| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The meeting lasted all of half an hour, and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah did not even leave his plane, parked on the tarmac at Cairo's international airport.
But the brief encounter Friday night between the Saudi monarch and Egypt's newly inaugurated...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Striking a defiant tone amid a cascade of international criticism, President Abdel Fattah Sisi declared Tuesday that he would not intercede in the case of three journalists for Al Jazeera who were sentenced a day earlier to lengthy prison terms.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:49 AM
There were 39 English men, diplomats, army officers and Middle East experts — and one English woman — sitting in Cairo in March 1921.
They had been convened by Winston Churchill who had taken over the colonial office not long before. The...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:21 AM
EL CAIRO (Reuters) - El presidente egipcio, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi dijo que esperaba que los periodistas de Al Jazeera encarcelados, condenados por ayudar a "un grupo terrorista", hubieran sido deportados y no enjuiciados, reportó el lunes un periódico....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:56 PM
At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets struck deeper than ever before into Israel.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:15 PM
An Egyptian teenager accused of illegally protesting his country's government has defected to the United States after attending an international science fair for high school students in Los Angeles.
Abdullah Assem, 17, decided not to board a Cairo-bound...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Hatem Zaghloul is just 17 and sentenced to die, one of 529 defendants an Egyptian judge condemned en masse two months ago in the killing of a single policeman, a case that has stirred disbelief and dismay both at home and abroad. Now his fearful father,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| May 21, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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...