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Egypt Basks in World Support at Investor Conference

Egypt’s president claimed broad support from the international community for his vision of the future on Sunday, in a boisterous speech to an investor conference that saw billions pledged to boost an economy left battered by four years of turmoil following a popular uprising. A jubilant Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi acknowledged Egypt’s road to recovery will be long and costly, but described ...

Kerry says U.S. must negotiate with Assad

In a stunning reversal of policy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that Washington will have to negotiate with Syrian President Bashar Assad for a political transition in Syria and is exploring ways to pressure him into agreeing to talks. Kerry, who made the comments during an interview with CBS News in Egypt, did not repeat the standard ...

Future-Hezbollah dialogue up in the air following diatribes

The fate of the 3-month-old dialogue between the Future Movement and Hezbollah hung up in the air Sunday as the two sides engaged in fresh diatribes, putting a new round of talks set for this week in jeopardy. MP Mohammad Raad, head of Hezbollah’s bloc in Parliament, Sunday implicitly struck back at former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, a day after ...

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