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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Egypt’s lead state daily paper Al-Ahram said it wanted President Mohamed Morsi might either venture down or be evacuated from office on Wednesday when a due date set by the military for determining the nation’s political emergency terminates. Anyway a militar...
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In Djibouti
May 13th, 2013
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Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Bahaa ElDin said on Saturday that Egypt does not oppose the establishment of development projects or dams along the Nile River as long as it does not affect water distribution between countries. Bahaa ElDin’s statement, made during an interview on a ...
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Feb 18th, 2013
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Since the “Arab Spring” came to Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood assumed power, sexual harassment, abuse, and rape of women has skyrocketed.  This graph, which shows an enormous jump in sexual harassment beginning around January 2011, when the Tahrir revolts began, certainly demonstrates as much. Its...
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In Middle East
May 23rd, 2012
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The following article was originally published by the Gatestone Institute. Despite the fact that some in the West portray Islam and democracy as being perfectly compatible, evidence continues to emerge that, for many countries in the Middle East, democracy and elections are various means to one end: ...
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In Egypt
Feb 15th, 2012
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Egypt’s first presidential election since Hosni Mubarak was overthrown a year ago will be held by late May, Wednesday’s state newspaper al-Ahram quoted a government minister as saying. Army leaders who took over from Mubarak in February last year have faced street protests and widespread ...
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In Egypt
Feb 9th, 2012
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Cairo – Egypt’s ruling generals said on Wednesday they would deploy more soldiers and tanks across the country, an announcement seen as a warning to activists planning a national strike on the anniversary of the overthrow of president Hosni Mubarak. Campaigners demanding a swifter transit...
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In Egypt
Jan 14th, 2012
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Cairo – Over a dozen people were wounded on Friday when military police tried to disperse hundreds of Egyptian protesters demanding the relocation of a state nuclear power project. About 500 Egyptians rallied in front of the plant in Dabaa on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, demanding the ter...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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The political career of Samia Yaaba Nkrumah and Dr. Sekou Nkrumah is in crisis. And that is even an understatement. Indeed, their political career is a flop. Their fate provides useful lessons in political miscalculation. While Samia’s experiences portray her as a victim of unfortunate circumstances,...
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In Egypt
Dec 12th, 2011
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Cairo – Islamists are dominating Egypt’s elections and some of them have a new message for tourists: welcome, but no booze, bikinis or mixed bathing at beaches, please. That vision of turning Egypt into a sin-free vacation spot could spell doom for a key pillar of the economy that has alr...
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In Egypt
Nov 25th, 2011
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Cairo – Thousands of Egyptians streamed into Tahrir Square on Friday ahead of a new mass rally to demand the end of military rule, capping a week of protests and deadly clashes just days before the first polls since Hosni Mubarak’s ouster. “Last Chance Friday… stability or cha...