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Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women
A group of mostly teenagers and men took the streets of Cairo's capital by force this week, ready to do battle - in bright green vests with spray paint in hand - against sexual harassers.
19 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Egyptian media reveals just how isolated Hamas is
Back in 2011, following the ouster of longtime Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, relations between Egypt and Israel were at a low point.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
SPEAKING FREELY The Sisi his allies can't see By Monte Palmer Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Bad boy Israel, we are watching you
Social media, you double-edged sword! You beauty! Time was when we thought social media was a tool only for the oppressed people fighting tyrannical regimes from Iran to North Africa to Venezuela to, excuse me, Zimbabwe! Western media and governments would encourage the use of these new media to foment and precipitate; conduct and co-ordinate ... (more)
Michael Savage: 'Muslim Sisterhood' Runs White House
President Obama appears reticent to help Israel stamp out Hamas once and for all because his administration is being run by a 'Muslim Sisterhood,' nationally syndicated talk-host Michael Savage told his listeners."
a Libya is now officially a failed state
It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Tajikistan's Islamic Opposition Feels Pressure
Tajikistan's leading opposition force, the Islamic Rebirth Party , has complained of a concerted government campaign designed to discredit and weaken it ahead of a parliamentary election due next year.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Report says surveillance is hampering journalists
JANUARY 23: A woman screams into journalists' microphones as demonstrations take place next to the Egyptian Parliament during the first session since the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak on January 23, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt.
Middle East echoes pre-war Europe
A supporter of then Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, on a camel, fights with anti-Mubarak protesters in Cairo in February 2011.
One of the oldest Christian communities in the lands of Christ has...
One of the oldest Christian communities in the lands of Christ has been destroyed as the Sunni Caliphate spreads Robert Fisk Sunday 27 July 2014 It's not difficult to see where the Christians have made political mistakes in the Middle East 1 / 1 Displaced Christians who fled the violence and threats by Isis in Mosul, northern Iraq, pray at Mar ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
US and Egypt find themselves at odds once again
Hamas, which poses a strategic threat to Egypt, is attacking Israel, and the United States cannot or will not understand that simple fact.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Egypt's Ramadan resolution: tackle sexual harassment
For several years, Maha Abbas, a female medical student, has avoided going to central Cairo at national festivities when mass sexual harassment usually peaks.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Australian journalist jailed in Egypt to...
Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste will lodge an appeal against the conviction and seven-year sentence handed down by an Egyptian court, his family said Friday.
As Israel Fights Hamas in Gaza, Egypt Plays the Peacemaker Once Again
John Kerry, the beleaguered U.S. Secretary of State, arrived in Cairo Monday to try and broker another cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas, a Palestinian militant group which controls the Gaza Strip.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
US News & World Report
Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Gets Taken to the Woodshed by Obama
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she predicted the chaos that would ultimately follow the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Egypt's 'Not-So-Subtle' Message to John Kerry
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his entourage were forced to undergo a metal detector security screening as they arrived for a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo Tuesday, a message Middle East watchers say is rife with significance, but which the State Department brushed aside.
Jihadi cleric calls for Muslim fighters to join the fighting in Gaza
A new jihadi media outlet called Al-Fawaris released a video calling on Gazans to endure the military operation, saying that victory looms and that Muslims all over the world support them.
Christian Science Monitor
Egypt: Deaths in police custody, once a spark for revolt, now met by shrugs
Over 40 Egyptian prisoners sleep side by side in a detention facility in Cairo in this undated photo taken by a cellphone.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Is trust the only missing ingredient from Egypt's economic reform recipe?
The economist behind a plan to unlock at least $380 billion worth of assets from Egypt's black market says President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi.
Arab Collusion in Israeli Massacre of Palestinians in Gaza
" Gaza ceasefire hopes switch to Qatar as Arabs divided over Israeli offensive ," this headline of the Guardian of July 20, 2014 best reflected the collusion of major Arab states in the Israeli massacre of Palestinians in Gaza.