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Cairo (Egypt)

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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...
  • Egypt marks anniversary of anti-Mubarak uprising; deadly clashes erupt

    Egypt marks anniversary of anti-Mubarak uprising; deadly clashes erupt
    CAIRO -- Egyptians turned out Saturday to mark the third anniversary of the start of their dramatic Arab Spring uprising against Hosni Mubarak -- with pro-government gatherings going undisturbed by police and anti-government marches broken up by police...
  • L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held

    L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held
    CAIRO -- A young Los Angeles man working in Egypt as a freelance translator and journalist was freed four days after being detained by Egyptian authorities, the U.S. Embassy said Sunday. Jeremy Hodge, 26, had been picked up on Wednesday at his Cairo...
  • Egypt to hold presidential vote by mid-April

    CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed government on Sunday declared its intention to hold presidential elections by mid-April, in what authorities described as a milestone on the path to democracy. The move came amid one of the most sustained crackdowns...
  • Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead

    Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead
    CAIRO -- Officially sanctioned rallies to mark Saturday’s third anniversary of Egypt’s democratic uprising brought highly choreographed displays of fervent nationalism, while security forces meted out harsh punishment to Islamist and secular...
  • Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt

    Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt
    A Los Angeles man working in Cairo as an English-Arabic translator and his Egyptian roommate, a documentary filmmaker, were taken into custody this week amid a sweeping crackdown by the country's military-backed transitional government. It was not...
  • Cairo bomb blast hits bus near university

    Cairo bomb blast hits bus near university
    CAIRO -- An explosive device went off Thursday outside a university campus in the Egyptian capital, injuring at least four people on a passing bus, witnesses said. A short time later, another small blast went off in the area. Officials said the...
  • Egypt's Coptic Christians feel vulnerable amid nation's upheaval

    Egypt's Coptic Christians feel vulnerable amid nation's upheaval
    KERDASA, Egypt — Three times a week without fail, the sound of ancient chants reverberates from the blackened walls of the Church of the Archangel Michael. Once aglow with precious icons and flickering candlelight, the Coptic church outside Cairo...
  • Al Qaeda-linked group says it bombed Egypt police headquarters

    CAIRO -- An Al Qaeda-inspired group that until now had concentrated its attacks in the restive Sinai peninsula claimed responsibility on Wednesday for the bombing of a security headquarters in northern Egypt a day earlier that killed at least 15 people....
  • Egypt: Bomb at local security headquarters kills 15; terrorism blamed

    Egypt: Bomb at local security headquarters kills 15; terrorism blamed
    CAIRO -- A powerful explosion tore through a security headquarters in a city northeast of the Egyptian capital early Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100 others, state media reports said. [Updated, 11:30 a.m. PST Dec. 24: The...
  • Egypt arrests Al Jazeera journalists amid Brotherhood crackdown

    CAIRO -- Four journalists working for Al Jazeera have been arrested by Egyptian authorities, the pan-Arab satellite channel said on its website, in an apparent escalation of Egyptian authorities’ harsh campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • 'The Square' director: 'It became about the fight against fascism'

    'The Square' director: 'It became about the fight against fascism'
    One of the great challenges of making a documentary about current events is that the story continues after the cameras stop rolling. For documentarians, that means they need to make tough decisions about when to stop shooting — and in the case of...