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Egyptian torches himself at parliament

Cairo: A man set himself alight outside parliament in Cairo on Monday, the official MENA agency said, in an apparent copycat replay of the self-immolation of a Tunisian graduate which sparked a popula

8 Americans killed in Egypt crash

Cairo: Eight American tourists were killed and 21 injured on Sunday when their bus collided with a truck near the southern Egyptian city of Aswan, police and the official MENA news agency said.

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Egyptians go to the polls after Islamist crackdown

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The Polls opened across Egypt on Sunday for a parliamentary election expected to strengthen the ruling party's grip in the most populous Arab nation but marred by a crackdown on the Islamist oppositio

Women candidates test Egypt's new quota system

Egypt is for the first time guaranteeing 64 out of 508 parliamentary seats being contested in Sunday's election for women, boosting their profile in a male-dominated society, but some see it as a cyni

Egypt to hold parliamentary elections on Nov. 28

After months of uncertainty, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has set November 28 as the date for parliamentary elections in the country, where the state of emergency is in place since 1981.

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