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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many

    Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many
    Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify. The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
  • Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring

     Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring
    Three and a half years ago, the world was riveted by massive crowds of youths mobilizing in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand an end to Egypt's dreary police state. We watched transfixed as a movement first ignited in Tunisia spread from one part of Egypt...
  • Despite ridicule, Egypt pushes ahead with AIDS, hepatitis 'cure'

    Egypt’s military on Saturday pressed ahead with promotion of a fanciful device it claims can diagnose and cure AIDS and hepatitis, announcing that it would be tested in the next six months on larger numbers of patients in army hospitals. It was...
  • Tight security in Cairo on anniversary of Egyptian president's ouster

    Tight security in Cairo on anniversary of Egyptian president's ouster
    Police and soldiers clamped a tight security lid on sensitive sites in the capital and elsewhere on Thursday, the one-year anniversary of the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Scattered clashes between protesters and security forces left at...
  • Egypt fuel prices soar up to 70%, exasperating the public

    The Egyptian government trimmed its energy subsidies Saturday, causing fuel prices to soar and motorists to stew. The cabinet's cuts increased prices Saturday for gas and diesel, in some cases by almost 70%. The action was part of a package of austerity...
  • Palestinos proponen una tregua en Gaza seguida por cinco días de negociación: partido Fatah

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - El liderazgo palestino propuso el martes a Egipto un plan para declarar un cese al fuego en Gaza que estaría seguido por cinco días de negociaciones para detener los enfrentamientos en la región, dijo a periodistas el martes el...
  • Egypt's president won't 'interfere' in verdict against journalists

    Striking a defiant tone amid a cascade of international criticism, President Abdel Fattah Sisi declared Tuesday that he would not intercede in the case of three journalists for  Al Jazeera who were sentenced a day earlier to lengthy prison terms. The...
  • Kerry in Iraq to push for a new government as militants gain ground

    Kerry in Iraq to push for a new government as militants gain ground
    As insurgents grabbed another key town from Iraqi forces, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday to push for the speedy formation of a new government that could pull the country back from the brink of...
  • Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists for 7 years, supporters stunned

    Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists for 7 years, supporters stunned
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organization" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country's respect for media...
  • Many in Egypt fear crackdown will only intensify after Sisi's election

    Hatem Zaghloul is just 17 and sentenced to die, one of 529 defendants an Egyptian judge condemned en masse two months ago in the killing of a single policeman, a case that has stirred disbelief and dismay both at home and abroad. Now his fearful father,...
  • Egypt's presidential vote begins, with Sisi win virtually assured

    It wasn't so much an election as a victory party. Egyptians on Monday began two days of presidential balloting, with a resounding win virtually assured for Abdel Fattah Sisi, who presided over the removal of Egypt's first democratically elected...