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By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 27th, 2013
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At least 80  people have been killed after security forces attacked a protest by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo, according to the Muslim Brotherhood. Doctors at a field hospital said another 1,000 people had been wounded in clashes on the road to Cairo’s international ai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 24th, 2013
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Source: washington.cbslocal A former parking manager at the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Air and Space annex in Chantilly has pleaded guilty to stealing roughly $1.4 million in parking fees. Thirty-three-year-old Abeselom Hailemariam pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Alexandria. He’s is the third...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 25th, 2013
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Egypt’s emergency services say 110 people have been injured in clashes between police and protesters during rallies marking the second anniversary of the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak’s regime. The two sides clashed throughout the day Friday in Cairo, Alexandria, the cities of Sue...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 16th, 2012
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Alexandria – An apartment tower under construction collapsed on adjacent buildings in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, killing 11 people, Egypt’s Health Ministry said on Sunday. The ministry said five other people were injured and that teams were searching for survivors buried under ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 4th, 2012
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Cairo – Protesters and soldiers threw rocks at each other over a barbed wire barricade near the defence ministry in Cairo on Friday, with several protesters injured, AFP reporters said. Bleeding protesters were ferried away by motorbike by fellow demonstrators and ambulances rushed to the scene...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 16th, 2012
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After warning men across the country ‘go big’ this Valentine’s day, it appears President Obama took his own advice. He treated the First Lady to dinner at pricey restaurant Vermilion where plates of caviar, beef and chocolate truffle tarts were on offer. The president was photograph...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 28th, 2011
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Egyptians in Tahriri and Abasssiya Squares have a better grasp of American politics and many of us have. Alexandria, 415 or 416 (CAIRO) – This observer spent a good part of Christmas Eve divided between two main Cairo Squares, Tahir and Abassiya, while waiting for a Visa from the Libyan Embassy...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 29th, 2011
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Alexandria – Egypt’s first parliamentary elections since the fall of Hosni Mubarak have brought the political debut of a potentially powerful new player on the scene, the ultraconservative Islamist movement known as the Salafis. At several voting stations in this Mediterranean coastal cit...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 20th, 2011
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Protesters demanding an end to army rule and angered by rough police tactics battled with police on Sunday, presenting Egypt’s ruling generals with their biggest security challenge yet, a week before parliamentary elections. Two people were killed and hundreds wounded in late night clashes remi...
By benim
In News
Oct 3rd, 2011
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Another person has been caught at one of the region’s airports after having swallowed dozens of heroin pellets in a drug-smuggling attempt, according to court records. A 61-year-old Nigerian woman was arrested after she flew into Washington Dulles International Airport from Addis Ababa, Ethiopi...