| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:15 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:57 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:24 AM
CAIRO -- As Egypt prepares to mark the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, planned remembrances of what seemed a euphoric moment of national unity are instead putting the country’s angry...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
CAIRO — Even as Egypt came under withering new criticism from international and domestic human rights groups, interim President Adly Mansour on Thursday credited his military-backed government with bringing about "an end to the police state."
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:32 AM
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.
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:37 AM
CAIRO - An Egyptian judge Saturday threw out a legal complaint against Nobel laureate and prominent former diplomat Mohamed El Baradei, who had been accused of breaching the public trust for quitting as vice president to protest a violent crackdown on the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:19 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:01 AM
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...