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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Gunmen kill five Egyptian soldiers at Cairo checkpoint

    Gunmen kill five Egyptian soldiers at Cairo checkpoint
    CAIRO -- Assailants targeted a checkpoint in a northern suburb of Cairo just after Saturday’s dawn prayers, killing at least five soldiers in what the government denounced as a “cowardly terrorist act.” Armed forces spokesman Col....
  • Egyptian prosecutors display seized items in journalists' trial

    Egyptian prosecutors display seized items  in journalists' trial
    CAIRO – Prosecutors in Egypt on Wednesday displayed seized items such as cameras, cables and microphones as evidence in the trial of 20 journalists on terrorism-related charges. Defendants in white prison uniforms looked on from inside a metal...
  • Egypt: American activist is detained in Cairo, says police injured her

    Egypt: American activist is detained in Cairo, says police injured her
    CAIRO — Authorities detained and then turned away a San Francisco-based political activist after she arrived in Egypt with the intention of traveling to the Gaza Strip, Egyptian officials said Tuesday. The activist, Medea Benjamin, boarded a...
  • The Week in Pictures | January 20 – 26, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast is underway, and the waves have not disappointed so far. Only surfers invited to the event can participate, and the event is only...
  • Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial

    CAIRO – In what appears to be an escalating effort to curtail press freedoms in Egypt, prosecutors have referred 20 journalists working for the news channel Al Jazeera, four of them foreigners, to trial on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist...
  • Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges

    Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges
    CAIRO — It was difficult not to read the courtroom scene Tuesday as political metaphor, or perhaps as political theater: Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted Islamist president, pacing and shouting ineffectually in a glassed-in and largely soundproofed...
  • Dutch reporter flees Egypt to escape prosecution

    Dutch reporter flees Egypt to escape prosecution
    CAIRO -- A Dutch reporter left Egypt on Tuesday after learning she was one of four foreign journalists accused by Egyptian prosecutors of terrorism-related charges, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said. Dutch diplomats had held talks with Egyptian...
  • Pictures in the News | January 24, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins on stage at Staples Center Los Angeles, where performers go through rehearsals ahead of Sunday's Grammy show. In neighboring Inglewood, what's left of the shuttered Hollywood Park racetrack goes up for auction this...
  • Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president

    Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s army on Thursday denied that Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi had told a Kuwaiti newspaper that he was running for president, saying any declaration of his candidacy would be made directly and unequivocally to “the great...
  • Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess

    Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess
    CAIRO — Twenty journalists, including four foreigners, went on trial Thursday in Egypt on charges of aiding a terrorist organization, but the proceedings were quickly adjourned until March 5. Only eight of the defendants, including Australian...
  • 20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt

    20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt
    CAIRO -- Egypt is set to put 20 journalists, including four foreigners, on trial Thursday on terror-related charges in a case with ominous implications for freedom of expression under the military-backed interim government. Many rights groups describe...
  • Bomb kills at least 4 on tourist bus in Egypt near Israel's border

    Bomb kills at least 4 on tourist bus in Egypt near Israel's border
    CAIRO — A bomb blast ripped through a bus packed with tourists Sunday, killing at least four people near Egypt's border with Israel, security officials said, in an attack that threatened to damage the tourist economies of both countries. Three...