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Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com I was 12. It was 1956. I lived in New York City and was a youthful history buff. (I should
As we drove there, the revolutionaries discussed their fear of disclosing their identities lest they be arrested. But I had been assured by the prime minister that they would be safe. I trusted him to keep to his word, and my confidence had grown since the snipers had stopped shooting the previous night.
[10] United States Census Bureau, "Trade in Goods with Djibouti," accessed 3/27/2016. USAID, "Food Assistance Fact Sheet
Nasser's ground-breaking nationalization speech was delivered before an enthusiastic crowd in the port city of Alexandria
During World War I, the Allies engaged Ottoman forces on three principal fronts: Gallipoli, the Caucasus and the Sinai Peninsula.
The French sculptor wanted her to stand watch over the Suez Canal.
Gamal Abdel Nasser was one of the most influential modern-day leaders in the Middle East. He took a hard-line approach towards Western domination of Egypt and the rest of the Arab world.
Amidst the background of a violent conflict that is destroying Yemen, the UAE seeks to prove to the world that the wealthy emirates are capable of more than just spending billions of dollars to create a first-rate military with advanced weaponry.
Having failed to stop the bad news from leaking out of Egypt, Sisi is now turning to his religious authorities to stop Egyptians from reading the plain truth by using religious edicts. Sisi's use, or abuse, of Islam is becoming a defining feature of his oppressive rule.
While the country's legacy media did their share of covering the stellar event, mostly in lockstep with the government's
In the Suez Canal's first fifty years, ten Red Sea species traveled to the Mediterranean. In its second fifty years, the number increased nearly ten-fold. Today, the number of Red Sea species in the Mediterranean is 447, the majority migrated in the last forty years as the Canal became wider, deeper, and less salty.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent visit to Egypt should serve as a reminder to Western governments that political interests are not the only driving force in shaping international alliances.
At the beginning of 1915, two new areas of conflict emerged in the Middle East Theater. In Egypt, a Turkish-German force crossed the Sinai Peninsula and attempted to seize control of the Suez Canal.
Both ships have been moored while an investigation is underway, according to a statement from Inchcape Shipping Services
But, as it turns out, the team commissioned to design the stamp showcased the wrong canal. Sign up here for Live Today, HuffPost
To attract more ships and generate more income, the country has had plans to develop 76,000 square kilometers (29,000 square
Will it be a serious and searching probe of the malevolent formation of prices in the oil industry, costing American and world consumers billions, or just a cursory headline in the manner of the now discredited 'The Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working Group.'
Radical movements across the Middle East -- already benefiting from the collapse of state authority -- could make Egypt their ultimate prize in what appears to be an accelerating march across the littered landscape of the Arab Spring.