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  • Egyptian policeman sentenced to 8 years over a vet death 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 10:48 am

    CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced a policeman to eight years in prison for beating a veterinarian to death, in a case that sparked public anger over rampant police abuses.

  • Egyptian Christian students stand trial for insulting Islam 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:47 am

    CAIRO - Three Coptic Christian students face charges of insulting Islam and will stand trial this week after appearing in a video mocking Muslim prayers, one of a series of court cases that reflect lingering religious intolerance and Muslim-Christian tensions in Egypt.

  • Egypt's top auditor faces backlash over corruption findings 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 2:14 am

    CAIRO - Egypt's top auditor ignited an uproar when he estimated that corruption had cost the country billions of dollars. Yet the anger was not directed against the government or even long-established oligarchs, but at the auditor himself.

  • Al-Jazeera sues Egypt over arrests, raids and seizures 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 10:09 am

    CAIRO - Al-Jazeera is suing Egypt over its crackdown on the Qatar-owned broadcaster's activists and journalists following the 2013 overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, the network said Wednesday.

  • Egypt eases restrictions on foreign currency for importers 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 10:42 am

    CAIRO - Egypt will allow importers to keep larger amounts of foreign currency in banks, the Central Bank said Tuesday, in a move that will be welcomed by businesses.

  • Activists arrested in Egypt ahead of revolution anniversary 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 5:02 am

    CAIRO - Egyptian authorities are rounding up activists two weeks before the fifth anniversary of the Jan. 25 uprising which led to the ouster of longtime President Hosni Mubarak.

  • Egypt unveils rare whale fossil museum to boost tourism 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 5:50 pm

    VALLEY OF THE WHALES, Egypt - Egypt on Thursday unveiled what it said is the Middle East's first museum dedicated to fossils that showcases an early form of whales, now extinct and known as the "walking whale."

  • Egypt unveils rare whale fossil museum to boost tourism 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 2:59 pm

    VALLEY OF THE WHALES, Egypt - Egypt on Thursday unveiled what it said is the Middle East's first museum dedicated to fossils that showcases an early form of whales, now extinct and known as the "walking whale."

  • Egypt to spend $32M upgrading tourist resort security 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 2:27 pm

    CAIRO - The Egyptian government will spend $32 million to upgrade security in two Red Sea resorts popular with foreign tourists in the wake of recent attacks on hotels and the suspected terror bombing of a Russian airliner, the tourism minister said Thursday.

  • Egypt renews combat deployment in Red Sea, Gulf for a year 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 1:08 pm

    CAIRO - Egypt on Thursday renewed for another year its "combat" military deployment in the Red Sea and Persian Gulf regions, according to an official statement.

  • Egypt's first parliament in 3 years off to chaotic start 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 11:14 am

    CAIRO - Egypt's first parliament in three years is off to a rocky start, with flamboyant displays of support for the president and general rowdiness leading to a cutoff of live coverage after just two sessions and drawing ridicule even from pro-government media.