CAIRO – At least 17 people were killed in Egypt on Tuesday when a bus ploughed into a truck south of Cairo, state television reported. The accident occurred near the town of Safaga, 570 kilometers (about 355 miles) south of Cairo, the report said, adding that 25 other passengers were injured in the crash. [...]
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An Egyptian police colonel was killed and several policemen wounded on Monday when a bomb they were trying to defuse near the presidential palace in Cairo exploded, the interior ministry said.
An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison on terrorism-related charges after a trial dismissed by rights groups as a politically motivated sham. The verdict brought a landslide of international condemnation and calls for the newly elected president to intervene.
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists including Australian Peter Greste to seven years in jail after accusing them of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.