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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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With Mideast talks over, Palestinians seek unity

Tuesday was to have been the day to seal a deal on a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Instead, it became another missed deadline in two decades of negotiating... Read more »

April 29, 2014


Egypt sentences 683 to death in another mass trial

A judge in Egypt on Monday sentenced to death 683 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president, including the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader,... Read more »

April 28, 2014


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


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