Articles by Maya Shwayder
- In Egypt, Christians Clash With Muslims
April 07 2013 1:31 PM
At least five people have been killed in cities just north of Cairo during violent outbreaks between Muslims and Coptic Christians.
- Kansas Vs. North Dakota: Who's More Anti-Abortion?
April 07 2013 1:06 PM
How does Kansas' "personhood" bill, passed by the Legislature Friday, stack up against North Dakota's anti-abortion law?
- Kerry To Turkey: Please Be Friends With Israel
April 07 2013 10:54 AM
John Kerry is back in the Middle East, trying to restore ties between Israel and Turkey.
- Hillary Clinton Behaves (Almost) Like A 2016 Candidate
April 05 2013 4:19 PM
With rousing tones and campaignlike prose, Hillary Clinton brought the audience at the Women in the World Summit in New York to its feet.
- Anonymous To Launch DDoS Attack On Israel
April 04 2013 6:06 PM
Anonymous is planning what will probably be a DDoS attack against several major Israeli websites on International Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Where The Landmines Are
April 04 2013 4:59 PM
There are still millions of unexploded landmines from historical wars all over the world, the U.N. says.
- Understanding Iran’s Nukes Ahead Of The Next Talks
April 04 2013 12:02 PM
Iran's nuclear development and the country's refusal to back down from the program boils down to one word: Khamenei.
- Twitter War Flares Between US Embassy And Egypt's President
April 03 2013 2:52 PM
Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef was arrested in Egypt this week. Jon Stewart talked about it, and Twitter subsequently exploded.
- Spanish Princess First Royal To Appear In Court, On Corruption Charges
April 03 2013 10:12 AM
Spanish Princess Cristina, the youngest daughter of the king and queen, must appear in court as part of a corruption case against her husband.
- Can The US Take North Korea Down From The Inside?
April 03 2013 5:18 AM
After the alleged N. Korean cyberattacks on S. Korea, why couldn't the U.S. step up and hack the N. Koreans? For many, many reasons.
- Ancient Damascus Synagogue Damaged In War
April 02 2013 3:58 PM
The 2,000-year-old Jobar Synagogue has been collateral damage in the ongoing fights between Syrian government and rebel forces.
- Hamas Passes School Segregation Into Law
April 02 2013 1:38 PM
The Hamas-run government in Gaza on Monday passed a law that codifies what most schools already enforce: segregation by gender for schoolchildren.
- Hillary Clinton: Still Not Running?
April 01 2013 10:19 AM
The former U.S. secretary of state is scheduled to give her first paid speech in Dallas, to an apartment-rental advocacy group.
- Bulgaria Claims Hezbollah Behind 2012 Bombing
March 30 2013 11:52 AM
Bulgaria will not pressure the EU to classify Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, despite its findings.
- Putin: The KGB Told Me It's Not Nice To Eavesdrop
March 30 2013 10:29 AM
Russia's president, who spent 16 years as a KGB officer, joked on Friday that he "doesn't eavesdrop anymore."
- Iran's Western Presidential Candidate: Can Web-Savvy Reformer Make It?
March 29 2013 11:55 PM
Hooshang Amirahmadi is Western-educated, speaks fluent English, has liberal ideas, and wants to be the next president of Iran. It won't be easy.
- 240,000 Pakistani Children At Risk For Polio
March 29 2013 3:09 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani children are at risk for contracting polio after the Taliban threatened local health workers.
- Surprise! Russia's Black Sea Fleet Has Early Morning Mass Drills
March 28 2013 4:27 PM
President Putin ordered massive military drills at 4 a.m. Moscow time in the Black Sea on Thursday, sending a signal to the West that Russia's not going anywhere.
- Egypt’s Appalling Economy: Libya To The Rescue?
March 28 2013 5:54 AM
Egypt's economy is still in trouble. Is Libya coming to the rescue?
- Saudi Arabia Beheads 28th Person This Year, Then Crucifies Him
March 27 2013 3:33 PM
A Yemeni man was beheaded and then his body crucified in the south of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday