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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, people wave flags in Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the popular uprising that led to the quick ouster of autocrat President Hosni Mubarak, in Cairo, Egypt. A decade later, thousands are estimated to have fled abroad to escape a state, headed by President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, that is even more oppressive. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

Arab Spring exiles look back 10 years after Egypt uprising

Jan. 24, 2021 4:57 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Egyptians who took to the streets on Jan. 25, 2011, knew what they were doing. They knew they risked arrest and worse. But as their numbers swelled in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, they tasted success. Police forces backed off, and within days, former President Hosni Mubarak agreed to...

Egyptian officials: Roadside bombing in Sinai kills 2 police

Jan. 1, 2021 12:59 PM EST

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A roadside bomb went off Friday in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, killing two members of the country's security forces and wounding five, security and medical officials said. According to the officials, the security forces were patrolling in the town of Bir al-Abd when their...

Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai, no casualties

Dec. 25, 2020 4:03 AM EST

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An explosion at a key natural gas pipeline in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula caused a fire but no human casualties, a senior official said. North Sinai Governor Mohamed Abdel Fadil Shousha said the explosion took pace late Thursday in el-Arish, the provincial capital. In a...

Egypt says 40 militants killed in Sinai since September

Dec. 8, 2020 6:46 AM EST

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Egyptian military on Tuesday said forces have killed at least 40 militants over the past three months in raids and airstrikes against an Islamic insurgency in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, in clashes that also left at least six casualties among its troops. The...