Suez Canal

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Ann M. Lesch Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, anointed president by 97 percent of the voters in May 2014, addresses Egyptians as their elder brother, insisting on correcting their wayward behavior. He’ll make sure that they get up at 5 a.m. so they can work hard and he’ll ensure that they adhere to ‘correct’...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 26th, 2013
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President Mohamed Morsi during his visit to Ethiopia (Photo:Presidency facebook page)   Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Saturday that he had made an agreement with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn that both countries’ interests would be addressed during the bui...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 28th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Egyptian protesters defied a nighttime curfew in restive towns along the Suez Canal, attacking police stations and ignoring emergency rule imposed by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi to end days of clashes that have killed at least 52 people. At least two men died in overnight fight...
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 Comoros
Jan 25th, 2013
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The short-lived tumult carries deep implications for Iran’s desire to lock down the Middle East. Dissident Eritrean soldiers seized the country’s Ministry of Information on Monday, and briefly took over Eritrea’s state-run television service in an apparent attempt to overthrow the government. Though ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 10th, 2013
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By Abdulrahman Al-Rashed Neither imams nor members of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafist movements would be able to protect the Egyptian presidency from the wrath of the people when they pay more pounds for one dollar. Every single citizen will pay a dear price, not just the protesters in Tahrir Squ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 10th, 2012
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Dr. Harold Goldmeier Israel certainly doesn’t want war; it’s doing fine without ‘peace’ too – and It also doesn’t make its decisions with US elections in mind. The press is saturated with jabber about Israel attacking Iran to set back or destroy its ability to laun...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 22nd, 2012
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Bruce Thornton Iran announced Sunday that it was cutting off crude oil sales to France and England, a mostly symbolic act given that Iran provides England less than 1% of its crude, and France claims that it “practically stopped importing Iranian oil,” according to the head of the Union of Petroleum ...
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In East Africa
Jan 10th, 2012
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Tbilisi – The Georgian captain of a cargo ship that was released by Somali pirates said on Tuesday his Georgian-Turkish crew had suffered through “infernal torment” during its 18-month captivity. “We have gone through an infernal torment, starvation, thirst. All this time we h...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 3rd, 2011
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The United States and its friends have long known that to take Egypt out of the Middle East equation is to make the Arab contribution almost insignificant. For more than thirty years, a compliant Egyptian Government has allowed US and Israeli foreign policy to go virtually unchallenged. The foreign d...