| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:14 AM
INGOLSTADT, Germany -- A special police unit arrested a hostage-taker and freed his captives at Ingolstadt City Hall on Monday evening.
The standoff, which began early in the day, prompted Chancellor Angela Merkel to cancel an election rally in the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:17 AM
CAIRO -- Clashes between security forces and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood spread across Egypt on Friday, killing dozens of protesters as gunfire erupted and vigilantes, some brandishing whips and pipes, roamed neighborhoods and cheered soldiers...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:10 AM
CAIRO -- Egyptian prosecutors Wednesday ordered the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie in an escalating crackdown on the Islamist organization as the new military-installed government prepares the troubled nation for elections in six...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:05 AM
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities on Thursday significantly raised the death toll from clashes the previous day between police and supporters of the ousted Islamist president, saying more than 500 people died and laying bare the extent of the violence...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:05 AM
CAIRO -- Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked an Egyptian police checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, killing an officer, authorities said Friday.
It was the latest in a string of deadly attacks in the lawless northern peninsula,...
| Jun 28, 2013
As Mohamed Morsi prepares to mark his first anniversary as president Sunday, Egypt is bracing for a fresh wave of protests.
The Tamarod (or Rebel) campaign has reportedly collected more than 15 million signatures demanding Morsi's resignation and an...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
CAIRO -- More than two years after they overthrew the Mubarak regime through popular protests, many Egyptians think large, noisy demonstrations are as important as the ballot box in determining the democratic will of the people.
So it’s not...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:28 PM
CAIRO – As the Muslim Brotherhood reeled from the deaths of dozens of supporters Monday, many of its opponents voiced skepticism of the Islamists' claims that Egyptian soldiers fired on peaceful demonstrators while they were saying the dawn prayer....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:41 AM
CAIRO – Hazem Beblawi, a leading liberal economist, was named Egypt’s caretaker prime minister on Tuesday, ending days of speculation after the first choice for the position was abruptly withdrawn due to opposition from Islamists.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:19 PM
CAIRO -- President Mohamed Morsi on Tuesday refused to yield to an army ultimatum to form a coalition government by the next day or face a military-imposed solution to end months of unrest, saying he would protect the legitimacy of the constitution...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:11 AM
CAIRO -- The Egyptian military Wednesday ordered a travel ban on President Mohamed Morsi and members of his Muslim Brotherhood movement as commanders worked to isolate the Islamist leader and form a coalition government.
Egyptian media reported that...