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Egypt's judges rebuff criticism of 680 death sentences

Egypt's Justice Minister on Wednesday rebuffed international criticism of a mass trial this week in which some 680 defendants were sentenced to death, saying the... Read more »

April 30, 2014


Secretary of State John Kerry: US wants Egypt to succeed as a democracy

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Egypt has made some progress in its democratic transition but must address serious challenges and recent "disturbing"... Read more »

April 29, 2014

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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


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