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11 min ago | Mashable

WikiLeaks Exposes Countries That Use Controversial 'FinFisher' Surveillance Tech

WikiLeaks published a batch of documents and files pertaining to the controversial surveillance technology company FinFisher on Monday, including a list of its customers and actual copies of its spyware. The release, the fourth one in the WikiLeaks series dubbed Spy Files , is made mostly of files that were leaked by an unidentified hacker who breached FinFisher's corporate network in August.

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5 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Day in Photos: Hurricane Odile Hits Mexico, Egypt's Morsi Appears in...

Mexico tourism hit by Hurricane Odile, ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi appears in court, wildfires burn in California and more. Tourists sit on the concrete stairs in the service area of a resort after the designated shelter area was destroyed by winds from Hurricane Odile on Monday in Los Cabos, Mexico.

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9 hrs ago | KFBB

Prominent Egyptian activist to be released

Egypt's most prominent activist, who is facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail Monday, lawyers and relatives said. The release of Alaa Abdel-Fattah came after dozens of activists began a hunger strike last month to protest against curbs on public demonstrations and the detention of activists, including some of the leading figures in the 2011 uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's nearly three-decade rule.

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9 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Prominent Egyptian activist to be releasedProminent Egyptian blogger...

Prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah's mother, Laila Soueif, a university professor who is an also an activist, background left, his sisters Sanaa Seif, wearing eyeglasses at center, and Mona Seif, at right, cheer after his release on bail at a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Sept.

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9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Egypt says will boost security at tourist sites

In this Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 photo, Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazoua talks to journalists at the U.N. World Tourism Organization conference in Cairo.

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13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

No 'Gaza Spring'

The huge crowd, more than 100,000 Gaza youngsters, cheered as a new, clean-shaven Palestinian leader announced that the hated Hamas dictators were under arrest. With 18 days of mass demonstrations, converging on the grassy plaza in front of the Gaza City parliament building overlooking the sea, the same place where their parents greeted PLO legend Yasser Arafat 20 years earlier when he came home from exile to lead his people, these young adults had succeeded in ridding their little territory of a cadre of violent, extremist rulers who used them mercilessly in their war against Israel - Hamas's only reason to exist.

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15 hrs ago | AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Egypt tourism could fully recover by end 2015 - minister

Egypt's tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval and street protests, could fully recover by the end of 2015 if current levels of stability persist, the tourism minister said. But Hisham Zaazou also expressed concern that tourism would take another hit if Islamic State militants, who have seized parts of Iraq and Syria, showed any signs of infiltrating Egypt, the biggest Arab country.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Reuters

Egypt's GDP growth reaches 3.5 pct in Q4 of 2013/14 fiscal year -fin min

Egypt's gross domestic product grew 3.5 percent in the fourth quarter of the 2013/14 fiscal year, signalling that the economy was finally recovering from recent turmoil, the official Mena news agency quoted Finance Minister Hani Dimian as saying. Political turmoil since the 2011 uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak has hurt Egypt's economy and hit investor confidence.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Breitbart.com

Rand Paul: Targeting Secular Dictators Created ISIS

In response to President Obama's foreign policy speech Wednesday night, Sen. Rand Paul said that the United States should approach toppling Middle East dictators more cautiously in the future, warning that radical Islam typically rose up to replace it. "While I do support doing whatever it takes to take out ISIS, we need to remember why we got here," he told Fox News host Sean Hannity.

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Reuters

Egypt tourist numbers to rise 5-10 pct in 2014 -minister

Egypt's tourists should increase by 5 to 10 percent this year as security improves after the election of ex-army chief Fattah al-Sisi as president, the tourism minister said on Thursday. Tourists are starting to return after more than three years of turmoil drove them away, Hisham Zazou, minister of tourism, told Reuters by telephone.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily Star

Glimpse of Egypt stability enough for some to resume deals

CAIRO: From small business to billionaires, a vanguard of Egypt's entrepreneurs is now starting to bet that the economy has finally turned a corner. Sameh al-Meligy, whose interests range from importing home appliances to a stake in two Cairo restaurants, is thinking of opening another, after three years of violent unrest hurt demand.

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Philly.com

9/11: Unanswered Questions

We learned our military could take over a country in weeks, but we could not teach democracy and tolerance to people with no idea of what the words mean. We learned one of these countries, Iraq, may have been better off under Saddam Hussein, the mass murderer, than what we have today - a shaky state that is ripe to fall to ISIS.

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The Times of Israel

Ex-Egyptian minister: We warned US ahead of 9/11

Former Egyptian interior minister Habib Al-Adly, speaking about the 9/11 attacks, during his trial in Cairo in August 2014. In the weeks ahead of the September 11 attacks in 2001, Egypt warned the Bush administration repeatedly about an imminent large-scale terror attack to be carried out by al-Qaeda operatives on US soil, but the message was ignored, a former high-ranking Egyptian government official said.

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The Baltimore Sun

Dozens join hunger strike for release of Egypt political prisoners

Dozens of Egyptians have begun a hunger strike to demand the release of activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, a symbol of the 2011 uprising, and others they say are being unfairly detained in an effort to crush new-found freedoms. An Egyptian court sentenced 33-year-old Abdel Fattah, a leading figure in the revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak , to 15 years in jail in June for violating a law that seeks to curtail protests .

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Utility Products

Egypt president makes plea for patience during power outages

In a nationally televised speech on Saturday, Egypt 's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi asked the public to be patient and grasp the extent of the challenges facing the country following a massive power outage that struck the capital and other cities. The hours-long power outage on Thursday, which halted the Cairo subway and knocked TV stations off the air, was a huge embarrassment for the government, and officials struggled to offer a coherent explanation to an angry public.

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Reuters

Egyptian developer Palm Hills borrows 2.4 bln pounds

Palm Hills, Egypt's second-largest listed real estate developer, said on Tuesday it had agreed to borrow 2.4 billion Egyptian pounds , mostly to finance existing projects. It said in a statement the loan agreement had been signed with nine banks and the debt would be repaid over a period of six-and-a-half years.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Egypt to hold donor conference in February

Egypt will hold a conference in February to attract investment in an economy battered by years of political turmoil, the minister of planning said on Monday. The Egyptian Economic Summit, to take place in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, hopes to attract foreign companies, donors and international organizations, Ashraf al-Arabi said.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

OUPblog

Moving from protest to power

Now that the National Guard and the national media have left, Ferguson, Missouri is faced with questions about how to heal the sharp power inequities that the tragic death of Michael Brown has made so visible. How can the majority black protestors translate their protests into political power in a town that currently has a virtually all-white power structure? Recent experiences demonstrate that moving from protest to power is no easy task.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Switched

Egypt Charges Ex-President Morsi With Leaking Secrets To Qatar

Egypt charged ousted president Mohamed Mursi and nine others on Saturday with endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar, furthering a state crackdown on his outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Relations between Qatar, a Gulf Arab state, and Egypt have been icy since July 2013, when Egypt's then-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi toppled Mursi after protests against his rule.

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Greenwich Citizen

Egypt president asks for patience over power cuts

In this image made from video broadcast on Egypt's State Television, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks in a nationally televised program in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

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