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Diane Sawyer Introduces Incoming ‘World News Tonight’ Anchor David Muir in Promo

In a new promo for ABC News “World News Tonight,” former anchor Diane Sawyer introduces incoming anchor David Muir and highlights his reporting for the network, from the revolution in Egypt, earthquake in Haiti, and tsunami in JapanShow More Summary

Egypt Has Regained the Palestinian Issue and Its Regional Leadership

Raghida Dergham The Egyptian-Saudi-Emirati roles overlap on many fast-developing issues, including Palestine, Libya, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen. This tripartite partnership constitutes an important strategic choice with many regional and international dimensions. Show More Summary

Ridley Scott Casts White Men To Play Egyptians, Explains His Choices

Despite the fact that Ridley Scott's new movie Exodus: Gods and Kings in largely set in ancient Egypt, you'll notice that the cast of lead actors is basically completely dominated by white dudes. Bringing the titular biblical story to life will be the likes of Christian Bale as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Ramses. Show More Summary

Intervention in Libya, and It Wasn't American

Paul R. Pillar Libya Egypt UAE, Middle East Within the past week the United Arab Emirates, aided by Egypt, conducted airstrikes against Islamist militias in Libya. The targeted forces are among the contestants in the surging turmoil and civil warfare in Libya. Show More Summary

Leading From Behind, and Proud of It

Egypt and the UAE went forward with air strikes against Islamists in Libya without informing the United States. They did this presumably because they are concerned with the growing influence of Islamist extremists in their region of the world. Show More Summary

From A Gazan Stripper in Texas to Chinese Migrants in Egypt, Kim Badawi Photographs Intercultural Encounters

In this interview, photographer Kim Badawi discusses his work on cultural encounters, and on the role of social media when mainstream news fails to report stories that matter to communities.

Egypt Investigates Morsi for Revealing Troop Positions to Qatar, Muslim Brotherhood

The Egyptian government has commenced an official investigation into the activities of its former president, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi, who allegedly sent the government of Qatar “documents relevant to national security,” Egyptian state news network MENA reports. Show More Summary

Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of activists, lawyers and other admirers gathered on Thursday to pay a final farewell to one of Egypt's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who defended Islamists, atheists and homosexuals alike and worked to hold Egypt's decades-old police state accountable for torture and abuse.

Egypt queries Mursi over documents "leaked" to Al Jazeera: security sources

Egypt is investigating jailed ex-president Mohamed Mursi in connection with documents that judicial investigators say were leaked to the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite news channel, security sources said on Thursday. Relations between...Show More Summary

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor's questions about allegations that he leaked classified documents — some related to the army's budget— to Qatar via the Doha-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, Egypt's official news agency reported Thursday.

Life In Egypt's City Of The Dead

A new photo series shows us how as many as a million Egyptians coexist alongside corpses in the famed necropolis. Stretching across several miles on Cairo's southeastern border, Cairo's City Of The Dead is not just an Islamic necropolis that dates back to 642AD. Show More Summary

Egypt: 33 killed in renewed violence

33 killed over past three days in Egypt - morgue officials Thousands flood to Tahrir Square as clashes continue Election plans in chaos amid calls for civilian government ICC pressures Libya over Saif and Senussi Syria locked in stand-off...Show More Summary

Four ‘Mossad Agents’ Beheaded By Sinai Militant Group In Egypt

As the world tries to recover from the images of American journalist James Foley, who was brutally beheaded on camera by ISIS in Syria recently, another four barbaric beheadings have taken place in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. In a video released on Twitter, Egypt’s most dangerous and notorious militant group, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, said

6 Reasons You Should Visit Hurghada, Egypt And One Why You’re Not

Hurghada, Egypt was something of a blank canvas for me where I kept asking how I could travel the world yet mentally miss such an attractive travel destination. I was last in Egypt right after the 2011 revolution, a memorable event in...Show More Summary

Egypt probes Morsi for 'giving security papers to Qatar': MENA

Egypt has opened an investigation into deposed president Mohamed Morsi for allegedly handing over to Qatar "documents relevant to national security," state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday. Morsi is already facing the death penalty...Show More Summary

Tripoli Bombing Is 'Game-Changer' in Fight Against ISIS

Neither nation is admitting it exactly, but it seems that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates joined forces earlier this month to bomb sites held by Islamist militants inside Libya. This is actually a huge milestone in the Arab world, writes Bobby Ghosh at Quartz, and one that should cause...

Ridley Scott Addresses Whitewashed Cast of 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

If you watched the trailer for Ridley Scott's latest film Exodus: Gods and Kings and found yourself annoyed by the whitewashed lead cast of the Biblical epic that takes place in Egypt, you're not the only one. There's been quite theShow More Summary

Libya's New Power Brokers?

As Egypt and the UAE launch airstrikes on Tripoli, a cadre of politicians, militia leaders, and businessmen with links to both countries hopes to take advantage of a popular swell against Libya's Islamists.

Frank Gaffney’s Secure Freedom Minute: Obama’s Disastrous Mideast Legacy

Transcript as follows: Aerial attacks launched from Egypt into Libya underscore, yet again, the abject failure of the Obama administration’s policy in the Middle East. Nations relatively aligned with us now face alone the predictably awful results of America’s involvement in the overthrow of a relatively friendly autocrat, Muammar Qaddafi. Show More Summary

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