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body of egypt’s so-called blind sheikh brought home from us


cairo (ap) — the body of a blind egyptian cleric convicted of plotting terror attacks in new york has been brought back to egypt for burial after he died in a u.s. federal prison over the weekend. omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheikh, was arrested in 1993 and convicted in 1995 along with nine followers […]






body of egypt's so-called blind sheikh brought home from us


the body of a blind egyptian cleric convicted of plotting terror attacks in new york was brought back to egypt and handed over to his family for burial on wednesday, following his death in a u.s. federal prison over the weekend.






‘blind sheikh’ convicted in 1993 world trade bombing dies in prison, son says


omar abdel-rahman, the extremist muslim cleric known as “the blind sheikh” convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 world trade center bombing and planning more attacks as part of a “war of urban terrorism” in the united states, died on saturday in a north carolina prison, authori...






blind cleric jailed for life in us dies


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, has died. he was 78.






back to favorite topic, egypt's leader blasts 'evil people'


returning to some of his favorite topics, egypt's president on urday called on egyptians to stand together against terrorism, angrily denounced the "evil people" plotting against his country and made a stern warning: there would be no comeback if egypt fell to islamic militants.






"blind sheikh" in world trade center bombing dead at 78


omar abdel-rahman helped orchestrate bombing of world trade center in 1993






blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in us prison


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in new york city in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of islamic militants, has died in a federal prison. he was 78.






"blind sheik" guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in us prison


the so called blind sheik, omar abdel-rahman, who was convicted of plotting terror attacks in new york city in the decade before 9/11 has died in a federal prison. he was 78.






blind cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots dies in u.s. prison


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, died saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. he was 78.






blind cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots dies in us prison


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, died saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. he was 78.






“blind sheik” guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in us prison


the so called blind sheik, omar abdel-rahman, who was convicted of plotting terror attacks in new york city in the decade before 9/11 has died in a federal prison. he was 78. abdel-rahman, blind since infancy from diabetes, had diabetes and coronary artery disease, died saturday at the federal correction complex in butner, north carolina, […]






blind cleric imprisoned for conspiring to blow up new york city landmarks has di


omar abdul rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, has died. he was 78. kenneth mckoy of the federal correctional complex in butner, n.c., said abdul rahman died at 5:40 a.m. he suffered from diabetes and coronary artery disease...






blind cleric imprisoned for conspiring to blow up new york city landmarks has di


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, has died. he was 78. kenneth mckoy of the federal correctional complex in butner, n.c., said abdel-rahman died at 5:40 a.m. he suffered from diabetes and coronary artery disease...






group urges uk envoy to raise human rights issues in egypt


the human rights organization reprieve is urging british foreign secretary boris johnson to speak about what it called the "appalling" human rights abuses in egypt during his meeting with egyptian president abdel-fattah el-sissi.






new club invites blind and sighted people to littleton to get in touch with art


a new public club meeting monthly at the colorado center for the blind in littleton will help people are blind and sighted learn about and create tactile art.






blind cleric jailed for life in us dies


butner, n.c. (ap) — omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, has died. he was 78. kenneth mckoy of the federal correction complex in butner, north carolina, said rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease. abdul-rahman had been […]






blind islamic cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots in u.s. dies in federal priso


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, died saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. he was 78. abdel-rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said...






blind islamic cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots in u.s. dies in federal priso


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in new york city in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of islamic militants, has died in a federal prison. he was 78. abdel-rahman, who had diabetes and coronary artery disease, died saturday...






after court victory, egypt rights lawyer eyes presidency bid


cairo (ap) — the congratulatory bouquet of flowers sitting in khaled ali’s austere downtown cairo office has withered away, but the writing on the attached card is clear: “tiran and sanafir are egyptian.” it’s a reference to the court victory that brought to prominence the rights lawyer who was a leading player in egypt’s 2011 […]






blind dog rescued after a week missing in california


boulder creek, calif. (ap) — a blind labrador retriever lost in the thick woods and steep terrain of california’s santa cruz mountains was missing for more than a week before she was found last week. kcbs reports (http://cbsloc.al/2mxmmsw ) the dog named sage is now back home and ok after a neighbor discovered her lying […]






blind cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots dies in us prison


omar abdel-rahman, the so-called blind sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the united states in the 1990s, died saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. he was 78. abdel-rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said kenneth mckoy at the federal correction complex […]






christians flee egypt’s sinai after militant killings


el-arish, egypt (ap) — suspected islamic militants gunned down a christian man inside his home in northern sinai, officials and a priest said friday, the latest in a string of sectarian killings there that has sent hundreds of christians fleeing and raised accusations the government is failing to protect the community. the militants stormed the […]






blind dog found, rescued in santa cruz mountains


at the end of one of the darkest, wettest winters in memory, a bright spot has lit up the san lorenzo valley community in the form of an old, blind dog who went missing in the mountains for seven days.






egypt says near meeting russia’s airport security demands


cairo (ap) — egyptian officials said sunday they were inching closer to meeting all demands set by russia on airport security to resume flights to egypt, suspended after militants from a local affiliate of the islamic state group downed a russian airliner 15 months ago over the sinai peninsula. since the crash, egypt has spent […]






egypt’s christians flee terror in north sinai security void


ismailia, egypt (ap) — after islamic militants barged into his uncle’s house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, said sameh adel fawzy knew it was time to leave. the 35-year-old christian, who owns a plumbing supply business in egypt’s troubled northern sinai town of el-arish, packed […]






merkel visits egypt, tunisia to talk about migration


berlin (ap) — german chancellor angela merkel is heading to egypt and tunisia this week to discuss migration and development in the north africa nations. merkel’s spokesman steffen seibert said wednesday that berlin is interested in helping egypt strengthen its coastguard and clamp down on illegal trafficking across the mediterranean, which leads to thousands of […]






sharp vision: new glasses help the legally blind see


jeff regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a toronto company called esight.






mel gibson sells sherman oaks home at a loss


actor-director mel gibson, who is up for an academy award for his film “hacksaw ridge,” has sold a home in sherman oaks for $2.1 million. gibson, through a blind trust, bought the house in 2009 for $2.405 million, records show. the property was previously occupied by his former romantic partner...






blind dog rescued after a week missing in california


a blind labrador retriever lost in the thick woods and steep terrain of california's santa cruz mountains was missing for more than a week before she was found last week.






what happened to egypt's muslim brotherhood?


internal ideological and political disagreements might lead to the break-up of the muslim brotherhood in egypt.






eroon champion of africa again, denies egypt 8th title


eroon rose again after years of underachievement to win the african cup of nations title on sunday with a fabulous goal in the 89th minute of the final for a 2-1 come-from-behind victory against mighty egypt.






judge says blind man can sue mcdonald's over drive-thru-only ordering


to the many who succumb to late-night cravings, mcdonald's drive-thru can be a beacon of fast-food hope. but without a car, the dreams of indulging in that burger desire are dashed. a blind man from louisiana wants the fast-food giant to come up with another solution for those who physically can't...






lakers' luol deng shares his refugee experience in wake of trump travel ban


as refugees living in egypt, luol deng and his family woke up every day hoping that would be the day they found a new home. civil war forced them from their home. five years after they fled the part of sudan that is now south sudan, the united kingdom finally gave them political asylum. that experience...






egypt puts off higher entry visa charges until july 1


egypt's plans to more than double charges for entry visas paid by foreign visitors arriving in the country have been put off until july 1, according to the tourism ministry.






palestinians: 3 dead in gaza-egypt smuggling tunnel


palestinian authorities say three workers have died after inhaling toxic gas in a smuggling tunnel beneath gaza's border with egypt.