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Leading Egyptian Presidential Candidate Says He Warned Mubarak About Democracy Movement

CERNOBBIO, Italy (AP) — Amr Moussa, a leading candidate for the presidency of Egypt, said Friday that he had warned Hosni Mubarak days before his fall to call off security forces who attacked demonstrators but was ignored by an authoritarian ruler who seemed convinced he could ride out the popular uprising. In an interview with […]

September 2, 2011

U.S. Embassy in Syria Attacked

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government supporters smashed windows at the U.S. Embassy in Damascus on Monday, raised a Syrian flag and scrawled graffiti calling the American ambassador a “dog” in anger over the envoy’s visit last week to an opposition stronghold, witnesses said. French Embassy security guards in the capital fired in the air to […]

July 11, 2011