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  • Egypt soccer violence that killed 20 revives scrutiny of police

    Egypt soccer violence that killed 20 revives scrutiny of police
    The killing of more than 20 soccer fans outside a Cairo stadium in a melee with security forces has revived scrutiny of police tactics in Egypt less than a month after a woman was shot dead during the dispersal of a peaceful protest marking the...
  • Officials: 25 people killed in Egyptian soccer match riot

    Officials: 25 people killed in Egyptian soccer match riot
    A riot broke out Sunday night outside of a major soccer game in Egypt, with a stampede and fighting between police and fans killing at least 25 people, authorities said. The riot, only three years after similar violence killed 74 people, began ahead...
  • Egypt soccer riot leaves at least 22 dead

    In an eerie replay of even more lethal violence three years ago, an outbreak of soccer-related fighting Sunday evening left at least 22 people dead outside a stadium near the Egyptian capital, authorities said, with the toll expected to rise. Though the...
  • Freed journalist Peter Greste feels 'incredible angst' over imprisoned colleagues

    Freed journalist Peter Greste feels 'incredible angst' over imprisoned colleagues
    Peter Greste, an Australian journalist who was freed over the weekend after more than a year in an Egyptian prison, said Monday he's overwhelmed by "incredible angst" over two of his colleagues who remain jailed.  "Amidst all this relief, I still feel a...
  • Shooting of Egypt protester revives focus on police violence

    Shooting of Egypt protester revives focus on police violence
    Images of a mortally wounded protester, blood running down her face and hair as she was lifted from the pavement by a comrade, have touched off powerful criticism of Egypt's government on the anniversary of a revolution initially sparked by police...
  • Two sons of ousted Egyptian leader Mubarak freed from custody

    Two sons of ousted Egyptian leader Mubarak freed from custody
    The sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from custody Friday, two days before the fourth anniversary of an uprising that ended their father's rule and led to their imprisonment. Alaa and Gamal Mubarak were freed early in the day...
  • King Tut's mask damaged after beard glued back on with epoxy

    King Tut's mask damaged after beard glued back on with epoxy
    The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo said Wednesday. The museum is one...
  • Can Arab states broker the Mideast peace deal that U.S. presidents haven't?

    Can Arab states broker the Mideast peace deal that U.S. presidents haven't?
    Is it possible that the Middle East has become so unstable that an Arab-Israeli peace deal is no longer unthinkable? — Joe Klein, Time A long line of U.S. presidents and their bone-weary secretaries of state have tried to broker a peace pact...
  • William R. Dorsey III

    William R. Dorsey III
    William R. Dorsey III, a retired maritime attorney who had been chairman of the Semmes, Bowen & Semmes law firm, died of kidney failure Jan. 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ruxton resident was 80. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of William R. Dorsey...
  • Egyptian court acquits doctor in female genital mutilation case

    Egyptian court acquits doctor in female genital mutilation case
    An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a doctor who was charged with carrying out a female genital mutilation procedure that led to the death of a 13-year-old girl last year. Dr. Raslan Fadl and the father of the dead girl were the first Egyptians to...
  • Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes

    Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes
    Not so long ago, this time of year would have brought the echo of songs and chants to the winding streets of this somnolent village in Egypt's Nile Delta — joyous celebrations honoring a 19th century Jewish sage. In its heyday, the festival drew...