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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Egypt's president says diplomacy by U.S., others fails to end crisis

    Egypt's president says diplomacy by U.S., others fails to end crisis
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s acting president announced Wednesday that diplomatic efforts to resolve the nation’s political crisis have failed, raising the prospect of renewed violence and a crackdown on thousands of Islamist protesters supporting deposed...
  • Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise

    CAIRO — After weeks of deadly clashes, Egypt’s military-backed government and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi may be edging toward a compromise that could ease the latest unrest threatening the nation’s erratic path...
  • Sky News cameraman Mick Deane among journalists killed in Egypt

    A cameraman for the British broadcaster Sky News and a reporter for a United Arab Emirates-based newspaper were among scores killed Wednesday in Egypt, where security forces clashed with supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi. Sky News said...
  • Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt

    Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt
    Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tawakul Karman, was turned away at Cairo's airport Sunday when she arrived with the intention of joining protests against the military coup that toppled President Mohamed Morsi. According to various news accounts,...
  • White House calls for restraint in Egypt amid deadly clashes

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. -- The U.S. “strongly condemns” the violent clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters and repeats its call for the interim government in Cairo to use restraint, the White House said Wednesday. But White House...
  • Egypt crisis: U.S. envoy meets with jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader

    Egypt crisis: U.S. envoy meets with jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader
    CAIRO -- International efforts to resolve Egypt’s political crisis have intensified, including a prison meeting early Monday between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who faces murder charges...
  • Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists

    Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists
    CAIRO -- Two senior Republican senators visiting Egypt on Tuesday urged the military-backed government to release jailed Muslim Brotherhood leaders and defuse political tensions between Islamists and the nation’s largely secular security forces....
  • Egyptian security forces move in on protests; deaths reported

    CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces firing tear gas moved early Wednesday to break up anti-government protests as supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi fired slingshots and hurled rocks at advancing police while military helicopters skimmed the...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Cairo Drive'

    Anyone who's spent time amid the energizing chaos of Cairo knows there's a set of rules for driving, chief of which is, "if there is space, occupy it." Sherief Elkatsha's boisterous docu "Cairo Drive" is a bitingly comical portrait of the capital as...
  • State of emergency canceled in Egypt

    State of emergency canceled in Egypt
    CAIRO — Egypt declared an end to its state of emergency Tuesday, nearly three months after it was imposed in the midst of nationwide protests that followed the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The government announcement came after an...