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Burnt shirt sparks Egypt sectarian clash: police

July 27th, 2012 Comments off

Copts make up roughly 10 percent of Egypt's 82-million-strong populationMuslims on Friday set fire to Christian homes in a village near the Egyptian capital after a fight between a Muslim man and a Christian laundry worker who singed his shirt while ironing it, police said.

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Kidnapped Chinese workers released in Egypt

March 1st, 2012 Comments off

Two Chinese workers who were Thursday kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from the Egyptian capital have been released, officials said.
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Clinton diverts to Egypt for Mideast peace talks

November 4th, 2009 Comments off

CAIRO (AP) – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made a hastily arranged stop in the Egyptian capital Tuesday to consult with a longtime Arab ally amid indications of a shifting U.S. strate…
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Clinton diverts to Egypt for Mideast peace talks (AP)

November 3rd, 2009 Comments off

AP – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made a hastily arranged stop in the Egyptian capital Tuesday to consult with a longtime Arab ally amid indications of a shifting U.S. strategy for getting Israel and the Palestinians back to peace negotiations.
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22 killed in Egypt train collision

October 25th, 2009 Comments off

Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and 42 injured when two passenger trains collided some 50 km south of the Egyptian capital, police said.
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Trains collide in Cairo

October 25th, 2009 Comments off

The Egyptian capital was thrown into chaos Saturday when the collision occurred.
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