Hosni Mubarak

Religious freedom means economic growth, study says

A new study says nations that safeguard the religious liberty of its citizens can expect better economic growth than repressive societies. Read more »

June 3, 2014


Tomb dating back to 1100 B.C. found in Egypt

Archeologists have found a tomb dating back to around 1100 B.C. south of Cairo, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said Thursday. Read more »

May 8, 2014


Egypt's el-Sissi: Brotherhood will not return

Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the former military chief who removed Egypt's Islamist president and who is now poised to win the post in elections this month, says the Muslim... Read more »

May 6, 2014


Israel's race to succeed President Peres heats up

Among those vying to become Israel's next president are a former defense minister, a former foreign minister, a former finance minister, a respected long-serving... Read more »

May 3, 2014


Egypt's judges rebuff criticism of 680 death sentences

Egypt's Justice Minister on Wednesday rebuffed international criticism of a mass trial this week in which some 680 defendants were sentenced to death, saying the... Read more »

April 30, 2014


Secretary of State John Kerry: US wants Egypt to succeed as a democracy

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Egypt has made some progress in its democratic transition but must address serious challenges and recent "disturbing"... Read more »

April 29, 2014

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