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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 Algeria
Jan 4th, 2013
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The international human rights “Amnesty International”, based in London, has rebelled Friday against “the crackdown on social and economic rights” in Algeria.  Recalling the arrest on January 2 in the region of Ouargla of an activist for the rights of the unemployed, Amnesty n...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 16th, 2012
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Migration from the Middle East and North Africa to European Union nations is not a recent phenomenon. What has changed, argues Mona Chalabi, is that the EU now views the security dimensions of migration from this region through economic lenses. By Mona Chalabi, Since 1945, Arab immigration has been a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Jun 4th, 2012
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OTTAWA, Canada, June 4, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today met with Saad Dine El Otmani, Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, to discuss Canada-Morocco relations and recent developments in the Middle East and North Africa. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 19th, 2011
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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing up to $110 million in debt financing to Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC to help improve access to high-quality generic medicines in the region. IFC’s investment will enable Hikma to continue to provide skilled jobs and high-quality medicines to peop...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 17th, 2011
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Cairo – Clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters against continued military rule have killed eight people and wounded another 299, the health ministry said on Saturday. “The toll from incidents on Friday outside the cabinet offices reached eight dead and 299 wounded,”...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 28th, 2011
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Cairo – Saboteurs on Monday blew up a pipeline that supplies gas to Israel, the official MENA news agency reported, just hours before the first election since Hosni Mubarak was ousted. Masked gunmen planted explosives under the pipeline west of the town of El-Arish in the north of the Sinai pen...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 25th, 2011
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Cairo – The Libyan embassy in Cairo said on Monday that it found a large cache of weapons on the premises it believes the former regime planned to use to kill dissidents in Egypt. “Among the weapons found were pistols, rifles and machine guns – all with silencers,” the embassy...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 2nd, 2011
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Egypt’s ruling military council said on Saturday it would consider ending military trials for civilians and setting a clearer timeline for the transition to civilian rule. The state news agency MENA reported the council said it would also introduce legislation to prevent members of former Presi...