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Strong explosion rocks police station in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A strong explosion rocked a police headquarters in a Nile Delta city north of Cairo early Tuesday leaving at least 11 people dead and scores of others injured, according to state news […]

12/23/2013

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

In this April 13, 2013 photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from behind bars as he attends a hearing in his retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo, File)

Egypt’s Mubarak may be released; 25 police killed

CAIRO (AP) — Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is on retrial for the killings of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster, could be released from custody later this […]

08/19/2013

In this Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 photo, a rocket is launched from an Israeli anti-missile system known as Iron Dome. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Israel army shoots down rocket near Egypt border

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a rocket launched toward a Red Sea resort town near the border with Egypt on Tuesday, the army said. It was the first time Israel’s Iron Dome […]

08/13/2013

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi sprays cold water at passing supporters as he stands on a barrier recently set up where protesters have installed their camp in Giza, southwest of Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Police offer safety if Egyptian protests end

CAIRO (AP) — Authorities offered “safe passage and protection” Thursday for thousands of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi if they end their two large sit-ins in Cairo. The Interior Ministry’s offer appears to be […]

08/01/2013

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Israelis near Egypt advised to stay indoors

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security officials have advised residents living near the Egyptian border to stay indoors because of fighting in the neighboring country. Egyptian security forces have been clashing with Islamic militants in the […]

07/14/2013

Special forces soldier aims weapon as soldiers surround supporters of president Mohammed Morsi, Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Death toll stands at 30

CAIRO (AP) – Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Nighttime […]

07/05/2013

Egypt discovers ancient port and writings

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state minister of antiquities says a Franco-Egyptian exploration team has discovered a Red Sea port dating back about 4,500 years to Great Pyramid builder King Cheops of the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom.

04/11/2013

Egypt: No need to amend treaty with Israel

CAIRO (AP) – A spokesman for Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi said Wednesday that there is currently no need to amend the peace treaty with Israel, despite calls in Cairo to revise the 1979 accord to […]

09/26/2012

Militants attack peacekeeper base in Egypt's Sinai

CAIRO (AP) – A senior official with the international peacekeeping force in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula says suspected Islamic militants stormed their base near the Gaza-Israel border, wounding four officers. The official says militants armed with […]

09/14/2012

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