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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • 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...
  • Kerry in Egypt for first time since coup against Morsi

    CAIRO – On the eve of the trial of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Egypt Sunday for his first talks here with the military-backed government that overthrew Morsi. Security was extremely tight for the...
  • Egypt's referendum appears to be big winner amid light turnout

    Egypt's referendum appears to be big winner amid light turnout
    CAIRO -- In a lopsided margin reminiscent of elections held during ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak’s decades of rule, unofficial results on Thursday indicated that Egypt’s new constitution was approved by nearly 98% of voters. The military-...
  • REVIEW: 'The Square' ★★★★

    REVIEW: 'The Square' ★★★&#9733
    "The Square" bears witness to history in an articulate, thoughtful and intensely dramatic way. A compelling inside look at the cascading series of revolutions and counterrevolutions that have shaken Egypt since the beginning of 2011, it wouldn't exist...
  • Oscar-nominated Egyptian documentary 'The Square' can't be seen in Egypt

    Oscar-nominated Egyptian documentary 'The Square' can't be seen in Egypt
    CAIRO -- An acclaimed documentary tracing the dramatic arc of Egypt’s uprising against Hosni Mubarak and the tumultuous events that followed received an Oscar nomination on Thursday -- but most Egyptians haven’t had the chance to see it....
  • Egyptian authorities claim high turnout in vote on constitution

    Egyptian authorities claim high turnout in vote on constitution
    CAIRO -- Egyptians went to the polls Wednesday for a second and final day of balloting on a new constitution, with authorities claiming initial indications of a strong turnout they held up as proof voters had rejected a boycott call by the Muslim...
  • '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...
  • Egyptian authorities probe Muppet-style ad for terror links

    Egyptian authorities probe Muppet-style ad for terror links
    CAIRO -- Officials of an Egyptian telecommunications provider have been summoned by state prosecutors for questioning in connection with allegations that Muppet-like characters in one of the company's advertisements made coded references to acts of...
  • At least 13 dead in Egypt as protesters and police clash

    At least 13 dead in Egypt as protesters and police clash
    CAIRO -- Police officers battled protesters in the streets of several Egyptian cities during what Muslim Brotherhood supporters called the “Friday of igniting revolution,” with the Health Ministry reporting at least 13 people dead and 57...
  • Al Jazeera says Egypt has extended detention of 3 of its journalists

    CAIRO -- Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera said Thursday that three of its journalists, detained by Egyptian authorities on Dec. 29, had been remanded to an additional 15 days in custody. The three, two of whom hold foreign passports, have been accused...
  • EXCLUSIVA-Tras aplastar a Hermanos Musulmanes, Egipto pone la vista sobre Hamas

    Después de aplastar a los Hermanos Musulmanes en el país, los gobernantes militares de Egipto planean socavar al grupo palestino Hamas, que gobierna a la vecina Franja de Gaza, dijeron funcionarios de seguridad de alto rango a Reuters. El objetivo,...
  • Egypt's vote on new constitution is far from clear-cut

     Egypt's vote on new constitution is far from clear-cut
    CAIRO — The question on the ballot is straightforward: yes or no to a new constitution. But Egypt's military-backed government has a far more ambitious agenda for a nationwide referendum beginning Tuesday. In power for just over six months, the...