Midnight in Cairo on the last day of August. In the Revolutionary Command Council headquarters in ex-King Farouk's old pleasure house on the Nile, a phone rings
“I have to close my restaurant when it gets dark,” complains Ahmad al-Dursi, 43, the owner of a small hamburger joint in Benghazi, the capital of what is called Free Libya.
When President Barack Obama flew to Cairo two years ago to deliver a speech designed to start an American conversation with the Muslim world, it seemed an almost revolutionary act and the enthusiasm of his reception was in sharp contrast with the Arab world’s widespread hostility towards President George W.
“Who do you say that I am?” When Jesus posed this question to his disciples in Matthew’s Gospel, Peter emphatically and faithfully replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And what might the answer be today?
The image of seven corpses of young men and women who had been tortured, murdered and dumped in a car was depressingly familiar in drug war torn Mexico. But unlike thousands of other killings, one victim of last week’s multiple homicide in the spa town Cuernavaca had a well-known father and his grief gained national attention.
The certificate was only one of several that emerged from the prestigious Salon du Chocolat in Paris, the annual summit of the world’s master chocolatiers. But it may be enough to start a revolution in Peru
An Iranian-American man has been sentenced to 15 years in an Iranian prison for his role in protests after the disputed presidential election in June, a U.S. State Department spokesman said Tuesday
It is midday and Geoff Lawton is hard at work at Zaytuna Farms in New South Wales, Australia. But the real work, he says, is going on inside the center of the compost.
Iran tested a missile-launching system and two types of missiles Sunday, the state-run Press TV said without offering details.
Thousands gathered in the Cuban capital on Sunday to pay their respects to one of Cuba’s few remaining original revolutionaries, Juan Almeida, who according to state media died of a heart attack Friday evening.