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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,...
  • Egypt renews truce call as Israel intensifies Gaza offensive

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt renewed its call for a truce to end the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on Friday and France asked Qatar to use its influence with the Palestinian movement to reach a ceasefire. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri,...
  • Egypt says Qatar, Turkey and Hamas hurt Gaza ceasefire bid

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister accused Qatar, Turkey and Hamas on Thursday of conspiring to undermine Cairo's efforts to bring about a ceasefire between the Palestinian militant group and Israel in Gaza, Egypt's state news agency reported....
  • Israel sends troops into Gaza after cease-fire talks fail

    JERUSALEM Israeli infantry and armored forces launched a ground push into the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, escalating an offensive against the Islamist militant group Hamas after efforts to broker a cease-fire failed to achieve a breakthrough. The...
  • Egypt's Gaza truce move highlights bid to break Islamists

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's attempts to pressure Hamas into accepting a truce plan offering few concessions for the group to end the latest fighting with Israel show Cairo's determination to finish the job it began at home - crushing Islamists it sees as...
  • 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...