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

    CAIRO (AP) — 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. The main evidence cited in the 57-page document obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday was...

  • Egypt group claims palace blasts that killed 2

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for bomb blasts outside the presidential palace in Cairo that killed two senior police officers and wounded 10 other people, taunting authorities that it was able to strike even the most secure locations in a campaign of violence...

  • Blasts kill 2 senior policemen near Egypt palace

    CAIRO (AP) — Three homemade bombs went off near Egypt's presidential palace on Monday, killing two senior police officers and injuring 10 other people on the anniversary of mass protests that led to the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. The devices were planted less than 20 meters...

  • Egypt's President in Africa, first foreign trip

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday traveled to Algeria and to Equatorial Guinea to attend an African summit and discuss security and water issues, in his first trip outside the country since he assumed the presidency earlier this month. El-Sissi told state TV...

  • 4 blasts hit Cairo subway stations, court, wound 3

    CAIRO (AP) — Four near-simultaneous small explosions went off in subway stations and outside a court building in Cairo on Wednesday, wounding three people and causing widespread panic among morning commuters, officials said, in the first attacks since the election of Egyptian President...

  • El-Sissi says he donates half his wealth to Egypt

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Tuesday he will donate half of his personal wealth and half of his salary to help the country's crippling economy, the improvement of which he said requires sacrifices from all Egyptians. El-Sissi also said he asked the government to...

  • Egypt president refuses pardon for journalists

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Tuesday rejected calls from the United States and other Western governments that he pardon or commute the sentences of three Al-Jazeera journalists who were handed heavy prison terms a day earlier in a court ruling that raised...

  • Reporter's father says stunned by Egypt decision

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The father of an Australian journalist jailed in Egypt said his family was stunned by the court's decision to imprison his son, and Australia's prime minister vowed his government would work quickly to free the reporter and get him out of Cairo. Australian Peter...

  • The amazing and omniscient Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton wants you to know that Hillary Clinton is omniscient. At least, that's the impression I got from reading the Washington Post's advanced look at her new memoir, "Hard Choices," to be released Tuesday. As Clinton gears up for another presidential run, one of the main challenges...



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