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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • 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...
  • Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists for 7 years, supporters stunned

    Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists for 7 years, supporters stunned
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organization" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country's respect for media...
  • In Egypt, Kerry says Iraqis should decide who leads them

    In Egypt, Kerry says Iraqis should decide who leads them
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry, on a Mideast mission to help stave off the unraveling of Iraq, said Sunday it was up to the Iraqi people to decide who should lead them – but pointedly noted wishes across the Iraqi political spectrum to “...
  • 10 get death penalty in Egypt's latest mass sentencing

    10 get death penalty in Egypt's latest mass sentencing
    Ten supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood were simultaneously sentenced to death on Saturday in the latest mass capital verdict by an Egyptian criminal court -- a judicial practice that has drawn increasing international criticism. Human rights groups,...
  • Gaza death toll reaches 145; U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire

    Gaza death toll reaches 145; U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire
    An Israeli air strike on the home of Gaza's police chief killed 18 people on Saturday, Gaza's health ministry said, and Hamas fired the largest salvo of rockets yet on Tel Aviv since the start of the Jewish state's offensive in the Palestinian enclave. ...
  • Israel and Palestinians continue to trade strikes

    Despite a unanimous appeal from U.N. Security Council members, Israel and Palestinian militants traded more airstrikes and rocket fire Saturday, with at least one mosque and a center for the disabled among the latest structures hit in the Gaza Strip....
  • 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...
  • Kerry in Iraq to push for a new government as militants gain ground

    Kerry in Iraq to push for a new government as militants gain ground
    As insurgents grabbed another key town from Iraqi forces, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday to push for the speedy formation of a new government that could pull the country back from the brink of...
  • 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...
  • Despite ridicule, Egypt pushes ahead with AIDS, hepatitis 'cure'

    Egypt’s military on Saturday pressed ahead with promotion of a fanciful device it claims can diagnose and cure AIDS and hepatitis, announcing that it would be tested in the next six months on larger numbers of patients in army hospitals. It was...