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Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional...
A tycoon from Egypt's wealthiest family said Friday that they are putting up a fifth of the country's investment needs this year because it is the most stable place in a turbulent Middle East. Naguib Sawiris, who built a telecommunications...
British soprano Sarah Brightman is aiming to perform where no professional singer has ever gone before: the International Space Station.   The 54-year-old said Tuesday she is working with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, her ex-husband, to create...
Egypt has been pumping up the hype for months for its international conference opening Friday, aimed at drawing investors from around the world. Television channels show a countdown clock to the start alongside heroic footage of factories and...
Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt's Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic, a project trumpeted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to revive both the country's...
 Egypt is making an ambitious bid to place itself at the center of the fight against extremism across the Middle East. Beyond fighting militants in its own Sinai Peninsula, it is trying to organize an international coalition against the Islamic...
Police in Egypt say they have thwarted two Islamic militant suicide car bomb attacks on a police station in the restive northern Sinai. Police officials said Saturday the attack in the town of Sheikh Zuweyid wounded two police officers. Police say...
 Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has shrugged off the killing of protesters by police and other human rights abuses, telling a German magazine that there is a "civilizational gap" between his country and Germany, where...
A series of bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital on Saturday, killing at least 37 people in attacks targeting busy outdoor markets and a restaurant in the New Baghdad neighbourhood.   Ahead of Baghdad ending a decade-old nightly curfew, bombs...
An Egyptian lawyer who admits spreading terrorist threats after the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies should be sentenced to the maximum 25 years in prison under a plea deal he reached last year, government lawyers say while his lawyers have urged...