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Egypt

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  • Egypt court sentences Brotherhood leaders to life in prison

    An Egyptian court sentenced five leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group to life in prison on Saturday over violence at their headquarters in 2013 and issued death sentences for four others. The case stems from clashes in a Cairo suburb on June...
  • With closed borders, Gazans unable to make Muslim pilgrimage

    With the war-battered Gaza Strip's borders closed, thousands of people have been shut out of a Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia because they cannot leave the sealed territory. Some 7,500 Gazans have sought to travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for the minor...
  • Lawyer for Al-Jazeera journalist blasts Canadian government

    The lawyer for a Canadian Al-Jazeera journalist criticized the Canadian government Thursday for not doing enough to secure his release from Egypt. Mohamed Fahmy is out on bail awaiting retrial after more than a year behind bars in Egypt on terrorism-...
  • Egypt: Series of blasts in Cairo kill 1, wound at least 7

    A series of blasts in Cairo on Thursday killed one person and wounded at least seven, Egyptian security officials said, the latest in a wave of attacks using homemade explosives that authorities blame on Islamist militants. The officials said four...
  • Egypt: 3 arrested over grisly dog killing

    Egyptian authorities on Thursday arrested three men over a grisly online video showing a group of men stabbing and bludgeoning a dog to death on a busy Cairo street. The video, which surfaced earlier in the day, triggered an avalanche of angry comments...
  • Egypt detains 2 police officers over lawyer's death

    Egyptian authorities detained two police officers on Thursday over allegations that they had tortured a lawyer to death inside a police station, the latest in a series of recent incidents that underline alleged abuses by the country's police force. The...
  • Guantanamo parole board OKs release of obese Egyptian captive

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A national security parole board has approved for release a long-held, chronically ill, morbidly obese Egyptian captive who was once considered a candidate for a war crimes trial. A Periodic Review Board decision released...
  • 20,000 Egyptians flee Libya after beheadings, airstrikes

    An Egyptian border official says some 20,000 Egyptians have fled Libya since the release of a grisly beheading video by Islamic State militants. The video, showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians, prompted Cairo to launch retaliatory airstrikes...
  • Egyptian president issues new anti-terrorism law

    The Egyptian president has issued a law that broadens the state's definition of terrorism to include anyone who threatens public order "by any means," and gives authorities powers to draw up lists of alleged terrorists with little judicial recourse....
  • Egyptian court sentences activist to 5 years in prison

    A prominent Egyptian activist behind the 2011 uprising was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday over an unauthorized but peaceful protest, signaling authorities' determination to stifle dissent a day after President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi vowed to...
  • Jeb Bush's foreign policy: More stability, less 'democracy'

    Jeb Bush's foreign policy: More stability, less 'democracy'
    Cooperative dictators can rest easier if Jeb Bush becomes president. Wednesday, in a speech delivered to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the latest Bush to set his sights on the White House implied he wouldn't be running around trying to spread...