Topic: Cairo (Egypt)
Many Christians in Naga Hamadi are approaching Easter Sunday with trepidation just months after a striking episode of sectarian violence took place in their quiet city on the banks of the Nile.
04/02/2010 07:35 pm
Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. Does that matter?
03/27/2010 07:45 pm
In Pictures Scenes from Earth Hour 2009
At a small arts studio in downtown Cairo, women carry on tradition of centuries-old Egyptian music. Egypt has only about 25 remaining performers of zar, which became threatened after religious hard-liners deemed it un-Islamic.
03/26/2010 05:50 pm
Two weeks after Israeli settlements touched off unusually high tensions with Israel's closest ally, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads home from Washington without a resolution.
03/25/2010 12:58 pm
Amid an escalating sectarian divide, a predominantly Muslim Egypt is touting the completed renovation of the world's oldest monastery as a symbol of tolerance and harmony with the Christian faith community.
03/24/2010 07:04 pm
Ahmed el-Tayeb, who holds a PhD in Islamic philosophy from the Sorbonne, is expected to be a better face for Egypt's Al Azhar University, which was once preeminent in the Sunni world.
03/22/2010 06:42 pm
The $850 million pledge for development projects in Sudan's troubled Darfur region comes out of a one-day donor conference of Islamic countries in Cairo Sunday, just one month after a significant Darfur peace agreement.
03/22/2010 01:16 pm
Indonesians had already hung welcome home banners when US President Barack Obama delayed his visit to Jakarta. While disappointing to many, some hope it will allow him to stay longer in Indonesia in June.
03/19/2010 12:53 pm
Israelis should work toward a government of national unity, and not one beholden to the extreme right -- whose policies threaten world security.
03/18/2010 11:05 am