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  • 'Liberty's Torch' reveals a statue with a storied past

    'Liberty's Torch' reveals a statue with a storied past
    Frederic Auguste Bartholdi is an all-but-forgotten figure in American history. He was, however, responsible for one of the most enduring symbols of the United States: the Statue of Liberty. A Frenchman from Alsace, he conceived, designed, sold and...
  • Egypt: Two police brass killed trying to defuse bombs near palace

    A series of bomb blasts near Egypt’s presidential palace killed two senior police officials and injured 10 other people on Monday, officials and media reports said, two days after another deadly explosion struck the capital. The three bombings...
  • Egypt's World Cup dilemma: Pay TV or free Israeli broadcast?

    For World Cup fans in Egypt, it’s a dilemma: Many are torn between their love of soccer and an abiding distaste for Israel. Rather than paying hefty subscriptions to watch the matches on a Qatar-owned sports channel, Egyptian viewers can access...
  • Traveling abroad casts doubt on American exceptionalism

    Having lived abroad for much of my adult life, it feels a little odd cheering the U.S. in the World Cup. Rooting for the U.S. to beat up Ghana seems almost sadistic. I cheer with equal fervor for the few athletes Jordan, Egypt and Qatar send to global...
  • Despite ridicule, Egypt pushes ahead with AIDS, hepatitis 'cure'

    Egypt’s military on Saturday pressed ahead with promotion of a fanciful device it claims can diagnose and cure AIDS and hepatitis, announcing that it would be tested in the next six months on larger numbers of patients in army hospitals. It was...
  • Quit playing games with Benghazi

    The deaths of four Americans — including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens — in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012 was a tragic (though sadly not unprecedented) loss of life as well as an indictment of security measures at the U.S. mission...
  • Kevin Spacey, Egypt's next president?

    Kevin Spacey, Egypt's next president?
    The people of Egypt have set their eyes on a dark horse presidential candidate. He's ambitious, comfortable with world leaders and comfortable in front of a camera.  Very comfortable. Kevin Spacey is the subject of a tongue-in-cheek write-in...
  • CANNES: Cairo Festival Revamps Operations

    After a period of hiatus due to Egypt's political turbulence the Cairo Film Festival is back with a new director, a new concept and a new time slot. The 36th edition of Cairo, which is the oldest fest in the Arab and African worlds belonging to...
  • EU observers to monitor Egyptian election

    The European Union said Monday it would fully monitor Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, in a reversal of reports that it would play a more limited role. Over the weekend, news reports from Brussels had suggested that a delay by Egypt in...
  • Abdel Fattah Sisi, Egypt's likely new leader, faces economic deja vu

    With Egypt's former defense chief Abdel Fattah Sisi on a glide path to the presidency, virtually every day brings an ominous new sign of what is likely to emerge as the greatest threat to his rule. And it's not his archenemy, the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Jordan envoy freed by Libyan militia after handover of jailed militant

    Jordan’s ambassador to Libya, abducted by gunmen nearly a month ago in the Libyan capital, arrived safely home in Amman on Tuesday. But the case raised troubling questions about the Libyan government’s ability to resist the demands of armed...