| Aug 4, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tawakul Karman, was turned away at Cairo's airport Sunday when she arrived with the intention of joining protests against the military coup that toppled President Mohamed Morsi.
According to various news accounts,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
CAIRO -- International efforts to resolve Egypt’s political crisis have intensified, including a prison meeting early Monday between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who faces murder charges...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:50 PM
CAIRO -- Two senior Republican senators visiting Egypt on Tuesday urged the military-backed government to release jailed Muslim Brotherhood leaders and defuse political tensions between Islamists and the nation’s largely secular security forces....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:39 PM
CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces firing tear gas moved early Wednesday to break up anti-government protests as supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi fired slingshots and hurled rocks at advancing police while military helicopters skimmed the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:51 PM
CAIRO — The chaotic scenes and defiant shouts that marked the opening of Mohamed Morsi's trial Monday suggest that Egypt's military-backed government may face a long struggle to bring the deposed Islamist president and his Muslim Brotherhood to...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:41 PM
CAIRO — The family of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was allowed to visit him in prison this week for the first time since he was ousted in a military coup this summer.
Morsi's wife, Naglaa Ali Mahmoud, told the Associated...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Anyone who's spent time amid the energizing chaos of Cairo knows there's a set of rules for driving, chief of which is, "if there is space, occupy it." Sherief Elkatsha's boisterous docu "Cairo Drive" is a bitingly comical portrait of the capital as...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:12 AM
CAIRO — Egypt declared an end to its state of emergency Tuesday, nearly three months after it was imposed in the midst of nationwide protests that followed the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
The government announcement came after an...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:32 AM
CAIRO -- In a blunt new assertion of prosecutorial powers, Egyptian officials said Sunday that two dozen figures from across the political spectrum -- deposed president Mohamed Morsi among them -- would stand trial for insulting the judiciary.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ROME - Despite ongoing turbulence in Egypt, the Luxor Egyptian and European Festival kicked off its second edition on Sunday with the world preem of helmer Amr Salama's potentially button-pushing black comedy "Excuse My French" and the notable absence...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:24 AM
CAIRO -- As Egypt prepares to mark the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, planned remembrances of what seemed a euphoric moment of national unity are instead putting the country’s angry...