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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt

    Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt
    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,...
  • Egypt crisis: U.S. envoy meets with jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader

    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...
  • Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists

    Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists
    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....
  • Egyptian security forces move in on protests; deaths reported

    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...
  • In Egypt, ex-President Morsi calls his trial illegitimate

    In Egypt, ex-President Morsi calls his trial illegitimate
    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...
  • Family of Egypt's deposed leader Mohamed Morsi visit him in prison

    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...
  • Film Review: 'Cairo Drive'

    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...
  • State of emergency canceled in Egypt

    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...
  • Egyptian government opens new court cases against Morsi, others

    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. The move,...
  • Egypt's Luxor Fest Kicks Off With 'Excuse My French' And No 'The Square' In Sight

    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...
  • Egypt remains deeply divided as anniversary of Mubarak's fall nears

    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...