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Middle East and North Africa Correspondent — Wall Street Journal

@WSJ Middle East and North Africa Correspondent. Formerly a criminal justice reporter in NYC. NY Giants apologist. Instagram Instagram.com/tamerelg

Iraq Scrambles to Defend Baghdad

wsj.com — Iraq's government girded to protect the capital from advancing insurgents, as Iranian security officials said their forces had joined the battle on Baghdad's side and the U.S. weighed military assistance, including airstrikes. Iraq edged closer to all-out sectarian conflict as Kurdish forces took control of a provincial capital in the oil-rich north on Thursday and Sunni militants threatened to march on two cities revered by Shiite...

Egypt’s Sisi Calls for Unity Ahead of More Protests Over Island Deal With Saudi Arabia

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. President urges united stand against 'forces of evil' CAIRO-Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on Sunday urged citizens to stand united against "forces of evil" seeking to destabilize the country, a day before more planned protests against his ceding of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Up to 500 migrants may have drowned in Mediterranean shipwreck

marketwatch.com — CAIRO-Up to 500 migrants were feared dead after their overcrowded boat sank off Libya's coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. If the death toll is confirmed, it would be one of the deadliest shipwrecks since Europe's migrant crisis began last year.

Up to 500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks off Libyan Coast

wsj.com — CAIRO-Up to 500 migrants are feared dead after their boat sank off the Libyan coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. If the death toll is confirmed, the shipwreck would be one of the deadliest since the start of Europe's migrant crisis.​Last April, more than 800 people were killed in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean while...

Thousands Protest Egypt’s Red Sea Island Deal With Saudi Arabia

wsj.com — CAIRO-Thousands of people protested Friday against a controversial agreement that saw Egypt cede control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, despite warnings by authorities that such unrest would be met by force.

Pace University Official Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography

wsj.com — A Pace University official was arrested and charged with possessing child pornography after he allegedly set up a date with a Westchester investigator posing as someone who was interested in swapping pictures of underage children, authorities said Wednesday.

Egypt’s President Defends Saudi Island Deal

wsj.com — CAIRO-Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi sought Wednesday to quell public outrage over his decision to cede control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, saying he hadn't surrendered Egyptian territory but instead restored Saudi's rightful ownership of the land.

Saudi King’s Speech to Egypt’s Parliament Avoids Controversial Island Agreement

wsj.com — Saudi King Salman gave a rare speech to Egypt's parliament on Sunday, highlighting agreements including a $16 billion investment fund that he said heralded a new era of cooperation between the major Arab allies.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt to partner on Sinai bridge

marketwatch.com — Saudi Arabia will partner with Egypt to build a bridge connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gulf kingdom, part of a cash injection into Egypt's economy agreed upon during a visit by Saudi King Salman.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt to Partner on Bridge in Southern Sinai

wsj.com — Saudi Arabia will partner with Egypt to build a bridge connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gulf kingdom, part of a cash injection into Egypt's economy agreed upon during a visit by Saudi King Salman.
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Apr 28, 2016

Waking up to what seems like a bold but questionable choice for the Giants with Eli Apple. Wasn't he projected as a late first rounder?Waking up to what seems like a bold but questionable choice for the Giants with Eli Apple. Wasn't he projected as a late first rounder?

Apr 28, 2016

RT @wgdunlop: Iraq shuts Al-Jazeera bureau for 'instigating violence and sectarianism'; network rejects the allegations yhoo.it/1NWl7Ko@AFPJYS @AFP

Apr 28, 2016

@MatinaStevis given his stated timeline of defeating ISIS "very very quickly, so fast" the last resort doesn't appear very far off. Duos mio

Apr 28, 2016

Oh my. Is he aware ISIS is most deeply entrenched in areas with millions of innocent civilians? twitter.com/michaelhwrdsau…


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