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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • President Obama seeks to bolster ties with Saudi Arabia

    ROME — After spending four days in Europe dealing with the crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Obama now turns to a diplomatic challenge of another sort: trying to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia without making the longtime U.S....
  • Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed

    Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed
    CAIRO — In the latest sign of Egypt’s growing volatility, a series of blasts went off outside Cairo University on Wednesday, killing a police brigadier general and injuring at least seven people, officials and state media reported. The three...
  • L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held

    L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held
    CAIRO -- A young Los Angeles man working in Egypt as a freelance translator and journalist was freed four days after being detained by Egyptian authorities, the U.S. Embassy said Sunday. Jeremy Hodge, 26, had been picked up on Wednesday at his Cairo...
  • Egypt must change its repressive ways

     Egypt must change its repressive ways
    Nine months after Egypt's armed forces overthrew the country's democratically elected president, the leader of that coup has announced that he will seek the presidency in elections next month. But even if army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi receives an...
  • Third Egyptian presidential candidate denies he's running to help Sisi

    CAIRO — It’s not as if Egypt's presidential race is a crowded one. But firebrand pro-army lawyer Mortada Mansour, who declared his candidacy over the weekend, is denying — vehemently — that he is only running in order to stage...
  • Egypt to hold presidential vote by mid-April

    CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed government on Sunday declared its intention to hold presidential elections by mid-April, in what authorities described as a milestone on the path to democracy. The move came amid one of the most sustained crackdowns...
  • Egypt marks anniversary of anti-Mubarak uprising; deadly clashes erupt

    Egypt marks anniversary of anti-Mubarak uprising; deadly clashes erupt
    CAIRO -- Egyptians turned out Saturday to mark the third anniversary of the start of their dramatic Arab Spring uprising against Hosni Mubarak -- with pro-government gatherings going undisturbed by police and anti-government marches broken up by police...
  • In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run

     In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run
    CAIRO — Three years after the revolution that toppled a dictator, Egypt looks to be back where it started. A strongman fell; a strongman rises. On Monday, the country's top generals gave their blessing to a presidential run by army chief Abdel...
  • Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges

    Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges
    CAIRO — It was difficult not to read the courtroom scene Tuesday as political metaphor, or perhaps as political theater: Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted Islamist president, pacing and shouting ineffectually in a glassed-in and largely soundproofed...
  • Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial

    CAIRO – In what appears to be an escalating effort to curtail press freedoms in Egypt, prosecutors have referred 20 journalists working for the news channel Al Jazeera, four of them foreigners, to trial on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist...
  • Dutch reporter flees Egypt to escape prosecution

    Dutch reporter flees Egypt to escape prosecution
    CAIRO -- A Dutch reporter left Egypt on Tuesday after learning she was one of four foreign journalists accused by Egyptian prosecutors of terrorism-related charges, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said. Dutch diplomats had held talks with Egyptian...
  • Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president

    Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s army on Thursday denied that Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi had told a Kuwaiti newspaper that he was running for president, saying any declaration of his candidacy would be made directly and unequivocally to “the great...