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Real Clear Politics
The Hard Hand of the Middle East
Reality can be harsh. In order for the United States to weaken and eventually defeat the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, it could use help from both the Iranian regime and that of President Bashar al Assad in Syria.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Ben-Eliezer undergoes another round of questioning by anti-fraud cops
Labor Party MK and former defense minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer was questioned for hours on Wednesday as part of the ongoing investigation into allegations that he took funds illegally from a number of different people.
Virtual Dave...Real Blog
I read these right after re-reading my book Expect More for an upcoming project that starts with the Arab Spring and the modern Library of Alexandria being protected, and in essence reclaimed by protestors: After the uprising had subsided, when President Mubarak had stepped down and the protestors were celebrating their victory around the country, ... (more)
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Defense/Security, 5:49 PMFour Decapitated Bodies Found in Sinai; IS 'Copycats' Suspected
Four decapitated bodies were found north of the Sinai Peninsula Wednesday morning, about 15 kilometers from the border with Gaza.
The Miami Herald
Egypt says rolling blackouts to end in 4 months
Top officials in Egypt promised Wednesday to end the rolling blackouts hitting the country in four months, blaming the outages on a fuel shortage, hot weather and poor maintenance of power plants.
UPDF to egange more in economy - Kulayigye
Col. Felix Kulayigye, the National Political Commissar speaks during the national agricultural inputs stakeholders' dialogue at Colline Hotel, Mukono, on August 19, 2014.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Mideast Stocks-Egypt's property stocks lead Cairo rebound; Dubai up
Egyptian property developer SODIC helped Cairo's bourse rebound on Tuesday as foreign institutions bought into the country's buoyant real estate sector.
The Wichita Eagle
Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament
Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.
The Washington Post
Explaining the Arab uprisings
More than a quarter-million people flooded into Tahrir Square in Cairo on Feb. 1, 2011, filling the city's main square in by far the largest demonstration in a week of unceasing demands for Hosni Mubarak to step down as president after nearly 30 years in power.
Prominent Activist in Egypt Goes on Hunger Strike
A prominent activist in Egypt has begun a hunger strike to protest his imprisonment after being convicted on charges of violating the country's widely criticized protest law.
Latin America Scores Lowest on Security
Residents of Latin America and the Caribbean were the least likely among all global regions last year to feel secure in their communities.
Big News Network.com
Hosni Mubarak denies ordering the killing of protesters
Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
People's Daily Online
America should not interfere with Africa's democracy
Building democracy is one of the three themes of the U.S.-Africa leaders summit.
How Egypt Prolonged the Gaza War
As Israel and the Palestinians struggle to reach yet another cease-fire, the mediators in Cairo are making the conflict worse -- and empowering radicals in the process.
Tens of thousands protest military...
Tens of thousands of protesters packed Cairo's downtown Tahrir Square on Friday in the biggest demonstration in months against the ruling military, aimed at stepping up pressure on the generals to hand over power to civilians and bar ex-regime members from running in upcoming presidential elections.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Unquestionable Suez Canal development project leaves many questions unanswered
The government has begun taking measures to attract investments to fund the projects on both sides of the Suez Canal, according to Hassan Fahmy, head of the General Authority For Investment.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Muslim Brotherhood wins Egypt presidential polls
Egyptian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Mohammed Morsi celebrate next to a giant poster of him at his campaign headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
Egypt's liberal parties seek alliance ahead of Parliamentary elections
The head of the Al-Wafd Party El-Sayed Al-Badawi, who last year traveled to Sudan to discuss the situation in Egypt with high ranking officials.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Egypt's Tiananmen, still not fully accounted for
Within a 12-hour span, security forces killed at least 800 protesters, and likely more than 1,000.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The terror metanarrative and the Rabaa massacre
Just after dawn prayers on the morning of 14 August 2013, Egyptian security forces raided a large sit-in based at Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiyya Square and another at al-Nahda Square.