Mohamed ElBaradei

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Dec 9th, 2013
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By Robele Ababya The indisputable Great Statesman Nelson Mandela glorified Ethiopia in these immortal words in 1961 at a conference in Addis Ababa: “Ethiopia has always held a special place in my own imagination and the prospect of visiting attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England an...
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In Egypt
Aug 16th, 2013
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A bloody confrontation on the streets of Cairo is a damaging development, and could be a precursor of worse to come   THE Egyptian army’s action on August 14th was not unexpected. Nor was it unlooked for by those who bore its brunt, the supporters of ousted President Muhammad Morsi. But it was s...
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In Egypt
Jul 28th, 2013
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Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have defied threats of removal from their sit-in protest in Cairo, despite the deaths of dozens in clashes with security forces. Speakers from the pro-Morsi Muslim Brotherhood addressed protesters overnight, saying they would not back down from t...
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In Djibouti
Jun 6th, 2013
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(Reuters) Egypt will demand Ethiopia stop building a dam on one of the main tributaries of the Nile, a senior government aide said on Wednesday, ramping up a confrontation over the project that Egypt fears will affect its main source of water. Ethiopia set off alarm bells in Cairo last week when it b...
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In Egypt
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Much like Festivus, American diplomacy to the Middle East usually begins with an airing of grievances. These are not the American grievances over decades of terrorism and acts of violent hatred. These are the grievances that are supposedly infuriating the Arab Street. The list begins with Israel, con...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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By: Omar Ashour CAIRO – Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first-ever elected civilian president, recently granted himself sweeping temporary powers in order, he claims, to attain the objectives of the revolution that overthrew Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship. But the decrees incited strong opposition f...
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In Egypt
Nov 27th, 2012
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Angry chants filled Tahrir Square on Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators filled the iconic center of last year’s revolt, this time to protest a recent decree that grants President Mohammed Morsi sweeping powers. The protesters, waving Egypt’s red, white and black flags and chanting slog...
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Nov 27th, 2012
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By Eric Walberg At last Egyptian politics is moving. President Mohamed Morsi is slowly building on his summer ‘coup’, when he stared down Egypt’s generals and put his men in the top army and defence positions, following terrorist attacks in Sinai which the army, so old and bumbling, so involved in Eg...
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In Libya
Dec 18th, 2011
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Cairo – Troops pulled women across the pavement by their hair, knocking off their headscarves, and slapped a middle-aged woman in the face repeatedly on Saturday. Young activists were kicked in the head until they lay motionless in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Egypt’s military is using a ...
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In Egypt
Dec 17th, 2011
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Cairo – Soldiers stormed an anti-military protest camp outside Egypt’s Cabinet building on Friday, beating women with sticks and hurling chunks of concrete and glass onto protesters from the roof of the parliament in a resurgence of turmoil only a day after millions voted in parliamentary...