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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Egypt's Coptic Christians feel vulnerable amid nation's upheaval

    Egypt's Coptic Christians feel vulnerable amid nation's upheaval
    KERDASA, Egypt — Three times a week without fail, the sound of ancient chants reverberates from the blackened walls of the Church of the Archangel Michael. Once aglow with precious icons and flickering candlelight, the Coptic church outside Cairo...
  • Cairo bomb blast hits bus near university

    Cairo bomb blast hits bus near university
    CAIRO -- An explosive device went off Thursday outside a university campus in the Egyptian capital, injuring at least four people on a passing bus, witnesses said. A short time later, another small blast went off in the area. Officials said the...
  • Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization

    CAIRO -- In a sharp escalation of the confrontation between Egypt’s military-backed administration and the Muslim Brotherhood, the interim government on Wednesday declared the Islamist movement a terrorist organization. The step gives Egyptian...
  • At least one dead as protest on Cairo campus turns violent

    At least one dead as protest on Cairo campus turns violent
    CAIRO -- Violent clashes at an Islamic university that has become a flash point for protests left at least one student dead Saturday, according to activists and Egyptian state media. A second student was reported to be in critical condition. The...
  • Second bombing in a week targets security forces in Egypt

    CAIRO -- An explosion hit a military intelligence building northeast of Cairo on Sunday, the second blast in less than a week to strike an Egyptian security installation. Four people were injured, the military’s chief spokesman said. State...
  • Egypt arrests Al Jazeera journalists amid Brotherhood crackdown

    CAIRO -- Four journalists working for Al Jazeera have been arrested by Egyptian authorities, the pan-Arab satellite channel said on its website, in an apparent escalation of Egyptian authorities’ harsh campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Egyptian crackdown takes heavy toll on young protesters

    Egyptian crackdown takes heavy toll on young protesters
    CAIRO — Young Egyptian musician Ramy Essam boasts a distinction that few others can claim: a starring turn in a documentary film shortlisted for an Oscar nomination, as well as an arrest warrant hanging over his head. Amid an unprecedented...
  • Kerry in Egypt for first time since coup against Morsi

    CAIRO – On the eve of the trial of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Egypt Sunday for his first talks here with the military-backed government that overthrew Morsi. Security was extremely tight for the...
  • As Morsi trial nears in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood's roots hold tight

    As Morsi trial nears in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood's roots hold tight
    CAIRO — As the Muslim call to prayer rang out from minarets across Egypt's capital, the bearded men entering a nondescript building on a dusty back street were preparing to engage not only in an act of worship, but an act of defiance. Hole-in-the-...
  • Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt

    Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt
    CAIRO—Secretary of State John F. Kerry paid a brief visit to Egypt on Sunday that was meant to smooth over recent rifts, but laid bare the two countries’ differences over authoritarian practices of the military-backed government that...
  • Egypt: Morsi trial opens, quickly recesses amid protests

    Egypt: Morsi trial opens, quickly recesses amid protests
    CAIRO -- The trial of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi opened Monday but swiftly went into recess because Morsi, confined in a defendant’s cage, refused to wear a prison-issued jumpsuit as ordered by the judge, Egyptian state television...
  • Egypt: Morsi trial begins amid tight security

    CAIRO -- Egypt was on high alert Monday as authorities prepared to stage the politically charged trial of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Morsi, along with 14 other senior figures in his Muslim Brotherhood, faces charges of incitement to...