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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Seven Egyptian men sentenced to life for sex attacks, harassment

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Seven Egyptian men were jailed for life on Wednesday for attacking and sexually harassing women during rallies and celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square. The sentences were the longest since the president vowed to crack down on sexual...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case
    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Abbas discussed Gaza ceasefire proposal with Hamas official: MENA

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Hamas political official Moussa Abu Marzouk on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss an Egyptian initiative that has so far failed to halt more than a week of warfare in Gaza, Egypt's state news agency...
  • First Israeli killed as conflict with Hamas intensifies

    First Israeli killed as conflict with Hamas intensifies
    Israel resumed air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after agreeing to an Egyptian-proposed ceasefire deal that failed to get Hamas militants to halt rocket attacks. The week-old conflict seemed to be at a turning point, with Hamas defying Arab and...
  • Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'

    Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'
    Palestinian militants fired more than 140 rockets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to an Israeli-endorsed cease-fire, pressing on with a fight that has already cost the lives of nearly 200 Gaza residents in Israeli airstrikes on the densely...
  • In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East

    In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East
    It's winter 2011, and I am living in Istanbul. I wander old streets in Turkey's cultural capital, past thousand-year-old mosques that were once churches, trying to understand the place that has become my home. Streets day and night are thronged by young...
  • Iran warned of 'last chance' in nuclear talks after deadline missed

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran faced Western pressure on Saturday to make concessions over its atomic activities after it and six world powers failed to meet a July 20 deadline for a deal to end the decade-old dispute but agreed to keep talking. The countries...
  • Arab League calls Israeli attack in Gaza "war crime"

    CAIRO (Reuters) - The head of the Cairo-based Arab League, Nabil el-Araby, described Israeli attacks on Gaza that killed at least 60 Palestinians on Sunday as a "war crime". Palestinian witnesses and officials said at least 62 Palestinians were killed in...
  • Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site

    Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site
    Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...
  • Egypt has no plans to revise its Gaza truce proposal: foreign minister

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has no plans to revise its ceasefire proposal to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which has rejected the initiative, Cairo's foreign minister said on Saturday. "It provides the needs...
  • Egypt confirms death sentences of 10 Muslim Brotherhood members

    CAIRO An Egyptian court Saturday confirmed the death sentences of 10 top members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, on charges of inciting deadly violence last year and blocking a road north of Cairo while protesting the ouster of Islamist president...
  • The woman who created Iraq

    There were 39 English men, diplomats, army officers and Middle East experts — and one English woman — sitting in Cairo in March 1921. They had been convened by Winston Churchill who had taken over the colonial office not long before. The...