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  • In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run

     In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run
    CAIRO — Three years after the revolution that toppled a dictator, Egypt looks to be back where it started. A strongman fell; a strongman rises. On Monday, the country's top generals gave their blessing to a presidential run by army chief Abdel...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Egypt's Luxor Fest Kicks Off With 'Excuse My French' And No 'The Square' In Sight

    ROME - Despite ongoing turbulence in Egypt, the Luxor Egyptian and European Festival kicked off its second edition on Sunday with the world preem of helmer Amr Salama's potentially button-pushing black comedy "Excuse My French" and the notable absence...
  • Egyptian government opens new court cases against Morsi, others

    CAIRO -- In a blunt new assertion of prosecutorial powers, Egyptian officials said Sunday that two dozen figures from across the political spectrum -- deposed president Mohamed Morsi among them -- would stand trial for insulting the judiciary. The move,...
  • Prominent Egyptian academic dismayed by spying charges against him

    CAIRO -- An internationally known Egyptian academic expressed dismay and disbelief Thursday over being charged with espionage, one of a string of recent court cases targeting public intellectuals, liberal activists and journalists. Emad Shahin, a...
  • Egypt: Attack in Nile Delta leaves three police officers dead

    Egypt: Attack in Nile Delta leaves three police officers dead
    CAIRO — Masked gunmen opened fire on a security checkpoint in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, killing three police officers, Egyptian authorities said. In a statement on its Facebook page, Egypt’s interior ministry said security forces...
  • Egypt: Tensions rise as trial of ousted President Mohamed Morsi looms

    Egypt: Tensions rise as trial of ousted President Mohamed Morsi looms
    CAIRO -- From staid legal chambers to the kung fu arena, political tensions are heightening as Egyptian authorities prepare to put the country’s first democratically elected president, Islamist Mohamed Morsi, on trial. With court proceedings...
  • Egypt forces make new Muslim Brotherhood arrest

    CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces on Wednesday arrested one of the last senior Muslim Brotherhood figures still at large, the latest sign of authorities’ determination to continue cracking down on the Islamist organization. Essam El-Erian, a top...
  • In Egypt, popular TV satirist pulled from the air

    In Egypt, popular TV satirist pulled from the air
    CAIRO -- Apparently there is nothing funny about politics in Egypt these days. A wildly popular “Daily Show”-type satire program was yanked from the air at the last minute Friday night, with the private channel that carries the show citing...