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Egypt

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Egyptian police killed in violence ahead of presidential election

    Assailants shot and killed three paramilitary police officers and wounded nine others Tuesday in a flare of violence less than a week before Egypt’s presidential vote, the Interior Ministry said. The drive-by shooting took place as security forces...
  • 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...
  • Egyptian court sentences 683, including Brotherhood leader, to death

    A court in southern Egypt on Monday decreed a mass death sentence for nearly 700 people, including the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, the movement of Egypt's ousted Islamist president. On the same day, another Egyptian court banned the...
  • Al Jazeera Files $150 Million Compensation Claim Against Egyptian Government

    Al Jazeera Media Network has filed a $150 million compensation claim against Egypt on the grounds that a crackdown by the country's military-backed government has damaged its investments there since July 2013. The Qatari-owned broadcaster, its...
  • Senate subcommittee chairman blocks $650 million in aid for Egypt

    Senate subcommittee chairman blocks $650 million in aid for Egypt
    The chairman of a key Senate panel Tuesday blocked $650 million in military aid for Egypt in a sign of Washington’s ambivalence over support for the authoritarian military government in Cairo. Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the...
  • Egypt, international groups weigh value of observers for election

    Egypt's presidential vote next week presents a quandary for both international observer groups and the military-backed interim government. To Egyptian authorities, the mere presence of prestigious outside observers gives the balloting a much-desired...
  • LA Screenings' Pick-Up List

    Disney/ABC ABC Studios is selling a diverse slate of new hours as well as a trio of unique comedies. On the drama side, "Marvel's Agent Carter" and "The Whispers" may hold the most global appeal, but others have potential as well. "Agent Carter," the...
  • Egyptian candidate vows if elected to undo law limiting protests

    Egyptian presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahi vowed Wednesday that if his long-shot bid for office succeeds he will abolish a law criminalizing unauthorized demonstrations. Speaking at a news conference, the liberal politician who is an underdog...