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The International Atomic Energy Agency says that there is “overall, credible” evidence that until 2003, and possibly since, Iranian scientists conducted research into developing the nuclear bomb.
The news agency said the US Justice Department had secretly obtained two months of phone records from its news operations, calling it a “massive and unprecedented intrusion.”
Obama’s Middle East coordinator visits Cairo for high level meetings
By: Philip Whitfield Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei must be walking on air. His acolyte President Mohamed Morsi apes Iran’s every move. Essam El-Haddad, one of the top honchos in the Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Bureau, has been in Tehran chewing over Syria. Just as on 4 December …
After having rejected the idea previously, Obama’s deputies were weighing the option of providing weapons to Syria’s outgunned opposition
Building and Development Party condemns Al-Zind’s statements addressing Obama
The Emir of Qatar discussed Egypt as well as Syria during his official visit to the US
By Mina George Yassa Watching the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers unfold live on TV, I cannot help but feel a certain sense of awe at the precise and methodical nature of law enforcement in the United States. At times, even in between the conflicting reports and hearsay, there was certain senses of inevitability …
Obama landed in Israel for the first time as US president, on a mission to ease past tensions with his hosts and hoping to paper over differences on handling Iran’s nuclear threat
While it may lack diplomatic ‘deliverables,’ Obama’s visit will not be short in symbolism.
Burwell is a former OMB deputy director under president Bill Clinton from 1998 to 2001.
By Philip Whitfield One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors – Plato. For what it’s worth, the election degenerates into a scrap between bigots and zealots. Tactical withdrawal? Tacit defeat? Haughty hogwash? Take your pick. Either way the self-styled democratic opposition has …
Morsi speaks to US president who confirms US support for Egypt’s political transition
Obama, unveiling a grant, which will take US humanitarian help to Syrians to $365m
In the protests against the latest presidential decree
By Philip Whitfield CAIRO: You’d die to be immortalised by a zinger, wouldn’t you? Like Ed Djerejian”s after Islamists and pro-democracy groups fell out in Algeria — condemning 30 million to decades of misery, penury and slaughter. Some counted 200,000 corpses. The killing hasn’t stopped 21 years on. That North African torment began with Morsy-like …
Hamas said at least eight Palestinians were killed in more than 20 Israeli air strikes on Gaza on Wednesday
US victory shines light on Egypt’s inexperience, energy problems
Obama won with a fiercely negative campaign branding Romney as indifferent to the woes of the middle class
Experts warn that the unfortunately typical attempts to keep a rival’s supporters from the polls or sway voters with flat out lies could end up deciding the outcome
Rebounding from the ropes after a dismal showing two weeks ago that sent his poll numbers tumbling, the president was aware a second poor outing could doom him to the historical ignominy of a single term.
Obama looking forward to the next debate
Columnists discuss a variety of issues, including the arbitrary nature of the Egyptian cultural and political spheres and the effects of the looming US presidential elections on the Middle East.
Mitt Romney and his Republican allies assailed President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, expanding their attacks beyond his economic record in the run-up to the first of three debates.
Religious tolerance a theme throughout president’s time in New York
Controversial law could disenfranchise ten million Hispanic US citizens
Aung San Suu Kyi continues her international tour
US Department of Justice discloses list of 55 prisoners cleared for release
If you don’t like it, just don’t watch it!
The outpouring of rage in Islamic countries isn’t just about a low-budget film insulting the prophet Muhammad. It is the eruption of a volcano that has been simmering for the past eleven years