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More than 1,000 reenactors are expected in Gloucester on Oct. 19-20 to recreate the Battle of the Hook, a pivotal Revolutionary War skirmish in the county that helped seal the fate of the British forces in 1781. The reenactment will take place at the...
TRIPOLI, Libya — Egypt slipped further into political disarray Wednesday when a judge suspended upcoming parliamentary elections and referred the country’s much-criticized electoral law to the highest court. An administrative judge struck...
Tags: Elections, Parliament, Politics, Political Dissent, Egypt
A Qatari poet jailed for verses deemed seditious and insulting to his nation's emir faces 15 years behind bars after an appeals court cut back on his prison term Monday. Human rights groups were outraged in November when a Qatari court first ruled...
Despite the stillness that fell across the killing fields of Williamsburg when the bloody battle of May 5, 1862 ended, the struggle to decide the town’s fate was far from over. Inside the houses lining Duke of Gloucester Street, the daughters...
Frankly, it sounded pretty stupid. For reasons unknown, electricity fails worldwide, sending humanity into a post-technological free-fall. Weeds grow in the Capitol (very "Logan's Run"), young women defend their families with bows and arrows (very "Hunger...
ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) - Protesters demanding the departure of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi clashed with police outside his palace on Monday on the second anniversary of the overthrow of veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Dozens of youths threw rocks at the...
Tags: Government, Cairo (Egypt), Politics, Egypt, Punishment
CAIRO — The Muslim women in Marwa Adel's photographs are shadows, repressed by custom, religion, marriage and regret. While nude, the figures are obscured by sepia scrims, scrawled upon with stifling words — as if their true selves may never...
CAIRO -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived to a red-carpet welcome and a kiss on the cheek by Egypt's new Islamist leader in a historic trip to strengthen relations between the two nations after decades of estrangement and suspicion. Iran...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.CAIRO -- Thousands of Egyptians protested Friday after a week of deadly riots that have shaken President Mohamed Morsi’s grip on the nation and spurred fears that fresh unrest may lead to economic collapse. [Updated at 12:45 p.m. Feb. 1: The...
TEHRAN - More than a dozen journalists were arrested in Iran on Sunday and Monday, reportedly detained for ties to foreign Farsi-language outlets, according to Iranian media. The wave of arrests marks a new crackdown on the media in Iran, five months...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama begins his second term straining to maintain a good relationship with Egypt, an important U.S. ally whose president is a conservative Islamist walking a fine line between acting as a moderate peace broker and...
CAIRO — An Egyptian human rights groups reported this week that torture and police brutality, which helped spark a national uprising two years ago, have continued under the new Islamist-led government. Over the course of 2011 and 2012, the...
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