WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee will hold a hearing next week on the bombing at the Boston Marathon that killed three and wounded more than 200 others.
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is among those invited to testify at the hearing, to be held on May 9 by the House Homeland Security
By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's leading opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei said Tuesday he believes the Islamist president will eventually be forced to reach out to the opposition because his group is losing support and isn't able to tackle the
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi says that there will be no further privatization of state-owned companies.
Egypt's economy is hard hit by the more than two years of turmoil since the ouster of longtime president Hosni Mubarak in a mass uprising in 2011. Losses to the vital
By MARIAM RIZK and AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Several Egyptian opposition parties and civil society groups filed a lawsuit on Saturday to try to force the government to disclose the upcoming fiscal year's planned budget for the country where the economy has waned amid continued
By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press
Battered by a French-led military campaign in Mali, al-Qaida's North African arm is trying something new to stay relevant: Twitter. The PR campaign by the terror network seeks to tap into social grievances and champion mainstream causes such as unemployment, all
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Boston Marathon bombings could provide an opportunity for the U.S. and Russia to find some common ground for cooperation as authorities investigate the two ethnic Chechens accused of carrying out the attack.
By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi defended his handling of some of the nation's most pressing problems in a nearly two-hour television interview on Saturday, and pledged to appoint new Cabinet ministers in a move that could ease the country's
CAIRO (AP) - In an April 16 story about Egypt's economy and request for an IMF loan, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of an economic expert. The correct spelling is Halime, not Haline.
A corrected version of the story is below:
IMF leaves Egypt after hearing from opposition
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Islamist-dominated legislature approved a revised version of the law organizing the country's parliamentary elections on Thursday, after a court ruled an earlier version was invalid and delayed the vote.
The parliamentary elections had
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt has suspended tourist flights from Iran following an outcry from hard-line Sunni Muslims angered about visitors from the mostly Shiite country, only a week after direct flights between the two countries resumed for the first time in more than three decades.
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