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  • Go Away With ... Stephen Lang

    A stage, film and television actor, Stephen Lang, is known for his commanding roles. One of the stars of "Avatar," the 59-year-old New Yorker may currently be seen in the Fox series "Terra Nova." Lang's love of traveling began early. "The first trip I...
  • What if insurgents close the Suez Canal?

    Most of the attention these days is on Syria, but there is also a growing problem in Egypt with global implications. Nine Egyptian policemen were wounded by a bomb in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Monday. The week before, suicide bombers killed nine...
  • Israel's wary center

    Israel's wary center
    Forty years ago this month, on a cold desert night, 700 Israeli paratroopers crossed the Suez Canal in rubber dinghies in a secret operation that was about to bring Israel its greatest military victory. It was the height of the Yom Kippur War, and the...
  • Egypt's Ismailia Fest Launches Second Edition Of Co-Prod Mart Dedicated To Arab Docs

    After a positive launch last year, Egypt's Ismailia Intl. Film Festival will hold its second co-production mart dedicated to documentaries linked to the Arab world, June 3-8, in the port city on the west bank of the Suez Canal. With prominent Egyptian...
  • Egypt beefs up security after deadly attack

    Egypt beefs up security after deadly attack
    CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces have again bolstered their presence in the restive Sinai Peninsula as the country mourns 11 soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing Wednesday. A battle in Sinai between security forces and Islamic militants sympathetic...
  • Egyptian troops kill militant suspect; mob killing adds to tension

    CAIRO -- The Egyptian army announced Tuesday it had shot and killed an Islamist militant suspected of a key role in attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, while a reported vigilante killing elsewhere in Egypt heightened tensions...
  • Egypt blast kills 14 in Mansoura; death toll expected to rise

    CAIRO -- A powerful explosion tore through a security headquarters in a city about 75 miles northeast of the capital early Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and injuring more than 100 others, state media reports said. Egyptian authorities described...
  • Egypt: Bomb at local security headquarters kills 15; terrorism blamed

    Egypt: Bomb at local security headquarters kills 15; terrorism blamed
    CAIRO -- A powerful explosion tore through a security headquarters in a city northeast of the Egyptian capital early Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100 others, state media reports said. [Updated, 11:30 a.m. PST Dec. 24: The...
  • Last of the old lions: Scenes from a life -- and death

    The life of Ariel Sharon, better known in Israel as Arik, has ended at long, long last after eight comatose years lost to everyone but himself. It was a life almost co-extensive with that of the State of Israel, or at least its army. And some would...
  • Egypt car bombing outside military intelligence compound injures six

    Egypt car bombing outside military intelligence compound injures six
    CAIRO — In the latest of an intensifying pattern of attacks in and near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, a powerful car bomb exploded Saturday outside a military intelligence compound, injuring six soldiers, the Egyptian military said. The army&...
  • Egypt wages major offensive against Islamists in Sinai Peninsula

    Egypt wages major offensive against Islamists in Sinai Peninsula
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s military raids across the Sinai Peninsula appear to be the strongest offensive in years against Islamist militant networks that authorities fear are plotting a wave of attacks against government institutions and tourist resorts....
  • Andrew Duffell, president, Research Park at Florida Atlantic University

    Andrew Duffell, president, Research Park at Florida Atlantic University
    Last week: Governor Scott is asking Florida businesses the best way to return taxes to residents and fuel further economic growth. Eliminate the sales tax on commercial leases. Invest in the reform of the homeowner’s insurance market. Target and...