A prominent and powerful man is embarrassed when private comments made behind closed doors are leaked to the media, causing a storm of criticism. There are calls for his removal by people who find his remarks utterly unacceptable and contemptible.
CAIRO | Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque Saturday after a heavy exchange of gunfire with armed men shooting down from a minaret, rounding up hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president who had sought refuge there overnight after violent clashes killed 173 people.
The solitude on the lakes this Fourth of July was eerie. Nary a rocket’s red glare or mortar exploding in air.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | When soccer riots broke out in Egypt in February, Bob Bradley did not hesitate to speak out despite having only just arrived as the new coach of the national team.
When 79 people died two weeks ago as a result of clashes following a soccer match in Egypt, people around the world were shocked and dismayed. Many might have wondered how could this happen, since soccer is a game based on teamwork and trust, allowing some of the world's best athletes to compete.
When President Barack Obama visited Indianapolis on May 6, state Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, said she wants the president to visit Gary. After Thursday's speech on the Middle East, I started wondering what he would say about Northwest Indiana.
As Americans, many of us take our freedoms for granted. Freedom should be an inalienable right for everyone who lives in our world, but what should be is not always the case. We are surrounded by injustices, but the only way to bring about change is if each us takes the initiative to speak out.
MICHIGAN CITY | These can be difficult times for people of Middle East descent in a nation caught up in the paranoia over Arab terrorism, but Egyptian-born Hesham Khalil said he has not experienced any of that.
MICHIGAN CITY | The night Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned, Hesham Khalil jumped up and down on his bed, clapped his hands and cried for joy.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture may be predicting record corn yields with record prices, but local grain farmers are not counting on it.
CAIRO | Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced he is handing his powers over to his vice president, Omar Suleiman, and ordered constitutional amendments.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak looks on during his meeting with Emirates foreign minister, not pictured, at the Presidential palace Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Cairo, Egypt. The meeting is the first show for Mubarak in front of international media following the Jan. 28, countrywide protests.
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