Hosni Mubarak

Egypt sentences 11 people to up to 88 years

An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted and sentenced 11 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president to up to 88 years in prison on charges that... Read more »

April 26, 2014


Egypt: former military chief el-Sissi in final step to run for president

Egypt's former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting to the election commission eight times the... Read more »

April 14, 2014


Egypt women: Rights on paper, not yet on ground

Women activists say they won a major step forward with Egypt's new constitution, which enshrined greater rights for women. But months after its passage, they're... Read more »

April 8, 2014


Family feud resumes in southern Egypt, killing 2

Clashes between an Arab clan and a Nubian family resumed Sunday in Egypt's south, killing two people and wounding four, health officials said, leaving the tourist city... Read more »

April 6, 2014


Turkey blocks YouTube despite backlash from Twitter ban

Turks are currently unable to access YouTube and Twitter because of government bans. Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, claims Twitter and other social... Read more »

March 28, 2014


Obama in Saudi Arabia to reassure key Gulf ally

President Barack Obama opened a fence-mending visit to Saudi Arabia Friday, arriving in the oil-rich Gulf nation for meetings to reassure its elderly monarch of the... Read more »

March 28, 2014

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