Muslim Brotherhood

Pole dancing empowers women in Egypt

Pole dancing is often stigmatized in mainstream Egyptian society. But the acrobatic exercise is increasingly in demand among women in a country not …

World News

Seven ways Donald Trump could make a Thanksgiving's dinner of the turkey pardoning

Given the gentle, sympathetic way in which he approaches his fellow humans, it might come as a surprise to learn that Donald Trump isn’t very keen on animals. But alas, it’s true.<p>After all, Trump is the first president in almost 150 years to live in the White House without a pet. There’s other …

Kristen Stewart

Iranian Perspective on Egyptian Revolution: From Optimism to Despair

Hence, the local population has been awakened and has chosen a revolutionary model of resistance against this kind of arrogance. Egyptians, who were …

Iran

What is Turkey’s role in shaping the new Middle East?

The post-Arab Spring period in the Middle East is gradually unfolding as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levent (ISIL) is rolled back, while the …

Middle East

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed - Democracy of Legislating Child Marriage

Today, Iraq has an elected parliament. Ninety years ago, it also had an elected parliament. This sets Iraq among one of the oldest countries …

Middle East

Exclusive: Lawmakers call on Trump administration to outlaw Muslim Brotherhood with new strategy

Lawmakers behind a House bill aimed at designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization have prepared a draft letter calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to designate the group as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. The draft letter was signed by some two dozen congressmen and was …

U.S. Politics

Egyptian Central Security Forces Chief Survives Assassination Attempt in North Sinai

A police officer and a man were killed in two separate attacks north of Sinai, while head of the Central Security Forces (CSF) survived an …

Middle East

Saudi foreign minister: We have more important issues than the Qatar crisis

The Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir has said that Qatar’s crisis is small matter and there are more important matters to attend to. …

Middle East

Egypt's Cartoonists Are Drawing a Lost Revolution

A political crackdown has’t stopped Cairo’s community of graphic artists.<p><i>This article is edited from a story shared exclusively with members of The Masthead, the membership program from</i> The Atlantic <i>(find out more).</i><p>“It's a hard time to tell the truth in Egypt,” says Magdy El Shafee, cartoonist and …

Egypt

Article: The Syrian War orphans one million children

17-03-10 08 Zaatari Refugee Camp<br>(Image by Felton Davis) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>As many as a million children have been orphaned by …

Refugees

Egypt re opens Rafah border crossing for 3 days

File: Egypt re-opened the Rafah Crossing on the border with the Gaza Strip for three days for humanitarian cases. Photo: Said Khatib / AFP<p>CAIRO – …

News (South Africa)

40 years after Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty: A hard wall to break down? - Politics - Egypt

Dalia was not yet born when Khaled El-Islanbouli, a conscript with Islamist affiliations, assassinated Egyptian President Anwar El-Sadat in October …

Israel

Europe's Left has joined the Islamosphere

Giulio Meotti<p>The writer, an Italian journalist with Il Foglio, writes a twice-weekly column for Arutz Sheva. He is the author of the book "A New …

Israel

Sisi says Nile water share "matter of life or death" for Egypt - Xinhua

CAIRO, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that Egypt's share of Nile water is "a matter of life or death" …

Egypt

Saudi Arabia’s Incompetence Would Be Comical If It Weren’t Killing So Many People

Saudi Arabia should be a very powerful country. Endowed with one-fifth of the world’s proven oil reserves, close ties with powerful Western states, …

Middle East

Responding to Coups That Aren’t Coups

Spokesmen are insisting that the military’s intervention earlier this week in which it placed President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace under house …

International Relations

Trump Should Get Credit For Bringing Imprisoned Americans Home

Three University of California at Los Angeles basketball players are back home in the United States today after being detained for about a week in …

Conservative View

Five lessons from the Zimbabwe coup

The speed of events in Zimbabwe this week has taken even experienced Africa watchers by surprise. An effective army takeover; President Robert Mugabe …

Africa

Time for Trump to hold Qatar accountable for funding terrorism

In March 2014, a senior US Treasury Department official called Qatar a “permissive jurisdiction” for illicit financing of terrorist groups in Syria, …

Middle East

Three militant killed, 74 arrested in Egypt’s raids in Sinai

Egypt launches a major sweep in the restive Sinai, killing 3 militants and arresting 74 more.

Egypt

Zimbabwe coup: muffled reports

Buy at the sound of cannons is the adage long attributed to Nathan Rothschild, a 19th-century financier. When it comes to Zimbabwe, however, gutsy …

Mohamed Morsi

Homeland Security official resigns after saying black Americans turn cities into 'slums'

Follow @tostenburks<p>Rev. Jamie Johnson, director of Homeland Security’s community organization outreach, resigned on Thursday in the wake of a CNN …

Egypt says Libyan terrorist involved in deadly anti-police attack - Xinhua

CAIRO, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- A captured Libyan terrorist was involved in the recent anti-police deadly attack in a desert area on the outskirts of Giza …

Sharm el-Sheikh

Egypt Says Libyan Militant Involved in Western Desert Attack

Egypt's interior ministry has said that security forces have arrested a Libyan man in a raid on a militant group blamed for a deadly attack on …

Middle East

What the Fall of Mugabe Means

As rebel, revolutionary, Machiavellian manipulator, and supreme leader, Robert Mugabe has been the face of Zimbabwe for so long that it’s almost …

Africa

Former EDL leader Tommy Robinson is annoyed he's lost his blue tick on Twitter

The all-important "verified" blue tick on Twitter is, like so much else in life, hard won and easily lost.<p>Twitter is in the process of stripping white supremacists and far-right figures of their blue ticks on Twitter, because it said the blue ticks have come to resemble endorsement.<p>That now …

U.S. Politics

A Marshall Plan for Gaza is a bad idea

Saudi Arabia and its allies in the Sunni moderate camp detest the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas.<p>Dear Mr. Netanyahu, As you know, voices inside and …

Opinion

Israeli Attitudes Towards Egypt 40 Years After Sadat's Visit

<b>By Prof. Efraim Karsh</b><p>Anwar Sadat in Jerusalem, screenshot of YouTube video, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs<p>BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 646, …

Israel

Egypt court upholds life sentence of Brotherhood leader

FILE: The authorities have arrested thousands of Brotherhood leaders and members, including Morsi, since his ouster by the army in 2013. Photo: …

News (South Africa)

Forty years after historic visit to Israel by Egypt's Sadat, both countries further apart

When visiting Jerusalem 40 years ago, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat had a vision for Israeli-Palestinian peace, but he was led astray.

Israel