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Cairo museum weighs up cost of protests

Cairo’s Egyptian Museum houses some of the world’s greatest ancient treasures, but last month’s unrest prompted fears over the fate of its historical artifacts. Among the prized objects at the Egyptian Museum are towering statues of ancient pharaohs, a rare … read more

Libyan plane lands in Cairo carrying Libyan official

Major General Abdul-Rahman al-Zawi, head of Libya’s logistics and supply authority, arrived on a private jet in Egyptian capital Cairo Wednesday, according to a source at the airport. Related: Gaddafi blames unrest on foreigners TRIPOLI, March 9 (Xinhua) — Libya’s … read more

13 killed in clashes between Copts and Muslims

Egypt suffered the deadliest unrest since President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster when clashes Wednesday between Muslims and Coptic Christians left 13 dead and 140 injured. The bloodshed, on the edge of a Cairo slum, renewed concern about the government’s willingness to … read more

Protest images scare Mideast tourists

Prince Harry, the third in line to the English throne, recently canceled his trip to Dubai where he was due to play in a weekend charity polo tournament. ‚ÄúPrince Harry was very much looking forward to the visit but feels … read more

Egypt detains 47 police officers

The Egyptian government has detained a total of 47 police officers for allegedly destroying documents in offices of the State Security Services. The arrests came on Monday amid destruction of security buildings across Egypt by angry protesters a Press TV … read more

U.S. Military Aircraft Bring Displaced Egyptians Home

Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, joined Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft March 5 in airlifting displaced Egyptian citizens here from Djerba, Tunisia. More than 300 passengers traveled on four flights. The aircraft and teams conducted … read more