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  • Egypt's president says Islam needs a reboot as Egypt and France battle same war on extremism

    Islam needs a reboot as Egypt and France battle the same enemy by waging war against Islamic extremism and terrorism, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday. It's a tolerant religion, he said, but in the past two to three decades it has...
  • Can Arab states broker the Mideast peace deal that U.S. presidents haven't?

    Can Arab states broker the Mideast peace deal that U.S. presidents haven't?
    Is it possible that the Middle East has become so unstable that an Arab-Israeli peace deal is no longer unthinkable? — Joe Klein, Time A long line of U.S. presidents and their bone-weary secretaries of state have tried to broker a peace pact...
  • William R. Dorsey III

    William R. Dorsey III
    William R. Dorsey III, a retired maritime attorney who had been chairman of the Semmes, Bowen & Semmes law firm, died of kidney failure Jan. 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ruxton resident was 80. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of William R. Dorsey...
  • Egypt schedules long-awaited parliament elections; voting to begin in March and end in May

    Egypt announced Thursday that the nation's long-delayed parliament elections will start in March and that the voting will be staggered over seven weeks — the final step in a political roadmap put in place by the military after its ouster of the...
  • Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes

    Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes
    Not so long ago, this time of year would have brought the echo of songs and chants to the winding streets of this somnolent village in Egypt's Nile Delta — joyous celebrations honoring a 19th century Jewish sage. In its heyday, the festival drew...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Egypt's leader challenges the Muslim world's extremists

    Just a week before the horrific assault by two Islamic extremists on the Paris office of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a Muslim, gave a remarkable speech before an audience of religious leaders at...
  • Canadian foreign minister hopes for resolution for Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt

    Canada's foreign minister expressed hope Thursday that the fate of a Canadian-Egyptian journalist jailed on terror charges with his two colleagues from Al-Jazeera English Television would be resolved "sooner rather than later." John Baird's remarks...
  • Around the world, comic provocateurs echo Charlie Hebdo in saying the unsayable

    Charlie Hebdo, the satirical weekly that lost 12 staff in a terrorist gun attack last week, is one of a diverse group of publications and comics around the world determined to push the boundaries of taste and acceptable expression. Lauded by fans for...
  • For Erdogan's Turkey, Paris attacks show West's failure on Islam

    As the killings at a French satirical magazine stunned the world last week, Turkey's government went on a mission: to defend its brand of political Islam. In a summary of comment by Turkish officials distributed by the prime minister's Office of Public...
  • Over 40 British companies launch trade mission to Egypt, biggest in over 10 years

    Britain launched its largest trade mission to Egypt in over a decade on Tuesday, involving more than 40 companies from the top foreign investor in the Arab world's most populous country. The meeting in a palace-turned-hotel focused on developing the...
  • Egypt court overturns last conviction of ex-President Mubarak. But will he now walk free?

    An appeals court on Tuesday overturned the last remaining conviction against Egypt's deposed leader Hosni Mubarak and ordered his retrial on corruption charges, opening the door for his possible release. The ruling, just days before the fourth...