JERUSALEM — An Egyptian columnist has written a column praising Jewish achievement in science and technology and condemning the violence, extremism, and ignorance in Muslim countries.
Bassem Youssef, host of “The Program,” a television show similar to “The Daily Show,” was arrested over the weekend, Deadline reported.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated government recently allowed members of the Brotherhood and hardline jihadists to join Egypt’s military academy for the first time as part of what U.S. officials say is a covert effort to impose Islamist rule in the key Middle East state.
A prominent Egyptian cleric has declared that U.S. aid to Egypt is a mandatory tribute that America must pay to honor the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian revolution.
An anti-Israel hacking collective affiliated with Anonymous has initiated a widespread cyber attack against the Jewish state, penetrating websites affiliated with the Mossad security service and a slew of related entities.
Democrats are more sympathetic toward Cuba, China, and Egypt, while Republicans are fonder of Israel, according to a new Gallup poll.
The United States Embassy in Cairo will be closed this Sunday as Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Egypt for a series of high-level meetings as part of his first overseas tour.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will visit Egypt next month.
China is covertly working with North Koreans to modernize Egypt’s short-range missile systems, raising new concerns among United States intelligence officials about the arms programs of the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated government in Egypt.