Under a deal entered into between the U.S. and Egypt in 2010, the U.S. was supposed to deliver an additional four F-16 Fighter Jets this summer. The Pentagon announced that President Obama decided to delay delivery of the planes because of Egyptian unrest.
While the government lawyers are looking into the matter, the hands on the US aid spigot will ignore the "c" (coup) word, and U.S. aid to Egypt will continue flowing.
For Obama, the fact that the Muslim Brotherhood attained power in a more-or-less free election, outweighs the fact that their political principles are thoroughly anti-democratic.
Violence in the streets underscores the irreparable rift that is turning Egypt into Syria.
Interim Egyptian President Adly Monsour backtracked on Saturday night, and said that ElBaradei was not appointed as Prime Minister of Egypt, following the military...
At least one Egyptian soldier was killed and two wounded; tension before Friday prayers in the mosques, mass pro-Morsi rallies anticipated.
Turkey's political leadership - fearing for their own future - denounces ouster of Morsi and demands Egypt "return to democracy."
Military suspends constitution, install caretaker government; Egyptian army deployed.
The US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki could not confirm if a military coup is currently underway in Egypt .
Mobs protesting the rule of Mohammed Morsi have sexually assaulted nearly 100 women and raped at least 91 in the last four days of...
Under Morsi’s leadership, minority rights for Jews and Christians within Egypt have plummeted.
Egyptians would probably be quite happy to have Mubarak back in power.
Egypt is like a car with ninety million problems, and to describe it as a 'total loss' is to understate the situation.
The Egyptian publication Al-Masry Al-Youm reports that the U.S. government has supplied five containers carrying 140,000 teargas canisters to Egypt's Interior Ministry. It further reports that this shipment...
Based on the Associated Press's definition, whom exactly can a reporter call an Islamist?
If the US cannot depend on its new “allies,” despite the supposed popularity of Obama and its policies in those places, then how can they be said to be allies at all?
The Egyptian regime doesn't want a war or even a high level of conflict at this time.
When Mein Kampf was published, many people thought it was just words. They were wrong.
We are going to be told often in the next two months that things are going to get better in Egypt. It's likely that they are going to get worse.
The American foreign policy error was to assume that the political grievances of the Arab Street could be appeased with democracy.
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