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  • Egypt presents proposal to end war in Gaza

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt presented a proposed cease-fire to Israel and Hamas aimed at ending the monthlong war, Palestinian officials said early Wednesday after negotiators huddled for a second day of Egyptian-mediated talks meant to resolve the crisis and bring relief to the embattled Gaza Strip....

  • HRW: Likely crimes against humanity in Egypt

    CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that Egypt's security forces likely committed crimes against humanity when it crushed Islamist protests last year, comparing the bloodshed to China's Tiananmen Square massacre and calling for a U.N. investigation into the role of President...

  • Egypt's leader in Russia for talks on arms, trade

    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....

  • Egypt stops Human Rights Watch staffers at airport

    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...

  • Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

    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...

  • A year later, protest's bloody end divides Egypt

    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,...

  • Mubarak-era Egypt steel tycoon released on bail

    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...

  • Israel-Palestinian talks on Gaza underway in Cairo

    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...

  • Hamas uses ceasefires to prepare more deadly attacks on innocent Israelis: Examiner Editorial

    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.

  • Seriously, what is John Kerry doing?

    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.

  • State Department approved 215 Bill Clinton speeches, controversial consulting deal, worth $48m; Hillary Clinton's COS copied on all decisions

    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.

  • America should help Israel destroy Hamas' terrorist tunnels, infrastructure

    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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