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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Bombing at Egyptian police building damages nearby Islamic museum

    Bombing at Egyptian police building damages nearby Islamic museum
    CAIRO -- One of Egypt’s loveliest but lesser-known museums was a casualty of a powerful bomb on Friday targeting a police headquarters directly across the street. The stately 19th century Museum of Islamic Art in downtown Cairo, filled with...
  • 6 killed, scores wounded as 4 blasts rock Cairo

    6 killed, scores wounded as 4 blasts rock Cairo
    CAIRO -- A trio of explosions in the Egyptian capital Friday, one of them an apparent vehicle bomb in front of a downtown security headquarters, killed at least five people and injured scores of others, according to officials and state media reports....
  • Cairo bombings kill at least six

    CAIRO — A series of explosions across Cairo on Friday killed at least six people, injured scores of others and fueled fears that Islamist insurgents were bringing their battle against Egypt's military-backed government to the capital. The four...
  • Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt

    Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt
    A Los Angeles man working in Cairo as an English-Arabic translator and his Egyptian roommate, a documentary filmmaker, were taken into custody this week amid a sweeping crackdown by the country's military-backed transitional government. It was not...
  • Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead

    Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead
    CAIRO -- Officially sanctioned rallies to mark Saturday’s third anniversary of Egypt’s democratic uprising brought highly choreographed displays of fervent nationalism, while security forces meted out harsh punishment to Islamist and secular...
  • L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held

    L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held
    CAIRO -- A young Los Angeles man working in Egypt as a freelance translator and journalist was freed four days after being detained by Egyptian authorities, the U.S. Embassy said Sunday. Jeremy Hodge, 26, had been picked up on Wednesday at his Cairo...
  • Egypt to hold presidential vote by mid-April

    CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed government on Sunday declared its intention to hold presidential elections by mid-April, in what authorities described as a milestone on the path to democracy. The move came amid one of the most sustained crackdowns...
  • Egypt marks anniversary of anti-Mubarak uprising; deadly clashes erupt

    CAIRO -- Egyptians turned out Saturday to mark the third anniversary of the start of their dramatic Arab Spring uprising against Hosni Mubarak -- with pro-government gatherings going undisturbed by police and anti-government marches broken up by police...
  • In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run

     In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run
    CAIRO — Three years after the revolution that toppled a dictator, Egypt looks to be back where it started. A strongman fell; a strongman rises. On Monday, the country's top generals gave their blessing to a presidential run by army chief Abdel...
  • Pictures in the News | January 24, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins on stage at Staples Center Los Angeles, where performers go through rehearsals ahead of Sunday's Grammy show. In neighboring Inglewood, what's left of the shuttered Hollywood Park racetrack goes up for auction this...
  • Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges

    CAIRO — It was difficult not to read the courtroom scene Tuesday as political metaphor, or perhaps as political theater: Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted Islamist president, pacing and shouting ineffectually in a glassed-in and largely soundproofed...