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Cairo Santos good fit as Chiefs' new kicker

Cairo Santos learned the rules of football by watching "Madden" on his Xbox. He went undrafted in May, is so youthful that he looks closer to 14 than 22, and on Sunday, he will replace the most accurate kicker in Kansas City historyShow More Summary

Egypt Strikes Jihadis After Decapitation Video

Within just days of a video surfacing showing ?the decapitation of four Egyptian nationals, the Cairo government took decisive military action and killed the leader of the Jihadist group alleged to have been responsible. Several sources...Show More Summary

Kansas City Chiefs cut-down analysis

Most significant move: The Kansas City Chiefs are going with an undrafted rookie kicker, Cairo Santos, instead of veteran Ryan Succop. The competition through training camp and the preseason was close. The difference may have been money. Show More Summary

Iran's president dodges question on held reporter

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

CAIRO (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declined to specifically discuss the case of a detained Washington Post journalist during a nationally televised news conference Saturday.

Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader get life in prison

A Cairo court has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and seven others to life in prison on charges of planning riots, murder and sabotage, Egypt’s state news agency said. The case stems from violence that took...Show More Summary

5 days in Luxor, Egypt

Egypt is a land of many faces, from the beach resort of Sharm El-Sheikh to the bustle of Cairo and the laidback history of Luxor ? and the latter is certainly worth your time. Tourism is slow at the moment, but in Luxor it is easy to...Show More Summary

Kerry reassures Egypt over Apache delivery

Secretary of State John Kerry told his Egyptian counterpart that the United States intends to make good on its promise to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to help Cairo's counterterrorism efforts. Kerry announced in June that he was "confident"...Show More Summary

Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of activists, lawyers and other admirers gathered on Thursday to pay a final farewell to one of Egypt's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who defended Islamists, atheists and homosexuals alike and worked to hold Egypt's decades-old police state accountable for torture and abuse.

Photographs from Life in the Tombs of Cairo’s City of the Dead

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

For decades, an affordable housing shortage for Cairo, one of the largest cities in the world, has resulted in hundreds of families moving into the cemeteries. Photojournalist Tamara Abdul Hadi went into this community to document what life is like among the dead.

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor's questions about allegations that he leaked classified documents — some related to the army's budget— to Qatar via the Doha-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, Egypt's official news agency reported Thursday.

Life In Egypt's City Of The Dead

A new photo series shows us how as many as a million Egyptians coexist alongside corpses in the famed necropolis. Stretching across several miles on Cairo's southeastern border, Cairo's City Of The Dead is not just an Islamic necropolis that dates back to 642AD. Show More Summary

Obama fails History 101

President Obama doesn’t know much about history. In his therapeutic 2009 Cairo speech, Obama outlined all sorts of Islamic intellectual and technological pedigrees, several of which were undeserved. He exaggerated Muslim contributions...Show More Summary

10 things you need to know today: August 27, 2014

1. A new cease-fire takes hold in GazaIsrael and the Palestinians reached a deal on a long-term cease-fire aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza. The truce was negotiated in Cairo and took effect Tuesday evening. It appeared to be holding early Wednesday. Show More Summary

EaterWire: T-Doug's Salmon Chanted Evening; KuKuRuZa in Cairo

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

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Egypt State Media Announces Gaza War Cease-Fire

(CAIRO) — Egyptian state media has announced a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel to halt the seven-week Gaza war, which has killed over 2,200 people. Both Egyptian state television and the state news agency MENA announced the deal Tuesday night. Both said it begins at 7 p.m. local time (1600 GMT), without elaborating. Earlier, officials…

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in Libya

last weekNews : The Newsroom

CAIRO (AP) — The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Libya said Tuesday he doesn't believe foreign intervention of any kind can halt the North African country's turmoil as political divisions and infighting push it deeper into chaos.

Egypt, UAE Carry Out Secret Libyan Airstrikes

CAIRO, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Airstrikes by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, four senior U.S. officials revealed Monday. The attacks against Islamic militias in the vicinity of Tripoli, Libya's capital, were performed without the knowledge or consent of the United States. Show More Summary

Libya neighbours back Egypt call to disarm militias

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Libya's neighbours Monday backed an Egyptian call for rival militias in the tumultuous North African country to be disarmed, agreeing with Cairo that there should be no foreign intervention to stem spiralling lawlessness. Foreign ministers...Show More Summary

Sudan hosts talks on Ethiopian Nile dam row

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia opened talks Monday to try to resolve a dispute over a hydro-electric dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Nile. Cairo fears that Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance dam project could diminish its water supply. Despite...Show More Summary

Libya seeks foreign help for oilfields as rockets fired at airport

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Ulf Laessing and Ayman al-Warfalli CAIRO/BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Libya wants the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets as it is too weak to stop armed groups fighting for control, its ambassador in Cairo said on Monday. Show More Summary

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