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  • Egyptian court delays decision on whether to execute ex-president Morsi

    Egyptian court delays decision on whether to execute ex-president Morsi
    An Egyptian court on Tuesday announced a two-week postponement of its planned ruling on whether Islamist former President Mohamed Morsi should face the death penalty. The announcement came hours after the reported arrests of two senior figures in Morsi&...
  • Egypt frees U.S.-Egyptian national held in protest crackdown

    Egypt frees U.S.-Egyptian national held in protest crackdown
    A young U.S.-Egyptian national whose harrowing two-year prison ordeal included stretches of solitary confinement and a lengthy hunger strike was freed and allowed to leave Egypt early Saturday, his family said. Mohamed Soltan, a 27-year-old graduate...
  • Egypt's ousted president sentenced to death

    Egypt's ousted president sentenced to death
    An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the country's first freely elected leader, ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, to death over a mass prison break during the 2011 uprising that eventually brought him to power. The ruling applies to another...
  • Egypt's ousted President Morsi sentenced to death

    Egypt's ousted President Morsi sentenced to death
    An Egyptian court Saturday issued a preliminary death sentence against Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, making him the first president in the country's history to face the possibility of public hanging. The ruling, involving a deadly...
  • Review: 'Women of Karantina' by Nael Eltoukhy

    Review: 'Women of Karantina' by Nael Eltoukhy
    Nael Eltoukhy's "Women of Karantina" revels in the violence and treachery committed by its female crime bosses, divided over the 60 years the novel spans. While this is not the Egyptian writer's first novel, its over-the-top rendering of the struggles...
  • Performance featuring music from the '60s British invasion

    Music and memories from the 1960s British invasion will take center stage at 7 p.m. May 23 at the Mount Dora Community Building, 520 N. Baker St. The show will feature some of the hit songs of the Dave Clark Five, the Rolling Stones, the Hollies,...
  • Egypt's deposed leader Hosni Mubarak sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Egypt's deposed leader Hosni Mubarak sentenced to 3 years in prison
    A Cairo court sentenced Egypt's deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in prison on corruption charges on Saturday — a punishment that authorities may deem as having already been served but one which, if it withstands appeal,...
  • Saudi-led Arab coalition lands 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen

    Saudi-led Arab coalition lands 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen
    With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a "reconnaissance" mission, as fighting raged between Iranian-backed...
  • Key petroleum shipping route raises stakes in the Yemen conflict

    Its Arabic name, "Gate of Tears," is appropriately sorrowful for a waterway set alongside Yemen, now suffering a sixth week of punishing airstrikes. But the security of the Bab al Mandab, one of the world's most strategic straits, vastly raises the stakes...
  • Egypt's judiciary: a willing participant in repression

     Egypt's judiciary: a willing participant in repression
    Egypt's ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison without parole on charges related to the killing of 10 protesters. The verdict came five months after a court dropped charges against Morsi's predecessor, Hosni Mubarak,...
  • Egypt's Morsi gets 20-year term in fresh sign of movement's demise

    Egypt's Morsi gets 20-year term in fresh sign of movement's demise
    Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi escaped a death sentence Tuesday when a criminal court handed him a 20-year prison term in connection with a deadly protest that took place during his tenure in office. It was the first in an expected series of...