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The White House plans to transfer more inmates out of the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba before Donald Trump is inaugurated as president on January 20.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting Barack Obama in Berlin for the last time in his presidency.
Donald Trump believes that he is smart for paying no taxes, given that his business has been compliant with the tax codes. Recently, the debate about how to manage corporate tax loopholes has been on the rise, and many companies, such as Apple, came under fire. But the responsibility of addressing any backdoors in …
In a much-anticipated report, the US has revealed the number of people – including civilians – killed in drone strikes. The report, however, is unlikely to quash criticism.
Puerto Rico has suspended all payments on its multi-billion dollar debt after US President Barack Obama signed a law creating a federal oversight board to negotiate the restructuring of the island’s arrears.
EU officials have called for the UK to start the exit process “as soon as possible” after voters decided to leave the bloc. But the US president said their decision speaks to the “challenges raised by globalization.”
Barack Obama has become the first sitting US president to tour the city that was the site of the world’s first atomic bombing – an unprecedented step welcomed by the Japanese people. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
During his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, Barack Obama pulled out all the comedic stops. He finished his speech with “a mic drop” and the words “Obama out.”
Letter calling for the release of 6 April founder carries signatures of prominent figures, including Noam Chomsky
Activist has been on hunger strike for 360 days to protest his detention
Military might alone won’t defeat Islamic State and its ilk. The US needs to promote economic empowerment
International electricity companies visiting Cairo next week to invest in solar energy
Extremist group congratulates militants in Egypt for ‘their blessed operations in Sinai’
Challenges confronting Arab region exceed security measures taken, says Arab League head El-Araby
US is striving to expand its influence in Africa, Egypt heads project to develop its African interests, strategic expert says
Petition to release Sultan, Al-Shamy sent to National Council for Human Rights
Obama is now consumed by Russia’s incursion into Ukraine, which is developing into the biggest transatlantic crisis since the end of the Cold War.
The United Nations warned Friday that more than 2,700 refugees had poured across the Lebanese border as the Syrian army carries out an offensive in the Qalamun mountains and heads towards the opposition-held town of Yabrud.
Daily News Egypt interviews Ahmed Ezz’s lawyer
The World Economic Forum, which organises the Davos talkfest, warned last week that the growing gulf between the rich and the poor represents the biggest global risk in 2014.
A Pew Research Center report indicates that most Americans think cutting military aid to Egypt should be used to pressure Egyptian government
US President condemns steps taken by interim government
Burns is first US official to visit Egypt since removal of Morsi
A spokesman for Netanyahu said the decision was to take effect “immediately”.
Kerry said the move represented ‘a good-faith effort to spur reform and help the Egyptian people at this difficult time’
The foreign military financing scheme is part of the Camp David Accords, which brought an end to hostilities between Egypt and Israel in 1979
The whole world is watching as Egypt struggles to define itself politically and legally
US aid to Egypt could be in jeopardy
Clinton: “America’s commitment to Israel’s security is rock solid and unwavering”
Members of the House hold no confirmation power over presidential nomination