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  • In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

    In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:14:37 GMT
    In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at. The militant group that rules Gaza is demanding Egypt open its...More >
    In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at. The militant group that rules Gaza is demanding Egypt open its border...More >
  • Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work

    Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:43:34 GMT
    An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country.More >
    An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country.More >
  • Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

    Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:53:30 GMT
    The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a...More >
    The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary...More >
  • Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

    Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:51 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:51:27 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support for a Mideast cease-fire. But he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term...More >
    Egypt's foreign minister raised the possibility Tuesday of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians as part of negotiating a cease-fire in the war that has broken out on the Gaza Strip.More >
  • Death toll rises to 22 in Egypt border post attack

    Death toll rises to 22 in Egypt border post attack

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:22:19 GMT
    A military official says the death toll among troops from a brazen attack on a border post in Egypt's western desert has risen to 22.More >
    The death toll from a brazen attack on a border post in Egypt's western desert along the border with Libya has risen to 22 troops, including three officers, the military said Sunday.More >
  • Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

    Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:55 AM EDT2014-07-20 05:55:05 GMT
    Security officials say at least 15 Egyptian troops have been killed in an attack by gunmen in the country's western desert.More >
    Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province along the border with neighboring Libya.More >
  • Tom Hanks in Egypt to film 'Hologram for the King'

    Tom Hanks in Egypt to film 'Hologram for the King'

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-07-19 16:09:58 GMT
    Egypt's state news agency says Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film in the country's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada.More >
    Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film "A Hologram for the King" in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the country's state news agency reported Saturday.More >
  • AP Interview: Egypt says Gaza cease-fire bid alive

    AP Interview: Egypt says Gaza cease-fire bid alive

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-07-17 10:57:54 GMT
    Egypt's foreign minister says its proposal for a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas is gaining momentum, calling it the only viable way to stop an "intolerable humanitarian...More >
    Egypt's foreign minister said Thursday that his country's proposal for a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas is gaining momentum, calling it the only viable way to stop an...More >
  • Egypt sentences 7 to life for sexual assaults

    Egypt sentences 7 to life for sexual assaults

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:08:44 GMT
    An Egyptian court has sentenced eight men to life in prison for sexual assaults on women during a number of public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square.More >
    An Egyptian court sentenced seven men to life in prison on Wednesday for sexual assaults on women during public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square, in the first such heavy sentences since the government vowed to...More >
  • Obama praises Egypt's cease-fire plan for Israel

    Obama praises Egypt's cease-fire plan for Israel

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:46:53 GMT
    The United States is welcoming a cease-fire plan proposed by Egypt to end heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.More >
    President Barack Obama praised Egypt's proposal Monday for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, telling Muslim-Americans that he's hopeful that the plan can restore calm in the wake of...More >
  • Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

    Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:20:25 GMT
    Israel's military says it has downed an unmanned drone along its southern coastline, the first time it has encountered such a weapon since its struggle with Gaza Strip militants began last week.More >
    Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has left at least 185 people dead, and both sides said they were seriously considering the...More >
  • Egypt: Mubarak party leaders can run for elections

    Egypt: Mubarak party leaders can run for elections

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:15:57 GMT
    Egypt's state news agency says a Cairo appeal court has ruled that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections.More >
    An Egyptian appeals court ruled Monday that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections, opening the door for old regime figures to return to the...More >
  • 2 killed in Egypt clashes during Islamist protests

    2 killed in Egypt clashes during Islamist protests

    Friday, July 11 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-07-11 17:24:47 GMT
    An Egyptian health official says two people have been killed in clashes during a demonstration by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.More >
    Clashes erupted Friday in the Egyptian capital Cairo between protesting supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and local residents opposed to his Muslim Brotherhood, killing two people, an Egyptian health...More >
  • Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-30 21:42:03 GMT
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.More >
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.More >
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