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  • U.S. citizen detained in Egypt is found dead in jail cell

    CAIRO -- An American citizen detained by Egyptian authorities since late August was found hanged in his jail cell on Sunday, U.S. and Egyptian officials said. Egyptian authorities described the death as an apparent suicide. The man, identified by the U....
  • Egypt car bombing outside military intelligence compound injures six

    Egypt car bombing outside military intelligence compound injures six
    CAIRO — In the latest of an intensifying pattern of attacks in and near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, a powerful car bomb exploded Saturday outside a military intelligence compound, injuring six soldiers, the Egyptian military said. The army&...
  • Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?

    Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?
    It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
  • Egypt's Gen. Sisi says he won't tolerate further violence

    Egypt's Gen. Sisi says he won't tolerate further violence
    CAIRO — The leader of Egypt's military declared Sunday that he would not tolerate further violence as his security forces moved to suppress any fresh street protests after bloody days that saw more than 800 people killed, many of them supporters...
  • The case for cutting off aid to Egypt

    The case for cutting off aid to Egypt
    Prominent commentators, including Leslie Gelb, John Bolton and Bret Stephens, are counseling the Obama administration to swallow its qualms about the military coup in Cairo and embrace the generals as the best alternative to the Muslim Brotherhood. This...
  • Egypt wages major offensive against Islamists in Sinai Peninsula

    Egypt wages major offensive against Islamists in Sinai Peninsula
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s military raids across the Sinai Peninsula appear to be the strongest offensive in years against Islamist militant networks that authorities fear are plotting a wave of attacks against government institutions and tourist resorts....
  • What if insurgents close the Suez Canal?

    What if insurgents close the Suez Canal?
    Most of the attention these days is on Syria, but there is also a growing problem in Egypt with global implications. Nine Egyptian policemen were wounded by a bomb in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Monday. The week before, suicide bombers killed nine...
  • Coup's roots are decades old

    CAIRO -- The passions fueling Egypt's political turbulence arose directly from the "Arab Spring" of 2011, but they have deeper roots in a decades-long struggle over the nation's identity between two authoritarian forces -- Islamists and a secular military...
  • Scattered violence reported in Egyptian protests; one dead

    Scattered violence reported in Egyptian protests; one dead
    CAIRO – Scattered violence was reported late Sunday as hundreds of thousands of protesters swelled through the streets of Egyptian cities and towns in mostly peaceful demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi. The state news agency said about...
  • Clinton urges Egypt's military chief to cooperate with new president

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Egypt’s top military commander Sunday to discuss the nation’s transition to civilian rule and urge the general to cooperate with newly elected Islamist President Mohamed Morsi....
  • Yemen troops drive Al Qaeda out of key regions, officials say

     
    Yemen: Yemeni troops and southern tribesmen have driven Al Qaeda militants out of two strategic southern towns, government officials in Sana and Washington reported Tuesday. Zinjibar and Jaar have been retaken....