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Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:58:31 GMT2017-01-18T18:58:31Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities have placed one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players on a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations he helped finance the Muslim Brotherhood, now banned as a terrorist organization, judicial officials said Wednesday....

Egypt making progress with economic reform plan, IMF says

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:36:19 GMT2017-01-18T16:36:19Z

CAIRO (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that Egypt is making progress with its economic reform program, although it will still take time to improve living standards in a poor country beset with rocketing inflation....

Egypt says gunmen kill 8 policemen at desert checkpoint

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:52:14 GMT2017-01-16T21:52:14Z

CAIRO (AP) -- The Egyptian Interior Ministry says gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint in the country's desert west, killing eight policemen....

Egypt drops case against mob that attacked Christian woman

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:16:02 GMT2017-01-15T20:16:02Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through the streets, her lawyer said Sunday....

Residents of Egypt's northern Sinai threaten protests

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:28:13 GMT2017-01-15T17:28:13Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptians in al-Arish, a city in the restive north of the Sinai Peninsula, are threatening civil disobedience to protest against what they claim to be the extrajudicial killing of six youths by security forces....