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Obama Middle East Trip: Muslims Want Tangible Change

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO, Egypt — Respect for Islam, a prescription for Palestinian statehood and assurances of a speedy U.S. pullout from Iraq _ that's what Musli...

Obama In Cairo: Mission To 'Reshape US Image'

China View | Wael Naguib, Muhammad Yamany | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. President Barack Obama's Cairo speech will give another push to the image of the United States, which has improved relatively in the whole world ...

A Record That Can't Be Ignored

Sarah Leah Whitson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Leah Whitson

Egypt may be a more tolerant, moderate country, with some modicum of political dissent, compared with some other countries in the region. But freedom has a very short leash.

High Expectations for Obama's Speech in Egypt

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

When Obama travels to Egypt, he will face a nation hardened in its negative view of the US and its role in the region, and unconvinced that this or any American president can or will change policy.

Obama In Cairo: Send Us Your Photos

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama will travel to Cairo, Egypt, to give his first speech in the Middle East on June 4. This highly anticipated event has been billed as a...

Obama Egypt Visit: Cairo University Prepares

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Cairo University has postponed student exams set for next Thursday and the Egyptian president's security service took over the campus in...

Obama Speaking At Cairo University -- Or Not

nytimes.com | MICHAEL SLACKMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- The official word is that nothing has been decided about where President Obama will give his speech when he visits Cairo next Thursday to add...

Arab World Hopeful About Obama: Poll

Jerusalem Post | BRENDA GAZZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just over half of the Arab respondents from six countries say they are "somewhat hopeful" or "very hopeful" regarding the Middle East policy of US Pre...

'Obama Plan' For Mideast Causing Much Regional Anticipation

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Middle East has been abuzz in anticipation of the peace plan US President Barack Obama is expected to unveil in Cairo next month. ...

Obama in Egypt: Talking to the Muslim World

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wajahat Ali

The US seems more committed to supporting reliable despots who toe the line than to dealing with democratic parties representative of the people's desires and values.

Obama's Muslim Speech To Happen In Egypt Next Month

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to deliver a speech in Egypt on U.S. relations with the Muslim world when he sets out on an overseas t...

Obama's Needs A 'Game Changer' In Middle East: Analysis

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Trying to figure out what Barack Obama intends to do in the Middle East is like trying to read the leaves in a cup of tea stirred by Jackson Pollock. ...