Topic: Hosni Mubarak
An Egyptian Christian spoke for many attending worship services for Coptic Christmas today, when he said, 'The love of our Lord is stronger than hate.'
01/07/2011 12:43 pm
Minority Christians -- called Copts -- rightly complain that no one goes to jail for religious attacks on them. Egypt and other countries must reverse this practice of impunity for perpetrators.
01/04/2011 03:53 pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israeli lawmakers today that it was the US that dropped the idea of a three-month Israeli settlement freeze this fall.
01/03/2011 01:26 pm
At least 21 were killed in an Egypt church bombing early today that came just as 1,000 Coptic Christians were leaving a New Year's Eve mass in Alexandria.
01/01/2011 01:54 pm
Both sides, together with the US, appear to be regrouping after the Obama administration gave up on securing another settlement freeze.
12/08/2010 03:14 pm
The US ally is moving in a more authoritarian direction ahead of an impending presidential succession. In recent elections marred by fraud, the ruling party captured a near monopoly on parliament.
12/08/2010 12:14 pm
The Egypt runoff election could leave President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party with as many as 97 percent of the seats in parliament.
12/06/2010 12:19 pm
The Mubarak regime in Egypt suppressed the opposition so crudely for the Nov. 28 elections that it demands a strong US reaction.
12/01/2010 02:55 pm
A tightly controlled Egypt election appears to have given President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party its biggest share of the legislature in 15 years.
12/01/2010 10:36 am
It’s common knowledge that the Israeli government considers Iran an existential threat, and that it has been trying to persuade the US to act more forcefully. And while there have always been rumblings of discontent with Iran among Arab nations, the WikiLeaks release Sunday provides concrete evidence that Israel isn’t the only one in the region to feel worried. The now-disclosed but formerly secret diplomatic cables reveal that several Sunni-led Arab nations, particularly Saudi Arabia, also sought to curb Shiite-led Iran. Below are five Arab countries keeping a watchful eye.
11/29/2010 05:32 pm