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  • Daniel Gordis: Another Palestinian leader makes a mistake at U.N.

    Daniel Gordis: Another Palestinian leader makes a mistake at U.N.
    Abba Eban, Israel's legendary representative to the United Nations, once famously remarked that "the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity." Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas proved Eban's point Friday, in an incendiary speech to the U....
  • U.S. won Arab support for airstrikes, but challenges remain

    U.S. won Arab support for airstrikes, but challenges remain
    It was a telling contrast: a high-profile shout-out Tuesday from President Obama to Arab allies who joined in U.S.-led airstrikes against Sunni Muslim militants in Syria – coupled with cautious, distancing and sometimes belated statements from the...
  • Cairo court delays Mubarak verdict until November

    Cairo court delays Mubarak verdict until November
    Cairo's Criminal Court has delayed until Nov. 29 its verdict in the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, his two sons and ex-Interior Minister Habib Adly, who are charged with ordering the murders of over 800 peaceful protesters in the...
  • Fatih Akin's 'The Cut' to Open Revived Cairo Film Festival

    ROME - Fatih Akin's drama "The Cut," about the Armenian genocide, will open the 36th edition of the revived Cairo Film Festival, which will run Nov. 9-18 after a period of hiatus due to Egypt's political turbulence. The prestigious fest was cancelled...
  • Egyptian militant admits links to 1998 U.S. embassy bombings

    A longtime Egyptian militant with ties to Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden admitted in federal court Friday that he had links to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa, a surprise guilty plea that the judge sharply questioned because it reduces his prison...
  • Egypt: Explosion kills two senior police officers in Cairo

    A bomb blast outside Egypt’s Foreign Ministry killed at least two high-ranking police officers Sunday, breaking a nearly three-month lull in major attacks in the Egyptian capital. Two police lieutenant colonels were killed and six lower-level...
  • Exposing Hamas

    The Endowment for Middle East Truth hosted a recent phone seminar with Mosab Hassan Yousef, the oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, founding member and leader of Hamas. More than 100 people took part as Yousef revealed the inner workings of Hamas, shared...
  • Hamas and Fatah reach accord on sharing power in Gaza

    Hamas and Fatah reach accord on sharing power in Gaza
    The Islamist movement Hamas has agreed to share power in the Gaza Strip with the more moderate and secular Fatah faction, representatives from the two sides said at a news conference in the Egyptian capital on Thursday. Hamas forcibly ejected its...
  • Uber driver arrested, grabbed passenger's breast: Florida police

    Uber driver arrested, grabbed passenger's breast: Florida police
    A driver for the ride-sharing service Uber was arrested Wednesday, accused of grabbing the breast of a female customer, then blaming the act on the way she was dressed, an arrest affidavit states. The affidavit states the battery happened Sept. 19....
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • Gaza war resumes with deadly strikes, rocket fire

    Gaza war resumes with deadly strikes, rocket fire
     Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day on Wednesday after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza. Charging that Israel had "opened a gateway to...