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An Egyptian Court Just Sentenced Two Al Jazeera Journalists to Death on Espionage Charges
Six people, including the two Al Jazeera journalists, were sentenced for allegedly leaking classified information to Qatar.
Egypt Cracks Down Hard to Prevent Protests on Anniversary of 2011 Revolution
Egyptian security forces have conducted raids, clamped down on social media, and blocked roads to Tahrir Square ahead of the fifth anniversary of the revolution on January 25.
Islamic State vs. Revolutionary Punishment: Terror Groups Vie to Claim Egypt Bombing
After a bomb blast ripped apart an apartment building in Giza outside of Cairo, the government was quick to blame the Muslim Brotherhood, but both the Islamic State and a militant group called Revolutionary Punishment claimed responsibility.
The UK is Rolling Out the Red Carpet for Egypt's President Sisi — And Some Egyptians Are Pissed
British Prime Minister David Cameron will welcome the Egyptian president to Britain, with a face-to-face meeting planned for Thursday morning.
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While Russia Makes War in Syria, It Makes Love in Egypt
As Russia seeks to develop trade partnerships that evade Western sanctions, Egyptian regional influence is critical to Moscow's vision of its role on the world stage.
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Italian Energy Giant Discovers 'Largest Ever' Gas Field in Mediterranean Off Coast of Egypt
The gas field could hold upwards of 30 trillion cubic feet of gas — the equivalent of 5.5 billion barrels of oil — enough for Egypt to become self-sufficient in energy within five years.
Germany Releases Journalist it Arrested On Egypt's Behalf
British-Egyptian Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour has been released without charge in Berlin after he was detained for two nights, accused by Cairo of a series of crimes.
Egyptian Police Lieutenant Sentenced to 15 Years for Shooting Peaceful Protester
The death of Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, captured on video, shocked Egypt. She is one of hundreds of protesters that have been killed since Mohamed Morsi was ousted in a coup in July 2013.
The West Must End Its Support of Egyptian 'Tyrant', Says a Muslim Brotherhood Leader
VICE News spoke to Yahia Hamed, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, who said Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has turned the country into a breeding ground for the Islamic State.
Egypt Frees Hunger-Striking US Citizen One Month After Sentencing Him to Life in Prison
Mohammed Soltan, a 27-year-old graduate of Ohio State University, had been in prison in Egypt for nearly two years and on hunger strike for the last 16 months.
Egypt's Ex-President Mohamed Morsi Sentenced to 20 Years in First of Many Trials
The ousted leader still faces more accusations including leaking state secrets to Qatar, espionage, and conspiring with Palestinian group Hamas, Iran's Revolutionary Guards, and Lebanon's Hezbollah.