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Obama Leaves Mixed Legacy in Middle East 8 Years After Cairo Speech Gave Region Hope
Mohsen Kamal still remembers how hopeful he was hearing President Barack Obama’s address to the Muslim world eight years ago. But as Obama leaves office, some of those who heard those words said his legacy in the Middle East hasn’t lived up to his promises. “We felt this was a historical moment
Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot
Egypt's highest appeals court has upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot in 2012 that killed over 70 fans, becoming one of the world's deadliest soccer disasters
Militants kill Christian in Egypt's Sinai, second in a week
Islamic militants gun down Coptic Christian schoolteacher in northern Sinai, second killing of a Christian in a week
Egypt extends detention of prominent activist
An Egyptian court has ordered the detention of an activist for failing to report to a police station because he had been detained elsewhere
EgyptAir Flight Crash Adds 'Nails in the Coffin' for Egyptian Tourism, Travel Expert Says
The crash of an EgyptAir jet this week is another blow to Egypt's beleaguered tourism industry, which is still recovering from the effects of previous tragedy. Officials have not yet announced what caused the plane's disappearance, but there’s no mystery about the likely economic fallout, observers
Iraqi Parliament Approves Partial Cabinet Change Amid 'Million Man March'
Thousands of Iraqis traveled to Baghdad Tuesday to voice their opposition to government leaders, rallying for an end to political corruption. The "million-man march" was called for by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ahead of a scheduled parliament session to vote on a new government. Many
Alexander Marquardt is an award-winning foreign correspondent for ABC News, reporting for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms from hotspots and front lines around the world. Based in Jerusalem and then Beirut, Marquardt has spent most of the past several years covering the Middle East's upheaval
Bassem Youssef: Satire Should be an 'Equal Opportunity Offender'
ABC's David Wright speaks to Bassem Youssef, known as Egypt's Jon Stewart, on satire in the age of ISIS.
Meet Ashton Carter
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ASH CARTER IS THE GUY: President Obama will announce his intent to nominate Ash Carter as the next Secretary of Defense during an event at the White House today, ABC’s DEVIN DWYER reports. The President will be joined by Secretary...