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  • Leading Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah freed on bail

    CAIRO (Reuters) - One of Egypt's most prominent activists, Alaa Abdel Fattah, was released on bail on Monday ahead of his re-trial on charges of violating a protest law, triggering celebrations by dozens of supporters in the court room. Abdel Fattah,...
  • Seizure of assets from graft up, but little money returned

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Profiting from public corruption is getting a little more difficult as international officials improve their ability to seize stolen assets, a new study has found. About $20 billion to $40 billion leaves...
  • Few interests, fewer friends in Middle East

    Try figuring out the maze of enemies, allies and neutrals in the Middle East. In 2012, the Obama administration was on the verge of bombing the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. For a few weeks he was public enemy No. 1 because he had used...
  • Dozens join hunger strike for release of Egypt political prisoners

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Dozens of Egyptians have begun a hunger strike to demand the release of activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, a symbol of the 2011 uprising, and others they say are being unfairly detained in an effort to crush new-found freedoms. An Egyptian...
  • Egypt court sentences Brotherhood leader, cleric to 20 years in jail

    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and an Islamist cleric to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for attempting to kill two policemen, part of a government crackdown that has severely weakened the group....
  • Destroying ISIS won't solve problem with political Islam

    Destroying, degrading or containing the Islamic State — whichever goal President Obama chooses — will be the easy part. Finding ways for fundamentalist Islam to express itself peacefully is a bigger, tougher and more important project. In...
  • Foreign investment in Egypt doubles to over $6 billion in 2013/14

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment into Egypt doubled to over $6 billion in the financial year that ended on June 30, Hassan Fahmy, head of Egypt's investment authority, told Reuters on Sunday. Egypt's economy has been battered by more than...
  • Egypt charges ex-president Mursi with leaking state secrets to Qatar

    Egypt charges ex-president Mursi with leaking state secrets to Qatar
    Egypt charged ousted president Mohamed Mursi and nine others on Saturday with endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar, furthering a state crackdown on his outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Relations between...
  • Egipto acusa a ex presidente Mursi de vender secretos de Estado a Qatar

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Egipto acusó el sábado al depuesto presidente Mohamed Mursi y a otras nueve personas de poner en peligro la seguridad nacional con la filtración de secretos de Estado y otros documentos sensibles a Qatar, en una profundización de la...
  • Egypt president says no magic bullet for power problems after major blackout

    CAIRO (Reuters) - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi prepared Egyptians on Saturday for more blackouts after lights went out across much of the country this week, saying it would take time and cost the cash-strapped state $12 billion to upgrade the decrepit...
  • Path to jihad: from upscale Cairo to Islamic State beheadings

    CAIRO (Reuters) - After leaving his upscale Cairo neighborhood to fight with the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, Younes says he learned how to work as a sniper, fire heavy weaponry and behead prisoners using the proper technique. One year...
  • Ahmed Seif El-Islam dies at 63; Mideast human rights advocate

     Ahmed Seif El-Islam dies at 63; Mideast human rights advocate
    Ahmed Seif El-Islam, a prominent human rights advocate in Egypt and the Middle East, died Wednesday in Cairo. He was 63. The activist lawyer had been in a coma at an intensive care unit after a heart attack almost two weeks ago. During a long career...