A Queens man held in prison in Egypt for almost five months is back on U.S. soil.
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.
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.
On the heels of Gilad Shalit returning home after spending five years in a Hamas prison, a second Israeli prisoner swap was being negotiated on Tuesday, one that hits real close to home.
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.
Logan said she feared she would die a “torturous death” during a sexual assault and beating she suffered at the hands of a violent mob in Egypt’s Tahrir Square
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls this year’s confluence of Passover and Holy Week providential, saying it creates “a magnificent atmosphere.”
Add to the four questions a fifth. Is grain-like and gluten-free quinoa Kosher for Passover?
The current average price for regular gasoline in the Tri-State Area is about $3.27. The unrest in Libya could drive that even higher.
NYU Fellow and journalist Nir Rosen resigns following a series of insensitive Tweets regarding the sexual assault of CBS News Correspondent Lara Logan in Egypt.
The last few days have opened our eyes to revolution in the Middle East through the lenses of locals, shocked us with a deeply disturbing series of stabbings and had us reflecting on the actual words in our national anthem.
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.
Along Steinway Street in Astoria’s “Little Egypt”, folks were furious over Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s refusal to resign.
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.
The crisis in Egypt continues without signs of letting up until leadership changes, but what will that look like and what does its future hold?