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Cairo protest demands end to military rule

CAIRO, May 2 (UPI) -- Protesters in Cairo said Wednesday the deadly violence that has erupted there was sparked by mobs aligned with the military government.

Ex Arab League chief's chances boosted

CAIRO, April 18 (UPI) -- A decision by Egypt's Supreme Electoral Commission to bar 10 of the 23 presidential candidates boosts the former Arab League chief's chances, officials said.

Banned Egyptian candidates appeal

CAIRO, April 16 (UPI) -- An Egyptian commission is considering the appeals of five candidates, including front-runners, who were banned from running for president, officials said.

Egyptian trial adjourns in NGO case

CAIRO, April 12 (UPI) -- The third session in a trial of 43 people in Egypt accused of working for American aid groups that took foreign funds without government consent has adjourned.

Soccer fans protest over stadium riot

TANTA, Egypt, April 5 (UPI) -- Supporters of Egypt's al-Ahly soccer team protested to demand accountability from officials they blame for the deadly Port Said soccer riot.
Abbas in Cairo despite death threats

Abbas in Cairo despite death threats

CAIRO, April 1 (UPI) -- Death threats did not stop Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas from traveling to Cairo Sunday to meet with Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi, officials said.

Egypt arrests spouse swapping couple

CAIRO, March 25 (UPI) -- An Egyptian couple were arrested for allegedly creating a Facebook page for spouse swapping, the head of Giza's vice department, Omar Abdel Aal, said.
Boy dead, dozens injured in Egypt protests

Boy dead, dozens injured in Egypt protests

PORT SAID, Egypt, March 24 (UPI) -- A 13-year-old boy was fatally shot and dozens of others were injured in clashes between security forces and soccer fans in Port Said, Egypt, officials said.

Seven sentenced in land dispute massacre

BANHA, Egypt, March 22 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court has sentenced one person to death and six others to prison terms in a case involving a land dispute that resulted in 15 deaths.

Calls to oust Israel ambassador from Egypt

CAIRO, March 13 (UPI) -- Egyptian parliamentarians called for the ouster of Israeli Ambassador Yaakov Amitai and the recall of Egypt's ambassador to Tel Aviv due to violence in Gaza.

Egyptian security officers' trial delayed

DAMIETTA, Egypt, March 12 (UPI) -- An Egyptian criminal court postponed until May the trial of two security officers accused of killing protesters during last year's "Friday of Anger."
Court rejects Mubarak amnesty referendum

Court rejects Mubarak amnesty referendum

CAIRO, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court has rejected a lawsuit seeking a referendum on whether to give amnesty to ex-President Hosni Mubarak and his family.

Aboul Fotouh: Attack will not deter him

CAIRO, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh said Thursday's attack in which he suffered a concussion would not deter him from running.

Egypt: Family fights leave four dead

CAIRO, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Four people died and nine others were injured in two separate violent confrontations between families in two Egyptian villages, government officials said.
Egypt postpones virginity test trial

Egypt postpones virginity test trial

NASR CITY, Egypt, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- An Egyptian military court has ordered a postponement in the case against military doctors accused of conducting virginity tests on a female activist.
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