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  • Talks in Egypt follow start of Gaza cease-fire

    Talks in Egypt follow start of Gaza cease-fire

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-08-01 07:16:29 GMT
    Talks between Israel and the Palestinians are scheduled following the start of a three day cease-fire. 
    Talks between Israel and the Palestinians are scheduled following the start of a three day cease-fire. 
  • Egyptian media: 3 militants die in car explosion

    Egyptian media: 3 militants die in car explosion

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:55 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:55:52 GMT
    Egypt's official news agency says three suspected militants have died when their car blew up south of Cairo.
    Three suspected militants died Wednesday when a bomb they were carrying in their car apparently went off by accident in a town south of Cairo, Egypt's official news agency reported.
  • Feds end effort to reclaim mummy mask for Egypt

    Feds end effort to reclaim mummy mask for Egypt

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:27:41 GMT
    A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of a years-long custody battle will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum now that the U.S. government is giving up its effort to reclaim it for Egypt.
    A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of a years-long custody fight will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum now that the U.S. government is giving up its fight to reclaim it for Egypt.
  • In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

    In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:14:37 GMT
    In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at. The militant group that rules Gaza is demanding Egypt open its...
    In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at. The militant group that rules Gaza is demanding Egypt open its border...
  • Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work

    Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:43:34 GMT
    An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country.
    An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country.
  • Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

    Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:53:30 GMT
    The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a...
    The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary...
  • Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

    Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:51 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:51:27 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support for a Mideast cease-fire. But he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term...
    Egypt's foreign minister raised the possibility Tuesday of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians as part of negotiating a cease-fire in the war that has broken out on the Gaza Strip.
  • Death toll rises to 22 in Egypt border post attack

    Death toll rises to 22 in Egypt border post attack

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:22:19 GMT
    A military official says the death toll among troops from a brazen attack on a border post in Egypt's western desert has risen to 22.
    The death toll from a brazen attack on a border post in Egypt's western desert along the border with Libya has risen to 22 troops, including three officers, the military said Sunday.
  • Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

    Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:55 AM EDT2014-07-20 05:55:05 GMT
    Security officials say at least 15 Egyptian troops have been killed in an attack by gunmen in the country's western desert.
    Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province along the border with neighboring Libya.
  • Tom Hanks in Egypt to film 'Hologram for the King'

    Tom Hanks in Egypt to film 'Hologram for the King'

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-07-19 16:09:58 GMT
    Egypt's state news agency says Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film in the country's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada.
    Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film "A Hologram for the King" in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the country's state news agency reported Saturday.
  • Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Egypt becoming police state, Islamists say

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-30 21:42:03 GMT
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.
    Muslim Brotherhood supporters say they are the victims of an unjust crackdown in Egypt.
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