Egypt

Egypt court convicts doctor of female genital mutilation
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian appeals court on Monday convicted a doctor of manslaughter and performing female genital mutilation that led to the death of a 13-year-old girl, sentencing him to two years and three months in prison in the country's first case that came to trial over the widespread pr…
Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has left at least 185 people dead, and both sides said they were seriously considering the proposal.
Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 7 years
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on terrorism-related charges in a verdict Monday that stunned their families and was quickly denounced as a blow to freedom of expression. International pressure mounted on Egypt&a…

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