Islamists must accept transition plan before talks: Egypt minister

Nov 17, 2013

Islamists must accept transition plan before talks: Egypt minister

An Egyptian minister on Sunday ruled out accepting an Islamist offer for dialogue until the Muslim Brotherhood recognizes the government’s transition plan and renounces violence. Social solidarity minister Ahmed al-Borei said the Brotherhood must also accept Islamist President Mohammed Morsi’s overthrow was a “revolution.” ...

Jan 23, 2013

The mess in Mali

French President Francois Hollande has sent French forces to stop an Islamic insurgency from taking over the West African nation of Mali. It is a bold step for Mr. Hollande, who faces rising discontent at home as well as fear that the intervention could ...