Egypt

An Egyptian youth takes in the scene beneath him at a Coptic Christian church in the Waraa neighborhood of Cairo late Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 after gunmen on motorcycles opened fire, killing a man, woman and child. (AP Photo/Mohsen Nabil)

Egypt’s Christians stunned after church shooting

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Christians were stunned Monday by a drive-by shooting in which masked gunmen sprayed a wedding party outside a Cairo church with automatic weapons fire, killing four people, including two young girls, […]

10/21/2013

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Freeze of aid stirs anti-US sentiment in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Washington’s decision to withhold millions of dollars in mostly military aid to Egypt is fueling anti-U.S. sentiment and the perception that Washington supports Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist president the military ousted in […]

10/10/2013

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, second left, stands with an Egyptian army official before laying a wreath at the tomb of late President Anwar al-Sadat in Cairo, April 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool, File)

Egypt decries US aid freeze, says it’s “incorrect”

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Thursday decried Washington’s decision to freeze a sizable chunk of its annual $1.5 billion aid to Egypt, saying the move was wrong and ill-timed. In Egypt’s first public reaction, the […]

10/10/2013

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi attends a bi-lateral signing ceremony with Brazil's president at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, May 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)

Trial date for Morsi stokes Egypt political drama

CAIRO (AP) — The trial of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi will begin on Nov. 4, authorities announced Wednesday, launching a politically charged prosecution of the country’s first democratically elected leader on charges he incited […]

10/09/2013

Egypt demonstrators mark killing of Christians

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of Egyptians are holding candles, waving pictures of slain protesters and demanding retribution from former generals while marking the second anniversary of the killing of 26 people, mostly Christians, in a […]

10/09/2013

A migrating stork is held in a police station after a citizen suspected it of being a spy and brought it to the authorities in the Qena governorate, some 280 miles southeast of Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Egyptian authorities detain suspected ‘spy’ bird

CAIRO (AP) — In a case that ruffled feathers in Egypt, authorities have detained a migratory bird that a citizen suspected of being a spy. A man in Egypt’s Qena governorate, some 450 kilometers (280 […]

08/31/2013

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi chants slogans against the Egyptian army during a march after the Friday prayer near the Al-Nour mosque in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

Pro-Morsi rallies in Egypt smaller amid arrests

CAIRO (AP) — Supporters of Egypt’s deposed president, who once overwhelmed cities in the hundreds of thousands, changed tactics Friday by demonstrating in scattered, small rallies that avoided confronting a heavy military deployment waiting for […]

08/23/2013

President Barack Obama returns a salute as he is met in the tarmac by the 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews Commander Col. William Knight, right, as he switched from the Marine One helicopter to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

US pressed to react to violence in Syria, Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is poised to suspend another major weapons shipment to Egypt amid deep divisions within the Obama administration over whether to cut off aid to the military-backed government. The debate mirrors […]

08/22/2013

Egyptian medics escort former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, 85, into an ambulance after he was flown by a helicopter ambulance to the Maadi Military Hospital from Torah prison in, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.  (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Hosni Mubarak released from prison

CAIRO (AP) — Smiling and wearing a white T-shirt, Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was released from prison Thursday and flown to a military hospital outside Cairo where he will be held under house arrest. […]

08/22/2013

Damaged pharaonic objects lie on the floor of the Malawi Antiquities Museum after it was ransacked and looted between the evening of Thursday, Aug. 15 and the morning of Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Malawi, south of Minya, Egypt. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, El Shorouk Newspaper, File)

Egypt’s devastating museum looting latest casualty

CAIRO (AP) — As violent clashes roiled Egypt, looters made away with a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry and more than 1,000 other artifacts in the biggest theft to hit an Egyptian museum […]

08/19/2013

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