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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 without a pre...

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 state...

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 sta...

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 Thursday...

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.

Sophia Jones

Egypt Elections Plagued By Low Voter Turnout

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Sophia Jones

What Egypt's Sufi Muslims Have Riding On Upcoming Presidential Election

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Activist Stands His Ground Amid Severe Military Crackdown: 'I'm Alive And Ain't Afraid'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Is the Turkish-Israeli Rapprochement for Real?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The two states' shared economic and security interests have created an unusual dynamic that permits both to extend an open hand, as well as a clenched fist.

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Student Deaths Rise As University Protests Surge

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

CAIRO -- "My mom was afraid for me to come to this meeting," says Mohamed, a student and frequent protester at Cairo's Al-Azhar University. "When all ...

Sophia Jones

Prominent Egyptian Activist Heads To Jail Once Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah is no stranger to Egypt’s often shady legal system. Seen as a direct threat to the past three regi...

Sophia Jones

Deja Vu: Some Egyptians Fear The Return Of Repression They Revolted Against

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Protesters poured through deadlocked traffic on downtown Cairo's Qasr Al-Ainy Street on Tuesday evening, demonstrating against a new constitu...

Morsi's Murder Trial To Start November 4

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

The trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of inciting the murder of protesters will start on November 4, the official M...

U.S. To Scale Back Aid To Egypt: Reports

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

The United States is reportedly planning to cut back much of its military aid to Egypt. CNN reported on Tuesday that the U.S. was prepared to halt ...

Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Morsi's PM

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

CAIRO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a one-year prison sentence against former Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, who headed the...

Morsi Perfume?!

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

Palestinian security services have arrested an Islamist sympathiser in the West Bank for selling perfume named in honour of Egypt's ousted president M...

Honesty Needed In U.S. Aid to Egypt

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Frank Vogl

U.S. aid should be provided to Egypt on the basis of more rigorous standards of transparency and accountability. Americans and the Egyptian people need to know exactly how the aid is being used and who benefits from the aid.

Egypt in Crisis: 10 Observations

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 10.17.2013 | World
Feisal G. Mohamed

It's difficult to come to some understanding of the landscape of current politics in Egypt and predicting where the country might go next. The following observations hope to shed some light on that very complex and confused landscape.

Egypt Teeters On Edge Of Anarchy

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer and Yasmine Saleh CAIRO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities rounded up more than 1,000 Islamists as the Muslim...