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Bombs at Egypt university hit riot police, 1 dead

Three bombs exploded Wednesday outside Cairo University's main campus, hitting riot police deployed against near daily protests by Islamist students and killing at... Read more »

April 2, 2014

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Al-Jazeera reporters ask Egypt judge to free them

Three Al-Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt directly asked the judge on Monday to release them, insisting the terrorism charges against them were preposterous. Read more »

March 31, 2014

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Egypt army chief says he will run for president

Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the Egyptian military chief who last summer removed the elected Islamist president, has announced that he will run for president in elections... Read more »

March 27, 2014

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Egypt prosecutor orders new mass trials of 919 despite criticism of death sentences for 529

Egypt's chief prosecutor on Wednesday ordered two new mass trial for 919 suspected Islamists on charges that include murder, despite international criticism of an... Read more »

March 26, 2014

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Voice against atrocities

Egypt has been wracked by unrest since the Arab Spring first hit there three years ago. The Obama administration and others must raise a strong voice against... Read more »

March 26, 2014

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Egypt lawyers boycott new mass trial of Islamists

An Egyptian court opened a new mass trial of 683 suspected Islamists charged with murder and inciting violence on Tuesday, despite international criticism of hundreds... Read more »

March 25, 2014

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