Peacekeeper named temporary head of U.S. embassy in Cairo

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The head of an international peacekeeping force has been named temporary charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, the State Department said Friday.
New cabinet sworn in by Egypt's interim government

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CAIRO, July 16 (UPI) -- Interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour swore in a new cabinet in Cairo Tuesday, led by Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi.
Obama's mess in Egypt

Obama's mess in Egypt

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 5 (UPI) -- Recent events in Egypt put U.S. President Barack Obama in a tough spot, even if not as difficult as that of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Egypt-U.S. war games to go on as scheduled

CAIRO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Egyptian military officials said a joint training exercise with U.S. troops will proceed despite Egypt's ongoing political strife.
Anti-U.S. sentiment a concern in Egypt

Anti-U.S. sentiment a concern in Egypt

CAIRO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department expressed concern about reports that foreigners, including U.S. citizens, are being questioned about why they're in Egypt.

Leaks reveal U.S. forces in Pakistan units

KARACHI, Pakistan, May 21 (UPI) -- U.S. forces have been embedded with Pakistani units, diplomatic cables published Saturday reveal.
Goodwill links U.S., Pakistan, envoy says

Goodwill links U.S., Pakistan, envoy says

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Islamabad viewed a joint strategic dialogue with their Washington counterparts as an important step in bilateral ties, U.S. diplomats said.

Reports fan Pakistan anti-U.S. sentiment

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A new wave of anti-American sentiment in Pakistan apparently has been fanned by reports of a U.S. military buildup and embassy "spy houses," officials say.
Saget starring in new comedy series

Saget starring in new comedy series

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Bob Saget and Cynthia Stevenson have signed on to star in a new half-hour comedy series called "Surviving Suburbia," ABC announced Wednesday.

Pakistan condemns coalition assault

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Pakistan strongly condemned an operation by coalition forces from Afghanistan in a Pakistani tribal area, saying it resulted in many civilian deaths.

U.N.: Syria inquiry team back to Lebanon

UNITED NATIONS, June 10 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is sending the team that earlier had verified the withdrawal of Syrian military forces from Lebanon back to Beirut.

U.S. visa lottery called security threat

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- A U.S. State Department official has denounced the visa lottery program that issues 55,000 so-called green cards a threat to national security.

Of Human Interest: News lite

College lecturer Tecwen Whittock is on trial for allegedly using coughs as coded signals to help a contestant cheat at and win British television's "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.
Anne Patterson
Anne Patterson, assistant secretary of state for INL, discusses the indictment of 50 FARC leaders during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on March 22, 2006. The Colombian rebel group has been linked with terrorism and cocaine smuggling. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Anne Woods Patterson (born 1949) is an American diplomat and career Foreign Service Officer. She currently serves as the United States Ambassador to Egypt. She previously served as acting United States Ambassador to the United Nations in 2005 and as United States Ambassador to Pakistan from July 2007 to October 2010.

Patterson was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She attended The Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College and attended graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for one year. Patterson is married to David R. Patterson, a retired Foreign Service officer. The couple have two children.

Patterson entered the Foreign Service in 1973.

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