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13 dead in Egypt unrest on uprising anniversary: Officials

Cairo - At least 12 protesters and a policeman were killed in unrest in Egypt on Sunday as the country marked the fourth anniversary of its 2011 uprising, officials said.

Protester killed as Egypt marks revolt anniversary

Alexandria - Egypt on Sunday marked the fraught anniversary of its 2011 democratic revolt, with the death of a protester and a bomb blast in the capital underscoring tensions in the most populous Arab country.

Egypt protester killed on eve of uprising anniversary

Cairo - A female demonstrator was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a rare leftwing protest in central Cairo Saturday, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, an official said.

Egypt court frees Mubarak sons pending corruption retrial

Cairo - An Egyptian court ordered Thursday the release of ousted president Hosni Mubarak's two sons pending their retrial on corruption charges, a judicial official said.

Oldest Gospel fragment discovered in mummy mask

Cairo - Possibly the earliest known fragment of the New Testament, a papyrus with words from the Gospel of Saint Mark, has been discovered in a lower-class Egyptian mummy’s burial mask, dating from the First century, about 80-90 A.D.

Canada seeks release of Canadian Al Jazeera journalist in Egypt

Cairo - Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird left for Egypt Monday bound for Egypt. He is expected to be in Cairo this Thursday. He will meet with government officials in an attempt to obtain the release of Mohamed Fahmy an Egyptian-Canadian journalist.

Egypt court overturns Mubarak verdict, orders retrial

Cairo - An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned former president Hosni Mubarak's conviction on corruption charges and ordered a retrial, but the ex-strongman remained in detention pending a judicial order.

Egypt Muslim authority slams new Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoon

Cairo - Egypt's state sponsored Islamic authority on Tuesday denounced as a provocation the planned publication of another cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed in the new issue of French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Egypt court overturns Mubarak graft verdict, orders retrial

Cairo - An Egyptian appeals court on Tuesday overturned a three-year prison sentence against ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak on corruption charges and ordered a retrial in the sole case pending against him.

Egypt court overturns Mubarak jail sentence for graft

Cairo - An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned a three-year prison sentence against ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak on corruption charges and ordered a retrial in the sole case still pending against him.

26 men acquitted of 'debauchery' in Cairo bathhouse trial

Cairo - An Egyptian court on Monday acquitted 26 men accused of "debauchery" after their night-time arrest from a Cairo bathhouse for suspected homosexual activity, in a case which triggered international concern.

26 men acquitted of 'debauchery' in Cairo bathhouse trial

Cairo - An Egyptian court on Monday acquitted 26 men accused of "debauchery" after their night-time arrest from a Cairo bathhouse for suspected homosexual activity, in a case which triggered international concern.

Egypt sets parliamentary poll dates as Sisi cements grip

Cairo - Egypt said Thursday it is to hold parliamentary elections from March 21 but analysts said the new legislature will offer no meaningful opposition to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's iron-fisted rule.

Libya appeals for weapons to battle militias

Cairo - Libya's internationally recognised government on Monday appealed for weapons to combat militias which have seized parts of the oil-rich but conflict-wracked nation, at an emergency meeting of the Arab League.

Al-Jazeera journalists face more jail time, eye deportation

Cairo - Three Al-Jazeera journalists faced Friday the prospect of at least several more weeks in Egyptian prison, with two of them awaiting a decision on whether they can be deported, lawyers and relatives said.

Mohamed Fahmy gets retrial, remains in prison

Cairo - Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy remains in prison as he awaits a retrial along with fellow Al-Jazeera journalists Baher Mohammed and Peter Greste. The trio were denied bail by the judge who ordered the retrial on Thursday.

Egypt court orders retrial of jailed Jazeera reporters

Cairo - Egypt's top court Thursday ordered a retrial of three Al-Jazeera reporters whose imprisonment on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood triggered global outrage, but kept them in custody pending a new hearing.

Egypt court hears jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

Cairo - Egypt's top court began hearing an appeal Thursday by three jailed journalists of Al-Jazeera television as hopes for their release grew amid thawing relations between Cairo and Qatar, where it is based.

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

Cairo - Egypt's top court hears an appeal Thursday by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base.

Egypt cuts jail terms in 'gay wedding' case

Cairo - An Egyptian appeals court Saturday reduced jail sentences given to eight men over a gay wedding video that went viral on the Internet to one year each, from three years.
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