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The UAE's High Stakes in Yemen

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.21.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Amidst the background of a violent conflict that is destroying Yemen, the UAE seeks to prove to the world that the wealthy emirates are capable of more than just spending billions of dollars to create a first-rate military with advanced weaponry.

Egyptian Court Sentences 3 Al Jazeera Journalists To Prison

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.31.2015 | Media

CAIRO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating wit...

Islamic State Claims Cairo Courthouse Bomb Which Wounded 30

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.20.2015 | World

CAIRO, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Islamic State's Egypt affiliate said it was behind a car bombing that wounded 30 people, including 8 policemen, near a stat...

Militants Stage Deadly Attacks On Egyptian Army Checkpoints

AP | ASHRAF SWEILAM and BRIAN ROHAN | Posted 07.01.2015 | World

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic State-linked militants struck Egyptian army outposts in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated wave of sui...

Egypt's Ousted President Morsi Sentenced To Death

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsi and over 100 others to death Saturday over a mass prison break during the 2...

Ousted Egyptian President Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Protesters' Deaths

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 06.20.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ousted Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, was convicted of using force against protesters and sentenced to 20 years in prison ...

Egyptian Court Sentences Protest Icon To 5 Years In Prison

AP | By HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.24.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian activist behind the 2011 uprising was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday over an unauthorized but peacefu...

Egypt Charges Ex-President Morsi With Leaking Secrets To Qatar

Reuters | Lin Noueihed | Posted 11.06.2014 | World

CAIRO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Egypt charged ousted president Mohamed Mursi and nine others on Saturday with endangering national security by leaking st...

Egyptians Still Waiting For Justice A Year After Bloody Massacre

Sophia Jones | Posted 08.14.2014 | World
Sophia Jones

ISTANBUL -- Aug. 14, 2013, is a big day in history, a bloody day. It was the largest mass killing in Egypt in recent memory and one of the biggest...

Deadly Violence In Egypt On Anniversary Of Morsi Ouster

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Five men died in Cairo in separate incidents involving a bomb blast and protester clashes with security forces on Thur...

The House and Senate Battle over Egypt Aid

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

If Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is expecting the United States to deliver the $1.3 billion in annual military assistance without any delays or restrictions, he may be in for a "rude awakening," as Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez said during a hearing on Egypt earlier this month.

Wave Of Bombings Hit Cairo Subway Stations

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.24.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Four minor explosions struck subway stations in Cairo on Wednesday, wounding two people and causing widespread panic among morning comm...

Icon Of Egypt's 2011 Revolt Sentenced To 15 Years For Protesting

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.11.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Wednesday convicted a prominent activist from the 2011 uprising of organizing an unauthorized protest and assaulti...

Egypt's Former Military Chief Wins Election By Landslide

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Nearly a year after he ousted Egypt's first freely elected president, former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was elected president...

Sophia Jones

Egypt Elections Plagued By Low Voter Turnout | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the former military chief expected to win this week's presidential elections in a landslide, recently voiced his hope ...

Egyptians Head To The Polls To Elect Next President

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's presidential election on Monday turned into a nationalist celebration at many polls with voters singing and dancing for the alm...

Sophia Jones

What Egypt's Sufi Muslims Have Riding On Upcoming Presidential Election | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Dozens of men close their eyes in prayer and throw their hands up in the air toward the night sky. Barefoot and focused, their bodies sway to...

Sisi To Run For President Of Egypt

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.26.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has announced that he will run for president. In a nationally televised speech, el-Sissi ...

What To Watch For In The World This Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

The WorldPost presents a roundup of some of the world events to watch in the coming week. 1) What’s next for Ukraine? Events in Ukraine have p...

Sophia Jones

'Now Is The Time To Take Risks' | Sophia Jones | Posted 02.12.2014 | World

CAIRO -- One year ago, Umm Fattih felt destined to live out her life in poverty. As a single, middle-aged woman with no means to support herself, she ...

Morsi Protests Trial From Courtroom Cage

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's toppled President Mohammed Morsi stood alone in a soundproof glass-encased metal cage at the start of a new trial Tuesday weari...

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Activist Stands His Ground Amid Severe Military Crackdown: 'I'm Alive And Ain't Afraid' | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

CAIRO -- His crime was passing out fliers urging Egyptians to vote against a new constitution championed by the military. His punishment was swift and...

Wave Of Attacks Rocks Cairo

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt state TV says 4th explosion has gone off near movie theater in capital, 1 dead. EARLIER FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: CAIRO (...

Power Has Become Easier to Get, Harder to Use and Easier to Lose

Moisés Naím | Posted 03.25.2014 | World
Moisés Naím

The crisis of power is troubling, especially when it comes to tackling some of the world's most serious threats. There are a great -- and mounting -- number of issues that require collective international action.

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Police To 17-Year-Old: 'You Will Never See Life Again' | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Ahmed Ammar figures it is only a matter of time before the Egyptian government comes looking for him. Three weeks ago, soldiers arrested h...