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Since When Is Our Secretary of State a Threat?

Mark D. Weinberg | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Mark D. Weinberg

To hear the State Department tell it, the fact that our Secretary of State was forced to go through a metal detector before being allowed to meet with Egypt's president does not matter very much. But with all due respect, it does matter.

Sophia Jones

The Russians Are Back | Sophia Jones | Posted 11.14.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Move over America, an old bedfellow might be returning to Egypt: Russia. On Thursday, top Russian and Egyptian officials began talks in Ca...

Rethinking US-Egyptian Bilateral Relations: A Rights-Based Approach

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

by Corinna Mullin, Suzanne Adely, and Azadeh Shahshahani Debates in recent months over the continuation of US aid to the Egyptian military, in light ...

Egypt: Relations With U.S. In 'Turmoil'

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 12.16.2013 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister said Wednesday that relations between his country and the United States are in "turmoil" followi...

Move To Cut Aid Fuels Anti-U.S. Sentiment In Egypt

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Washington's decision to withhold millions of dollars in mostly military aid to Egypt is fueling anti-U.S. sentiment and the p...

Kerry Backtracks Egypt Comments

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

LONDON -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry backed away Friday from his candid comments that seemed to signal American support for the Egyptian milit...

Egypt Denounces U.S. Embassy Breaching

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's presidential spokesman says the breaching of the U.S. embassy in Cairo during protests over an anti-Islam film was "unjustified,...

What Role Will The U.S. Play In Egypt?

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

CAIRO — The head of Egypt's military took a tough line Sunday on the Muslim Brotherhood, warning that he won't let the fundamentalist group domi...

Egypt Postpones Controversial NGO Trial

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.05.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's ruling military council set a 48-hour deadline Tuesday for political parties to finalize the formation of a 100-member panel to ...

'The Governments Had Better Get Out of the Way'

Annelle Sheline | Posted 05.07.2012 | World
Annelle Sheline

A video dialogue took place between American students at the College of Charleston, and Egyptian students, primarily from the American University in Cairo. Discussion centered on the students' experiences of the Arab Spring, as well as Egypt's on-going political transition.

Egypt Parliament Considering Drastic Move

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.11.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's parliament moved Sunday toward a vote to order an end to more than $1 billion in U.S. aid, a reflection of tensions with Washing...

Egypt Appoints New Judges In Controversial NGO Trial

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt has appointed new judges to hear the trial of 43 democracy workers, days after six Americans among those charged left the country with ...

End Of The Worst Crisis In U.S.-Egypt Relations?

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt lifted a travel ban Wednesday on seven Americans charged with fomenting unrest by working for illegally funded pro-democracy group...

CONTROVERSY: Egyptian Judges Feel 'Uneasiness' Over Trial Of 16 Americans

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

CAIRO (AP) — All three judges on Tuesday pulled out of Egypt's trial of 43 pro-democracy workers, including 16 Americans, according to a court offic...

Egypt Sets Date For Controversial Trial

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt said Saturday the criminal trial of 16 Americans and 27 others will start Feb. 26 in a politically charged case against foreign-fu...

Rocky Relations Between U.S. And Egypt

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 04.12.2012 | World

CAIRO — The United States' top general discussed an Egyptian crackdown on Western-funded pro-democracy groups with the head of the country's rul...

U.S. Threatens To Cut Egypt Aid After NGO Dispute

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 04.09.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt refused to back down Wednesday in a dispute with the U.S. over Cairo's crackdown on nonprofit groups despite Washington's threats ...

Egypt Bans Son Of U.S. Transportation Secretary From Leaving

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 03.27.2012 | World

Egypt: Americans Banned From Leaving, Including Sam LaHood

A Moment of Clarity: Egyptian Tear Gas Canisters Made in America

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Dr. King's Teachings Arise in the Middle East

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rev. Al Sharpton

As we watch this situation, we hope and pray that things will remain peaceful in delivering the will of the people in Egypt and the entire region -- just as they did on our very own soil.

Ayman Nour Freed From Egyptian Prison After Years Of US Pressure

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — A leading Egyptian dissident, Ayman Nour, who was jailed after challenging the country's longtime president in the 2005 elections, was u...