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Where Are the Religious Leaders for the Nigerian Girls?

Heidi Legg | Posted 07.17.2014 | Religion
Heidi Legg

This week the Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed the historic vote by the Church of England to allow women bishops, but how will this translate for women across the world? Meanwhile, the Nigerian girls are still missing.

Reflections on the Third Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution: On Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits

Yousra Y. Fazili | Posted 03.27.2014 | World
Yousra Y. Fazili

Perhaps the radicalism of the Egyptian Revolution is not that it could have happened, it's that it did. And we can see that something is different now, despite everything three years on.

Deadliest Egypt Protests In Months Leave Several Dead

AP | MARIAM RIZK | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from the latest violent clashes in Egypt between Islamist protesters and security forces has risen to 17, a security off...

CRACKDOWN: Egypt President Approves Harsh Anti-Protest Law

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.25.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty f...

Thousands Of Muslim Brotherhood Members March Through Cairo

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Muslim Brotherhood supporters challenge security forces * Four killed in Cairo * No sign of compromise ...

Egypt Bans Muslim Brotherhood

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 11.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the banning of the Muslim Brotherhood and the confiscation of its assets, opening the door for autho...

Egypt: Diplomacy Has Failed To Resolve Crisis

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed interim leadership proclaimed Wednesday that a crackdown against two protest sites is inevitable, saying that ne...

Egypt: Clock Ticking On Sit-In Standoff

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's highest security body warned Sunday that the clock is ticking for a peaceful end to the standoff over sit-ins by supporters of o...

Aaron Sankin

Too Dangerous To Study? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.15.2013 | College

Amid the unrest in Egypt, colleges across the United States -- most prominently the entire University of California system -- have suspended their stu...

White House Backs Official Under Fire

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday voiced confidence in the U.S. ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, who has come under f...

White House Taking Time To Consider Morsi Removal

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it will take time to determine whether the Egyptian military's removal of Presiden...

At Least 3 Morsi Supporters Killed As Army Opens Fire

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 5 (Reuters) - Security forces shot dead at least three supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Friday as a crowd of ...

Hagel Called Egypt's Army Chief

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday and the two als...

Egypt's Army, President Prepare For Showdown

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

By Tom Perry and Maggie Fick CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Egypt's army commander and Islamist President Mohamed Morsi eac...

Morsi's Party Calls On Supporters To Resist 'Coup'

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 2 (Reuters) - The political wing of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood has called on supporters to take to the streets to resist an army move...

Egypt's Protests In 90 Seconds

Posted 06.28.2013 | World

Egypt is holding its breath as opponents and supporters of President Mohammed Morsi clashed in several cities on Friday. Opposition groups have announ...

On 2nd Anniversary Of Egypt's Uprising, Little To Celebrate

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

By Tom Perry CAIRO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Egypt marks the second anniversary of the uprising that swept Hosni Mubarak from power with li...

Egyptian Protesters Breach Cordon Around Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh and Marwa Awad CAIRO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters demonstrating against President ...

Egypt's Highest Court Suspends Work Indefinitely

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan and Tom Perry CAIRO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Protests by Islamists allied to President Mohamed Mursi forced Egypt's highest court to adjou...

Protesters Firebomb Al Jazeera Office In Cairo

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian protesters firebombed one of the offices of satellite broadcaster Al-Jazeera on Wednesday and attacked a police chief who tried...

One Dead In Clashes Near U.S. Embassy In Cairo

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

* Authorities build concrete wall to protect embassy * Egypt's Islamist president faces tough balancing act * Mursi cond...

The Butterfly Effect -- Everyone Was a Hero in Cairo

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

I landed in Cairo earlier today expecting to see significant changes. In many ways everything has changed, yet on the drive from the airport to the hotel in Zamalek across the Nile, Cairo still appeared the same.

Egypt's Military Rulers Criminalize Discrimination

AP | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's transitional military rulers have issued a decree prohibiting all forms of discrimination, including on the basis of religion. ...

Egyptian Soldiers Beat Protesters In Deadly Raid, Anger Flares

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 06.09.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Demonstrators burned cars and barricaded themselves with barbed wire in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, demanding the resignation of the milit...

Live From Tahrir Square

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sean Carman

I covered Burning Man, but this is more intense. And Burning Man is a thousand half-naked people partying in the desert with incredible art, and also you never have to pay for beer. I have to say, this is the better party.