| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:35 PM
CAIRO — Egypt's interior minister vowed Sunday that security forces would deal "firmly and strongly" with anyone who threatens national stability--a clear warning to supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
During a speech at a graduation...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:44 AM
CAIRO -- European Union envoy Catherine Ashton told reporters Tuesday that she met with deposed President Mohamed Morsi as part of a diplomatic effort to end a month of bloodshed and political unrest that have shaken Egypt.
Ashton held talks with...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:38 AM
CAIRO — A series of attacks against military, security and government-linked targets rattled Egypt on Monday, a day after violent street clashes on a military holiday left more than 50 people dead and at least 250 hurt.
Masked assailants opened...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where the Dodgers took a two-games-to-one lead in the best-of-five National League division series over the Atlanta Braves. The Dodgers offered a forceful reminder that they possess offensive...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:19 AM
CAIRO -- Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will be put on trial next month, the state news agency reported Wednesday.
Morsi, who has been detained since the military forced him from office on July 3, will face charges of inciting the killing of...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
CAIRO -- Two Canadian nationals who endured a seven-week prison ordeal in Egypt were on their way home on Friday, media in their home country reported.
Filmmaker John Greyson and physician Tarek Loubani were released from jail last weekend but were...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:07 AM
CAIRO -- Apparently seeking to prevent a student’s death from becoming a rallying cause for the backers of Egypt’s deposed Islamist president, authorities said Saturday they were investigating the circumstances of the teenager’s killing....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:47 AM
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....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:46 AM
CAIRO -- Flaming debris from the midair breakup of a military fighter jet Sunday rained onto a rural hamlet near Luxor, the site of some of Egypt’s most celebrated ancient tombs and temples. One person was killed on the ground and two were hurt,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:15 AM
CAIRO -- Egypt’s foreign minister said in an interview published Wednesday that turmoil in U.S.-Egyptian relations could harm American interests throughout the Middle East and suggested that his country’s military-backed government might begin...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:47 PM
CAIRO — In a showdown that could spark a fresh wave of violence, the Egyptian government announced Wednesday that security forces were preparing to disperse sit-ins by thousands of Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi.