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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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Egypt opens another mass trial of Islamists

An Egyptian court on Tuesday opened another mass trial of Islamist suspects, with 683 defendants — including the Muslim Brotherhood's top leader — facing... Read more »

March 25, 2014

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Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

A court in Egypt on Monday sentenced to death 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on charges of murdering a policeman and attacking police,... Read more »

March 24, 2014

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