| Feb 12, 2012
Signs of movement toward renewed cooperation between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have Israeli officials on edge. Israel considers Hamas a terrorist organization committed to its destruction and has shunned negotiations. In the wake of...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Egypt's nascent democracy moved a step closer to political maturity over the weekend when President Mohamed Morsi unexpectedly forced the retirement of several senior generals on the military council that has ruled the country since the fall of former...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 7:53 AM
The images shown on the news media are startling: violence rages on the streets of Cairo while a divided government continues to sow seeds of discord.
I have spent some time in Tahrir Square this past week and have seen a very different perspective. I...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The chameleon is finally showing his true colors.
Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:04 PM
When revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt erupted earlier this year quickly forced out long-time autocratic rulers, many in the West hoped that the pro-democracy demonstrations there would unleash a tidal wave of change across the Arab world. To an extent,...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict underwent another evolution this week when the Fatah-backed Palestinian National Authority, which controls the West Bank, and Hamas, the radical Islamic movement that rules the Gaza Strip, announced they would put aside...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:06 PM
At the end of a wild week that saw more than 100 attacks on journalists and press facilities in Egypt, TV news executives were left shaking their heads at the volatility and violence, but vowing to continue to find ways to cover the tumult in days ahead....
| Dec 5, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Initial results from Egypt's first elections since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak are in, and it appears Islamist parties have captured the lion's share of the vote. The rise of politicians eager to curtail basic human rights, particularly for women,...
| 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...
| Jul 17, 2011
When oil companies expand into desert areas of Africa, FrontierMedex Group helps them navigate the territory and provides medical care and security.
The company also has helped rescue ships from pirates in the waters off Somalia and provides medical...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:53 AM
At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so?
In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:53 PM
By Alastair Macdonald
LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - As world leaders bury hatchets for
the day and unite in paying respects to Nelson Mandela, the late
South African leader may have a chance to promote peace, in
death as he did in life.
Funerals of the...