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LA Native Jeremy Hodge Released From Custody In Egypt

Los Angeles native Jeremy Hodge has been released from custody in Egypt, it was reported Sunday.

01/26/2014

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Publisher Apologizes For Children’s Book That Omits Israel In Map Of Middle East

Educational publishing company Scholastic announced Wednesday that it will cease shipments of a popular children’s book that omits Israel on a map of the Middle East.

CBS Los Angeles–11/13/2013

South Africa's Orlando Pirates footballers Luyanda Lennox Bacela (L) and his teammate Collins Mbesuma (C) react following Ahly's second goald during the African Champions League second leg final in Cairo, on November 10, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Soccer Fans, Police Clash In Cairo Before Game

Police used tear gas to disperse rock-throwing fans outside the stadium before the African Champions League final Sunday, an outburst that has heightened fears for an upcoming World Cup playoff between Egypt and Ghana.

11/10/2013

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SoCal Gas Prices Lowest In Months Despite Egypt Unrest

Gasoline prices in Southern California are plunging to their lowest in months despite the ongoing civil unrest in Egypt.

08/16/2013

Mustafa Toby Eck is keeping a close eye on violence in Egypt. (credit: CBS)

Local Egyptian-American Man Keeps Eye On Violence A World Away

A local Egyptian-American man — a documentary filmmaker by trade — is keeping a close eye on the deadly violence rocking Egypt.

08/14/2013

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UC Students Hoping To Study Abroad In Egypt Will Have To Wait

University of California system students who were hoping to study abroad in Egypt this fall will have to wait awhile because of political unrest in the Middle East.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

A screenshot from the YouTube movie 'Innocence of Muslims' by filmmaker Mark Basseley Youssef.

Youssef, 6 Others Sentenced To Death In Absentia For ‘Innocence Of Muslims’

An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven Coptic Christians to death in absentia for making the anti-Islam film, The Innocence of Muslims, which was filmed here in Southern California.

CBS Los Angeles–11/28/2012

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Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Week

Last week Romney had yet another gaffe and error filled week. Week after week Romney and his campaign can’t get it together.

09/17/2012

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Cerritos Neighbors React After Anti-Islam Filmmaker Identified

A Cerritos home believed to belong to the producer of an anti-Islam movie credited for provoking attacks on U.S. embassies by Muslim extremists was the focus of international attention on Monday.

09/13/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama Is Misguided And Ignores The Facts

In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.

09/13/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Comments On Embassy Attacks Show He Isn’t Ready To Be President

There are moments like the tragedy that unfolded in Egypt and Libya that test candidates. The element of surprise often illuminates a candidate’s ability to inspire and to lead.

09/12/2012

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