The Coptic Pope goes to Jerusalem

12:16 PM, Nov 27, 2015

In a move that has sent shockwaves throughout Egypt, the Coptic Pope, Tawadros II, travelled to Jerusalem Thursday at the head of a distinguished delegation of bishops from the Coptic Church. The short flight from Cairo to Tel Aviv can be measured in minutes; the psychological distance stretches back decades.

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Michelle Obama and John Kerry to Honor Anti-Semite and 9/11 Fan

4:33 PM, Mar 06, 2013

On Friday March 8, Michelle Obama will join John Kerry at a special ceremony at the State Department to present ten women the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. The award, says the press release, is given to “women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights and empowerment, often at great personal risk.”

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‘One Nation for New Holocaust’

2:44 PM, Oct 04, 2011

Many observers were quick to draw an analogy between the storming of the Israeli embassy in Cairo three weeks ago and the 1979 takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran.

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What Makes an Egyptian Liberal a Liberal?

4:01 PM, Jul 15, 2011

Consider these two quotations, both of which are provided by members of the Egyptian intelligentsia: “The Holocaust is a lie,” and “The victory of the Zionist ideal is also the victory of my ideal.”

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