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Egypt

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  • The U.S. shouldn't prop up tyrants, even if they're on 'our' side

    I awoke Monday to news that North Korea's tyrant, Kim Jong Il, is dead ("Kim Jong Il, 1942-2011: Enigmatic leader," Dec. 19). The article in The Sun was part of a confluence of events that include the military hearing at Fort Meade for accused Pentagon...
  • The revolution betrayed

    The revolution betrayed
    The high hopes of the Egyptian people for a peaceful transition to democracy are being thwarted by the brutal tactics of the country's military rulers, who in recent days have launched a bloody campaign of repression against protesters demanding an...
  • Tuesday forecast: 70s and sunny

    Tuesday forecast: 70s and sunny
    A cool-down from Monday's heat was expected overnight, with highs in the low 70s and sunny skies Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Winds could be gusty at times, at 10-15 mph and with gusts up to 25 mph. A small craft advisory is in...
  • What's so moderate about Muslim Brotherhood?

    Your recent editorial regarding Egypt ("The revolution betrayed," Dec. 22) refers to "the moderately Islamist Muslim Brotherhood," biggest winner so far in Egypt's parliamentary voting, and to the country's "weak secular and liberal parties." The secular...
  • City police investigate three shootings Monday evening

    Over the span of two hours late Monday, Baltimore police investigated three shootings, according to the department's Twitter account: •Police reported about 9:30 p.m. that a male was shot at the intersection of East Preston and North Aisquith...
  • 3-alarm fire damages Glen Burnie apartment complex

    Firefighters responded to a three-alarm blaze at a Glen Burnie apartment complex early Tuesday, according to the Anne Arundel County fire department. No injuries were reported. Units were called to the three-story building in the Villages at Marley...
  • The year that wasn't

    The year that wasn't
    A year ago, soon after the Tunisian uprising, I demonstrated my powers of prediction in a column about the democracy movement in the Arab world. The revolution in Tunisia, I wrote, "arose from local circumstances that don't foretell what will happen...
  • Hamas will never accede to peace with Israel

    The Sun editorial "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) is a triumph of wishful thinking over analysis. Its self-contradictions and omissions include: •Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "would have to exercise the kind of statesmanship that has...
  • Two die, one injured in shootings Monday night

    Within a little more than two hours Monday night, Baltimore police were dealing with two homicides and a third incident that left a victim hospitalized with gunshot wounds. At 9:11 p.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of Aisquith St., near East...
  • Bush says U.S. must spread democracy

    WASHINGTON -- President Bush laid out a broad vision Thursday of an American mission to spread democracy throughout the Middle East and the rest of the world, saying, "Freedom can be the future of every nation." Engendering democracy across the Middle...
  • Hope for peace between Palestinians, Israelis at highest point since '93

    JERUSALEM - It began, as it had last time and the time before, with a celebratory handshake and soaring rhetoric about a chance for peace in this ravaged land. Yesterday's landmark summit, during which Israel and the Palestinians announced they would...
  • Truce declared by Sharon, Abbas

    SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared an end yesterday to "acts of violence" in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in hopes that silencing the gunfire will lead to a formal,...