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The Rise and Fall and Rise of Zahi Hawass
Zahi Hawass doesn't like what he's seeing. Clad in his familiar denim safari suit and wide-brimmed bush hat, the famed archaeologist is standing inside the burial vault of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, a six-tiered, lopsided mound of limestone blocks constructed nearly 5,000 years ago.
Fri May 24, 2013
Xenia Daily Gazette
Hoping for change in Syria
By Victor Davis Hanson Syndicated Columnist Remember when President Obama used to warn Syria's Bashar al-Assad to stop his mass killing and step down? Muammar Gadhafi's dictatorship had then just collapsed under Western bombing.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Weekly Standard
The Brezhnev Doctrine, Iran-style
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Egypt forms part of the North Africa region. It is situated north of Sudan lying between Libya and the Gaza Strip.
In Egypt, Obama Even Less Popular Than Bush Was: New Pew Poll
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington September 1, 2010.
Tourism in Egypt: A slow recovery
Some worry that the Muslim Brotherhood government will impose strict morality provisions on Egypt's beach resorts, such as Algouna resort on the Red Sea.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Miami Herald
2011 jail breaks become political issue in Egypt
It was one of the most perplexing events of Egypt's revolution: orchestrated attacks on prisons around the country that broke out more than 20,000 inmates while police were tied down with the massive popular protests that swept autocrat Hosni Mubarak from power.
Globe and Mail
Egypt grapples with economic dilemma as subsidy cuts hit industry
A boy runs after his goat in front of a closed factory on the outskirts of Cairo.
Voice of America
Transitional Justice Elusive in Arab Spring Nations
Egyptian riot police take up positions outside the building where former president Hosni Mubarak is being tried in connection with the killing of Arab Spring protesters.
Militants release seven Egyptians kidnapped in Sinai
Seven members of the Egyptian security forces kidnapped by Islamist militants in Sinai last week were freed on Wednesday and President Mohamed Mursi announced a new crackdown on lawlessness in the desert peninsula.
Tue May 21, 2013
Egypt budget gap worrying: IMF ...
DUBAI: Egypt's worsening fiscal gap is a concern but the International Monetary Fund is still ready to continue talks on a $4.8bn loan once Cairo completes a review of its economic programme, a senior IMF official said.
Gruesome Attacks on Egyptian Women Spawn Helmeted, Volunteer Protectors
The very same night in February 2011 that former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak fell from power, CBS correspondent Lara Logan was brutally assaulted by a group of at least 200 men while covering the demonstrations in Tahrir Square.
Egypt Christian Killed In Alexandria Clashes
At least one Christian died and dozens were injured in clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, police and local media said Saturday, May 18.
Egypt: Security beefed up in Sinai after abduction
Deadly tornadoes that have raked communities in Middle America over the past week, including Monday's massive twister that carved a path of destruction through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, belie what had been a... A spate of attacks on gay men in New York, including a killing in the heart of one of its most gay-friendly neighborhoods, is ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
LYONS: Dereliction of duty
President Obama's policy of "change" for America was never defined, but it was implemented in a very sophisticated manner.
The Miami Herald
Egyptians don't like Morsi's presidency, but opposition flounders anyway
As Egypt's first democratically elected president nears the completion of his first year in office, there is growing resentment among Egyptians about his tenure.
Honest Abe, looking rather Salafi himself, can buy quite a bit in the Lebanese markets.
How do people feel since the fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak and the Jan 25th,2011 revolution? This spoof of Gloria Gaynor's 1978 "I will Survive," by Egyptian Secular leftists about sums it up.
The China Post
Egypt faces social pressure to cease selling of alcohol
Egypt's liquor stores are under growing pressure to stop selling alcohol, they say, not from the country's Islamist government, but from society itself.
Sun May 19, 2013
Protesting Egyptian police block Israel border crossing
Egyptian police enraged by the kidnapping of seven of their colleagues by Islamist gunmen in the Sinai Peninsula blocked a commercial border crossing with Israel on Sunday to pressure the Cairo government to help free the men, security sources said.
Video shows kidnapped Egyptian security officers
Seven men purported to be the members of Egypt's security forces kidnapped by suspected militants last week appeared in a video posted online Sunday and urged the government to secure their release by meeting their captors' demands.