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Oct 28th, 2013
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Reem Mohamed When women joined men on the streets of Egypt on January 25 2011, they did not organize for a gender revolution; they joined the crowds to chant ‘bread, freedom and social justice.’ This was a big mistake. Led by males, uprisings of the Arab Spring did not prioritize ‘equality’, a crucia...
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Oct 7th, 2013
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Anonymous The current political crisis in Egypt holds important lessons for Ethiopians. It is often said that democracy is not just about elections. Democracy means that people have to agree to live together and by certain rules, as described in a constitution, for example. In order to come to such a...
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Fikir Yibeltal Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said yesterday that his group would never acquire chemical weapons on religious ground (Emphasis mine). I don’t think the Holy Quran prescribes which weapon to use when. I could be proved wrong. But I believe that our conventional religious books suc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 25th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Three leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the movement's former arch-foe Hosni Mubarak faced separate trials on Sunday on similar charges of involvement in the killing of protesters. With Egypt now under an army-installed government after last month's overthrow ...
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Aug 21st, 2013
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  In the big marble halls of Washington, in the slow ambling pace of summer cocktail parties where veterans of the political establishment still shake their heads at the fall of the Graham dynasty and the sale of the Post to a parvenu dot comer, the second favorite topic of conversation is how t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 19th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president overthrown in an uprising in 2011, will be released from jail soon after a prosecutor cleared him in a corruption case, his lawyer and a judicial source said on Monday. Mubarak, 85, was arrested after he was ousted. In scenes that mesmeri...
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In Egypt
Aug 18th, 2013
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By Ahmed A. Namatalla Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood called for protests today in front of Cairo’s Supreme Constitutional Court following the storming of a landmark mosque by the country’s military-backed government. Egyptian police arrested 385 protesters inside the al-Fath mosque in Ramsis square yeste...
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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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Aug 13th, 2013
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Security officials and witnesses say the fighting broke out when the Muslim Brotherhood, which is demanding that Morsi be reinstated, tried to break into the Interior Ministry. Protesters threw rocks at police trying to stop them, prompting the tear gas as local residents joined security forces and b...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Explosions rocked the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday in what appeared to be attacks on judicial buildings, a security official said, sparking protests a day after more than 1,100 inmates escaped during a prison riot there. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Benghazi...