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  • Egyptian security forces members demonstrate their training during a ceremony in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, March 23, 2014. Egypt's Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim observed a parade, feasts and training strategies used by the security forces during the ceremony. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

    Egypt sentences 529 to death over police attack

    An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced to death 529 people, said to be supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi involved in an attack on a police station that killed a senior police officer, in a mass trial that lasted only two sessions and raised an outcry from rights activists.

  • Egypt military chief reshuffles commanders

    Egypt's military chief ordered a limited reshuffle in military officers Monday, the state news agency reported, replacing the commander in charge of troops in northern Sinai and parts of the Nile Delta where he has been at the forefront of fight against a spreading insurgency by Islamic militants.

  • Gunmen attack army bus in Cairo, kill 1 soldier

    Masked gunmen opened fire on an army bus in Cairo on Thursday, killing one soldier and wounding three in a rare attack on troops in the Egyptian capital, security officials and a military spokesman said.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    NAPOLITANO: Putin incursion into Ukraine not surprising

    What happens when the U.S. government participates in toppling foreign governments in the name of spreading democracy?

  • FILE- In this Nov. 27, 2012 file photo, Palestinian workers rebuild a destroyed smuggling tunnel area along the Egypt Gaza border in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian civil servants called on the Gaza Strip's Hamas government Monday to pay them full salaries, the clearest sign yet that Egypt's blockade of the territory is making it increasingly difficult for the Islamic militants to govern. Since last summer Egypt destroyed or sealed virtually all of the smuggling tunnels. (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)

    Egypt: El-Sissi gives new sign of presidential run

    Egypt's military chief, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, gave his strongest indication yet that he intends to enter presidential elections, saying in a speech Tuesday that he "can't turn his back" if Egyptians want him to run.

  • Jehane Noujaim, right, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary film "The Square," poses with the film's producer Karim Amer at a reception featuring the Oscar nominees in the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Oscars will be held on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    First Egyptian film at Oscars not shown at home

    Directors of Egypt's first Oscar-nominated film will be walking the red carpet at the Oscars ceremony next week in Los Angeles, but most Egyptians have yet to see the hard-hitting movie that chronicles the country's unrest over the past three years.

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    President el-Sissi? Resignation of Egypt's government puts military leader on the path

    Monday's surprise resignation of Egypt's prime minister and Cabinet is widely seen as a ploy to allow Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, a popular military chief, to run for president in April in hopes of stabilizing the Arab world's most populous nation.

  • Egypt's Cabinet resigns, sets stage for presidency

    Egypt's interim Cabinet resigned Monday in a surprise move that could pave the way for the nation's military chief to announce his widely anticipated plans to run for president in the spring.

  • ** FILE ** In this Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, file photo, Egypt's Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi, right, and army's Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Sedki Sobhi, left, attend the funeral of Giza Police Gen. Nabil Farrag in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

    Egypt's interim Cabinet resigns in surprise move

    Egypt's interim prime minister announced Monday the resignation of his Cabinet, a surprise move that could be designed in part to pave the way for the nation's military chief to leave his defense minister's post to run for president.

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