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"The Square," a film that follows activists in Cairo's Tahrir Square following the 2011 overthrow of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, won the award for best feature documentary for 2013 on Friday from the International Documentary Association.
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"You are nothing without your motherland." It's a trite phrase, one that seems unlikely to stir the blood of even the most dyed-in-the-wool nationalist -- but it has found recent currency in China.
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File - People shop at Al Ataba, a popular market, in this general view taken in downtown Cairo, November 11, 2013.
Nelson Mandela shakes hands with Yasser Arafat: South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela meets with Palestinian Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat, May 20, 1990 in Cairo.
University of Illinois at Urbana professor Dennis Baron, in his article, Reforming Egypt in 140 Characters , gives credit to Twitter for helping to depose Hosni Mubarak and for helping to oust Ben Ali from Tunisia.
The first hearing for the two men, Ahmed Douma and Ahmed Maher, will be held on Sunday.
Hosni Mubarak was overthrown in 2011 after ruling Egypt for more than 30 years, and then, in 2013, a second president, Mohammed Morsi, was deposed.
CAIRO: Egypt's public prosecutor referred leading political activist Ahmed Maher for trial on Thursday on charges including protesting without permission, a judicial official said.
CAIRO: Egypt promised Wednesday to pay $1.5 billion of the $6 billion it says it owes oil firms, hoping the announcement will revive confidence in an economy battered by nearly three years of political upheaval.
Egypt's most popular television satirist, Bassem Youssef, who was pulled off the airwaves last month after mocking the army chief, said on Wednesday the move showed the military-backed rulers were intolerant of opposing views.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says cutting his Pentagon staff by 20 percent will save at least $1 billion over five years.
Salafi bloc tells Al Jazeera it will push for yes vote despite amendment that could lead to ban on 'religious' parties.
For many, tweeting comes as naturally as breathing. No sooner has a half-baked theory, witty observation or nugget of advice popped into their head, is it tapped reflexively into their smartphone and beamed into the eyeballs of the whole procrastinating world.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney reluctantly commented today on the rift between his two daughters Liz and Mary Cheney, saying that he was surprised that Mary, who is lesbian, and her wife attacked Liz on Facebook.
Popular Egyptian poet Ahmad Fouad Negm passed away today ... what a sad day for Egyptians, poets and revolutionists ... Negm, who was 84, has inspired generations of young Egyptians to ask for change and to revolt ... it is also known that he himself was jailed for his political views under the rule of former presidents Jamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar ... (more)
Egypt has postponed any decision on taking a $4.8 billion loan from the IMF as financial aid from Gulf states has given Cairo some breathing space as it starts to conduct economic reforms, Deputy Prime Minister Ziad Bahaa El-Din said on Tuesday.