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AP Interview: El-Sissi Ready to Back Anti-IS Fight

CAIRO — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has told The Associated Press he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic...

Prominent Egyptian Activist to Be Released

(CAIRO) — Egypt’s most prominent activist, who is facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail...

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Scores Killed in Latest Cairo Protests

Police open fired on protesters supporting ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi early Saturday, leaving dozens dead. Conflicting reports of the number of...

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Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

A moral crusade to rescue oppressed Muslim women from their cultures and their religion has swept the public sphere, dissolving distinctions between...

Top 10 Famous Protest Plazas

For almost two weeks, Cairo's Tahrir Square has been flooded with Egyptians demanding an end to Hosni Mubarak's government. TIME takes a look at plazas and...

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