Topic: Cairo (Egypt)
The US should pursue science diplomacy with Muslim-majority countries, which would complement efforts to promote human rights.
06/28/2010 12:32 pm
More than 11,000 Egyptians have responded to a Facebook call for a Friday protest of police brutality in the death of Egyptian businessman Khalid Said. After a second autopsy, Egypt today upheld the original finding that the man had choked on a bag on drugs.
06/24/2010 12:57 pm
The beating death of Alexandria businessmen Khalid Said has lit up Egyptian social networking sites, with complaints that police brutality and torture is widespread within the close US ally. Egypt's emergency law gives security forces broad powers and demands little accountability.
06/18/2010 10:50 am
Ratings by the Muslim world for Obama and America went down in this year’s Pew Global Attitudes survey.
06/17/2010 05:17 pm
A new survey by the Global Attitudes Project shows Muslim views of President Obama and the US have slipped in several largely Muslim countries, severely in some. It's not the man, it's the American policy, the message seems to be.
06/17/2010 03:41 pm
Yahya Wehelie, an American from Virginia, has been stuck in Egypt for the last six weeks, living in a cheap hotel and surviving on fast food, because his name is on a no-fly list.
06/16/2010 03:35 pm
The newspaper these characters work for is dying. At least they get to live in Rome.
06/15/2010 07:35 am
Israel partially eased its economic blockade of Gaza on Wednesday, allowing cookies, soda, and canned fruit to be legally sold there for the first time in more than a year.
06/09/2010 02:20 pm
The arrest of Mohammed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte on Sunday in the New Jersey terror plot was the second terror arrest at JFK airport in two months, perhaps by design.
06/07/2010 08:50 pm
Vice President Joe Biden spoke about Israel's Gaza blockade after meeting with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak today. But he did not say anything about reported election irregularities last week.
06/07/2010 02:29 pm