CAIRO — Egyptian helicopter gunships and tanks pounded suspected hideouts and weapon caches of Islamic militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula Saturday in what locals say is the largest operation in the lawless region for years. Nine militants and two soldiers were killed during the raids,…
CAIRO — Egyptian helicopter gunships and tanks pounded suspected hideouts of Islamic militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, in what officials described as a major new offensive in the insurgent stronghold. Residents who witnessed winding columns of trucks and armored vehicles…
CAIRO — A stork once detained by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of being a winged spy has been found dead.
Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi knows neither Thomas Jefferson's advice that "great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities" nor the description of Martin Van Buren as a politician who "rowed to his object with muffled oars."
What's happening in Egypt is not a second revolution or a "correction" to the first. It is a coup d'etat that puts the military as firmly in command as it was during the autocratic reign of Hosni Mubarak. So much for the Arab Spring in the region's most populous country.
The Egyptian military announced the country has an interim President now. The monster.com job posting read:
CAIRO — The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a “full coup” by the military.
Sequestration is not the best time to be doling out foreign aid, surely the most unpopular item in the federal budget. Especially when the recipient is President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt.
WASHINGTON - As anti-American sentiment boils in Islamic countries like Egypt, lawmakers are moving to permit billions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid under a governmentwide funding bill set to clear Congress this week.
CAIRO - A showdown between the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ruling military council escalated Friday, as the generals blamed the Islamist organization for stoking public tensions by prematurely asserting victory in last week's presidential election and the Islamist candidate said a nationa…
The University of Arizona's department of Near Eastern studies
at the will hold a panel discussion today at 4 p.m. on
"Dictatorship or Democracy? Winds of Change in the Middle
Wells Fargo says it has doubled the number of its locations in
Arizona that can buy and sell most types of foreign currency
directly to customers.
NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political
power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender
gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.
CAIRO — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art will return to
Egypt a fragment of an ancient pharaonic shrine it purchased from a
collector, Egypt's antiquities department said Monday.
NAJAF, Iraq — The graves stretch some 10 miles into the desert,
in what may be the largest cemetery in the world.
JERUSALEM — Israeli police firing stun grenades faced off Sunday
against masked Palestinian protesters hurling stones and plastic
chairs outside the Holy Land's most volatile shrine, where past
violence has moved into prolonged conflict.