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  • At least 21 Egypt soldiers slain in attack at checkpoint near Libya

    At least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed and four others injured in an assault Saturday on a border patrol checkpoint in the western desert, the army's official spokesman announced. The attack was the second to target the same military checkpoint in...
  • Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
  • Israel's onslaught sends Gaza death toll well past 500

    Israel's onslaught sends Gaza death toll well past 500
    Israeli forces pummeled Gaza Strip towns with airstrikes and artillery Monday, pushing the Palestinian death toll in two weeks of fighting well past 500 and sending civilians streaming from their homes, many with little more than the clothes they were...
  • As Gaza death toll rises, so do diplomatic efforts to end the crisis

    As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....
  • Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'

    Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighboring...
  • 1 killed, scores arrested in Egypt on anniversary of Morsi's ouster

    1 killed, scores arrested in Egypt on anniversary of Morsi's ouster
    Police and soldiers clamped a tight security lid on sensitive sites in the capital and elsewhere Thursday, the one-year anniversary of the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. Scattered clashes between protesters and security forces left at...
  • Egypt fuel prices soar up to 70%, exasperating the public

    The Egyptian government trimmed its energy subsidies Saturday, causing fuel prices to soar and motorists to stew. The cabinet's cuts increased prices Saturday for gas and diesel, in some cases by almost 70%. The action was part of a package of austerity...
  • Egypt's president wishes Al Jazeera journalists had not been tried

    Egypt's president wishes Al Jazeera journalists had not been tried
    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said Sunday that he “wished” three jailed Al Jazeera reporters had not been put on trial, acknowledging for the first time that the case had been damaging to the country’s image. Egyptian-Canadian...
  • Palestinian rockets reach farther into Israel

    Palestinian rockets reach farther into Israel
    A fresh round of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip sent Israelis scurrying for bomb shelters as far as Tel-Aviv, 40 miles away, on Wednesday morning, the second day of Israel’s military offensive on the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip. Hamas claimed...
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...
  • The Arab crisis: The tragedy of the Arabs

    A civilisation that used to lead the world is in ruins--and only the locals can rebuild it A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The...