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Bomb blast in Egypt kills key witness in Morsi trial

Bomb blast in Egypt kills key witness in Morsi trial

CAIRO, Sept. 21 (UPI) --A bomb blast killed three Egyptian police officers Sunday, including a key witness in the trial against deposed President Mohamed Morsi.
Fred Lambert
Egypt accuses Human Rights Watch of violating sovereignty

Egypt accuses Human Rights Watch of violating sovereignty

CAIRO, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Egypt has accused Human Rights Watch of violating its sovereignty after the non-profit released a report accusing the Egyptian government of mass atrocities.
JC Finley
Rights group denied entry into Egypt after allegations

Rights group denied entry into Egypt after allegations

LONDON, Aug. 11 (UPI) --Officials of the activist group Human Rights Watch claimed they were denied entry to Egypt as they arrived with a report critical of Egyptian security actions.
Ed Adamczyk
UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

On this date in history: Richard Nixon was nominated ... and announced his resignation.
By United Press International
11 killed as Egypt destroys tunnels to Gaza

11 killed as Egypt destroys tunnels to Gaza

CAIRO, Aug. 4 (UPI) --Three tunnels between Egypt and Gaza, used for smuggling, were destroyed in a crackdown on area militants, an Egyptian Army spokesman said Monday.
Ed Adamczyk
UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 31, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 31, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 31, 2014
By United Press International
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
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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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