Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

CAIRO - In a significant leap toward harsher authoritarian...Mohammed Zaree, Egypt program manager at the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, said...two days after a car bomb in an upscale Cairo neighborhood killed the country's prosecutor...
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Croatia: Two groups involved in Egypt abduction

...for cash.The kidnapping and apparent beheading of Tomislav Salopek, who was snatched in broad daylight on the outskirts of Cairo, is the first of its kind involving a foreigner in Egypt. It is sure to deal a blow to the government's efforts to project...
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Car bombing at Italian Consulate in Egypt's capital kills 1

CAIRO - A car bomb exploded early Saturday outside the Italian Consulate in Cairo, destroying several floors of the historic building...EDT), exploding in a side street in downtown Cairo near the building's back entrance and a busy highway...
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Secret detentions of activists on rise in Egypt

CAIRO - The knock on the door came just before...agents in May as he left a classroom at a Cairo university, according to student unions...snatched on June 1 from a street in downtown Cairo, along with two male friends. Later, inmates...
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Bomb kills Egypt's top prosecutor as he drives to work

CAIRO - A car bomb killed Egypt's chief prosecutor...parliament speaker Rifaat el-Mahgoub in Cairo, the last assassination of a senior official...Associated Press writer Maamoun Youssef in Cairo and Julie Pace in Washington contributed...
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Al-Qaida's No. 2 figure killed in US strike in Yemen

CAIRO - A U.S. airstrike has killed Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader, who commanded its powerful Yemeni affiliate, dealing the global...
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Egypt unveils canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony kill a Croatian hostage kidnapped in Cairo last month - a grim reminder of the threat...interests, including the Italian Consulate in Cairo, which was hit with a car bomb last month...Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat in an upscale Cairo neighborhood.___Hendawi reported from...
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Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings

...unity government. Members of the Tobruk government and regional leaders signed the unity accord in Morocco earlier this month.___Rohan reported from Cairo. Associated Press writer Martin Benedyk in London contributed to this report.
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'They destroyed me. They just killed me'

...The same gang had raped her years earlier."They are beasts," she said.___Associated Press writers Jon Gambrell in Cairo and Zarar Khan in Islamabad contributed to this report.___Follow Asif Shahzad on Twitter at
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3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria

...bordering Lebanon and strengthen the Syrian government's control over of the Beirut-Damascus highway.___Karam reported from Beirut. Associated Press writers Bassem Mroue in Beirut and Jon Gambrell in Cairo contributed to this report.
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