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Feb 22 2017

Thousands mourn 'blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade Center bombing

Al-GAMALIYA, Egypt Thousands of mourners gathered in a small Egyptian town on Wednesday for the funeral of the Muslim cleric known as "the blind sheikh" who was convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York.

Jan 08 2017

Egyptians unimpressed by Sisi's promise of economic recovery

CAIRO Egyptians have been assured by their president that the country's battered economy will pick up in six months and they are coping "brilliantly" with austerity. But on the streets of Cairo it is hard to find people who agree.

Dec 22 2016

OPEC monitoring committee to meet first half of January: Kuwaiti oil minister

CAIRO An OPEC committee responsible for monitoring compliance with a global agreement to reduce oil output will meet in the first half of January, Kuwait's oil minister said on Thursday.

Dec 12 2016

Sisi says suicide bomber behind church attack in Egypt

CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday a suicide bomber carried out the attack that killed 25 people at Cairo's Coptic cathedral, the deadliest on the Christian minority in years. | Video

Dec 06 2016

Europol to 'look again' at worst migrant drowning of 2016

LONDON The head of Europe's police agency said it would "look again" at the largest migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean this year after an investigation by Reuters and BBC Newsnight exposed a gap in the response by law enforcement.

Dec 06 2016

Europol to 'look again' at worst migrant drowning of 2016

LONDON The head of Europe's police agency said it would "look again" at the largest migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean this year after an investigation by Reuters and BBC Newsnight exposed a gap in the response by law enforcement.

Dec 06 2016

Europol to "look again" at worst migrant drowning of 2016

LONDON, Dec 6 The head of Europe's police agency said it would "look again" at the largest migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean this year after an investigation by Reuters and BBC Newsnight exposed a gap in the response by law enforcement.

Dec 06 2016

In Cairo, Ethiopia's Oromos lose hope with UN refugee agency

CAIRO In Egypt, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been the target of bitter criticism and even violent protest this year.

Dec 06 2016

Special Report: 500 migrants drowned at sea. No one investigated

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt At around 2 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, a large blue fishing boat carrying hundreds of African migrants and their children capsized just off the coast of Egypt.

Dec 06 2016

In Cairo, Ethiopia's Oromos lose hope with U.N. refugee agency

CAIRO In Egypt, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been the target of bitter criticism and even violent protest this year.

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