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Egyptian opposition leader freed, referred to trial.
Prosecutors have released on bail an opposition leader accused of publicly making an obscene finger gesture in January
Egypt moves bed, chariot of King Tut to new museum
Egypt has safely transported two unique items, a funerary bed and a chariot belonging to the famed pharaoh King Tutankhamun from a museum in central Cairo to a new one on the other side of the city
Likely presidential candidate in Egypt ordered detained
Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for one day of an opposition leader widely tipped to challenge President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in 2018 elections following a complaint he publicly made an obscene finger gesture
Food cart shut down? Turn to Egypt's president on live TV
Egypt's president goes on live TV to answer public's complaints and woes in a savvy form of political theater
Palm Sunday bombings are the latest in a string of attacks against Egypt's Christians
Egyptian Christians , who endured two deadly church bombings on Palm Sunday for which ISIS claimed credit, have long been targeted for attacks in the Arab world's most populous country. Egypt's Christian minority make up about 10 percent of the country's population, according to a recent estimate
Obama Leaves Mixed Legacy in Middle East 8 Years After Cairo Speech Gave Region Hope
Mohsen Kamal still remembers how hopeful he was hearing President Barack Obama’s address to the Muslim world eight years ago. But as Obama leaves office, some of those who heard those words said his legacy in the Middle East hasn’t lived up to his promises. “We felt this was a historical moment
EgyptAir Flight Crash Adds 'Nails in the Coffin' for Egyptian Tourism, Travel Expert Says
The crash of an EgyptAir jet this week is another blow to Egypt's beleaguered tourism industry, which is still recovering from the effects of previous tragedy. Officials have not yet announced what caused the plane's disappearance, but there’s no mystery about the likely economic fallout, observers
Iraqi Parliament Approves Partial Cabinet Change Amid 'Million Man March'
Thousands of Iraqis traveled to Baghdad Tuesday to voice their opposition to government leaders, rallying for an end to political corruption. The "million-man march" was called for by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ahead of a scheduled parliament session to vote on a new government. Many
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Bassem Youssef: Satire Should be an 'Equal Opportunity Offender'
ABC's David Wright speaks to Bassem Youssef, known as Egypt's Jon Stewart, on satire in the age of ISIS.