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Egypt Releases Internet Activist

Egyptian security authorities have released an Internet activist after they detained him Monday at his home near Cairo.The activist group April 6 Youth Movement said security agents seized member Rami al-Sweisy in the early morning hours Monday (3:30 a.m. local … read more

What Clinton brings to Egypt

When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed Sunday night in Sharm el Sheikh, she brought with her $900 million in U.S. aid for the Palestinians. Total pledges for the Gaza donor conference will ultimately top $4.4 billion.And almost as soon … read more

Clinton in Egypt for talks

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Egypt Sunday to begin talks on efforts to rebuild Gaza and find a way to peace in the Middle East.In her first visit to the region since becoming the United States’ top … read more

Media still pondering bizzare market bombing

The 22 February 2009 bombing in the popular Khan El-Khalili market, in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which left one person dead and over 20 wounded, has left the Egyptian media still pondering over the bizzare incident.Almost all the major Egyptian … read more

Egypt rejects US report on its rights record

Egypt on Friday dismissed as unacceptable a US report which branded Cairo’s human rights record as poor, the foreign ministry said in a statement.”Egypt does not accept any country assuming the role of a custodian of the Egyptian people or … read more

U.S. citizen stabbed in Cairo tourist area

A U.S. citizen was stabbed and wounded in a popular Cairo tourist area Friday in front of his wife in the second attack on foreigners in the Egyptian capital in less than a week, security sources said.They said the American, … read more

Wooden sarcophaguses found in tomb

Japanese archaeologists working in Egypt have found four wooden sarcophaguses and associated grave goods which could date back up to 3,300 years, the Egyptian government said on Thursday.The team from Waseda University in Tokyo discovered the anthropomorphic sarcophaguses in a … read more