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  • IMF, Egypt agree on $12B loan to fix ailing economy

    The International Monetary Fund said Thursday it will grant Egypt a $12 billion loan over three years to help the Arab world’s most populous country mend its ailing economy following …


  • Egypt’s former grand mufti survives shooting west of Cairo

    Egypt’s former grand mufti survived an attempt on his life in a western Cairo suburb when two masked gunmen opened fire as he was walking toward a mosque to hold …


  • Egypt: Leader of Islamic State affiliate killed in Sinai

    Egypt’s military says the leader of the Islamic State’s affiliate has been killed in the Sinai Peninsula.


  • Egypt’s Coptic Pope warns of increased attacks on Christians

    CAIRO – The leader of Egypt’s Coptic Christian church is warning of increased attacks on Christians, saying national unity is being “defaced.” In a Monday meeting with lawmakers, Pope Tawadros …


  • Solar plane flies over Egypt pyramids on globe-circling trip

    Flying through the haze over the pyramids of Giza, an experimental solar-powered airplane arrived on Wednesday in Egypt as part of its globe-circling voyage.


  • France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

    French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to …


  • Egyptian court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

    An Egyptian court Saturday sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network during the …


  • Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

    Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board.


  • EgyptAir plane lands in China after bomb threat

    An EgyptAir plane that made an emergency landing Wednesday in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat resumed its flight and landed in Beijing, Egyptian officials said, the latest in a series …


  • Investigators search for wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA

    The French navy said Monday that one of its ships has joined the search for the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, focusing especially on the hunt for its flight recorders, …


  • Body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet located

    Search crews found human remains, luggage and seats Friday from the EgyptAir jetliner that fell out of the sky over the Mediterranean Sea, as investigators pored over the passenger list …


  • Egypt court recommends death for 2 Al-Jazeera employees

    An Egyptian court Saturday recommended the death sentence against six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, for allegedly passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network …


  • Egyptian police stifle plans for mass protest over islands

    Thousands of Egyptian riot police on Monday stifled plans for mass demonstrations against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s rule, using tear gas, birdshot and beating up young activists to quickly disperse flash …


  • Ballooning over Luxor, Egypt: Antiquities from the sky

    Only from a balloon high in the sky, in the clear air of the early morning, can a visitor begin to grasp the beauty of antiquities on the ground in …


  • Giant red carpet for Egypt leader’s motorcade sparks uproar

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is facing criticism after a massive red carpet was laid over public roads for his motorcade during a trip to open a social housing project in …


  • Officials search for cause of plane crash over Egypt’s Sinai

    A Russian passenger airliner crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous part Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula 23 minutes after taking off from a popular Red Sea resort, killing all 224 people on …


  • Spicing up winter: Cardamom serves up legendary flavors

    In winter, when temperatures drop to bone-chilling degrees, warmth can often be found in the kitchen. During the cold months, I find myself gravitating toward the warming the spices of …


  • Egypt’s continued unrest leaves museum short of funding, visitors

    CAIRO – The home of Egypt’s mummies and King Tutankhamun’s treasures is trying to make the best out of the worst times of political turmoil. But the Egyptian Museum is …


  • Mohammed Morsi trial delayed after chaotic start

    CAIRO – The chaotic scenes and defiant shouts that marked the opening of Mohammed Morsi’s trial Monday suggest that Egypt’s military-backed government may face a long struggle to bring the …


  • In Egypt, at least 51 die amid protests

    CAIRO – Security forces and Islamist protesters clashed around the country Sunday, leaving 51 dead, as a national holiday celebrating the military turned to mayhem. Crowds from Egypt’s two rival …


  • Clash with Egypt army kills at least 42 protesters

    CAIRO — Egyptian soldiers and police clashed with Islamists protesting the military’s ouster of the president in bloodshed that left at least 42 protesters dead, officials and witnesses said, and …


  • Egypt army ousts Morsi, who decries ’coup’

    CAIRO — The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new …


  • Egypt’s new President Morsi debuts at UN

    UNITED NATIONS — Egypt’s new President Mohammed Morsi debuts at the United Nations today with a speech that will be closely watched by world leaders for clues about his democratic …


  • Convergence of factors seen in turmoil

    The violent protests in North Africa and the Middle East may be the result of a “perfect storm” of politics, religion and anti-Western sentiment in newly emerging governments, a longtime …


  • Mubarak’s health deteriorating rapidly

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak was moved out of prison to a military hospital Tuesday after the 84-year-old ousted leader suffered a stroke and his condition rapidly deteriorated, officials …


  • Campaign: Mubarak’s ex-pm won president vote

    CAIRO — A campaign spokesman for Hosni Mubarak’s ex-prime minister says Ahmed Shafiq has won the Egyptian presidential election, countering the Muslim Brotherhood’s claims that its candidate was the winner.


  • State Dept: Americans take refuge at Cairo embassy

    CAIRO — Three American democracy advocates barred by Egyptian authorities from leaving the country have sought refuge at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, officials said Monday, as tensions between the …


  • Egyptian Cabinet resigns

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state television says the Cabinet has submitted its resignation to the ruling military council but will stay on to run the nation’s day-to-day affairs until a …


  • Family endures ultra adventure in Sahara

    T he Sahara Desert was a high point for the Lowe family, led by a father with a weakness for challenging his endurance. In the past year, Ted Lowe of …


  • Hazards of desert trek paled to Cairo taxi

    “Cairo was a dump,” Ted Lowe said, recalling the day he arrived in Egypt with his daughter and son to race an ultramarathon in the Sahara Desert. They bought all …


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