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Obama Meets With Security Team on Egypt

President Obama convened a White House meeting Tuesday afternoon with his national security advisers to discuss the violence in Egypt and the status …

Egypt’s Existential Agony

On Sunday, Pres­id­ent Obama played golf and law­makers de­bated the fu­ture of mil­it­ary and eco­nom­ic aid to Egypt. That much you already …

Egypt's security solution | Egypt

Is Egypt set for a long period of political violence or has it curtailed an "eminent security threat"?<p>The Egyptian state emphasises that it "faces a war led by extremist forces". Many Egyptians seem to concur, considering that for the first time since January 25, they've actually committed to the …

America Doesn't Get to Say Who Rules Egypt

Who rules Egypt? It's not up to Washington.<p>Following the discussion about events in Egypt, you would think that the U.S. gives Egypt $150 billion a …

US imam sentenced to 25 years for funding Pakistani Taliban

An elderly Muslim cleric in South Florida has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for funneling tens of thousands of dollars to the Pakistani Taliban.<p>US District Judge Robert Scola imposed the sentence Friday on 78-year-old Hafiz Khan, who was convicted in March of four terror …

The Madrassa Myth: In Pakistan, public schools may be the problem

A group of young boys wearing tight, crocheted caps rock back and forth as they recite verses from the Quran. Their voices -- some loud, some hushed -- resound through the domed mosque in a cacophony of swirling melodies.<p>Recent reports have pointed to Pakistan's Islamic, religious schools like this …

Egypt: Are foreign journalists lying? | Egypt

Foreign journalists are under attack in Egypt - they are accused of bias and of ignoring facts, and many of them have been detained, attacked and some even killed.<p>Egypt's State Information Service released a statement to journalists on Saturday, detailing what it sees as media bias.<p>"Media coverage …

The Muslim Brotherhood’s War on Coptic Christians

Brutal murders, looting and burning, Facebook rumors. Egypt’s Islamist party is leading a campaign of deadly lies against the country’s Christian …

Hamas security forces detain PA officers in Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Security forces of the Hamas-run government in the Gaza Strip on Friday detained two Palestinian Authority security …

Arrests made in relation to Beirut bombing

Lebanese sources said several arrests have been made in relation to Thursday's car bomb in Beirut's Hezbollah stronghold, the London-based al-Hayat …

17 dead as al-Qaeda loyalists attack Syrian Kurds in Turkish border town of Ras al-Ain

BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse<p>Kurdish fighters are pictured from the Turkish town Ceylanpınar, as they stay near a rocket lunch, on Aug. 2, during …

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A Model of American Opacity

I can no longer keep track of all the ways the United States has lost the moral high ground when it comes to Egypt.<p>There was our initial namby-pamby …

Somalia on the Brink

Aid groups are leaving because of violent attacks. But the biggest problem is that the West is undermining any progress. By Michael Shank<p>Despite the …

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

The MIT professor lays out how the majority of U.S. policies are opposed to what wide swaths of the public want<p>I'd like to comment on topics that I think should regularly be on the front pages but are not -- and in many crucial cases are scarcely mentioned at all or are presented in ways that seem …

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Debate over 'zero-tolerance' policy intensifies<p>Kim Jong-un makes state visit to China<p>Crisis at the border<p>US, South Korea suspend joint military …

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Saudi king backs Egypt's military

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has called on Arabs to stand together against "attempts to destabilise" Egypt.<p>"The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, its people and government stood and stands by today with its brothers in Egypt against terrorism," he said in a statement read on state TV on Friday, backing …

Car bombing rocks Hezbollah bastion in Beirut

A car-bomb explosion has killed at least 22 people in Beirut's southern suburbs, according to the Lebanese Interior Ministry.<p>Thursday's explosion struck near a facility used by Hezbollah, the Shia political party and armed group that in recent months has become increasingly and more publicly …

UN chief decries Israeli settlement policy

Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, has said Israel's settlement policy is seriously undermining peace efforts by the international community.<p>He made the remarks during a visit to the occupied West Bank on Thursday, as Israelis and Palestinians launched formal talks on the terms of a Palestinian …

Egypt's Christians face unprecedented attacks | Egypt

<b>Cairo, Egypt</b> - At Abu Seifein church in the wealthy Cairo district of Mohandeseen, there was little sign of any damage on Thursday, despite the rubble lying in the streets nearby. The church is a short walk away from Al-Gamat Al-Dowal Street, the site of heavy clashes the day before, but despite …

Somali pirates find life in Kenyan jail more comfortable than on ocean waves

They once terrorised the Indian Ocean, seizing dozens of ships every year, extorting millions of dollars in ransom money, and eventually drawing a military response from the international community.<p>Now the pirates of the Horn of Africa are in danger of becoming extinct. It is not just that warships …

• Reports of at least 50 dead and many more injured<br>• 'Day of rage' march called after more than 600 killed on Wednesday<br>• Army says it will use live ammunition to protect buildings<br>• Armoured vehicles deployed on streets<br>• Egypt Q&A: Guardian journalists answer your questions<p>9.38pm BST<p><i>The Guardian's</i> …