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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • 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'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...
  • Egypt: Morsi trial delayed after chaotic start

    Egypt: Morsi trial delayed after chaotic start
    CAIRO -- Deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and his co-defendants shouted their defiance at the judge presiding over their trial on charges of incitement to murder, Egyptian television and witnesses said, prompting the judge to adjourn the...
  • Dubai To Fete Egyptian Film Critic Samir Farid With Lifetime Achievement Award

    ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will honour Egyptian film critic Samir Farid with a Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his longstanding passion and support for Arab cinema. Farid, who reviewed films for Variety out of Cairo...
  • In Egypt, ex-President Morsi calls his trial illegitimate

    In Egypt, ex-President Morsi calls his trial illegitimate
    CAIRO — The chaotic scenes and defiant shouts that marked the opening of Mohamed Morsi's trial Monday suggest that Egypt's military-backed government may face a long struggle to bring the deposed Islamist president and his Muslim Brotherhood to...
  • Family of Egypt's deposed leader Mohamed Morsi visit him in prison

    CAIRO — The family of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was allowed to visit him in prison this week for the first time since he was ousted in a military coup this summer. Morsi's wife, Naglaa Ali Mahmoud, told the Associated...