Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum led the way for the Americans.
President Abdel Fattah Sisi, paying tribute to his assassinated top prosecutor, on Tuesday signaled the start of an even harsher security crackdown targeting "enemies" of his government.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday attended the funeral of Egypt's top public prosecutor killed by a car bomb on the previous day, and said he would within days reveal legal reforms that would allow a tougher line against militants.
four years after the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak and nearly ended his own career, Zahi Hawass can be found in a cramped Cairo office, lamenting the state of the antiquities bureaucracy he once ruled like a pharaoh and dreaming of a new museum whose fate lies in limbo. Show More Summary
A breakdown of the misconceptions surrounding the removal of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
Living in Egypt, Nassef Matoshaleh and his wife Wafaa explored hospitals around the world--the U.K., Germany, France, Canada and the U.S.--to perform surgery on Nassef's heart. The family prayed the trip to an Ann Arbor, Mich. hospital would bring him home healthy. And it did.
Egypt's youth and activists are being subjected to increasingly repressive measures, according to Amnesty International.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Greeks hoard fuel and cash as fears of a debt default grow, refugees in Burundi flee to neighboring countries, a car bomb kills Egypt's top prosecutor outside his home in Cairo, and scientists in Hawaii make a surprising shark discovery. Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's top public prosecutor was killed by a car bomb attack on his convoy on Monday, the most senior state official to die at the hands of militants since the toppling of an Islamist president two years ago.
Man hair... perhaps the phrase produces a response in you... it did in ancient Egypt and Greece where there was great emphasis placed upon the appearance of a hairless body. Men and women often went to great lengths to achieve this state by shaving their body hair with pumice stones and razors. Show More Summary
The trend of harassing journalists on the world stage shows no sign of abating following the controversial arrest of noted Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour in, of all places, Berlin last weekend -- and, remarkably, at Egypt's request. Show More Summary
Egypt’s state-backed natural gas firm is taking steps towards meetings the country’s rising domestic demand without counting on costly and occasionally unstable foreign resources with a plan to properly explore its Mediterranean potential.
Assassins killed Hisham Barakat, Egypt’s Prosecutor General, with a massive explosion that targeted his convoy in Cairo. ISIS’ Egyptian branch, the so-called State of Sinai, is taking credit for the hit. Barakat is part of a gangster...Show More Summary
ISIS WHACKS EGYPT’S CHIEF PROSECUTOR.
Egypt's top prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed Monday in a bomb blast targeting his motorcade in Cairo. The attack took place around 10am when a car packed with explosives was detonated by a remote control as Barakat's motorcade passed through the eastern Cairo district of Heliopolis, according to the Associated Press. Show More Summary
Hisham Barakat led the prosecution against figures from the Brotherhood and other Islamists, including former President Mohammed Morsi.
Hisham Barakat is first top official to be assassinated since President Morsi's ouster in 2013
Hisham Barakat, the state prosecutor of Egypt, was killed on Monday morning after his motorcade was the target of a bombing attack. The motorcade was attacked while traveling through the Heliopolis district of Cairo. Immediately following the attack, Barakat was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for internal bleeding. Show More Summary
The prosecutor's motorcade was attacked earlier on Monday in Cairo.
CAIRO, June 29 (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor died from wounds sustained in a bomb attack on Monday that had targeted his convoy in Cairo, state news agency MENA said. Judicial and medical sources also confirmed the report of Hisham Barakat's death to Reuters. Show More Summary