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  • U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt

    U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt
    Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi celebrated his recent return from the U.S. by imprisoning prominent opposition blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah for participating in a peaceful demonstration. Historically, Washington's renewed pledges of massive military aid have...
  • Egypt's sad record on human rights

    To the editor: Yes, Egypt is an important ally and deserves some financial support. But Ahmed H. Zewail's attempt to minimize Egypt's human rights problems is not persuasive. ("Don't cut aid to Egypt: The hopeful case for supporting Egyptian President...
  • Standing in solidarity

    More than 200 people attended a recent solidarity service for persecuted Christians in the Middle East at Temple Beth El in Hollywood. The Jewish Federation of Broward County, the Broward Pastors' Network, and Temple Beth El co-sponsored this service....
  • Egypt court sends eight men to prison for 'inciting debauchery'

    In Egypt, it isn’t a crime to be homosexual – at least in theory. But a high-profile court case, resulting in three-year prison terms handed down to Saturday to eight defendants for “inciting debauchery,” pointed up the...
  • Egyptian aviatrix Lotfia Nady commemorated in a Google 'doodle'

    Egyptian aviatrix Lotfia Nady commemorated in a Google 'doodle'
    Archive photos show an indomitable-looking young woman in flight goggles and an old-style leather helmet, ready to take to the cockpit of a 1930s-era prop plane. On Wednesday, pioneering Egyptian aviatrix Lotfia Nady was commemorated on what would...
  • Abu Dhabi Festival: Egyptian Filmmaker Amr Waked Reflects on Local Film Biz

    Egyptian filmmaker Amr Waked is Egypt's biggest international star, seen most recently in Luc Besson's "Lucy." At the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Waked is wearing two hats: he is the producer of director Ibrahim El Batout's "El Ott," an organ-trafficking...
  • Gala includes former Israeli ambassador to UN

    The former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations was the guest speaker at the Jewish Federation of Broward County's Major Gifts and Legacy Society Gala. Dan Gillerman, who served as Israeli ambassador to the UN from 2003-08, briefed the gala...
  • Egypt's Sisi gives military broader power to put civilians on trial

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi moved Monday to expand the scope of military trials for civilians – tribunals of a type that were a hot-button issue during the uprising that toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak more than three years ago. Sisi...
  • Egyptian court sentences 23 secular activists to 3-year prison terms

    In the latest blow to freedom of expression and assembly in Egypt, a Cairo court on Sunday sentenced nearly two dozen secular activists to three-year prison terms for violating a law that essentially bans street protests. The 23 who were sentenced in...
  • Egypt's Sisi vows retribution after 31 soldiers slain in Sinai

    In remarks that could presage a fresh crackdown on Islamist opponents of the Egyptian government, President Abdel Fattah Sisi vowed Saturday to punish those responsible for attacks that killed 31 soldiers in the restive Sinai peninsula. Friday’s...
  • Islamist militants suspected in Sinai bombing that killed at least 25

    Suspected Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday staged the deadliest attack of the year in the volatile desert region, killing at least 25 people at a military checkpoint, Egyptian state television said. Those killed in what appeared to be...