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  • Egypt court to rule swiftly in 2nd mass trial

    MINYA, Egypt (AP) — After a single session with no defense lawyers present, an Egyptian judge said Tuesday he will issue verdicts next month in a new mass trial of 683 suspected Islamists on charges of murder and attempted murder, a day after he sentenced hundreds to death in a similar trial...

  • Egyptian court sentences nearly 530 to death

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court Monday sentenced to death nearly 530 suspected backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi over a deadly attack on a police station, capping a swift, two-day mass trial in which defense attorneys were not allowed to present their case. It was the largest single...

  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia to pressure Qatar at summit

    KUWAIT CITY (AP) — An assortment of Arab nations will likely use an Arab summit this week to try to pressure the tiny but wealthy Gulf nation of Qatar to stop supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and other opposition movements throughout the region. Egypt and Saudi Arabia have labeled the Muslim...

  • Egypt Al-Jazeera trial resumes March 31

    CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer in Egypt's trial of three journalists and 17 others has cross-examined a witness over his analysis of footage shot by the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera English that the prosecution says undermines national security. The footage wasn't seen in Monday's session. But...

  • Egypt: Court orders leading activist freed on bail

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday ordered the release on bail pending trial of a prominent activist charged with breaking a new law that heavily restricts protests, after he spent nearly four months in jail. The case against Alaa Abdel-Fattah and 24 other defendants was criticized by...

  • AP Interview: Egyptian fights for women's equality

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A year ago, Egyptian politician and women's rights activist Mervat Tallawy defied the Muslim Brotherhood to spearhead the adoption of a U.N. blueprint to combat violence against women. Now she's back campaigning against conservatives to ensure that equality for women...

  • Egypt's stock market reaches new, 5-year high

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's stock market reached a new, 5-year high Thursday, pushing to levels unseen since the 2008 global economic crisis despite ongoing political turmoil and unrest in the country. The country's main stock index, the EGX30, closed up at 8,459.38 points. That's a 24.7 percent...



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