| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
CAIRO -- The passions fueling Egypt's political turbulence arose directly from the "Arab Spring" of 2011, but they have deeper roots in a decades-long struggle over the nation's identity between two authoritarian forces -- Islamists and a secular military...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:03 PM
"What's so important about Egypt?" you might ask. Egypt has a special
relationship with the United States. I heard on NPR that the United States is the only
superpower that's allowed to send its nuclear subs through the Suez Canal. I
was talking to a...
| Apr 29, 2013
It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:32 PM
CAIRO — The leader of Egypt's military declared Sunday that he would not tolerate further violence as his security forces moved to suppress any fresh street protests after bloody days that saw more than 800 people killed, many of them supporters...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Ida Margaret McRonald (nee Magness) was born on October 2, 1930 and died of leukemia in Verdugo Hills Hospital on May 26, 2013.
She was born in Crumlin, a small town in Wales. Her parents were Stephen Lester Magness and Ethel (Watkins) Magness. As a...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 9:14 PM
SUEZ, Egypt — The name of his brand is Cleopatra and he calls himself one of the "noblest businessmen in the world." But Mohamed Abul-Enein is at the center of a strike that epitomizes worker unrest seething across Egypt and threatening its new...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Yemen: Yemeni troops and southern tribesmen have driven Al Qaeda militants out of two strategic southern towns, government officials in Sana and Washington reported Tuesday. Zinjibar and Jaar have been retaken....
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Egypt’s top military commander Sunday to discuss the nation’s transition to civilian rule and urge the general to cooperate with newly elected Islamist President Mohamed Morsi....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:16 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson is scheduled to return to its homeport of San Diego Friday as the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay prepares to depart for the Persian Gulf Saturday amid tensions with Iran over its nuclear...