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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
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Topic - Al-Ahram
Al-Ahram (Arabic: الأهرام; , founded 1828). It is majority owned by the Egyptian government. - Source: Wikipedia
The "Joint Plan of Action" signed with Iran by the so-called "P5+1" (the U.S., Russia, China, United Kingdom and France, plus Germany) on Nov. 24 in Geneva caused Shiite Arabs to celebrate, Sunni Arabs to worry and Saudis to panic. Their response will have far-reaching and unpredictable consequences.
An Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporter reportedly tried to set his fellow employee on fire Saturday after she programmed a pro-army ringtone into her cell phone.
France's foreign ministry said Tuesday they are seeking details about the death of a Frenchman who Egyptian authorities say was killed by cellmates while in police custody in Cairo.
President Obama's reversal of fortunes over Syria sparked Twitter posts from Washington to Moscow, as foreign policy analysts Tuesday tried to follow the latest twist in the accidental diplomacy at the White House.
Strikes and demonstrations aimed at toppling the Islamist-led government rocked Tunisia Friday, after a prominent member of the secular opposition, parliamentarian Mohamed Brahmi, was shot and killed.
Egypt's interim administration on Sunday pressed ahead with a military-backed "road map" to return the country to democratic rule, even as the top prosecutor continued his crackdown on senior figures in the Muslim Brotherhood.
According to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, it's official: Iran has become a nuclear power. The respected Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that the Persian strongman this week at an Islamic conference in Cairo told an Egyptian daily Iran is a "nuclear country."
The Syrian president said in remarks published Friday that he is adamant his regime will not fall and he also lashed out at Gulf countries, which he accused of using their enormous oil wealth to try to drive him from power.
The candidate of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood won a spot in a runoff election, likely against a veteran of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's regime in what would be a deeply divisive battle to become the new president of Egypt, according to partial results Friday from the first round of voting.
Egypt's ultraconservative Islamist party has reached out to rival secular and liberal political factions in an unusual, behind-the-scenes attempt to unify their ranks and counter the Muslim Brotherhood's power in the country's new parliament.
Ousted President Hosni Mubarak was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday, two days after he was summoned to take part in an investigation by the public prosecutor, according to a judicial source and the website of a state newspaper.
Though celebrity Western journalists like CNN's Anderson Cooper, ABC's Christiane Amanpour and Fox News' Greg Palkot thrust the press into the limelight by being attacked by pro-government mobs in Cairo, the role of Arabic media in the current crisis has been much less reported.
Protesters set themselves on fire in Egypt, Algeria and Mauritania on Monday in apparent copycat self-immolation attempts inspired by the act that helped trigger a popular uprising in Tunisia.
The Egyptian government has publicly rejected U.S. demands — and President Obama's personal request — for monitors to observe Sunday's parliamentary elections and for adherence to international standards of transparency and fairness.