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  • Five police officers killed in drive-by shooting at Egypt checkpoint

    CAIRO -- Drive-by assailants gunned down five police officers at a checkpoint in the south of Egypt early Thursday, state media reported, in the most serious attack against security forces in nearly a month. In addition to the five killed, two...
  • Egyptian court extends detention of ousted president Mohamed Morsi

    CAIRO — A court on Monday extended the detention of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi for 30 days while prosecutors investigate charges stemming from a 2011 prison break by the Islamist leader and other members of his Muslim...
  • Netflix Closer to Winning Another Big Award: Oscar

    Netflix has won an Emmy and Golden Globe. It's now one step closer to taking home an Oscar. Netflix received its first Academy Award nomination on Thursday for "The Square," a documentary it picked up in November from the festival circuit, and starts...
  • 'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

    'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary
    It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two? "I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly. After filming anti-Hosni...
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  • Egypt police fire water cannons on protesters testing new law

    CAIRO -- Egypt’s tough new anti-protest law got its first major test Tuesday when dozens of demonstrators gathered in the capital to protest harsh police tactics -- and were met with drenching water-cannon blasts. The anti-protest measure, which...
  • Britain, France hail Syria disarmament plan

    Britain, France hail Syria disarmament plan
    LONDON – Britain and France, previously strong advocates for armed reprisals against Damascus, welcomed the U.S.-Russian deal struck Saturday outlining a plan for the Syrian government to give up its chemical weapons stockpile by the middle of...
  • Obama defends deal with Russia on Syria, says it could end war

    WASHINGTON — Defending his handling of the biggest international crisis of his second term, President Obama said a deal to seize Syria’s chemical arsenal could be the foundation for a political settlement to resolve that country’s...
  • France's Francois Hollande takes some credit for Syria deal

    France's Francois Hollande takes some credit for Syria deal
    PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande said Sunday that the prospect of French as well as American intervention led Syria to accept a deal to relinquish its chemical weapons, but he said the international community must continue to maintain the...
  • Egyptian crackdown takes heavy toll on young protesters

    Egyptian crackdown takes heavy toll on young protesters
    CAIRO — Young Egyptian musician Ramy Essam boasts a distinction that few others can claim: a starring turn in a documentary film shortlisted for an Oscar nomination, as well as an arrest warrant hanging over his head. Amid an unprecedented...
  • 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...
  • Islamists not ready for democracy

    The military coup that ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi marks another failure in U.S. foreign policy over several administrations, which have erroneously promoted the notion that American-style democracy in Islamic lands will produce a nation...