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  • Egypt soccer violence that killed 20 revives scrutiny of police

    The killing of more than 20 soccer fans outside a Cairo stadium in a melee with security forces has revived scrutiny of police tactics in Egypt less than a month after a woman was shot dead during the dispersal of a peaceful protest marking the...
  • Officials say at least 25 people killed as riot breaks out at Egyptian soccer match

    A riot broke out Sunday night outside of a major soccer game in Egypt, with a stampede and fighting between police and fans killing at least 25 people, authorities said. The riot, only three years after similar violence killed 74 people, began ahead of a...
  • Egypt will hold a retrial beginning Thursday for 2 Al-Jazeera journalists still imprisoned

    Egypt will hold a retrial for two Al-Jazeera English journalists still imprisoned there beginning Thursday, court officials said Sunday, throwing into question one of their fates after authorities deported their Australian colleague. Many believed...
  • Security vs. justice: Mass convictions in Egypt underline judges' power in punishing dissent

    If you're branded an enemy of the state in Egypt, you may never get the chance to defend yourself in a justice system racking up convictions in lop-sided mass trials. That's the united view of legal observers and human rights groups, who look with dismay...
  • Egypt soccer riot leaves at least 22 dead

    In an eerie replay of even more lethal violence three years ago, an outbreak of soccer-related fighting Sunday evening left at least 22 people dead outside a stadium near the Egyptian capital, authorities said, with the toll expected to rise. Though the...
  • William R. Dorsey III

    William R. Dorsey III
    William R. Dorsey III, a retired maritime attorney who had been chairman of the Semmes, Bowen & Semmes law firm, died of kidney failure Jan. 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ruxton resident was 80. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of William R. Dorsey...
  • Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes

    Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes
    Not so long ago, this time of year would have brought the echo of songs and chants to the winding streets of this somnolent village in Egypt's Nile Delta — joyous celebrations honoring a 19th century Jewish sage. In its heyday, the festival drew...
  • Egypt appeals court convicts two in female genital excision

    Two months after being exonerated, a doctor and a father were both found guilty by an Egyptian appeals court Monday in the death of a girl who underwent female genital excision. It was the first conviction for such a case in Egypt since the widespread...
  • Egypt sentenced 230 to life over violence, including leading activist behind 2011 uprising

    An Egyptian court sentenced 230 people, including one of the leading activists behind the country's 2011 uprising, to life in prison after convicting them Wednesday of taking part in clashes between protesters and security forces later that year. All...
  • Egypt's Suez Canal Authority says expansion work on schedule, tolls to stay same this year

    Transit tolls at Egypt's Suez Canal will stay largely at their current prices this year, the authority said Wednesday, as development of a second parallel waterway proceeds on schedule. Authority chief Mohab Mameesh said that the canal, which generates a...
  • Egypt court sentences 230, including leading activist, to life

    CAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced 230 people, including leading pro-democracy activist Ahmed Douma, to life in prison on charges of attacking security forces and damaging state buildings during violent protests more than three years ago. The...