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Sophia Jones

Extremist Attacks Put Egypt On Edge, And State Propaganda Isn't Helping | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.02.2015 | World

ISTANBUL -- Dozens of images showing mangled, bloodied corpses flashed across television screens and filled Facebook timelines and Twitter news feeds ...

Mor Loushy's Censored Voices: Why We're Winning Wars and Losing Peace

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Now onto the film itself. When I tell you that a film based on voice recordings and archival photography, interwoven with touching cinematic portraits of the soldiers today can indeed be a spellbinding masterpiece, believe me.

Egypt Doubling Size Of Gaza Buffer By Demolishing 1,220 Homes

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 03.10.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt announced Thursday that the nation's long-delayed parliament elections will start in March and that the voting will be staggered ...

The Middle East and How We Got There, Part One

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

President Jimmy Carter soothed some of the Egyptian concerns by arranging the Sadat-Begin Treaty, which restored the Sinai to Egyptian control. But then he failed to interfere with the return of the Ayatollah to Iran, an error by which we are still victimized.

The Russians Are Back in Town

Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Sophia Jones

Egypt and Russia are far from strangers. For twenty years, the two countries were the closest of allies. But in the early 1970s, President Anwar Sadat ordered 20,000 Soviet military advisers out of Egypt.

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...

Army Helicopters Strike Militant Bases In Sinai

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.03.2013 | World

CAIRO -- An Egyptian doctor once close to Osama bin Laden is bringing together multiple al-Qaida-inspired militant groups in Egypt's Sinai to fight th...

Sinai Violence On The Rise Despite Overall Lull In Egypt

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces said they arrested Saturday a top wanted militant in the Sinai Peninsula, while authorities reported a failed a...

Police Officer Shot Dead In Egypt

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a police officer in the country's restive Sinai peninsula. In a statement Saturday, the ...

Suspected Militants Kill 25 Egyptian Police Officers

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — A court ruling Monday raised the possibility of jailed ex-president Hosni Mubarak walking free soon, a move that would fuel the unrest r...

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Launched At Israel Town

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military on Tuesday shot down a rocket launched from neighboring Egypt toward a popular Red Sea resort, and an al-Qaida-...

Sinai Accident Kills Dozens Of Troops

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 12.08.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's new president on Monday issued a decree pardoning all those charged with or convicted of acts "in support of the revolution" sin...

Violence Erupts Near Egypt-Israel Border

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | World

AL-ARISH, Egypt, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen shot at an Egyptian security checkpoint in the Sinai region, scene of an arm...

Egypt Fires Missiles On Militants In Sinai

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

EL-ARISH, Egypt — Egyptian security officials and residents say Egyptian military attack helicopters have fired missiles on suspected Islamic mi...

25 Chinese Factory Workers Taken Hostage In Egypt's Sinai

AP | ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

EL-ARISH, Egypt — An Egyptian intelligence official says armed militants have taken 25 Chinese factory workers hostage in the northern Sinai Pen...

Gunmen Blow Up Terminal Of Egyptian Natural Gas Pipeline

AP | By ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Masked gunmen blew up a terminal of the Egyptian natural gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan in a predawn attack Tuesday, security of...

What Did the Arabs Really Win in the 1973 War With Israel?

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the 37 years since this "victory," the Arabs have been unable to persuade Israel to agree to the Arab Peace Initiative and have become absolutely impotent to prevent it from continuing the construction of settlements.

Sinai NOT SAFE: Israel Tells Citizens To Get Out

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel issued an "urgent" warning Tuesday to its citizens to leave Egypt's Sinai Peninsula immediately citing "concrete evidence of ...