| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:09 PM
CAIRO – Three veteran activists of Egypt’s 2011 revolution told a court Monday that they were suffering abuse at the hands of their jailers and that they were even beaten up by the prison guards bringing them to court.
The allegations by the...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:36 PM
CAIRO — A bomb blast ripped through a bus packed with tourists Sunday, killing at least four people near Egypt's border with Israel, security officials said, in an attack that threatened to damage the tourist economies of both countries.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Egypt's revolution of three years ago — an incandescent burst of defiance that brought down a dictator and astonished the world — died in the early hours of its birth. The nation, like a man ambling through the dark, tumbled through a fašade...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:51 AM
MOSCOW -- De facto Egyptian leader Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi on Thursday got an endorsement from Russian President Vladimir Putin for his as-yet undeclared candidacy for president, but there was no immediate indication that a previously discussed...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:01 AM
CAIRO -- In a preview of what will likely be a tumultuous campaign season, a leftist politician's decision to run for president has split members of a youth movement that ignited the demonstrations leading to last year's ouster of Islamist president...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:01 AM
CAIRO -- The retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resumed Saturday, but was briefly interrupted when the toppled leader reported feeling low blood pressure and medics were called in to assist.
Mubarak, along with his two sons, former...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:24 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:24 AM
CAIRO -- As Egypt prepares to mark the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, planned remembrances of what seemed a euphoric moment of national unity are instead putting the country’s angry...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:46 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:00 AM
CAIRO -- Before Jan. 25, 2011, I rarely spent time in Tahrir Square. For me, like millions of other Cairenes, it was no more than a busy downtown traffic hub you’d pass through on the way to somewhere else.
So it still seems surreal to recall...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:06 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:15 PM
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...