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World Jan 12In Sudan, no one is clear on what happens after al-Bashir
As violent anti-government protests enter their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn-out unrest across much of the country and a fractured opposition without a clear idea of what to do if the country’s leader of 29…
World Jan 05CBS: El-Sissi says Egypt, Israel cooperate against militants
Egypt’s president has told CBS that his country and Israel are cooperating against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
World Dec 29Egypt says its security forces killed 40 militants
Egypt said Saturday its security forces have killed 40 militants in raids on their hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula and the Greater Cairo area, just hours after a roadside bomb targeted a tourist bus in the capital, killing three Vietnamese…
World Dec 282 dead after bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids
Egypt's Interior Ministry said the bus was traveling in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids when the crude roadside bomb, concealed by a wall, went off.
World Dec 25Sudanese police clash with protesters demanding president step down
Organizers say hundreds of protesters were injured and at least eight received gunshot wounds.
World Nov 02Christian pilgrims in Egypt ambushed; ISIS claims responsibility
Islamic militants on Friday ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, killing seven and wounding 19, according to the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Interior Ministry.
World Apr 02Egypt’s president wins re-election with 97 percent of vote
CAIRO — Egypt's election commission announced Monday that President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi won a second, four-year term in office with more than 97 percent of the vote in last week's election, with turnout of 41.05 percent.
World Jun 23Kerry to Iraq leaders: Sharing power is critical to staving off civil war
Meeting with all factions, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had a dire message to leaders of Iraq's bitterly divided Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish political coalitions who have lived through more than three decades of dictatorship, sanctions and wars. "This…