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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Egypt president defends government amid criticism

    Egypt president defends government amid criticism
    CAIRO — Even as Egypt came under withering new criticism from international and domestic human rights groups, interim President Adly Mansour on Thursday credited his military-backed government with bringing about "an end to the police state." In a...
  • 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...
  • High-ranking Egyptian police official killed by car bomb

    High-ranking Egyptian police official killed by car bomb
    CAIRO -- In the latest strike by suspected militants against a senior Egyptian security official, a police brigadier general was killed Wednesday by a bomb planted under his car, state media reported. The attack in a western suburb of Cairo again...
  • Blast kills 3, wounds dozens at Cairo security building

    CAIRO -- A strong explosion rocked a security headquarters in downtown Cairo, and state television reported at least three people were killed and 35 injured. The blast came on the eve of a holiday honoring the police. Attacks against security forces...
  • Bombing at Egyptian police building damages nearby Islamic museum

    Bombing at Egyptian police building damages nearby Islamic museum
    CAIRO -- One of Egypt’s loveliest but lesser-known museums was a casualty of a powerful bomb on Friday targeting a police headquarters directly across the street. The stately 19th century Museum of Islamic Art in downtown Cairo, filled with...
  • 6 killed, scores wounded as 4 blasts rock Cairo

    6 killed, scores wounded as 4 blasts rock Cairo
    CAIRO -- A trio of explosions in the Egyptian capital Friday, one of them an apparent vehicle bomb in front of a downtown security headquarters, killed at least five people and injured scores of others, according to officials and state media reports....
  • Cairo bombings kill at least six

    CAIRO — A series of explosions across Cairo on Friday killed at least six people, injured scores of others and fueled fears that Islamist insurgents were bringing their battle against Egypt's military-backed government to the capital. The four...
  • Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt

    Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt
    A Los Angeles man working in Cairo as an English-Arabic translator and his Egyptian roommate, a documentary filmmaker, were taken into custody this week amid a sweeping crackdown by the country's military-backed transitional government. It was not...
  • Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead

    Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead
    CAIRO -- Officially sanctioned rallies to mark Saturday’s third anniversary of Egypt’s democratic uprising brought highly choreographed displays of fervent nationalism, while security forces meted out harsh punishment to Islamist and secular...
  • 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...