Egypt

Common Dreams staff
A Russian passenger airliner with 224 hundred on board has crashed in Egypt on Saturday with early reports indicating no survivors. Tweets about russian plane Adel Mahgoub, chairman of the state company that runs Egypt's civilian airports, has said that all 217 passengers and the seven crew members were all Russian citizens. Later reports indicate...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Freed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy on Tuesday accused Prime Minister...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Fahmy, Mohamed, and colleague Peter Greste, were imprisoned in Cairo in December 2013 under accusations of aiding the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, among other charges stemming from their coverage of the Arab Spring uprising in 2011. (Photo: AP file)
Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were among the 100...

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Egypt's grotesque sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to years in prison for doing their job is sparking well-earned outrage, with their boss declaring the decision "defies logic, sense and any semblance of justice.” Hopefully, outrage will likewise greet the news that, the day before, John Kerry was in Egypt assuring al-Sisi the U.S. will be sending Apache helicopters "very, very soon" to add to the $600 million of weaponry we've already sent, now that our two freedom-loving countries...