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  • US, Europe unequipped to douse Arab Inferno

    Fifteen years ago this fall, Americans awoke to a shocking image: the destroyer USS Cole listed hard to port halfway around the world in the harbor of Aden, Yemen, its hull smoldering, 17 of its sailors dead, with 39 more wounded. Al-Qaida, barely known to most Americans, despite the deadly bombings of two American embassies, had struck again.
  • Egyptian court rejects appeal of 3 activists facing more prison time

    An Egyptian court on Tuesday turned down an appeal by three well-known activists facing three years in prison after being convicted of organizing an unauthorized protest and assaulting security personnel. Ahmed Maher, founder of the April 6 Youth...

    Trudy Rubin: Arab leaders grow introspective at Davos

    This weekend marks the fourth anniversary of Egypt's Tahrir Square uprising, which became the hallmark of the Arab Spring. As though to mock those long-dead hopes, Yemen and Libya have collapsed, Syria lies in ruins, and much of Syria and Iraq are...

    Clashes over Arab Spring anniversary leave 18 dead in Egypt

    Demonstrations marking the anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising were marred by bombings and clashes with authorities that saw at least 18 people killed and 50 injured, most of them in northern sections of Cairo. The deadliest violence Sunday took...

    5 reasons why Americans should tune into news about political crisis in Yemen

    Yemen's U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capital of Sanaa, further destabilizing the region and hampering America's ability to fight al-Qaida and other extremists targeting the West. The country's parliament will...