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Bomb on Pakistan election campaign event kills 27 amid tension as ex-PM Sharif returns

Bomb on Pakistan election campaign event kills 27 amid tension as ex-PM Sharif returns

 

A police car leaves the location of a blast which occurred in a storage facility belonging to a local petrochemicals company outside the airport in the northern part of Cairo, Egypt July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany


July 13, 2018 - 14:45 GMT
Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

 

In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, second left, and Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt on the latest stop in a regional tour to discuss a blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)


June 24, 2018 - 12:18 GMT
 HUD May Soon Evict Residents in Two Public Housing Complexes in Southern Illinois

HUD May Soon Evict Residents in Two Public Housing Complexes in Southern Illinois

 

A sign on the flood wall along the Ohio River welcomes visitors to Cairo, Illinois, U.S., September 19, 2017.


April 29, 2018 - 20:38 GMT
 Fire breaks out at building site of new Egyptian museum

Fire breaks out at building site of new Egyptian museum

 

In this image made from a video provided by Almanassa people watch as smoke rises from a fire at the new Grand Egyptian Museum, located near the famed pyramids of Giza just outside Cairo. The museum covers about 490,000 square meters (586,120 square yards) and will house some of Egypt's most unique and precious artifacts, including many belonging to the famed boy King Tutankhamun. Egyptian officials said that the fire caused no significant damage or injuries. (Almanassa via AP)


April 29, 2018 - 16:24 GMT
 He's become a hashtag and a movement for change; but who was the real Stephon Clark?

He's become a hashtag and a movement for change; but who was the real Stephon Clark?

 

Family photos showing Stephon Clark, his fiancee, Selena Manni, and sons Aiden, 3, and Cairo, 1.


April 10, 2018 - 18:01 GMT
 Egypt's Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition

Egypt's Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition

 

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi casts his vote during the presidential election in Cairo


April 02, 2018 - 14:14 GMT
 Easter Sunday calm in Sacramento after tense night when sheriff's SUV hit activist at Stephon Clark vigil

Easter Sunday calm in Sacramento after tense night when sheriff's SUV hit activist at Stephon Clark vigil

 

Former NBA player Matt Barnes holds Cairo, one of the sons of police shooting victim Stephon Clark, as he speaks at a rally aimed at ensuring Clark's memory and calling for police reform, Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The gathering comes nearly two weeks after Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by two Sacramento police officers. Barnes, a Sacramento native, who organized the event, announced he was starting a college scholarship fund for Clark's two sons and the children of parents killed by police nationwide. At left, the Rev. Shane Harris holds Clark's other son, Aiden. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)


April 01, 2018 - 18:57 GMT
 Egypt holds 2nd day of presidential election; outcome known

Egypt holds 2nd day of presidential election; outcome known

 

Fatma Mounir, a supporter of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, wears a T-shirt with his picture as she chants national songs in front of a polling station during the first day of voting, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, March 26, 2018. Polls opened on Monday in Egypt's presidential election with the outcome — a second, four-year term for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi — a foregone conclusion, in what is seen by critics as a signal of the country's return to the authoritarian rule that prevailed since the 1950s. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)


March 27, 2018 - 09:42 GMT
 Egypt begins voting for president, with el-Sissi assured win

Egypt begins voting for president, with el-Sissi assured win

 

A woman casts her vote during the first day of the presidential election at a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, March 26, 2018. Egyptians head to the polls on Monday but the presidential election this time is not about who wins — that was settled long ago — but about how many people bother to cast ballots. Arabic reads, "choose one candidate, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Moussa Mustafa Moussa". (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)


March 27, 2018 - 07:11 GMT
 In Egypt's election, turnout provides the only suspense

In Egypt's election, turnout provides the only suspense

 

People chat and smoke traditional water pipes under an election campaign banner for Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, with Arabic that reads, "for the sake of the nation security", in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, March 24, 2018. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the general-turned-president, will stand for re-election next week against Moussa, a little-known politician who has made no effort to challenge him. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)


March 25, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
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