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    Filmmaker Who Mocked Egypt’s President Dies in Prison

    Shady Habash had been held without trial at a maximum-security prison for two years. His lawyer...

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    American Held in Egypt Prison Dies After a Hunger Strike

    Moustafa Kassem, detained in Cairo in 2013 and suffering from serious medical problems, had protested his...

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    China Displaces Turkey as Top Jailer of Journalists in 2019

    In its annual survey, the Committee to Protect Journalists found that at least 250 journalists are...

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    Egypt Escalates Pressure on Last Major Independent News Site

    Security forces raided the publication’s office, detaining three editors, the day after arresting another editor.

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    Egypt Arrests Senior Editor of Independent News Outlet

    The arrest was the latest step in a crackdown on press freedom over the past six...

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    Marcelle Ninio, Spy for Israel Imprisoned in Egypt, Dies at 89

    She was the only woman in an espionage ring of about a dozen Egyptians that engineered...

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    The Man Trying to Stir a Long-Distance Revolt in Egypt

    Since he started posting videos denouncing corruption in Egypt, Mohamed Ali has set off protests against...

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    Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

    One of the largest waves of arrests in decades has overcrowded Egyptian jails and put President...

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    Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere

    Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted...

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    In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week

    The protests against President el-Sisi’s authoritarian rule were smaller than last week’s, but given the risks...

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    Egypt Protests Came as a Total Shock. The Man Behind Them Is Just as Surprising.

    The videos of a potty-mouthed millionaire, who cheerfully insults the president, spurred protests across Egypt. His...

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    Egyptian Sought in F.B.I. Qaeda Query Says He Has Nothing to Hide

    “I love American people,” said Mohamed Ahmed El Sayed Ahmed Ibrahim, an Egyptian living in Brazil...

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    Egypt Ties Deadly Car Explosion to Terrorism

    A vehicle packed with explosives that was driven against traffic in Cairo crashed into three cars...

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    British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

    The suspensions came a day after the British government warned of “a heightened risk of terrorism...

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    Tutankhamen Head Sells for $6 Million, Despite Protests from Egypt

    Christie’s said the sale was legal. But Egypt’s government says the antiquity was looted and should...

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    Sarah Parcak Thinks We Need to Learn From the Fall of Egypt’s Old Kingdom

    In a new book, the archaeologist makes the case that ancient history illuminates solutions to modern...

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    Video Showing Sexual Assault by Mob in Egypt Draws Outrage

    The police said they were investigating the video, which showed a group of men swarming around...

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    As Egypt’s Population Hits 100 Million, Celebration Is Muted

    With little habitable land, deepening poverty and dwindling supplies of water, the future looks bleak. And...

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    Beijing Tightens Quarantine Rules in Coronavirus Battle

    The stricter policy requires all residents who are returning from outside the city to isolate themselves...

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    An Egyptian’s Arrest Rekindles an Italian Trauma

    Haunted by the 2016 death in Cairo of an Italian student, Giulio Regeni, Italians are campaigning...

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    Egyptian Court Acquits Mubarak’s Sons of Illicit Share Trading

    Alaa and Gamal Mubarak had faced charges of illegally profiting from the sale of a bank...

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    Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian Leader Ousted in Arab Spring, Dies at 91

    Mr. Mubarak, who had been likened to a modern-day pharaoh, was deposed in 2011 by the...

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    In Mubarak’s Legacy, Egyptians See the Failings of the Arab Spring

    The death of Hosni Mubarak underscored how Egyptian hopes for democracy following his ouster in 2011...

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    Mubarak’s Three-Decade Rule Is Brushed Aside in War-Hero Burial

    A funeral for Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s former ruler, highlighted his military record but sought to play...

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    On Nile Cruiser, 12 Crew Test Positive for Virus, and Egypt Fears Broader Outbreak

    The sudden surge of cases stoked growing fears among a nervous Egyptian public of a much...

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    In Egypt, Tourists Torn Between Ancient Temples and Coronavirus Tests

    Egyptian officials insist that it’s safe to visit. But on Monday, tourists in the ancient city...

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    With Most Coronavirus Cases in Africa, South Africa Locks Down

    South Africa is now the epicenter of the pandemic in Africa, with more than 1,000 confirmed...

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    Egypt’s Female Lion Tamers Show the Men How to Do It

    The broader struggle for women’s equality may be lagging in Egypt, but six women dominate the...

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    Stigma Hampers Iraqi Efforts to Fight the Coronavirus

    A combination of religious beliefs and a deep suspicion of the government have made people ashamed...

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    Outside Egypt, Critics Speak Freely. Inside, Families Pay the Price.

    Egyptian officials have jailed the relatives of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s loudest critics in exile. It...