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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

Father Rafael  leads a Coptic Christian church in Bayonne, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Coptic Christians In New Jersey ‘Praying’ For Egypt

New Jersey has the largest population of Coptic Christians in the United States.

08/21/2013

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

U.S. Embassies closed on Sunday. (credit: CBS 2)

International Travelers Urged To Take Precautions Amid Terror Warning

CBS News has learned that U.S. intelligence suggests that al Qaeda or one of its affiliates has a major plot under way. What they don’t know is the date, time or exact target.

08/04/2013

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Gas Prices Spike In Tri-State Area, Experts Say, Due To Unrest In Egypt

If it seems like you’re shelling out more for gas in the past few days that’s because you are. Gas prices have gone up more than a dime this month.

07/15/2013

Former New York Governor David Paterson (file / credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

David Paterson ‘Stunned’ By Eliot Spitzer’s Run For New York City Comptroller

Former New York Gov. David Paterson said he was in “stunned disbelief” when he learned that his old boss, Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, had entered the race for New York City comptroller.

07/11/2013

Sen. Chuck Schumer (credit: CBS 2)

Schumer: Morsi Was Bad For Egypt

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Monday that ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was bad for the country, as a day of unrest erupted in Cairo.

07/08/2013

Egyptian Presidential Ouster

Many Egyptian New Yorkers Glad To See President Morsi Go

Some Egyptians in New York were none too sorry Wednesday to see President Mohammed Morsi removed from office.

07/03/2013

A Palestinian man gets ready to throw a stone towards Israeli border police (unseen) in the West Bank city of Hebron on November 21, 2012 (Photo credit: HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gaza Cease-Fire Agreement Reached Between Israel, Hamas

Celebrations erupted in the streets of Gaza on Wednesday, moments after a cease-fire was announced. The agreement gave Egypt the responsibility of guaranteeing the peace.

11/21/2012

Rocket Hits Building In Southern Israel (credit: CBS 2)

Palestinian Supporters Hold Anti-Israel Demonstration In Times Square

The Israeli military is poised for an invasion near the Gaza border, with 75,000 reservists on standby. On Sunday, Israel vowed to expand its offensive and assassinate Hamas leaders.

11/18/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

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

United Nations General Assembly Chamber - New York, NY (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.

09/19/2012

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

U.S. Embassy

Anti-American Violence, Protests Spread From Asia To Africa

With violent protests sweeping through some 20 countries, it was a grim President Obama who went to Andrews Air Force Base to accept the remains of former Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other Americans.

09/14/2012

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