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Ten dead in Egyptian religious clashes

CAIRO — Ten people were killed and 110 wounded in religious clashes Tuesday in Cairo, the health ministry said, as Egypt’s mew military rulers struggle to steer the post-revolution country through a transition. “The total number of injured received by hospitals after the violence (Tuesday) in the areas of Moqattam,…

Egypt on high alert ahead of Coptic Christmas

Egypt was on high alert on Monday ahead of the Coptic Christmas holiday following a New Year’s Day church bombing that killed 21 people, as investigators raced to identify those behind the attack. Police cancelled leave for top officers and were tightening surveillance of airports and ports to prevent suspects…