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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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.”...
  • As Gaza death toll rises, so do diplomatic efforts to end the crisis

    As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....
  • No breakthroughs as Kerry joins talks for Gaza cease-fire

    No breakthroughs as Kerry joins talks for Gaza cease-fire
    Diplomatic efforts to achieve a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip yielded no apparent breakthrough on Tuesday, but Secretary of State John F. Kerry reiterated U.S. support for an Egyptian-authored truce initiative, while also opening the door to wider...
  • Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'

    Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'
    Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighboring...
  • Palestinians propose Gaza truce followed by five-day talks: Fatah official

    CAIRO (Reuters) - The Palestinian leadership proposed to Egypt a plan for a Gaza ceasefire to be followed by five days of negotiations to stop fighting between Palestinians and Israel, Palestinian official Azzam al-Ahmed told reporters in Cairo on...
  • Palestinos proponen una tregua en Gaza seguida por cinco días de negociación: partido Fatah

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - El liderazgo palestino propuso el martes a Egipto un plan para declarar un cese al fuego en Gaza que estaría seguido por cinco días de negociaciones para detener los enfrentamientos en la región, dijo a periodistas el martes el...
  • Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

    Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress. In a blow...