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CAIRO — President Mohamed Morsi, at least for the moment, appears to be channeling his softer side. The beleaguered Egyptian leader this week withdrew criminal complaints filed by his office against journalists and began nightly chats with...
CAIRO – At least five people were killed Saturday in clashes between Muslims and Christians, raising new questions over whether President Mohamed Morsi’s Islamist-led government can calm sectarian tensions amid Egypt’s broader...
CAIRO — Egypt’s Islamist-controlled government said this week it is moving to block the country’s access to pornography -- one website at a time. Sherif Hashem, deputy head of the national telecom regulatory authority, announced that...
Tags: Government, Pornography, Media Industry, Politics, Hosni Mubarak
TRIPOLI, Libya — Egypt slipped further into political disarray Wednesday when a judge suspended upcoming parliamentary elections and referred the country’s much-criticized electoral law to the highest court. An administrative judge struck...
Tags: Parliament, Elections, Laws, Politics, Hosni Mubarak
The U.S. has “concerns that freedom of expression is being stifled” in Egypt after the questioning of an irreverent television satirist frequently compared to American comedian Jon Stewart, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland...
CAIRO — He arrived with a prankster's aplomb. Bassem Youssef, a popular Egyptian TV satirist often compared to Jon Stewart, appeared before a prosecutor Sunday on charges of defaming President Mohamed Morsi. The mercurial comedian milled around...
CAIRO -- The Islamist-led government escalated tensions with opposition parties Monday after Egypt’s prosecutor general ordered the arrest of five activists, including a prominent blogger, for violent protests against the Muslim Brotherhood over the...
Tags: Pakistan, Politics, Afghanistan, Islam, Justice System
AMMAN, Jordan -- A tribal council long allied with the Jordanian monarchy has labeled King Abdullah II a Zionist agent because of comments he made in an interview with the Atlantic magazine. “You practiced the role of agent for the forces of...
King Abdullah II of Jordan, a member of the dwindling band of Arab leaders who have somehow stayed in power despite the rise of what he calls a "Muslim Brotherhood crescent" across the Middle East, made an acute observation to me recently about the...
WASHINGTON -- Sequestration is not the best time to be doling out foreign aid, surely the most unpopular item in the federal budget. Especially when the recipient is President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt. Morsi is intent on getting the release of Omar Abdel-...
WASHINGTON - Sequestration is not the best time to be doling out foreign aid, surely the most unpopular item in the federal budget. Especially when the recipient is President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt. Morsi is intent on getting the release of Omar Abdel-...
An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. Suspected fans enraged by the verdict torched the soccer...
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