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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Bombs wound three policemen in Cairo

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Two bomb attacks wounded three policemen in central Cairo on Tuesday, a security source and state television said. A policeman was wounded when a bomb exploded near a police car around 10:30 p.m. (2130 GMT), the security source said....
  • Former Egyptian finance minister detained in France: report

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was detained in Paris on Monday on an international warrant over corruption charges relating to his time in former President Hosni Mubarak's government, the state news agency...
  • Student killed in opposition protest at Cairo University: medic

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A student was killed on Monday in clashes between police and Muslim Brotherhood supporters at Cairo University, a medic said, in a protest called by the Islamist opposition against the army-backed government. Security forces fired...
  • Egypt arrests alleged 'terrorist' who fought in Syria

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt, the state news agency reported on Sunday. The Egyptian prosecutor's office in Suez City ordered the arrest of Wael Ahmed Abdel...
  • Egypt violence kills three; group names suicide bomber

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Two members of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed in an exchange of gunfire with Egyptian security forces in the Nile Delta on Friday, the Interior Ministry said, and the Islamist group said another of its supporters was shot dead in...
  • Policía egipcia dice mata a dos miembros de los Hermanos Musulmanes en un tiroteo

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Dos miembros de los Hermanos Musulmanes murieron el viernes en un tiroteo con las fuerzas de seguridad en el Delta del Nilo, al norte de El Cairo, dijo el Ministerio del Interior. Los hombres eran parte de un grupo que había abierto...
  • Egypt's Tahrir Square dream fades as Sisi builds power

    CAIRO (Reuters) - In a courthouse near Cairo, a peremptory message hangs above the judge presiding over one of a series of trials involving Egypt's briefly powerful and now almost impotent Muslim Brotherhood. "In the name of God the Merciful", it reads,...
  • Egyptian approves draft law barring challenges to contracts

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet approved a draft investment law on Thursday that prevents third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and an investor, two government officials said, a move that could boost the struggling...
  • Egypt woman professor targets young in bid to save Brotherhood

    CAIRO (Reuters) - With a spare bed always ready for friends on the run, Wafaa Hefny is not your average English literature professor. In her spare time, the 47-year-old veiled academic is trying to save the Muslim Brotherhood, the outlawed group that...
  • Third Egyptian presidential candidate denies he's running to help Sisi

    CAIRO — It’s not as if Egypt's presidential race is a crowded one. But firebrand pro-army lawyer Mortada Mansour, who declared his candidacy over the weekend, is denying — vehemently — that he is only running in order to stage...
  • Egypt must change its repressive ways

    Nine months after Egypt's armed forces overthrew the country's democratically elected president, the leader of that coup has announced that he will seek the presidency in elections next month. But even if army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi receives an...