Egypt’s president scrapped a decree that gave him extra powers and ignited violent protests, but irate opponents said on Sunday he had deepened the conflict by pressing on with a vote on a constitution shaped by Islamists. President Mohamed Mursi and his Islamist partisans have insisted the referendum should go ahead on Dec. 15 to […]
The White House says President Barack Obama has called Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to express “deep concern” about the deaths and injuries of protesters in Egypt. A White House statement says the president told Morsi that he and other political leaders in Egypt must make clear to their supporters that violence is unacceptable.
The United States was behind Europe’s condemnation of Israel for approving thousands of housing units in Jerusalem and the West Bank, an Israeli official said. “The European move is essentially an American move. The Brits asked the Americans how to act,” an unnamed Israeli official with close ties to the U.S. administration told
US President Barack Obama has given Syria’s regime a stark warning that any use of chemical weapons would be a “tragic mistake” for which“there will be consequences and you will be held accountable”. What has triggered the latest expressions of US concern?
President Obama gave a sharp warning Monday to Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian dictator who is fighting a rebellion by his own people.
Four days after the polls closed, Florida has announced that President Barack Obama won the state’s 29 electoral votes. As the AP writes: “That gives the president a total of 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney’s 206.
World leaders on Wednesday hailed President Barack Obama’s sweeping re-election, with allies pledging to deepen cooperation with the United States on fighting the world economic slump and maintaining security across the globe. Congratulations poured in from across the world, including fellow UN Security Council members
The top three Lebanese leaders congratulated on Wednesday president Barack Obama on his re election for another four years as the U.S. president. President Michel Suleiman, said in a cable to Obama:
Dreading the thought of another Florida 2000 – “hanging chads” anyone? – battalions of Republican and Democratic lawyers have fanned out across the country, prepared to do battle over every last polling place, every vote if necessary.
Colin L. Powell, the former Republican secretary of state and retired four-star general, endorsed President Obama’s bid for reelection Thursday and said he was concerned that Mitt Romney was ‘‘a moving target’’ on foreign policy. In an interview on ‘‘CBS This Morning,’’ Powell also said he was ‘‘more comfortable’’ with the president’s views on