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Today in History

Aug. 18, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2019. There are 135 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 18, 1963, James Meredith became the first black student to graduate from the University of Mississippi. On this date: In 1587, Virginia Dare became the first child of...

Car bomb collides with vehicles in Egypt capital, killing 20

Aug. 5, 2019 12:44 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A car packed with explosives being driven to carry out an attack collided with other vehicles and exploded in central Cairo, killing at least 20 people, the Interior Ministry said Monday, the deadliest attack in the Egyptian capital in over two years. The blast went off Sunday night on the...

Officials: Disturbed man grabs police gun, wounds 3 in Cairo

Jul. 24, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A disturbed Egyptian man snatched a gun from a policeman in Cairo and opened fire at passers-by on Wednesday, wounding at least three people, security officials said. The officials said the incident took place outside a busy bus station a few miles from the city's central Tahrir Square, the...

Amnesty: Egypt using probation measures to silence activists

Jul. 23, 2019 7:36 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group is criticizing Egyptian authorities for imposing repressive probation measures on pro-democracy activists recently released from prison. The measures require those released to report every day to the police and spend the night at the nearest police station for months,...

Egypt opens 2 ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s

Jul. 13, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters that tourists were are now allowed to visit the Bent Pyramid and its satellite...

Egypt arrests Mubarak supporter who criticized government

Jul. 11, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors Thursday charged the administrator of a Facebook page that supports former autocratic president Hosni Mubarak with spreading false news and undermining national interests after a post implied Mubarak did more to help Egypt's poor than the current government of President...

Egypt arrests 8, including ex-lawmaker and secular activists

Jun. 25, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian police arrested at least eight people on Tuesday, including a former lawmaker and key secular activists in the country's 2011 uprising, for their alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, authorities said. The arrests mark the latest in a years-long crackdown by President...