| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:06 PM
CAIRO – Scattered violence was reported late Sunday as hundreds of thousands of protesters swelled through the streets of Egyptian cities and towns in mostly peaceful demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi.
The state news agency said about...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Yasmin Nouh had never felt ashamed of her Egyptian heritage until she came to Al-diwan, a language institute in Cairo, to study Arabic for four months.
Three months into her stay, Nouh was mugged and had her purse stolen. Less than a month later, someone...
| Mar 13, 2011
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Random House: 615 pp., $35
Published barely a month after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was forced to resign, Toby Wilkinson's magisterial "The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt" has a news hook that...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 5:45 PM
A Corona del Mar couple's 10th church visit to Egypt in the past dozen years put them in the center of a storm now being called the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.
But Monica Moore and Dave Fish said they never feared for their safety as they watched events...
| Apr 17, 2011
The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe.
But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Many Chicago-area residents with ties to Egypt welcomed the news that President Hosni Mubarak had resigned and handed over power to the military.
“If you had asked me a couple weeks ago if it was something imaginable, I would have said absolutely,...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 2:21 PM
After 18 days of protests in Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak has resigned. Local store owner, Max Isaac, is from Egypt and tells Fox 43 News he's elated about the new developments.
"We are so happy because our president has stepped down," said Isaac,...
| Feb 13, 2011
Motorists are seeing slightly lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline on Friday was $3.04, down a penny from last week. But that's much higher than a year ago, when New Jersey motorists were...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 5:27 AM
TRIPOLI -- Residents in the Libyan capital of Tripoli reported a food shortage, gunfire and intimidation by security forces on Tuesday as the country's longtime ruler asserted his power and gave no indication of succumbing to week-long anti-government...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 10:11 PM
So, just how much of the Internet do we inhabit? Well, in addition to this blog, some of the other places we hang out in cyberspace include on SteveAndJohnnie.com, on Facebook, on Twitter, on the SteveAndJohnnieShow's Channel on YouTube, on our Yahoo...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 7:22 PM
Surrounded by several hundred fellow protesters along North Michigan Avenue Saturday, Ayman Hamed shouted slogans against Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak until he was hoarse.
“I wish I could be in Egypt right now,” Hamed said, as the...