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A Look at Key Events in Syria Since March 2011
A look at key events in Syria since March 2011, as a two-month cease-fire has effectively collapsed, particularly in northern Syria, which has seen intense fighting and a military buildup
Egyptian Police Stifle Plans for Mass Protest Over Islands
Thousands of Egyptian riot police on Monday stifled plans for mass demonstrations against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's rule, using tear gas, birdshot and beating up young activists to quickly disperse flash protests by hundreds in what evolved into a day of cat-and-mouse games across parts of
Egypt Leader Urges People to Defend State Ahead of Protests
Egypt's president is urging people to defend the state and its institutions from "the forces of evil" a day before planned demonstrations against his policies, including the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
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.
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
From Icon to Exile: The Price of a Nude Photo in Egypt
Egyptian Aliaa Elmahdy became an icon of the Arab Spring after she posted a nude photo of herself online. Then she fled to Sweden after receiving death threats from Islamist extremists. What and whom did her statement serve? When this story is published, Aliaa Elmahdy will have wiped away the
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
Reporter's Notebook: Egypt's Turning Point
Martha Raddatz on Tahrir Square's legacy and the future of the Arab Spring.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Leaves Prison
This is a special report from ABC news. Good morning bananas in New York with an ABC news digital special report Hosni Mubarak the Egyptian dictator ousted from power. During an uprising two years ago is out of jail. He was flown out of prison just a few moments ago according to the Egyptian