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SitRep: EgyptAir Wreckage Found; NATO Debates Libya Ops

Russia mad at NATO, again; more Libya operations; and lots more


Flight 804: Slipping Through the Cracks

Airports are supposed to be some of the most secure places on earth. If an Egyptian airliner was brought down by terrorists after leaving Paris, authorities will face the grim reality that they aren’t safe enough.


Live Blog: EgyptAir Flight Disappears Over Mediterranean

Follow FP's coverage throughout the day for live updates about the EgyptAir crash.


Cambridge Researchers Find World’s Youngest Mummy

A CT scan on an old artifact revealed the remains of a tiny mummified fetus.


How to Defeat Extremism Without Becoming Egypt’s Microserf

As Cairo enlists Microsoft’s help in curbing terrorism, experts say the tech giant must avoid being a prop for Egypt’s crackdown on free expression.


Tom and Jerry, Terrorists of the Cartoon World

An Egyptian media official says the beloved children's show "Tom and Jerry" has given rise to violent extremism.


Inside Saudi Arabia’s Push to Silence Criticism of Its Brutal War in Yemen

Behind the scenes at the U.N., Riyadh and its friends are blocking resolutions and killing human rights investigations.


The New Strongman of the U.N. Security Council

From Burundi to Syria, the lone Arab member of the U.N. Security Council is sparking concerns that it’s working to weaken international human rights norms.


Sisi Is Too Scared of His Own Police to Care That Italy Recalled Its Ambassador

Egypt lost a close ally when Italy's envoy to Cairo was recalled Friday, but Sisi is busy prioritizing internal affairs.

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