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  • Report: Mubarak suffered heart attack during corruption questioning

    April 12, 2011 | 2:05 pm

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was taken to an intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack during questioning over corruption charges, AFP reported on Tuesday.

    The 82-year-old former president was deposed Feb. 11 after 18 days of popular protests and has been under house arrest in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for the last two months.

    He was reportedly undergoing questioning over the killing of protesters and embezzling of public funds, when he suffered heart pains and was taken to a Sharm El-Sheikh hospital.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • Egypt resumes supplying gas to Israel

    March 16, 2011 | 11:10 am

    Egypt resumed supplying Israel with natural gas after a six-week interruption.

    The gas flow resumed late Tuesday night after a fifth delay on Monday. The break in supply came after a gas line was sabotaged on Feb. 5 during the uprising in Egypt that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

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  • Israel allowing more troops in Sinai

    February 16, 2011 | 10:18 am

    Israel reportedly has agreed to allow more Egyptian troops into the Sinai, which under a 1979 peace treaty is to remain demilitarized.

    About 700 troops reportedly have been moved into the Sinai in recent days, joining the 800 that were sent in at the end of January, also with...

  • Five myths, five lessons of the Egypt uprising

    February 4, 2011 | 12:15 pm

    As the Middle East is engulfed in a series of often violent pro-democracy demonstrations and counter demonstrations, that have shattered the myth of stability in that region, there are a number of other myths which have been shattered as well, about which no one has said a word....

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  • Letter from Cairo

    February 3, 2011 | 12:07 pm

    Egypt’s internal stability is on a razor’s edge 10 days after hundreds of thousands of demonstrators began to take to the streets to speak out against rising food prices, unemployment and political unrest.  

    Major city squares in the Egyptian capital of 18 million people as well...

  • Who’s Your Mummy?

    By Tom Teicholz

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    On a day when a hot desert wind whipped through town, I found myself in a darkened chamber contemplating death and the afterlife -- not my own, for a change, but rather that of the ancient Egyptians.

    Currently the L.A. area is hosting two world-class exhibitions of ancient Egyptian...

  • Hit Biblical Jackpot at Timna’s Mines

    By Lisa Alcalay Klug

    July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    When you ascend the rose red pillars towering over the Arava desert, you hardly expect to look down upon the biblical Mishkan. But that's exactly what you'll find replicated at Israel's picturesque Timna Park just outside Eilat.

    Stretching across the desert near the Jordanian border...

  • Passion of Pesach

    By Rabbi Michael Beals

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In my junior year at UC Berkeley, I brought an Egyptian co-resident from International House named Khalid to Purim services.

    This was my gesture toward international understanding and cultural appreciation between Muslim and Jew. What a disaster!

    As my co-religionists carryied on...

  • Egypt Displays Split Personality on Israel

    By Leslie Susser

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Israeli leaders were heartened in late December, when Egypt's foreign minister announced that he would come to Jerusalem for talks on promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace.

    At the same time, however, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was moving in Cairo to galvanize international...

  • Moses: A Life

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    If Jonathan Kirsch's purpose in writing "Moses: A Life," was to offer the reader a mightily researched, comprehensive chronicle of midrashic, scholarly, secular, Christian and even some Muslim commentaries about Moses and the events immediately surrounding his life as told in the...
  • The Human Element of Diplomacy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 7, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    The all-night sessions, heated confrontations and threats of walkouts that marked the recent Wye Accord negotiations had their parallel 20 years ago, when the Camp David Agreement lay the groundwork for the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty.

    Back then, as now, the personalities and human...

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