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Five Egyptians were killed and eight wounded in clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town near Cairo, security sources said on Saturday, in the latest sectarian violence in the most populous Arab state.
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CAIRO — It is the latest Internet phenomenon that has the world laughing, but in Egypt the Harlem Shake has caught the imagination of revolutionaries who are using it as a new way to challenge the country’s new Islamist rulers.
Thousands turned out Monday in Port Said to attend funerals for the seven people killed in the previous day’s violence, which broke out as mourners paid their respects to 33 people who had died in riots the day before.
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Hundreds of youths clashed with Egyptian police in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday in a violent start to the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
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This outer-space view from the Suomi NPP satellite gives you much of the Middle East at one glance, with Egypt’s Nile River Valley and Delta shining as the centerpiece.
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President Mohamed Morsi on Thursday invited political groups and legal figures to meet for a national dialogue on solutions to Egypt’s political crisis after clashes between his supporters and his foes left seven dead and hundreds wounded.
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Worried about the fate of those moist yellow sponge cakes with a creamy white center? Look no further. Twinkies still reign supreme in the land of pharaohs.
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Thousands of Palestinians filled Gaza City’s main square on Thursday to celebrate their “victory” in the latest round of violence with Israel, even as rescue workers were still sifting through the rubble of a home in the neighborhood of El Nasr on the city’s outskirts.
BREAKING: Egypt and US announce cease fire between Gaza and Israel
BREAKING NEWS: Egypt announces cease-fire between Israel, Hamas effective Wednesday evening at 9pm Cairo time (2pm ET). More details to come on this developing story at www.nbcnews.com
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As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed in Tel Aviv, a Hamas official said a truce with Israel would not be reached Tuesday because the Israeli government had yet to respond to proposals.
Despite rumors of an imminent truce, Israel and Hamas remain miles apart in coming to a real deal. Each side is blaming the other for starting the current conflict – and both are insistent that the other stop first.
Updated at 10 a.m. ET: CAIRO — At least 49 people, the vast majority children, were killed when a train crashed into a school bus in a city south of Cairo Saturday, Egyptian police and the governor of the city told NBC News.
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Updated at 11:07 a.m. ET: Protesters in a number of countries across the Muslim world vented anger against the West on Friday as the controversy over an anti-Islamic film raged, with a KFC restaurant torched in Lebanon, violent attacks on U.S. embassies in Sudan and Tunis and fierce protests in Egypt, Jordan and Pakistan.
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Updated at 9:29 a.m. ET: Protesters angry over an obscure film critical of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad stormed the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday, as unrest that led to the deaths of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in Libya spread to other countries in the region.
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Updated at 10:25 a.m. ET: The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed after protesters angry over a film that ridiculed Islam’s Prophet Muhammad stormed the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi.
President Barack Obama said in Washington that the United States condemned the attack “in the strongest terms” and pledged that the United States would work with the Libyan authorities to bring the killers to justice.