08/12/14 11:31 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi focused on boosting trade and military cooperation on his first presidential visit to Russia, where he was greeted with a display of weapons right upon arrival. Russia has signaled its desire to expand ties with Egypt, an important U.S....
08/11/14 08:47 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities stopped the executive director of Human Rights Watch and another U.S. staffer from entering the country Monday ahead of the release of a critical report by the group on mass killings by security forces last summer, the group and security officials said. This is...
08/10/14 05:16 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives. The announcement marked the second time in...
08/10/14 09:16 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Around 6:30 a.m., police armored vehicles rumbled up to the barricades at the edges of the anti-government sit-in where thousands of Islamists had camped out for weeks in a Cairo square. First came tear gas. Then quickly, police started using machine guns. Every five minutes,...
08/08/14 01:30 PM
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian steel tycoon close to the family of ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak was released on bail after spending three years in detention on a raft of corruption allegations, his lawyers said Friday. Wearing a neck brace and a business suit without a jacket, Ahmed Ezz emerged from...
08/06/14 05:32 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Indirect Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over extending a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and ending a blockade of the battered territory got underway in Cairo on Wednesday, with both sides taking hard-line positions and much jockeying expected ahead. Israel wants the Islamic...
By Washington Examiner | 08/01/14 03:45 PM
Israel and Hamas agreed Friday morning to a 72-hour cease-fire, during which all sides were to make provisions for negotiations and a longer truce. Or so it seemed.
By David Harsanyi | 08/01/14 10:55 AM
Let's concede for a moment that most of us don't believe the United States should be taking sides in conflicts abroad. Even so, most Americans would probably agree that at a minimum, our diplomatic efforts should not cause unnecessary harm.
By Luke Rosiak and Micah Morrison | 07/29/14 05:40 PM
The former president's speaking fees raise questions about whether the Clintons fulfilled ethics agreements related to the Clinton Foundation during Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
By Avi Dichter | 07/26/14 10:04 AM
Hamas has tried desperately to achieve a strategic win against Israel during the last two weeks, from firing 2,000 rockets on Israeli cities to embarking on suicidal tunnel infiltrations into Israeli territory. Thanks to the Iron Dome missile defense system, Israeli citizens’ discipline in...
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