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Prominent Egyptian activist to be released

Egypt's most prominent activist, who is facing a retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail Monday,... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014


Egypt president asks for patience over power cuts

In a nationally televised speech on Saturday, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi asked the public to be patient and grasp the extent of the challenges facing the... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014


Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

Hundreds of activists, lawyers and other admirers gathered on Thursday to pay a final farewell to one of Egypt's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who defended... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

Egypt's ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor's questions about allegations that he leaked classified documents —... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Egypt moves to restrict Ramadan sermons to faith and morality

Egypt will restrict sermons during the holy month of Ramadan to topics of faith and morality, the state's top official in charge of religious affairs said Sunday, in... Read more »

June 29, 2014


From Morocco to Jakarta, Muslims mark Ramadan

Across a wide belt that stretches halfway around the globe, the world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will mark the beginning of Ramadan this weekend. The holy season... Read more »

June 28, 2014


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