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Egyptian, Libyan Jihadist Groups Pledge Allegiance To ISIS

Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a jihadi organization based in the Sinai Peninsula that has carried out several attacks targeting Egyptian security forces, has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

11/10/2014

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Travel to the Wonders of the World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

A Palestinian woman carries some of her family's belonging on her head as she leaves a UN school where she and her family sought refuge from the fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Jabalia, on Aug. 11, 2014, hours after a ceasefire was announced between Israel and Hamas. (credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Officials: We Have Accepted Egypt’s Latest Offer For Truce

Israel said a new cease-fire with the militant Hamas group was holding in the Gaza Strip Monday morning, a day after the two sides agreed to resume talks in Cairo.

08/11/2014

President Obama speaks at an Iftar dinner at the White House marking the end of fasting for Muslims after the holy month of Ramadan. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Praises Egyptian Plan For Cease-Fire In Israel

Obama hopes plan can restore calm between Israelis and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.

07/14/2014

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American Claims Land In Egyptian Desert So Daughter Can Be Princess

A man made his daughter’s dreams come true by claiming a kingdom so she could become a princess.

07/14/2014

Distancing herself from some of the Obama administration's handling of the Arab Spring, Hillary Rodham Clinton says in her upcoming book that she pushed for Hosni Mubarak to transition power to his successor but was overruled by President Barack Obama.  (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Distancing From Obama Foreign Policy Flubs, Clinton Says He Overruled Her On Arab Spring

Distancing herself from some of the Obama administration’s handling of the Arab Spring, Hillary Rodham Clinton says in her upcoming book that she pushed for Hosni Mubarak to transition power to his successor but was overruled by President Barack Obama.

06/07/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry answers reporters' questions during a joint news conference with European Union High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton in the Treaty Room at the State Department on May 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Political Strategist: Kerry’s Gaffes ‘Undermine The White House’

Is Secretary of State John Kerry hurting the White House’s credibility with his gaffes on the global stage?

05/08/2014

Egyptians examine a taxi damaged by a bomb attack in Cairo. (Ed Giles/Getty Images)

Bombings Rock Egyptian Capital, Killing 6 People

A string of attacks has struck Egypt on the eve of the third anniversary of the revolution that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.

01/25/2014

Egyptians chant pro-military slogans at the scene of a car bombing near Cairo's police headquarters. (Ed Giles/Getty Images)

Bombings Rock Egyptian Capital, Killing 5 People

Three bombings hit high-profile areas around Cairo, including a suicide car bomber who struck the city’s police headquarters,

01/24/2014

Egyptian soldiers guard a polling station in Cairo. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt Holds Key Vote On Country’s New Charter

Two-day voting is a blow to the Muslim Brotherhood, which wanted the reinstatement of ousted president Mohammed Morsi.

01/14/2014

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