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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill
    When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home. And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
  • Giving up the body: a sweet sacrifice

    Giving up the body: a sweet sacrifice
    Oh, the physical sacrifices I make for my job as a journalist. True, I have never been assaulted by a mob in Cairo's Tahrir Square, as CBS' Lara Logan was. And I've never been injured by a bomb, as happened to ABC's Bob Woodruff and CBS' Kimberly Dozier...
  • The uncertain future of the Arab Spring

    The uncertain future of the Arab Spring
    The killing of two dozen unarmed Coptic Christians — and the wounding of hundreds of others — by Egyptian security forces and Muslim extremists in Cairo this week has thrown a dark shadow over the country's prospects for a peaceful...
  • Baltimore man imprisoned in Libya to arrive at BWI Saturday

    Matthew VanDyke — the Baltimore writer and filmmaker who was jailed in Libya for nearly six months and then remained to aid rebels seeking to overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi — is scheduled to return home Saturday. VanDyke, 32, is set to...
  • The revolution betrayed

    The revolution betrayed
    The high hopes of the Egyptian people for a peaceful transition to democracy are being thwarted by the brutal tactics of the country's military rulers, who in recent days have launched a bloody campaign of repression against protesters demanding an...
  • Super-friendly Boheme Cafe still pleases

    Super-friendly Boheme Cafe still pleases
    There's a wide and shady plaza in front of the RTKL's still-handsome 400 E. Pratt St. building that was once one of my favorite downtown eating spots. I don't get over there much anymore, but I was glad to see the Boheme Cafe still fronting the plaza,...
  • Bombs wound three policemen in Cairo

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Two bomb attacks wounded three policemen in central Cairo on Tuesday, a security source and state television said. A policeman was wounded when a bomb exploded near a police car around 10:30 p.m. (2130 GMT), the security source said....
  • Former Egyptian finance minister detained in France: report

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was detained in Paris on Monday on an international warrant over corruption charges relating to his time in former President Hosni Mubarak's government, the state news agency...
  • Student killed in opposition protest at Cairo University: medic

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A student was killed on Monday in clashes between police and Muslim Brotherhood supporters at Cairo University, a medic said, in a protest called by the Islamist opposition against the army-backed government. Security forces fired...
  • Egypt arrests alleged 'terrorist' who fought in Syria

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt, the state news agency reported on Sunday. The Egyptian prosecutor's office in Suez City ordered the arrest of Wael Ahmed Abdel...
  • Egypt violence kills three; group names suicide bomber

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Two members of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed in an exchange of gunfire with Egyptian security forces in the Nile Delta on Friday, the Interior Ministry said, and the Islamist group said another of its supporters was shot dead in...
  • Policía egipcia dice mata a dos miembros de los Hermanos Musulmanes en un tiroteo

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Dos miembros de los Hermanos Musulmanes murieron el viernes en un tiroteo con las fuerzas de seguridad en el Delta del Nilo, al norte de El Cairo, dijo el Ministerio del Interior. Los hombres eran parte de un grupo que había abierto...