01/06/2014 10:50amEgypt's Foreign Ministry has summoned Iran's top diplomat in the country to express its "total condemnation" of comments he and other Iranian officials made recently about the surge of violence here.
01/06/2014 11:29amIn Iran, free condoms and government-backed vasectomies are out, replaced by sermons praising larger families and discussions of even offering gold coins to the families of newborns.
01/06/2014 12:04pmAfter a bombing hit a security headquarters in Egypt's Nile Delta, calls flooded into a hotline run by security agencies as people reported suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood in their neighborhoods. In the weeks that followed, hotline numbers have run in a scroll on the bottom of many TV news broadcasts.
01/06/2014 2:36pmMillions of Egyptian Christians thronged churches across this mainly Muslim nation for Christmas Mass, held Monday amid unusually tight security but with congregations filled with hope ahead of a key vote on a new constitution that enshrines equality and criminalizes discrimination.