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In Germany, Syrians find mosques too conservative

COLOGNE, Germany Hani Salam escaped civil war in Syria and survived the journey from Egypt to Europe. But when he saw men with bushy long beards at a mosque near his current home in Cologne last November, he was worried.

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Egyptians losing patience with Sisi as economy deteriorates

CAIRO A cartoon which appeared on social media shows a drowning Egyptian, only his hand protruding from the depths, waving for help. The next strips show President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi diving in, taking the drowning man's watch and turning away.

World Oct 23 2016

Egyptian court confirms 20-year prison sentence on Mursi

CAIRO An Egyptian court confirmed a 20-year prison sentence against former president Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, judicial sources told Reuters.

World, Oct 22 2016

Senior Egyptian general shot dead outside home

CAIRO A senior Egyptian military official was shot dead on Saturday outside his home on the outskirts of Cairo, security sources and his wife said

World, Oct 22 2016

Libya forces free 13 foreign captives from militants in Sirte battle

TRIPOLI Libyan pro-government forces fighting Islamic State in Sirte have freed 11 Eritrean female captives, a Turk and an Egyptian after a battle to recapture a part of the city held by Islamic State, a spokesman for the forces said on Saturday.

World, Libya Oct 22 2016

Egyptian high court reverses 14 death sentences against Islamists

CAIRO Egypt's highest court on Wednesday quashed death sentences imposed on 14 Islamists over an attack on a police station in protest at the military's overthrow in 2013 of then-President Mohamed Mursi, the state news agency MENA said.

World, Oct 19 2016