Egypt

Fireworks and shouts of joy emanate from Tahrir Square after a broadcast by the head of the Egyptian military confirming that they will temporarily be taking over from the country's first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi on July 3, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. As unrest spreads throughout the country, at least 23 people were killed in Cairo on Tuesday and over 200 others were injured. It has been reported that the military has taken over the state television. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Students In Arabic Program Leaving Egypt

A U.S.-based international education and training organization is evacuating 18 Arabic language program students from Egypt to Morocco due to deteriorating security conditions.

07/03/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the "right" balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged espionage and eavesdropping should not disrupt key trade talks between Europe and the United States. (credit: JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry To Egypt Foreign Minister: Listen To The Egyptian People

Secretary of State John Kerry is urging Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr to listen to the Egyptian people.

07/02/2013

Egyptian protesters returns a tear gas canister fired by riot police during clashes near the US embassy in Cairo on September 13, 2012. Police used tear gas as they clashed with a crowd protesting outside the US embassy in Cairo against a film mocking Islam. (AFP PHOTO/KHALED DESOUKI        (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Chevy Chase Student Killed in Egypt

The family of an American college student killed in Egypt during violent protests says their son cared passionately about the Middle East and was in the country to teach English to children and to improve his own Arabic.

06/30/2013

A new data analysis finds that the onset of the Arab Spring in late 2010 did not spark new freedoms for people of the region, but instead, has led to more global restrictions on religion. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images)

Study: Arab Spring Adds To Religious Restrictions, Intolerance

A new data analysis finds that the onset of the Arab Spring in late 2010 did not spark new freedoms for people of the region, but instead, has led to more global restrictions on religion.

06/20/2013

Egypt's Antiquities' Ministry has criticized a U.S. Embassy message to American citizens in the country, urging them to be extra cautious because of recent incidents near the pyramids in Giza. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Egypt Blasts US For ‘Baseless’ Warnings Against Visiting Pyramids

Egypt’s Antiquities’ Ministry has criticized a U.S. Embassy message to American citizens in the country, urging them to be extra cautious because of recent incidents near the pyramids in Giza.

06/01/2013

File photo of Egyptian satirist and television host Bassem Youssef. (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ Plans To Increase Jabs At Morsi, Islam Following Interrogation

Bassem Youssef, who is considered to be “Egypt’s Jon Stewart,” was interrogated by Egyptian government officials on Sunday after an arrest warrant was announced for charges that included insulting Islam and President Mohammed Morsi.

04/03/2013

Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. have relatively similar opinions of most foreign countries, but they differ the most on their respective views of Cuba and Israel. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Gallup: Dems, GOP Differ Most On Respective Attitudes Towards Israel, Cuba

Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. have relatively similar opinions of most foreign countries, but they differ the most on their respective views of Cuba and Israel.

03/21/2013

File photo of a swarm of locusts. (credit: NADAV NEUHAUS/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel On High Alert After 30 Million Locusts Descend Upon Egypt

Israel is on high alert after tens of millions of locusts descend on neighboring Egypt.

03/04/2013

Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi delivers a speech at the Koerber foundation in Berlin on Jan. 30, 2013. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Morsi Aide: America Invented Holocaust ‘Myth’

An aide to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi claims that the Holocaust was a hoax.

01/30/2013

Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi poses prior a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister in Cairo on Jan. 10, 2013. (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Morsi Called Jews ‘Descendants Of Apes And Pigs’ In 2010 Speech

U.S. Sen. John McCain said Wednesday he has expressed strong disapproval to Egypt’s Islamist president about his past comments about Jews. Despite an uproar in Washington over the remarks, he said he and other congressmen will press for more aid to Egypt’s ailing economy.

01/16/2013

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