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By Brahma Chellaney
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Topic - Egypt
Forty years after legendary Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir held talks with Richard M. Nixon at the White House, another Israeli citizen named Golda met an American president.
It is as though Obamacare had an international equivalent. While Americans were busy celebrating Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the fallout continued from the administration's recent decision to conclude a covenant of death with Iran.
The effects of any plausible warming scenario for the coming decades will only be positive and contribute to the flourishing of civilization. They always do.
Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, as a panel tasked with amending the constitution adopted during his time in office agreed on changes to the text.
Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, as a panel tasked with amending a constitution adopted during his time in office convened for a second day.
A panel in Egypt has begun voting on a series of constitutional amendments, a milestone in the country's transition to democracy after a July coup.
Three women are among Egypt's most active democracy campaigners, the faces of its revolution.
Libya's deteriorating security was evident Monday when troops and armed civilians in Benghazi clashed with members of a militant group blamed for the attack last year that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused Egypt's well-organized Muslim Brotherhood of having "stolen" the revolution that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
The irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick as Portugal qualified for the 2014 World Cup finals at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden on Tuesday, while France advanced by conjuring a remarkable turnaround against Ukraine.
The ongoing negotiations with Iran are painfully reminiscent of extended British negotiations with Nazi Germany during the late 1930s, involving various concessions in exchange for arms limitations and other promises ("Netanyahu: Iran nuclear pact a 'bad deal,'" Web, Nov. 17). Neville Chamberlain's infamous concession on the "settlement" of the Czechoslovakian Sudetenland question didn't yield the hoped-for "peace in our time." That fateful betrayal of a hapless country only spurred Hitler's war preparations.
In an echo of the Cold War, Egypt gave the red carpet welcome Thursday to senior Russian officials aiming to expand Moscow's influence through military and economic cooperation with a key U.S. ally in the Middle East.
Scholastic, the world's largest publisher of children's books, has apologized for a popular new book that omits Israel on a map of the Middle East.
Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi accused the military chief who deposed him of treason in a message from prison read by lawyers on Wednesday, saying the country cannot return to stability until the coup is reversed and those behind it are tried.
Egypt's government announced the end of a 3-month-old state of emergency Tuesday, two days earlier than planned, after a court ruled that the measure has expired.