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  • Egyptian official denies torture, says prison is like a hotel

    Egyptian official denies torture, says prison is like a hotel
    Despite widespread and consistent accounts of abuses in Egyptian prisons, a senior Interior Ministry official insisted there was no such maltreatment occurring, and likened jailhouse conditions to a hotel stay. Egypt’s penal institutions, together...
  • Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

    Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications
    Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees. The Sunni...
  • Middle East holds few attractive options for Obama

    Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...
  • U.S. should butt out of the Middle East [Commentary]

    U.S. should butt out of the Middle East [Commentary]
    The Middle East and Africa are a complex matrix of religious cultural, racial, ethnic, clan and tribal dynamics that have developed over 1,000 years of conflict. Scott Anderson wrote in his new book, "Lawrence in Arabia," that the first inept U.S....
  • Death sentences upheld in Egypt for 183 defendants; others cleared

    Death sentences upheld in Egypt for 183 defendants; others cleared
    An Egyptian court Saturday upheld its death sentences for 183 defendants, including the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, while reversing the convictions of nearly 500 other previously condemned men. The latest verdict can still be appealed to a...
  • Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president

    Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president
    The meeting lasted all of half an hour, and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah did not even leave his plane, parked on the tarmac at Cairo's international airport. But the brief encounter Friday night between the Saudi monarch and Egypt's newly inaugurated...
  • In Egypt, Kerry says Iraqis should decide who leads them

    In Egypt, Kerry says Iraqis should decide who leads them
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry, on a Mideast mission to help stave off the unraveling of Iraq, said Sunday it was up to the Iraqi people to decide who should lead them – but pointedly noted wishes across the Iraqi political spectrum to “...
  • Kerry walks line seeking Egypt's backing while raising rights issues

    Kerry walks line seeking Egypt's backing while raising rights issues
    It was a fine line to walk: urging greater respect for human rights in repression-haunted Egypt while seeking to solidify ties with an important Mideast ally as the region grimly battens down amid a time of tumult. Sunday’s hours-long visit to...
  • 'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'

    'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "Rising Star" did in the ratings. The Skinny: I checked out ABC's new talent show "Rising Star" Sunday night. Other than the live-voting aspect (which isn't the case for those of us on the West Coast) it looks a...
  • Egypt's Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef, Gets His Popular Satirical Show Pulled

    Egyptian TV comic Bassem Youssef, known as the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, has announced the cancellation of his hugely popular political satire show "Al-Bernameg" (The Program). According to Youssef the show has been pulled due to pressure on...
  • Egypt's Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef, Will Be Back On Air, Vows Satcaster MBC (Exclusive)

    Top Arab satcaster MBC on Tuesday vowed that Egyptian TV comic Bassem Youssef will be back on the air in Egypt "soon," though not necessarily with his political satire show "Al-Bernameg" (The Program) which has been pulled amid mounting pressure in a...