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  • Egyptian currency falls again versus the dollar, dropping to lowest level ever

    The Egyptian pound has fallen to its lowest level ever against the dollar, after a central bank auction again allowed buyers to bid higher prices for the U.S. currency. The bank, which controls the official exchange rate, set a cutoff price of 7.53...
  • Egypt court condemns 183 to death for lynchings of policemen

    CAIRO An Egyptian court Monday sentenced 183 defendants to death in the lynchings of 11 policemen by Islamist rioters in August 2013. The condemned men were among 188 who received preliminary death sentences in December over the killings in the town of...
  • Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste freed by Egypt; 2 others still held

    Facing sustained international criticism over its human rights record, Egypt on Sunday freed Peter Greste, an Australian correspondent for Al Jazeera, who was one of three journalists for the Qatar-based broadcaster jailed more than a year ago on...
  • A look at the trial of 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year

    Here is a look at the major events in the arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year: Dec. 29, 2013: Security forces storm into a five-star hotel suite in Cairo and arrest Canadian-Egyptian Mohammed...
  • Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists, 1 has been deported and 2 remain in jail

    Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste left Egypt Sunday after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi approved his deportation. He was arrested along with two colleagues, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, in December 2013 on terrorism-related charges in a...
  • President says Egypt faces long fight to defeat Sinai militants, blames Muslim Brotherhood

    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi told his nation to prepare for a long fight to defeat Islamic extremists Saturday following a wave of attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula. El-Sissi made his televised address as military commanders...
  • Militant attacks kill at least 20 people in Egypt's Sinai

    At least 20 people were killed Thursday in militant attacks on numerous army and police locations in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, authorities said. The attacks, which included mortar rounds fired at the headquarters of the security directorate in the...
  • Egyptian court rejects appeal of 3 activists facing more prison time

    An Egyptian court on Tuesday turned down an appeal by three well-known activists facing three years in prison after being convicted of organizing an unauthorized protest and assaulting security personnel. Ahmed Maher, founder of the April 6 Youth...
  • A salvation of partnership between heaven and earth

    "Where is God?" asked Menahem Mendel of Kotzk, one of the great Hasidic masters. "Everywhere," replied his students. "No, my children," he responded, "God is not everywhere, but only where you let Him enter." The Kotzker's answer reinforces a distinction...
  • Look toward Egypt for Islamic 'revolution'

    Look toward Egypt for Islamic 'revolution'
    In light of the massacres in Paris and the continuing news of Muslim terror cell plots, President Obama's decision not to tell the American people that the Western world is at war with radical Islam is very disturbing, and I believe dangerous to our...
  • Clashes over Arab Spring anniversary leave 18 dead in Egypt

    Demonstrations marking the anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising were marred by bombings and clashes with authorities that saw at least 18 people killed and 50 injured, most of them in northern sections of Cairo. The deadliest violence Sunday took...