Latest from Tamer El-Ghobashy

Graffiti, glass and tear gas: Scenes of defiance from protesters in Hong Kong

After shattering windows and forcing open metal shutters protecting the building, protesters stormed into the legislature of the semiautonomous territory in an unprecedented act of civil disobedience.
  • Jul 1, 2019

How scammers used a silicone mask and Skype to impersonate a French minister and steal $90 million

The caper netted some $90 million that the conmen said was for the release of French hostages.
  • Jun 20, 2019

Hong Kong’s protests are about more than an extradition law. Here’s why.

What is the law and why is China pushing for it?
  • Jun 12, 2019

Iranians are more worried about their battered economy than a war with the U.S.

They say they are already living in a war economy because of severe U.S. sanctions.
  • May 31, 2019

Faced with relentless American pressure, Iran starts to hit back

Tehran is seeking to exact a cost for U.S. sanctions that have battered its economy, but it wants to avoid all-out war.
  • May 22, 2019

Rocket lands near U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

The rocket fell harmlessly but was seen as a warning shot to the United States amid escalating tensions with Iran.
  • May 19, 2019

Iran announces it will stop complying with parts of landmark nuclear deal

Iran set a 60-day deadline for new terms to the nuclear accord amid a looming confrontation with United States.
  • May 8, 2019

Escalating Syrian and Russian airstrikes in rebel-held Idlib stoke fears of a final showdown

The bombardment has killed about 100 civilians and driven tens of thousands from their homes.
  • May 6, 2019

For religious minorities targeted by ISIS, new schools and clinics. But where are the people?

Despite nearly $300 million in U.S. assistance, many Christians and Yazidis see little future in Iraq.
  • Mar 31, 2019