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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Egypt's Tahrir Square dream fades as Sisi builds power

    CAIRO (Reuters) - In a courthouse near Cairo, a peremptory message hangs above the judge presiding over one of a series of trials involving Egypt's briefly powerful and now almost impotent Muslim Brotherhood. "In the name of God the Merciful", it reads,...
  • Egyptian approves draft law barring challenges to contracts

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet approved a draft investment law on Thursday that prevents third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and an investor, two government officials said, a move that could boost the struggling...
  • Egypt woman professor targets young in bid to save Brotherhood

    CAIRO (Reuters) - With a spare bed always ready for friends on the run, Wafaa Hefny is not your average English literature professor. In her spare time, the 47-year-old veiled academic is trying to save the Muslim Brotherhood, the outlawed group that...
  • 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...
  • Buried bombs outside Cairo University kill top police official

    CAIRO Bomb blasts Wednesday near Cairo University killed a brigadier general and wounded five other people, resurrecting fears that a violent campaign against government forces will grow as Egypt approaches presidential elections. Ajnad Misr, or Soldiers...
  • Egypt current account swings back into deficit

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's current account recorded a deficit of $755.8 million in the six months ending December, swinging back into the red after billions of dollars of Gulf aid helped it record a surplus in the three months ending September. The...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION SEATTLE State regulators have been using outdated boundaries to restrict logging above the Snohomish County slope that collapsed March 22, failing to incorporate newer research that would have protected a swath of land that wound up being clear-...
  • Egyptian court lets Al-Jazeera journalists speak but not go free

    CAIRO An Egyptian court held its fourth session Monday in the criminal case against three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of fabricating news and running a terror cell on behalf of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood. But when the prosecution failed for...
  • Al menos tres personas mueren en enfrentamientos en El Cairo

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Al menos tres personas murieron en unos enfrentamientos el viernes en El Cairo en medio de protestas de los Hermanos Musulmanes días después de que cientos de sus partidarios fueran sentenciados a muerte, dijeron fuentes oficiales....