51 min ago | Al Bawaba
The American University in Cairo held its Spring 2013 commencement ceremonies for 702 master's and bachelor's degree candidates.
1 hr ago | Townhall
Last week, Bill Clinton warned that President Barack Obama risked looking like a "wuss" and "a total fool" for not acting sooner on Syria.
6 hrs ago | The Daily Record
Angry tourism workers and activists in Luxor threatened Monday to block a newly appointed Islamist governor from his office because of his links to a former militant group that killed scores of people in a 1997 attack in the ancient city and devastated Egypt's sightseeing industry.
6 hrs ago | The Daily Star
CAIRO: A member of the movement whose gunmen killed 58 foreigners at a temple in Luxor in 1997 was sworn in by Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi Monday as governor of the vital tourist region.
10 hrs ago | Amnesty International
The conviction against Hassan Mostafa is the latest blow to freedom of expression in Egypt, where we see case after case of opposition activists, bloggers, comedians and protesters facing trial for criticizing the authorities or 'defaming religion'.
10 hrs ago | Voice of America
Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi hold up documents from the "Tamarud" campaign during a news conference at their headquarters in Cairo, May 29, 2013.
13 hrs ago | Ynetnews
Waleed Hammad dressed conservatively for his secret mission into the world of sexual harassment and abuse on the streets of Cairo, donning a long tan skirt and sleeved shirt, and at times covering his head like many Egyptian women.
17 hrs ago | The American Spectator
The Islamic Republic of Iran has elected a "moderate" successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, infamous for his threat-laced apocalyptic rhetoric.
Addis Ababa, June 17, 2013 - Egypt must drop its objection to an Ethiopian dam on the main tributary of the Nile River or it may struggle to ensure adequate supplies from the world's longest waterway, former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia David Shinn said, Bloomberg reports.
Egypt's Salafists emerged as strong political players when the movement secured over 25 percent of Egypt's parliamentary seats in 2012.
Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi named a member of an Islamist group remembered for a bloody attack on Western tourists in the ancient city of Luxor over a decade ago as governor of that province on Sunday.
A hard-line Muslim cleric received an 11-year suspended sentence Sunday for tearing up and burning a Bible, Egypt's official news agency said.
As if the past few weeks of scandals haven't been enough, now we learn that the American government is spying on us to an astounding degree .
Egypt's Islamist president announced Saturday that he was cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and closing Damascus' embassy in Cairo, decisions made amid growing calls from hard-line Sunni clerics in Egypt and elsewhere to launch a "holy war" against Syria's embattled regime.
The row between Egypt and Ethiopia over water from the River Nile goes back many years.
Middle East: With the formal determination that Syria has used chemical weapons, the stage is set for U.S. intervention, with Hezbollah and Iran on the other side.