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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
Crisis Warnings Sound as EU Gears up for New Migrant Wave
EU leaders are warning of another looming migrant crisis just months before Mediterranean waters warm and people from Africa overload rickety boats
Rights Group Slams Egypt's Record in 2016
Human Rights Watch says Egypt has banned public criticism of the government, with hundreds of people disappearing at the hands of security forces and detainees routinely tortured
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...
State Department Spokesperson Caught Criticizing US Talking Points On Egypt's Mubarak
After getting caught criticizing her department’s own talking points on the dropping of charges against former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak , State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki brushed off the “hot mic” moment in an emailed statement to ABC News. “It’s just the latest scientific evidence