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  • An Egyptian woman in the Mataraya neighborhood of Cairo shows the ink on her finger after voting May 24, 2012, the second day of a landmark presidential election to produce a successor to longtime authoritarian ruler Hosni Mubarak. (Associated Press)

    In Egypt vote, families debate on generation lines

    Egypt's landmark election for a new leader, in which voting took place for a second day Thursday, has brought out a generation gap in many families around the country, with elders looking to old, known faces and their children yearning for something new.


  • Presidential candidates bring Israel to forefront

    Candidates for Egypt's highest office have sharpened their anti-Israel rhetoric with barely a week left until voters cast their ballots in the first presidential election since last year's revolution.


  • A protester holds a banner depicting one-time presidential candidates Omar Suleiman, Ahmed Shafik and Amr Moussa behind bars at a protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday. Of the three, only Mr. Moussa remains on the ballot; Mr. Suleiman and Mr. Shafik are among 11 disqualified by Egypt's electoral commission. (Associated Press)

    Just 3 major presidential candidates remain in Egypt

    Egypt's electoral commission disqualified another well-known presidential candidate Tuesday, setting up a three-way race whose outcome could decide the direction of the country's year-old revolution.


  • An Egyptian protester looks on during clashes with security forces near the Interior Ministry in Cairo on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Egypt's ruling generals face mounting pressure

    Egypt's military rulers faced mounting pressure on two fronts Sunday, with a fourth day of violent street protests spearheading calls to speed up the transfer of power to a civilian administration and the U.S. threatening to cut more than a billion dollars in badly needed aid.


  • Illustration: Henry Wallace and Obama

    TYRRELL: Obama gives war a go

    Well, it's official. The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has asked the Nobel Prize Committee to take back President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize owing to Mr. Obama's missile strikes in Libya. The head of Russia's Liberal Democratic Party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, also has weighed in, and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is really in a snit. This is the best news Col. Moammar Gadhafi has had in weeks.


  • Tracer bullets are fired in the skies over Tripoli, Libya, as heavy explosions rock the city early Sunday, March 20, 2011. The United States and European nations pounded Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces and air defenses with cruise missiles and airstrikes Saturday, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq war in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

    Arab League reconsiders action against Libya

    A Western coalition Sunday kept up a barrage of airstrikes on Libya, while the head of the Arab League condemned the military action and called an emergency meeting to reconsider Arab support for the mission.


  • ** FILE ** Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa (foreground) heads to a press conference on the unrest in Tunisia at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011.

    Arab League boss Moussa to run for Egyptian president

    Arab League chief Amr Moussa said Sunday he plans to run in Egypt's presidential elections expected later this year.


  • Leaderless protest spawns crowded field for president

    What began as a leaderless movement in the streets of Cairo has evolved into a crowded field of would-be power brokers hoping to lead a new government in Egypt.


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