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  • Egypt takes aim at protests, bans unapproved gatherings

    Egypt takes aim at protests, bans unapproved gatherings
    CAIRO — Egypt's interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country....
  • New unrest hits Cairo as protesters denounce student killing

     New unrest hits Cairo as protesters denounce student killing
    CAIRO -- Thousands of protesting university students took to the streets of Cairo on Sunday, underscoring the growing role of college campuses as a hotbed of anti-government sentiment. The protesters were denouncing the death of a student in a...
  • Ahmed Fouad Negm dies at 84; Egypt's inspiring 'poet of the people'

    Ahmed Fouad Negm dies at 84; Egypt's inspiring 'poet of the people'
    CAIRO — Ahmed Fouad Negm, Egypt's "poet of the people" whose sharply political verses in colloquial Arabic skewered the country's leaders and inspired protesters from the 1970s through the current uprisings, has died. He was 84. Negm died...
  • Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie brought before Egyptian court

    Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie brought before Egyptian court
    CAIRO -- A group of high-ranking members of the Muslim Brotherhood were brought before an Egyptian court on Monday and promptly emulated their deposed leader, Mohamed Morsi, by insisting that the Egyptian legal system had no authority over them. The...
  • Netflix adds Mitt Romney documentary to its slate

    Netflix adds Mitt Romney documentary to its slate
    Netflix has added another documentary to its original film slate -- "Mitt," a behind-the-scenes look at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The film, from director Greg Whiteley ("New York Doll"), will make its debut Jan. 17 at the Sundance...
  • Snow closes roads in Israel, is a source of wonder in Egypt

    Snow closes roads in Israel, is a source of wonder in Egypt
    CAIRO -- Snow coated domes and minarets Friday as a record Middle East storm compounded the suffering of Syrian refugees, sent the Israeli army scrambling to dig out stranded motorists and gave Egyptians a rare glimpse of snow in their capital. Nearly...
  • Egypt's ominous path

    Egypt's ominous path
    When the Egyptian military overthrew Mohamed Morsi in July, little more than a year after he was elected president, it insisted that it was acting as a guardian of democracy and political pluralism. Whatever credibility that claim may have had at the...
  • Activists on all sides in Egypt feel the chill

    Activists on all sides in Egypt feel the chill
    CAIRO — One day he might be accused of being a foreign agent. On another, an Islamist sympathizer. On yet another, of being part of a traitorous conspiracy. Amr Hamzawy, a respected liberal politician and academic in Egypt, tries to shrug off...
  • Egypt arrests prominent Muslim Brotherhood spokesman

     Egypt arrests prominent Muslim Brotherhood spokesman
    CAIRO — Demonstrating determination to quash the Muslim Brotherhood rather than seek to draw the Islamist group back into the political fold, Egyptian authorities on Tuesday arrested a prominent spokesman for the organization and renewed a freeze on...
  • Egyptian troops, protesters clash ahead of Sunday celebrations

    Egyptian troops, protesters clash ahead of Sunday celebrations
    CAIRO — Clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood flared Friday near Cairo’s Tahrir Square and several other locales, reviving bitter animosities that have simmered in the seven weeks since the army...
  • Gunmen attack Egyptian troops; Morsi backers hold protests

    Gunmen attack Egyptian troops; Morsi backers hold protests
    CAIRO -- Machine gun-wielding assailants fired Friday on an Egyptian military armored personnel carrier on the road linking the capital and the Suez Canal city of Ismalia, killing two soldiers and wounding two others, state media reported. The army...