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Cairo, left, and Cleopatra were rescued from Egypt and brought to New Jersey.

Refugee Puppies From Egypt Looking For New Homes In U.S.

Two dogs from Egypt are in need of a good home here.

10/29/2013

A demonstrator holds an "Anti Coup" sign outside of the Egyptian Mission to the UN on Friday Aug 16, 2013. (Credit CBS 2)

Demonstrators Rally Outside Of Egyptian Mission As Clashes Fuel Worldwide Outrage

In Long Island City parishioners of a Coptic Christian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the violent clashes.

08/16/2013

Egyptair Diverted Flight

EgyptAir Passengers Arrive At JFK After Threatening Note Caused Emergency Landing

The EgyptAir jet – which was supposed to be a nonstop flight to JFK Saturday – had to land on a remote section of the tarmac at Prestwick Airport in Glasgow, Scotland.

06/16/2013

Egyptair Diverted Flight

JFK-Bound Flight Diverted After Threatening Letter Found On Board

A passenger jet from Cairo to New York was diverted to the United Kingdom Saturday, after a threatening message was found onboard.

06/15/2013

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

In this handout image provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO), US-Israeli citizen Ilan Grapel, 27, is greeted by his mother Irene after he was freed by Egypt as part of an exchange deal, at Ben Gurion airport, October 27, 2011 in Tel Aviv, Israel. (credit: GPO via Getty Images)

Queens Law Student Ilan Grapel Freed By Egypt After Being Held On Spying Charges

Grapel, a 27-year-old law student accused of spying in Egypt, had a dramatic reunion with his family in Israel after another prisoner swap.

10/27/2011

Ilan Grapel (file / credit: Facebook)

Egypt To Free Jailed U.S.-Israeli Citizen Ilan Grapel From Queens

A law student from Queens being held as a spy in Egypt will soon be released as part of another deal involving Israel to swap prisoners. After four months of worry, Daniel Grapel’s wish is finally coming true.

10/24/2011

Jury Finds Terror Suspect Who Grew Up In Brooklyn Guilty

Jurors had heard testimony from a friend of Kaziu who grew up with him in Brooklyn. He told them they traveled together to Cairo in 2009 with plans to try to join Muslim militants and take up arms against U.S. troops.

07/08/2011

Ilan Grapel (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Man Arrested In Egypt & Accused Of Being An Israeli Spy

The family of Ilan Grapel was able to speak with the 27-year-old man on Sunday and said he told them he was being treated well. Meanwhile, the State Department indicated that its ability in the case was limited.

06/13/2011

Egyptian-Americans on Steinway Street in Astoria react to Mubarak's resignation (Photo/Al Jones)

Egyptian President Mubarak Out; Cheers From Cairo To NYC

Egyptian-Americans in the Tri-State area are breathing a sigh of relief. On the 18th day of protests in Cairo, the watching and waiting is finally over.

02/11/2011

(credit: Monica Miller)

Astoria’s ‘Little Egypt’ Stunned By Mubarak’s Move

Along Steinway Street in Astoria’s “Little Egypt”, folks were furious over Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s refusal to resign.

02/10/2011

Hundreds of people protest against the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Times Square on February 04, 2011. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

150 Rally Near U.N. And Declare ‘Egypt Will Be Free’

There was a legitimate feeling of optimism among those who braved the rain and cold after high-profile figures in Egypt’s ruling party resigned Saturday.

02/05/2011

A crowd gathers in Tahrir Square - Cairo, Egypt - Feb 4, 2011 - Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Westchester Student En Route Home From Egypt

With her son at the American University in Cairo and no way to communicate with him, Lucy Kourides was beside herself.

02/04/2011

Alexandra Woodhouse is seen with her family - Great Neck, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Student Makes It Home From Egypt To Long Island

Alexandra Woodhouse was basically a prisoner in her own home as the violence in Cairo prevented her from leaving her apartment.

02/03/2011

An EgyptAir worker attempts to manage a huge crowd of people looking for flights out of Egypt at Cairo International Airport. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Relieved Passengers Arrive At JFK Airport From Egypt

The first commercial flight to land in the United States from Egypt since anti-government protests erupted there arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport Monday night.

01/31/2011

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