Egyptian woman fights unequal Islamic inheritance laws

CAIRO (AP) — One Egyptian woman is taking on the country’s inheritance laws that mean female heirs inherit half that of men. Since her father's death last year, Huda Nasrallah, a Chr...

Egypt deports Mauritanian student arrested over protests

CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport officials say a Mauritanian student arrested by Egyptian authorities amid the recent crackdown following anti-government protests has been released and deported back home. ...

AP Explains: Yemen crisis among thorny issues at UN meeting

The ongoing conflict in Yemen , which has killed tens of thousands of people and sparked a humanitarian crisis, is among the thorniest issues facing world leaders this week as they meet at the United ...

AP Explains: Libya's instability a focus of concern at UN

Libya's Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj will be representing only part of the country when he addresses the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday. His government has been battling for month...

Teen Egyptian girl's case puts legal system under spotlight

CAIRO (AP) — The prosecution of a 15-year-old girl who killed a bus driver after he allegedly tried to rape her has reignited debate over the treatment of women in Egypt's legal system, including the ...

Former Egyptian president Morsi's youngest son dies at 25

CAIRO (AP) — The youngest son of the late former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has died of a heart attack he suffered while driving in Cairo, doctors said. Abdullah Morsi, 25, was...

Salah helps Warda get reinstated in Egypt's national team

CAIRO (AP) — Mohamed Salah's intervention helped get Amr Warda back on the Egyptian national soccer team despite accusations that he sent lewd messages to two women. Warda was origin...

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was arrested at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual...

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — An African Union envoy was in Sudan on Thursday trying to mediate in the country's crisis as leaders of the protest movement accused the ruling military of pursuing a brutal cra...

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Sudan on Friday to try and mediate between the ruling military and the country's protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over...

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to ju...

Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on Friday the Sudanese were arrested...

Egypt deports dozens of Sudanese migrants

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has deported 79 Sudanese nationals who were trying to cross into Libya to head onward to Europe. Egyptian officials at the Cairo International Airport say the Suda...