Aug 25, 2013 6:05pm

Russia Compares Syria War Drums to Iraq Invasion, Warns of Consequences of Intervention

MOSCOW — Russia issued a stark warning today against renewed calls for foreign military intervention in Syria after an alleged chemical weapons attack near Damascus last week. In a pair of statements, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokesman drew comparisons between the current situation in Syria and… Read More »

Aug 23, 2013 11:41am

UN Logs 1 Millionth Syrian Child Refugee

Syria crossed a new milestone today as the civil war churns on with no end in sight: a million child refugees. In a joint statement, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UNICEF announced that they registered the 1 millionth Syrian child today. Antonio Guterres,… Read More »

Aug 22, 2013 10:43am

Hosni Mubarak Released From Prison

ABC News’ Molly Hunter and Adam Makary report: CAIRO – Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was released from prison and transported by helicopter to a military hospital today in Cairo, according to Egypt’s interior ministry. The ministry said the former dictator left Cairo’s Tora prison… Read More »

Aug 21, 2013 11:15am

Egyptian Court Orders Mubarak’s Release

BY MOLLY HUNTER, MUHAMMAD LILA and ADAM MAKARY  CAIRO — Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could be released from prison as early as Thursday after a Cairo court today ordered his release. But even if he walks out of Cairo’s Tora prison, he will be placed… Read More »

Aug 21, 2013 11:14am

Has Syria Used Chemical Weapons Against Its Own People?

The video is graphic and disturbing. Medical teams are seen desperately scrambling to save dozens of lifeless adults and young children. There is no sign of blood or bullet wounds. All have apparently suffocated. The Syrian opposition says the footage shows a chemical weapons attack… Read More »

Aug 20, 2013 5:06am

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Leader Mohammed Badie Arrested

BY MOLLY HUNTER and ADAM MAKARY  CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide, Mohammed Badie, was arrested overnight, according to security sources, as Egypt’s interim government continues its rampant crackdown on the group. Badie, 70, was reportedly arrested in a residential apartment near Raba’a Al… Read More »

Aug 19, 2013 5:46pm

Egypt’s Mubarak Eyes Release From Prison

By MOLLY HUNTER and ADAM MAKARY CAIRO — Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak was acquitted of an outstanding corruption charge by Cairo’s Criminal Court today, possibly clearing the way for his release from prison his lawyer said. The news comes as Egypt descends into chaos… Read More »

Aug 18, 2013 6:32pm

At Least 38 Muslim Brotherhood Prisoners Shot Dead

By MOLLY HUNTER and ADAM MAKARY CAIRO — Hours after Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah El Sissi urged the Muslim Brotherhood to pursue dialogue instead of “terrorism,” at least 38 Brotherhood prisoners have been shot dead by security forces in Cairo. The Anti-Coup Alliance… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 18, 2013 6:52am

Live Updates: Egypt Tense Amid Calls for Fresh Protests

Tensions remain high across Egypt as the government accuses supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi of “terrorism,” and Islamists vow to continue protesting all week. Hundreds were killed last week after security forces cleared two sit-ins Wednesday, and clashes have continued since. Updates from… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 17, 2013 6:59am

Live Updates: Egypt Braces for More Violence After Hundreds Killed

Egypt is bracing for more violence as tensions continue to rise between the country’s security forces and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. Hundreds were killed after security forces cleared two sit-ins Wednesday, and clashes have continued since —including Friday, when dozens more died… Read More »