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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring

     Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring
    Three and a half years ago, the world was riveted by massive crowds of youths mobilizing in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand an end to Egypt's dreary police state. We watched transfixed as a movement first ignited in Tunisia spread from one part of Egypt...
  • Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many

    Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many
    Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify. The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
  • Serie de pequeñas explosiones en El Cairo deja ocho heridos

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Ocho personas resultaron heridas el miércoles por la mañana en el norte de El Cairo cuando explosivos de fabricación casera explotaron en cuatro estaciones de metro y un tribunal, en los primeros ataques en la capital egipcia desde...
  • Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood

    Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood
    Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital since President Abdel Fattah Sisi,...
  • Kerry lands in Cairo with an eye on Iraq's conflict

    In Egypt, Kerry says Iraqis should decide who leads them
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry, on a Mideast mission to help stave off the unraveling of Iraq, said Sunday it was up to the Iraqi people to decide who should lead them – but pointedly noted wishes across the Iraqi political spectrum to “...
  • CANNES: Cairo Festival Revamps Operations

    After a period of hiatus due to Egypt's political turbulence the Cairo Film Festival is back with a new director, a new concept and a new time slot. The 36th edition of Cairo, which is the oldest fest in the Arab and African worlds belonging to...
  • Abdel Fattah Sisi, Egypt's likely new leader, faces economic deja vu

    With Egypt's former defense chief Abdel Fattah Sisi on a glide path to the presidency, virtually every day brings an ominous new sign of what is likely to emerge as the greatest threat to his rule. And it's not his archenemy, the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' makes for compelling reading

    Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' makes for compelling reading
    She hasn't decided yet. Or if she has, she's not telling. But if Hillary Rodham Clinton does run for president in 2016, her new book "Hard Choices," a chronicle of her four years as secretary of State, leaves no room for doubt about how she might...
  • 10 get death penalty in Egypt's latest mass sentencing

    10 get death penalty in Egypt's latest mass sentencing
    Ten supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood were simultaneously sentenced to death on Saturday in the latest mass capital verdict by an Egyptian criminal court -- a judicial practice that has drawn increasing international criticism. Human rights groups,...
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  • Egypt Denies Visa For Syrian Helmer Mohamed Malas To Head Ismailia Fest Jury

    Prominent Syrian auteur Mohamed Malas ("Ladder To Damascus") is being denied an entry visa into Egypt where he had been invited to preside the jury at the Ismailia Intl. Film Festival. An Ismailia fest rep said Egyptian authorities have not commented...
  • Egypt's Hosni Mubarak, sons sentenced in graft case

    Opulent palaces, lavish mansions: For years, Hosni Mubarak and his family enriched themselves at the Egyptian public's expense. Now the fallen dictator and his two sons have been handed prison sentences. Mubarak and his sons were convicted Wednesday...