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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Tight security in Cairo on anniversary of Egyptian president's ouster

    Tight security in Cairo on anniversary of Egyptian president's ouster
    Police and soldiers clamped a tight security lid on sensitive sites in the capital and elsewhere on Thursday, the one-year anniversary of the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Scattered clashes between protesters and security forces left at...
  • Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday, the court's judge said, for inciting violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last year. Badie,...
  • Dos policías egipcios mueren en explosiones en El Cairo

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Dos policías egipcios murieron el lunes al estallar dos artefactos cerca del palacio presidencial en El Cairo, informaron medios y fuerzas de seguridad. Una primera y pequeña explosión en el distrito de Heliópolis, donde se encuentra...
  • Egypt's president won't 'interfere' in verdict against journalists

    Striking a defiant tone amid a cascade of international criticism, President Abdel Fattah Sisi declared Tuesday that he would not intercede in the case of three journalists for  Al Jazeera who were sentenced a day earlier to lengthy prison terms. The...
  • Saudi king visits Egypt in sign of solidarity for el-Sissi

    RIYADH Saudi King Abdullah arrived Friday in Cairo on a visit aimed at showing solidarity for recently elected President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi. State televised live images of el-Sissi boarding Abdullah's plane to welcome him during the Saudi monarch's...
  • Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president

    Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president
    The meeting lasted all of half an hour, and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah did not even leave his plane, parked on the tarmac at Cairo's international airport. But the brief encounter Friday night between the Saudi monarch and Egypt's newly inaugurated...
  • Despite ridicule, Egypt pushes ahead with AIDS, hepatitis 'cure'

    Egypt’s military on Saturday pressed ahead with promotion of a fanciful device it claims can diagnose and cure AIDS and hepatitis, announcing that it would be tested in the next six months on larger numbers of patients in army hospitals. It was...
  • Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring

     Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring
    Three and a half years ago, the world was riveted by massive crowds of youths mobilizing in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand an end to Egypt's dreary police state. We watched transfixed as a movement first ignited in Tunisia spread from one part of Egypt...
  • Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many

    Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many
    Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify. The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
  • Serie de pequeñas explosiones en El Cairo deja ocho heridos

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Ocho personas resultaron heridas el miércoles por la mañana en el norte de El Cairo cuando explosivos de fabricación casera explotaron en cuatro estaciones de metro y un tribunal, en los primeros ataques en la capital egipcia desde...
  • Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood

    Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood
    Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital since President Abdel Fattah Sisi,...