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Opinion: Bachmann’s Muslim Brotherhood Concerns In Obama Administration Shouldn’t Be Silenced

Don’t drop last week’s controversial headlines regarding U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other GOP House members who said that President Barack Obama’s administration has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood so fast.

07/30/2012

Egyptians celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square (Photo credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Supports Egypt’s President-elect Mohammed Morsi

President Barack Obama called Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s president-elect, to congratulate him on winning the historic democratic election.

06/26/2012

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American Students Abroad Told To Avoid Protests

Every year American colleges and universities send more than 270,000 students to study abroad and more of them are choosing unconventional destinations, which in places like Egypt can entice students to ignore well-meaning warnings from back home and plunge into the political upheaval in the streets.

11/30/2011

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Lara Logan On 60 Minutes

Regular listeners know we’re big fans of “60 Minutes” here at The Show. And it should be another riveting episode coming up on Sunday as Lara Logan sits down to recount the events surrounding her horrible attack as she reported from Egypt. We’ve got a link to a preview.

04/29/2011

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King Tut Walks Tall In St. Paul

It’s the largest exhibit ever at the Science Museum of Minnesota!

02/18/2011

King Tut

King Tut Exhibit Opens At Science Museum

Visitors to the Science Museum of Minnesota are getting a glimpse into the life of Egyptian royalty at the King Tut exhibit that is now open.

02/18/2011

Ahmed El Shourbagy

A Local Man’s Connection To Egypt’s Historic Revolution

For 18 long days, Ahmed El Shourbagy’s laptop has been the only link to the land he loves. It’s where his family doesn’t seem so far away. The 24-year-old northeast Minneapolis man moved to the Twin Cities from Egypt when he was nine, but his mother, father and sister recently moved back to Cairo.

02/11/2011

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Anderson Cooper On Letterman

Anderson Cooper described his harrowing trip to Egypt on Letterman last night, including an anecdote about why you don’t want your Arabic to be rusty in that situation. Check out the video.

02/10/2011

Hosni Mubarak

Report: Mubarak Quits Egypt’s Ruling Party, Still President

State TV reports that President Hosni Mubarak has resigned from Egypt’s ruling party.

02/05/2011

Comedian Stephen Colbert appeared on Capitol Hill to testify about immigration policy and his brief work as a day laborer. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Colbert Uses Cat To Decide Egypt’s Fate

Enough with elephants picking the winner of the Bowl… Stephen Colbert brings you a cat picking the future of Egypt’s government!

02/03/2011

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Minnesota Professor Sheds Light On Egypt Crisis

The whole world’s attention is on Egypt where reformers have been calling for an end to almost three decades of rule by President Hosni Mubarak.

02/02/2011

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Minnesotans Relieved To Be Back Home From Egypt

Some Minnesotans are relieved to be back home from Egypt. With Internet and cell phones shut down for part of the weekend, it was difficult to communicate with loved ones back home. And it was even worse trying to get flights out.

01/31/2011

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Twin Cities Mom Says Son Is Stuck In Egypt

The State Department has announced plans to use chartered planes to fly thousands of U.S. citizens from Egypt to Europe. It will take several flights over the coming days to handle the number of Americans who want to leave that country.

01/30/2011

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Rally At Minn. Capitol Supports Egypt Protests

With protests raging, Egypt’s president named his intelligence chief as his first-ever vice president on Saturday, setting the stage for a successor as chaos engulfed the capital. Soldiers stood by — a few even joining the demonstrators — and the death toll from five days of anti-government fury rose sharply to 74.

01/29/2011

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In Minnesota, Support For Cairo Protesters

Massive protests involving tens-of-thousands of people happened again Friday across Egypt, despite a tough government effort to stop them.

01/28/2011

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