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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case
    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site

    Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site
    Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...
  • Israel warns of 'harsh strikes' if Hamas rocket attacks resume

    Israel warns of 'harsh strikes' if Hamas rocket attacks resume
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday any deal on Gaza's future had to meet Israel's security needs, warning Hamas it faced "harsh strikes" if it resumed firing into the Jewish state. With a five-day ceasefire due to expire late Monday,...
  • As Gaza death toll rises, so do diplomatic efforts to end the crisis

    As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....
  • No breakthroughs as Kerry joins talks for Gaza cease-fire

    No breakthroughs as Kerry joins talks for Gaza cease-fire
    Diplomatic efforts to achieve a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip yielded no apparent breakthrough on Tuesday, but Secretary of State John F. Kerry reiterated U.S. support for an Egyptian-authored truce initiative, while also opening the door to wider...
  • Palestinos proponen una tregua en Gaza seguida por cinco días de negociación: partido Fatah

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - El liderazgo palestino propuso el martes a Egipto un plan para declarar un cese al fuego en Gaza que estaría seguido por cinco días de negociaciones para detener los enfrentamientos en la región, dijo a periodistas el martes el...
  • Israel y Hamas acuerdan un cese al fuego humanitario de 72 horas

    WASHINGTON/NUEVA DELHI (Reuters) - Israel y el grupo Hamas acordaron una tregua humanitaria de 72 horas en Gaza, informaron el jueves el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, y el secretario de estado de Estados Unidos, John Kerry. El cese del...
  • Ataques de Israel contra Gaza dejan 21 palestinos muertos

    GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - Los ataques israelíes dejaron al menos 21 palestinos muertos en la Franja de Gaza en la mañana del miércoles, que el Estado hebreo dijo estaban dirigidos contra milicianos islamistas en decenas de lugares en el enclave costero,...
  • CaiRollers: Egypt’s first female roller derby team instills a sense of unity

     
    “Girls in Egypt, in their daily lives, are not expected to be violent or aggressive,” the 22-year-old Egyptian woman said. “They are expected to be good mannered… but in roller derby, it’s a rebellious sport.”...
  • Egypt fuel prices soar up to 70%, exasperating the public

    Egypt fuel prices soar up to 70%, exasperating the public
    The Egyptian government trimmed its energy subsidies Saturday, causing fuel prices to soar and motorists to stew. The cabinet's cuts increased prices Saturday for gas and diesel, in some cases by almost 70%. The action was part of a package of austerity...
  • Gaza talks reconvene in Cairo; truce could expire Monday night

    Gaza talks reconvene in Cairo; truce could expire Monday night
    Israeli and Palestinian delegations reconvened in Cairo on Sunday to continue Egyptian-mediated talks for a long-term cease-fire to end the Gaza crisis. Egypt is trying to secure the parties’ agreement to a proposal it hopes could be a bridge...
  • Netanyahu dice no se inmuta por advertencias de Hamas en conversaciones por fin guerra en Gaza

    GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - El primer ministro israelí, Benjamin Netanyahu, dijo el domingo que cualquier acuerdo sobre el futuro de Gaza debe estar sujeto a las necesidades de seguridad del Estado judío y advirtió que Hamas se enfrenta a duros ataques...