Bomb kills Egypt's top prosecutor as he drives to work

CAIRO - A car bomb killed Egypt's chief prosecutor Monday in the country's...militants, who for years had turned Egypt's Sinai Peninsula into a stronghold...against "God's laws."While most of Egypt's major suicide bombings were carried...
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Militants attack Egyptian troops

EL-ARISH, Egypt - Islamic State-linked militants decades followed the assassination of Egypt's chief prosecutor and a vow by President...and pro-government media have blamed Egypt's recent violence on the Brotherhood...
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Secret detentions of activists on rise in Egypt

...Fatma el-Sayed, an activist with one of Egypt's secular opposition groups, come with...records, essentially disappeared into Egypt's labyrinth of detention facilities...there are any extra-legal detainees in Egypt, saying those in custody are held either...
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Saudi cables: Money links with media

...about Saudi government contributions. "I have a foundation and I am transparent. Those who support me, I thank them."In Egypt, the Saudi ambassador protested to Naguib Sawiris, founder of the privately owned ONTV network, over the appearance of a...
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Today In Sports History for June 12-13

...WBC heavyweight title in Detroit.1983 - Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA championship by two strokes over Sandra Haynie.1990 - Egypt, a 500-1 long shot, stuns the Netherlands when Magdi Abdel-Ghani converts a penalty shot with 8 minutes remaining to tie...
Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice calling for patience and time to train Iraqis. Perhaps in the long run, a new pan-Arab strike force being promoted by Egypt might be the answer.As unhappiness mounts with the coalition performance, here are some issues to consider:YEMENAnother...
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US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

...South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup. With the backing of Nelson Mandela, South Africa beat rival bids from Morocco and Egypt to host that tournament.The Swiss prosecutors' office said the U.S. probe was separate from its investigation but that...
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Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 1 with the New York Giants.1914 - The Chicago White Sox and New York Giants play an exhibition game to promote baseball in Egypt. The game ends in a 3-3 tie.1956 - Hayes Alan Jenkins leads the United States in a sweep of Olympic men's figure skating...
Egypt troops move against one Islamist stronghold

KERDASA, Egypt - Egyptian security forces backed by combat...western outskirts, which are home to some of Egypt's well-known families with a history...control after the coup - Dalga, in southern Egypt.On Thursday, they turned to Kerdasa...
Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

...control in Gaza, including at border crossings, Israel and Egypt might have been more likely to ease their blockade of the territory...internationally as a terrorist group and strapped financially after Egypt's dismantling of profitable Gaza smuggling tunnels - of the...
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