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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Clashes mar vote on Egypt's proposed constitution; 11 killed

    Clashes mar vote on Egypt's proposed constitution; 11 killed
    CAIRO -- Until the early-morning explosion that jolted his wife and children from their beds, Waleed Abdel Salem hadn’t even planned to vote in Egypt’s constitutional referendum. But by midmorning  Tuesday, the first of two days of voting,...
  • Egypt votes on new constitution; Muslim Brotherhood urges boycott

    CAIRO -- Amid heavy security, Egyptians went to the polls Tuesday to vote on a new constitution -- the first major step in what the military-led government calls a path to democracy. In some locales, long lines of voters had already formed when...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Egyptian authorities postpone Morsi trial

    Egyptian authorities postpone Morsi trial
    CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities on Wednesday abruptly called off a court appearance by deposed president Mohamed Morsi, saying bad weather prevented a helicopter flight from his prison in northern Egypt to the heavily guarded police complex in the capital...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Egypt special police raid office of civil rights group

    Egypt special police raid office of civil rights group
    CAIRO — In a move that heightened concerns over freedom of expression and other individual rights in Egypt, special police forces raided a human rights center’s office in Cairo. Six people were arrested and three computers confiscated in the...
  • Curfew imposed in South Sudan after apparent coup attempt

    CAIRO -- South Sudan President Salva Kiir announced an overnight curfew for civilians Monday after what he characterized as a failed coup attempt. Barrages of gunfire broke out at two presidential guard barracks in the capital, Juba, in the early...