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Egypt convicts NGO workers, including 16 Americans

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced 43 non-profit workers, including the son of the U.S. secretary of transportation and 15 other Americans, to prison in a case... Read more »

June 4, 2013


Egypt sentences 43 NGO workers for up to 5 years in prison, including at least 16 Americans

An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted 43 nonprofit workers, including at least 16 Americans, of illegally using foreign funds to foment unrest in the country and... Read more »

June 4, 2013


Turkish protesters have adapted Twitter to suit their needs

Ninety percent of tweets about the anti-government protests in Istanbul are coming from within Turkey. Read more »

June 3, 2013


Egypt blasts US warning over incidents at pyramids

Egypt's Antiquities' Ministry has criticized a U.S. Embassy message to American citizens in the country, urging them to be extra cautious because of recent incidents... Read more »

June 1, 2013


Egyptian soldiers kidnapped in Sinai released

Seven soldiers kidnapped last week by suspected Islamist militants in the restive Sinai were freed after a six-hour negotiation between local tribesmen and the... Read more »

May 22, 2013


Egyptian troops mistakenly fire on a Sinai funeral

Egyptian troops and police mistakenly fired on a Bedouin funeral in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, security officials said, in the opening salvo of a sweep searching... Read more »

May 21, 2013


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