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  • U.S. coming under fire from Mideast allies, who see retrenchment

    U.S. coming under fire from Mideast allies, who see retrenchment
    WASHINGTON — Five years after President Obama vowed to expand U.S. relations with the Arab world and the broader Middle East, his administration is under fire from allies worried that the United States is scaling back its historic role as a power...
  • Death toll in Egypt clashes hits 49

    Death toll in Egypt clashes hits 49
    CAIRO -- The death toll in Saturday’s clashes on the third anniversary of Egypt’s democratic uprising climbed to 49, with nearly 250 injured, the Health Ministry said Sunday, making it the most violent day in four months. Saturday was...
  • Egypt's presidential elections to precede parliamentary, Mansour says

    CAIRO -- Egypt will hold presidential elections prior to staging a parliamentary vote, the country’s interim president announced Sunday -- a scenario that is considered likely to help the current regime cement its hold on power. Adly Mansour,...
  • L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held

    L.A. man freed in Egypt after four days; filmmaker still held
    CAIRO -- A young Los Angeles man working in Egypt as a freelance translator and journalist was freed four days after being detained by Egyptian authorities, the U.S. Embassy said Sunday. Jeremy Hodge, 26, had been picked up on Wednesday at his Cairo...
  • Egypt to hold presidential vote by mid-April

    Egypt to hold presidential vote by mid-April
    CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed government on Sunday declared its intention to hold presidential elections by mid-April, in what authorities described as a milestone on the path to democracy. The move came amid one of the most sustained crackdowns...
  • Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya

    Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya
    CAIRO -- Five Egyptian diplomats in Libya have been freed following their abduction at the hands of a Libyan militia group, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said Monday, ending an episode that pointed up the weakness of Libya’s central government...
  • Egypt's Sisi promoted to field marshal, mulls presidential run

    Egypt's Sisi promoted to field marshal, mulls presidential run
    CAIRO--Egypt’s top generals gave their blessing to a presidential run by Abdel Fattah Sisi on Monday, the same day he was also promoted to field marshal. Both actions were viewed as indicators of a near-certain candidacy by Egypt’s most...
  • In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run

     In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential run
    CAIRO — Three years after the revolution that toppled a dictator, Egypt looks to be back where it started. A strongman fell; a strongman rises. On Monday, the country's top generals gave their blessing to a presidential run by army chief Abdel...
  • Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi back in court on jailbreak charges

    Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi back in court on jailbreak charges
    CAIRO -- Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was put on trial Tuesday on charges of orchestrating a prison break in 2011, state media reported. Morsi, who was ousted nearly seven months ago by the army, is facing four separate court proceedings....
  • Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges

    Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges
    CAIRO — It was difficult not to read the courtroom scene Tuesday as political metaphor, or perhaps as political theater: Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted Islamist president, pacing and shouting ineffectually in a glassed-in and largely soundproofed...
  • Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial

    Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial
    CAIRO – In what appears to be an escalating effort to curtail press freedoms in Egypt, prosecutors have referred 20 journalists working for the news channel Al Jazeera, four of them foreigners, to trial on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist...