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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Hamas keeps up rocket attacks after Israel agrees to cease-fire

    Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk. Prime...
  • Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire; talks in Cairo to follow

    JERUSALEM Israel and Hamas agreed Thursday to a 72-hour "humanitarian cease-fire" in the fighting in Gaza that's to be followed by immediate negotiations on a durable truce, the first sign that diplomacy finally may bring an end to three weeks of...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case
    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Israel y Hamas acuerdan un cese al fuego humanitario de 72 horas

    WASHINGTON/NUEVA DELHI (Reuters) - Israel y el grupo Hamas acordaron una tregua humanitaria de 72 horas en Gaza, informaron el jueves el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, y el secretario de estado de Estados Unidos, John Kerry. El cese del...
  • Ataques de Israel contra Gaza dejan 21 palestinos muertos

    GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - Los ataques israelíes dejaron al menos 21 palestinos muertos en la Franja de Gaza en la mañana del miércoles, que el Estado hebreo dijo estaban dirigidos contra milicianos islamistas en decenas de lugares en el enclave costero,...
  • CaiRollers: Egypt’s first female roller derby team instills a sense of unity

     
    “Girls in Egypt, in their daily lives, are not expected to be violent or aggressive,” the 22-year-old Egyptian woman said. “They are expected to be good mannered… but in roller derby, it’s a rebellious sport.”...
  • Three Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted To Prison Terms In Egypt

    A Cairo court on Monday convicted three Al Jazeera English journalists on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood in the ruling of a closely watched case discussed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday during his state visit with new...
  • Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site

    Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site
    Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...
  • Kerry walks line seeking Egypt's backing while raising rights issues

    It was a fine line to walk: urging greater respect for human rights in repression-haunted Egypt while seeking to solidify ties with an important Mideast ally as the region grimly battens down amid a time of tumult. Sunday’s hours-long visit to...
  • Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood

    Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood
    Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital since President Abdel Fattah Sisi,...
  • 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...