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Egypt

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  • Buried bombs outside Cairo University kill top police official

    CAIRO Bomb blasts Wednesday near Cairo University killed a brigadier general and wounded five other people, resurrecting fears that a violent campaign against government forces will grow as Egypt approaches presidential elections. Ajnad Misr, or Soldiers...
  • British government launches investigation of Muslim Brotherhood

    LONDON -- The British government has launched a review of the Muslim Brotherhood amid reports that members of the Islamist group fled to the country after Egypt’s crackdown in order to plot strategy and possibly plan terrorist attacks, officials...
  • Farmer who used donkey to depict Egypt's Sisi gets six-month sentence

    Farmer who used donkey to depict Egypt's Sisi gets six-month sentence
    CAIRO – An Egyptian court has sentenced a farmer to six months in jail for dressing up his donkey last year to depict then-army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi, who left his military post last week to run for the presidency. Omar Aboul Magd, 31,...
  • Egypt current account swings back into deficit

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's current account recorded a deficit of $755.8 million in the six months ending December, swinging back into the red after billions of dollars of Gulf aid helped it record a surplus in the three months ending September. The...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION SEATTLE State regulators have been using outdated boundaries to restrict logging above the Snohomish County slope that collapsed March 22, failing to incorporate newer research that would have protected a swath of land that wound up being clear-...
  • Egyptian court lets Al-Jazeera journalists speak but not go free

    CAIRO An Egyptian court held its fourth session Monday in the criminal case against three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of fabricating news and running a terror cell on behalf of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood. But when the prosecution failed for...
  • Frida Ghitis: Only one thing unites Arabs: rejection of Israel

    Disputes within the Arab world are nothing new, but the depth of animosity and the sheer number of fault lines, rivalries and profound strategic disagreements has reached an all-time high. The "Arab nation" has never been fully unified. With more than 20...
  • Egypt schedules presidential election for late May

    CAIRO — Egypt's election commission said Sunday that the first round of voting for a new president would be held May 26 and 27 and that any runoff would conclude within a month of that. Originally, the polling was to have taken place by mid-April....
  • Egypt tightens rules for presidential election

    Egypt tightens rules for presidential election
    CAIRO — Egyptian authorities have enacted a new law that makes it impossible for results in the upcoming presidential election to be disputed in court, a presidential advisor said Saturday. The measure was approved by the country’s interim...
  • Obama hopes to bridge gaps on visit to Saudi Arabia

    Obama hopes to bridge gaps on visit to Saudi Arabia
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama jetted across the Mediterranean Sea on Friday on a diplomatic mission to try to bridge the gaps between the U.S. and its longtime ally, Saudi Arabia. Obama landed in the capital, arriving from Rome where he capped...
  • President Obama seeks to bolster ties with Saudi Arabia

    ROME — After spending four days in Europe dealing with the crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Obama now turns to a diplomatic challenge of another sort: trying to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia without making the longtime U.S....