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  • Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on track

    Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on track

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:11:56 GMT
    Egypt's antiquities minister has brought journalists inside a 4,600-year old pyramid to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without evidence."More >>
    Egypt's antiquities minister took journalists inside a 4,600-year-old pyramid on Tuesday to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without evidence."More >>
  • Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

    Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:01:57 GMT
    Egypt's Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb has killed five police conscripts and an officer and injured two others near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula.More >>
    A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a local al-Qaida-inspired...More >>
  • Prominent Egyptian activist freed on bail

    Prominent Egyptian activist freed on bail

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:21:40 GMT
    Relatives say that Egypt's most prominent activist who is standing retrial after being sentenced to 15 years in prison for violating to the country's draconian protest law, has been released on bail.More >>
    Worn out but smiling, a prominent Egyptian activist facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law walked out of a Cairo prison Monday after a court ordered him freed on bail.More >>
  • Egypt says will boost security at tourist sites

    Egypt says will boost security at tourist sites

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-09-15 11:40:57 GMT
    Egypt's tourism minister on Thursday said the country is boosting security procedures at tourist destinations in an attempt to buoy the flagging tourism sector following three years of political turmoil.More >>
    Egypt plans to increase the number of security cameras at hotels and popular tourist destinations as part of a series of new security measures aimed at buoying the flagging tourism sector following three years of political...More >>
  • Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months

    Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:30:19 GMT
    Egypt's Interior Minister says authorities will hunt down exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders with the help of Interpol, after Qatar ordered leaders there to leave despite initially hosting them following the...More >>
    Egypt will hunt down exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders and seek their arrest, a top official said Sunday, after Qatar ordered them to leave its territory despite initially hosting group members following the ouster of...More >>
  • Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya

    Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya

    Saturday, September 13 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-09-13 19:19:42 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Egypt is an "important partner" in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.More >>
    As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Egyptian support on Saturday for an international coalition to combat jihadi groups, Egypt pressed for broader international efforts to fight militants in its troubled neighbor,...More >>
  • Qatar expels Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leaders

    Qatar expels Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leaders

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-09-13 12:19:13 GMT
    A top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group says he and other senior members are departing Qatar, where they had sought refuge following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and the...More >>
    Leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group and allied clerics said on Saturday that they are departing Qatar, where they had sought refuge following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and the...More >>
  • Egypt prosecutor orders 7 held for homosexuality

    Egypt prosecutor orders 7 held for homosexuality

    Saturday, September 6 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-09-06 19:07:41 GMT
    Egypt's top prosecutor has ordered seven men detained and physically examined over accusations of "debauchery," a charge often leveled at gays, after a video emerged of a same-sex wedding party.More >>
    Egypt's top prosecutor ordered Saturday seven men detained and physically examined over accusations of "debauchery," a charge often leveled at gays, after a video emerged of a same-sex wedding party.More >>
  • Egypt president asks for patience over power cuts

    Egypt president asks for patience over power cuts

    Saturday, September 6 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-09-06 16:24:27 GMT
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has asked the public to be patient and grasp the extent of the challenges facing the country following a massive power outage.More >>
    In a nationally televised speech on Saturday, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi asked the public to be patient and grasp the extent of the challenges facing the country following a massive power outage that...More >>
  • Power outage hits Egypt subway, TV stations

    Power outage hits Egypt subway, TV stations

    Thursday, September 4 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-09-04 18:22:45 GMT
    An hours-long power outage in Cairo has halted many subway trains and knocked several TV channels off the air in the Egyptian capital.More >>
    Egypt suffered a massive power outage that halted parts of the Cairo subway, took TV stations off the air and ground much of the country to a halt for several hours Thursday, as officials offered no clear explanation for...More >>
  • Egypt religious body: Suspend belly-dancing show

    Egypt religious body: Suspend belly-dancing show

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 18:23:03 GMT
    Egypt's top religious body has demanded a new belly-dancing TV show be suspended for "corrupting morals" and serving "extremists" who could use it as a pretext to depict Egyptian society as anti-Islamic.More >>
    Egypt's top religious body demanded Wednesday that a new belly-dancing TV show be suspended for "corrupting morals" and serving "extremists" who could use it as a pretext to depict Egyptian society as anti-Islamic.More >>
  • Officials: Egypt bombing kills 11 police officers

    Officials: Egypt bombing kills 11 police officers

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:41:46 GMT
    Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has killed eight policemen travelling in an armored vehicle in the country's troubled Sinai Peninsula.More >>
    A roadside bomb exploded Tuesday near an armored police vehicle traveling in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, killing 11 police officers, including a senior official, security and medical officials said.More >>
  • Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-30 21:42:03 GMT
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.More >>
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.More >>
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