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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • 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...
  • On Libya attacks, Romney has a point

    On Libya attacks, Romney has a point
    The attack on the American consulate in Libya that left four dead, including our ambassador to that country, Chris Stevens, is outrageous and deplorable. The senseless loss of life there should be a cause of mourning for Americans, not a flash point in...
  • Muslim leaders in Maryland condemn attacks

    Events such as the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt that left four Americans dead make Hasan Jalisi's work more difficult. As president of the Maryland Muslim Council, the Baltimore County surgeon works with Christian, Jewish...
  • 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,...
  • Chemist questioned in London bombings

    CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian police were interrogating a 33-year-old biochemist last night who was seized in connection with last week's London bombings, as relatives denied that he had anything to do with the deadly suicide blasts. Cairo police seized...
  • Blair lashes out at 'evil ideology' at work in London bomb attacks

    LONDON - As the investigation into the London bombings fanned out to Pakistan, Egypt, Jamaica and the United States, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed yesterday to confront the "evil ideology" of Islamic fanaticism that has inflicted despair on every...
  • Kerry in Egypt for more talks on action against Islamic State

    Kerry in Egypt for more talks on action against Islamic State
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Cairo on Saturday, continuing a U.S. push to build a coalition against the militants of the Islamic State and extract commitments for specific steps to be taken by allies taking part. Ten Arab states,...
  • Hours-long power outage in Egypt strands commuters, disrupts capital

    An hours-long power outage in the Egyptian capital and elsewhere in the country on Thursday stranded commuters, disrupted TV broadcasts and trapped a small but unlucky cohort in elevators as daytime temperatures topped 100 degrees. Compounding the...
  • Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire and new talks

    JERUSALEM Israel and the militant Islamist group Hamas halted mutual attacks Tuesday evening after agreeing to an indefinite cease-fire to end seven weeks of fighting. The two sides accepted a proposal by Egyptian mediators for an immediate halt of...
  • Wife of imprisoned aide to Egypt's Mursi brings case to U.N.

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The Canadian wife of an ex-aide to Egyptian Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, whose husband has been detained more than 400 days in solitary confinement, says she has brought a case to the United Nations this week, seeking support for...
  • Israel to allow humanitarian aid and reconstruction materials into Gaza

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Israel has agreed to open its borders with Gaza to allow humanitarian aid and reconstruction materials into the Palestinian enclave, Egypt's foreign ministry said in a statement. Indirect talks between Israel and the Palestinians on...