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  • Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt

    Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt
    A Los Angeles man working in Cairo as an English-Arabic translator and his Egyptian roommate, a documentary filmmaker, were taken into custody this week amid a sweeping crackdown by the country's military-backed transitional government. It was not...
  • Cairo bombings kill at least six

    Cairo bombings kill at least six
    CAIRO — A series of explosions across Cairo on Friday killed at least six people, injured scores of others and fueled fears that Islamist insurgents were bringing their battle against Egypt's military-backed government to the capital. The four...
  • Blast kills 3, wounds dozens at Cairo security building

    Blast kills 3, wounds dozens at Cairo security building
    CAIRO -- A strong explosion rocked a security headquarters in downtown Cairo, and state television reported at least three people were killed and 35 injured. The blast came on the eve of a holiday honoring the police. Attacks against security forces...
  • Bombing at Egyptian police building damages nearby Islamic museum

    Bombing at Egyptian police building damages nearby Islamic museum
    CAIRO -- One of Egypt’s loveliest but lesser-known museums was a casualty of a powerful bomb on Friday targeting a police headquarters directly across the street. The stately 19th century Museum of Islamic Art in downtown Cairo, filled with...
  • 6 killed, scores wounded as 4 blasts rock Cairo

    6 killed, scores wounded as 4 blasts rock Cairo
    CAIRO -- A trio of explosions in the Egyptian capital Friday, one of them an apparent vehicle bomb in front of a downtown security headquarters, killed at least five people and injured scores of others, according to officials and state media reports....
  • Saturday Highlights, Weekend Talk: 'Shaun White: Russia Calling'

    Saturday Highlights, Weekend Talk: 'Shaun White: Russia Calling'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES When Calls the Heart A mute...
  • Egypt tightens rules for presidential election

    Egypt tightens rules for presidential election
    CAIRO — Egyptian authorities have enacted a new law that makes it impossible for results in the upcoming presidential election to be disputed in court, a presidential advisor said Saturday. The measure was approved by the country’s interim...
  • Sunni Muslim institution in Egypt issues fatwa over the film 'Noah'

    Sunni Muslim institution in Egypt issues fatwa over the film 'Noah'
    CAIRO -- A big-budget biblical epic has run into big problems in Egypt. The Darren Aronofsky-produced “Noah,” with its depiction of the divinely inspired deluge and the building of an ark that saves surviving species, is the target of a...
  • Egyptian prosecutors display seized items in journalists' trial

    Egyptian prosecutors display seized items  in journalists' trial
    CAIRO – Prosecutors in Egypt on Wednesday displayed seized items such as cameras, cables and microphones as evidence in the trial of 20 journalists on terrorism-related charges. Defendants in white prison uniforms looked on from inside a metal...
  • Egypt: American activist is detained in Cairo, says police injured her

    Egypt: American activist is detained in Cairo, says police injured her
    CAIRO — Authorities detained and then turned away a San Francisco-based political activist after she arrived in Egypt with the intention of traveling to the Gaza Strip, Egyptian officials said Tuesday. The activist, Medea Benjamin, boarded a...
  • Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS

    Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS
    CAIRO — An Egyptian army doctor's recent announcement that the country's military had developed devices that could detect HIV and cure AIDS and hepatitis C has caused a furor of disbelief rather than praise. The physician, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim...