| 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...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:53 PM
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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:35 AM
What's that you say? You don't hear much about President Barack Obama's flip-flopping?
How about: 1) the Obama reversal regarding child farm-labor regulations; 2) the president's (to quote The New York Times) "revers[ing] his two-year-old order halting...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Last month, for the first time in their history, Egyptians voted for president in a largely free and fair election. For the second time in less than a year, a new, democratic regime is emerging from the outgrowth of the Arab awakening.
In the final...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:24 AM
For the first time in some 5,000 years of Egyptian civilization, voters went to the polls this week to select a leader in a contest where the outcome was uncertain. Given Egypt's crucial role in maintaining order and stability in the Middle East and the...
| Feb 3, 2005
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas agreed yesterday to meet in Egypt on Tuesday along with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan, in an apparent breakthrough in relations between Israel and its Arab neighbors....
| Feb 9, 2005
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,...
| Jun 4, 2003
AQABA, Jordan - Arab leaders meeting with President Bush in Egypt yesterday promised to prevent financing of terrorism and help stem violence against Israel, preparing the way for a crucial summit today, when the Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Ahmed Seif El-Islam, a prominent human rights advocate in Egypt and the Middle East, died Wednesday in Cairo. He was 63.
The activist lawyer had been in a coma at an intensive care unit after a heart attack almost two weeks ago.
During a long career...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Yes, Nouri al-Maliki stubbornly refused to govern inclusively in Iraq. Yes, the rule of Syria's Assad family has been brutal. And yes, Moammar Gadhafi left Libyans with little in the way of national institutions when he fell. But the pathologies of...