| Oct 13, 2011
| 2:03 PM
The killing of two dozen unarmed Coptic Christians — and the wounding of hundreds of others — by Egyptian security forces and Muslim extremists in Cairo this week has thrown a dark shadow over the country's prospects for a peaceful...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:27 PM
Matthew VanDyke — the Baltimore writer and filmmaker who was jailed in Libya for nearly six months and then remained to aid rebels seeking to overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi — is scheduled to return home Saturday.
VanDyke, 32, is set to...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The attack on the American consulate in Libya that left four dead, including our ambassador to that country, Chris Stevens, is outrageous and deplorable. The senseless loss of life there should be a cause of mourning for Americans, not a flash point in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Events such as the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt that left four Americans dead make Hasan Jalisi's work more difficult.
As president of the Maryland Muslim Council, the Baltimore County surgeon works with Christian, Jewish...
| May 28, 2009
There's a wide and shady plaza in front of the RTKL's still-handsome 400 E. Pratt St. building that was once one of my favorite downtown eating spots. I don't get over there much anymore, but I was glad to see the Boheme Cafe still fronting the plaza,...
| Jul 16, 2005
CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian police were interrogating a 33-year-old biochemist last night who was seized in connection with last week's London bombings, as relatives denied that he had anything to do with the deadly suicide blasts.
Cairo police seized...
| Jul 17, 2005
LONDON - As the investigation into the London bombings fanned out to Pakistan, Egypt, Jamaica and the United States, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed yesterday to confront the "evil ideology" of Islamic fanaticism that has inflicted despair on every...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:24 AM
Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Cairo on Saturday, continuing a U.S. push to build a coalition against the militants of the Islamic State and extract commitments for specific steps to be taken by allies taking part.
Ten Arab states,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:18 AM
An hours-long power outage in the Egyptian capital and elsewhere in the country on Thursday stranded commuters, disrupted TV broadcasts and trapped a small but unlucky cohort in elevators as daytime temperatures topped 100 degrees.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:38 PM
GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - Los ataques aéreos de Israel mataron al menos a nueve palestinos en la Franja de Gaza el lunes y los milicianos mantuvieron el lanzamiento de cohetes hacia territorio israelí, dijeron testigos y autoridades, mientras Egipto...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Angelina Ballerina, the dancing cartoon mouse from a PBS Kids television series, is quite the big cheese these days.
The "mouseling," who has been described as an 8-year-old with a passion for dancing and life, is sharing her love of rhythm with...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.
There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as...