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  • Egypt court confirms ousted President Morsi's death sentence

    An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi over a mass prison break during the country's 2011 uprising, making him the first leader in Egypt's modern history to potentially face execution....
  • Egypt pardons 165, many young people held over protests

    Egypt's president issued a decree pardoning 165 people on Wednesday, mostly youths convicted of breaking protest laws and misdemeanors ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. Many of the pardons issued by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi were to university...
  • Secret police detentions of activists on the rise in Egypt

    The knock on the door came just before midnight, a group of plainclothes police demanding that 29-year-old Fatma el-Sayed, an activist with one of Egypt's secular opposition groups, come with them. Her father pleaded to accompany her, but they took her...
  • Yemen rebel delegates fly to Geneva for UN talks after delay

    A delegation of Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels departed for Geneva on a U.N.-chartered plane Monday to take part in peace talks after a delay in Djibouti that the rebels blamed on Egypt, a member of the Saudi-led coalition that has been targeting them...
  • Egypt court confirms ousted President Morsi's death sentence

    Egypt court confirms ousted President Morsi's death sentence
    An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi over the mass 2011 prison break that eventually brought him to power, making him the first leader in Egypt's modern history to potentially face...
  • A year in office, el-Sissi tries to rule Egypt as 1-man show

     A year in office, el-Sissi tries to rule Egypt as 1-man show
    The words of the pro-government TV talk show host left no room for debate. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is synonymous with Egypt, he lectured his audience, and Egyptians are either on his side or are enemies of the nation. "Whoever has a problem...
  • Egypt opens borders with Gaza for the first time in months

    Egypt opened its borders with the Gaza Strip for the first time in months Saturday, allowing Palestinians to enter and leave the isolated coastal strip. The Rafah border crossing will operate for six hours a day for the coming three days and 15,000...
  • Egypt court sentences 23 people to 14 years for Shiite killings

    CAIRO An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 23 people to 14 years in prison each on charges of killing four members of the country's Shiite Muslim minority, the state television website reported. The Giza Criminal Court near Cairo acquitted eight co-...
  • Egypt's new Suez Canal to be completed for Aug. 6 ceremony

    Work on a parallel waterway to allow two-way traffic on Egypt's Suez Canal will be finished in time to allow ships to transit for a gala inauguration ceremony at the key trade route on Aug. 6, officials said Saturday. Work has been 85 percent completed,...
  • Egypt sentences 23 to prison for killing 4 Shiite men

    An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 23 people to 14 years in prison Saturday on charges of killing four Shiite men two years ago. The four were beaten to death west of Cairo, when a crowd of angry villagers, including ultraconservative Salafis,...
  • Bus crashes in Egypt kill 23, injure 17 others

    Two separate road accidents in Egypt killed 23 Egyptians and injured 17 others on Sunday, officials said. Husam Gamil, director of emergency services for the Red Sea governorate, said one accident occurred when a passenger bus flipped over near the...