| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....