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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

    Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage
    When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a Brussels gallery last year, he assumed it was a twin of an ancient masterpiece he had examined in Egypt a quarter of a century earlier. The reality was an even...
  • Paying for giant Nile dam itself, Ethiopia thwarts Egypt but takes risks

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile's waters, and may help transform one of the world's poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub. By spurning...
  • Billions needed to upgrade Egypt's power grid as summer crunch looms

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt needs to find at least $5 billion to invest in its dilapidated power grid, a government official told Reuters, highlighting a major challenge for the next president as the country faces the risk of worsening blackouts this summer....
  • Arab League criticizes Syrian election plan

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Holding an election in Syria while civil war rages will only obstruct international efforts to resolve the conflict, the head of the Arab League said on Tuesday. President Bashar al-Assad's government announced on Monday that a...
  • Ex-army chief, leftist to run for Egyptian presidency

    CAIRO (Reuters) - The former army general who toppled Egypt's first freely elected president will face a leftist politician in next month's presidential election, as they were the only candidates to enter, the committee organising the vote said on Sunday....
  • Gunmen kill two Egyptian policemen near Cairo, court jails Islamists

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen killed an Egyptian intelligence officer and a policeman on a road outside Cairo in a late-night firefight, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The armed men fled the scene after shooting dead Captain Ashraf Badeer el-Qazaz of...
  • Bomb blast in Cairo kills police officer: Egyptian state media

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in a Cairo square late on Friday, killing one police officer and wounding another, the Egyptian state newspaper Al Ahram reported on its website. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Since the army toppled...
  • 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...
  • Third Egyptian presidential candidate denies he's running to help Sisi

    CAIRO — It’s not as if Egypt's presidential race is a crowded one. But firebrand pro-army lawyer Mortada Mansour, who declared his candidacy over the weekend, is denying — vehemently — that he is only running in order to stage...
  • Egypt must change its repressive ways

     Egypt must change its repressive ways
    Nine months after Egypt's armed forces overthrew the country's democratically elected president, the leader of that coup has announced that he will seek the presidency in elections next month. But even if army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi receives an...
  • Pianist isn't limited by the size of his hands

     Pianist isn't limited by the size of his hands
    It's an hour before the recital, and the concert hall is dark and empty. In a dressing room behind the stage, Wael Farouk puts on his black tuxedo. He turns toward his wife, so she can fasten the cuffs at the end of his white sleeves. He holds out his...
  • Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed

    Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed
    CAIRO — In the latest sign of Egypt’s growing volatility, a series of blasts went off outside Cairo University on Wednesday, killing a police brigadier general and injuring at least seven people, officials and state media reported. The three...