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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Tight security in Cairo on anniversary of Egyptian president's ouster

    Tight security in Cairo on anniversary of Egyptian president's ouster
    Police and soldiers clamped a tight security lid on sensitive sites in the capital and elsewhere on Thursday, the one-year anniversary of the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Scattered clashes between protesters and security forces left at...
  • 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...
  • Three Islamist protesters killed in Cairo: security sources

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Three Islamist protesters were killed on Friday during clashes between police and demonstrators in Cairo, Egyptian security sources said. The men died from bullet wounds during clashes between a few hundred protesters and police in...
  • The world needs a freer, better Egypt

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, Aug. 14: Egypt, the heart of the Arab world, could and should be a major player today in finding resolution to all of the chaos and violence in the Middle East today. Instead, it...
  • Egypt rallies mark crackdown's anniversary; 3 killed, scores arrested

    Egypt rallies mark crackdown's anniversary; 3 killed, scores arrested
    For many Egyptians, Thursday marked the start of a searing anniversary. At least three people were killed and more than 100 arrested in confrontations between protesters and Egyptian security forces on the first anniversary of the bloody dispersal of...
  • Gaza truce holds as the two sides talk in Cairo

    Gaza truce holds as the two sides talk in Cairo
    After a shaky start, a new temporary truce in the Gaza Strip appeared to be holding Thursday. The two sides, which have been holding indirect talks in Cairo, agreed late Wednesday to a five-day cease-fire, according to Palestinian negotiators and the...
  • Gaza truce holds up for 2nd day as talks continue in Cairo

    The truce between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip held Tuesday for the second day as Egyptians continued to mediate indirect talks aimed at a more lasting cease-fire. Official information about the talks was scant. Progress was being made but...
  • Renewed Israel, Palestinian truce off to shaky start

    Renewed Israel, Palestinian truce off to shaky start
    Israel and the Palestinians renewed a truce that had largely tempered a five-week-old war, but the deal got off to a shaky start on Thursday with rockets from Gaza slamming into Israel and Israel retaliating with air strikes. Hamas, which denied...
  • Hamas and Israel extend cease-fire by five days

    Hamas and Israel extend cease-fire by five days
    Warring parties in the Gaza Strip agreed to extend their cease-fire by five more days, negotiators announced late Wednesday, moments before a previous truce was due to expire. But the brinkmanship — and a brief flare-up of hostilities —...
  • Negociaciones de cese al fuego en Gaza son "difíciles", pero tregua se mantiene

    GAZA/EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Las negociaciones para acabar con la guerra que se prolonga desde hace un mes entre Israel y milicianos islamistas en Gaza son "difíciles", dijeron delegados palestinos el martes, mientras que un funcionario israelí afirmó que...
  • Israel, Palestinians begin talks on permanent truce in Gaza Strip

    Israel, Palestinians begin talks on permanent truce in Gaza Strip
    As a three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip held Monday, Israeli negotiators returned to Cairo for talks with Egyptian officials and indirect discussions with Palestinian militants about a permanent truce and long-term arrangements. There were reports...
  • Israeli group may go to Cairo for talks if truce with Hamas holds

    Israeli group may go to Cairo for talks if truce with Hamas holds
    Israel and Palestinian militants agreed to a new 72-hour cease-fire beginning at midnight Sunday, and an Israeli delegation was expected to travel to Cairo on Monday if it held in its first hours. True to form, rocket fire aimed at Israel from the...