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Eight killed in explosions near Egypt-Israel border

Eight killed in explosions near Egypt-Israel border

AL-ARISH, Egypt, July 14 (UPI) --At least eight people were killed Monday in explosions near a security compound in al-Arish on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, near Israel and Gaza.
Ed Adamczyk
Egyptians must choose between Israeli TV or condemned Al Jazeera to watch World Cup

Egyptians must choose between Israeli TV or condemned Al Jazeera to watch World Cup

CAIRO, July 11 (UPI) --Egyptians are facing a World Cup dilemma as the only two channels that carry the games are Israeli TV and the government condemned Al Jazeera.
Aileen Graef
Egypt's Sisi: journalists should have been deported, not convicted

Egypt's Sisi: journalists should have been deported, not convicted

CAIRO, July 7 (UPI) --Egyptian President Abdel al-Sisi said Al Jazeera journalists should have been deported, rather than convicted, for supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
Ed Adamczyk
UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 29, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 29, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 29, 2014
By United Press International
Four explosions rock Cairo's subway system, wounding at least six

Four explosions rock Cairo's subway system, wounding at least six

CAIRO, June 25 (UPI) --Egyptian media is reporting four explosions in Cairo's subway system and two outside a courthouse in Heliopolis, injuring at least six people Wednesday.
Ananth Baliga
Three Al Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt

Three Al Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt

CAIRO, June 23 (UPI) --An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison for tailoring their news reports to support the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ananth Baliga
Al-Sisi sworn in as Egypt's president

Al-Sisi sworn in as Egypt's president

CAIRO, June 9 (UPI) --Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in as Egypt's president and called for policy changes "to compensate what we have missed and correct the mistakes of the past."
Ed Adamczyk
Egypt declares former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi president

Egypt declares former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi president

CAIRO, June 3 (UPI) --Former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was declared president of Egypt on Tuesday after capturing 96.9 percent of the votes.
JC Finley
Low turnout in Egypt's presidential election

Low turnout in Egypt's presidential election

CAIRO , May 27 (UPI) --A low voter turnout in Egypt is compromising leading presidential candidate Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's opportunity for a mandate and new legitimacy.
Ed Adamczyk
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak found guilty of embezzlement

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak found guilty of embezzlement

CAIRO, May 21 (UPI) --Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for embezzling public funds -- his second conviction since 2011.
Ananth Baliga
3 police killed, 9 wounded in Cairo shooting as Egypt prepares for election

3 police killed, 9 wounded in Cairo shooting as Egypt prepares for election

CAIRO, May 20 (UPI) --Three paramilitary police officers were killed in a drive-by shooting at Cairo's al-Azhar University on Tuesday, a week before national elections will be held.
Ed Adamczyk
Egypt court acquits 169 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

Egypt court acquits 169 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

CAIRO, May 19 (UPI) --An Egyptian court acquitted 169 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood on Monday of charges related to unrest in August 2013.
JC Finley
Egypt to receive Apache helicopters

Egypt to receive Apache helicopters

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Egypt will recieve the eagerly-anticipated delivery of 10 Apache helicopters from the United States.
Ed Adamczyk
Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood candidates from elections

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood candidates from elections

CAIRO, April 16 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court ordered the ban on current and former members of the Muslim Brotherhood from running in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.
JC Finley
Egyptian Defense Minister al-Sisi announces plans to run for president

Egyptian Defense Minister al-Sisi announces plans to run for president

March 27 (UPI) -- Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced Wednesday that he will resign his military position in order to run for president.
JC Finley
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Egyptian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood hold pictures of deposed president Mohamed Morsi as they shout slogans at Rabia al-Adawiyya Square during a protest following the military coup in Cairo, Egypt on July 5, 2013. Shooting could be heard coming from both the Republican Guard and the ranks of the protesters. UPI/Ahmed Jomaa
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