President Obama: Muslim Hero
According to a six month Gallup survey, President Obama is very popular with only one group of Americans, Muslims, registering an astounding 72 percent approval rating.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Born of revolution, Cairo cinema showcases alternative films in Egypt
Squeezed in between auto parts shops and cafes off the crowded avenues of downtown Cairo, no blaring marquee announces this cinema.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Washington Post
The man the Israel-Palestine crisis needs most? Mohamed Morsi
Less than two years ago, the situation between Israel and the Palestinian territories seemed to be on the brink of disaster.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Egypt: A Dream Deferred
For Egyptian youth who took to the streets in 2011, Alaa Abd El Fattah was an icon of the revolution.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Daily Star
New 'Republics' under Modi, Sisi, Poroshenko
DURING the month of May 2014 there were three rather important elections in three regions of the world.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
El-Sisi Says Price Rises to Save Egypt From Debt Drowning
Egypt's president defended his decision to raise energy prices as the only way to save the nation from "drowning in debt," as Egyptians braced for a jump in the cost of other consumer goods .
UPDATE 1-Egypt's Beltone, Sawiris bid for EFG Hermes stake attracts less than sought- traders
Egypt's Beltone Financial and billionaire Naguib Sawiris were offered 48 percent of the shares they were seeking for a 20-percent stake in investment bank EFG Hermes, traders closely following the deal said on Sunday.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Steep rise in fuel prices signals start of Egypt austerity
The Egyptian government sharply raised fuel prices Saturday, apparently signaling the resolve of the country's new president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi , to forge ahead with a series of austerity measures despite concerns about a public backlash.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Clashes between Egypt troops, protesters kill teen
An Egyptian teenager was killed in clashes between supporters of the ousted Islamist president and security forces Friday, a security official said, raising to two the total number of deaths during two days of violent protests on the anniversary of Mohammad Morsi's ouster.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Toronto Star
Egyptian detainees warned not to talk to Mohamed Fahmy
Canadian journalist and colleagues viewed as "dangerous minds" and other prisoners instructed not to interact with them, according to Fahmy's family.
Egypt: How much has changed in a year?
Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohammed Morsi was deposed by the military one year ago, on 3 July 2013.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Madison Press
U.S.-Egyptian a historic partnership ...
Largely overshadowed by events in Iraq and Syria, the Obama administration is dropping its pretense at displeasure with the military junta in Egypt and restoring full support for the regime that so recently quashed the country's faltering attempt at democracy.
Defiant Al Jazeera faces conservative backlash after Arab Spring
Al Jazeera, the Qatari-funded television station whose reporting of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings won it millions of viewers in the Middle East, is defiant following a backlash by Arab governments that accuse it of supporting Islamists.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
How Hobby Lobby Explains the Middle East
A demonstrator in support of contraceptive rights chants after the Hobby Lobby ruling in Washington, D.C. ASPEN, Colo.-To Westerners who don't follow Middle East news closely, it can all get a bit confusing-a jumble of corrupt leaders who seized power from other corrupt leaders.
One year after Morsi, Egypt roiled by unrest
Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab militants have warned they will step up attacks in the Somali capital Mogadishu during the holy month of Ramadan.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Citing terrorism, Egypt to step up surveillance of social media
Egyptian security forces inspect the scene after two homemade bombs went off near the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 30, 2014.
The Winnipeg Free Press
U.S. should take aim at all political jailings in Egypt
This week, American Secretary of State John Kerry rightly criticized an Egyptian court's conviction of three international journalists with Al Jazeera English on blatantly fake charges cooked up for political reasons.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Lebanon Daily News
Israeli field may supply gas to Egypt facility
A developer of a natural gas field off Israel's coast has signed a letter of intent to provide gas to a facility in Egypt.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Build a Party, Beware of Judges, and Never Give Up
With the swearing-in of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in early June, Egypt has turned full circle.
Los Angeles Times
Zahi Hawass is on the stump again for ancient Egypt's Pharaohs
Troops secure the main floor of the famed Egyptian Museum in Cairo after looters broke in during the revolution in early 2011.