| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
CAIRO -- The passions fueling Egypt's political turbulence arose directly from the "Arab Spring" of 2011, but they have deeper roots in a decades-long struggle over the nation's identity between two authoritarian forces -- Islamists and a secular military...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
CAIRO -- Egypt’s military raids across the Sinai Peninsula appear to be the strongest offensive in years against Islamist militant networks that authorities fear are plotting a wave of attacks against government institutions and tourist resorts....
| Aug 22, 2013
Prominent commentators, including Leslie Gelb, John Bolton and Bret Stephens, are counseling the Obama administration to swallow its qualms about the military coup in Cairo and embrace the generals as the best alternative to the Muslim Brotherhood. This...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:28 PM
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress appeared divided Sunday over whether to curtail U.S. aid to the Egyptian military after its bloody crackdown against pro-Islamist demonstrators last week that left more than 1,000 people dead.
The split reflects...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:32 PM
CAIRO — The leader of Egypt's military declared Sunday that he would not tolerate further violence as his security forces moved to suppress any fresh street protests after bloody days that saw more than 800 people killed, many of them supporters...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Gas prices have jumped nearly 14 cents since last week as crude oil supplies dropped and political unrest in Egypt spurred worries about disruptions in supplies.
Nationwide, a gallon of regular gas now costs an average of $3.61, up from $3.47 a week...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:37 AM
The price of gas jumped to an average $3.52 per gallon in the nation on Thursday as oil prices hovered above $104 per barrel, driven by the deepening Egyptian political crisis and diminishing stockpiles of crude.
Oil prices actually dropped slightly...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Large inventories of gasoline in advance of the Fourth of July mean Americans may find lower prices when they fill up at the pump this holiday weekend.
But prices may start climbing as chaos roils Egypt, where the military ousted democratically...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:06 PM
CAIRO – Scattered violence was reported late Sunday as hundreds of thousands of protesters swelled through the streets of Egyptian cities and towns in mostly peaceful demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi.
The state news agency said about...
| Apr 29, 2013
It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Yemen: Yemeni troops and southern tribesmen have driven Al Qaeda militants out of two strategic southern towns, government officials in Sana and Washington reported Tuesday. Zinjibar and Jaar have been retaken....