Four arrested, others injured in protests

CAIRO, March 29 (UPI) -- Four people were arrested and dozens injured in clashes Friday between police and protesters in Cairo, officials said.

Egypt to extradite Gadhafi regime figures

CAIRO, March 25 (UPI) -- Two officials from Libya's Moammar Gadhafi regime will be returned from Egypt, where they were arrested last week, Egyptian officials said.

Morsi salutes Egypt's police, soldiers

CAIRO, March 15 (UPI) -- Egypt's president saluted police officers and soldiers Friday, telling them the country would "be able to pass through" a phase of recent police strikes.
Arab ministers eye regional security plan

Arab ministers eye regional security plan

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 14 (UPI) -- Arab League interior ministers have called for an integrated solution to the region's challenges in dealing with crime and terrorism.

Group sets up street militias in Egypt

CAIRO, March 13 (UPI) -- The Egyptian Sunni militant group al-Gama'a al-Islamiya intends to form militias to restore order to the streets, a member of the group says.

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At least 2 killed in protests in Egypt

CAIRO, March 9 (UPI) -- At least two people were killed in protests Saturday after an Egyptian court upheld death sentences in the 2012 Port Said soccer massacre trial, officials said.

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Egyptian police on strike

CAIRO, March 8 (UPI) -- More than 30 police stations were closed across Egypt to protest the way the Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim operates, a ministry statement said.

Arsenal workers join protests over deaths

PORT SAID, Egypt, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Workers at an Egyptian arsenal in Port Said joined a civil disobedience campaign Monday to protest the deaths of demonstrators last month, officials say.
Morsi blamed for protester deaths

Morsi blamed for protester deaths

CAIRO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi should be held criminally responsible for the alleged torture and death of a protester Monday, activists said.
Mubarak may move to military hospital

Mubarak may move to military hospital

CAIRO, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Egyptian prison authorities are seeking permission from the Defense Ministry to transfer former President Hosni Mubarak to a military hospital.

Sudan: 'Coup plot' amid growing turmoil

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The recent arrests of Sudan's former intelligence chief and others on charges of plotting a coup against President Omar al-Bashir suggest that his regime is gripped by internal rifts.

Egyptian tombs open to public once again

CAIRO, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Egyptian officials said the country's second largest pyramid and six ancient royal and noble tombs have been opened to the public after a 10-year restoration.
Cairo court bans bearded police

Cairo court bans bearded police

CAIRO, July 5 (UPI) -- A Cairo court has upheld an Interior Ministry decision imposing disciplinary action against Egyptian police officers who sport beards.
Violence resumes in Cairo

Violence resumes in Cairo

CAIRO, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Tear gas filled the air in Cairo Monday as police moved to disperse protesters angered by Parliament's failure to rein in the military's power, witnesses said.
Egyptians complain about lack of security

Egyptians complain about lack of security

ARISH, Egypt, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Egyptian interior minister said he was focusing on the Cairo security situation, sparking protests in North Sinai province over an outbreak of kidnappings.
Kenyan, Somali forces hit al-Shabaab

Kenyan, Somali forces hit al-Shabaab

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Somali military officials said pro-government forces drove al-Shabaab militants from their positions with the help of Kenyan military forces.

Trial sought in imams' airport suit

MINNEAPOLIS , Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Airport officials in Minneapolis and US Airways are seeking a jury trial for a lawsuit filed by five Muslim clerics who were removed from a plane.

6 charged in Fort Dix plot arraigned

CAMDEN, N.J., June 14 (UPI) -- The six men caught up in an alleged plot to attack Fort Dix, the Army base in South Jersey, were arraigned Thursday in federal court in Camden.

Sudan peacekeepers get eviction notice

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The government of Sudan told African Union peacekeepers Monday they must leave at the end of the month when their mandate in war-torn Darfur expires.

Nine of 11 Egyptian students in custody

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Nine out of 11 Egyptian students who went missing in the United States two weeks ago are in custody, U.S. officials said Saturday.

Former conjoined twins enjoy independence

CAIRO, June 2 (UPI) -- Two Egyptian boys born as conjoined twins and separated during a 34-hour operation in 2003 are said to be enjoying life on their own.

Egyptian conjoined twins head home

DALLAS, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A pair of conjoined twins successfully separated by surgery two years ago headed home to Egypt Saturday, a report said.

Second Egyptian twin undergoes surgery

DALLAS, April 26 (UPI) -- The second of the formerly conjoined Egyptian twins underwent successful reconstructive skull surgery Tuesday at a Dallas hospital. Dr. Kenneth E. Salyer reported that 3-year-old Mohamed Ibrahim was recovery well after the four-hour operation, WFAA-TV in
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