Latest in Tag: USA Highlight
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By Adel El-Adawy Conversations with senior Egyptian officials indicate that Washington should focus on preserving its strategically important geopolitical interests, not on using aid suspensions to influence the country’s domestic politics. There is consensus among Egypt’s political elite that no country could replace the strategic relationship with the United States. At the same time, the …
By Dr. Paul Freedenberg and Dr. Michael R. Czinkota In the summer of 2009, President Obama announced a plan for a complete US export control reform (ECR). Then Secretary of Defence Gates argued that the system was “overly complicated, contains too many redundancies, and in trying to protect too much, diminishes our ability to focus” …
Turkish PM’s “narrow partisan views are pushing relations with Turkey to a path we wanted to avoid,” says Badawy in a press conference
Deputy prime minister says “capacity to dialogue, compromise and move forward is present” in Egypt during a visit to Washington DC
By Mohamed Soliman In 1978, Jimmy Carter hosted negotiations between Egypt and Israel at his presidential retreat in Camp David, Maryland. Among other controversial terms that were negotiated at the summit, Egyptian President Sadat was requested to demilitarise the Sinai Peninsula and to guarantee freedom of passage through the Suez Canal and the Straits of …
The motive for the shooting was unclear, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it could not rule out terrorism.
Ex-Jihadist describes Jamal as “insignificant”
By Fadi Elhusseini In a region that has been described for long time as idle, sluggish and even immune towards transformations, revolts sneaked in, toppling some regimes and shaking the thrones of others. However, with the bloody course of events, doubt started to creep and uncertainty began to haunt hope, especially with the explicit and …
By Dr. César Chelala The revelation that the number of opium-addicted Afghan children has reached new highs is a sad, unintended consequence of the war in that country. It dramatically illustrates how adult war games can doom generations of children to a miserable life. It is one of the tragic legacies of a disastrous war. …
By Hussein Ibish, Now Lebanon Anyone eagerly awaiting an Iran-US “great game” had better brace themselves for a potential long-term match postponement. American President Barack Obama was elected to end and avoid future Middle East conflicts, not begin them, as demonstrated by the Syrian chemical weapons crisis and the American-Russian “diplomatic solution.” The only Middle …
By Dr César Chelala As Iran economy’s is reeling and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani is showing every sign of interest in reaching an agreement with the West on its nuclear program, it seems high time to reach an agreement with Iran. Such an agreement would eliminate one of the most troubling hot spots in the Middle East and will serve as an example …
“Human rights activists are a source of nuisance for suppressive regimes”
The US economy was experiencing a “positive momentum” thanks in large part to a boost in private household consumption.
New campaign “to revive national sovereignty”
Al-Qaeda leader accuses the USA of involvement in Morsi’s ouster
Fahmy: “It was not a military coup; it was exceptional but necessary military interference”
Ministry calls for halting any land seizures that would prevent a Palestinian state
Demonstrators held noisy rallies in US cities including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit and Chicago.
The Egyptian presidency responds to Mondays’ statement by armed forces
Following embassy warnings and fears of an escalation in violence, foreigners flocked to the airports amid fears of disruption to flight schedules.
Thousands of people rallied against President Morsi on Friday in several governorates.
An unknown number of children were feared trapped inside the Plaza Towers school
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 agreement stipulated that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provide Egypt with $190m of the $450m of aid it is expected to receive from the United States.
American actor visits Egypt to shed light on situation.
The foreign military financing scheme is part of the Camp David Accords, which brought an end to hostilities between Egypt and Israel in 1979
Lawyers argued in a US military court over whether the soldier accused of the Fort Hood massacre can keep his beard despite objections from the judge overseeing his court-martial.
First-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement witnesses arresting protesters
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected pursuing further sanctions during the visit of US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta
One thing America has going for it is supermarkets. For a Cairene, it’s like walking into a museum. The superabundance of everything you couldn’t possible need is unnerving.