President Obama in Egypt
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President Obama in Egypt

President Obama in Egypt
U.S. President Obama speaks at Cairo University. In his speech, Obama called for a “new beginning between the United States and Muslims,” declaring that “this cycle of suspicion and discord must end.” The address was designed to reframe relations after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the war in Iraq. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)
President Obama in Egypt
Obama delivers his landmark address to the Arab nations in the Egyptian university’s Grand Hall. The president, received warmly, touched on hot-button issues including Israel and Palestine and the pullout of troops from Iraq. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)
President Obama in Egypt
The audience received the president warmly. He received applause when he said, “As the Holy Koran tells us, ‘Be conscious of God and speak always the truth.’ ” (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)
President Obama in Egypt
Egypt’s Coptic Pope Shenouda, center left, was among those attending. (Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)
President Obama in Egypt
Young guests look out from the upper level over the balcony at the scene in the hall before Obama’s speech. (Ben Curtis / Associated Press)
President Obama in Egypt
U.S. President Obama acknowledges the audience after delivering his speech at Cairo University. (Nasser Nasser / Associated Press)
President Obama in Egypt
Egyptian Coptic Pope Shenouda III arrives at Cairo University for President Obama’s speech. (Cris Bouroncle / AFP/Getty Images)
President Obama in Egypt
President Obama is welcomed by Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Aboul Gheit upon his arrival in Cairo. (Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)
President Obama in Egypt
President Obama meets with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at Quba Palace in Cairo. (Khaled El-Fiqi / European Pressphoto Agency)
President Obama in Egypt
Obama and Mubarak stand together during welcoming ceremonies at the presidential palace in Cairo. (Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images)
President Obama in Egypt
President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tour the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Cairo before Obama delivered his speech on U.S. relations with the Muslim world. (Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images)
President Obama in Egypt
President Obama during a tour of the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Cairo. (Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)
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