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  • Hosni Mubarak verdict fuels protests, mockery in Egypt

    Hosni Mubarak verdict fuels protests, mockery in Egypt
    Protests erupted at universities across Egypt on Sunday, condemning a court decision to drop criminal charges against Hosni Mubarak, the president whose ouster in the 2011 uprising raised hopes of a new era of political openness. Hundreds of...
  • Egyptian court drops case against Mubarak over Arab Spring protest deaths

    Egyptian court drops case against Mubarak over Arab Spring protest deaths
    On Saturday, Hosni Mubarak, frail but still defiant at 86, permitted himself a small, tight smile of satisfaction as a Cairo judge pronounced invalid, on largely technical grounds, the charges that he had been complicit in the killings of hundreds of...
  • Egyptian judge clears Hosni Mubarak in deaths of protesters

    Egyptian judge clears Hosni Mubarak in deaths of protesters
    In February 2011, delirious and near-disbelieving Egyptians in the capital’s Tahrir Square danced and sang as they welcomed the fall of a dictator who had maintained iron control of this ancient land for the entire life span of many in the crowd....
  • Islamist protests in Egypt fizzle amid clampdown; at least 3 dead

    Two Egyptian army officers were killed in targeted attacks Friday, officials said, even as a government clampdown appeared to have staved off a call by Islamist groups for mass protests, which would have been the first such large-scale street unrest in...
  • Egypt pays back $2.5 billion deposit to Qatar: central bank official

    Egypt has paid back $2.5 billion that Qatar deposited with it to help prop up the Egyptian central bank's hard currency reserves, a central bank official said on Friday night, as the Qatari foreign minister arrived in Cairo for Arab League talks. The...
  • 3 dead in attack, Islamist protests in Egypt

    3 dead in attack, Islamist protests in Egypt
    Three people including an army general were killed and at least 28 wounded on Friday in militant attacks, some claimed by a group loyal to Islamic State, and clashes at Islamist protests around Egypt, security sources and health officials said. Police...
  • 19 killed in Cairo apartment block collapse

    CAIRO Nineteen people were killed and eight injured on Tuesday when a condemned apartment building in Cairo collapsed, Egyptian officials said. Civil defense officials said a demolition order had been issued for the building three years ago due to its...
  • At least 18 killed in Egypt building collapse

    At least 18 killed in Egypt building collapse
    An eight-floor residential building collapsed overnight in Cairo, killing at least 18 people and injuring seven others, security sources said on Tuesday, adding that the casualty figure was expected to rise. Emergency services, soldiers and neighbors...
  • Egypt hopes to attract $10-12 billion at investment summit in March

    By Shadi Bushra and Stephen Kalin CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt hopes to attract investment of $10-$12 billion in 20 projects, including in energy, transport and water, at a major conference in mid-March, the minister for international cooperation said on...
  • 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...
  • Editor's choice: 'The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014'

    Editor's choice: 'The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014'
    Despite my best efforts, I can't keep track of everything I want to read. Aside from the obvious weekly and monthly literary magazines and journals, there are others I see inconsistently, but approach with the fervor of a high school sweetheart —...