Lindsey Graham Is Not Worried About Donald Trump

Jeff Ihaza · 04/03/16 06:10PM

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi on Sunday to discuss, naturally, the looming possibility of a Donald Trump presidency. Graham was in Egypt as part of a Republican congressional delegation touring the Middle East, a region his party’s presidential frontrunner believes would be better served if Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi were still around. Speaking to reporters after his meeting with el-Sissi, Graham said he reassured the Egyptian president that even if Trump won the presidency, the Egyptian people have nothing to worry about.

American and Russian Officials Won't Rule Out Possibility That Terror Attack Brought Down Plane Over Sinai

Brendan O'Connor · 11/02/15 07:01PM

After Metrojet officials said Monday that the “only possible explanation” for the high-altitude break-up Saturday of a Russian jetliner over the Sinai Peninsula “could be an external impact on the airplane,” American and Russian officials attempted to dampen speculation about a possible terrorist attack, but didn’t deny the possibility, either.

Was Nefertiti Hiding in King Tut's Tomb This Whole Time? Damn.

Jay Hathaway · 10/02/15 09:38AM

It’s been close to a century since the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb at Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and no find since has matched it in public fascination and “golden splendor.” But that may be about to change, because digital scans of Tut’s tomb have revealed secret doorways that researchers think could contain the biggest discovery in Egypt since the Tomb itself: the burial site of his maybe-mother, Queen Nefertiti.

Andy Cush · 09/23/15 11:24AM

Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were among 100 people pardoned by Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi today, according to a Sisi spokesman. In 2013, the men were arrested along with a colleague on trumped-up charges of “conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood to broadcast false news.”

Three Al Jazeera Journalists Sentenced to Three Years in Prison in Egypt

Brendan O'Connor · 08/29/15 09:45AM

On Saturday, an Egyptian judge sentenced three Al Jazeera English journalists—Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste—to at least three years in prison on trumped up charges that have been the subject of much criticism since the men were arrested two years ago in December.