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  • Death toll from Egypt church bombing rises to 21

    April 9, 2017 12:32 PM

    CAIRO - An Egyptian official says a church bombing north of Cairo has killed 21 people and wounded another 38. Magdi Awad, the head of the provincial ambulance service, confirmed the toll from the bombing of a church in Tanta that was packed with Palm Sunday worshippers. No one immediately... more »
  • First would-be migrants to US grounded in Cairo

    January 28, 2017 11:26 AM

    CAIRO - Cairo airport officials say seven U.S.-bound migrants - six from Iraq and one from Yemen - have been prevented from boarding an EgyptAir flight to New York's JFK airport. The officials said the action Saturday by the airport was the first since President Donald Trump imposed a three-month... more »
  • Blast at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 5

    December 11, 2016 11:46 AM

    CAIRO - Egypt's official news agency says a blast at Cairo's main Coptic Christian cathedral has killed five people. It says Sunday's blast at St. Mark's Cathedral in central Cairo wounded another 10 people. St. Mark's Cathedral is the seat of Egypt's Orthodox Christian church and is home to the... more »
  • Egyptian plane hijacked, forced to land in Cyrus

    March 29, 2016 3:55 AM

    CAIRO- Egypt's civil aviation authority says an EgyptAir plane has been hijacked while flying from the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria to the capital, Cairo. A Cypriot government official says the hijacked plane landed on Tuesday morning at the airport in Larnaka and that there are suspicions of a bomb... more »
  • Israelis, Palestinians resume talks on Gaza deal Play Video

    August 19, 2014 2:40 AM

    CAIRO, Egypt - Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in Cairo are trying to hammer out a roadmap for the Gaza Strip after Egypt announced a 24-hour extension of the cease-fire to allow more time for the talks. The extension of the truce fanned hopes of an emerging deal, however vague, though... more »
  • Gaza truce extension fans hope of Cairo talks deal Play Video

    August 14, 2014 2:05 AM

    CAIRO, Egypt - A five-day extension of a Gaza truce appears to be holding despite a rocky start, fanning cautious optimism of progress in Israel-Hamas negotiations in Cairo. It's the longest cease-fire yet since the war broke out last month in the Gaza Strip. The fighting has so far killed... more »
  • Gaza talks to continue in Cairo as truce holds

    August 12, 2014 2:56 AM

    JERUSALEM, Israel - A temporary Israel-Hamas truce is holding for a second day as marathon, indirect negotiations on a lasting cease-fire and a long-term solution for the battered Gaza Strip are to resume in Cairo. Israel Radio says the Israeli delegation would return to the Egyptian capital on Tuesday after... more »

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