Western Asia
  • This image made from video broadcast on Egyptian State Television shows President Mohammed Morsi making a statement as he appears with members of the Egyptian security forces, unseen, after their release by kidnappers, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

    7 conscripts' release by suspected militants in Sinai a win for the embattled Islamist president after months of accusations of mismanagement.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT
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  • This image made from video broadcast on Egyptian State Television shows members of the Egyptian security forces after their release by kidnappers, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

    Six Egyptian policemen and a border guard kidnapped by suspected militants in the volatile Sinai Peninsula last week were freed by their captors Wednesday after successful mediation.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2013, 1:46 PM EDT
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  • Comes one day after masked gunmen ambushed two taxis at gunpoint, fleeing with four border policemen, a riot policeman, and a military border guard.

    LAST UPDATE : May 17, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT
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