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Egypt

Jul 22, 2014 — Are rituals a sign of human irrationality? Commentator Tania Lombrozo turns to Egyptian pyramids, World Cup quirks and Indonesian birds to help explain why rituals sometimes actually work.
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Jul 14, 2014 — Israel's Security Cabinet has accepted Egypt's proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas in Gaza. Hamas has not yet formally accepted the plan.
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Jul 9, 2014 — Egypt's government has slashed subsidies on fuel. While economists say the subsidy decrease is necessary to address the deficit, already-suffering middle class and poor Egyptians are furious.
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Jun 23, 2014 — Three journalists who work for Al-Jazeera have been sentenced to prison terms — two for seven years and a third for 10 years — by an Egyptian court. The three men were accused of aiding terrorists.
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Jun 22, 2014 — In the first leg of a trip through the Mideast, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egypt's new president, but Iraq will be a major subject discussion.
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Jun 21, 2014 — The same judge had originally sentenced 683 people to the death penalty. The defendants, mostly supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, were accused of attacking a police station.
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Jun 8, 2014 — Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who led a military coup against the democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi, called his swearing-in the country's first "peaceful handover of power."
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May 29, 2014 — Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi "won by more than a landslide, taking at least 93 percent of the vote," reports NPR's Leila Fadel from Cairo.
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May 21, 2014 — Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons were charged with embezzling millions of dollars in public funds.
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Apr 28, 2014 — It's the second mass death sentence in just two months in Egypt; however, all but 37 of the 529 people convicted in March had their sentences commuted.
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