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Questions and answers on Egypt's Mubarak ruling

The dismissal of the murder case against toppled President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of protesters during Egypt's 2011 uprising has sparked muted and scattered... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014


Islamists hold small protests in Egypt, 5 killed

Egyptian security forces quickly put down scattered protests Friday as an attempt by Islamists to hold the first major anti-government rallies in months fizzled, with... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014


David Muir takes over ABC's 'World News' from Diane Sawyer

Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014


Egypt president raises cigarette, alcohol prices to ease country's budget deficit

Egypt's president has issued a decree raising the sales tax on cigarettes, beer and wine. Read more »

July 6, 2014


Sunni militants capture Iraqi city near Syria

Sunni militants captured a strategic city along the highway to Syria on Monday, moving closer to their goal of linking areas under their control on both sides of the... Read more »

June 16, 2014


Egypt el-Sissi apologizes to sexual attack victim

Bearing red flowers, Egypt's newly sworn-in president on Wednesday apologized in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during weekend celebrations... Read more »

June 11, 2014

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