Hosni Mubarak

Egyptians enjoy the public beach along the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, in southern Egypt, on June 23, 2010, which attacks hundreds of thousands of tourists all year round.

Food, Water Tested at Egyptian Hotel Where Britons Died

LONDON — Experts are testing food, water and air conditioning systems at an Egyptian resort hotel where a British couple died under mysterious circumstances, the chief executive of travel company Thomas Cook said.

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Egyptians Mock Sissi As Only Viable Candidate in Upcoming Elections

TEL AVIV — Egyptian activists have taken to social media to spread the hashtag “#you_cant_run_for_president_because,” mocking the upcoming elections they claim are being controlled by the military and people under incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi.

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Militants Rob Bank, Attack Church in Egypt’s Sinai; Seven Dead

EL-ARISH, Egypt — In a brazen attack, about a dozen Islamic militants robbed a local bank and traded fire with security forces guarding an unused church in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing seven people, including three civilians, officials said.

Egyptian anti-goverment demonstrators perform the Friday noon prayer during protests in Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square on February 11, 2011

Egyptian Schools Will Teach Peace Treaty with Israel for the First Time

TEL AVIV – For the first time ever, Egyptian schools will teach students about the historic 1979 peace treaty between Israel and Egypt. Israel’s Army Radio procured a copy of a new Egyptian history textbook that includes an entire chapter devoted to the

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Bomb Attack Near Pyramids Kills Six, Muslim Brotherhood Blamed

A bomb attack in Giza, on a road leading to the pyramids, killed at least six people on Thursday – including three Egyptian police officers – and wounded 13 others. Two of the wounded are reportedly in critical condition. The Egyptian Interior Ministry blamed the attack on Muslim Brotherhood militants.

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Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Sentence for Hosni Mubarak and Sons

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his sons, Gamal and Alaa, were found guilty of corruption in 2014 for embezzling millions of dollars from the national treasury. The case was retried last May, ending in another guilty verdict, which was upheld on Saturday after an appeal.

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World View: President Obama May Have to Choose Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Contents: Sectarian Sunni-Shia split deepens over Iran – Saudi split; President Obama may have to choose between Saudi Arabia and Iran; Hezbollah-Israel violence growing on Lebanon border; Residents of Tel Aviv Israel in panic after Friday’s gunfire attack; European and Wall St stocks fall sharply, following China

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Egypt Arrests Facebook Admins Charged with Ties to Muslim Brotherhood

As the fifth anniversary of the social media-driven Arab Spring uprisings approaches, Egyptian authorities have arrested three influential Facebook administrators, accusing them of belonging to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. On Saturday Egypt’s Interior Ministry charged two men and one woman,