| Jun 2, 2015
| 9:14 AM
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&...
| May 30, 2015
| 5:23 AM
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...
| May 16, 2015
| 6:29 PM
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...
| May 16, 2015
| 11:50 AM
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...
| May 12, 2015
| 6:40 AM
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...
| May 11, 2015
| 8:31 AM
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,...
| May 9, 2015
| 11:38 AM
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,...
| May 3, 2015
| 3:10 PM
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...
| May 2, 2015
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:10 AM
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,...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:20 AM
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...