniversary of mass killing

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:01:22 GMT
    Egyptian security forces firing tear gas have quashed small, scattered demonstrations by Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi who tried to commemorate the anniversary of the killing of hundreds of...More >
    At least three people were killed Thursday as Egyptian security forces quashed small, scattered demonstrations by Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi marking the anniversary of the killing of hundreds of...More >
  • Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-30 21:42:03 GMT
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.More >
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.More >
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