Hosni Mubarak News
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
Tom Hiddleston Talks 'The Night Manager,' That Viral Love Scene and His Loyal Hiddlestoners
Tom Hiddleston is one of the busiest actors in Hollywood. He’s just finished a role as country music icon Hank Williams, he’s fresh off of the science fiction thriller film “High-Rise,” he’s just wrapped “Kong: Skull Island,” he has a new TV series, “The Night Manager,” and he’s set to return for
Diane Sawyer's Biography
Diane Sawyer is an ABC News anchor, tackling some of the biggest issues of our time in new ways with original reporting, primetime specials, long form interviews and in-depth investigations. One of the most respected journalists in the world, she has traveled the globe delivering in-depth and
From Russia With Love: Vladimir Putin Gives Sissi AK-47
While Ukraine continues to sink deeper into chaos by the day, Russian President Vladimir Putin has skipped town for a two-day visit to Cairo, Egypt . And with him, he brought a special token of his appreciation for his host, President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi: a Russian-made Kalashnikov. As the
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
Saudi Women Drivers and 4 Other Stories You'll Care About Next Week
By JON WILLIAMS Saudi Arabia is not exactly known for People Power. Activists intend to use President Obama’s visit to Riyadh to focus the world’s attention on the desert kingdom. Women in Saudi Arabia will defy their nation’s de facto ban on them driving by getting...
Chaos Reigns in Trial for Ousted Egyptian President
Alexander Marquardt and Adam Makary report: CAIRO — For four months, former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been held in a secret location following his ouster by the military on July 3. As his trial for inciting murder got underway Monday, it was the first...
Tales of Fried Chicken in the Middle East
Egypt: Fried Chicken for Revolutionaries? A KFC franchise sits on Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square, the site of nearly three years of demonstrations that have helped unseat two Egyptian presidents. But in a country rife with conspiracy theories, the Colonel hasn't been able to keep away from
Bassem Youssef, Known as Egypt's Jon Stewart, on Satirizing Dangerously
He warned that he wouldn't pull any punches and he didn't fail to deliver. The highly popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, often described as Egypt's Jon Stewart, launched the new season of his talk show "El Bernameg" (The Show) on Friday night targeting the country's new military rulers who