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  • Tortured Italian student died 'slow death': Egypt official story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 5:09 pm

    CAIRO - The body of an Italian graduate student who disappeared last month has been found with multiple stab wounds, cigarette burns and other signs of torture and a "slow death" on a roadside on the outskirts of Cairo, an Egyptian prosecutor said Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Video of Egyptians giving police condom balloons goes viral 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 1:17 am

    CAIRO - A video showing a reporter and an actor handing Egyptian policemen condom balloons on the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising received more than 1 million views online but could land them in jail.

  • 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'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.

  • European tourists in stable condition after Egypt stabbing story has photos
    Updated: Jan-09-16 11:16 am

    HURGHADA, Egypt - Two Austrians and a Swede who were stabbed in an attack on a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada were only lightly wounded and in stable condition on Saturday, an Egyptian hospital official said.

  • Egypt upholds prison sentence for former autocrat Mubarak 
    Updated: Jan-09-16 8:18 am

    CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld a three-year prison sentence for graft that was already served by former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons, who are out of prison and will not have to serve additional time.

  • Three tourists wounded at Egyptian resort 
    Updated: Jan-08-16 8:15 pm

    CAIRO - Two suspected militants stabbed and wounded three foreign tourists - two Austrians and a Swede - at a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada on Friday, the Interior Ministry said.

  • 2 Austrians, 1 Swede wounded in attack in Egyptian resort 
    Updated: Jan-08-16 4:55 pm

    CAIRO - Two suspected militants stabbed and wounded three foreign tourists - two Austrians and a Swede - at a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada on Friday, the Interior Ministry said.

  • Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-07-16 12:15 pm

    MOSCOW - For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday.

  • Egypt Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight security 
    Updated: Jan-06-16 7:59 pm

    CAIRO - Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christians flocked to churches on Wednesday to attend Masses on Christmas Eve across the predominantly Muslim country, as the government continues to battle a burgeoning Islamic insurgency.