| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
David Super's commentary ("U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt," Nov. 10) overlooks or chooses to ignore several facets of the Arab Spring and this country's role.
Does Mr. Super not remember President Barack Obama demanding that President Hosni Mubarak...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:05 AM
The four men knelt in the sand, hands bound and heads bowed. And in what has become a grisly Middle Eastern trope, a video camera's merciless eye recorded their scripted confessions — swiftly followed by their beheadings.
At least nine such...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:01 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:18 AM
An hours-long power outage in the Egyptian capital and elsewhere in the country on Thursday stranded commuters, disrupted TV broadcasts and trapped a small but unlucky cohort in elevators as daytime temperatures topped 100 degrees.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Egyptian authorities will try jailed former President Mohamed Morsi for allegedly providing official secrets to the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar in what the state prosecutor called Egypt's biggest espionage case ever.
By leveling new espionage charges...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Egypt’s battle against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula heated up Tuesday when a security convoy was ambushed, killing 11 members of the nation's security forces and wounding four more, the state news agency reported.
The attack came two...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:40 PM
WASHINGTON - Even for a freelance journalist covering the tumult in the Arab world, Steven Sotloff's travels seemed nonstop.
In October 2012, the American reporter was in Benghazi, Libya, covering the aftermath of the deadly raid on the U.S. diplomatic...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:35 PM
One of Egypt’s best-known pro-democracy activists was freed from prison on bail Monday, but faces retrial for violating an anti-protest law.
Alaa Abdel Fattah, wan and worn after a prolonged hunger strike, was welcomed by friends and supporters as...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Six policemen were killed Tuesday when a bomb blast tore through their armored vehicle in the Sinai Peninsula, security officials said. It was the second such deadly attack this month.
Egyptian security forces have recently stepped up their offensive...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Here's the nightmare scenario that kept Obama administration officials awake at night this summer as they watched the black-masked guerrillas of Islamic State sweep across Iraq: First, the insurgents could invade Baghdad, toppling Iraq's government and...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:30 AM
At least seven officials and clerics associated with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood are leaving Qatar, members of the group said Saturday, in a move that could mark an easing of a bitter regional quarrel over the Persian Gulf monarchy’s sheltering...